The Characters

Character: Herself
Original Release: March 11, 2016
Directed by: Andrew Gaynord
Written by: Zach Kanin
Running Time: 73 minutes

No rules. No expectations. A half hour to make their mark. Eight different comedians each get an episode to show their skills in comedy.

Cast & Characters

Kate Berlant (Brian / Denise St. Roy / Rachel / YouTube Host), John Early (John the Intern), Erik Frandsen (Partygoer), Rebecca Gruss (Jenny 1), Miranda Gruss (Jenny 2), Wes Haney (Student #1), Yassir Lester (Male Student), Melo Ludwig (Sacha), Jacqueline Novak (Socorro Santiago (Louisa), Mike Sharits (Josh), Kaye Tuckerman (British Collector), Damian Young (Tom Reskin), Casey Jane Ellison (Herself), Frank Gehry (Himself), Ed Moses (Himself), Todd Oldham (Himself), Bill Powers (Himself), Alicia Silverstone (Herself)

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Episode Guide
1x04 - "Kate Berlant" (original airdate: March 11, 2016)
Kate Berlant dives into the world of a pretentious and eccentric artist trying to justify their work in a hype.

Filming Locations:
  • New York City, USA
  • Jemima Kirke stars as herself as an "art critic" and she only appears for 3 seconds.
  • Aired on Netflix originally.

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