The Knights of Prosperity

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  • 2007
  • 1 Season
  • 7.7  (1,399)

The Knights of Prosperity was an American television show that aired on ABC in 2007. The show starred Donal Logue, who played the protagonist Eugene Gurkin. The show follows Eugene, a janitor who is tired of living a mundane life of small paychecks, and who decides that he wants to rob Mick Jagger.

Eugene's desire to rob Mick Jagger is not driven by greed or hatred towards the legendary musician. Instead, it is driven by his desire to live an exciting and fulfilling life. Eugene's plan is to create a group of misfits who will help him rob Mick Jagger. He enlists the help of his janitorial coworkers and a few other oddballs to form a group called "The Knights of Prosperity."

The Knights of Prosperity is an unlikely group. The members come from all walks of life, and they are not seasoned criminals. However, they all share Eugene's desire for adventure and excitement, and they are willing to risk it all to help him carry out his plan.

The show follows Eugene and his gang of misfits as they plan and attempt to carry out the heist. Along the way, they encounter a host of obstacles and setbacks, which they must overcome to achieve their goal. The show is a mix of comedy and drama, with plenty of laughs and heartwarming moments.

Donal Logue's performance as Eugene Gurkin is outstanding. He brings a sense of charm and relatability to the character, and viewers can't help but root for him and his gang of misfits. Supporting cast members such as Lenny Venito, Dianna Agron, and Kevin Michael Richardson also deliver strong performances that add to the show's humor and heart.

In addition to its entertaining characters and engaging plot, The Knights of Prosperity also boasts strong writing and direction. The show was created by Rob Burnett and Jon Beckerman, who are known for their work on popular shows such as The Late Show with David Letterman and Ed. Their experience and talent shine through in The Knights of Prosperity's clever and witty writing.

Overall, The Knights of Prosperity is a fun and quirky show that is sure to delight viewers. It's a great choice for anyone looking for a lighthearted comedy with plenty of heart. Although the show only ran for one season, it has developed a cult following in the years since its release. It's easy to see why – The Knights of Prosperity is a gem of a show that deserves to be seen by more audiences.

In summary, The Knights of Prosperity is a television show that follows the adventures of Eugene Gurkin and his gang of misfits as they attempt to rob Mick Jagger. The show is a mix of comedy and drama, with strong performances from its cast and clever writing from its creators. Although it only ran for one season, The Knights of Prosperity has developed a cult following and remains a fan favorite.

The Knights of Prosperity is a series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (13 episodes). The series first aired on January 3, 2007.

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Operation: Romanocorp
13. Operation: Romanocorp
August 22, 2007
In the series finale, the Knights help Louis shoot a movie for his interview at Ray Romano's film company, from which Eugene thinks they can embezzle millions of dollars.
Operation: Open the Safe
12. Operation: Open the Safe
August 15, 2007
'Now that the Knights have Ray Romano's safe, they need a professional to open it. But they get a surprise when they see what's inside.
Operation: Steal the Safe
11. Operation: Steal the Safe
August 8, 2007
A plot to pilfer Ray Romano's safe, which holds a diamond ring, depends on the star leaving his apartment---an act he seems reluctant to do.
Operation: Rent Money
10. Operation: Rent Money
August 8, 2007
In order to pay rent -- all $1.5 million of it -- for the apartment next to their target, the Knights come up with a plan to get the money: kidnap Louis and demand a ransom from his wealthy father. But when Louis' father doesn't come to his rescue right away, the Knights have to decide whether or not to keep Louis as a member.
Operation: Oswald Montecristo
9. Operation: Oswald Montecristo
February 28, 2007
With their Mick Jagger task completed, the Knights have to choose their next celebrity target. When they hear that Kelly Ripa is in need of an architect for her home, the Knights choose her as their next victim. Eugene poses as an architect with "associates" so the Knights can case her place. However, Eugene soon finds himself in love with his newest target, jeopardizing the Knights' plot.
Operation: Panic Room
8. Operation: Panic Room
February 21, 2007
On a weekend when Mick Jagger doesn't have any security, the Knights are finally able to reach their goal: they break into Jagger's apartment and go through all of his treasures and possessions. But their rejoicing comes to a quick end when they find themselves locked in Mick's panic room and have to come up with an escape plan before Mick's security returns.
Operation: Save Esperanza
7. Operation: Save Esperanza
February 14, 2007
As the Knights are ready to rob Mick Jagger, they realizes that Esperanza is missing. Eugene and the gang go to the diner and find Esperanza being held captive by Enrico, her ex-boyfriend who happened to be a Colombian gangster. Now the Knights have to save Esperanza, which puts a kink in their plan to rob Mick Jagger.
Operation: Caught on Tape
6. Operation: Caught on Tape
February 7, 2007
The Knights are able to get into Mick's apartment by "disarming" the on-duty Rockefeller, but run into trouble when they take off their ski masks too soon and their faces are captured by the security cameras. Now the gang must hack into Burton's computer hard drive to erase their faces from the drive.
Operation: Ralph
5. Operation: Ralph
January 31, 2007
The Knights, disappointed that Rockefeller's new job at Burton Security doesn't include Mick's apartment, they focus on Ralph, one of the guards at Mick's place who has been befriended by Rockefeller. Butts invites Ralph to a poker game with the Knights, but an attempt to get information out of him fails. But when Eugene changes methods, Ralph thinks that Eugene is interested in him romantically and invites him on a date.
Operation: Deliver the Case
4. Operation: Deliver the Case
January 24, 2007
The Knights try to work their way into Mick Jagger's security company by landing Rockefeller an interview with Burton Security.
Operation: Fighting Shape
3. Operation: Fighting Shape
January 17, 2007
Esperanza deals with her obnoxious, confrontational customer. The Knights go with a drunk who loves to have his picture taken with celebrities.
Operation: Seduce Simone
2. Operation: Seduce Simone
January 10, 2007
The KOP attempt to break in to Mick's place with their copied key only to find out how much security he really has. They need to get a key code which Simone has, so they get Louis to seduce her.
1. Pilot
January 3, 2007
Eugene hatches a plan to copy Jagger's apartment key after casing his building.
Where to Watch The Knights of Prosperity
The Knights of Prosperity is available for streaming on the ABC website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch The Knights of Prosperity on demand at Amazon, Google Play and Apple TV.
  • Premiere Date
    January 3, 2007
  • IMDB Rating
    7.7  (1,399)