Type
Scripted
Premiered
Jan. 21, 2016
Status
Returning Series
Runtime
30 min.
Country
USA
Network
FX TV Network
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Baskets

Chip Baskets wants to follow his dream of being a French clown - however, reality keeps interfering. Saddled with financial difficulties and facing an impenetrable language barrier, he moves back home to Bakersfield with high hopes. There, he is forced to confront his past while working as a rodeo clown and competing with his siblings for his mother's approval and affection.

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02x01 Freaks Aired: Jan. 19, 2017

Chip has to decide between a tarp and snacks.

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02x02 Reverie(Thursday Jan. 26th, 2017 on FX)

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FX Renews Baskets

FX announced today that Baskets has been renewed for a second season. The freshman comedy, which stars Zach Galifianakis, premiered in January with its first episode ranking as the most-watched basic cable prime time comedy since 2014.
Baskets is halfway through its first season, with five episodes left to air through late-March. Look for Season 2 in early 2017.

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  • Zach Galifianakis did his own stunts for the rodeo clown scenes with the bulls.
  • The voice and mannerisms that Zach Galifianakis uses for Dale Baskets is the same he's used for his own fictional twin brother, Seth Galifianakis. "Seth" has been a staple of Galifianakis'…
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    The voice and mannerisms that Zach Galifianakis uses for Dale Baskets is the same he's used for his own fictional twin brother, Seth Galifianakis. "Seth" has been a staple of Galifianakis' stand-up for years.
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  • Zach Galifianakis originally wanted to cast Brenda Blethyn as Mrs. Baskets, but she wasn't available.
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