Each week, we will be taking an in depth look at some of the best sitcoms and comedy shows from both the UK and the USA.

Today we will be looking at a comedy that is based around a box store and even appeared in The Mindy Project – Superstore.

Opening Titles / theme tune

About the Show

Summary of Plot

A look at the lives of employees at a big box store. – IMDb

Number of Seasons / Episodes

3 Seasons

Characters:

 

America Ferrara – Amy

Ben Feldman – Jonah

Lauren Ash – Dina

Colton Dunn – Garrett

Trivia

  • The series takes place in St. Louis, Missouri.
  • A running joke is that the actor who plays Jonah looks like Scott Baio. Scott Baio starred as Charles from Charles in Charge and homage was paid to this in episode 4 from Season 2 when Jonah dared Amy to sing the theme song from Charles in Charge.
  • The first season originally had 13 episodes, but NBC cut it down to 11.
  • Cloud 9 is a store that is featured on The Mindy Project. The show’s main character also played a recurring role as a former boyfriend on the show. Additionally, co-star a Jon Barinholtz (brother of Ike Barinholtz, Morgan on The Mindy Project).
  • Amy’s (America Ferrera’s) name tag is different in every episode. She stated in the first episode that she does not like strangers calling her by her name. Except for episode 11 where she becomes assistant manager and her name tag finally says “Amy.”
  • During the “Spring Cleaning” episode, Eugene is seen cleaning graffiti off of a bathroom stall. The graffiti reads “Bo”, indicating that new employee and father to Cheyenne’s child was the one who did the grafitti

 

Classic Clips

 

Promo Clip

 

Training Video

 

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