Bajillion Dollar Propertie$
|Bajillion Dollar Propertie$|
|Created by||Kulap Vilaysack|
Paul F. Tompkins
|Country of origin||United States|
|No. of seasons||3|
|No. of episodes||26 (list of episodes)|
|Executive producer(s)||Kulap Vilaysack|
Robert Ben Garant
|Running time||30 minutes|
|Production company(s)||Garant/Lennon Productions|
Comedy Bang! Bang! Productions
|Original release||February 20, 2016 – present|
Bajillion Dollar Propertie$ is an American comedy series on the Seeso comedy subscription streaming service. The series, created by Kulap Vilaysack, is a semi-scripted parody of reality television series such as Million Dollar Listing and Property Brothers. Bajillion Dollar Propertie$ previewed its pilot episode on February 20, 2016 and officially premiered on March 17, 2016. It was reported on April 5, 2016 that the series' second season would premiere in the fall of 2016. On December 12, 2016, Seeso renewed the series for a third and fourth season. 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
- Dan Ahdoot as Amir Yaghoob
- Tim Baltz as Glenn Bouchard
- Ryan Gaul as Andrew Wright
- Mandell Maughan as Victoria King
- Tawny Newsome as Chelsea Leight-Leigh
- Drew Tarver as Baxter Reynolds
- Paul F. Tompkins as Dean Rosedragon
Season 1 (2016)
|Title||Directed by||Written by||Original air date|
|1||1||"Meet Platinum"||Robert Ben Garant||Kulap Vilaysack||February 20, 2016|
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 DunneCo-Starring Suzi Barrett as Server Angela, DeMorge Brown as Bill, Dhruv Uday Singh as Londale
|2||2||"Uncle Jerry"||Robert Ben Garant||Brad Morris||March 17, 2016|
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.Jeff B. Davis as Dirk St. Hancock, Jerry Minor as Brentyl, Kulap Vilaysack as Cassandra
|3||3||"Inside Joke"||Alex Fernie||Alex Fernie||March 24, 2016|
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.Cedric Yarbrough as Trent Adler, Kulap Vilaysack as Voice of Debbie
|4||4||"Amir Is Glenn's Mentor"||Alex Fernie||Shauna McGarry||March 31, 2016|
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.Brian Huskey as Major Domo Gustav, David Jargowsky as Homeowner, Ingrid Haas as Mentor Client
|5||5||"Brtox"||Robert Ben Garant||Kevin Seccia||April 7, 2016|
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.John Ennis as Cable Guy, Amy Rhodes as Susan
|6||6||"Roger Me Rightly"||Robert Ben Garant||Jessica Gao||April 14, 2016|
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.Mary Jo Catlett as Ethel Simmons
|7||7||"Happy Ending"||Alex Fernie||Kate Berlant||April 21, 2016|
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 MasseuseCo-Starring Londale Theus, Jr. as Brother Gayle
|8||8||"Make Partner Part 1"||Alex Fernie||Kulap Vilaysack||April 28, 2016|
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
|9||9||"Make Partner Part 2"||Alex Fernie||Brad Morris||April 28, 2016|
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)
|Title||Directed by||Written by||Original air date|
|10||1||"Victoria Awakens"||Alex Fernie||Kulap Vilaysack||October 13, 2016|
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.Emily C. Chang as Klea
|11||2||"Farsi Lessons"||Brad Morris||Brad Morris||October 13, 2016|
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.Maz Jobrani as Farsi-speaking Client, Amir K as Delivery Guy
|12||3||"Spiritual Gurus"||Kulap Vilaysack||Shauna McGarry||October 13, 2016|
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.Kirby Howell-Baptiste as Rezecca
|13||4||"Baxter's Confession"||Alex Fernie||Jessica Gao||October 13, 2016|
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 YoungCo-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
|14||5||"Amir vs Dean"||Brad Morris||Alex Fernie||October 13, 2016|
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.
|15||6||"Snip Quit"||Kulap Vilaysack||Kate Berlant||October 13, 2016|
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.
|16||7||"Predator Party"||Alex Fernie||Kevin Seccia||October 13, 2016|
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.Jeremy Rowley as Vitali, Mary Sohn as Mara
|17||8||"Day of the Diamond Dealmakers"||Kulap Vilaysack||Kulap Vilaysack||October 13, 2016|
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.Carlos Santos as Vaul
|18||9||"Night of the Diamond Dealmakers"||Alex Fernie||Brad Morris||October 13, 2016|
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.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)
|Title||Directed by||Written by||Original air date|
|19||1||"Dean's Legacy"||Kulap Vilaysack||Kulap Vilaysack||June 1, 2017|
|20||2||"A Divided House"||Kulap Vilaysack||Shauna McGarry||June 1, 2017|
|21||3||"Chelsea Leight-Leigh Lately"||Seth Morris||Alex Fernie||June 1, 2017|
|22||4||"Disaster Drills"||Alex Fernie||Seth Morris||June 1, 2017|
|23||5||"The Wheelbarrows"||Kulap Vilaysack||Kevin Seccia||June 1, 2017|
|24||6||"The Platinum Curse"||Alex Fernie||Matt McConkey||June 1, 2017|
|25||7||"Looking Forward"||Kulap Vilaysack||Seth Morris||June 1, 2017|
|26||8||"Bookend"||Seth Morris||Shauna McGarry||June 1, 2017|
2017 campaign to save Bajillion Dollar Propertie$
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.
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