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How to Make It in America

Crisp (Season 1, Episode 2)
TV-MA
TV Episode | 26 min | Comedy, Drama

Using $3G they got via yet another high-interest loan from Rene, Ben and Cam buy up a roll of hot premium-denim material, then hit a series of dead ends in their search to find a manufacturer to make samples of their Crisp brand of retro-&...See moreUsing $3G they got via yet another high-interest loan from Rene, Ben and Cam buy up a roll of hot premium-denim material, then hit a series of dead ends in their search to find a manufacturer to make samples of their Crisp brand of retro-ʻ70s jeans. Along the way, they parlay a crashed late-night dinner with top fashion designer John Varvatos into a brainstorming meeting that may, or may not, hold the key to their entrepreneurial success. Meanwhile, both Ben and Rachel realize that they havenʼt totally moved on, and vow to try harder in the future. Written by HBO Publicity See less
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Writers
Ian Edelman (creator) | Rob Weiss | Arty Nelson (staff writer) | Donal Lardner Ward (staff writer)
Cinematographer
Editor
Carole Kravetz Aykanian (as Carole Kravetz-Aykanian)
Production Designer
Status
Edit Released
Updated Feb 21, 2010

Release date
Feb 21, 2010 (United States)
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34 cast members
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Bryan Greenberg
Ben Epstein Ben Epstein   See fewer
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Victor Rasuk
Cameron 'Cam' Calderon Cameron 'Cam' Calderon   See fewer
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Lake Bell
Rachel Chapman Rachel Chapman   See fewer
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Eddie Kaye Thomas
David 'Kappo' Kaplan (credit only) David 'Kappo' Kaplan (credit only)   See fewer
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Shannyn Sossamon
Gingy Wu (credit only) Gingy Wu (credit only)   See fewer
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Kid Cudi
Domingo Brown (as Scott 'Kid' Mescudi) Domingo Brown (as Scott 'Kid' Mescudi)   See fewer
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Luis Guzmán
Rene Calderon (as Luis Guzman) Rene Calderon (as Luis Guzman)   See fewer
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Griffin Dunne
Fresconi Fresconi   See fewer
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Nick Sandow
Father Dan Father Dan   See fewer
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Miriam Colon
Cam's Grandma Cam's Grandma   See fewer
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Coby Ryan McLaughlin
Mike Heller Mike Heller   See fewer
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John Varvatos
Himself Himself   See fewer
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Daniel Raymont
Varvatos Guy Varvatos Guy   See fewer
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Nicole Pope
John's Secretary John's Secretary   See fewer
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Eric Goldstein
Jean Shop Owner Jean Shop Owner   See fewer
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Meng Ai
Sales Guy Sales Guy   See fewer
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T. Sean Ferguson
Meat Packer Meat Packer   See fewer
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Jimmy Palumbo
Dominick Dominick   See fewer
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Chuck Zito
Deli Man Deli Man   See fewer
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Moisés Acevedo
Kid #1 (as Moices Acevedo) Kid #1 (as Moices Acevedo)   See fewer
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Alexis Johnson
Fashion Student Fashion Student   See fewer
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Maria Prudente
FIT Student FIT Student   See fewer
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Giselle Bowyer
Fit Student (uncredited) Fit Student (uncredited)   See fewer
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Shelby Kovant
FIT Student (uncredited) FIT Student (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jian Leonardo
John Varvatos Friend (uncredited) John Varvatos Friend (uncredited)   See fewer
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Dana Power
Girlfriend (uncredited) Girlfriend (uncredited)   See fewer
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Zoe Sloane
Party Girl (uncredited) Party Girl (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ratings Breakdown

7.3 / 10 | 133 votes