History Series / Whitney

21st Sep '14 9:35:10 AM justanotherrandomlurker
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* DoesThisRemindYouOfAnything: This show has often been described as being the female version of ''Series/{{Seinfeld}}''.


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* ShortRunner: Only two seasons.
4th Sep '14 3:31:12 AM bombadil211
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Creator/{{NBC}} SitCom which aired from 2011 to 2013. Whitney Cummings [[TheDanza plays a character named Whitney Cummings]] (Whitney also created and helps executive produce the series, thus giving her [[TwoBrokeGirls two shows that launched in 2011-12]]). Her boyfriend Alex, played by [Series/{{Undateable}} Chris D'Elia], is her StraightMan. Their other friends are TheCutie Lily (Zoe Lister-Jones), her sensitive/suave boyfriend Neal (''Series/ThirtyRock''[='s=] Maulik Pancholy), slutty HardDrinkingPartyGirl Roxanne (Rhea Seehorn), and CasanovaWannabe Mark (Dan O'Brien). Most of the characters have specific jobs, but this is the sort of show where it doesn't matter what they are.

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Creator/{{NBC}} SitCom which aired from 2011 to 2013. Whitney Cummings [[TheDanza plays a character named Whitney Cummings]] (Whitney also created and helps executive produce the series, thus giving her [[TwoBrokeGirls two shows that launched in 2011-12]]). Her boyfriend Alex, played by [Series/{{Undateable}} Alex ([[Series/{{Undateable}} Chris D'Elia], D'Elia]]) is her StraightMan. Their other friends are TheCutie Lily (Zoe Lister-Jones), her sensitive/suave boyfriend Neal (''Series/ThirtyRock''[='s=] Maulik Pancholy), slutty HardDrinkingPartyGirl Roxanne (Rhea Seehorn), and CasanovaWannabe Mark (Dan O'Brien). Most of the characters have specific jobs, but this is the sort of show where it doesn't matter what they are.
4th Sep '14 3:30:33 AM bombadil211
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Creator/{{NBC}} SitCom which aired from 2011 to 2013. Whitney Cummings [[TheDanza plays a character named Whitney Cummings]] (Whitney also created and helps executive produce the series, thus giving her [[TwoBrokeGirls two shows that launched in 2011-12]]). Her boyfriend Alex ([Series/{{Undateable}} Chris D'Elia]) is her StraightMan. Their other friends are TheCutie Lily (Zoe Lister-Jones), her sensitive/suave boyfriend Neal (''Series/ThirtyRock''[='s=] Maulik Pancholy), slutty HardDrinkingPartyGirl Roxanne (Rhea Seehorn), and CasanovaWannabe Mark (Dan O'Brien). Most of the characters have specific jobs, but this is the sort of show where it doesn't matter what they are.

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Creator/{{NBC}} SitCom which aired from 2011 to 2013. Whitney Cummings [[TheDanza plays a character named Whitney Cummings]] (Whitney also created and helps executive produce the series, thus giving her [[TwoBrokeGirls two shows that launched in 2011-12]]). Her boyfriend Alex ([Series/{{Undateable}} Alex, played by [Series/{{Undateable}} Chris D'Elia]) D'Elia], is her StraightMan. Their other friends are TheCutie Lily (Zoe Lister-Jones), her sensitive/suave boyfriend Neal (''Series/ThirtyRock''[='s=] Maulik Pancholy), slutty HardDrinkingPartyGirl Roxanne (Rhea Seehorn), and CasanovaWannabe Mark (Dan O'Brien). Most of the characters have specific jobs, but this is the sort of show where it doesn't matter what they are.
4th Sep '14 3:30:05 AM bombadil211
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Creator/{{NBC}} SitCom which aired from 2011 to 2013. Whitney Cummings [[TheDanza plays a character named Whitney Cummings]] (Whitney also created and helps executive produce the series, thus giving her [[TwoBrokeGirls two shows that launched in 2011-12]]). Her boyfriend Alex (Chris D'Elia) is her StraightMan. Their other friends are TheCutie Lily (Zoe Lister-Jones), her sensitive/suave boyfriend Neal (''Series/ThirtyRock''[='s=] Maulik Pancholy), slutty HardDrinkingPartyGirl Roxanne (Rhea Seehorn), and CasanovaWannabe Mark (Dan O'Brien). Most of the characters have specific jobs, but this is the sort of show where it doesn't matter what they are.

