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      Season 1 – Deadbeat

      2014 Comedy List
      80% 10 Reviews Tomatometer 90% 50+ Ratings Audience Score Kevin Pacalioglu (played by the infinitely likeable Tyler Labine), is definitely not your average New Yorker. "Pac," as he's known, is rather clueless, and definitely short on money, but he does have a gift that sets him apart -- he sees dead people. And talks to them. And tries to help them resolve their unfinished issues, though he readily admits there's not a lot of money to be made in helping ghosts. A stay in jail introduces Pac to Clyde Shapiro, an equally unambitious resident of Brooklyn, who allows Pac to share his apartment. Once he learns Pac's secret, though, he eagerly offers to help Pac use his gift to make money. Read More Read Less Watch on Vudu Premiered Jul 22 Buy Now

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      Deadbeat — Season 1

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      Deadbeat aims low and scores high thanks to its promising, crass comedy and willingness to indulge in the bizarre.

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      Episodes

      Previous Episode 1 Aired Apr 9, 2014 The Sexorcism Kevin struggles to help a ghost whose unfinished business involves losing his virginity to an ex-girlfriend. Details Episode 2 Aired Apr 9, 2014 The Hot God Contest When the ghost of a competitive eater starts unplugging feeding tubes at a hospital, Kevin must convince the recipient of the ghost's stomach to enter one last hot-dog eating contest. Details Episode 3 Aired Apr 9, 2014 The Knockoff While helping the ghost of a DVD bootlegger recover the last movie he ever shot, Kevin encounters mafia members looking for the same tape, which just might contain footage of a mob hit. Details Episode 4 Aired Apr 9, 2014 The Comedium When a deceased stand-up comedian continues to take the stage each night after closing, Kevin looks for the worst audience possible to heckle him into "The Light." Details Episode 5 Aired Apr 9, 2014 Out-of-Body Issues After Roofie falls for a saleswoman at a clothing store, Kevin must help the ghost of a former employee track down exploitative photos of her taken by the company's sleazy CEO. Details Episode 6 Aired Apr 9, 2014 Raising the Dead In an attempt to reconnect with his boyhood crush, Kevin tries to barter for a special gift by exorcising a haunted orphanage on Halloween. Details Episode 7 Aired Apr 9, 2014 The Calamityville Horror Roofie brings Kevin along to fix up a tear-down he bought online, but when the house locks the two friends inside, Kevin must uncover the reason behind the haunting. Details Episode 8 Aired Apr 9, 2014 The Ghost in the Machine When investigating a haunted apartment, Kevin discovers the ghost of Rube Goldberg, who needs help pulling off the most elaborate"Rube Goldberg machine" of all time. Details Episode 9 Aired Apr 9, 2014 Sixty Feet Under When the mayor of New York City offers him a career-making case, Kevin encounters the toughest ghost problem he's ever faced. Details Episode 10 Aired Apr 9, 2014 Pieces of Sue Kevin races to help the ghost of a friend finish her unfinished business before time runs out. Details Next
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      Previous Ben Travers indieWire Despite its obvious flaws, Hulu's latest is a pleasant enough distraction, a casually engaging time filler with heaps of potential. C+ Aug 7, 2014 Full Review Tom Conroy Media Life A quirky comic sensibility emerges, albeit slowly. Viewers who give the series a few chances will eventually get it and have fun. Apr 29, 2014 Full Review Neil Drumming Salon.com The show takes two tropes with which we are all extremely familiar - the slacker comedy and the avenging ghost - and lowers the stakes. Apr 9, 2014 Full Review Kayla Cobb Decider The show constantly walks the line between relatable and bizarre, like a less relationship-focused Man Seeking Woman. However, it's a show that's not afraid to go dumb and just have fun. Feb 6, 2019 Full Review Glen Tickle The Mary Sue The comedy of the show plays really well, and the tone is more like an R-rated movie than a typical TV show, which is one of the advantages of online original content. Feb 6, 2019 Full Review Kari Croop Common Sense Media Druggy lead talks to dead people in a cloud of stereotypes. 2/5 Apr 22, 2014 Full Review Read all reviews Next
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      Previous Audience Member A great show with a funny cast and an idea that was spun in a hilarious way :) Rated 5 out of 5 stars 01/09/23 Full Review Audience Member Very Funny series but the villain is too over the top and annoying at times. Still would recommend it. Rated 3.5 out of 5 stars 01/09/23 Full Review Audience Member It's like a cross between The Medium and Reaper with copious amounts of Psyc thrown in. I always wanted to see this actor do better since Reaper was canceled, and it would seem he has. Rated 4 out of 5 stars 01/09/23 Full Review Audience Member This show is hilarious! I love everything about it! Rated 5 out of 5 stars 01/09/23 Full Review Audience Member I love this show! The character Kevin is so funny and I am thoroughly invested in what happens to him. I first discovered Tyler Labine in another show called "Reaper" he was a total scene stealer. I was just drawn to his character. I hope they make more seasons of Deadbeat. Please!! Rated 5 out of 5 stars 01/09/23 Full Review Audience Member Has to be one of the best shows being made right now! Rated 5 out of 5 stars 01/09/23 Full Review Read all reviews Next Post a review

      Season Info

      Director
      Troy Miller
      Executive Producer
      Troy Miller, Cody Heller, Brett Konner
      Screenwriter
      Cody Heller, David Baldy, Brett Konner, Daphne Miller, Monica Padrick
      Network
      Hulu
      Rating
      TV-14 (L|D|V)
      Genre
      Comedy
      Original Language
      English
      Release Date
      Apr 9, 2014
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