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Horace and Pete 

TV-MA | | Comedy, Drama | TV Series (2016)
Louis C.K.'s Eugene O'Neill-esque dramedic web series about two brothers, introverted Horace and mentally ill Pete, the current owners of their family's Irish bar "Horace and Pete's", and their dysfunctional family and friends.

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Louis C.K.
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Cast

Series cast summary:
Louis C.K. ...  Horace 10 episodes, 2016
Steve Buscemi ...  Pete 10 episodes, 2016
Edie Falco ...  Sylvia 10 episodes, 2016
Steven Wright ...  Leon 10 episodes, 2016
Kurt Metzger ...  Kurt 10 episodes, 2016
Alan Alda ...  Uncle Pete 10 episodes, 2016
Jessica Lange ...  Marsha 10 episodes, 2016
Liza Treyger Liza Treyger ...  Melissa 5 episodes, 2016
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Louis C.K.'s Eugene O'Neill-esque dramedic web series about two brothers, introverted Horace and mentally ill Pete, the current owners of their family's Irish bar "Horace and Pete's", and their dysfunctional family and friends.

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Comedy | Drama

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Country:

USA

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English

Release Date:

30 January 2016 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Horas i Pit See more »

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Pig Newton See more »
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Mono

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Color

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1.33 : 1
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On January 30, 2016, Louis C.K. surprised his fans with a stealthy debut of this show on his personal website without any prior announcement. He stated, "I made something and for five bucks you can find out what it is". See more »

Quotes

Tom: You can't. That's why they call it falling in love. You can't fall on purpose.
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Life is too short not to
21 February 2016 | by rzajacSee all my reviews

Why oh why do you have to wait so long before someone figures out that someone might just want to watch a quality dramatic production?

Thanks to Pig Newton (presumably Louis) for putting their butts on the line to do something like this.

It's a fine production. With the exception of some small glitches in sound (occasional ambient echo, one surprising mic tap) production succeeds in mainlining the product straight into the vein. Lots of long takes, dialog that's so direct and lively and full-on it's like latching on to a freight train. An absolute delight to see fine acting talent, new and old, invited to participate in the spectacle, and all take their direction well and otherwise rise to the occasion. Sets and props are great, lighting is balanced and nice on the eyes.

It's funny because normally the first sign of good production is that you don't notice the production. But, trust me, my reflections on production (beside the minor sound issues) are an afterthought.

The important thing is that we get a story. And what a story! That's all I need to say; no need to spoil anything. Duck in and hang on tight.

One odd remonstrance: Let's face it: Louis can't stretch. But he can be forgiven in this case. His standard issue character is on-target, and you sometimes sort of bask, in a backgrounded way, in the realization that this is his labor of love.

Check it out.


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