Comedy Clicks USA Edition – Superior Donuts

 

Each week, we will be taking an in depth look at some of the best sitcoms and comedy shows from both the UK and the USA.

Today we will be looking at a comedy that has been able to fight through the cull of shows this year and make it to season two this autumn! – Superior Donuts


Opening title Sequence / Theme Tune

About the Show

Summary of Plot

Workers at a local doughnut shop keep their business going in a changing neighborhood.- IMDb

Number of Seasons / Episodes

1 Season second starting in October

Characters:

Jermaine Fowler  – Franco Wilkes

David Koechner – Carl Tushinski

Maz Jobrani – Fawz

Anna Baryshnikov – Maya

 

Trivia

 

  • Katey Sagal and Judd Hirsch had a guest appearance on the same episode of The Big Bang Theory (2007).
  • Based on the 2008 Jeff Jefferson Award nominated play “Superior Donuts,” written by Tracy Letts and first produced at Chicago’s Steppenwolf Theatre.
  • James Burrows, who directed countless episodes of “Taxi” starring Judd Hirsch, is also the director of this series.
  • Megyn Price was originally going to be Randy.
  • Brian d’Arcy James was originally going to play Arthur but dropped out for The Silent Man (2017).
  • Maz Jobrani previously played donut shop owner Moly in Friday After Next (2002).

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