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 even created real social media profiles for it’s lead character – Selfie
About the Show
Summary of Plot
Number of Seasons / Episodes
Karen Gillan – Eliza Dooley
John Cho – Henry Higgs
Allyn Rachel – Bryn
Da’Vine Joy Randolph – Charmonique
David Harewood – Sam Sapertein
- Karen Gillan wore a wig in the pilot, and throughout the series, as she had shaved her head for her role as Nebula in Guardians of the Galaxy (2014).
- In the episode “Nuggett of Wisdom”, there is a red toy Dalek on Kevin’s bedside. The Daleks are the enemy of the Doctor in Doctor Who (2005), in which Karen Gillan played the Doctor’s companion, Amy Pond.
- Karen Gillan modelled Eliza Dooley after a friend with whom she had a falling out.
- A profile for Eliza Dooley was actually set up on the social media website Facebook, specifically for the show
- ABC picked up the pilot on May 10th, 2014 before commissioning a first season soon afterwards.
- The show does not have a laughter track.