Season two of Happy Endings left us with a cliffhanger when we saw Dave and Alex rekindling their romance at a wedding. But are these former fiancés in it to win it this time? That's exactly what was on my mind when I sat down with Elisha Cuthbert at a recent press day in LA. She revealed that Alex and Dave's relationship will be "casual," and that their relationship may not be on the same status as Ross and Rachel's epic breakup/make-up roller coaster that we saw on Friends. Watch and be sure to tune in to Happy Endings' third season on Oct. 23!
Season two of Happy Endings has been so much fun that we're sad that the season finale is tonight. However, we were thrilled to hear about who's making a guest appearance from star Eliza Coupe: original Beverly Hills, 90210 cast member Brian Austin Green (who didn't love David Silver?)! He'll be attending Derrick's wedding along with the rest of the Happy Endings crew. Even though there appears to be a strict tuxedo policy for all, it looks like he'll be warming up to our girl Penny. Click through to get a taste of what you have to look forward to.
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Eliza Coupe is part of one of TV's funniest ensembles on Happy Endings, and when I recently chatted with the actress, I found that she's just as hilarious as her character, Jane. Coupe dished about the hijinks we can expect from the rest of the season, but she also she talked about the Happy Endings footage we may never see: the blooper reel. Coupe told me why it might not be suitable for the public, and she also confessed which of her crushes will make a guest appearance on the show.
BuzzSugar: Which of your costars make you crack up during scenes?
Eliza Coupe: Almost all of them. Honestly, all of them, they all do. If we have a scene with all of us, it's ridiculous. But of course Damon [Wayans Jr.] and I . . . they showed a gag reel at our wrap party a week and a half ago and it was edited down to two hours and nine minutes, and honestly the whole thing was Damon and I, because we completely break all the time with each other. And we do it purposely. We're horrible. The crew after a while is like, "OK, OK, alright, everybody."
Buzz: How does one get their hands on this gag reel?
EC: I know, it's so good! It's totally R-rated though. Damon and I use every single bad word that's been invented, or we invent it ourselves.
Buzz: I hope it's on the DVD.
EC: I know! I hope so too. I wish they would just release it. I think it would be such a cool thing to have it released, but I feel like there would be some serious bans on it though. It would be taken off the Internet, it's so dirty. It is so dirty.
Buzz: How dirty?
EC: Well in Happy Endings, we shoot pretty much everything X-rated, R-rated, NC-17, whatever you want to call it, and then they trim it down to make it suitable for network television.
To find out just how dirty the Happy Endings scripts are before they air and what Coupe said about the season finale, just keep reading.
Happy Endings is one of our favorite shows for one big reason: it keeps us laughing out loud. The cast of characters always have some hilarious one-liners, and since they're all equally funny, we thought we'd put you to test to see if you can identify who said what in this quote quiz from the first half of the current season. Good luck!
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The characters on Happy Endings are about to celebrate a snowy Christmas in Chicago, but that's not going to stop them from trying to re-create a tropical paradise in the city. The faux destination also provides the opportunity for two characters (besides the attached-at-the-lips Jane and Brad) to get close and make out — check out the pics to see who it is! And don't forget to watch the episode, "Grinches Be Crazy," when it airs tonight.
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With the exception of Happy Endings, most of this year's best comedies have been around for a few seasons. Many saw repeat wins in categories at the Emmys, like Modern Family, which picked up its second win for best comedy series, and The Big Bang Theory, whose star Jim Parsons received his second statuette for lead actor in a comedy series. But now it's your turn to do the voting, so check out the list of funny 2011 shows and let us know which one is your favorite of 2011.
Many of us have busy viewing schedules, but sometimes a new series is so good we can't help but make time to watch it. Though some of you have already shared why new shows like Once Upon a Time and New Girl have found a home in your DVR, perhaps your favorite new show of 2011 debuted earlier in the year. Check out the list of shows that made their series premieres this year and let us know which one gets your vote for best new show of the year!
Happy Endings is celebrating Halloween with a holiday-themed episode tonight, and we've got your first look at the gang dressed up in their costumes. Some of them are as funny as the characters themselves (especially Adam Pally's Max, who is really outdoing himself in not one but two outrageous getups). Check out all the pics to see who everyone chooses to be on Halloween night!
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Eliza Coupe and Damon Wayans Jr. Joke About the NSFW Way Their Happy Endings Characters Got Together
Eliza Coupe and Damon Wayans Jr. play hilarious married couple Jane and Brad on Happy Endings, and the actors are just as funny in real life as they are on the show. When they recently hopped on the phone to chat with a group of reporters, they cracked everyone up with their answers to questions about things like how Jane and Brad met, how they keep straight faces among such funny costars, and where they'd like to see their characters go.
The cast is full of some pretty funny people. How do you guys manage to keep straight faces?
Damon Wayans Jr.: I have no tricks. I laugh whenever it's funny, so I waste time. And we actually all try and make each other break, and we like to actually stay in there longer just to make each other laugh. And I don't really think anybody's mastered a technique on not laughing, it's just fun. I like that.
Eliza Coupe: I keep a knife in my pocket at all times and just stab myself when I'm going to laugh. And it gets a little bloody, it's a little weird, but I am stabbing my leg during most of the show. So . . .
To find out more of what the Happy Endings stars had to say and Wayans's NSFW idea about how Brad and Jane met, just keep reading.
ABC comedy Happy Endings comes back for its second season tonight, and it's one of the returning shows I've been looking forward to most. It was introduced as a midseason comedy back in April about a group of six friends in a city (Chicago). The quirky humor hooked me, and I'm hoping more people will give this hilarious show a shot in its second season. If you're thinking about getting into it, here are a few important details to get you up to speed, along with a sneak peek at the new season.
- Alex and Dave are exes, and they're cool with each other. Well, sort of; they broke up in the series premiere, in a rather messy fashion: Alex (Elisha Cuthbert) left Dave (Zachary Knighton) at the altar. Now, months later, they've pretty much made their peace with each other and are getting their groove back as single people — but there's still a little spark there.
- Max is gay, but he's no stereotype. Straight actor Adam Pally plays Max without relying on gay stereotypes that used to be the norm on TV and in movies. He basically plays Max as a commitment-phobic, regular single guy — just one who dates other dudes.
- Penny is the hopeless single girl, and it's mostly her fault. It's not that Penny, played by Casey Wilson, is single because she's unlucky in love or only meets freak shows; Penny's kind of a freak show herself, and it's great. Whether she's doodling her date's name obsessively or completely changing her persona to fit in with the guy she's interested in, Penny goes way over the top — but she never gives up hope that this could be the week she meets her dream man.
- Jane and Brad are married and determined to stay that way. Alex's sister Jane (Eliza Coupe) is married to Brad (Damon Wayans Jr.), and they're the only committed couple on the show. Even though all their friends are playing the field, their bond is rock solid, because as they say, Jane and Brad have way too much sex to break up.
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