FtL 116 – Emily’s Reasons Why Not

This week’s failed pilot TL;DR:
Heather Graham plays a single self-help book editor, in a sitcom that was written either by or for 15 year olds (contains repetitive use of the phrase “that’s gay” and a poo joke).

In January 2006, ABC had a lot invested in Emily’s Reasons Why Not. A racy, light-hearted comedy in the vein of Sex and the City, starring Heather Graham at the peak of her fame, and based on a best selling novel.
They spent millions on publicity, covered Los Angeles and Times Square in billboards and dropped it into a prime spot as the centrepiece of their post-football Monday night prime time. Then, after airing only a single episode, it was yanked from the air and disappeared immediately.

Some say their decision was a little rash. We say it was too little too late.

Reviewers: James Ferris, David Shaw, Harry Brimage
Soundboard: Andrew Cherry

Emily discovers her boyfriend’s stock photo model fetish.

Emily thinks this is poo. This actually happened.

This actor’s “happy” face.

This also actually happened. We’ve paraphrased slightly.


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