Friends of the People

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  • TV-14
  • 2014
  • 2 Seasons
  • 5.2  (221)

Friends of the People is a sketch comedy show with a diverse cast. The cast manages to find comedy in different ways through on-the-street styled segments and scripted sketches as well. It is this combination of unscripted and scripted material that provides a unique platform that separates this from the traditional comedy sketch shows. The cast spoofs television shows and creates sketches around politics and reality shows. A broad range of skits are created through the work of a cast that includes the Lucas Brothers and Kevin Barnett. The show also focuses on creating entertainment by spoofing various industry entertainers.

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Seasons
Double Dare
10. Double Dare
September 24, 2015
FOTP sketches include banned scenes from Double Dare (starring Marc Summers), a man afflicted with waffle hands, and bone-crunching action from the Concussion League. Plus, guest star David Alan Grier fires a super hero.
Hood Beef
9. Hood Beef
September 17, 2015
Justice is served in a sketch. Also: an oddly timid hood beef; a media mogul's controversial purchase. Appearing: J.D. Williams; Eric Andre; and wrestling figures D'Lo Brown and Tatanka.
Kings of Gold
8. Kings of Gold
September 10, 2015
Skits include: unlocked cellphone; canine vendetta; Master P Wee's Playhouse. Special guest appearance by Jim Norton.
Great White Haters
7. Great White Haters
August 27, 2015
Sketches include financially-savvy rappers, indestructible actress and an obscure 1980's action hero.
Ghetto Blessings
6. Ghetto Blessings
August 20, 2015
The FOTP gang explore the rise and fall of The California Raisins with guest star Jeff Ross, a party is ruined by Barack Obama, and the Lucas Brothers try their hand at Star Wars.
Never Come Back Again
5. Never Come Back Again
August 13, 2015
The Friends of the People bring sketches that include an animator's struggle to conceal his x-rated art, a high school basketball player dying for super powers, and a pre-historic narcotics officer. Plus, David Alan Grier!
Tag Team
4. Tag Team
August 6, 2015
FOTP brings sketches including a product pitchman with poor pronunciation, a crime scene cover-up that gets squirrely and the return of Mr. Huffton. Plus, the cast tags in Jake the Snake, Mick Foley, and X-Pac for some high impact back-up.
C'mon Dad!
3. C'mon Dad!
July 30, 2015
FOTP brings you sketches that include a look inside the paranoid mind of a bathroom line leader and the Lucas Bros' spin on another cinema classic. Plus, the cast takes to the streets to see how New Yorkers handle waiting for the subway.
Bubble Brawl
2. Bubble Brawl
July 23, 2015
FOTP brings the laughs with sketches including a mother's scented candle obsession, a positively white presidential report, and an employee who won't let his co-worker off the hook.
Black Mad Men
1. Black Mad Men
July 16, 2015
FOTP is back with hilarious sketches that include a million dollar game show heist, a date turned barely legal and a superhero with the power of song, guest starring Brian McKnight. Plus, the cast explores the stories of Black Mad Men.
Description

Friends of the People is a sketch comedy show with a diverse cast. The cast manages to find comedy in different ways through on-the-street styled segments and scripted sketches as well. It is this combination of unscripted and scripted material that provides a unique platform that separates this from the traditional comedy sketch shows.

The cast spoofs television shows and creates sketches around politics and reality shows. A broad range of skits are created through the work of a cast that includes the Lucas Brothers and Kevin Barnett. The show also focuses on creating entertainment by spoofing various industry entertainers.

Friends of the People is a series that is currently running and has 2 seasons (25 episodes). The series first aired on October 28, 2014.

Where to Watch Friends of the People

Friends of the People is available for streaming on the truTV website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Friends of the People on demand at Amazon, Sling, Google Play, Apple TV and truTV.

  • Premiere Date
    October 28, 2014
  • IMDB Rating
    5.2  (221)