About a Boy

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  • TV-PG
  • 2014
  • 2 Seasons
  • 7.4  (8,482)

About A Boy is an American TV version of the British movie of the same name starring Hugh Grant and Toni Collette. About A Boy, the TV show, starts like the movie with a single mother with one son moving next door to a lazy young man. The young man is lazy because a song that he wrote was a Top Ten hit. The young man develops a relationship with the son. The unmarried mother can't stand the young man and most of the show is related to their conflicting personalities. There are some differences between the TV show and the movie. The TV show takes place in San Francisco. There is a dumb waiter that connects their apartments. The young man is an American and does appear to have some adult friends. There are some similarities. The unmarried mother is still British. The son is still kind of weird and needs to loosen up. The young man learns from his relationship with the son.

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Seasons
About A Love in the Air
20. About A Love in the Air
July 20, 2015
Marcus is reeling after his breakup with Shea, and Will and Fiona have opposing theories and methods of how to help him get over his first great heartbreak. It all comes to a head at the dance where Marcus very publically tries to win Shea back. And Liz, frustrated with Will's attachment to Fiona and Marcus, finally breaks up with Will. Will blames Fiona for everything. And after a huge argument Will and Fiona end up kissing.
About a Self Defense
19. About a Self Defense
July 20, 2015
Much to Will's dismay, Fiona and Liz begin to bond until she starts to notice how unconventional Will's relationship is with Fiona and Marcus. Elsewhere Marcus tries to take Shea out on a romantic date, but instead of falling deeper for Marcus, Shea begins to have feelings for Liz's son Clay.
About Another Boy
18. About Another Boy
July 20, 2015
Even with things heating up in his relationship with Liz, Will's not ready to start throwing around the word "girlfriend." Meanwhile, Fiona and Marcus are determined to patch things up between Andy and Laurie, whether they want their help or not.
About a Babymoon
17. About a Babymoon
July 20, 2015
When a fight leads Andy and Laurie to separate vacations, Will struggles to handle an out of control Andy in Las Vegas while Fiona works to patch Laurie and Andy's marriage. Meanwhile, Marcus tries to get his hands on a novel that he believes is the key to his relationship with Shea.
About a Memory Hole
16. About a Memory Hole
July 20, 2015
Will is riding the emotional high of his budding romance with Liz the bartender. His high however runs in direct contrast to Fiona's emotional low after her breakup with Mr. Chris. Out of solidarity, Will pledges his complete emotional support to Fiona during what turns out to be a day-long mourning ritual. But when Liz invites Will to spend a few hours of free time with her on the same day, their first real date, Will is forced to juggle his commitment to both Fiona and Liz.
About a Trunk
15. About a Trunk
July 20, 2015
Just as Fiona is ready to deepen her relationship with Chris by telling him that she loves him, Will uncovers a secret about Chris that may change everything. At first he believes Chris is cheating on Fiona only to find out that he may be leaving town for a new job offer. Meanwhile, when Marcus discovers that having a girlfriend costs money, he ends up working for a very unlikely boss: Laurie.
About a Boyfriend
14. About a Boyfriend
February 17, 2015
Will and Fiona are surprised when Shea and Marcus become official. However, Shea's idea of a boyfriend translates closer to a personal assistant than a companion.
About a Cat Party
13. About a Cat Party
February 10, 2015
Will and TJ go on the prowl on Valentine's Day. Marcus tries to make things official with Shea.
About a Prostitute
12. About a Prostitute
February 3, 2015
Will starts teaching guitar lessons to earn extra cash. However, after a fling with his student's mom, Andy thinks Will is being paid for more than just his musical expertise.
About a Hook
11. About a Hook
January 27, 2015
After music mogul Johnny Idalis takes time to listen to Will's new song, he makes a suggestion; Marcus is frustrated with his mother's burgeoning relationship and leaves to crash with Will.
About a Boy Becoming a Man
10. About a Boy Becoming a Man
January 13, 2015
When Will discovers Andy was invited to music mogul Johnny Idalis' son's Bar Mitzah, he demands that Andy take him so that he can get publicity for his music. With a push from Shea, Marcus convinces Fiona to let him stay home alone while she is on a date with Chris.
About a Manniversary
9. About a Manniversary
January 6, 2015
To celebrate their first year of friendship, Marcus convinces Will to take him to the Golden Gate FemFest. Will tries to sneak them in backstage to fulfill Marcus' dreams of meeting Lisa Loeb, who is headlining the festival.
About a Christmas Carol
8. About a Christmas Carol
December 9, 2014
Will fails to enjoy the Christmas activities. With the lawsuit still pending, Laurie advises him to settle and move on with his life.
About a Duck
7. About a Duck
December 2, 2014
Anxious about her first real date with Mr. Chris, Fiona wants Dakota to accompany her as a wingman. Will ends up tagging along as well and tries to impress Dakota.
About a Balcony
6. About a Balcony
November 25, 2014
Marcus gets to play Romeo for a school production featuring Shakespeare scenes.
About an Angry Ex
5. About an Angry Ex
November 18, 2014
Will's ex-girlfriend Stacy sues him, claiming she co-wrote his song "Runaway Sleigh." Will hopes that Fiona can help to drop the lawsuit.
About a Bad Girl
4. About a Bad Girl
November 4, 2014
Marcus starts crushing on a girl who has a knack for trouble.
About a Will-O-Ween
3. About a Will-O-Ween
October 28, 2014
Despite her distaste for Halloween, Fiona attends Will's annual party. Will tries to show Marcus some Halloween fun.
About a House for Sale
2. About a House for Sale
October 21, 2014
Will is counseled to sell his home in San Francisco to fix his money problems.
About a Vasectomy
1. About a Vasectomy
October 14, 2014
In the second season premiere, Will returns to San Francisco to sort out his finances and gets roped into helping Andy find out if Laurie is pregnant.
Description

About A Boy is an American TV version of the British movie of the same name starring Hugh Grant and Toni Collette. About A Boy, the TV show, starts like the movie with a single mother with one son moving next door to a lazy young man. The young man is lazy because a song that he wrote was a Top Ten hit. The young man develops a relationship with the son. The unmarried mother can't stand the young man and most of the show is related to their conflicting personalities.

There are some differences between the TV show and the movie. The TV show takes place in San Francisco. There is a dumb waiter that connects their apartments. The young man is an American and does appear to have some adult friends. There are some similarities. The unmarried mother is still British. The son is still kind of weird and needs to loosen up. The young man learns from his relationship with the son.

About a Boy is a series that is currently running and has 2 seasons (33 episodes). The series first aired on February 22, 2014.

Where to Watch About a Boy

About a Boy is available for streaming on the NBC website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch About a Boy on demand at Vudu, Microsoft Movies & TV, Google Play and Apple TV.

  • Premiere Date
    February 22, 2014
  • IMDB Rating
    7.4  (8,482)