Men at Work (season 1)

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Men at Work season 1
Country of origin United States
No. of episodes 10
Release
Original network TBS
Original release May 24 (2012-05-24) – July 12, 2012 (2012-07-12)
Season chronology
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Season 2

The first season of the TBS sitcom Men at Work premiered on May 24, 2012 and ended July 12, 2012. A total of ten episodes were produced. Season one regular cast members include Danny Masterson, Michael Cassidy, Adam Busch, Meredith Hagner and James Lesure.

Cast[edit]

Recurring[edit]

Production[edit]

On January 6, 2012, TBS picked up Men at Work for a first season of 10 episodes set to premiere on May 24, 2012 at 10 pm.[1] Production on the first season began in April 2012.[2]

Guest stars for season one of Men at Work include, Amy Smart as Lisa, Milo's ex-girlfriend; Julian Morris as Damien; J. K. Simmons as P.J. Jordan, Amy's father and owner of the magazine; Melissa Claire Egan as Jessica, Milo's date; Ethan Suplee as Dan; Stacy Keibler as Keri; Kathy Najimy as Sasha Ryan, a well-known sex blogger; Josh Hopkins as Ryan, a friend of Amy's who is blind; Kevin Pollak as Pavel;[3] Christopher Masterson as a hotel employee;[4] Wilmer Valderrama as Eri Ricaldo;[5] Alexandra Breckenridge as Katelyn, a young woman who keeps blowing off her dates with Tyler;[6] Joel David Moore as Doug, a Full Steam Magazine editor;[7] Laura Prepon as Hannah, Neal's friend who is set up with Milo;[8] William Baldwin as Shepard Peters, a famous, free-spirited, sexually driven photographer, and Richard Riehle as Gus, a man who mistakes Milo for his long-lost war hero family member.[9]

Episodes[edit]

No. in
series
No. in
season
Title Directed by Written by Original air date Production
code
U.S. viewers
(million)
1 1 "Pilot" Mark Cendrowski Breckin Meyer May 24, 2012 (2012-05-24) 100 2.64[10]
When Milo gets dumped, his three best friends try to help him get back into the dating game. Neal tries to talk dirty with Amy. Gibbs has sex with Tyler's maid.
2 2 "Milo Full of Grace" David Trainer Breckin Meyer May 24, 2012 (2012-05-24) 101 2.27[10]
Milo, Gibbs and Tyler are on edge when Neal starts cutting costs in the office. Milo goes to jail when he attempts to go the extra mile with his article on drug trafficking. Tyler accidentally runs into his ex-girlfriend.
3 3 "Devil's Threesome" James Widdoes Lon Zimmet & Dan Rubin May 31, 2012 (2012-05-31) 102 2.04[11]
Milo and Gibbs participate in a "devil’s threesome" with a woman they meet in the bar. Tyler's feminine side comes out after spending time with Amy. Neal becomes jealous when Tyler's time with Amy starts eclipsing his own.
4 4 "Heterotextual Male" James Widdoes Breckin Meyer June 7, 2012 (2012-06-07) 103 1.87[12]
Milo gets advice from the guys and attempts to play it cool. Gibbs and Tyler are surprised when an interview with a sex therapist doesn't go the way they expected. Amy buys Neal a new hat, which causes the whole office to tease him.
5 5 "Toilet of Eden" Mark Cendrowski Kirk J. Rudell June 14, 2012 (2012-06-14) 104 1.73[13]
While his apartment is being worked on, Milo stays with Tyler. Gibbs and Neal start jumping to conclusions when they see a photo of Amy with another man.
6 6 "Crazy for Milo" Mark Cendrowski Eric Weinberg June 21, 2012 (2012-06-21) 105 2.11[14]
Some tough truth for Gibbs and Tyler are revealed through a lie detection app. Amy and Neal decide to experiment with role-playing. Milo begins dating a girl who turns out to be a bit more kooky than he first thought. Errors: milos still has his own apartment and isn't living with tyler.
7 7 "Plan B" Mark Cendrowski Jared Miller June 28, 2012 (2012-06-28) 106 2.21[15]
Gibbs and Tyler attempt to get a membership discount at the gym by pretending to be a couple. Neal sets Milo up with an old friend (guest star Laura Prepon), who ends up having feelings for Neal instead.
8 8 "Wake and Bake" Mark Cendrowski Joel Church-Cooper & Rene Gube July 5, 2012 (2012-07-05) 107 2.06[16]
In search of adventure, Tyler and Milo accidentally crash a wake. Gibbs is surprised to find himself attracted to Neal's gamer friends, but he quickly learns the rules of Drogar the hard way when he gets too close to the wrong character.
9 9 "Inventing Milo" Mark Cendrowski Lon Zimmet & Dan Rubin July 12, 2012 (2012-07-12) 108 1.76[17]
Giibs finally lands a photo shoot featuring his childhood idol, but when Tyler starts to get buddy-buddy with Gibb's icon, things don't go according to plan. Meanwhile, Neal serves as Milo's guinea pig for an invention that goes terribly awry.
10 10 "Super Milo" Mark Cendrowski Kirk J. Rudell July 12, 2012 (2012-07-12) 109 1.40[17]
Determined to get over Lisa once and for all, Milo revives an intense competition that once almost destroyed the guys' friendship. But he is soon forced to make a big decision when Lisa comes back into his life. Neal struggles to prove that he's on a par with the rest of the guys.

