I really, really hope this becomes a trend. A sitcom that didn't get picked up by WB last year is now available for viewing (in full!!) on YouTube. It's called Nobody's Watching
and it was created by Scrubs
creator Bill Lawrence and two writers for The Family Guy
. The show is hilarious. It's about two guys who love television and get their own sitcom on WB. Think of it this way: Joel
get their own show (which one is the jock and which is the nerd?). They live on various television sets-- I think the living room is from Roseanne
, but the office scene escapes me. They also interact with the studio audience and talk to the camera. There's also some pretty blatant product placement that gave me quite a chuckle.
The fact that it's on YouTube is interesting. I wonder whether more declined pilots will appear on YouTube. And I also have to wonder whether internet buzz about these shows has the power to bring them back to life? To hell with network executives and their questionable decisions (seriously- who the hell greenlighted Four Kings?). Wouldn't it be nice to see what the networks are being offered and tell them what we think is good?
Go watch Nobody's Watching over at YouTube (it's split into 3 clips) and tell me what you think.
[Via Pop Candy]