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White Famous 

TV-MA | | Comedy | TV Series (2017)
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A young African-American comedian rises among the ranks of the stand-up world and braces for "break-out" fame.
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Series cast summary:
Jay Pharoah ...  Floyd Mooney 10 episodes, 2017
Jacob Ming-Trent ...  Ron Balls 10 episodes, 2017
Utkarsh Ambudkar ...  Malcolm 10 episodes, 2017
Lonnie Chavis ...  Trevor 10 episodes, 2017
Michael Rapaport ...  Teddy Snow 8 episodes, 2017
Cleopatra Coleman ...  Sadie 7 episodes, 2017
Jack Davenport ...  Peter King 7 episodes, 2017
Lyndon Smith ...  Gwen 5 episodes, 2017
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A young African-American comedian rises among the ranks of the stand-up world and braces for "break-out" fame.

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A New Comedy About Trying to Make It Without Losing Your Soul

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Set in the same universe as Californication (2007), with Stephen Tobolowsky and Meagan Good reprising their roles, but Natalie Zea actually playing another character. See more »

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This is one very stale comedy
19 October 2017 | by brandybellbuckheadSee all my reviews

Pros:

Utkarsh Ambudkar who plays Malcolm, the Indian talent agent is excellent and would have been a more likable lead than Jay Pharoah.

The Hollywood/Los Angeles sights and scenes are more interesting than the script.

Cons:

There seems to be a lot of anti-white rhetoric and stereotypes. It frankly makes it uncomfortable to watch. It is blatant and one sided.

The writing is weak and many of the jokes and scenes are recycled from the 90's. An example is the scene in the pilot where the white guy mistakes Jay Pharoah for the valet at a restaurant and hands him his keys. (Stolen from Curb Your Enthusiasm).

I am not sure how this show got the green light? The show just isn't funny and injecting A list celebrities like Jamie Fox towards the end of the 1st episode just looks like you are trying to make up for something.


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English

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15 October 2017 (USA) See more »

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