Happy Hour (TV series)

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Happy Hour
Format Sitcom
Starring John Sloan
Lex Medlin
Nat Faxon
Jamie Denbo
Beth Lacke
Brooke D'Orsay
Country of origin United States
Original language(s) English
No. of seasons 1
No. of episodes 13 (9 unaired)
Production
Camera setup Multi-camera
Running time 30 minutes
Broadcast
Original channel FOX
Original run September 7 – November 2, 2006 (2006-11-02)

Happy Hour is a sitcom that debuted on Fox in the United States and on CTV in Canada on September 7, 2006. The show starred John Sloan as Henry Beckman, a young man rebuilding his life after losing his girlfriend, his job, and his apartment. The series was produced by married duo Jackie and Jeff Filgo of That '70s Show.

Fox put the show on hiatus in September 2006, and officially canceled it the following May. Thirteen episodes of Happy Hour were made, of which four have aired and nine remain unaired.

Cast and characters[edit]

Actor Character
John Sloan Henry Beckman
Lex Medlin Larry Cone
Nat Faxon Brad Cooper
Jamie Denbo Tina Difabio
Beth Lacke Amanda Pennington
Brooke D'Orsay Heather Hanson

Episode list[edit]

Episode # Production # Air Date Title Summary
1 276005 September 7, 2006 Pilot Henry Beckman has a girlfriend who convinces him to move to Chicago to work for her uncle. But his life is sent into a loop when she dumps him, which causes him to lose his job and to be thrown into an apartment with Larry, a man who has his own surreal opinions on life and women. Larry sets up Henry with a new job and life begins anew. Of course, one of the house rules is that every day at four is Happy Hour.
2 3T5352 September 14, 2006 "The Mix CD" Henry finds a mix CD of love songs and gets details about Larry's one true love, Molly. Amanda is concerned when a doctor in her gynecologist's office cancels a date with her.
3 3T5351 September 21, 2006 "Larry's Birthday" It's Larry's birthday and his friends all forgot about it.. all except Henry who got him a lame camping trip as a present.
4 3T5353 November 2, 2006 "The Ring & I" When Larry discovers that Henry is hanging onto an engagement ring that he had planned to give Heather, he tries to get Henry to sell the ring and buy a wine refrigerator. Henry still hopes that Heather will come back to him; however he does agree to put his engagement ring to auction.
5 3T53?? Unaired "Crazy Girls" When Henry dates a girl named Shauna, Larry warns him to stay away from her. After Henry ignores the warnings he returns to Larry to help him get out of the relationship.
6 3T53?? Unaired "Thanksgiving" Tina is planning a Thanksgiving dinner, and her mother, Nannette (Jessica Walter), and sister are is planning to visit. Unfortunately Henry makes too good of an impression on his mother-in-law as she puts the moves on him.
7 3T5354 Unaired "Boo! This Party Sucks" Larry and Tina host separate Halloween parties and Brad begs everyone to attend Tina’s dreary party. Amanda and Heather wear identical sexy costumes to Larry’s party.
8 3T5355 Unaired "The Election" With Tina and Brad’s rule on the tenants’ association coming to an end, Larry and Henry decide to run against them. Amanda gets bored with her doting husband.
9 3T53?? Unaired "The Family Affair" Henry's parents are coming for a visit and he fears they'll be disappointed in him. Larry and Amanda have prejudices against them. Tina gets a job but she doesn't like Brad's excitement over it. Everyone may have to rethink their opinions.
10 3T5359 Unaired "New Year's Eve" Everyone likes Amanda’s current boyfriend except for Larry, who gets a ‘bad vibe’ from him. Although Larry always protects Amanda, he goes too far this time and hurts her feelings.
11 3T5360 Unaired "11:30 Snuggles" Larry and Brad almost get into a fight in a bar, and Henry calls the police to save them, forgetting that all three are impersonating police officers to impress women.
12 3T5361 Unaired "A Dead Man's Ham" It’s Christmas and Larry’s friends leave to be with their families, however they then decide to stay with him because all flights out of Chicago have been cancelled. However, at the apartment, the only food available is a mail-order ham that arrived for a neighbour who has died
13 3T5362 Unaired "The T-Shirt" Larry’s T-Shirt business soars in popularity after George Clooney is seen wearing one of his shirts, however the reverse happens with Kevin Federline. Heather then saves the business by changing the company slogan.

International Broadcasts[edit]

Country Broadcaster Timeslot
Arab World Super Comedy Channel Dubai One The entire series has been broadcast from Saturday till Wednesday every week at 4:30pm GMT.
Australia Nine HD The entire series has been broadcast.
Finland MTV3 Friday 2:15pm
Singapore Channel 5 Thursdays & Fridays at 1.30am
Poland TVN 7 Saturday mornings
New Zealand TV2 Friday 12:00am
Croatia HRT2 Late afternoon
Romania PRO Cinema Afternoon

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