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Creator/{{NBC}} SitCom which aired from 2011 to 2013. Whitney Cummings [[TheDanza plays a character named Whitney Cummings]] (Whitney also created and helps executive produce the series, thus giving her [[TwoBrokeGirls two shows that launched in 2011-12]]). Her boyfriend Alex (Chris D'Elia) ([Series/{{Undateable}} Chris D'Elia]) is her StraightMan. Their other friends are TheCutie Lily (Zoe Lister-Jones), her sensitive/suave boyfriend Neal (''Series/ThirtyRock''[='s=] Maulik Pancholy), slutty HardDrinkingPartyGirl Roxanne (Rhea Seehorn), and CasanovaWannabe Mark (Dan O'Brien). Most of the characters have specific jobs, but this is the sort of show where it doesn't matter what they are.
30th Jul '14 7:23:42 PM foxley
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* ImagineTheAudienceNaked: When Alex is going to be guest speaker at a university, she tells him to do this. Then, realising the audience will be filled with attractive coeds, she adds "Except the women". She tells him to imagine them looking disappointed.

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* ImagineTheAudienceNaked: When Alex is going to be guest speaker at a university, she Whitney tells him to do this. Then, realising the audience will be filled with attractive coeds, she adds "Except the women". She tells him to imagine them looking disappointed.
30th Jul '14 7:13:46 PM foxley
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* ImagineTheAudienceNaked: When Alex is going to be guest speaker at a university, she tells him to do this. Then, realising the audience will be filled with attractive coeds, she adds "Except the women". She tells him to imagine them looking disappointed.
10th May '13 1:20:48 PM Random888
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Creator/{{NBC}} SitCom on which Whitney Cummings [[TheDanza plays a character named Whitney Cummings]] (Whitney also created and helps executive produce the series, thus giving her [[TwoBrokeGirls two shows that launched in 2011-12]]). Her boyfriend Alex (Chris D'Elia) is her StraightMan. Their other friends are TheCutie Lily (Zoe Lister-Jones), her sensitive/suave boyfriend Neal (''Series/ThirtyRock''[='s=] Maulik Pancholy), slutty HardDrinkingPartyGirl Roxanne (Rhea Seehorn), and CasanovaWannabe Mark (Dan O'Brien). Most of the characters have specific jobs, but this is the sort of show where it doesn't matter what they are.

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Creator/{{NBC}} SitCom on which aired from 2011 to 2013. Whitney Cummings [[TheDanza plays a character named Whitney Cummings]] (Whitney also created and helps executive produce the series, thus giving her [[TwoBrokeGirls two shows that launched in 2011-12]]). Her boyfriend Alex (Chris D'Elia) is her StraightMan. Their other friends are TheCutie Lily (Zoe Lister-Jones), her sensitive/suave boyfriend Neal (''Series/ThirtyRock''[='s=] Maulik Pancholy), slutty HardDrinkingPartyGirl Roxanne (Rhea Seehorn), and CasanovaWannabe Mark (Dan O'Brien). Most of the characters have specific jobs, but this is the sort of show where it doesn't matter what they are.
13th Mar '13 5:37:51 PM Mdumas43073
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* HardDrinkingPartyGirl[=/=]ReallyGetsAround: Put these tropes together to get Roxanne's entire personality

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* HardDrinkingPartyGirl[=/=]ReallyGetsAround: Put these tropes together to get Roxanne's entire personalitypersonality.


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* LocalHangout: Low Bar
21st Feb '13 7:11:23 PM PhantomKitty
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* BrokenBird: Whitney's backstory, essentially.


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* NiceGuy: Alex.
4th Feb '13 7:57:10 AM PhantomKitty
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* IdleRich: Alex, sort of. He's very idle but that doesn't mean he isn't working. Also, he's got money but he's not as wealthy as Whitney initially thought.



* OneHourWorkWeek: For a beat cop, Mark seems to have a lot of free time.

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* OneHourWorkWeek: For a beat cop, Mark seems to have a lot of free time. Ends up buying their bar hangout at the end of the first season which helps avert this. Alex both averts this/plays this straight - he's a vague web entrepreneur so he's, in his words, 'always working' (thinking).
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