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Sep 25, 1999 · Created by Paul Feig. With Linda Cardellini, John Francis Daley, James Franco, Samm Levine. A high school mathlete starts hanging out with a group of burnouts while her younger brother navigates his freshman year.
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Freaks and Geeks Genre Period teen drama Comedy-drama Created byPaul Feig Starring Linda Cardellini John Francis Daley James Franco Samm Levine Seth Rogen Jason Segel Martin Starr Becky Ann Baker Joe Flaherty Busy Philipps Opening theme"Bad Reputation" by Joan Jett ComposerMichael Andrews Country of originUnited States Original languageEnglish No. of seasons1 No. of episodes18 Production Executive producerJudd Apatow Cinematography Russ T. Alsobrook Bill Pope Editor Tara Timpone Sean K. Lambert
Teenage Lindsay Weir and her younger brother Sam attend William McKinley High School during the 1980–1981 school year. The show is set in the town of Chippewa, Michigan, a fictional suburb of Detroit. Lindsay's friends constitute the title's "freaks" — Daniel Desario, Ken Miller, Nick Andopolis, and Kim Kelly; Sam's friends constitute the "geeks" — Neal Schweiber and Bill Haverchuck. The Weir parents, Harold and Jean, are featured in every episode. Millie Kentner, Lindsay's nerdy and ...
Guest stars included: Samaire Armstrong, Alexandra Breckenridge, Jack Conley, Kevin Corrigan, Allen Covert, Matt Czuchry, Alexander Gould, Steve Higgins, Rashida Jones, Bianca Kajlich, David Koechner, David Krumholtz, Shia LaBeouf, Leslie Mann, Ben Stiller, and Jason Schwartzman.
In a 2012 interview with Vanity Fair, Paul Feig detailed what would have happened to the characters in a second season: Lindsay would become a human rights lawyer, years after following the Grateful Dead. Sam would have joined the drama club. Neal would cope with his parents' div
On April 6, 2004, a six-DVD Freaks and Geeks box set was released through Shout! Factory and Sony BMG Music Entertainment. A limited "yearbook edition" set including two additional discs was also available through the official website for the show. Fans who had signed an online p
In October 2004, Newmarket Press released two Freaks and Geeks books: Freaks and Geeks: The Complete Scripts, Volume 1 and Freaks and Geeks: The Complete Scripts, Volume 2. Each book covers nine scripts from the series, compiled by Paul Feig and Judd Apatow. Extra content include
Freaks and Geeks' creators made it a priority to feature genuine, period-specific music that would help to create the show's tone. Clearing such names as Billy Joel, Cheap Trick, the Grateful Dead, Rush, Styx, The Moody Blues, The Who, and Van Halen required much of the show's bu
In 2000, the cast of Freaks and Geeks was featured in an episode of the game show Family Feud hosted by Louie Anderson.
Freaks and Geeks (TV Series 1999–2000) cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more.
The comedy/drama Freaks and Geeks limped through its sole season on NBC in 1999 before being expelled by the network--but not before earning critical acclaim and a devoted fan base that fought valiantly to keep it on the air. Now all 18 episodes have been released in this long-awaited boxed set, which allows longtime fans and first-timers alike ...
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Twenty years after Freaks and Geeks premiered on NBC, it's still challenging to find a TV show about high school that accurately taps into the awkward, painful moments that come with being a teen.
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Freaks and Geeks provides examples of:. Aborted Arc: Sam's beginning frustration with Neal and Bill (as well as Gordon and Harris) in "Discos and Dragons" was to translate into the next season with Sam wanting to break away from the Geeks as he started with puberty, as well as the relationship between Coach Fredericks and Gloria Haverchuck (Bill's mother), and the divorce between the Schweibers.
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Created by TV legend Paul Feig and executive-produced by Apatow, Freaks and Geeks told the story of an interconnected gang of high school outcasts, misfits, slackers, and dorks personified in the ...
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