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 becoming a popular comedy from Netflix starring one of the USAs biggest comedians  – Master of None


Opening title Sequence / Theme Tune

About the Show

Summary of Plot

The personal and professional life of Dev, a 30-year-old actor in New York.. – IMDb

Number of Seasons / Episodes

2  Seasons

Characters:

Aziz Ansari – Dev

Eric Wareheim – Arnold

Lena Waithe – Denise

Noel Wells – Rachel

 

 

 

Trivia

+Like his character, Aziz also interned for Nickelodeon in his early 20s.

+ Ansari’s brother, Aniz, was a staff writer on the series.

+ One of very few television series presented in the “CinemaScope” 2.35:1 aspect ratio.

+ The show was almost titled “A little lost” after the song by Arthur Russel. The song plays in episode 9 and is said to be Dev’s theme song.

+ The title of the series refers to the common figure of speech, “jack of all trades, master of none”, which refers to a person who dabbles with many skills rather than focusing on expertise in one.

+ In episode 5, “The Other Man,” Colin Simon’s domino display was arranged by the “Domino Wizard” Bob Speca who pioneered domino toppling, is a former world record holder, and has appeared as a guest on shows as The Late Show Starring Johnny Carson, The Ellen Degeneres Show, and Reading Rainbow.

+ Many of the things mentioned in the series are a regular in his stand-up shows

 

 

 

Classic Clips

 

Season 2 Trailer

 

Fig Tree

 

Best Moments season 1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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