Happy Hour (TV series)

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Happy Hour
Happy Hour tv show.jpg
Created byJackie Filgo
Jeff Filgo
StarringJohn Sloan
Lex Medlin
Beth Lacke
Nat Faxon
Jamie Denbo
Brooke D'Orsay
Composer(s)Chris Allen Lee
Scott Clausen
Country of originUnited States
Original language(s)English
No. of seasons1
No. of episodes13 (9 unaired) (list of episodes)
Camera setupMulti-camera
Running time30 minutes
Production company(s)Double Double Bonus Entertainment
Werner/Gold/Miller Productions
Warner Bros. Television
Original networkFox
Original releaseSeptember 7 – November 2, 2006 (2006-11-02)

Happy Hour is a sitcom that debuted on Fox in the United States and on CTV in Canada on September 7, 2006. The show starred John Sloan as Henry Beckman, a young man rebuilding his life after losing his girlfriend, his job, and his apartment. The series was produced by married duo Jackie and Jeff Filgo of That '70s Show.

Fox put the show on hiatus in September 2006, and officially canceled it the following May. Thirteen episodes of Happy Hour were made, of which four have aired and nine remain unaired for disappointing ratings. In Brazil the thirteen episodes were aired.


Actor Character
John Sloan Henry Beckman
Lex Medlin Larry Cone
Beth Lacke Amanda Pennington
Nat Faxon Brad Cooper
Jamie Denbo Tina Difabio
Brooke D'Orsay Heather Hanson


No.TitleDirected byWritten byOriginal air dateProd.
1"Pilot"Andy AckermanJeff Filgo & Jackie FilgoSeptember 7, 2006 (2006-09-07)276005
Henry Beckman has a girlfriend who convinces him to move to Chicago to work for her uncle. But his life is sent into a loop when she dumps him, which causes him to lose his job and to be thrown into an apartment with Larry, a man who has his own surreal opinions on life and women. Larry sets up Henry with a new job and life begins anew. Of course, one of the house rules is that every day at four is Happy Hour.
2"The Mix CD"Mark CendrowskiRob Des HotelSeptember 14, 2006 (2006-09-14)3T5352
Henry finds a mix CD of love songs and gets details about Larry's one true love, Molly. Amanda is concerned when a doctor in her gynecologist's office cancels a date with her.
3"Larry's Birthday"TBATBASeptember 21, 2006 (2006-09-21)3T5351
It's Larry's birthday and his friends all forgot about it.. all except Henry who got him a lame camping trip as a present.
4"The Ring & I"TBATBANovember 2, 2006 (2006-11-02)3T5353
When Larry discovers that Henry is hanging onto an engagement ring that he had planned to give Heather, he tries to get Henry to sell the ring and buy a wine refrigerator. Henry still hopes that Heather will come back to him; however he does agree to put his engagement ring to auction.
5"Crazy Girls"TBATBAUNAIRED3T53??
When Henry dates a girl named Shauna, Larry warns him to stay away from her. After Henry ignores the warnings he returns to Larry to help him get out of the relationship.
Tina is planning a Thanksgiving dinner, and her mother, Nannette (Jessica Walter) and sister are planning to visit. Unfortunately Henry makes too good of an impression on his mother-in-law as she puts the moves on him.
7"Boo! This Party Sucks"TBATBAUNAIRED3T5354
Larry and Tina host separate Halloween parties and Brad begs everyone to attend Tina’s dreary party. Amanda and Heather wear identical sexy costumes to Larry’s party.
8"The Election"TBATBAUNAIRED3T5355
With Tina and Brad’s rule on the tenants’ association coming to an end, Larry and Henry decide to run against them. Amanda gets bored with her doting husband.
9"The Family Affair"TBATBAUNAIRED3T53??
Henry's parents are coming for a visit and he fears they'll be disappointed in him. Larry and Amanda have prejudices against them. Tina gets a job but she doesn't like Brad's excitement over it. Everyone may have to rethink their opinions.
10"New Year's Eve"TBATBAUNAIRED3T5359
Everyone likes Amanda’s current boyfriend except for Larry, who gets a ‘bad vibe’ from him. Although Larry always protects Amanda, he goes too far this time and hurts her feelings.
11"11:30 Snuggles"TBATBAUNAIRED3T5360
Larry and Brad almost get into a fight in a bar, and Henry calls the police to save them, forgetting that all three are impersonating police officers to impress women.
12"A Dead Man's Ham"TBATBAUNAIRED3T5361
It’s Christmas and Larry’s friends leave to be with their families, however they then decide to stay with him because all flights out of Chicago have been cancelled. However, at the apartment, the only food available is a mail-order ham that arrived for a neighbour who has died.
13"The T-Shirt"TBATBAUNAIRED3T5362
Larry’s T-Shirt business soars in popularity after George Clooney is seen wearing one of his shirts, however the reverse happens with Kevin Federline. Heather then saves the business by changing the company slogan.

International broadcasts[edit]

Country Broadcaster Timeslot
Australia Nine HD The entire series has been broadcast.
Finland MTV3 Friday 2:15pm
Middle East and North Africa The entire series has been broadcast from Saturday till Wednesday every week at 4:30pm GMT.
Singapore Channel 5 Thursdays & Fridays at 1.30am
Poland TVN 7 Saturday mornings
New Zealand TV2 Friday 12:00am
Croatia HRT2 Late afternoon
Romania PRO Cinema Afternoon

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