Crashing (2017)

Crashing: Season 1

HBO (2017)
English | Color

A standup comic discovers that his wife is unfaithful, leading him to reevaluate his life amidst the New York City comedy scene.

Cast View all

George Basil Leif
Artie Lange Artie Lange
Dov Davidoff Jason
Jamie Lee Ali
T.J. Miller T.J. Miller
Pete Holmes Pete
Lauren Lapkus Jess
Henry Zebrowski Porter

Episodes View details

1 Artie Lange 25 min | Feb 19, 2017

Aspiring comedian Pete finds himself without a home after he catches his wife, Jessica, in a compromising position. As Pete attempts to find solace at a New York comedy club, he befriends cynical comedy legend Artie Lange, who reluctantly offers him some pizza, some advice and a couch.

Director: Judd Apatow
Writer: Pete Holmes, Pete Holmes & Jamie Lee, Jamie Lee
2 The Road 25 min | Feb 26, 2017

Pete wallows in his new reality, but Artie Lange snaps him out of it with an offer: In exchange for a ride to Albany, Pete can be Artie’s opening act. Pete meets co-headliner T.J. Miller and attempts to save Artie from breaking his sobriety by getting between him and the temptations of an ardent fan.

Director: Chris Kelly
Writer: Pete Holmes, Pete Holmes & Oren Brimer, Oren Brimer
3 Yard Sale 25 min | Mar 05, 2017

While staying at T.J. Miller’s place, Pete has the unsettling experience of witnessing a comic who can’t “turn it off.” Hearing from his wife, Jessica, Pete and T.J. travel upstate to her yard sale, where Pete unexpectedly teams up with Jess’ new boyfriend, Leif, to get back a prized possession. After Jess voices her true feelings to Pete, the sale comes to a dramatic end.

Director: Chris Kelly
Writer: Judd Apatow, Pete Holmes, Pete Holmes & Judd Apatow
4 Barking 25 min | Mar 12, 2017

In an effort to get stage time, Pete spends the night handing out fliers for a comedy club, or “barking,” as he later learns it’s known in the comedy world. On the streets of New York, he finds himself encountering disinterested locals, befriending up-and-coming comics, engaging in a turf war with a rival barker and getting a pep talk from a veteran comedian.

Director: Jeff Schaffer
Writer: Pete Holmes, Pete Holmes & Eric Slovin, Eric Slovin
5 Parents 25 min | Mar 19, 2017

When Pete’s parents decide to come to New York for his mother’s birthday, Pete begs Jess to come along and keep up the charade of their marriage, but an incredibly tense dinner reveals harsh truths about their relationships, as Jess struggles to keep quiet. Pete faces a turning point.

Director: Jeff Schaffer
Writer: Judah Miller, Pete Holmes, Pete Holmes & Judah Miller
6 Warm-Up 25 min | Mar 26, 2017

Homeless once more and facing professional disappointment, Pete turns to Artie Lange, who invites him to be a guest on his podcast. Pete meets Sarah Silverman, who takes pity on him and invites him to stay with her and her collection of stray comedians. When Sarah suggests that he try to find work as an audience “warm-up” comedian, Pete is presented with a job opportunity, where he’s tasked with saving the day.

Director: Ryan McFaul
Writer: Pete Holmes, Pete Holmes & Beth Stelling, Beth Stelling
7 Julie 25 min | Apr 01, 2017

Pete’s high from his new warm-up gig on Rachael Ray’s show is interrupted by an unexpected visit from Leif’s wife, who pulls him back into the chaos of his separation from Jess.

Director: Ryan McFaul
Writer: Judd Apatow, Patrick Walsh, Pete Holmes
8 The Baptism 25 min | Apr 08, 2017

After an attempt to cheer up Pete goes wrong, Artie tags along with him to a baptism. Artie gets insight into religion and God from a woman, and Pete runs into Jess, which makes him question how much he is willing to sacrifice for a life in comedy.

Director: Ryan McFaul
Writer: Judd Apatow, Pete Holmes


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883929595884 DVD 1 Aug 01, 2017