Partners

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  • 2012
  • 1 Season
  • 6.3  (4,219)

Partners is an American sitcom that originally aired on CBS in 2012 and lasted for one season until its cancellation in 2013. The show revolves around two lifelong friends, Joe (David Krumholtz) and Louis (Michael Urie), who own an architectural firm together. Joe is the more straight-laced of the two, while Louis is more flamboyant and outspoken. The pair provide a great comedic dynamic as they navigate through both their personal and professional lives. Their friendship is put to the test when Joe breaks off his engagement with his longtime girlfriend, Ali (Sophia Bush), and begins dating a much younger woman, Ro-Ro (Jillian Bell).

The show also features a strong supporting cast, including Brandon Routh as Louis' boyfriend, Wyatt, Amanda Peet as Joe's sister, Johnny, Gary Basaraba as Louis' father, and Johnathan Schaech as Ali's new love interest.

One of the main strengths of Partners is the chemistry between the two leads. Krumholtz and Urie have a natural rapport that is both entertaining and endearing. Their banter is quick-paced, and the humor is often sharp and edgy. They share a deep bond that is evident in their interactions, and their friendship is at the heart of the show.

The supporting cast is also well-rounded, each bringing their own unique personalities to the mix. Routh plays Wyatt, a sensitive and caring partner to Louis, who adds a different dimension to the show's depiction of same-sex relationships. Peet is excellent as the overprotective and meddling sister, while Basaraba steals many scenes as Louis' gruff and opinionated father.

The show tackled some serious subjects, such as aging, infidelity, and family dynamics while still maintaining its light-hearted tone. The storylines were often reflective of contemporary issues, typically seen in architecture firms, embodying both the humor and the drama that exist in today's high-stress job market.

Partners ultimately failed to gain traction and was cancelled after one season. However, its talented cast and charming humor still make it a show worth watching for anyone looking for a quick and entertaining sitcom to pass the time. The series was a habitually well-structured show that highlights the significance of being sincere about one's passions both personally and professionally.

In conclusion, Partners was a delight to watch for those who enjoyed classic sitcoms that merged humor and drama. The show's ability to address everyday issues with an endearing perspective makes it an excellent choice for anyone who appreciates great ensemble casting and comedic timing. So, if you're looking for a show that mixes hilarious comedy, heartwarming friendship, and poignant themes, give Partners a try.

Partners is a series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (11 episodes). The series first aired on September 24, 2012.

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11. Partners
March 14, 2016
Larissa Voitovich had a future planned with her husband Yegor, until he succumbed to the charms of her friend, only for him to die shortly after. Years pass and Larissa is suddenly reacquainted with her old friend, where the two must set aside their differences and investigate new developments in the mysterious death of their former lover.
How to Get a Head in Advertising
10. How to Get a Head in Advertising
September 2, 2014
When Allen and Marcus decide to make a commercial for their practice, Allen's inflated ego takes the helm and creates a disaster.
Doug Day Afternoon
9. Doug Day Afternoon
September 1, 2014
When Marcus hires a former client and recently paroled ex-convict to work in the office, Allen suspects the once-criminal to have ulterior motives.
The Law School Reunion
8. The Law School Reunion
August 25, 2014
When Allen brings Marcus to his prestigious law school reunion, Allen finds himself sidelined by his friends and unexpectedly outshined by his partner.
Pretty Funny
7. Pretty Funny
November 19, 2012
When one of Allen's former colleagues wants to divorce his wife over an ugly baby he can't believe he fathered, the guys investigate a fertility clinic to uncover the sticky truth.
Temporary Insanity
6. Temporary Insanity
November 12, 2012
Louis hires Wyatt to temp while Ro-Ro is gone on vacation.
2 Broke Guys
5. 2 Broke Guys
November 5, 2012
Joe and Louis' financial situation forces the partners to ask if they can be rehired by their previous employers. Meanwhile, Joe contemplates just how platonic Ali's overly friendly kiss with Wyatt really is.
The Key
4. The Key
October 15, 2012
Ali is not happy to find out Louis has a key to Joe's apartment and she does not.
The Jeter Exception
3. The Jeter Exception
October 8, 2012
When Joe finds sexy photos of Ali with famous baseball player Derek Jeter, he divulges his discovery to Louis, leaving Ali to question if Joe can keep anything from his partner.
Chicken & Stuffing
2. Chicken & Stuffing
October 1, 2012
Louise becomes too involved in Joe and Ali's relationship after discovering they haven't been intimate lately.
The Key
1. The Key
September 24, 2012
Joe ind Louis are co-workers who approach life differently. One thing they have in common is change. Joe just proposed to his girlfriend and Louis's partner is about to become a doctor.
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Where to Watch Partners
Partners is available for streaming on the CBS website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Partners on demand at Amazon Prime, Amazon, Vudu, Google Play, Hoopla, Apple TV, Tubi TV and Plex.
  • Premiere Date
    September 24, 2012
  • IMDB Rating
    6.3  (4,219)