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A sketch comedy show starring young conceptual comedians Abbi Jacobsen and Ilana Glazer, also Hannibal Buress and Chris Gethard, "Broad City" was produced by Glazer, Jacobsen and Amy Poehler. It's premise is two young Jewish women are exploring everyday New York City life in new and amusing ways as they cope with life.

"Broad City" is based on a previous web series. Jacobsen plays fictional Abbi Adams while Glazer plays a fictional Ilana Wexler. Buress is Lincoln and Gethard is Derek. Each sketch features recurring characters and themes related to female empowerment in comic settings. The series has 10 episodes in season one and 10 episodes on tap for season two

Jacobsen and Glazer are stoner heroines who address marijuana use, feminism, and other popular culture issues. They graduated to the show after years of improv work with the Upright Citizen's Brigade sketch comedy troupe.

The show relies on physical humor to make points about modern life. Quirky subjects of their humor include art galleries, drug purchases, and poor-paying jobs. Each sketch provides small pieces in a larger concept of female empowerment in a humorous way. They also feature a lot of humor related to living in New York City.

Wednesday 10:30 PM et/ptm on Comedy Central
4 Seasons, 33 Episodes
January 22, 2014
Comedy
8.4/10
Cast: Abbi Jacobson, Ilana Glazer
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Broad City Full Episode Guide

  • Abbi's brief return to Soulstice gets interesting when she's given the training opportunity that she's always dreamed of; Ilana gets a new job at a restaurant.

  • On a spring day in 2011, Abbi and Ilana meet for the first time.

  • A group of L.A. artists present pieces based on their favorite moments from Broad City.

  • Abbi gets her period during a flight and asks Ilana to find a tampon.

  • Abbi and Ilana go on a trip but getting to the airport is a hurdle.

  • Abbi and Ilana decide to list their apartments on B&B-NYC for extra income.

  • Abbi and Ilana head to Philadelphia to visit Abbi's childhood home; Abbi realizes that she made a huge mistake in high school, so she and Ilana go on a mission of atonement.

  • Ilana discovers her new purpose in life; Abbi must go to the DMV.

  • When Jaime and Ilana receive a large extermination bill, they decide to throw a party to raise money to cover the costs; Abbi goes on a mission to meet new people.

  • Ilana gets a new opportunity at Deals, Deals, Deals; Abbi tries to take an indifferent approach at the Soulstice Games Day.

  • Abbi poses as Ilana to cover her shift at the food co-op, while Ilana goes to an important doctor's appointment on Long Island.

  • In the Season 3 premiere, Abbi and Ilana search for a public bathroom; and have wardrobe malfunctions on the way to a gallery show for a friend.

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Broad City Video Clips & Extras

Suspicion of Terrorist Activity Clip (01:34) The Great Tampon Hunt Clip (01:35) Flight Day Clip (01:24) Stuck in the Subway Forever Clip (01:40) The Go-To Lie Clip (02:32)