Sep. 20, 2009
30 min.
HBO TV Network

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Bored to Death

Following a painful breakup with his girlfriend, a struggling thirtysomething writer (Jason Schwartzman) with a drinking problem in Brooklyn decides to emulate his heroes from the novels of Raymond Chandler and Dashiell Hammett. He takes out an ad pretending to be a private detective and starts taking cases -- solving some and making others worse.

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03x08 Nothing I Can't Handle By Runn… Aired: Nov. 28, 2011

In the Season 3 finale, George celebrates Emily and Bernard’s wedding; and Ray is comforted by his son, Spencer. Meanwhile, Jonathan considers …

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The show had 3 seasons and 25 episodes air between 2009 and 2011.

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After much speculation, it was announced in early 2013 that HBO would revive Bored To Death in the form of a feature-length network film.

In March of 2014, Jonathan Ames announced he was nearly done writing the script.

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  • Eventhough they play lovers, Ted Danson and Mary Steenburgen are really married.
  • Lead actor Jason Schwartzman's band (Coconut Records) created the "Bored to Death" opening theme song.
  • The main character is named "Jonathan Ames" after the creator of the show.
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