Comedy Clicks – This Week – Catastrophe

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 won 9 awards and nominated for 13 others including 2 Primetime Emmys – Catastrophe

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Trailer

About the Show

Summary of Plot

American boy Rob gets Irish girl Sharon pregnant while they hook up for a week while on a business trip to London. – IMDb

Number of Seasons / Episodes

4 seasons

Characters:

Sharon Horgan – Sharon Morris

Rob Delaney – Rob Norris

Mark Bonnar – Chris

Jonathan Forbes – Fergal

 

Trivia

  • Co-creators Rob Delaney and Sharon Horgan met each other through Twitter.
  • Carrie Fisher’s final acting performance. She passed away a week after she wrapped her work on season three of the series.
  • The BBC rejected the pilot.
  • Sharon Horgan estimates the show gained thousands of new viewers after Reese Witherspoon posted about it on Instagram.
  • Ryan Reynolds personally offered Rob Delaney the role of Peter in Deadpool 2 (2018) after seeing him in this series.

 

Clips

 

Creative Insults

 

Morning Sex?

 

That’s My Visa

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