Steve Agee and Rob Schrab Writing 'Freaks and Geeks'-Style Coming-of-Age Comedy at FX

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Steve Agee and Rob Schrab Writing 'Freaks and Geeks'-Style Coming-of-Age Comedy at FX
Comedians Steve Agee (of "The Sarah Silverman Program") and Rob Schrab (a director on "Children's Hospital" and one of the co-founders of Channel 101) are co-writing an untitled coming-of-age comedy now in development at FX. According to Deadline, the project comes via Jack Black‘s production company Electric Dynamite and is "tonally similar to cult fave 'Freaks And Geeks.'" Read More: 'The Channel 101 Experience,' a Look at Dan Harmon's Influential Alt TV Festival (Video) The series is based on Agee's experiences as a kid who was sent to a military academy in Valley Forge, Pennsylvania, by his parents in the '80s -- the school where they filmed the 1981 Sean Penn-Tom Cruise-Timothy Hutton drama "Taps." Agee talked about ending up in military school on The Mental Illness Happy Hour, describing how it was there that he had his first panic attack and that his parents shipped.
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