In Fox's latest comedy, Happy Endings' Adam Pally plays Dan, a college janitor who happens to have a time machine, which he uses to go back in time to date Paul Revere's daughter Deborah (Leighton Meester), which inadvertently disrupts the course of the American Revolution. Naturally, he enlists history professor Chris (Yassir Lester) for help. Making History is an uncommonly plot-heavy network comedy, made even tighter by its short (nine episode) first season, which Pally says adds a "sort of Breaking Bad narrative feel to network comedy that you just don't see." It starts in the Revolutionary War era, but will jump around a bunch of times and places, including Chicago in 1919 -- a big year for the city that saw the Black Sox World Series gambling scandal and a terrible race riot.
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