Flaked: Season 1 (2016)

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Season 1
Flaked

Critics Consensus

Dull and pointless, Flaked makes it uncomfortably clear that the man-child persona is no longer compelling.

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Critic Ratings: 31

84%

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User Ratings: 441

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Episodes

Air date: Mar 11, 2016

Chip, a recovering alcoholic, presents himself as a self-help guru, but struggles to keep track of his own lies.

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Air date: Mar 11, 2016

Chip finally confronts his landlord, and inadvertently helps London and Dennis' first date go smoothly.

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Air date: Mar 11, 2016

In hopes of saving his store, Chip visits his ex-wife, Tilly; London and Dennis go on a dinner date; Chip disappoints Kara yet again.

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Air date: Mar 11, 2016

Chip and London accompany Dennis on a trip to visit his mother in Palm Springs -- which turns into an emotional rollercoaster.

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Air date: Mar 11, 2016

Chip sponsors a new member of the support group, who makes an unexpected offer; Dennis assists Kara with a legal problem; Chip and London share a moment.

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Air date: Mar 11, 2016

Following a fight with Dennis, Chip stays with Cooler; Kara and Dennis grow closer; a secret about London is exposed.

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Air date: Mar 11, 2016

Still recovering from a revelation about London, Chip ups his efforts to save Venice; Dennis has feelings for Kara.

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Air date: Mar 11, 2016

Topher decides to make a vengeful move that will impact Venice; Dennis learns the truth about two of Chip's significant deceptions.

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Cast & Crew

Will Arnett
Chip

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David Sullivan
Dennis

Actor
Ruth Kearney
London

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George Basil
Cooler

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Will Arnett
Creator
Ben Silverman
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Peter Principato
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Mitch Hurwitz
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Critic Reviews for Flaked: Season 1

Audience Reviews for Flaked: Season 1

  • Oct 21, 2020
    Wanted to like this because of the cast, setting and glimpse into 12-step life but storytelling was all over the place, inconsistent, and the ride was not fun.
  • Jul 09, 2020
    Interesting concept and characters - extremely poor writing. Watch season 1 and then forget it. The writers just phoned it in after season 1.
  • Jun 29, 2020
    Great, great show. Ignore the critics. Wishing for season 3.
  • Apr 23, 2020
    I don't know why the critics' rating for this show is so low. Maybe it doesn't contain enough cheap cliffhangers? Maybe there aren't enough explosions? Maybe the characters don't slip on enough banana peels? Either way, it's one of the most underrated shows in my lifetime. So well put together, with a funny and poignant script. It'll be criminal if they don't do a final season.
  • Jan 07, 2020
    This show is a very apt depiction of the struggles one has with sobriety as an alcoholic. Down to the hiding of drinking, the facade you put on day-to-day the lies you not only tell yourself but those closest to you and the vicious cycle one gets caught in with both the drinking and the lying. However, the entire premise of the story is totally ludicrous, how did this girl manage to track down the man who killed her brother, how did she manage to penetrate his life with such ease? The very Hollywoodesque nature of the guys in their forties sleeping with/dating girls in their thirties is kind of gross and weird.
  • Dec 08, 2019
    A very true portrayal of the difficulties in overcoming your own negative behaviour. The excuses, denial, growth, falls, denial, denial, denial, denial... you go on like that forever or may be somehow get yourself together again and try one more time to look at your life and try to get out of your patterns. Very true story unless you are an immature, impatient 20 year old who has never done anything wrong and has, so far, no regrets in life.
  • Apr 09, 2019
    Oddly ingrossing and yet i dont know why, loveable loser and his sad friends who otherwise wouldnt capture anyones attention but with a splash LA sun to glam it up. This show is charming and funny yet serious in places where its relatable to the 30s to 40 year old guys that stumble often
  • Aug 16, 2018
    The premise of the show sounds interesting but it falls short in the last few episodes when something of actual value in terms of the plot happens. While the consensus ”dull and pointless” doesn’t especially fit the last few episodes of the show, it does for the ones before those. You could come into the show halfway in and not really miss much. The season had its moments in terms of comedy, which was refreshing. The acting is good and most of the characters were enjoyable. Going for 8 episodes and 30 minutes per episode was definitely what saved the season since there were fewer filler episodes.
  • Aug 11, 2018
    This series is scarily real in recovery communities & should be better received than reflected on this site. It's well written and acted. Hyperbolic stereotypes like these characters actually exist and the moral development of recovering people is portrayed well. I enjoyed it quite a bit.
  • Aug 04, 2018
    People hate this show because it's not PC. Boo hoo. Great show!

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