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Freaks And Geeks

  1. vulture lists
    12 Shows That Also Deserve Deadwood-style Movies for ClosureWe see you, Santa Clarita Diet.
  2. vulture festival la
    Busy Philipps and Linda Cardellini’s Burrito Hangs Sound Legendary“How could I have never had a f—ing breakfast burrito? I was young, you know.”
  3. chat room
    Martin Starr on Freaks and Geeks and the ‘Bummer’ of Leading Roles“I don’t love the attention [of a leading role]. I don’t know if you can tell! I like just being able to pop in and pop out.”
  4. For Martin Starr, the Best Roles Are as Exciting as They Are TerrifyingWhether it’s as a freak and/or geek, a caterer, or a senior security architect, Martin Starr is best known for one of his roles in three of the […]
  5. high school tv showdown
    What Jason Segel Learned Making Freaks and Geeks“Boy, that is devoid of shame or pride.”
  6. high school tv showdown
    An Oral History of the Nerdier Half of Freaks and GeeksWhat it was really like behind the scenes for the geek squad.
  7. high school tv showdown
    Better: My So-Called Life or Freaks and Geeks?The first semi-final showdown forces a decision between two of the purest high-school series of the entire bracket.
  8. high school tv showdown
    Better Show: Gilmore Girls or Freaks and Geeks?Today it’s a long-running mother-daughter show against a short-lived brother-sister one.
  9. high school tv showdown
    Better: Freaks and Geeks or Saved by the Bell?Can the Weirs and their peers fend off a concentrated Zack (& Co.) attack?
  10. beef
    Seth Rogen Confronted the Executive Who Canceled Freaks and Geeks for YouThe executive defends his decision.
  11. chat room
    Ann Dowd on The Leftovers and True Detective“Patti is a force to be reckoned with.”
  12. Judd Apatow’s Entire Career Is RevengeMost productive grudge ever.
  13. Judd Apatow Says His Whole Career Is Driven by Revenge for the Cancelation […]“Everything I’ve done in a way is revenge for the people who canceled Freaks and Geeks. It’s like, ‘You were wrong about that person […]
  14. milestones
    Happy Birthday, Dungeons & Dragons!Here’s the skinny on the world’s most enduring nerd game.
  15. Paul Feig, ‘Bridesmaids’, and Comedy with a ‘Feminine Sensibility’Starting with the creation of his breakout sitcom, Freaks and Geeks, and the lead character of Lindsay Weir, Paul Feig has said publicly and […]
  16. Play an Interactive ‘Freaks and Geeks’ YouTube Video Game Here’s an interactive Freaks and Geeks YouTube game made by The Fine Brothers. It’s pretty cool for the first minute or so but then gets kind […]
  17. ‘Freaks and Geeks’ Creator Paul Feig Wants to Go Back to TVPaul Feig, the creator of Freaks and Geeks and an accomplished television director, became one of the most sought-after comedy directors in the […]
  18. influences
    Paul Feig Explains His Cultural InfluencesIn no particular order, these are the movies, books, cuisines, and teachers that inspired him. 
  19. Paul Feig Signs a Deal to Develop Comedies for Fox Bridesmaids director and Freaks and Geeks creator Paul Feig just signed a new first-look deal with 20th Century Fox to develop comedies for […]
  20. vulture reads
    Your Sunday Long Reads: Ke$ha and Freaks and Geeks Another excuse to stay indoors. 
  21. The Oral History of ‘Freaks and Geeks’ Is WonderfulIf you’re reading this website, you probably don’t need me to say much to convince you to go read Vanity Fair’s amazing oral history of Freaks […]
  22. Paul Feig: ‘The Funniest People I Know Are Always Women’“All the funniest people I know are always women… I would also feel sick to my stomach when I would see these movies and how bad the female […]
  23. Watch the ‘Freaks and Geeks’ Cast’s Audition Tapes“I was looking for kids who seemed authentic,” says Judd Apatow about the casting process for his and Paul Feig’s cult hit late 90s high school […]
  24. Judd Apatow and Paul Feig Don’t Want a ‘Freaks and Geeks’ MovieProducers Judd Apatow and Paul Feig sat down with the folks at Entertainment Weekly for a delightful chat about their much-adored series Freaks […]
  25. Talking to Martin Starr About ‘NTSF:SD:SUV’! A Months-Old Update on the […]Every comedy fan worth his or her salt knows Martin Starr. The guy’s been popping up in some of the best comedies going for over a decade now, […]
  26. party chat
    Michelle Williams Has a Freaks and Geeks Thing“I feel like I’m kind of working my way through the cast.”
