Tue. Mar 31st, 2020

HBO’s Synopses For ‘Avenue 5’ For Feb. 16 And 23, It’s Downright Hilarious

Coming up on HBO’s “Avenue 5,” fans can expect a lot of surprises, guest stars and hilarity.

For Episode 5: “He’s Only There To Stop His Skeleton From Falling Over” 
Debut date: SUNDAY, FEB. 16 (10:00-10:30 p.m. ET/PT)

Billie (Lenora Crichlow) seeks her moment in the limelight after stepping in to help Ryan (Hugh Laurie) during the ship’s newest crisis. Iris (Suzy Nakamura) vets comedian Jordan Hatwal’s (Himesh Patel) material for the Halfway Home Party, which Judd (Josh Gad) has decided should go on as planned. Doug (Kyle Bornheimer) tries to get in the way of Mia’s (Jessica St. Clair) newfound sexual freedom.

Story by Armando Iannucci & Peter Baynham; teleplay by Peter Baynham; directed by Annie Griffin.

For Episode 6: “Was It Your Ears” 

Debut date: SUNDAY, FEB. 23 (10:00-10:30 p.m. ET/PT)

As Avenue 5 celebrates the birth of a space baby, Ryan (Hugh Laurie) and Billie (Lenora Crichlow) try to identify the source of an incessant beeping, and Judd (Josh Gad) shares his latest grand idea at Karen’s (Rebecca Front) passenger-crew liaison meeting. In the nation’s capital, Rav (Nikki Amuka-Bird) appeals to the President for rescue funds but, in exchange, is faced with an ethical dilemma.
Story by Armando Iannucci & Jon Brown; teleplay by Jon Brown; directed by Peter Fellows.

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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Written By: Tommy Lightfoot Garrett

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