Deadbeat (TV series)


Deadbeat was an American supernatural comedy series created by Cody Heller and Brett Konner about medium Kevin Pacalioglu, played by Tyler Labine , and was first released onHulu on April 9, 2014. Three seasons were broadcast before Hulu canceled the series on June 5, 2016 . [1] [2]

Plot

Kevin “Pac” Pacalioglu ( Tyler Labine ) is a lazy slacker, and a medium for hire, which attempts to solve various ghosts’ unresolved issues, so that they can move on to a final resting place. During Season 1 and 2, with the help of his best friend and drug dealer, Roofie ( Brandon T. Jackson ), Kevin was interfering with Camomile White to stop her from causing harm to people as a false medium. Sue Tabernacle, Sue Tabernacle, Sue Tabernacle, Sue Tabernacle, and Kevin’s apartment. [3] In Season 1, Pac competes against Camomile for work, Camomile becomes a TV Host while blackmailing Kevin into her bodyguard and takes advantage of her talents for her gain. After the events in Season 2, Kevin moves into an apartment with Clyde ( Kal Penn [4] ) and works with a medium known as “Danny Poker” ( Kurt Braunohler ). [5]

Cast

  • Tyler Labine as Kevin “Pac” Pacalioglu, a stoner and medium who uses his ability to communicate with ghosts as a means to make a living.
  • Brandon T. Jackson as Rufus “Roofie” Jones, Kevin’s only friend and drug dealer . (Seasons 1-2.)
  • Cat Deeley as Camomile White, a famous medium, and occasional rival of Kevin, who lacks the ability to communicate with ghosts. (Seasons 1-2.)
  • Lucy DeVito as Sue Tabernacle, Camomile’s timid assistant. (Recurring Season 1, main cast in Season 2)
  • Kal Penn as Clyde, Kevin’s roommate (Season 3).
  • Kurt Braunohler as Danny Poker, another medium who uses his skills for profit (Season 3).

Overview

Main article: List of Deadbeat episodes
Season Episodes Release date
1 10 April 9, 2014
2 13 April 20, 2015
3 13 April 20, 2016

Reception

Rotten Tomatoes gives the show a rating of 92% based on 17 reviews. [6]

International broadcasters

In Australia , the series premiered on April 15, 2015 on The Comedy Channel . [7] In India the show premiered on July 8, 2015 on Comedy Central India . In Spain the show was broadcast by Comedy Central Spain .

Home media

In 2014, Season 1 was released on DVD exclusively through Target . [8]

Season Region 1 Region 2 Region 4 discs Extras
One 2014 N / A N / A 1
  • “Meet Camomile and Sue” featurette
  • “Meet Pac and Roofie” featurette
  • “Medium For Hire – What Is Deadbeat?” featurette

References

  1. Jump up^ Andreeva, Nellie (June 5, 2016). “‘Deadbeat’ Canceled By Hulu After 3 Seasons” . Deadline.com . Retrieved June 5, 2016 .
  2. Jump up^ Wagmeister, Elizabeth (June 5, 2016). “‘Deadbeat’ Canceled at Hulu After Three Seasons” . Variety . Retrieved June 7, 2016 .
  3. Jump up^ “Hulu Teams With Lionsgate Television For ‘Deadbeat ‘ ” . MediaPost. August 27, 2013 . Retrieved May 0, 2015. Check date values ​​in:( help ) |access-date=
  4. Jump up^ Spangler, Todd. “Kal Penn Joins Hulu’s ‘Deadbeat’ Supernatural Comedy for Season 3” . Variety . PMC . Retrieved 20 June 2016 .
  5. Jump up^ McCabe, Bret. “For these Johns Hopkins alumni, comedy country the bills” . Johns Hopkins Magazine . Johns Hopkins University . Retrieved 20 June 2016 .
  6. Jump up^ “Deadbeat” . Rotten Tomatoes . Retrieved June 7, 2015 .
  7. Jump up^ “APRIL on FOXTEL: Game Of Thrones, Mad Men, Wentworth, Deadline Gallipoli and 200+ other new shows” . The Green Room . Foxtel. March 30, 2015 . Retrieved March 31, 2015 .
  8. Jump up^ Anderson, Derek. “Season One of Deadbeat Coming to DVD” . DailyDead.com . Retrieved 26 April 2015 .

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