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Season 2

Aired 5 years ago - Nov 20, 2011

In the second-season finale, Ben wonders how to rescue CRISP and his friendship with Cam. Meanwhile, Domingo and Cam launch a PR blitz to clean up Rasta Monsta's image; Rachel seeks advice from a former mentor; and Kaplan parties one more time before going to jail.

Aired 5 years ago - Nov 13, 2011

Ben and Cam debate CRISP's future; Rene tracks down the origin of the Rasta Monsta tincture; Rachel celebrates a setback.

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You know, I resent these kind of implications.
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- So let me just get this straight. - Okay.
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How to get your kid to love kale and how to pick the perfect tongs.
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I'm not sure this is gonna work out.
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Yeah, he said third floor.
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Twice the size of gadzooks.
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Wait, slow down. What?
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All right, so is this like a deal breaker for you?
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Yeah, I do.
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He doesn't know anything about the rasta monsta weed spray.
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Yeah. I mean, I got to admit-
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And now that he's turning 50,
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This is a business.
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No. No tattoos.
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- Be careful. - They live in darkness.
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I gotta help him. He's gonna get killed in there.
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- Huh? You made perfume, rene? - No no no. No!
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So is there something you wanna tell me that I don't know?
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I mean, you're both fucking foxes, so what-
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You don't get it.
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- Hey. - You said she was done writing her article,
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no no no, use your words.
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She thinks we should do the licensing deal.
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We don't have investors. We don't even have time.
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But he didn't say anything about new England.
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- And a college road trip rolled into one.
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Fuck! I left my - I left my bag at the thing.
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This is what's wrong with the community in new york.
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- My man, that does not tickle. - For real.
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Jabar: Whole lot.
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- Cam's fucking partner! - Mm, okay okay.
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- What's the deal, ben? - What's up, man?
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Wait up, dude. Man, I got a second chance at life.
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Only cam would have a fucking viking stove in the projects.
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- Me? You hit us! - Yo, what the fuck are you doing?!
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Come on, debbie, you don't feel it?
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- You're serious? - Yeah.
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Hey listen, man,
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I can't work for somebody else, ben.
Aired 5 years ago - Nov 06, 2011

Ben senses a conflict of interest when Nancy sets CRISP up with a manufacturer named Yosi. Determined to bring some spice to Biscuit, Rachel disregards her boss and pursues an edgy lead. The Feds catch up with Kapo, Lulu warns Cam against selling out and Rasta Monsta incites the ire of the East Flatbush Caribbean League.

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You missed the best time last night, Ben.
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Yep, and because you guys have never worked with us before
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- It'll be a piece of cake. - His flight gets in at 11:00.
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I'm just trying to get a read on this dude.
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What? What do you mean he ain't gonna re-up?
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The dreads told Cruz that they want to sit down with you.
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Okay, listen, I can't really talk about this right now.
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They live in this huge Victorian.
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a wonderful little caterer in Union Square- called Noshables.
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Which one of you two is Ben Epstein?
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brought him here and gave him an opportunity.
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$150 million in sales, no rhinestones.
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This is the first thing I did when I bought this building-
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$10,000?
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♪ nobody cares ♪
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If Kapo okays the contract, do you think
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You fucked her? That's fucked up, Ben.
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This order can make us, man.
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You might remember me from your event on Chrystie Street.
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No. Where do you want to go to lunch though?
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I'm in the middle of a very important meeting right now.
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Oh shit.
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Hey, Tim.
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write an article about you for "Biscuit Magazine."
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which I feel like will like help sell magazines.
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Okay, so how many tattoos do you think you have at this point?
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- Yeah? - Yeah.
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but, Ben, I'm married. I am married married.
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All day I've been getting emails and messages,
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I can't have rastas threatening my soccer moms.
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Eddie.
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Look at your little griddle cake jump-off
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Uh, is everything you do centered on Ben?
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And at this point I just really want to know what the deal is.
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Look, I mean, my store has to maintain a certain cache of designers
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It's not like they asked us to put pink polka dots on the hoodies.
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Well, have you?
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♪ You coulda come from rema or you come from jungle ♪
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- An Escalade? - Yeah.
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there'll be no sit-down.
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Aired 5 years ago - Oct 30, 2011

Ben and Cam charm two young out-of-towners; Rene tries to make amends with Debbie; Rachel goes from lost to alive in a single day.