DVD release[edit]

Men at Work: The Complete First Season
Set Details Special Features
  • 10 episodes
  • 2-disc set (Region 1)

Technical specifications:

  • Anamorphic Widescreen (1.78:1)
  • Deleted Scenes
  • Outtakes
Release Dates
Region 1 Region 2 Region 4
March 26, 2013[18] TBA TBA

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ng, Philana (January 6, 2012). "TBS Orders Breckin Meyer's 'Men at Work' to Series". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved April 12, 2012. 
  2. ^ "Breaking News - Production Begins on New TBS Original Sitcom "Men at Work"". TheFutonCritic.com. 2012-04-26. Retrieved 2012-08-02. 
  3. ^ "Video". tbs.com. Retrieved 2012-08-02. 
  4. ^ Masters, Megan (2012-06-12). "[PHOTOS] Josh Hopkins, Christopher Masterson Visit Men at Work". TVLine. Retrieved 2012-08-02. 
  5. ^ "Breaking News - Upcoming Guest Stars for TBS's "Men at Work"". TheFutonCritic.com. Retrieved 2012-08-02. 
  6. ^ "Exclusive: American Horror Story's Alexandra Breckenridge Joins Men at Work - Today's News: Our Take". TVGuide.com. 2012-06-06. Retrieved 2012-08-02. 
  7. ^ Masters, Megan (2012-06-20). "Joel David Moore - Men at Work Season 1". TVLine. Retrieved 2012-08-02. 
  8. ^ Masters, Megan (2012-06-21). "PHOTOS: Laura Prepon on Men at Work Season 1". TVLine. Retrieved 2012-08-02. 
  9. ^ "Billy Baldwin and Richard Riehle headed to 'Men at Work' on TBS - Zap2it". Blog.zap2it.com. 2012-06-13. Retrieved 2012-08-02. 
  10. ^ a b Kondolojy, Amanda (May 25, 2012). "Thursday Cable Ratings: NBA Playoffs + 'SportsCenter', 'Swamp People', 'Mlen at Work', 'Ax Men', 'Don't be Tardy for the Wedding', 'Sweet Genius' + More". TV by the Numbers. Retrieved June 29, 2012. 
  11. ^ Bibel, Sara (June 1, 2012). "Thursday Cable Ratings: NBA Playoffs Win Night, 'Swamp People', 'Mountain Men', 'Men at Work', 'Don't Be Tardy For the Wedding','Eagleheart' & More". TV by the Numbers. Retrieved June 29, 2012. 
  12. ^ Kondolojy, Amanda (June 8, 2012). "Thursday Cable Ratings: Heats/Celtics Beat 'Swamp People' + 'Mountain Men', 'Men at Work', 'Don't Be Tardy for the Wedding'". TV by the Numbers. Retrieved June 29, 2012. 
  13. ^ Bibel, Sara (June 15, 2012). "Thursday Cable Ratings: 'Swamp People' Wins Night, 'Burn Notice', 'Suits', 'Men at Work', 'Mountain Men', 'Don't Be Tardy For The Wedding' & More". TV by the Numbers. Retrieved June 29, 2012. 
  14. ^ Kondolojy, Amanda (June 22, 2012). "Thursday Cable Ratings: 'Swamp People' + 'Suits', 'Burn Notice', 'Snooki & JWOWW', 'Mountain Men', 'Men at Work', & More". TV by the Numbers. Retrieved June 29, 2012. 
  15. ^ Bibel, Sara (June 29, 2012). "Thursday Cable Ratings: 'Anger Management' Wins Night, 'Suits', 'Burn Notice', 'Wilfred', 'Awkward', 'Men at Work' & More". TV by the Numbers. Retrieved June 29, 2012. 
  16. ^ "Thursday Cable Ratings: 'Swamp People' Leads, 'Anger Management' Falls + 'Mountain Men', 'Louie,' 'Snooki & JWOWW', 'Wilfred' & More - Ratings | TVbytheNumbers". Tvbythenumbers.zap2it.com. 2012-07-06. Retrieved 2013-05-13. 
  17. ^ a b "Thursday Cable Ratings: 'Swamp People' Wins Night, 'Suits', 'Anger Management', 'Burn Notice', 'Awkward', 'Wilfred' & More - Ratings | TVbytheNumbers". Tvbythenumbers.zap2it.com. 2012-07-13. Retrieved 2013-05-13. 
  18. ^ Lambert, David (January 29, 2013). "Men at Work - Now We've Got Sony's Official Press Release for 'The Complete 1st Season'". TV Shows on DVD. Retrieved April 7, 2013. 

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