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An ensemble comedy that follows a group of old friends in a fantasy football league who care deeply about one another -- so deeply that they use every opportunity to make each other's lives miserable.
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Cast

Series cast summary:
Mark Duplass ...  Pete Eckhart / ... 84 episodes, 2009-2015
Jonathan Lajoie ...  Taco 84 episodes, 2009-2015
Nick Kroll ...  Ruxin 84 episodes, 2009-2015
Stephen Rannazzisi ...  Kevin 84 episodes, 2009-2015
Paul Scheer ...  Andre 84 episodes, 2009-2015
Katie Aselton ...  Jenny 82 episodes, 2009-2015
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An ensemble comedy that follows a group of old friends in a fantasy football league who care deeply about one another -- so deeply that they use every opportunity to make each other's lives miserable.

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Comedy | Sport

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Official Sites:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

29 October 2009 (USA) See more »

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FX Network See more »
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Stereo

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1.78 : 1
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In the episode "Flowers for Taco", the tacos the characters are seen eating, are tacos from Jack in the Box. See more »

Quotes

Rafi: You spend all your time reading books and looking at numbers and letters like they mean something.
Ruxin: They do. Do you know how to read?
Rafi: I get by, all right?
Ruxin: What do you know?
Rafi: You know, like... red means stop.
Ruxin: Great.
Rafi: Green means go.
Ruxin: Good.
Rafi: Yellow's the other one.
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VERY adult, gross and sick but I'm ashamed to say hilarious
18 May 2013 | by HelenMarySee all my reviews

Difficult to rate because I'm conflicted. I have no idea why this hasn't been released in the UK, other than the fact that most of us probably don't get American Football references and it's probably not suitable to be aired on television generally. It's totally gross, sick, rude, inappropriate, blasphemous, obscene, cringeworthy and has jokes about just about everything that I personally find distasteful, and things that I'd usually turn off for. However, it is unavoidably hilarious. Laugh out loud funny even if you are berating yourself for finding something so horrible amusing. You know you should switch off but it's just too funny. It's definitely more boy-humour than girl-humour (think The Hangover) so I'm surprised I like it so much in that respect. None of the characters are particularly likable (I personally like Pete best), but you end up really attached to them, but the comedy is just so clever, fast and observational as well as horrible but there are some big names that have graced it's episodes from the world of Football and there's a great few eps with Jeff Goldblum to name one familiar actor - and he's his fabulous self as ever.

Basically set around the antics of six friends who are part of a fantasy football league, and the lengths they will go to to win their league trophy - the Shiva, named after a plain girl who went to their highschool with them who is now a very attractive doctor and friend. Do not watch this if you don't like bad language, violence, drugs, reference to any body parts, bodily functions or anything of a sexual nature. Or if you are squeamish. Or delicate. Or of a nervous disposition. Currently on four series and I hope there are more.


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