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      Season 1 – The Crazy Ones

      2013 Comedy List
      54% 41 Reviews Tomatometer 67% 100+ Ratings Audience Score Simon Roberts, an unorthodox genius with a big personality, heads an advertising agency that has some of the biggest clients in the world. By his side is his partner -- and daughter -- Sydney, who is focused and ambitious but spends more time than she'd like baby-sitting her father. They work with a talented team that includes handsome Zach, neurotic art director Andrew, and deceptively smart assistant Lauren as -- despite their eccentricities -- they continue to take the advertising world by storm. Read More Read Less Watch on Vudu Premiered Oct 01 Buy Now

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      Robin Williams' comic dexterity helps to carry The Crazy Ones, a workplace sitcom that scores a few laughs but sometimes feels too improvised to fully cohere.

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      Previous Episode 1 Aired Sep 26, 2013 Pilot Simon tries to convince Kelly Clarkson to record a jingle for a client. Details Episode 2 Aired Oct 3, 2013 The Spectacular Disaster strikes when Simon encourages Sydney to take the lead on an ad campaign for a coffee shop; Zach becomes jealous when Simon asks Andrew to care for a family of ducklings. Details Episode 3 Aired Oct 10, 2013 Bad Dad Simon tries to make up for Sydney's negative childhood memories by reteaching her to drive; Lauren affects Andrew's confidence. Details Episode 4 Aired Oct 17, 2013 Breakfast Burrito Club Instead of trying to come up with ideas for a breakfast burrito ad campaign, the gang procrastinates. Details Episode 5 Aired Oct 24, 2013 She's So European Sydney, Zach and Simon compete for the attention of a worldly client. Details Episode 6 Aired Oct 31, 2013 Hugging the Now Sydney learns that her high school crush is nominated for a prestigious award -- in direct competition with her father. Details Episode 7 Aired Nov 7, 2013 Sydney, Australia A man (Josh Groban) who used to work with Sydney writes a song about her; Simon struggles with a pitch. Details Episode 8 Aired Nov 14, 2013 The Stan Wood Account When a conflict arises, Simon and Sydney's partner (Brad Garrett) forces Simon to give up his very first client. Details Episode 9 Aired Nov 21, 2013 Sixteen-Inch Softball The annual accounts vs. creative 16-inch softball game puts someone's job on the line; the truth about Simon's last win may be revealed. Details Episode 10 Aired Dec 5, 2013 Models Love Magic Gordon and Simon's values clash as they try to land a lucrative client; Lauren gets stuck in a $1 million bra. Details Episode 11 Aired Dec 12, 2013 The Intern When the bratty daughter (Ashley Tisdale) of an important client becomes the latest intern at Roberts and Roberts, Sydney's insecurities resurface. Details Episode 12 Aired Jan 2, 2014 The Face of a Winner After an account mix-up, Sydney becomes addicted to a video game. Details Episode 13 Aired Jan 9, 2014 Outbreak When the rest of the office comes down with the flu, Simon lets Lauren work with a big client facing a PR disaster. Details Episode 14 Aired Jan 30, 2014 Simon Roberts Was Here Andrew and Zach try to help Simon get his groove back following a creativity contest defeat; Sydney fears her new attachment to a cat will interfere with human relationships. Details Episode 15 Aired Feb 6, 2014 Dead and Improved Simon is asked to eulogize a jingle writer who was not a well-liked man. Details Episode 16 Aired Feb 27, 2014 Zach Mitzvah Simon offers to organize a bar mitzvah for a client's son, but things go south when Zach has a run-in with an ex. Details Episode 17 Aired Mar 6, 2014 Heavy Meddling A longing for grandchildren compels Simon to interfere with Sydney's new relationship; Andrew and Zach try working with different partners. Details Episode 18 Aired Mar 13, 2014 March Madness Andrew's spirited and rowdy sisters come to the office to celebrate St. Patrick's Day -- Simon's least favorite holiday. Details Episode 19 Aired Apr 3, 2014 Danny Chase Hates Brad Paisley While trying to channel Simon, Zach makes big promises during a pitch and must get Brad Paisley to sing a jingle written by Danny Chase. Details Episode 20 Aired Apr 10, 2014 Love Sucks Gordon and his partner break up, causing Simon to become disillusioned with love. Details Episode 21 Aired Apr 17, 2014 The Monster The team looks outside the box to try to prevent the closure of a library. Details Episode 22 Aired Apr 17, 2014 The Lighthouse Simon's ex-wife has the final word when a corporation wants to buy out the firm. Details Next
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      Previous Phil Dyess-Nugent AV Club It's not for people who want to get caught up in a game of "will they or won't they?' but for hardcore aficionados of comic acting. B+ Mar 21, 2014 Full Review Neal Justin Minneapolis Star Tribune No one has benefited more than former "Buffy" star Sarah Michelle Gellar, who brings an engaging mix of frigidness and vulnerability to her role as Williams' TV daughter and business partner in a Chicago ad agency. Feb 12, 2014 Full Review Tim Molloy TheWrap Am I judging TV characters? No. I'm judging show creator David E. Kelley for not giving them more dimensions. Oct 8, 2013 Full Review Jessica Johnson Time Out Chicago It's nice to know the cast is enjoying themselves. It would be better if that sense of amusement extended more to the audience. Jul 2, 2018 Full Review Brendon McCullin Hollywood.com By embracing the cray-cray, Kelley could have something special instead of something merely pleasant. Feb 11, 2014 Full Review Brad Oswald Winnipeg Free Press Some people can't get enough of Williams's manic, all-over-the-map, partly improvised comedy style; others, however, might be more inclined to view the veteran comedian and TV/movie star as a commodity best enjoyed in smaller doses. Oct 8, 2013 Full Review Read all reviews Next
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      Previous Caroline W Wish there were more episodes... Rated 5 out of 5 stars 03/10/23 Full Review steve d The wonderful cast made the show a treat for as long as we had it. Rated 3.5 out of 5 stars 03/30/23 Full Review Audience Member Huge shame this was cancelled, personally I really enjoyed it and could see it having a future, but most of all because its cancellation seems to have played a big part in Robin's downfall. Very talented cast, so glad he and Pam Dawber had the chance to reunite one last time. Rated 4 out of 5 stars 01/09/23 Full Review Audience Member The fact that some people don't like this, shows that some people have no sense of humour! This is one of the funniest things I've ever seen Rated 5 out of 5 stars 01/09/23 Full Review Audience Member Just watched the first episode. Sarah was a bit wooden, Robin was a bit historical, James was still a bit gay (foreshadowing MadMen). Looking forward to the next episodes. Rated 5 out of 5 stars 01/09/23 Full Review Audience Member I really liked the show. Mork and Mindy was just Robin Williams being hilarious, and a group of straight men. The crazy ones was Robin Williams elevating the ones around him. Really too bad it got cancelled, I really liked it! Rated 5 out of 5 stars 01/09/23 Full Review Read all reviews Next Post a review

      Season Info

      Director
      Matt Sohn, Jason Winer, Alex Hardcastle, Fred Savage, Bill D'Elia
      Executive Producer
      David E. Kelley, Bill D'Elia, Jason Winer, Tracy Poust, Jon Kinnally, Dean Lorey, John Montgomery, Mark Teitelbaum
      Screenwriter
      Tracy Poust, Dean Lorey, Laura Krafft, Amy Hubbs, Joe Port, Jon Kinnally, Mason Steinberg
      Network
      CBS
      Rating
      TV-14 (D|L)
      Genre
      Comedy
      Original Language
      English
      Release Date
      Sep 26, 2013
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