History Series / HowToMakeItInAmerica

30th Dec '14 11:58:57 AM nombretomado
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A {{HBO}} "comedy-drama" television show set in New York City, which follows the lives of several people with interconnected social lives trying to "Make it in America". The main two characters are talented but unsuccessful Ben Epstein (played by Bryan Greenberg) and smooth-talking Cam Calderon (Victor Rasuk), who in season one attempt to start a jeans (and later clothing) line called Crisp. Also around are their friends Domingo and Dave, Ben's ex-girlfriend Rachel and Cam's ex-con cousin Rene.

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A {{HBO}} {{Creator/HBO}} "comedy-drama" television show set in New York City, which follows the lives of several people with interconnected social lives trying to "Make it in America". The main two characters are talented but unsuccessful Ben Epstein (played by Bryan Greenberg) and smooth-talking Cam Calderon (Victor Rasuk), who in season one attempt to start a jeans (and later clothing) line called Crisp. Also around are their friends Domingo and Dave, Ben's ex-girlfriend Rachel and Cam's ex-con cousin Rene.
19th Jul '14 2:49:16 PM BadSplice
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The show lasted two seasons of eight episodes each before being canceled on Dec. 20, 2011.

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[[BritishBrevity The show lasted two seasons of eight episodes each each]] before being canceled on Dec. 20, 2011.
16th Oct '13 2:37:57 PM gallium
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* HeyItsThatGuy: Hey, it's [[AKnightsTale Jocelyn]]! And [[AmericanPie Finch]]! And [[Film/TheCountOfMonteCristo Jacapo]]! And [[OctoberRoad Nick]]!
3rd Aug '12 11:11:07 AM nombretomado
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* HeyItsThatGuy: Hey, it's [[AKnightsTale Jocelyn]]! And [[AmericanPie Finch]]! And [[TheCountOfMonteCristo Jacapo]]! And [[OctoberRoad Nick]]!

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* HeyItsThatGuy: Hey, it's [[AKnightsTale Jocelyn]]! And [[AmericanPie Finch]]! And [[TheCountOfMonteCristo [[Film/TheCountOfMonteCristo Jacapo]]! And [[OctoberRoad Nick]]!
26th Jan '12 9:41:08 PM Falco
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* SexWithTheEx: Rachel and Ben at the end of season 1.
18th Jan '12 11:00:04 PM Falco
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* AlwaysSecondBest: Crisp, to New York Neanderthals. The Neanderthal line takes off quicker, gets more exposure, gets into Barney's while Crisp is only having modest success.
18th Jan '12 10:55:17 PM Falco
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A {{HBO}} "comedy-drama" television show set in New York City, which follows the lives of several people with interconnected social lives trying to "Make it in America". The main two characters are talented but unsuccessful Ben Epstein (played by Bryan Greenberg) and smooth-talking Cam Calderon (Victor Rasuk), who in season one attempt to start a jeans (and later clothing) line called Crisp. Also around are their friends Domingo and Dave, Ben's ex-girlfriend Rachel and Cam's ex-con cousin Rene.

The show lasted two seasons of eight episodes each before being canceled on Dec. 20, 2011.
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!!Episodes in this Series shows examples of:
* BigApplesauce: Set in NYC. Ben is a proud native.
* BrotherChuck: Shannyn Sossamon's character seems to have become this... or has she?
* TheCasanova: Cam, at least in the first season.
* {{Fanservice}}: Far more prevalent in the second season.
* GermansLoveDavidHasselhoff: In-universe, Crisp first makes it big in Japan.
* HeterosexualLifePartners: Cam and Ben.
* HeyItsThatGuy: Hey, it's [[AKnightsTale Jocelyn]]! And [[AmericanPie Finch]]! And [[TheCountOfMonteCristo Jacapo]]! And [[OctoberRoad Nick]]!
* InsuranceFraud: Rene with the Rasta Monsta truck.
* MakingLoveInAllTheWrongPlaces: Ben and Nancy hook up on a yacht during her husband Yosi's birthday. They also do it in her office which has no door, only a curtain.
* TheMissusAndTheEx: When Rachel returns from her trip, she meets Ben's new girlfriend Julia.
* RealSongThemeTune: Aloe Blacc's "I Need A Dollar".
* WhiteCollarCrime: Dave engages in a spot of insider-trading.
* YourCheatingHeart: Nancy cheats on her husband Yosi with Ben.
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