A young woman abandons a choice job at a law firm and her life in New York in an attempt to find happiness in the unlikely locale of West Covina, California.
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Series cast summary:
Rachel Bloom ...  Rebecca Bunch / ... 62 episodes, 2015-2019
Donna Lynne Champlin ...  Paula Proctor / ... 62 episodes, 2015-2019
Vincent Rodriguez III ...  Josh Chan / ... 61 episodes, 2015-2019
Pete Gardner ...  Darryl Whitefeather / ... 51 episodes, 2015-2019
Vella Lovell ...  Heather Davis / ... 45 episodes, 2015-2019
Gabrielle Ruiz ...  Valencia Perez / ... 42 episodes, 2015-2019
Scott Michael Foster ...  Nathaniel Plimpton III / ... 36 episodes, 2017-2019
David Hull ...  White Josh / ... 34 episodes, 2015-2019
Erick Lopez ...  Hector 30 episodes, 2015-2019
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To most looking in, Rebecca Bunch has a great life: a high powered job as an attorney in a prestigious New York law firm, great future prospects in her chosen profession, looks, brains, and money. But she has always suffered from anxiety and depression, for which she is on a plethora of pills. Those maladies are largely from being pushed by her overbearing Jewish mother, which also led to Rebecca's father abandoning the family when she was young. When on the streets of New York Rebecca runs into Josh Chan, her boyfriend from summer camp ten years ago when they were sixteen, she remembers back to that time as the happiest time in her life, happiness which eludes her. When Josh mentions that he is imminently moving back to his hometown of West Covina, California, Rebecca decides to pursue happiness in moving to West Covina herself, telling people it's because she got a fabulous job there, where in reality it's to rekindle a relationship with Josh, which she believes is what will make ... Written by Huggo

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Never. Let. Go. (Season 1) See more »

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Comedy | Musical

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Michael McDonald played Darryl on the Showtime pilot, but when The CW ordered its own broadcast pilot McDonald was too busy directing several sitcoms, so Pete Gardner was cast to replace him. See more »

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The show is set in West Covina, California and is described as being "Just two hours from the beach, four hours in traffic." Actually, Seal Beach in Orange County is less than an hour away about 30 miles to the southwest of the city. Also, Santa Monica Beach on the other side of Los Angeles is only 35 miles away. See more »

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Referenced in Whose Line Is It Anyway?: Rachel Bloom (2016) See more »

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Unique, Fresh, unpredictable, fast comedy writing style, LOVE it
13 October 2015 | by kenprunerSee all my reviews

I am thrilled I stumbled on this. It has a very unpredictable fast comedy style, much like Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt. It may not last long because it doesn't hold to the generic boring sit com standards that make me want to throw the TV like Mike & Molly or 2 Broke girls. You can say the joke before it comes out of their mouths with those shows. No filming studio family room or terrible NBC/ABC sets with this show. I never know what joke is coming with Crazy ex girlfriend and that's the best part. They don't lay the jokes out for you like an idiot. They rely on body language and facial movements to bring the awkward joke moments. To get the belly laughs (very rare in TV comedy) you may have to watch it a little more closely and listen to the fast writing style with a little more attention. Its been years since I've been excited for the next episode of a comedy. Love it, but it won't be for everyone. PLEASE give it a try.


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English

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12 October 2015 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Crazy Ex-Girlfriend See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA

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