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Comedy, Drama

DESCRIPTION

Trying to make a name for themselves in New York's competitive fashion scene, Ben Epstein and his friend and business partner Cam Calderon use their street knowledge and connections to bring their ambitions to fruition. With the help of Cam's cousin Rene, who is trying to market his own high-energy drink, and their well-connected friend Domingo, the burgeoning entrepreneurs set out to make it big, encountering obstacles along the way that will require all their ingenuity to overcome.

Season 1

Aired 9 years ago - Apr 04, 2010

Cam suspects Rene of having something to do with the theft of the Rasta Monsta truck.

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So meet me at the police station, all right?
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So nobody you interviewed outside of the diner saw anything?
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Yeah, I guess the right thing to do is cancel
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So see you there in an hour?
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What the fuck is this, bro?
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Of course we are. Yeah. Yeah, you'll have them by tonight.
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Oh, shut up. You're not cursed. Stop. - Well, we're not blessed.
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Things come and go. Money comes and goes. T-shirts come and go.
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He told you what?
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Damage claim? What you talking about, damage claim?
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Calling me about a drop-off tonight? Did you not cancel?
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go s rene.
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About the budget for this place.
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With that said, you should hire edie.
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I mean-- - darren, I don't know if there's an us anymore.
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- Eddie: How's that? - Mike: Go up.
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Is there someplace we could talk in private real fast?
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Rene, here's something a smart man
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And you just... Smile.
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Stuffed with parmesan? - I know that bacon makes everything taste better.
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- Are you guys gonna be okay? - Yeah yeah,
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I don't know. Honestly, I don't wanna know,
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Have potentially committed my third strike for some sort of fraud.
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Yeah. - Just give us back our fucking shirts!
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Or my truck again. You got me?
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I already doubled my zoloft intake for today.
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Little by little, million by million.
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Tres generaciones-- por favor.
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I tried calling you. I came to your house.
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Look. I'm sorry if I let you down at all. You know?
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Yo, donald.
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it's the tooth fairy coming to knock your teeth out.
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And I owe, just like you.
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You know, I was really impressed
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* people are changing *
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* love, love is the answer *
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- That is correct. - Huh.
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- It was-- - it was a little off.
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All right. Wherever that dart lands,
Aired 10 years ago - Mar 28, 2010

While Ben is getting tight with Julie, Rachel is put off by Darren's sudden offer to let her and Edie design a hotel. To pay off an overdue debt to Rene, Cam and Ben agree to hand out Rasta Monsta samples at Union Square, but cut the job short to retrieve their tees from the silk screener. Rene agrees to meet with John Lardner, the Jamaica-based owner of Rasta Monsta, about taking over North American distribution rights to the drink. But Rene's parole officer Norm wants to be part of the meeting. MORE -LESS

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This is standard practice, buddy. We're not trying to hustle you.
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- What? - Hold the door.
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Your boyfriend just called to offer us his hotel...
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- Darren asked me to move in with him. - What did you say?
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If the situation is at all uncomfortable,
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I thought you guys were making jeans.
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But I do love you.
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Work off how?
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Four times, you get that crazy reaction,
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Rasta monsta happens to be the finest beverage
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Yeah. - Yo, let's go. Yo, charlie, what's up?
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* must be dementia, that you ever thought *
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Pick it up.
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I'm on my way and your ass better be there, man.
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And you'll have them tripping over each other to book a suite.
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I wasn't giving death stares.
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- Are you shitting us? - No, I'm not shitting you.
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Which is huge by the way.
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- For this kind of thing. - Yeah, it is.
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Come on, let's go.
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You guys look like you're waiting for the principal.
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Until I came to visit my newest parolee
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- Rasta monsta. - Never heard of it.
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Fine. Then I'm coming with you.
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Um, I--- it's beautiful!
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You see manipulation. I see romance.
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Rene. - I was expecting you to be jamaican.
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Hello? - Yo, " frankie goes to harajuku."
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Not wasted enough. - What, are you trying to take advantage of me now?
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This is the break
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I'm in my 30s. I'm being swallowed up
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- Really? - We are doing this hotel.
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I made rasta monsta big in my hood,
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I'm not gonna lie to you, john--
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The same way it changed me.
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I'm watching you, compadre.
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Oh shit!
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Fuck! Fuck!
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There's no time. We've got no money.
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I'll call you later. - * I called to say I'm on the way *
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No no. Not at all, actually.
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That's what I'm talking about, baby! -
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Chasing pussy? No doubt. Come here, man.
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Because you are looking at the new north american
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- Yeah. - that's right.
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And I'm drunk because my life is a fucking mess,
Aired 10 years ago - Mar 21, 2010

