Atlanta (2016– )
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Teddy Perkins 

When Darius goes to pick up a piano, he meets Teddy Perkins, a strange, eccentric man who makes him feel uneasy.


Hiro Murai


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Episode complete credited cast:
Donald Glover ... Earnest 'Earn' Marks / Theodore Perkins (as Donald Glover) (as Teddy Perkins)
Brian Tyree Henry ... Alfred 'Paper Boi' Miles
Lakeith Stanfield ... Darius
Khris Davis ... Tracy
Chris Jarell Chris Jarell ... Young Benny
Bryan McClure ... White Guy
Alvin Ashby ... Krystal Employee
Derrick J. Haywood ... Benny Hope (as Derrick Haywood)


Darius finding an ad on Craig's list for a piano with multicolored keys goes on a journey to the home of the brothers Benny Hope and Teddy Perkins both retired jazz piano players. Teddy's unnatural appearance and weird personality unnerves Darius but he stays in hope of acquiring his piano. A series of weird and creepy things happen at the home of these two jazz musicians leaving Darius with possibly his first regret in life.

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Comedy | Drama | Music


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Release Date:

5 April 2018 (USA) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital



Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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Did You Know?


Hiro Murai was nominated for the 2018 Emmy Award in the Outstanding Directing For A Comedy Series category for Atlanta: Teddy Perkins (2018), but lost to Amy Sherman-Palladino for The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel: Pilot (2017). See more »


Theodore 'Teddy' Perkins: Are you a fan of Benny's?
Darius: Who?
Theodore 'Teddy' Perkins: Benny Hope. The pianist. He's the one who owned the piano. He's my brother.
Darius: Oh, sh-shit! Is that Keith Jerrett?
[looks to pictures on piano]
Darius: Let me look at that.
Theodore 'Teddy' Perkins: Yes. Yes. And Stevie, as well.
[Darius chuckles]
Theodore 'Teddy' Perkins: And Al Jarreau and Ahmad Jamal. I think Nina's over there somewhere. Ahmad and my brother, they had a residency in New York together.
Darius: Hmm. That's Flames, man.
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Written by Stevie Wonder and Syreeta (as Syreeta Wright)
Performed by Stevie Wonder
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Oh my.
7 April 2018 | by jesshaneburySee all my reviews

Watch this episode right now. I am so thankful for a show that can stretch its universe like this.

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