Kidding: Season 1

Showtime (2018)
Comedy, Drama
USA | English | Color | 5h

Jeff, also known as Mr. Pickles, is an icon of children's television. But when his real life begins to falter, the story he represents to the public can become a nightmare. The result? A good man in a cruel world that everything that keeps around is crumbling.

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1 Green Means Go 30 min | Sep 08, 2018

Jeff Pickles decides it's time to talk about death on Mr. Pickles' Puppet Time. His executive producer, Seb, warns him that Mr. Pickles the persona and Jeff Pickles the person need to remain separate. Deirdre punishes her daughter Maddy for not eating her veggies.

Director: Michel Gondry
Writer: Dave Holstein
Guest stars: Danny Trejo
2 Pusillanimous 30 min | Sep 15, 2018

Jeff makes a rash decision that could affect the ability of the show to continue. Seb strategizes how to rebuild Jeff's image. The two disagree about how Jeff can repair his family. Deirdre tries to learn more about what's happening while Maddy is at her piano lesson. Jeff's son Will decides to let loose with his new friends.

Director: Michel Gondry
Writer: Dave Holstein
3 Every Pain Needs a Name 30 min | Sep 22, 2018

Jeff tries to fix his heartbreak. Deirdre deals with her daughter's developing medical condition. Seb outlines the future of Mr. Pickles' Puppet Time without Jeff. Jeff tries to get Will off pot by giving him a hobby.

Director: Jake Schreier
Writer: Halley Feiffer
4 Bye, Mom 30 min | Sep 29, 2018

Jeff deals with a one-night stand. Jill learns that Jeff has been sending money to someone behind her back and confronts him.

Director: Jake Schreier
Writer: Michael Vukadinovich
5 The New You 30 min | Oct 06, 2018

Jeff decides to step out of his comfort zone. Seb tries to get Jeff on board with new changes for Puppet Time, as well as his ice skating show – Pickles On Ice, starring Tara Lipinski.

Director: Michel Gondry
Writer: Cody Heller
6 The Cookie 30 min | Oct 13, 2018

Will tries to honor his brother in a unique way. Jeff decides to make some changes to Pickles on Ice. Deirdre lets her anger out on Maddy. Jeff tries to convince Vivian to continue with her treatment.

Director: Michel Gondry
Writer: Noah Haidle
Guest stars: Bernard White, Tara Lipinski, Jennie Pierson, Ginger Gonzaga
7 Kintsugi 30 min | Oct 20, 2018

Jeff goes off script and starts to speak more honestly to children on Puppet Time as Seb panics that Jeff will soon have to appear on live television for the National Tree Lighting Ceremony. Deirdre and Scott get a new visitor from Japan – Mr. Pickles-San. The Pickles have Thanksgiving as a family.

Director: Minkie Spiro
Writer: Jas Waters
Guest stars: Bernard White, Louis Ozawa Changchien, Ginger Gonzaga, Justin Kirk
8 Philliam 30 min | Oct 27, 2018

Jeff meets the son of his pen pal, an inmate on death row, and decides to help him.

Director: Minkie Spiro
Writer: Roberto Benabib
Guest stars: Justin Kirk, Bernard White, Karen Malina White
9 Lt. Pickles 30 min | Nov 04, 2018

Jeff wonders if he's having a breakdown or a breakthrough. Will gets into trouble at school. Scott confronts Deirdre about her feelings for Mr. Pickles-San. Seb decides to make a last-minute change to Pickles on Ice while Jeff is away.

Director: Michel Gondry
Writer: Joey Mazzarino, Dave Holstein
Guest stars: Justin Kirk, Bernard White, Tara Lipinski, Jennie Pierson, Louis Ozawa Changchien, Joyce Guy
10 Some Day 30 min | Nov 11, 2018

Everyone in Jeffs life deals with the results of the speech Jeff made on national television.

Director: Michel Gondry
Writer: Dave Holstein
Guest stars: Justin Kirk, Bernard White, Tara Lipinski, Jennie Pierson, Louis Ozawa Changchien, Riki Lindhome, Julitta Scheel, Barry Rothbart


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