Comedy Clicks – USA Edition – Whitney

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 was named after the lead character who also had the same name as the actress – Whitney

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Trailer 

 

About the Show

Summary of Plot

A girl, a guy, and their friends are twenty-somethings living in Chicago.- IMDb

Number of Seasons / Episodes

2 season

Characters:

Whitney Cummings – Whitney
Chris D’Elia – Alex Green
Rhea Seehorn – Roxanne
Zoe Lister-Jones – Lily
Dan O’Brien – Mark

 

Trivia

  • According to Whitney Cummings, she was under so much pressure during this series that she rarely slept. An animator was hired to work on each episode frame-by-frame to remove the dark circles under her eyes.
  • Beverly D’Angelo was originally cast as Whitney’s mother and even shot her scenes for the pilot, but she was replaced by Jane Kaczmarek and the scenes were re-shot.
  • John Cleese was a recurring character

 

 

 

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