Despite a fresh infusion of cash from Kaplan, Ben and Cam find it hard to meet Hidemi's vintage-tee quota of 300, until Julie, an attractive retail employee, helps bail them out. Rene gets advice on handling an impending schoolyard showdown with Flaco, the contractor he suspects of stealing his (illgotten) money. Rachel's field trip to Connecticut to check on a behind-schedule carpenter ends with Darren taking her to his childhood home - and then popping a commitment question on their drive back to Manhattan. MORE -LESS

Aired 10 years ago - Mar 14, 2010

After running into a successful designer on the street, Ben and Cam hook up with Hidemi, a top Japanese buyer, but their business takes a surprising detour when they show him their none-too-Crisp jean sample. Meanwhile, Rene runs into unexpected problems locating cash stashed in the basement of a woman who's divorcing his ne'er-do-well cousin Tito. Rachel, hoping to bring fresh energy to her relationship with Darren, is flummoxed by his euphoric reaction to the party drug Ecstasy. MORE -LESS

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He's obviously not looking to talk. Whatever, man.
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- It's good. - Same old same old?
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Business meetings and seeing my mother. Next time I'm in town,
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- Yeah, he's in the back. - He's in the back?
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Yeah, probably because I thought you needed some money.
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So put your stinky-ass feet into those adidas and let's get moving.
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Yo, bro, I believe it. You both crazy.
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Depends. I mean, you got something I can check out?
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You did. - Now they're back and hot again.
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Thank you, man.
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Those cheez doodles are more than just a snack to darren.
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Are you not ready to move on?
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What? You think I'm gonna die living in the l.E.S.?
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I'm gonna be living where there's fun in the sun, son.
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- And you are? - Cam. From crisp denim.
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What the fuck you want?
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- Rosa: You're getting a divorce? - I know tito's your blood
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- Gracias. - Mm-hmm.
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And the rest of 'em got nothing to live for
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he needs yoga.
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They're exactly what you wanted.
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- What about the meeting tonight? - What about it?
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I'm a dick? Well, at least I can admit
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It's cool.
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I was an ass this morning when I ate the cheez doodles.
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Yeah, I never did it. I was always such a jock in school.
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There was no such thing as a divorce.
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This is what tito does?
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And I got to explain to her where it came from,
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What happened to my rec room?
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You'd better be fucking kidding me, tito.
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- What money? - The money you stole.
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I got the money from my father, you scummy piece of shit.
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Nothing, grandma. Look, I-- I'll explain this later.
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Boy #2: Yeah!
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Hey, we've just got to sit and wait.
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- It's that good, huh? - Yeah.
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It's been a long time.
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That sounds like his car coming up now.
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Yup. Flaco was always lucky.
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Aired 10 years ago - Mar 07, 2010

Edie, Rachel's boss, is throwing her a birthday party, and Ben is upset to learn that Rachel's new boyfriend Darren is going to attend it. Ben tries to occupy his time by hanging out with Kaplan, Cam and Domingo.

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Uh-oh. Here we go.
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- Ta-ta. - Bye, dad!
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That-- darren!
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Are you fucking with me? - No, I am not fucking with you.
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There she is, the special birthday girl.
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Odelay! I can't wait to meet darren.
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Looking ahead to the year to come.
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Pfft! Is he seriously grilling me right now?
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But we booked a gig in philly, so--
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These sliding room dividers.
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Stop that!
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Just like that-- another year down, huh? - I know, another year.
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That-- that would be nice.
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I think I might be better off just hopping
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Right.
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I just went from having no guys at my birthday
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Really? Both of you now?
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No go. I got dinner uptown with my auntie.
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It's no big deal. - So, can you hook it up with a black tie or what?
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Are we on for dinner pre-ave?
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Money in my pocket.
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- she works - --leftover rotting food.
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Yeah, she's having this small dinner tonight
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- As andre vipolis. - V-I-p-o-l-I-s.
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Call me when you get this, man.
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♪ you say you want passion ♪
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♪ girl, you know I-I-I ♪
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- Oh, that's nice. - Yeah.
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It's fine with me. Of course. It's cool.
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Nothing.
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Well, no. Not exactly.
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- Yeah yeah, he's with us. - You know I always got you guys,
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I can't believe you're gonna fuckin' do this to me, man.
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It's still early, david. Relax.
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Losers from wall street who think that anyone still cares about their money.
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- Really? - Yeah.
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I'm not serious.
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Because I just want to say a few words about the birthday girl.
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We've grown very close.
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Let's see what you got, darren. Um-- okay.
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But I just thought it would be nice
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Things happen for a reason and I'm glad that they do.
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♪ if it wasn't for the bronx ♪
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We could roll together, hmm?
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Sorry. Too late, edie. You snooze, you lose.
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You know what, let me get this bag of cheez doodles.
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Uh, well, I guess I'll just give you two a minute.
Aired 10 years ago - Feb 28, 2010

Rene tries to buy out his marketing partners. Rachel rethinks her future when she sees Ben. Ben and Cam work on finding a tailor for their denim business.

