Inside Amy Schumer

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Inside Amy Schumer
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Created by
Written by
Directed by
Starring Amy Schumer
Country of origin United States
Original language(s) English
No. of seasons 3
No. of episodes 25
Production
Executive producer(s)
  • Amy Schumer
  • Brooke Posch
  • Daniel Powell
Camera setup Single
Running time 22 minutes
Production company(s) Jax Media
Release
Original channel Comedy Central
Picture format
Original release April 30, 2013 (2013-04-30) – present
External links
Official website

Inside Amy Schumer is an American sketch comedy television series created and hosted by its star, comedian and actress Amy Schumer. The series premiered on April 30, 2013 on Comedy Central.[1] Schumer and Daniel Powell serve as the show's executive producers. Inside Amy Schumer completed its second season on June 3, 2014, and was renewed for a third season a week later.[2] The third season premiered on April 21, 2015, with a fourth season ordered the same day.[3]

Structure[edit]

Each episode is divided into segments of varying length – sketches, stand-up bits, street interviews and longer interviews with an unusual personality, often regarding sexuality and gender roles. Amy Schumer is the only actor featured in each episode and each segment.

Guest stars[edit]

Reception[edit]

The show has been met with mixed to positive reviews, with many critics favoring the second season over the first.[5] On Metacritic the show received a score of 65 out of 100 from eight critics, while the second season holds a score of 74 from six critics. The series was honored with a Peabody Award in 2015.

Episodes[edit]

Season Episodes Originally aired
First aired Last aired
1 10 April 30, 2013 (2013-04-30) July 2, 2013 (2013-07-02)
2 10 April 1, 2014 (2014-04-01) June 3, 2014 (2014-06-03)
3 10[6] April 21, 2015 (2015-04-21) June 23, 2015 (2015-06-23)[6]

Season 1 (2013)[edit]

No. in
series
No. in
season
Title Original air date U.S. viewers
(millions)
1 1 "Bad Decisions" April 30, 2013 (2013-04-30) 1.56[7]
Amy Schumer auditions for an illicit Internet video; the aftermath of a one-night stand; and a regrettable airplane flight.
2 2 "Real Sext" May 7, 2013 (2013-05-07) 1.35[8]
Amy interviews a stripper; tries to understand sexting; and visits a restaurant with a testicle theme.
3 3 "A Porn Star Is Born" May 14, 2013 (2013-05-14) 1.25[9]
Amy quits her job in porn; has trouble accepting a compliment; and learns that her boyfriend is HIV-positive.
4 4 "The Horror" May 21, 2013 (2013-05-21) 1.10[10]
Amy gets a bad haircut; breaks wind when she's afraid; and has a romantic encounter with Amber Tamblyn.
5 5 "Gang Bang" May 28, 2013 (2013-05-28) 1.05[11]
Amy gets into group sex; gives a friend a sex toy; and uses a disease to get out of commitments.
6 6 "Meth Lab" June 4, 2013 (2013-06-04) 0.85[12]
Amy cooks some meth; tries to maintain a makeover; and gets food slapped out of her mouth.
7 7 "Unpleasant Truths" June 11, 2013 (2013-06-11) 0.71[13]
Amy gets molested; has multiple personalities; and has a memorable interaction with a boyfriend.
8 8 "Clown Panties" June 18, 2013 (2013-06-18) 0.80[14]
Amy fights an addiction; catches her boyfriend cheating; and ridicules a 12-year-old.
9 9 "Terrible People" June 25, 2013 (2013-06-25) 0.87[15]
Amy wears a catsuit; fibs to get out of a charity event; and conjures Dave Attell.
10 10 "Sex Tips" July 2, 2013 (2013-07-02) 0.82[16]
In the Season 1 finale, Amy wakes up in bed with two men; searches for the perfect sex tip; and competes on a reality show.

Season 2 (2014)[edit]

No. in
series
No. in
season
Title Original air date U.S. viewers
(millions)
11 1 "You Would Bang Her?" April 1, 2014 (2014-04-01) 1.33[17]
Amy marries a black guy, loses a tennis match, talks to god and gets herpes.
12 2 "I'm So Bad" April 8, 2014 (2014-04-08) 0.96[18]
Amy goes to prom; plays a violent video game; and eats a man's face.
13 3 "A Chick Who Can Hang" April 15, 2014 (2014-04-15) 1.19[19]
Amy sails to India; and flirts with a coworker.
14 4 "Boner Doctor" April 22, 2014 (2014-04-22) 0.98[20]
Amy stays at a fancy hotel; begins a questionable diet; and gets couples therapy from supermodel Chrissy Teigen.
15 5 "Allergic to Nuts" April 29, 2014 (2014-04-29) 1.04[21]
Amy judges strippers; lands a plum movie role; and gets intimate with a magician.
16 6 "Down for Whatever" May 6, 2014 (2014-05-06) 0.99[22]
Amy screams at a turtle; objects to a wedding; and breaks up with her boyfriend.
17 7 "Slow Your Roll" May 13, 2014 (2014-05-13) 0.99[23]
Amy hires an interior decorator; looks at inkblots; and goes to therapy with her mom.
18 8 "Tyler Perry's Episode 208" May 20, 2014 (2014-05-20) 0.74[24]
Amy raises her estrogen levels; looks for a movie to watch; and gets cheated on while airing the news.
19 9 "Raise a Glass" May 27, 2014 (2014-05-27) 0.88[25]
Amy attends a wedding, a funeral, and an execution.
20 10 "Slut-Shaming" June 3, 2014 (2014-06-03) 0.82[26]
Amy meets the press, gets ready for sex, and watches her boyfriend turn gay.

Season 3 (2015)[edit]

No. in
series
No. in
season
Title Original air date U.S. viewers
(millions)
21 1 "Last Fuckable Day" April 21, 2015 (2015-04-21) 1.01[27]
Amy meets Tina Fey, Julia Louis-Dreyfus and Patricia Arquette, attempts to get birth control and sings about where her feces come out of.
22 2 "Cool With It" April 28, 2015 (2015-04-28) 0.79[28]
Amy goes to a strip club, stars in a boy band's music video, and fights crime as a plainclothes police detective.
23 3 "12 Angry Men Inside Amy Schumer" May 5, 2015 (2015-05-05) 0.85[29]
In a parody of 12 Angry Men, a jury of 12 men must determine if Amy Schumer is hot enough to be on TV.
24 4 "I'm Sorry" May 12, 2015 (2015-05-12) 0.85[30]
Amy apologizes for everything she did wrong, directs a pizza commercial and interviews a gigolo.
25 5 "Babies & Bustiers" May 19, 2015 (2015-05-19) 0.67[31]
Amy gets an opportunity to participate in a beauty pageant, breast-feeds her dog and enjoys her new "bla-dow".
26 6 "80s Ladies"[32] May 26, 2015 (2015-05-26)
27 7 "Fight Like a Girl"[32] June 2, 2015 (2015-06-02)

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Association Category Nominee(s) Result
2014 Critics' Choice Television Awards Best Actress in a Comedy Series Amy Schumer Nominated
Primetime Emmy Awards Outstanding Writing for a Variety Series Nominated
2015 Writers Guild of America Awards Comedy/Variety (including Talk) – Series Nominated
5th Critics' Choice Television Awards Best Actress in a Comedy Series Amy Schumer Pending
Best Guest Performer in a Comedy Series Josh Charles Pending

International broadcast[edit]

In 2014, Inside Amy Schumer began to be broadcast in Australia by the Australian Broadcasting Corporation.

References[edit]

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