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The Pitch (Season 1, Episode 1)
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TV Episode | 63 min | Comedy, Crime

Miles Daly (Chris O'Dowd) loves his family but hates his job. His job is no ordinary job and his employer is dangerous. Luckily his job leads him to an idea that could be a new beginning for him and his family. The bad news is he may need ...See moreMiles Daly (Chris O'Dowd) loves his family but hates his job. His job is no ordinary job and his employer is dangerous. Luckily his job leads him to an idea that could be a new beginning for him and his family. The bad news is he may need his current employer to begin his new venture which is a lot easier said than done. Let's just hope Amara (Lidia Porto) will be willing to go for it and that desperate Rick (Ray Romano) will be able to help him for more than just one reason Miles's life may be on the line for it. Rick is a down and out producer who is at the bottom of the heap in the movie business and may not know the people he is getting into business with. Written by Jimmy Dennis See less
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Writers
Davey Holmes (written for television by) (created for television by) | Elmore Leonard (based in part on the novel by) | Laura Jacqmin (executive story editor) | John Stuart Newman (staff writer)
Status
Edit Released
Updated Aug 13, 2017

Release date
Aug 13, 2017 (United States)
Awards
Series awards
1 nomination

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29 cast members
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Chris O'Dowd
Miles Daly Miles Daly   See fewer
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Ray Romano
Rick Moreweather Rick Moreweather   See fewer
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Sean Bridgers
Louis Darnell Louis Darnell   See fewer
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Carolyn Dodd
Emma Daly Emma Daly   See fewer
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Lidia Porto
Amara De Escalones Amara De Escalones   See fewer
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Megan Stevenson
April Quinn April Quinn   See fewer
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Lucy Walters
Katie Daly Katie Daly   See fewer
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Topher Grace
Tyler Mathis Tyler Mathis   See fewer
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Billy Magnussen
Nathan Hill Nathan Hill   See fewer
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Aleks Paunovic
Amusement Park Owner Amusement Park Owner   See fewer
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Sarah Stiles
Gladys Gladys   See fewer
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Michael Lovato
Buffet Attendant Buffet Attendant   See fewer
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Bruce McIntosh
Accountant Accountant   See fewer
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Hans Obma
Farkas Farkas   See fewer
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Dan Warner
Guard Guard   See fewer
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Sarkis Ninos
Police Officer Police Officer   See fewer
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Zach Scheerer
Superhero Superhero   See fewer
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Eric Steinig
Henchman #1 Henchman #1   See fewer
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Jason Breznikar
Rachel Ray Guest (uncredited) Rachel Ray Guest (uncredited)   See fewer
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Michael Slusher
Southwestern Gambler (uncredited) Southwestern Gambler (uncredited)   See fewer
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David White
Casino Patron (uncredited) Casino Patron (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ratings Breakdown

7.8 / 10 | 180 votes