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In our endless search for something "light" to put on while our household eats dinner, we came across this gem:


Those Who Can't is a half-hour show, based in Denver, Colorado,[1] that follows three dysfunctional teachers, played by show creators Adam Cayton-Holland, Andrew Orvedahl and Ben Roy of the Denver-based comedy troupe The Grawlix. More inept than the kids they teach, they're out to beat the system as they struggle to survive each day on their own terms. Maria Thayer stars as the school librarian with a bubbling passion for life.[5]

The show was originally set up for Amazon Studios[6] who paid $50,000 to shoot the pilot.[1] Amazon ordered six more episodes, but they never aired.[2] The show was acquired by truTV[6] as their first-ever full-length scripted comedy and was ordered with 10-episodes.[7] The acquisition was part of truTV's comedy-driven “Way More Fun” programming initiative.[6] When the show was first created, Cayton-Holland stated they wrote the character of Abbey Logan (originally played by comedian Nikki Glaser), the high-school librarian, as the love interest. Orvedahl stated that in the pilot, Abbey "just sort of lived in the library and served only to flirt with Adam’s character.” The character and role was revised for the shows run at truTV and Abbey is stated to have become "one of the gang" with all the characters now on equal footing.[2]

The show holds a TV-MA rating due to language and suggestive humor.



Now, I'll be the first to say, this show isn't for everyone. It can be crass/crude etc and overall is full of what most people would consider "dumb" humor. It's not as smart as It's always sunny, but it's still entertaining. It's hard to recommend because of the humor...there's maybe only one or two episodes (of the 10 episode run) I could point to and say: YES, watch this one and you'll be sold on the show. If you decide to stick with it, however, and you can get past that, you're in for a real treat.


(1+ to them for the episode titles: https://en.wikipedia...ose_Who_Can%27t )


"Your dick smell like cat yawns"






(TJ Miller)

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