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Thursdays 8:30 PM on NBC
SEASON
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Comedy

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A New Jersey mom puts her relationship with her daughter to the test when she lands an internship at the same TV station where her daughter works.

Season 1

Aired a month ago - May 02, 2017

Katie's secret war reporter boyfriend, Trip, is back in town and working at the MMN offices. Despite Katie's best efforts, Carol quickly uncovers the covert relationship using a plan she stole from "Days of Our Lives". Meanwhile, Chuck, feeling threatened by Trip, is determined to return to the field. Greg and Justin support the idea until they find footage of Chuck's time as a war reporter in the '90s. MORE -LESS

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Ah! More glass!
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But now I do.
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Because I didn't want you to ruin it.
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- That'd be weird! - See?
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♪ ♪
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Hot stuff coming through, and I don't mean the coffee,
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I'm talking sex, baby."
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The men... every last one of those guys had my butt.
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Hey, Mom? Can I just talk to you really quick?
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Trip here has reawakened the call of the wild within me.
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who are out there every day, doing the impossible.
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I know you. You are just dying to say it.
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That is all you do. You were a judge
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to your pad so you can do your "thang"?
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[clears throat] Check it out.
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into something usable.
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and your little friend with the grey tooth to the prom.
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Mom, considering you had the last one deported.
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Weren't you going camping with your friends?
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doing tai chi in the parking lot.
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Except...
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[whispering] I got in yours.
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I truly, really like your boyfriend.
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But then I found his grandma's obituary.
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and, ta-da, I knew everything about him.
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I thought you said you didn't want me in your head,
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Oh, you couldn't get me to South Sudan
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Chuck, if you don't want to go, don't go.
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There was a Christmas newsletter I used to write,
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was to impress other people, so I decided to be honest.
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about what other people think of me.
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Incoming! Get down!
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Uh, we were watching porn together.
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Sometimes it's insane Mel Gibson yelling about a jacuzzi.
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I wasn't wrong. Two elves punched me in the sack
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You been really quiet all through dinner tonight.
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[both laughing]
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- Yeah. - Why are you being so weird?
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There you go. Good job, Katie.
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We just... left her in that field.
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["The Ride of the Valkyries" playing]
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♪ ♪
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your trip overseas has been canceled.
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[whispering] Oh, thank God. You're safe.
Aired a month ago - May 02, 2017

Chuck is having cataract surgery and, for the first time ever, must miss a day of work. Carol, eager to shirk her overwhelming intern duties, offers to take care of him. Meanwhile, Katie is excited for a peaceful day but with Chuck gone, Greg is reluctant to be the bad guy. As a result, "The Breakdown" descends into chaos as Greg is forced to say yes to Portia, Justin and everyone else's "great ideas for the show." MORE -LESS

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without you for one day, Chuck
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Don't talk to each other. Go on. Move along.
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So I just keep her on speaker.
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The truth is I'm getting... cataract surgery.
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Those vultures are just looking for any excuse
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I'm with Chuck Pierce; he's getting cataract surgery.
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Oh, I feel so relaxed. Look at my jaw!
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My mentor Roger Ailes suggested it.
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So we are definitely doing it.
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We can finally do my climate change rant on the show.
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How many times did you use Chuck as an excuse?
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What smells like marshmallow yams and curry powder back here?
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- She said she'll be my nurse. - That's my bag of clothes
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- how to put it in, so I... - Mom, we just
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[clicking tongue, laughs]
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about the APB on that rapper El-P.
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- [tires screech] - Ahh!
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What if you hurt yourself?
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- full of nothing but quilts. - Ah. That's it.
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Yes, she did.
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You said, "It's quite good."
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You wouldn't be hiding from the line of crazy people
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Oh, please don't make a big deal out of this.
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his cool, young co-host, Fletch Trank.
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But you're secretly kind of not.
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We begin our broadcast with reports of a pipeline explosion
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his scatcapella group group could do
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I never thought I'd say this, but...
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to sickies on this couch for over 30 years.
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It had clearly gone through a washing machine.
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Oh, Carol, that's why I did both surgeries on the same day.
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and a 22-year-old kid named Lou Gehrig stepped in.
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When we tape, I'll be wearing clear shorts.
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I can't say I'm surprised to hear that
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The network wants Fletch Trank to fill in anyway.
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It's just Dave's stuff. Here we are.
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- nobody can know that I'm blind! - I know.
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I hope he doesn't say no to all your amazing ideas.
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Wow. Thanks, Chuck.
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- [laughs] - Yeah, here we are.
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- Oh, I don't know. - All you have to do
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It's being alone.
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Oh, God. What have I done? This is gonna be a disaster.
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4:00 cable news hour in the entire country,
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- What? - It all ends now.
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Thanks doll! ♪ She is the best intern ♪
Aired a month ago - Apr 25, 2017

Katie, a frustrated cable news producer, is horrified when her mom, Carol, gets an internship at "The Breakdown." Despite Katie's best efforts, Carol is instantly beloved by the entire office, including blowhard veteran anchor Chuck. But when Katie hits a roadblock while producing a big story, she realizes that maybe having a mom at work isn't such a bad thing. MORE -LESS