Season 1

Thom Payne, a seasoned creative director in a young, hip Manhattan ad agency, flips the bird at an industry he helped create but increasingly loathes. His wife Lee, an artist and mom, struggles with mother issues, her religion and her work, all while trying not to mess up their kid.

Starring Samuel Beckett, Albert Camus and Dr. Alois Alzheimer
Episode 1: Starring Samuel Beckett, Albert Camus and Dr. Alois Alzheimer

Original Air Date: Apr 26, 2015

The day after his 44th birthday, Thom Payne comes under pressure to rebrand himself after his agency hires a pair of young Swedish creative directors to evolve the company (skinny jeans are an option). Meanwhile, Dani, a headhunter, advises Thom to admit he's hit his joy ceiling. Series premiere.

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Starring Marc Chagall, Abuela and Adolf Hitler
Episode 2: Starring Marc Chagall, Abuela and Adolf Hitler

Original Air Date: May 3, 2015

Thom loses his couch and gets a lesson in corporate America from Jonathan - it involves German pornography. Plus, the Swedes push a new campaign, and Lee's bubble is invaded when her mother sends Julius a package.

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Starring Vladimir Nabokov, Hippocrates and God
Episode 3: Starring Vladimir Nabokov, Hippocrates and God

Original Air Date: May 10, 2015

When Julius gets ill, Thom's Catholicism and the Geico Gecko offer dueling takes on the meaning of suffering. Plus, MGT departments begin the downsizing process. And a sh*t fan hits New York Life.

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Starring Sigmund Freud, Charles Bukowski and Seven Billion A**holes
Episode 4: Starring Sigmund Freud, Charles Bukowski and Seven Billion A**holes

Original Air Date: May 17, 2015

While waiting for the mothership that left him on this sh***y planet to return, Thom is overrun by a**sholes. The Swedes (a**holes) continue to castrate him at work, Jonathan (occasional a**hole) introduces the official Nazi handbook at a meeting and Julius gets suspended for hitting Fitzgerald Miller (a**hole).

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Starring Josey Wales, Jesus Christ and The New York Times
Episode 5: Starring Josey Wales, Jesus Christ and The New York Times

Original Air Date: May 24, 2015

Gottfrid questions Thom's priorities when he misses a morning meeting. Lee finds a new studio with a Holocaust survivor for a landlord. Plus, Thom gets a life lesson - when his train kills a commuter.

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Starring Helen Keller, Moses and Lenny Bruce
Episode 6: Starring Helen Keller, Moses and Lenny Bruce

Original Air Date: May 31, 2015

Lee and Bella get plastered in the Palisades Mall. Also: underwear models, angry Israelites, slutty cut-offs and introducing Atomic Goldfarb.

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Starring David Ogilvy, Anton Chekhov and Gluten Enteropathy
Episode 7: Starring David Ogilvy, Anton Chekhov and Gluten Enteropathy

Original Air Date: Jun 7, 2015

Thom makes a commercial in Beverly Hell - it's Dante with craft services. Also: furious elves, a Rolls Royce, idiots in bikinis and public urination.

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Starring Rene Descartes, Adweek and HRH The Princess of Arendelle
Episode 8: Starring Rene Descartes, Adweek and HRH The Princess of Arendelle

Original Air Date: Jun 14, 2015

Lee suffers through Julius' obsession with a kids movie. Plus, adult film star James Deen reveals his secrets to success in pornography and/or corporate America. Also: gin, marijuana, anti-depressants and matricide.

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Starring Mr. Mike, Joseph McCarthy and Alfred Bernhard Nobel
Episode 9: Starring Mr. Mike, Joseph McCarthy and Alfred Bernhard Nobel

Original Air Date: Jun 21, 2015

Tragic news greets Thom as the agency tries to sell the Army on fear as a marketing strategy. Lee wants Julius to be a Jew. Thom wants to quit. Also: lobotomies, ISIS, and the meaning or not meaning of Life.

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Starring Christopher Hitchens, Philip Larkin and Josef Stalin
Episode 10: Starring Christopher Hitchens, Philip Larkin and Josef Stalin

Original Air Date: Jun 28, 2015

Thom writes a story involving meaning, underpants, a church and a cop. Then he quits. Also: 'Radical Capitalism,' The New Yorker, hopes, dreams and a big red slide. Season finale.

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  • Season 1

    Thom Payne, a creative director in a hip ad agency, flips the bird at an industry he helped create but increasingly loathes. His wife Lee struggles with mother issues, her religion and her art while trying not to mess up their kid.

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