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Whitney

Whitney TV seriesNetwork: NBC
Episodes: 38 (half-hour)
Seasons: Two

TV show dates: September 22, 2011 — March 27, 2013
Series status: Cancelled

Performers include: Whitney Cummings, Chris D’Elia, Zoe Lister-Jones, Maulik Pancholy, Rhea Seehorn, and Dan O’Brien.

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TV show description:
This multi-camera revolves around Whitney (Whitney Cummings) and Alex (Chris D’Elia), a happily unmarried couple. She’s a smart, free-thinking photographer and the product of a divorced home. He’s an easygoing, smart guy who sold his Internet company. They’ve been together for three years but the pair are in no rush to tie the knot, a set-up that gets a mixed response from their friends.

Lily (Zoe Lister-Jones) is a romantic idealist who loves being in love and unapologetically wants to get married to her “perfect man,” Neal (Maulik Pancholy). He’s a real modern day Renaissance man — a sensitive and cool guy who knows a little bit about everything.

Roxanne (Rhea Seehorn) is a recent divorcee who is practical, cynical and dreading being single again. She’s not afraid to speak her mind, but has not given up on love completely. Lily and Roxanne’s opposing points of view only exacerbate Whitney’s own complicated outlook on relationships.

Whitney and Alex’s next-door neighbor, Mark (Dan O’Brien), is a police officer and total bachelor. He claims to be the ultimate player, but mostly likes to talk a good game.

At the end of the day, Whitney and Alex try to have a relationship on their own terms — in a world that expects a much more traditional approach.
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Series Finale

Episode #38 — Cake, Cake, Cake
During a casual stroll in the park, Alex and Whitney stumble upon Whitney’s therapist eating a full cake by herself. At the bar, Mark notices that RJ is in a great mood, and the gang soon discovers that RJ is dating someone who he really seems to like. RJ refuses to reveal the identity of his new girlfriend, but his offer to hook Mark up on a blind date makes Roxanne jealous.

The next day, Whitney meets with her therapist, Dr. Price, and admits that she saw her in the park eating cake. Dr. Price immediately becomes defensive and quits on the spot. Back at the bar, Mark brings his date to meet the gang. Roxanne’s jealousy makes her bitter and rude to Mark’s date, and Lily advises her to be nice.

Meanwhile, Whitney complains about her weird therapist and Alex assures her that she doesn’t really have any problems anymore. Alex says that, from now on, he’ll act as Whitney’s therapist. Eventually, he convinces Whitney that she’s actually happy now. Whitney decides to invite Dr. Price over to make friends and eat cake, and Whitney and Alex realize that they’re incredibly happy.

Mark finally talks to Roxanne about her behavior in the bar. He tells Roxanne that he’s only going on dates because Roxanne won’t go out with him, and he’s tired of wasting time waiting for her. The next day, Roxanne finds Mark in the park and confesses that she’s afraid to be in a healthy relationship. Mark and Roxanne finally share a kiss, and she can’t contain her excitement.
First aired: March 27, 2013

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What do you think? Do you like the Whitney TV series? Are you sorry that it’s been cancelled?

 

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Sally July 8, 2014 at 8:11 am

Another amazing show I never got the chance to stand up for, I miss this show how do we bring it back and why was it given so much crap? (Rhetorical) honestly there are terrible tv shows out there like cheesy Bones but that seems to remain.

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AB December 23, 2013 at 1:09 pm

NBC sucks for dropping this show! Hoping it will get picked up by another network!

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Bea November 15, 2013 at 6:54 pm

WHY drop a great show, and keep badones

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juliet delaney November 12, 2013 at 12:49 am

you suck nbc for cancelling whitney I sure hope you get on differnet network your show is great

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Angela October 9, 2013 at 10:51 pm

I loved this show. I am super upset that it is cancelled, I think it was a mistake. BRING IT BACK!!!!

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Angela Speer October 9, 2013 at 10:47 pm

I loved this show. I am super upset that it is cancelled I had no idea and I think it was a mistake.

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Paul October 2, 2013 at 11:38 pm

It was a very good show. Very disappointed in it being cancelled…. :-(

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Anonymous September 8, 2013 at 5:08 pm

Everything on tv that is funny, and isn’t some stupid reality show, is canceled. This was a great show and I was loyal to it.

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Pauline August 26, 2013 at 3:56 pm

Why are they taking such a wonderful show off. Everyone enjoys this and love all the actors. Please keep it going.

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tv buff June 18, 2013 at 6:45 am

so upset they cancel these amazing great comedies. I’ve been a loyal watcher every week. Very disappointing.

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Anonymous June 5, 2013 at 11:42 pm

So sad this was a great show. Booooo ABC

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Key June 5, 2013 at 8:07 pm

Whitney was a very well written comedy, what a shame the decision makers didn’t see it that way. Seems the great shows get cancelled .

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Claudia May 25, 2013 at 12:42 pm

This was one show I absoulutely loved! It seems that when you finally find a show, it isn’t long before they either move it or cancel it. BRING IT BACK!!

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Anonymous May 23, 2013 at 6:28 pm

Please bring it back

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Lori May 16, 2013 at 4:40 am

This was a hilarious show!! Please bring it back. I’m so mad that these shows don’t really seem to be getting much of a chance before they are canceled!!’

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