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"Free Agents" is a crooked, romantic comedy that explores the trials and tribulations of finding love and companionship - the second time around. Hank Azaria ("The Simpsons," "Huff") stars ... See full summary »
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Series cast summary:
Sharon Horgan ...  Helen Ryan 6 episodes, 2009
Stephen Mangan ...  Alex Taylor 6 episodes, 2009
Anthony Head ...  Stephen Caudwell 6 episodes, 2009
Matthew Holness ...  Dan Mackey 6 episodes, 2009
Sara Pascoe Sara Pascoe ...  Emma Phillips 6 episodes, 2009
Tom Goodman-Hill ...  Malcolm 3 episodes, 2009
Dolly Wells ...  Sarah 3 episodes, 2009
Anna Maxwell Martin ...  Sophie 3 episodes, 2009
Jonah Lees ...  Tom 3 episodes, 2009
Noah Marullo Noah Marullo ...  Billy 3 episodes, 2009
Amer Rainbird Amer Rainbird ...  Peta 3 episodes, 2009
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"Free Agents" is a crooked, romantic comedy that explores the trials and tribulations of finding love and companionship - the second time around. Hank Azaria ("The Simpsons," "Huff") stars as newly divorced Alex, who is missing his kids and trying to keep himself together. Alex's co-worker Helen (Kathryn Hahn, "Hung") thinks she has it together, but she drinks too much in order to cope with her fiance's untimely death. It's no surprise then when these two overworked PR executives share an ill-fated night of passion and are forced to cope with the awkward aftermath. Thus begins the journey of two lost and emotionally damaged souls in search of happiness. Joining the cause is an array of co-workers who are both helpful and meddling at the same time. Stephen (Anthony Head, "Merlin," "Buffy the Vampire Slayer") is the office boss who is concerned about Alex's emotional stability, yet needs him to focus on his work; Dan (Mo Mandel, "Love Bites," "Modern Family") is a bachelor in search of ...

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2009 (UK) See more »

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Free Agents - Zweisam einsam See more »

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Very funny and realistic comedy
4 September 2019 | by istaraSee all my reviews

Free Agents is a wonderful show and it's a shame they didn't make a second series, though it's somewhat complete by the end of episode six. Sharon Horgan and Stephen Mangan would be a strong enough cast, but adding Anthony Head as their suave, irredeemably perverted boss was a masterstroke of casting. He's glorious to watch.

This is a comedy-drama as much as a sitcom, because there are moments when it's very poignant, though without getting overly heavy. As a snapshot of dating in the late 2000s it's uncomfortably accurate.

So are the fluctuations in who-likes-who-more at each stage of their friendship/relationship.

Definitely worth a watch.


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