  27. The Lost Roles of ‘Freaks and Geeks’There’s been a lot of hubbub over Judd Apatow’s latest series Girls, which just became the first ever TV show released through Apatow’s […]
  28. Paul Feig Wrote a Scene for the Movie About that Super Freak/Geek, […]Paul Feig is good friends with Amazing Spider-Man Director Marc Webb (they must have met at the four-letter first and last name club on […]
  29. getting the band back together
    Nine TV Meta-Reunions We Want to SeeIf Parks and Recreation can bring West Wing together, can’t Homeland reunite My So-Called Life?
  30. Paul Feig Breaks Down Freaks and GeeksWell, this is great: all week, Paul Feig is giving a detailed, episode-by-episode breakdown of the entire short run of Freaks and Geeks over at […]
  31. chat room
    Linda Cardellini on Playing a War Vet and Freaks and Geeks Nostalgia Also, she’s having a baby: “I was actually having a couple contractions just now. I was timing them as we were speaking.”
  32. chat room
    Busy Philipps on Cougar Town, Freaks and Geeks, and Being a ‘Talking Prop’ on Dawson’s Creek“I had done 44 episodes of the show, and then they didn’t even want me in the series finale? I just felt like no one particularly cared about me.”
  33. MST3K Founder J. Elvis Weinstein on the Art of Riffing on Bad MoviesMystery Science Theater 3000 fans, take note. This week’s Jeff Rubin Jeff Rubin Show podcast features J. Elvis Weinstein, the original voice of […]
  34. ‘Until then, die in a fiery accident": The Apatow-Brazill EmailsGuys, this email exchange between Judd Apatow and Mark Brazill, creator of That ‘70s Show, might have happened in 2001, but we like to revisit […]
  35. Freaks And Geeks/Undeclared Cast Talks Pubes, James Franco’s Physical […]At the Freaks And Geeks/Undeclared reunion at PaleyFest on Sunday, topics ranged from John Francis Daley’s pubescent wiener (“First onscreen […]
  36. freaks and geeks
    James Franco Was Method in His Freaks and Geeks DaysAnd Kim Kelly would have gotten pregnant if the show had filmed a second season.
  37. Imagining Freaks and Geeks Season TwoOver the holidays, IFC aired a 36-hour marathon of Freaks and Geeks, which meant that each of the show’s 18 episodes were aired twice. As I […]
  38. the vulture transcript
    Judd Apatow on the Books That Made Him Change the Way He WroteOn Woody Allen: “I wish he would tell me that things are going to be okay at some point. But I don’t think he’s going to.”
  39. second life
    IFC More Into Judd Apatow’s Earlier StuffThe network has bought the rights to Apatow’s two cult TV shows.
  40. geek test
    10 Outsider Cliques as Seen in Movies and TVWe study ‘Glee,’ ‘Sixteen Candles,’ ‘Beverly Hills 90210,’ and seven more to rate the accuracy of nerdy portrayals.
  41. vulture lists
    Seth Rogen: A Career in T-shirtsEvery great actor has his instrument. For Seth Rogen, it’s T-shirts.
  42. news reel
    Judd Apatow on Sexism and Funny PeopleHe sat down at the Museum of the Moving Image in midtown Manhattan last night for an hour-long conversation about his career.
  43. freaks and geeks
    J.J. Abrams Wants to Assure You That His Star Trek Is Not Just for NerdsTurns out he hated ‘Star Trek’ just as much as you did.
  44. the industry
    Seth McFarlane Will Continue Making ‘Family Guy’ Until Our Children’s Children Walk the EarthPlus: Patty and Selma rejoice! Here comes a ‘McGuyver’ movie!
  45. the industry
    Jack Black: ‘Man-Witch’!
  46. beef
    Mike White Calls Out Judd Apatow