America in Primetime

  • 2011
  • TV Show
  • TV-14

An examination of the continuity and evolution of TV's main character archetypes through the years. The documentary series includes remarks from many actors and creative forces as it explores such archetypes as the independent woman, misfit, crusader and man of the house.

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Season 1, Episode 3 The Misfit

First Aired: November 13, 2011

"The Misfit" celebrates unique TV characters. Included: remarks from Alec Baldwin ("30 Rock"); Larry David ("Curb Your Enthusiasm"); Paul Feig and Judd Apatow ("Freaks and Geeks"); Garry Shandling ("The Larry Sanders Show"); Mike Judge ("Beavis and Butt-head"); Diablo Cody ("The United States of Tara"); Greg Daniels and Rainn Wilson ("The Office"); and Mitchell Hurwitz ("Arrested Development").

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  • Premiered: October 30, 2011
  • Rating: TV-14
  • Premise: An examination of the continuity and evolution of TV's main character archetypes through the years. The documentary series includes remarks from many actors and creative forces as it explores such archetypes as the independent woman, misfit, crusader and m… (more)

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