The League

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  • TV-MA
  • 2009
  • 7 Seasons
  • 8.3  (51,428)

The League is a comedy television series that aired on FX from 2009-2015. The show is about a group of friends who have an intense passion for fantasy football, and the ludicrous and absurd lengths they go to in order to win their league championship. The show focuses on seven characters who make up the league: Pete, Taco, Ruxin, Andre, Jenny, Kevin, and his wife, Shiva. Each character has their own unique personality and quirks that make them stand out from each other. Pete is the sarcastic joker of the group, Taco is the lovable goofball, Ruxin is the lawyer and the show's resident jerk, Andre is the fashion-conscious guy who tries too hard, Jenny is Kevin's wife and the only female in the league, and Kevin is the league commissioner and the straight man of the group.

The show combines elements of fantasy football with the characters' personal lives, creating a unique and hilarious blend of sports and comedy. The League pokes fun at the competitive nature of fantasy football and the lengths that people will go to in order to win. Whether it's making ridiculous trades to get the upper hand or sabotaging another player's team, the characters are always looking for an edge in the league.

The League is known for its raunchy and irreverent humor. From Taco's absurd and inappropriate gifts to Ruxin's unapologetic insults, the show doesn't hold back when it comes to pushing the boundaries of what's acceptable. Despite this, the show never feels mean-spirited, as the characters are all good friends who are constantly poking fun at each other.

One of the unique aspects of the show is the way it utilizes guest appearances from real-life football players and personalities. Throughout the series, viewers are treated to cameos from NFL stars such as Marshawn Lynch, J.J. Watt, and Antonio Gates. The show also features appearances from well-known sports journalists and commentators, adding a level of authenticity to the fantasy football world.

While the show is primarily focused on fantasy football, it also tackles real-world issues and themes that are relatable to a wider audience. For example, Jenny's struggle to balance motherhood with her career is a storyline that many working mothers can relate to. Similarly, Kevin's struggle to balance his love for fantasy football with his responsibilities as a husband and father is another relatable theme that the show explores.

The League is not without its flaws, however. Some viewers may find the constant raunchy humor and crude jokes to be too much, and the show's treatment of Jenny as the only female character could be seen as problematic. Additionally, the later seasons of the show received mixed reviews, with some fans feeling that the show had run its course and had begun to feel repetitive.

Overall, The League is a highly entertaining and unique comedy series that deftly blends elements of sports and personal relationships. With a hilarious cast of characters, celebrity cameos, and an unapologetic sense of humor, the show is a must-watch for anyone who loves fantasy football or just wants a good laugh.

The League is a series that is currently running and has 7 seasons (85 episodes). The series first aired on October 29, 2009.

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The Great Night of Shiva
13. The Great Night of Shiva
December 9, 2015
Who will win the Shiva? Who will win the Sacko? Will Kevin or Jenny win The Snip? Ruxin has a big decision to make that will affect not only his chances of winning but whether the league will even survive.
The 13 Stages Of Grief
12. The 13 Stages Of Grief
December 2, 2015
Kevin must go old school when when the league gets kicked off the website. Rafi counsels Ruxin. Andre tries to steal Ruxin's dinner reservation.
Adios Y Bienvenidos
11. Adios Y Bienvenidos
November 18, 2015
When Sofia decides to get plastic surgery, Ruxin is forced to deal with the aftermath. The misadventures of Rafi and Dirty Randy continue as they embark on a quest to Puerto Rico.
The Block
10. The Block
November 11, 2015
Taco is forced to retire from sex due to concussions. Andre's one night stand with an Uber driver doesn't go as planned. Pete binge watches seven seasons of "The Block."
The Yank Banker
9. The Yank Banker
November 4, 2015
Taco tackles his new day job in the banking world head on. Pete must struggles with commitment issues. Andre's new patient is an old college crush.
The Last Temptation Of Andre
8. The Last Temptation Of Andre
October 28, 2015
Taco and wide receiver Golden Tate create a fantasy workplace league for the other guys and Andre becomes a member of the Korean church in an effort to find a better parking spot.
Trophy Kevin
7. Trophy Kevin
October 21, 2015
Kevin feels insecure around Pete's new referee friend. Andre needs to use the EBDBBnB as a farm. Taco gets a drone.
The Beer Mile
6. The Beer Mile
October 14, 2015
Pete decides to run the Beer Mile with Taco as his coach. Kevin tries to figure out where the gardener relieves himself. Jenny's matchup with Andre means playing Andre and Meegan.
The Bully
5. The Bully
October 7, 2015
Kevin feels awkward about Ellie's new sex-ed class. Taco starts a Little Eskimo Brothers program at the EBDBBnB.
4. Deflategate
September 30, 2015
Andre gets into legal trouble and Jenny gets relationship advice from Green Bay wide receiver Randall Cobb.
The Blind Spot
3. The Blind Spot
September 23, 2015
The guys can't agree on where to watch the games.
The Draft of Innocence
2. The Draft of Innocence
September 16, 2015
Pete and Andre aren't on speaking terms. When the league holds an auction draft, big problems ensue.
The Other Draft
1. The Other Draft
September 9, 2015
In the seventh season premiere, Marshawn Lynch attends the Taco Corp Annual Board Meeting; Kevin has a run-in with Seahawks general manager John Schneider; Jenny is feeling like hot stuff at the Chicago draft; and Pete runs into Meegan.
Where to Watch The League
The League is available for streaming on the FX website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch The League on demand at Amazon, Hulu, Vudu, Microsoft Movies & TV, Google Play and Apple TV.
  • Premiere Date
    October 29, 2009
  • IMDB Rating
    8.3  (51,428)