Brian O'Brian

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Brian O'Brian
Created by Danny Kaplan and Brian Stepanek
Starring Brian Stepanek
Country of origin Italy
United States
Canada
Original language(s) Italian
English
No. of seasons 1
No. of episodes 36
Production
Executive producer(s) Danny Kaplan
Running time 5 minutes or less
Broadcast
Original channel Disney Channel EnglishCanada
Original run October 3, 2008 – April 3, 2009

Brian O'Brian is an original series airing on Disney Channel. The series is co-written and directed by Danny Kaplan and stars Brian Stepanek, who also co-writes; original score by Stuart Balcomb, and produced in Cologno Monzese near Milan, Italy. Individual episodes are quick comedy sketches, less than 5 minutes in length.

An ad promoting the premiere of Brian O'Brian was shown during the premiere of The Suite Life on Deck on September 26, 2008, on Disney Channel America. The series premiered on The Disney Channel on October 3, 2008. In Latin America, it premiered on February 16, 2009 on Disney Channel Latin America.

Much like almost all of Disney's modern-day programming, the show uses a laugh track. The season started on September 12, 2008 on Disney Channel Italy.


Episodes[edit]

# Title Directed by Written by U.S. Air Date Production Code
1 "Operaman" Danny Kaplan Danny Kaplan, Brian Stepanek October 3, 2008 (2008-10-03) 101
Brian impersonates a famous opera singer in an opera house in Italy.
2 "The Pool" Danny Kaplan Danny Kaplan, Brian Stepanek October 3, 2008 (2008-10-03) 102
Brian plays around with different swimming pool toys in a swimming pool, which a strict lifeguard forbids.
3 "Assembly Required" Danny Kaplan Danny Kaplan, Brian Stepanek October 10, 2008 (2008-10-10) Unknown
Brian attempts to build a coffee table out of a tree log, but ends up with a lot of weird creations, including a birdhouse and a toothpick (which he literally uses to try to pick a food bit stuck in between his teeth!).
4 "Basketball" Danny Kaplan Danny Kaplan, Brian Stepanek October 10, 2008 (2008-10-10) 103
Brian plays basketball at the gym.
5 "Band" Danny Kaplan Danny Kaplan, Brian Stepanek October 17, 2008 (2008-10-17) Unknown
Brian plays all the instruments in an imaginary band in his house, including an air guitar.
6 "Babysitter" Danny Kaplan Danny Kaplan, Brian Stepanek October 17, 2008 (2008-10-17) Unknown
Brian tries to take care of a baby.
7 "Dancing!" Danny Kaplan Danny Kaplan, Brian Stepanek October 24, 2008 (2008-10-24) Unknown
Brian shows off his dance moves in a small dance club.
8 "Doubles!" Danny Kaplan Danny Kaplan, Brian Stepanek October 24, 2008 (2008-10-24) Unknown
Brian tries to impress his girlfriend Veronica on the tennis court.
9 "Bones!" Danny Kaplan Danny Kaplan, Brian Stepanek October 31, 2008 (2008-10-31) Unknown
Brian visits the museum of natural history. He eventually breaks some dinosaur bones but managed to escape trouble.
10 "Up and Away!" Danny Kaplan Danny Kaplan, Brian Stepanek October 31, 2008 (2008-10-31) Unknown
Brian has big trouble caused by a few balloons.
11 "Date O'Date" Danny Kaplan Danny Kaplan, Brian Stepanek November 8, 2008 (2008-11-08) Unknown
Brian tries on various outfits for his date, many of them looking ridiculous or embarrassing. In the end, he decided to stick to his usual outfit (a blue checkered jumper and a pair of brown pants).
12 "Cookin'" Danny Kaplan Danny Kaplan, Brian Stepanek November 14, 2008 (2008-11-14) Unknown
Brian works at a restaurant and he nearly gets fired because of his clumsiness.
13 "Veronica" Danny Kaplan Danny Kaplan, Brian Stepanek November 15, 2008 (2008-11-15) Unknown
Brian's girlfriend Veronica was on her way to his house and Brian had not cleaned his house. Thinking that cleaning his house is a time-consuming process, Brian lazily shoved almost everything into his small wardrobe and later, Veronica came but unfortunately, when Brian greeted her, the wardrobe door bursts, creating a huge mess in his living-room. Although Veronica is upset at Brian for not cleaning his house properly, the two of them in the end cleaned Brian's house together.

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