The Trivial Pursuits of Arthur Banks

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
The Trivial Pursuits of Arthur Banks
Genre Comedy
Created by Peter Glanz
Written by Peter Glanz and Juan Iglesias
Directed by Peter Glanz
Country of origin United States
Original language(s) English
No. of seasons 1
No. of episodes 3
Production
Executive producer(s) Peter Glanz, Neda Armian and Juan Iglesias
Camera setup single-camera
Running time 40 minutes (total)
Release
Original network AMC
Original release August 22 (2011-08-22) – September 5, 2011 (2011-09-05)
External links
Website

The Trivial Pursuits of Arthur Banks is an American web series from AMC. It premiered in three sub-15 minute episodes on August 22, 2011.[1] The series marked the first production for AMC's Digital Studios, which co-released the program through Hulu.[2] It starred Adam Goldberg as the title character and Jeffrey Tambor as his psychiatrist.

The premise[edit]

Early in each episode, Arthur sits in a session with his therapist, rehashing his latest sexual encounter. Arthur is a successful theater director who is working to stage an elaborate play that mirrors his dysfunctional love life. Arthur has run-ins with barely legal teens,[3] over-emotional actors[4] and surprise escorts.[5] Aided by his therapist, and friend, Chandler Brown (Pete Chekvala), he attempts to navigate through this complex love life (and, accordingly, his on-stage meta-life).

Some scenes reference the film Deconstructing Harry.

The cast[edit]

Episodes[edit]

References[edit]

External links[edit]