The misadventures of a group of urban teens as they go about their lives.

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Series cast summary:
Gregory Gilmore Gregory Gilmore ...  Alex 13 episodes, 1999
Leyora Zuberman Leyora Zuberman ...  Chaka 13 episodes, 1999
Tammy Lang Tammy Lang ...  Jen 12 episodes, 1999
Aurora Lucia-Levey Aurora Lucia-Levey ...  Mecca 11 episodes, 1999
Hector Fontanez Hector Fontanez ...  Matt 10 episodes, 1999
Marco H. Rodriguez Marco H. Rodriguez ...  Fruity 10 episodes, 1999
Scot Rienecker Scot Rienecker ...  Goat 9 episodes, 1999
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In the east village, the twentysomething guy, Alex finally moves into this own apartment in New York City's East Village. There he finds that single life is not a walk in the park as he deals with urban life, his boring job at the copy shop, his irritating friends, his selfish sister and his crush on an unattainable goth girl. Yet, for all the troubles, life in the city is still worth it. Written by Kenneth Chisholm <kchishol@home.com>

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Country:

USA

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English

Release Date:

3 August 1999 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

MTV's Downtown See more »

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MTV Animation See more »
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BRING IT BACK!!!!!!
4 October 2004 | by passion_sparkeSee all my reviews

i watched it a couple of days ago on mtv2.i can't believe such a creative,intriguing and addictive piece of work got cancelled.it's a rarity to come across a show that has not had at least ONE bad episode.well here it was.it's any wonder how shows like daria and beavis and butthead managed to out live this.

downtown uses the abstract imagery to emphasis the stories and thoughts being had.this unique style just added more to it's appeal.it's a shame that mtv did not put as much advertising into this as they do other shows.given half the chance i'm sure it would of secured a strong and devoted following.

"downtown definitely a 10/10!"


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