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Con Man 

TV-14 | | Comedy | TV Series (2015–2017)
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Wray Nerely is a struggling actor who starred as a spaceship pilot on Spectrum, a cult classic science fiction series. He navigates the odd people and incidents he encounters along the way while learning to love the fans he has.
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Series cast summary:
Alan Tudyk ...  Wray Nerely 25 episodes, 2015-2017
Mindy Sterling ...  Bobbie / ... 17 episodes, 2015-2017
Nathan Fillion ...  Jack Moore 16 episodes, 2015-2017
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Wray Nerely is a struggling actor who starred as a spaceship pilot on Spectrum, a canceled science fiction series that went on to become a cult classic. Wray's good friend Jack Moore, who starred as the ship's captain, has become an A-list movie star. Frustrated by Jack's success and his lack thereof, Wray travels the science fiction convention circuit, makes appearances at comic book stores, and visits pop culture events. He navigates the odd people and incidents he encounters along the way while learning to love the fans he has. Written by Anonymous

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Because "Convention Man" doesn't sound as cool.

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USA

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15 September 2015 (USA) See more »

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Конмэн See more »

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1.33 : 1
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When Alan Tudyk had a guest-starring role on a season 5 episode of the TV series Justified, he was credited not as Alan Tudyk but as "Wray Nerely" - the name of his washed-up actor character in Con Man. See more »

Alternate Versions

In mid-2017, SyFy Channel showed an all-day marathon of Season 1, claiming that the series was left completely uncut. However, while the language is left uncut, the nudity is censored. See more »

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Referenced in Geeks Who Drink: iJustine vs. Alan Tudyk (2015) See more »

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Needs more self deprecation
1 July 2016 | by thrashertmSee all my reviews

Not bad, but could be so much more. There's far too much humor around how silly the fans are, where a much more amusing topic would be no one recognizing the actor or him being slighted. Think of Johnny Drama in Entourage or Warwick Davis in his Gervais series. There's comedy gold in the juxtoposition of the fan-worship, fall from glory to the hopelessness of past greatness. Unfortunately I saw far too little of this in the first 3 or so episodes and gave up on it.

Also, the series opens up with some literal bathroom humor. Low brow. Still, this is overall a high-bar effort for a web series and I hope that it improves in season 2.


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