Bajillion Dollar Propertie$

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Bajillion Dollar Propertie$
Created byKulap Vilaysack
StarringDan Ahdoot
Tim Baltz
Ryan Gaul
Mandell Maughan
Tawny Newsome
Drew Tarver
Paul F. Tompkins
Composer(s)Jason Moss
Country of originUnited States
Original language(s)English
No. of seasons3
No. of episodes26 (list of episodes)
Production
Executive producer(s)Kulap Vilaysack
Scott Aukerman
Thomas Lennon
Robert Ben Garant
David Jargowsky
Camera setupSingle-camera
Running time30 minutes
Production company(s)Garant/Lennon Productions
Comedy Bang! Bang! Productions
Paramount Television
Release
Original networkSeeso
Original releaseFebruary 20, 2016 – present

Bajillion Dollar Propertie$ is an American comedy series on the Seeso comedy subscription streaming service.[1][2] The series, created by Kulap Vilaysack, is a semi-scripted parody of reality television series such as Million Dollar Listing and Property Brothers.[3] Bajillion Dollar Propertie$ previewed its pilot episode on February 20, 2016 and officially premiered on March 17, 2016.[4][5] It was reported on April 5, 2016 that the series' second season would premiere in the fall of 2016.[6] On December 12, 2016, Seeso renewed the series for a third and fourth season.[7] On August 9, 2017, Seeso announced the shutdown of its service by the end of the year, leaving Bajillion Dollar Propertie$ without a home.

Cast and characters[edit]

Episodes[edit]

Season 1 (2016)[edit]

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TitleDirected byWritten byOriginal air date
11"Meet Platinum"Robert Ben GarantKulap VilaysackFebruary 20, 2016 (2016-02-20)

Dean Rosedragon announces a contest to become his partner at Platinum Reality. Glenn, the new office manager, tries to assert himself. Andrew and Baxter are tasked with selling the home of an action movie star with a drug and alcohol problem. Victoria steals one of Chelsea's clients. Amir gets a better understanding of Glenn's abrupt arrival.

Guest Starring Adam Scott as Johnny Dunne

Co-Starring Suzi Barrett as Server Angela, DeMorge Brown as Bill, Dhruv Uday Singh as Londale
22"Uncle Jerry"Robert Ben GarantBrad MorrisMarch 17, 2016 (2016-03-17)

Dean hires a sleazy photographer to shoot the brokers' promo photos. Andrew and Baxter show a home to a former college friend. Amir arrives at an open house to find a squatter.

Guest Starring Jason Mantzoukas as Uncle Jerry, Betsy Sodaro as Loretta

Co-Starring Jeff B. Davis as Dirk St. Hancock, Jerry Minor as Brentyl, Kulap Vilaysack as Cassandra
33"Inside Joke"Alex FernieAlex FernieMarch 24, 2016 (2016-03-24)

Former foes Victoria and Baxter bond over an inside joke at Chelsea's expense. Their sudden friendship drives Andrew crazy with jealousy. Meanwhile Amir's mysterious new client shows up guns blazing... literally, and Chelsea has to sell a house to a heartbroken man.

Guest Starring Horatio Sanz as Dr. Horowitz, Andy Richter as Art Gordon

Co-Starring Joe Nunez as Jota, Cedric Yarbrough as Trent Adler, Kulap Vilaysack as Voice of Debbie
44"Amir Is Glenn's Mentor"Alex FernieShauna McGarryMarch 31, 2016 (2016-03-31)

Amir takes Glenn under his wing to teach him about the real estate business and the results are mentally, physically and financially grueling. The Bros are forced to woo an ancient and not quite coherent seller, while Victoria and Chelsea spend the afternoon with a creepy, sex-obsessed client.

Guest Starring Kerri Kenney-Silver as Mrs. Gullier, Seth Morris as Shoshua

Co-Starring Brian Huskey as Major Domo Gustav, David Jargowsky as Homeowner, Ingrid Haas as Mentor Client
55"Brtox"Robert Ben GarantKevin SecciaApril 7, 2016 (2016-04-07)

Amir, Victoria and Baxter endure humiliation after their monthly beauty regimen goes awry, thanks to Glenn. Andrew has to find a home for an intense actor who insists on staying in character the entire time and Chelsea explores a spooky basement in order to get a house to pass inspection.

Guest Starring Scott Aukerman as Tobin, Rich Fulcher as Dr. Chambong, Chris Tallman as Hector

Co-Starring John Ennis as Cable Guy, Amy Rhodes as Susan
66"Roger Me Rightly"Robert Ben GarantJessica GaoApril 14, 2016 (2016-04-14)

Platinum receives a visit from Dean's hard-drinking, salesman friend from the old days. His roughhouse tactics clash with the brokers' style. Amir tries to sell a house to a pair of famous lesbians but Glenn's fandom gets in the way, and we meet Platinum's rival firm.

