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 only lasted for one season although the cast wanted it to last longer – Free Agents
About the Show
Summary of Plot
“Free Agents” is a crooked, romantic comedy that explores the trials and tribulations of finding love and companionship – the second time around – IMDb
Number of Seasons / Episodes
Sharon Horgan – Helen Ryan
Stephen Mangan – Alex Taylor
Anthony Head – Stephen Caudwell
Matthew Holness – Dan Mackey
Sara Pascoe – Emma Phillips
- Originally a pilot for Channel 4 in November 2007, the series began on 13 February 2009
- It spawned a short lived US remake, which was cancelled after just 4 episodes aired, although 4 more were later released on Hulu.
- The series is produced by Big Talk Productions and Bwark Productions and is written by Chris Niel
- It was formed as part of Channel 4’s 2007 Comedy Showcase along with Plus One and The Kevin Bishop Show, both of which were given their own series.
- Shortly before the final episode aired, Mangan told a reporter that he and the rest of the cast were hoping to make a second series
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