I've never loved this show, and I don't know why all the
critics think it's so great. The first season or so was
okay...very hit-or-miss, and then it got worse. FX always
sends me the DVD's of the show, so I watch it, but then I
end up fast-forwarding through all of the boring or
cringe-worthy or gross parts.
As a comedian, I like Louie a lot. When they show him
doing his stand-up act, I enjoy it. However, as a sitcom
writer, he seems to enjoy making the audience very
uncomfortable without much humorous pay-off. Often, his idea
of funny scenes are scatological.
I would say this season is the worst of all of the ones
I've previously seen (although, to be fair, I still have
some episodes of Season 5 on DVD that I haven't watched
yet). In the first episode, airing April 9, Louie's in
therapy, but his therapist falls asleep. (I thought at first
that he was dying, but I guess not) Louie decides that he's
boring, so he goes to one of his daughter's parent potlucks.
First he goes to the wrong one (that idea was kind of funny,
but the execution, not so much). Then when he goes to the
right one, he meets a pregnant lady, and he ends up getting
a ride with her. They have sex. In a lot of Louie's
episodes, he ends up having sex with some strange woman. I'm
sure this is every man's fantasy, but to me it's kind of
boring after a while, and doesn't even make sense that
someone who looks like him would get all of these woman
coming on to him. This one is way too attractive for him.
She looks like Rosanne Arquette--way out of his league.
Anyway, I've tried watching the disk they sent me, but I
can't get through at all. I give up. The show is terrible.
Sorry! If you liked the other seasons, you'll probably love
LOUIE returns for its fifth season on Thursday,
April 9 at 10:30pm ET/PT, immediately
following the series debut of The Comedians.
Video clips for LOUIE. Season five
premieres Thursday, April 9 at 10:30 PM E/P only on FX.
New Yorkers There’s
only one city that’s perfect for Louie.
Sax Music to your
Everybody’s doing it.
truth hurts. Really, really hurts.
There’s never a dull moment. Usually.
In celebration of April Fools everywhere, FX is making every
episode from last season of LOUIE available on FXNOW (http://www.fxnetworks.com/shows/louie/episodes),
from today through its Season 5 premiere on Thursday, April
9 @ 10:30pm ET/PT on FX.
Season 5 of FX’s award-winning
comedy LOUIE, which premieres Thursday, April 9 at
10:30pm ET/PT, immediately following the series debut
of The Comedians.
Louis C.K., Louie is a comedy revolving around “Louie,”
a semi-fictional version of Louis C.K. played by C.K.
The show is filtered through the observational humor of
“Louie.” Each episode puts a spotlight on “Louie’s”
hectic life as a stand-up comedian and single father who
shares custody of his two daughters, “Lilly” (Hadley
Delaney) and “Jane” (Ursula Parker). The single-camera
comedy is a mix of “Louie’s” stand-up comedy and
scripted films. The series deals with everyday life
issues including work, parenting and relationships, and
has touched on topics ranging from religion to politics
to social behavior. While many of the episodes are
stand alone, the series has also included many
serialized episodes. This will again hold true in
serves as executive producer, writer, director and
editor for the series, and M. Blair Breard and Dave
Becky are Executive Producers. The series is produced
by FX Productions.
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