Sun. Mar 29th, 2020

HBO’s ‘Avenue 5’ Synopses For March 1, 8 And Season 1 Finale On March 15

Coming up in March on HBO’s hit comedy “Avenue 5,” you should expect fun stories, exciting guest stars and a few surprises.

Episode 7: “Are You a Spider, Matt?”
Debut date: SUNDAY, MARCH 1 (10:00-10:30 p.m. ET/PT)
Judd (Josh Gad) enlists Ryan (Hugh Laurie) to help charm Harrison Aimes (Paterson Joseph), an uber-wealthy passenger who has a strange effect on Judd. Meanwhile, the passengers become transfixed by a divine image circling the ship and Rav (Nikki Amuka-Bird) deals with the fallout when the ship’s moral quandary hits the media. 
Story by Armando Iannucci & Charlie Cooper & Daisy Cooper; teleplay by Charlie Cooper & Daisy Cooper; directed by Becky Martin.

Episode 8: “This Is Physically Hurting Me” 
Debut date: SUNDAY, MARCH 8 (10:00-10:30 p.m. ET/PT)
While Karen (Rebecca Front) oversees an effort to jettison non-essential passenger items, Billie (Lenora Crichlow) tries to teach an inattentive Ryan (Hugh Laurie) how to dock the ship. Matt (Zach Woods) learns of Judd’s (Josh Gad) plan to make the “ultimate sacrifice” by returning to Earth. Meanwhile, the passengers suspect all is not as it seems with the journey. 
Story by Armando Iannucci & Georgia Pritchett & Will Smith; teleplay by Georgia Pritchett & Will Smith; directed by David Schneider.

Episode 9: “Eight Arms But No Hands” (Season finale)
Debut date: SUNDAY, MARCH 15 (10:00-10:30 p.m. ET/PT)
A search party commences for Matt (Zach Woods), who’s in hiding with a guilty conscience – and the airlock codes. Iris (Suzy Nakamura) questions Karen (Rebecca Front) about her rumored affair with Ryan (Hugh Laurie). Rav (Nikki Amuka-Bird) seeks an apology from Judd (Josh Gad) for ruining her life, as chaos ensues when a seat on a rescue shuttle suddenly becomes available.


Story by Armando Iannucci & Sean Gray and Ian Martin & Peter Fellows; teleplay by Ian Martin & Peter Fellows and Sean Gray; directed by Will Stefan Smith

Created by Armando Iannucci; teleplay by Armando Iannucci, Simon Blackwell and Tony Roche; story by Armando Iannucci; executive producers, Armando Iannucci, Kevin Loader, Simon Blackwell, Tony Roche, Will Smith; co-executive producer, Peter Fellows; produced by Steve Clark-Hall.  

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