Guest Starring Robert Ben Garant as Gio, Thomas Lennon as Serge, Cameron Esposito as Liz, David Koechner as Roger Ramsey, Rhea Butcher as Jamie

Co-Starring Mary Jo Catlett as Ethel Simmons
77"Happy Ending"Alex FernieKate BerlantApril 21, 2016 (2016-04-21)

The brokers all get massages but receive far from equal treatment, which causes Glenn to take matters into his own hands. Meanwhile, Chelsea tries to sell a mansion to a popular televangelist who's bringing very specific orders from the lord.

Guest Starring Paul Scheer as Reverend Coyne, Craig Cackowski as Todd the Janitor, Neil Campbell as Zach the Masseuse

Co-Starring Londale Theus, Jr. as Brother Gayle
88"Make Partner Part 1"Alex FernieKulap VilaysackApril 28, 2016 (2016-04-28)

After a frantic race for sales the brokers finally will learn which of them makes partner. The bros deal with a home-intruder-obsessed buyer while Amir tries to sell to a couple looking to cook a very specific recipe. Victoria works with a group of millionaire lottery winners and Chelsea meets Serge & Gio.

Guest Starring Matt Besser as Rick, Danielle Schneider as Jennifer, Jefferson Dutton as Dutts, David Ferguson as Deef
99"Make Partner Part 2"Alex FernieBrad MorrisApril 28, 2016 (2016-04-28)

With more time added to the clock, the brokers scramble for last minute sales in order to lock down the partnership. Chelsea and Victoria take turns trying to sell the mansion of an old man who wants to continue living there. Amir meets with a concussed linebacker who can't remember his own name while Baxter sells to a guy with a golddigger girlfriend, and Andrew takes a shot at the lottery millionaires.

Guest Starring Jon Gabrus as Jumbo Haynes, Andy Daly as Don Dimello

Season 2 (2016)[edit]

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TitleDirected byWritten byOriginal air date
101"Victoria Awakens"Alex FernieKulap VilaysackOctober 13, 2016 (2016-10-13)

The brokers grapple with a new status quo and a newly empowered Glenn, while Victoria wallows in her depression. Dean announces his quest to win a Diamond Dealmaker Award. Glenn explores roleplay, while Amir hires a human bloodhound.

Guest Starring Zach Galifianakis as The Bloodhound, Casey Wilson as Jen

Co-Starring Craig Cackowski as Todd The Janitor, Ali Ghandour as Hernum, Emily C. Chang as Klea
112"Farsi Lessons"Brad MorrisBrad MorrisOctober 13, 2016 (2016-10-13)

Amir leads Victoria into an embarrassing trap, the Bros meet an even more obnoxious bro who’s looking for the ultimate sex pad, while rival brokers Serge and Gio decide to get rough with Glenn.

Guest Starring Robert Ben Garant as Gio, Thomas Lennon as Serge, Paul Rust as Ricky

Co-Starring Maz Jobrani as Farsi-speaking Client, Amir K as Delivery Guy
123"Spiritual Gurus"Kulap VilaysackShauna McGarryOctober 13, 2016 (2016-10-13)

A pair of bizarre self help gurus guide the brokers through their pain. Victoria struggles with her real estate mogul/reality TV star dad’s high expectations, meanwhile Chelsea and Glenn take their relationship to the next level.

Guest Starring Busy Philipps as Cate Kates, Dave Foley as Xavier King, Sam Pancake as Pyotr, Drew Droege as Grimsley

Co-Starring Kirby Howell-Baptiste as Rezecca
134"Baxter's Confession"Alex FernieJessica GaoOctober 13, 2016 (2016-10-13)

A freaked out Andrew hears Baxter possibly confess to a murder in his sleep, Glenn feels disrespected by Dean’s overbearing assistant. An ambitious indie filmmaker tries to pull a fast one on Victoria.

Guest Starring Patton Oswalt as Derek Young

Co-Starring Mary Sohn as Mara, Deanna Russo as Cindy Roost, Michael Cassady as Robbie Cass, Craig Cackowski as Todd the Janitor, Suzi Barrett as Angela
145"Amir vs Dean"Brad MorrisAlex FernieOctober 13, 2016 (2016-10-13)

Amir risks it all by threatening Dean with knowledge of a devastating secret. Chelsea enlists a deep cover expert to help her rid a property of raccoons, Victoria deals with a delusional dog owner.

Guest Starring "Weird Al" Yankovic as Tug Friendly, Lennon Parham as Carla Sutcliffe

Co-Starring Ithamar Enriquez as Kebbin
156"Snip Quit"Kulap VilaysackKate BerlantOctober 13, 2016 (2016-10-13)

Chelsea goes viral with a new Snip Quit app that tells you if you should get bangs, Glenn sells to a gangster rapper with a secret soft spot, and Amir faces off with the bad boys of Infinity Firm, Serge and Gio.

