Kroll Show

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Kroll Show
Kroll Show.jpg
Genre Sketch Comedy
Created by
Directed by Jonathan Krisel
Starring Nick Kroll
Opening theme "Polyhymnia" by Scout McMillan
Country of origin United States
Original language(s) English
No. of seasons 3
No. of episodes 30 (list of episodes)
Production
Executive producer(s)
  • Nick Kroll
  • John Levenstein
  • Jonathan Krisel
  • Jim Sharp
  • Monika Zielinska
Camera setup Single
Running time 21 minutes
Production company(s) Good At Bizness Inc.
Broadcast
Original channel Comedy Central
Picture format 1080p (16:9 HDTV)
Original run January 16, 2013 (2013-01-16) – March 24, 2015 (2015-03-24)
External links
Official website

Kroll Show is an American sketch comedy television series created by and starring comedian Nick Kroll. John Levenstein and Jonathan Krisel served as the show's executive producers. The series premiered on January 16, 2013 and ended on March 24, 2015, on the American cable television network Comedy Central.[1] The opening title credits of each episode parodied well-known TV series, logos, and real-world locations, among them Absolut Vodka, Breaking Bad, Google, In-N-Out Burger, NASCAR and Game of Thrones.[2][3]

Kroll Show has completed its third and final season. Kroll has remarked that the decision to end the show was his, and that the show's stories and characters were naturally wrapping up in the third season.[4]

Cast[edit]

Recurring[edit]

  • Jon Daly as Peter Paparazzo ("Bobby Bottleservice and Peter Paparazzo"), Wendy Shawn ("Rich Dicks"), Coach Teacher/Gene Creemers ("Wheels, Ontario"), Don ("Pawnsylvania"), Kelsey Grammer ("Chairs"), Various Characters
  • John Mulaney as George St. Geegland ("Oh Hello")
  • Jenny Slate as Liz B. and Denise B. ("pubLIZity"), Ruth Diamond Phillips ("Armond of the House"), Maureen ("Chairs")
  • Jason Mantzoukas as Eagle Wing ("Gigolo House"), Spit Decreaux ("Nash Rickey's Rock N' Reunion"), Dude ("Sex In the City For Dudes"), Various Characters
  • Seth Morris as Renick ("Pony Tales"), Dude ("Sex In the City For Dudes"), Bob Ducca, Various Characters
  • Andy Milonakis as Roman Armond, Dr. Armond's son. ("Armond of the House", "Roman's Empire")
  • Ron Funches as Dr. Armond's defense attorney. ("Bounce", "Mercury Poisoning"), Therapist in training ("The In Addition Tos")
  • Chelsea Peretti as Farley, Bobby Bottleservice's love interest. ("Bobby Bottleservice and Peter Paparazzo", "Gigolo House")
  • Bill Burr as Detective Smart ("Armond of the House")
  • Steve Dildarian as Tim/Steve ("Gigolo House")
  • Tonita Castro as Consuela ("Rich Dicks", "El Chupacabra")
  • Samantha Futerman as Tunes ("Wheels, Ontario")
  • Kathryn Hahn as Mikey's Mom ("Wheels, Ontario")

Guest appearances have included: Nathan Fillion, Zach Galifianakis, Brody Stevens, Amy Poehler, Laura Dern, Will Forte, Jordan Peele, Bruce McCulloch, Brie Larson, Fred Armisen, Andrew Daly, JB Smoove, Hannibal Buress, Pete Holmes, Ike Barinholtz, Rance Howard, Tim Heidecker, Ed Helms, Maria Bamford, Brian Stack, Nathan Fielder, Richard Kind, Brian Huskey, Dave Holmes, Rob Huebel, Joe Mande, Adam Pally, June Diane Raphael, Paul Scheer, Casey Wilson, Jane Levy, Marc Evan Jackson, Katy Perry, Jon Heder, Henry Rollins, Seth Rogen, and James Franco.[1]

Episodes[edit]

Season 1 (2013)[edit]

No. in
series
No. in
season
Title Original air date U.S. viewers
(millions)
1 1 "San Diego Diet" January 16, 2013 (2013-01-16) 1.18[5]
2 2 "Soaked in Success" January 23, 2013 (2013-01-23) 1.04[6]
3 3 "Secret Room" January 30, 2013 (2013-01-30) 0.83[7]
4 4 "Too Much Tuna" February 6, 2013 (2013-02-06) 0.82[8]
5 5 "Can I Finish?" February 13, 2013 (2013-02-13) 0.70[9]
6 6 "Dine & Dash" February 20, 2013 (2013-02-20) 0.79[10]
7 7 "Ice Dating" February 27, 2013 (2013-02-27) 0.71[11]
8 8 "Please God" March 6, 2013 (2013-03-06) 0.93[12]

Season 2 (2014)[edit]

On January 30, 2013, Comedy Central renewed Kroll Show for a second season.[13] Season 2 premiered on January 14, 2014.[14]

No. in
series
No. in
season
Title Original air date U.S. viewers
(millions)
9 1 "Cake Train" January 14, 2014 (2014-01-14) 0.76[15]
10 2 "#canadiansafesex" January 21, 2014 (2014-01-21) 0.66[16]
11 3 "Oh Armond" January 28, 2014 (2014-01-28) 0.84[17]
12 4 "Sponsored by Stamps" February 4, 2014 (2014-02-04) 0.82[18]
13 5 "Krolling Around With Nick Clown" February 11, 2014 (2014-02-11) 0.84[19]
14 6 "Mother Daughter Sister Wife" February 18, 2014 (2014-02-18) 0.97[20]
15 7 "Finger Magnets" February 25, 2014 (2014-02-25) 1.10[21]
16 8 "Mercury Poisoning" March 4, 2014 (2014-03-04)
17 9 "Bounce" March 11, 2014 (2014-03-11) 0.78[22]
18 10 "Banff Is on Fire" March 18, 2014 (2014-03-18) 1.10[23]
19 11 "Blisteritos Presents Dad Academy Graduation Congraduritos Red Carpet Viewing Party" March 25, 2014 (2014-03-25) 0.84[24]

Season 3 (2015)[edit]

No. in
series
No. in
season
Title Original air date U.S. viewers
(millions)
20 1 "Gigolo H-O-R-S-E" January 13, 2015 (2015-01-13)
21 2 "Pleep Ploop" January 20, 2015 (2015-01-20)
22 3 "Bangs" January 27, 2015 (2015-01-27)
23 4 "Karaoke Bullies" February 3, 2015 (2015-02-03)
24 5 "The In Addition Tos" February 10, 2015 (2015-02-10)
25 6 "Lizards Vs Penguins" February 17, 2015 (2015-02-17)
26 7 "Twins" February 24, 2015 (2015-02-24)
27 8 "The Commonwealth Games" March 3, 2015 (2015-03-03)
28 9 "Body Bouncers" March 10, 2015 (2015-03-10)
29 10 "The Time of My Life" March 17, 2015 (2015-03-17)
30 11 "This Has Been Such an Amazing Experience" March 24, 2015 (2015-03-24)

References[edit]

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