Comedy

Comedy Clicks – USA Edition – Abby’s

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 is the first sitcom to be shot outdoors.- Abby’s


About the Show

Summary of Plot

As the oddball cast of characters at Abby’s will tell you, everyone needs a bar to call home.– iMDB

Number of Seasons / Episodes

seasons

Characters:
Natalie Morales – Abby
Nelson Franklin – Bill
Jessica Chaffin – Beth
Leonard Ouzts – James
Kimia Behpoornia – Rosie
Neil Flynn – Fred


Trivia

  • This is the first sitcom to be shot outdoors.
  • Star Natalie Morales commented in an interview with NBC News about filming the show outside: “It was really different and kind of wild, and the audience felt that way too. It was kind of like we were all in this weird thing together. There was definitely some interruptions with sound, but overall it was a really great experience.”
  • The cash register at Abby’s bar is a vintage “National Cash Register” from the early 1900’s.
  • On May 30, 2019, NBC announced the cancellation of Abby’s after one season.
  • This is the second sitcom featuring a bisexual lead. Natalie Morales plays lead character Abby who identifies as bisexual.

Clips

Trailer

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