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The Characters 

TV-MA | | Comedy | TV Series (2016– )
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No rules. No expectations. A half hour to make their mark. Eight different comedians each get an episode to show their skills in comedy.
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Series cast summary:
John T. Reynolds ...  Dan / ... 3 episodes, 2016
Kate Berlant ...  Brian / ... 2 episodes, 2016
John Early ...  Jason / ... 2 episodes, 2016
Jon Bander Jon Bander ...  Employee #1 / ... 2 episodes, 2016
Sue Galloway ...  Stephanie / ... 2 episodes, 2016
Jacqueline Novak ...  Jacqueline / ... 2 episodes, 2016
Brandon Scott Jones ...  Ben J. / ... 2 episodes, 2016
C.J. Wilson ...  Host / ... 2 episodes, 2016
Wes Haney Wes Haney ...  Steven / ... 2 episodes, 2016
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No rules. No expectations. A half hour to make their mark. Eight different comedians each get an episode to show their skills in comedy.

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Not funny.
21 June 2020 | by joonas-valkoniemi-1See all my reviews

The only episode worth watching is the Tim Robinson one, and even that is kinda mediocre, compared to his I think you should leave series. Rest are just terrible.


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