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- Our meeting got pushed? - No.
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Oh, I read about you in " women's wear daily."
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But apply it to a modern pair of jeans.
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- For one pair of jeans? - It's your blueprint.
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That's a clever contraption though.
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No. - Yes, my college roommate's in town for 72 hours.
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there he is,
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Well, maybe if you put it somewhere where people will see it.
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You ever see this rasta monsta?
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Tell your friends all about that, okay? You got it.
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Mike, do you realize the gems I just brought you here?
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It takes months before they can even kick you out.
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Oh, great, it's david kaplan.
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Well, tonight is - is goth night at avenue,
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- We'll do it another time. - O-- okay.
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And I always wished I had a father like him.
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- Which is why I love you. - You look amazing.
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The concept caught on, we got a little grant
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How are you? How's work? How's--
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We're having our teacher's union meeting today.
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Mom, I do feed myself.
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Well, how is she doing?
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- What's going on? - Nice to see you, rene.
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There is no marketing, okay?
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You guys are fucked up.
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- Get 'em while they're hot! - Yo, man,
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Trying to get a bite of my pizza. That fool ain't in china.
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- Peace, dude. - Yeah, peace, man.
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Because it's been a while since you came looking for me.
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Dad, a lot of people have made a lot of money making jeans.
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Ben, I love you. You've got so much talent.
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Have a good day.
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♪ coming home like a letter bomb ♪
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But like most of you, I grew up without a father.
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There's a puerto rican chick in the supreme court.
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In your livery cabs, in your strip joints.
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5% sounds better.
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yo yo, take home a legend!
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Wilfredo's a legend. He's the illest skater in new york city.
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But he lost his mind. And you know why he's not at the x games?
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I quit.
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Thank you, - secondly, any ambitious do-gooder with airfare
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Squeeze the most out of their tiny apartments.
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- Man: And? - And I will do that.
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How hostile? That's up to you, bro.
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What happened? He dissed us?
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- -$1500 for the sample.
Aired 10 years ago - Feb 21, 2010

Ben and Cam find themselves in debt again to Rene and search for investors to get their jean line off and running. Later, Ben meets with Rachel to discuss their latest encounter.

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* clearly you've given merit and cherish 'em better with time... *
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I'm good. So what you got?
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Uh, yeah, I'd be happy to make some calls,
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It's gonna be high-end premium denim.
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He's a teacher that sold his apparel company for $8 million.
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Bubba, you want to know the secret to selling jeans?
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- Rene. - Oh. Danny.
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Crime doesn't pay and that's all behind me now.
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In fact, if you're ever looking for a partner for bingo night,
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No more prison for him, huh?
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Cool. - Now let me ask you a question:
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You'd be the man if you could do that.
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You wanted to get together later,
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- All right. Bye. - Bye.
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Could you keep your voice down and not get us killed up here, please?
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She broke up with you.
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- Feeling. - No, are you feeling it?
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Let's roll. - It's a pleasure to meet you, mr. Calderon.
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- okay? - Good boy.
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So it gives edie the excuse to be totally insane.
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I want to apologize.
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So what's up with that guy, anyway?
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I'm not doing that thing.
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Made you come over there and say things that you just didn't mean?
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All it took was seeing the naked hotel guy in your window and--
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- Yeah. - So, you and rachel- - are you guys back together?
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That's like a honda with the rims and the navigation system.
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- Hey, what's up, man? - It's good.
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- Yo, domingo... - What?
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Who's that, your shrink?
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John, is it all right if I introduce you
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You guys wanna join us for a cocktail?
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I'll ask him at the right time.
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* under the old black magic called love *
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I should be getting it on with miss carole somewhere.
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And our new denim line- crisp denim.
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What's this gonna cost me?
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- Thank you. - You've got it, man.
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I know you guys are into that downtown art scene and all so...
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Oh, yeah, he's a graffiti legend.
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He is a fashion designer, stupid.
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He got called out of town last minute on some urgent converse business,
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Well, we're looking for a good denim manufacturer.
Aired 10 years ago - Feb 14, 2010

In the series premiere, Brooklynites Ben and Cam, decide to use their entrepreneurial skills to get a hold of some quick cash to pay back a loan. Also, Ben's ex-girlfriend decides to finally move on from Ben.