Kidding

Kidding

  • Seasons:
  • 1
As Jeff's life continues to unravel, he begins to push back against the limits of the well-oiled machine that is Mr. Pickles’ Puppet Time, and of his executive producer, Seb. Seb fears Jeff’s mental state could ruin the branding empire they’ve built, and thus begins preparing the show for a life after Jeff, while Deirdre, the head puppet maker, grapples with her own personal and professional life issues.
As Jeff's life continues to unravel, he begins to push back against the limits of the well-oiled machine that is Mr. Pickles’ Puppet Time, and of his executive producer, Seb. Seb fears Jeff’s mental state could ruin the branding empire they’ve built, and thus begins preparing the show for a life after Jeff, while Deirdre, the head puppet maker, grapples with her own personal and professional life issues.

Season 1 (15 episodes)

  • 1. Green Means Go

    Original air date: 09/09/2018 Runtime: 32:19 min.

    Original air date: 09/09/2018 Runtime: 32:19 min. Jeff Pickles decides it’s time to talk about death on Mr. Pickles’ Puppet Time. His executive producer, Seb, feels that Mr. Pickles the persona and Jeff Pickles the person need to remain separate. Deirdre punishes her daughter Maddy for not eating her veggies.

  • 2. Pusillanimous

    Original air date: 09/16/2018 Runtime: 29:34 min.

    Original air date: 09/16/2018 Runtime: 29:34 min. Jeff makes a rash decision that could affect the ability of the show to continue. Seb strategizes how to rebuild Jeff’s image. The two disagree about how Jeff can repair his family. Deirdre tries to learn more about what’s happening while Maddy is at her piano lesson. Jeff’s son Will decides to let loose with his new friends.

  • 3. Every Pain Needs a Name

    Original air date: 09/23/2018 Runtime: 28:31 min.

    Original air date: 09/23/2018 Runtime: 28:31 min. Jeff tries to fix his heartbreak. Deirdre deals with her daughter’s developing medical condition. Seb outlines the future of Mr. Pickles’ Puppet Time without Jeff. Jeff tries to get Will off pot by giving him a hobby.

  • 4. Bye, Mom

    Original air date: 09/30/2018 Runtime: 28:39 min.

    Original air date: 09/30/2018 Runtime: 28:39 min. Jeff deals with a one-night stand. Jill learns that Jeff has been sending money to someone behind her back and confronts him.

  • 5. The New You

    Original air date: 10/07/2018 Runtime: 29:30 min.

    Original air date: 10/07/2018 Runtime: 29:30 min. Jeff decides to step out of his comfort zone. Seb tries to get Jeff on board with new changes for Puppet Time, as well as his ice skating show – Pickles On Ice, starring Tara Lipinski.

  • 6. The Cookie

    Original air date: 10/14/2018 Runtime: 29:08 min.

    Original air date: 10/14/2018 Runtime: 29:08 min. Will tries to honor his brother in a unique way. Jeff decides to make some changes to Pickles on Ice. Deirdre lets her anger out on Maddy. Jeff tries to convince Vivian to continue with her treatment.

  • 7. Kintsugi

    Original air date: 10/21/2018 Runtime: 29:41 min.

    Original air date: 10/21/2018 Runtime: 29:41 min. Jeff goes off script and starts to speak more honestly to children on Puppet Time as Seb panics that Jeff will soon have to appear on live television for the National Tree Lighting Ceremony. Deirdre and Scott get a new visitor from Japan – Mr. Pickles-San. The Pickles have Thanksgiving as a family.

  • 8. Philliam

    Original air date: 10/28/2018 Runtime: 30:01 min.

    Original air date: 10/28/2018 Runtime: 30:01 min. Jeff meets the son of his pen pal, an inmate on death row, and decides to help him.

  • 9. LT. Pickles

    Original air date: 11/04/2018 Runtime: 25:37 min.

    Original air date: 11/04/2018 Runtime: 25:37 min. Jeff wonders if he’s having a breakdown or a breakthrough. Will gets into trouble at school. Scott confronts Deirdre about her feelings for Mr. Pickles-San. Seb decides to make a last-minute change to Pickles on Ice while Jeff is away.

  • 10. Some Day

    Original air date: 11/11/2018 Runtime: 27:30 min.

    Original air date: 11/11/2018 Runtime: 27:30 min. Everyone in Jeff’s life deals with the results of the speech Jeff made on national television.

  • 101. About Kidding Season 1

    Runtime: 2:46 min.

    Runtime: 2:46 min. Go behind the scenes of SHOWTIME's new original series Kidding. Jim Carrey, Judy Greer, Catherine Keener, Frank Langella, and Creator/Executive Producer Dave Holstein discuss the creation and inspiration underlying the show. Starring Jim Carrey, Frank Langella, Catherine Keener and Judy Greer.

  • 102. Meet the Pickles

    Runtime: 2:06 min.

    Runtime: 2:06 min. Go behind the scenes with the cast of Kidding and meet the family behind the magic, The Pickles. Starring Jim Carrey, Frank Langella, Catherine Keener and Judy Greer.

  • 103. Mr Pickles' Puppet Time

    Runtime: 3:46 min.

    Runtime: 3:46 min. Go behind the scenes of Kidding with puppeteers, Patrick and Sean Johnson, as they discuss all of the puppets that are used throughout the series.

  • 104. Scene Set Up With Jim Carrey

    Runtime: 1:01 min.

    Runtime: 1:01 min. Jim Carrey sits down to discuss Kidding and the scene in which his character, Jeff Pickles, shaves his head thereby breaking the norm. Starring Jim Carrey, Frank Langella, Catherine Keener and Judy Greer.

  • 105. Shooting Shaina's Sequence

    Runtime: 1:52 min.

    Runtime: 1:52 min. A behind-the-scenes look at how the sequence of Shaina’s (Riki Lindholme) transformation, after being inspired by watching “Mr. Pickles’ Puppet Time,” was filmed, side-by-side with how the scene played on screen in episode 3. Starring Jim Carrey, Frank Langella, Catherine Keener and Judy Greer.