Schitt's Creek (2015–2020)
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Bad Parents 

Alexis does community service with Mutt; Stevie convinces David to sell his clothes; and Moira and Johnny contemplate whether or not they're bad parents after they realize they don't know their children's middle names.

Director:

Jerry Ciccoritti

Writers:

Kevin White, Eugene Levy (created by) | 6 more credits »
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Episode complete credited cast:
Eugene Levy ... Johnny Rose
Catherine O'Hara ... Moira Rose
Dan Levy ... David Rose (as Daniel Levy)
Annie Murphy ... Alexis Rose
Jennifer Robertson ... Jocelyn Schitt
Tim Rozon ... Mutt Schitt
Emily Hampshire ... Stevie Budd
Karen Robinson ... Ronnie Lee
Sarah Levy ... Twyla Sands
Chris Elliott ... Roland Schitt
Darryl Dinn ... Wayne
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Because David has no place to store all his designer clothes after his father demands David remove them from his and his mother's closet, David has to figure out what to do with them. Stevie suggest he sell what he doesn't want, which is not that easy to do in Schitt's Creek and with David's mentality of "every piece is special". Alexis has to do community service in Schitt's Creek for a DUI charge incurred previous to her arrival. She ends up doing that service with fellow "delinquent" and object of her secret affection, Mutt. Because of these issues, David and Alexis' rather distant attitude toward them, and an issue with Alexis' middle name, Johnny and Moira come to the conclusion that they have been bad parents and don't really know their children all that well. They take a business approach to rectify the matter. And through all these issues, the Roses learn some unexpected information about the Schitt family. Written by Huggo

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Comedy

Certificate:

TV-14
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I'm 4 episodes in. I've been meaning to watch
11 April 2020 | by jpapanoneSee all my reviews

For a few years. Corona quarantine finally made it possible. I get the idea of this. Seems Dan Levy wondered what the Kardashians would be like without money. The parallels with Arrested Development however are apparent, if a slightly different bend.

Maybe Arrested Development just ruined other sitcoms for me...but this is just extremely simple. It isn't deep. It is all surface level. Instantly forgettable. Not quotable. Not memorable. There's nothing that would make me want to watch it again. I don't know if shows like Arrested Development did that sort of stuff on purpose, or if it just happened by accident/naturally, and you can't really force it.

This show so far is fine. It's decent. Couple of smiles and laughs...but nothing groundbreaking etc.

So...Arrested Development came out season 1 on fire. Seinfeld, Scrubs, The Office(NBC) and other sitcoms didn't really hit their stride until they found their identity in season 2 or 3. So...is this all that Schitt's Creek is? Or will it improve and get better etc.

No...all shows do not need to be watchable multiple times...but when they are, that is what seems to make them part of the culture. Seinfeld, Friends, Office, It's Always Sunny(Earlier seasons) etc. The episodes will be watched multiple times, and there will be repeatable and quotable lines etc. I don't know if this will have that or not.

This seems like they are going to be mostly 6 and 7 star episodes. A 10 seems highly unlikely at this point...and even any 9's. An 8 may squeeze in, but this looks like a mediocre, well acted show. Love the Levy's and O'hara.


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Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

25 February 2015 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

Hockley Valley, Ontario, Canada

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