When a successful British couple are lured by Hollywood to produce a new version of their hit series for a stateside audience, they're initially thrilled. But they soon realize what the American execs plan to replace the erudite British lead with the quintessential comedy star, Matt LeBlanc. Before long it's clear that not just the show is at stake, but perhaps even their marriage.
Sean and Beverly find themselves in an ugly dispute with Matt when he demands a writing credit on their new show. Carol decides to leave television, move home, sue the network for sexual harassment and raise Merc's child on her own.
Episodes Ending After Season 5. It's official: Showtime's Matt LeBlanc comedy Episodes will end with season five.The premium cable network announced that the series will begin production on its final seven episodes next week, with co-creator Jeffrey Klarik directing all of them as the series will wrap its run in 2017.
“Showtime has been the opposite of every network we write about. If it were up to them we could go on making Episodes forever. But we’ve told the story we set out to tell and we'd never want to outstay our welcome."