Guest Starring Robert Ben Garant as Gio, Thomas Lennon as Serge, Zeke Nicholson as Just Mac

Co-Starring Christina Anthony as Marigold, Brad Morris as Uri Lurie
167"Predator Party"Alex FernieKevin SecciaOctober 13, 2016 (2016-10-13)

Glenn throws a doomed Predator-themed party for Dean. Victoria and Amir do battle with the help of their two toughest clients, Chelsea negotiates with Vitali, a dangerous Eastern Bloc mobster.

Guest Starring John Hennigan as Brash Roderick, Nick Kroll as Graham Simon, Kendra Smith as Athena

Co-Starring Jeremy Rowley as Vitali, Mary Sohn as Mara
178"Day of the Diamond Dealmakers"Kulap VilaysackKulap VilaysackOctober 13, 2016 (2016-10-13)

It’s finally the day of the big award show and everyone’s on edge. Victoria meets with her loser ex-boyfriend, the Bros handle a client with a terrible poker face and Dean makes a pact with Serge and Gio.

Guest Starring Robert Ben Garant as Gio, Thomas Lennon as Serge, Jack McBrayer as Phillib Almnall, Randall Park as Grieg

Co-Starring Carlos Santos as Vaul
189"Night of the Diamond Dealmakers"Alex FernieBrad MorrisOctober 13, 2016 (2016-10-13)

It’s the night of the award show. Platinum competes for the biggest prize in real estate, Victoria meets her destiny, the Bros tear the house down with a stunning dance number, and a relationship is destroyed forever.

Guest Starring Robert Ben Garant as Gio, Thomas Lennon as Serge

Co-Starring Candace Brown as Jeannie Marchand, Madison Hildebrand as himself, Carlos Santos as Vaul, Carl Tart as Eugene "Rocket" Jackson, Janie Haddad Tompkins as Stoffanie Michaels

Season 3 (2017)[edit]

No.
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TitleDirected byWritten byOriginal air date
191"Dean's Legacy"Kulap VilaysackKulap VilaysackJune 1, 2017 (2017-06-01)
202"A Divided House"Kulap VilaysackShauna McGarryJune 1, 2017 (2017-06-01)
213"Chelsea Leight-Leigh Lately"Seth MorrisAlex FernieJune 1, 2017 (2017-06-01)
224"Disaster Drills"Alex FernieSeth MorrisJune 1, 2017 (2017-06-01)
235"The Wheelbarrows"Kulap VilaysackKevin SecciaJune 1, 2017 (2017-06-01)
246"The Platinum Curse"Alex FernieMatt McConkeyJune 1, 2017 (2017-06-01)
257"Looking Forward"Kulap VilaysackSeth MorrisJune 1, 2017 (2017-06-01)
268"Bookend"Seth MorrisShauna McGarryJune 1, 2017 (2017-06-01)

2017 campaign to save Bajillion Dollar Propertie$[edit]

On August 9th, 2017 it was announced that NBC would be shutting down Seeso. A web campaign to "#BuyJillion" quickly formed to encourage another network or streaming service to pick up the show for future seasons.[8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Jarvey, Natalie (October 15, 2015). "NBCUniversal to Launch Comedy Streaming Service Seeso". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved March 19, 2016.
  2. ^ Stephens, Emily. "Loaded with talent, Bajillion Dollar Properties has strong curb appeal". AV Club. Retrieved 19 March 2016.
  3. ^ Porch, Scott. "Bajillion Dollar Propertie$ is a breakthrough for Seeso and showrunner Kulap Vilaysack". Decider. Retrieved 19 March 2016.
  4. ^ Collis, Clark (February 2, 2016). "Reality show spoof Bajillion Dollar Propertie$ to premiere in March". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved March 19, 2016.
  5. ^ Longwell, Todd (February 2, 2016). "Seeso Sets Premieres for 3 Series, incl. 'What's Your F@%king Deal?!' and 'Bajillion Dollar Propertie$'". Video Ink. Retrieved March 19, 2016.
  6. ^ Collis, Clark (April 5, 2016). "Bajillion Dollar Propertie$ season 2 to debut in the fall — exclusive". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved June 25, 2016.
  7. ^ Petski, Denise (December 12, 2016). "'Bajillion Dollar Propertie$' Renewed For Two More Seasons By Seeso". Deadline. Retrieved December 13, 2016.
  8. ^ Arthur, Kenneth (August 29, 2017). "Talking with Scott Aukerman and Kulap Vilaysack About the Future of Their Seeso Shows". Splitsider. Retrieved August 29, 2017.

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