Party Down (2009–2010)
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James Ellison Funeral 

The funeral of a patriarch goes awry when the deceased's mistress arrives to pay her last repects. Kyle is mesmerized by the possibility of learning the blues from a real bluesman.

Director:

Fred Savage

Writers:

John Enbom (teleplay), John Enbom (story) | 5 more credits »

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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Adam Scott ... Henry Pollard
Ken Marino ... Ron Donald
Megan Mullally ... Lydia Dunfree
Ryan Hansen ... Kyle Bradway
Martin Starr ... Roman DeBeers
Lizzy Caplan ... Casey Klein
Tamala Jones ... Mary Ellison
Loretta Devine ... Diane Ellison
Arden Myrin ... Vanna De Milo
Lee Weaver ... William
David L. King ... Andrew
Trevor Wall Trevor Wall ... Walter
Rafael J. Noble ... Edgar (as Rafael J. Noblé)
Javier Estrella Javier Estrella ... Morris Haines
Scott Michael Morgan ... Scruffy Man
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Storyline

The funeral of a patriarch goes awry when the deceased's mistress arrives to pay her last repects. Kyle is mesmerized by the possibility of learning the blues from a real bluesman.

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Genres:

Comedy

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Details

Release Date:

14 May 2010 (USA) See more »

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Production Co:

Slaverats See more »
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Trivia

Casey is making a Judd Apatow's movie with Seth Rogen. Lizzy Caplan had a small role as Sara in the TV show "Freaks and Geeks", produced by Judd Apatow and starred Seth Rogen. See more »

Goofs

When the coffin with Ron inside is opened up the smoke that is seen is being blown from behind the coffin is visibly not coming from within. See more »

Quotes

[in regards to a white mistress at a black man's funeral]
Black man: I saw her come in and I was like 'Who here came down with a case of jungle fever?'
Mary: Right, like any of these guys...
Roman DeBeers: Actually, you have it reversed. Her lusting after him, thats jungle fever.
Black man: I think it applies generally.
Roman DeBeers: No, technically its white on black.
Mary: Because black people live in the jungle?
Roman DeBeers: Not all, obviously. Just no white people do.
Black man: Well what term would you use to refer to a black person lusting after a white person?
Roman DeBeers: Temperate ...
[...]
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Connections

References Jungle Fever (1991) See more »

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