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 a remake of the UK show of the same name – Free Agents
About the Show
Summary of Plot
Alex is recently divorced, and Helen lost her fiance a year ago. Obviously, these two are definitely not ready to be dating again. So naturally, they end up in bed together one night- IMDb
Number of Seasons / Episodes
Hank Azaria – Alex
Kathryn Hahn – Helen
Mo Mandel – Dan
Natasha Leggero – Emma
Al Madrigal – Gregg
Joe Lo Truglio – Walter
Anthony Head – Stephen
- This show was the last series to be produced by Universal Media Studios during the revival of Universal Television.
- NBC canceled Free Agents on October 6, 2011 after four episodes were broadcast.
- NBC took interest in this project after Executive Producer Todd Holland began developing the American adaptation with the UK’s original writer Chris Niel and producers Nira Park, Kenton Allen and Matthew Justice in September 2010
- Actor Anthony Head was the only cast member who had ties to both shows, in which he played Stephen, the boss in the UK and US adaptation