Aired 5 years ago - Oct 23, 2011

Ben and Rachel's platonic friendship is tested; Cam scores a plum location for CRISP shoot; Renee collects debt.

Aired 5 years ago - Oct 16, 2011

CRISP lands a promising but unpaid gig; Rachel gives Ben a lavish gift; Cam raises money for a river-view apartment; Rene shoots a Rasta Monsta viral video.

Aired 5 years ago - Oct 09, 2011

Ben and Cam are stuck between two sales reps and a hard place; Rene leans on a client; Rachel lands a new job at Biscuit magazine, and lights up with Domingo.

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I want not to be late.
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Let's do this.
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With something as special as crisp?
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It's cool. It's cool. I'd be the same way.
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All right, yeah.
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I don't know what to tell you. It's ad thing you have two daughters.
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What's that? What do you mean?
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Why exactly should I hire you
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With baking the perfect red velvet ccake, for instance.
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Rene, I've been trying to call you.
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Ow.
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To get the suburbs sipping my drink.
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Well, if ben wants to get in barney's,
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And you and me?
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Oh my god, I can't believe you sold out of this garbage so fast.
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Yeah.
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We should probably get our samples back, right?
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♪ I'm just a rebel, yeah, I'm a rebel buck... ♪
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You record this stunt, put it on the internet.
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Well, I mean there's the cost of producing the videos
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I'm sorry.
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Real nice, you guys. Fucking marshmallow.
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Just fill out these papers and drop them at my office downstairs.
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See, the only formula my moms taught me
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In town for a jack johnson concert.
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Be honest with me.
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'cause, see, I don't do this up-and-back sort of thing.
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Enjoy your weekend. Shabbat shalom.
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Aha! We got you. Safety first.
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- Sit him down. Sit him down. - Come on, come over here.
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What do you think?
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Enjoy.
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Both: Hey.
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Cam, we lost our sales rep to come here. Now we can't even go in.
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They used to call me muther shucker.
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I love getting the job.
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Like blondie and sprouse and nancy.
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Who brought the first pair of $100 jeans
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But we have some of our stuff in her store.
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I'll bet. I want to hear everything.
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Yeah. It started when I was a kid, with mittens.
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'cause I saw pictures on the fridge. Wow.
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All right, just put the toy back. Let's get out of here, come on.
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- What? - Watch this, son. What's up?
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Fuck it. That's not our world.
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You're the fucking worst.
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I skate for me now.
Aired 5 years ago - Oct 02, 2011

Ben and Cam look for a way to market their CRISP attire in New York after a promising debut in Tokyo. Meanwhile, Rene's new Rasta Monsta billboard is a hit with everyone except his girlfriend; and Rachel returns from a soul-searching trip abroad, but she's still not over Ben.

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- How you doing? - Hi, guys.
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Domingo: What about sweet pea over there?
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Lulu d., looking radiant today.
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- Yeah. - I'm really sorry, guys. I know I promised,
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Yep, they're super hot right now.
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Okay, so two dozen?
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But not as big as debbie's booty.
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We gotta do something to get people talking about crisp.
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Not the blow, but what if we got some girls
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And I'll reach out to obama, see if the homie can make it.
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Debbie. Debbie, wait.
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And for some dumb reason, I decided to believe you.
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Look, we just want something edgy and shocking
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Bear with us here.
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It must have got caught in my not-a-shot-in-hell mail folder.
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A fashion event?
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"can I get a job?" you know, "should I hit this party?"
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It's a pop-up shop on orchard.
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How you likin' the stets of new york?
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So how does that work, fellas?
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Why are you melting down right now?
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Do you think, like, I'm too nice to make it as a designer?
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Would at least choose a picture that had my smile in it.
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I promise you won't even know he's there.
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We're over tees. We're trying to get into proper haberdashery.
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Have you heard from ben and cam? I keep getting voicemail.
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Yo, how cool is little man right there,
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Now we've got these fetish girls, but...
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Why would you smoke with the neanderthals anyway?
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* love's so hard to find when someone's on your mind *
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Dunk his head in some water for five seconds.
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oh my god. Ah!
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Oh, that's so sick- you have a boyfriend.
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Hi.
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Who's asking?
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- next billboard, I promise you'll see it.
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- Shoot him! - I got you.
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One, two... - One, two...
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This is crisp. This is our story right here.
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- Green baskets. - Like reclaimed fabric, or-
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