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This comedy series stars Joel McHale (Community) as Jack, a writer who pens articles for an outdoor adventure magazine. As the magazine makes the transition from a print publication to a web-based one, Jack finds himself stuck behind a desk writing for the web. Not only must he come to terms with his new job situation, he must also learn to deal with the wacky young people who surround him in the office. The series co-stars Stephen Fry, Christopher Mintz-Plasse, Chris Williams, and Susannah Fielding. It debuted in October 2016 on CBS, where it sits in a Monday-night time slot behind The Big Bang Theory.

Thursday 8:30 PM et/pt on CBS
1 Season, 22 Episodes
October 27, 2016
Comedy
Cast: Elisha Yaffe, Josh Sussman, ErinRose Widner, Jonathan Bray
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The Great Indoors Full Episode Guide

  • Jack gets caught up in Roland and Brooke's family drama when they both enlist his help to keep bombshells about their love lives from each other,

  • Jack plans a double date to get Eddie out of his funk, but the night turns awkward when they run into Eddie's ex-wife. Elsewhere: Emma decides to break up with her boyfriend and Clark ponders if he should make his move or save his friendship with Greg.

  • When Jack insults the magazine's I.T. manager, the "techspert" seeks vengeance by leaking office emails.

  • When Jack takes Brooke's fiance, Paul, and Roland out to fix their lukewarm relationship, his plan goes awry when Paul gets tipsy and goes missing.

  • Jack is distracted by the millennials' juvenile behavior, so Brooke installs cubicles in the bullpen to remedy the situation.

  • The millennials' journalistic honor slips when Jack's enemy, a former magazine staffer converted famous outdoor reality TV host, comes back to guest edit the magazine.

  • Jack is so preoccupied with his relationship with Rachel that it's a detriment to the magazine and his friends. Eddie and Roland to try to free him.

  • Jack asks his co-workers to pose as his closest friends at a dinner party after his girlfriend questions his lack of an inner circle.

  • In his plan to avoid commitment, Jack decides to date a millennial but must recruit Clark, Emma and Mason to help him keep up with the girl's tiring lifestyle.

  • When jealousy prompts Jack to insult Brooke’s fiancé, Paul (Andrew Leeds), at the couple's re-engagement party, he makes things worse by repeatedly botching his apology. Also, the millennials squabble over their job hierarchy when they can’t decide who should take point on creating a slideshow for the party.

  • When Mason gets attention for an investigative coup, Jack becomes envious and tries to reassert his dominance. Also, Clark can't muster up the courage to ask out Emma, so he gives her relationship advice about other guys instead.

  • Roland is criticized by the leader of the Chicago Adventure Society, who accuses him of faking a story of the expedition that defined his career, so Jack, Brooke and the millennials try to clear Roland's name.

  • Jack takes the group camping and tests their survival skills by leaving them to their own devices.

  • Jack regrets convincing Human Resources to toss out a "no inter-office dating" rule when he needs an excuse to break up with his co-worker, Amy (Jessica Makinson). Also, Mason closes in on uncovering Jack and Brooke's romantic history.

  • Emma quits her job after she fails to get a raise, making Jack and Roland the magazine's social media managers; Eddie rebrands his bar in an effort to increase business.

  • When Jack is clueless about how to help Eddie through the pain of his divorce, Brooke steps up to be Eddie's interim best friend. Also, a colossal secret comes out when Clark, Emma and Mason battle each other in a fitness tracker challenge to win concert tickets.

  • After Jack gives Clark a brutal performance review, Jack is forbidden by human resources to give the staff any feedback; Emma and Mason try to help Brooke hire a new intern.

  • The Millennials discover a secret about Jack's past after they clean out an old storage unit.

  • Jack faces the ultimate test of his survival skills when he's forced to crash at Clark's tiny apartment while he searches for a place of his own. Also, Roland sticks Brooke with telling the millennials their beloved office perks are being taken away due to budget cuts.

  • Clark, Emma and Mason must intervene when Jack decides to try online dating and creates the worst profile ever for himself.

  • Joel McHale stars as Jack, a renowned adventure reporter for an outdoor magazine who must adapt to the times when he becomes the new desk-bound boss to a group of millennials in the digital department of the publication, on the series premiere of the new comedy.

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