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Series: Arliss
(a.k.a Arli$$) A cult TV show that aired on HBO. Lasted from August, 1996 to September, 2002. For a total of 80 episodes. It is perhaps best known for managing to air for seven seasons despite mediocre ratings and reviews due to a small but apparently loyal following.

The show follows the adventures of sports agent Arliss Michael, played by Robert Wuhl, and features a great deal of appearances by real athletes playing themselves.

This show provides examples of:

  • Actor Allusion: In one episode, Arliss praises the first Batman movie (in which Wuhl had a small part), but is uninterested in the sequels.
  • Hilarious in Hindsight: In one episode, Arliss laments that he is constantly mistaken for David Keith. Later, in the episode "You Can Pick Your Friends", David Keith plays Arliss' brother Archie.
  • Real Song Theme Tune: Varies between "I Only Want to Be with You" by Dusty Springfield and "I Can't Help Myself (Sugar Pie Honey Bunch)" by The Four Tops.
  • Special Guest: Arliss had big-name clients, as befitting a sports agent.
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Are You Being Served?Work ComAustin & Ally
Animated Tales of the World Creator/HBOBand of Brothers

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