flaked

Flaked is an American comedy web television series That stars Will Arnett , Who Developed it Alongside the creator / executive producer of Arrested Development , Mitch Hurwitz . [2] [3] The first season consisted of eight episodes, qui Were Simultaneously released worldwide on March 11, 2016. [4] In July 2016, the series Was Renewed for a six-episode second season, [5] qui premiered it June 2, 2017. [6]Columnist Cindy Elavsky describes the show as being “a self-help guru named Chip who’s struggling to stay a step ahead of his own lies.” [7]

Cast

  • Will Arnett as Chip
  • Ruth Kearney as London / Claire
  • David Sullivan as Dennis
  • Lina Esco as Kara [8]
  • George Basil as “Cooler” / John
  • Dennis Gubbins as That Fucking Guy
  • Christopher Mintz-Plasse as Topher [9]
  • Mike Cochrane as a tattoo artist
  • Jeff Daniel Phillips as Uno
  • Kirstie Alley as Jackie
  • Heather Graham as Tilly
  • Seana Kofoed as Vanessa Weiss
  • Annika Marks as Brooke
  • Jessica Lowe as Widow
  • Annabeth Gish as Alicia Wiener
  • Robert Wisdom as George Flack
  • Travis Mills as Stefan
  • Mark Boone Junior as Jerry
  • Frankie Shaw as Natasha
  • Jim Turner as Chairperson
  • Elisabeth Röhm as Alex [10]
  • Shawn Hatosy as Karel
  • Lenora Crichlow as Rosa

Episodes

Season 1 (2016)

No.
overall
No. in
season
title Directed by Written by Original release date
1 1 “Westminster” Wally Pfister Will Arnett & Mark Chappell March 11, 2016
2 2 “Horizon” Wally Pfister Will Arnett & Mark Chappell March 11, 2016
3 3 “Pink” Josh Gordon & Will Speck Will Arnett & Mark Chappell March 11, 2016
4 4 “Palms” Josh Gordon & Will Speck Will Arnett & Mark Chappell March 11, 2016
5 5 “Electric” Tom DiCillo Will Arnett & Mark Chappell March 11, 2016
6 6 “Shell” Tom DiCillo Will Arnett & Mark Chappell March 11, 2016
7 7 “7th” Wally Pfister Will Arnett & Mark Chappell March 11, 2016
8 8 “Sunset” Wally Pfister Will Arnett & Mark Chappell March 11, 2016

Season 2 (2017)

No.
overall
No. in
season
title Directed by Written by Original release date
9 1 “Day One” Michael Patrick Jann Will Arnett & Mark Chappell June 2, 2017
10 2 “Day Two” Michael Patrick Jann Maggie Rowe June 2, 2017
11 3 “Day Three” Mark Chappell Bobby Bowman June 2, 2017
12 4 “Day Four” Will Arnett Jim Vallely June 2, 2017
13 5 “Day Five” Ben Berman Evan Mann & Gareth Reynolds June 2, 2017
14 6 “Day Six” Ben Berman Will Arnett & Mark Chappell June 2, 2017

Reception

The first season received mixed reviews from critics. On Rotten Tomatoes , the season has an approval rating of 42%, based on reviews of 26 reviews, with an average rating of 5.12 / 10. The site’s critical consensus reads, “Dull and pointless, Flaked makes it uncomfortably clear that the man-child persona is no longer compelling.” [11] On Metacritic , the season has a score of 43 out of 100, based on reviews of 16 critics, indicating “mixed or average reviews”. [12]

The show was criticized by Vox for “stupid plot twists” and devolving into melodrama. [13]

References

  1. Jump up^ “Stephen Malkmus Is Scoring Will Arnett’s New Netflix Series ‘Flaked ‘ ” . Billboard . 12 February 2016.
  2. Jump up^ Todd Spangler. “Netflix Sets Will Arnett Comedy ‘Flaked’ for 2016” . Variety .
  3. Jump up^ ” ‘ Flaked’ On Netflix: Will Arnett Comedy Series To Stream In 2016″ . The Huffington Post .
  4. Jump up^ Lisa de Moraes (January 17, 2016). “Netflix Unveils Premiere Dates For ‘Orange Is The New Black,’ ‘The Get Down,’ ‘Flaked’ And Others’ . Deadline.com .
  5. Jump up^ Lincoln, Ross A (July 28, 2016). “Netflix Renews Will Arnett’s ‘Flaked’ For 2017 Second Season” . Deadline .
  6. Jump up^ Pedersen, Erik (April 18, 2017). “‘Flaked’: Netflix Sets Season 2 Premiere Date For Will Arnett Comedy” . Deadline .
  7. Jump up^ Elavksy, Cindy (January 29, 2015). “Celebrity Extra” . King Features . Retrieved February 2, 2015 .
  8. Jump up^ Sage, Alyssa (February 11, 2016). “Netflix Releases Trailer for Will Arnett’s ‘Flaked'” . Variety . Retrieved February 26, 2016 .
  9. Jump up^ Andreeva, Nellie (September 29, 2015). “Christopher Mintz-Plasse Joins Will Arnett’s Netflix Comedy Series ‘Flaked'” . Deadline . Retrieved February 28, 2016 .
  10. Jump up^ Petski, Denise (October 6, 2016). “Elizabeth Rohm Joins ‘Flaked’ John Marshall Jones In ‘The Fosters'” . Deadline . Retrieved October 7, 2016 .
  11. Jump up^ “Flaked: Season 1” . Www.rottentomatoes.com . Retrieved 2016-03-24 .
  12. Jump up^ “Flaked” . Metacritic . Retrieved 2016-03-24 .
  13. Jump up^ VanDerWerff, Todd (March 13, 2016). “Fluffy review: Stupid plot twists ruin this new Netflix comedy” . Vox Media . Retrieved March 23, 2016 .

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