In the Flow with Affion Crockett

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In the Flow with Affion Crockett
Over the backdrop of a darkened city, a blue ribbon threads from the upper left to the lower right where the worlds "In the Flow with Affion Crockett" appear in a gold font.
The show's title card
Genre Improv sketch comedy
Created by Affion Crockett
Jamie Foxx
Written by Affion Crockett
Directed by Rusty Cundieff (Sketches)
Starring Affion Crockett
Country of origin United States
Original language(s) English
No. of seasons 1
No. of episodes 6
Production
Executive producer(s) Jamie Foxx
Todd Yasui
Marcus King
Jaime Rucker King
Eric Tannenbaum
Kim Tannenbaum
Mitch Hurwitz[1]
Producer(s) Jamie Foxx
Running time 30 minutes
Production company(s) Fox Television Studios
Tantamount Studios
Foxx/King Entertainment
Broadcast
Original channel Fox
Original run August 14 – September 11, 2011 (2011-09-11)

In the Flow with Affion Crockett is a sketch comedy television series starring Affion Crockett and produced by Jamie Foxx, MADtv co-creators Fax Bahr and Adam Small, Arrested Development creator Mitch Hurwitz and Two and a Half Men's Eric and Kim Tannenbaum.[2]

Taped in the middle of 2010, it was picked up as a mid-season replacement by Fox in September 2010, under the name "Untitled Jamie Foxx Project".[2] A premiere was announced for June 9, 2011, and then canceled.[2] It debuted in an hour-long premiere on August 14, 2011, with four half-hour episodes to air on following weeks.[2] The show has since been cancelled due to low ratings with only airing 6 episodes.

Premise[edit]

Affion Crockett (known for his role on Wild 'n Out) got his own sketch comedy show on FOX. As he brings it to primetime as he uses his impressions, rapping, comedic skills to make this show "in the Flow"

Episodes[edit]

Season Episodes Originally aired DVD release dates
Season premiere Season finale Region 1 Region 2 Region 4
1 6 August 14, 2011 September 11, 2011 N/A N/A N/A

Episode 1 (8/14/2011)[edit]

Affion impersonates Jay-Z at the beginning of the series premiere, Affion then impersonstates Tiger Woods at a golf course in a sketch, and an American Idol sketch with Affion impersonstating Chris Rock and Drake. With other sketches like Wake Up Call and Samuel Jackson guest stars. Affion also does a sketch that he originally did on the Internet "Hustles with the Russell's" as also Russell Simmons guest stars.

Episode 2 (8/14/2011)[edit]

Snoop Dogg guest stars in an Avatar spoof sketch involving marijuana. And the episode opens with Affion breakdancing with some kids. Affion then does a sketch about a spoof of skinny jeans called "Skinny Paint"

Episode 3 (8/21/2011)[edit]

Affion does a tribute of Michael Jackson bydressing like him and dancing, but then Chris Brown makes a surprise appearance as he is dressed like Michael, too as Affion challenges Chris to a Michael-Off and Chris wins.

Guest Star: Chris Brown

Episode 4 (8/28/2011)[edit]

Affion impersonstates Joe Jackson as he says he is selling products in tribute for Michael Jackson by making calling a fictional tour called "This is It for Sure Tour". Affion then does a sketch involving a church pastor/gospel singer promoting his album at a funeral, then switches to a sketch called "Bertha Control". Affion then tells people about his cousin, Cornbread Crockett as he annoys celebrities and meets Michael Strahan at a gym . Then switches to a game show sketch called "Put That on Something". It then goes to Part II of Cornbread meeting Michael again at a basketball court. Affion then ends the show with a spoof of the "I Am Legend" sequel trailer.

Episode 5 (9/4/2011)[edit]

Affion introduces Harry Shum from Glee as he thinks he should audition for Glee, as Affion shows some if his moves as Harry thinks they should do some country line dancing then Lil' C appears and dances with them after he judges how Affion dances Affion also impersonates Russell Simmons in the sketch "Hustle with the Russells" .

Episode 6 (9/11/2011)[edit]

The series finale opens with Affion impersonstating Chris Rock. And other sketches about a light-skinned teenager in a skit called "Hilight: The Yellow Moon"(Parody of Twilight).

References[edit]

  1. ^ "In The Flow With Affion Crockett". Fox Broadcasting Company. Retrieved August 9, 2011. 
  2. ^ a b c d Thielman, Sam. "Fox unveils Jamie Foxx laffer details", Variety, April 26, 2011.

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