Living in Your Car

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Living in Your Car
Created byJoseph Kay
Dani Romain
George F. Walker
Written byJoseph Kay
Dani Romain
George F. Walker
Courtney Jane Walker
Directed byPaul Fox
David Steinberg
Shawn Thompson
Henry Sarwer-Foner
StarringJohn Ralston
Country of originCanada
Original language(s)English
No. of seasons2
No. of episodes21[1]
Editor(s)David B. Thpmpson
Camera setupMultiple
Running time29 minutes
Original networkHBO Canada
Original releaseMay 7, 2010 (2010-05-07) –
December 12, 2011 (2011-12-12)
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Living in Your Car is a Canadian television comedy-drama series that debuted on May 7, 2010 on HBO Canada.[2]

The series stars John Ralston as Steve Unger, a former high-flying corporate executive struggling to rebuild his life after being indicted on fraud, obstruction and racketeering charges. Legally forbidden to hold any job dealing with other people's money, he finds himself ordered to teach a business ethics class — and is forced to live in his car when his wife won't let him back into their home.

The series was created and principally written by George F. Walker, Dani Romain, and Joseph Kay.


Episode list[edit]

Series overview[edit]

Season Episodes Originally aired
First aired Last aired
1 13 May 7, 2010 (2010-05-07) July 30, 2010 (2010-07-30)
2 8 October 24, 2011 (2011-10-24) December 12, 2011 (2011-12-12)

Season 1[edit]

Total # Title Directed by Written by Original air date
11"Chapter One"David SteinbergGeorge F. Walker, Dani Romain, & Joseph KayMay 7, 2010 (2010-05-07)
After living the life of a wealthy CEO Steve Unger has trouble adjusting to life as an ex-con with convictions for racketeering, obstruction of justice, and fraud. Shunned by his wife, former colleagues, and even his parents, Steven turns to his lawyer for help and to retrieve a luxury car that he had put in his lawyer's name to avoid it being seized.
22"Chapter Two"Shawn Alex ThompsonGeorge F. Walker, Dani Romain, & Joseph KayMay 14, 2010 (2010-05-14)
Steve wakes up from his first night living in his car to find himself in an impound lot. Desperate to get his car back Steve forges a letter from his lawyer authorising him to possess the car and steals money from his daughter to pay the $200 fee. In an attempt to pay his daughter back Steve takes a job picking worms but when he tries to manage his co-workers and then act as their agent he gets everyone fired.
33"Chapter Three"Paul FoxGeorge F. Walker, Dani Romain, & Joseph KayMay 21, 2010 (2010-05-21)
44"Chapter Four"David SteinbergGeorge F. Walker, Dani Romain, & Joseph KayMay 28, 2010 (2010-05-28)
55"Chapter Five"Paul FoxJoseph Kay & Courtney Jane WalkerJune 4, 2010 (2010-06-04)
66"Chapter Six"Shawn Alex ThompsonGeorge F. Walker & Courtney Jane WalkerJune 11, 2010 (2010-06-11)
77"Chapter Seven"David SteinbergGeorge F. WalkerJune 18, 2010 (2010-06-18)
88"Chapter Eight"Shawn Alex ThompsonDani Romain & Joseph KayJune 25, 2010 (2010-06-25)
99"Chapter Nine"Shawn Alex ThompsonJoseph Kay & Courtney Jane WalkerJuly 2, 2010 (2010-07-02)
1010"Chapter Ten"Bruce McDonaldGeorge F. Walker & Dani RomainJuly 9, 2010 (2010-07-09)
1111"Chapter Eleven"Bruce McDonaldJoseph Kay & Courtney Jane WalkerJuly 16, 2010 (2010-07-16)
1212"Chapter Twelve"Bruce McDonaldGeorge F. Walker & Dani RomainJuly 23, 2010 (2010-07-23)
1313"Chapter Thirteen"David SteinbergGeorge F. Walker & Dani RomainJuly 30, 2010 (2010-07-30)

Season 2[edit]

On June 14, 2010 Astral Media and Corus Entertainment announced a second season of Living in Your Car had been commissioned and would begin production in the summer of 2010 for broadcast in 2011.[3]

Total # Title Directed by Written by Original air date
141"Chapter Fourteen"Bruce McDonaldGeorge F. WalkerOctober 24, 2011 (2011-10-24)
152"Chapter Fifteen"Henry Sawer-FonerGeorge F. Walker & Joseph KayOctober 31, 2011 (2011-10-31)
163"Chapter Sixteen"Henry Sawer-FonerDani Romain & Joseph KayNovember 7, 2011 (2011-11-07)
174"Chapter Seventeen"Paul FoxGeorge F. Walker & Courtney Jane WalkerNovember 14, 2011 (2011-11-14)
185"Chapter Eighteen"Shawn Alex ThompsonGeorge F. Walker & Dani RomainNovember 21, 2011 (2011-11-21)
196"Chapter Nineteen"Shawn Alex ThompsonJoseph Kay & Courtney Jane WalkerNovember 28, 2011 (2011-11-28)
207"Chapter Twenty"Paul FoxDani Romain & Courtney Jane WalkerDecember 5, 2011 (2011-12-05)
218"Chapter Twenty-one"Bruce McDonaldDani Romain & Joseph KayDecember 12, 2011 (2011-12-12)


  1. ^ "Living In Your Car". The Nightengale Company. Retrieved October 25, 2011.
  2. ^ "HBO Canada presents Living in Your Car, one man's karmic fall from the high life to the highway". Canada NewsWire, April 6, 2010.
  3. ^ "The Movie Network and Movie Central announce upcoming production slate" (Press release). Canada NewsWire. June 14, 2010. Retrieved January 8, 2011.

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