RodneyNetwork: ABC
Episodes: 44 but only 38 aired (half-hour)
Seasons: Two

Show dates:
September 21, 2004 — June 6, 2006

Performers include: Jennifer Aspen, Rodney Carrington, Mac Davis, Oliver Davis, Matthew Josten, Amy Pietz, Jon Reep, and Nick Searcy.

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Series Description:
This sitcom centers around frustrated comedian Rodney Hamilton (Rodney Carrington) who wants to leave his job and go into stand-up.

His family and friends include wife Trina (Jennifer Aspen), sons Jack and Bo (Oliver Davis and Matthew Josten), best friend Barry Martin (Nick Searcy), sister-in-law Charlie (Amy Piez) and father-in-law Carl (Mac Davis).

Series Finale:     
Episode 44 – Finale
With Rodney all set to travel to Nashville to record his major label debut, Trina is upset about Rodney making decisions without asking her opinion. Meanwhile, Rodney and Barry decide to follow the record company’s advice to implement a visual element into Rodney’s act by buying a 10 foot high wooden penis sculpture.
The episode did not air.


What happened next?   
There’s been no news of any plans to revive the series or characters.


Behind the Scenes

The series was cancelled in May 2006 and the final six episodes were not shown in the United States. They were aired on Australia’s Seven network in October 2006.
The second season finale was written to serve as a series finale for Rodney, just in case the show wasn’t renewed for a third season. Unfortunately, it wasn’t aired in the United States.

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