Cooper Barrett's Guide to Surviving Life

Cooper Barrett's Guide to Surviving Life

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COOPER BARRETT’S GUIDE TO SURVIVING LIFE is a new comedy that explores what we all go through on our way to figuring out what life is all about. COOPER BARRETT will guide us through the messy ordeal, so that our lives don’t have to be nearly the entertaining disaster that Cooper’s is turning out to be. COOPER BARRETT’S GUIDE TO SURVIVING LIFE airs Sundays at 8:30/7:30c on FOX.
COOPER BARRETT’S GUIDE TO SURVIVING LIFE is a new comedy that explores what we all go through on our way to figuring out what life is all about. COOPER BARRETT will guide us through the messy ordeal, so that our lives don’t have to be nearly the entertaining disaster that Cooper’s is turning out to be. COOPER BARRETT’S GUIDE TO SURVIVING LIFE airs Sundays at 8:30/7:30c on FOX.

Season 1 (13 episodes)

  • 1. Pilot

    Original air date: 12/24/2015 Runtime: 21:31 min.

    Original air date: 12/24/2015 Runtime: 21:31 min. A couple years out of college, Cooper Barrett still doesn't have his dream job, he's possibly fallen for his across-the-hall neighbor, Kelly Bishop, and he can’t seem to avoid major trouble, along with his roommates, Neal and Barry. Rounding out the gang is Cooper’s older brother, Josh, who is constantly popping in to hang with the fellas and get some peace from his wife, Leslie, and their kids. Cooper struggles through the messy and hilarious disasters of life after college – a night in jail, crazy ex-girlfriends, going broke – giving us guidance so we can avoid the same mistakes.

  • 2. How to Survive Insufficient Funds

    Original air date: 01/10/2016 Runtime: 21:44 min.

    Original air date: 01/10/2016 Runtime: 21:44 min. After sales for their hangover cure are slower than expected, the guys decide to take part in a drug trial for quick cash, but their plans are unexpectedly derailed by Paula Abdul. Meanwhile, Kelly faces an awkward situation after spending time with Leslie and Josh.

  • 3. How to Survive Being a Plus One

    Original air date: 01/17/2016 Runtime: 21:34 min.

    Original air date: 01/17/2016 Runtime: 21:34 min. When Kelly gets invited to her ex-boyfriend's wedding in Mexico, she doesn't want to show up alone - so she decides to bring Cooper as her plus one. But when getting to the wedding becomes a south-of-the-border logistical nightmare, Cooper enlists Neal, Barry, Josh and Leslie to come to their rescue.

  • 4. How to Survive Losing Your Phone

    Original air date: 02/14/2016 Runtime: 21:30 min.

    Original air date: 02/14/2016 Runtime: 21:30 min. Cooper faces the ultimate, life-halting devastation when he loses his phone, and the guys stop at nothing to help him get it back. Meanwhile, Leslie and Kelly’s karaoke duet turns into an all-out bar brawl.

  • 5. How to Survive Your Roommate's Girlfriend

    Original air date: 02/21/2016 Runtime: 21:20 min.

    Original air date: 02/21/2016 Runtime: 21:20 min. When Barry and his new girlfriend, Ashley, seem to be moving too fast, Cooper, Neal and Kelly try to intervene before he gets in too deep. Meanwhile, Josh's attempt to outshine his co-worker leads him into dangerous territory.

  • 6. How to Survive Your Horrible Landlord

    Original air date: 03/06/2016 Runtime: 21:25 min.

    Original air date: 03/06/2016 Runtime: 21:25 min. When Kelly tells Cooper that the state of his apartment is ruining their chances at taking their relationship to the next level, he sets a meeting with their landlord, Virgil, in an attempt to fix things around the gang’s place. But after their first meeting takes a turn for the worse, an epic battle between landlord and tenant ensues.

  • 7. How to Survive Old Friends

    Original air date: 03/13/2016 Runtime: 21:46 min.

    Original air date: 03/13/2016 Runtime: 21:46 min. When Cameron, the gang's old friend from college, wants to crash at Cooper's apartment, everyone is excited to see him. But after he quickly wears out his welcome, the guys will try anything to get him out for good.

  • 8. How to Survive Your Crazy Ex

    Original air date: 04/03/2016 Runtime: 21:21 min.

    Original air date: 04/03/2016 Runtime: 21:21 min. Cooper’s ex-girlfriend resurfaces in a way that results in some serious public humiliation for him. Neal tries to intervene, but things quickly spiral out of control. Meanwhile, Kelly meets a new guy who shares her love of competition and Josh tries his hardest to keep Leslie out of group hangouts.

  • 9. How to Survive Working with Friends

    Original air date: 04/10/2016 Runtime: 21:37 min.

    Original air date: 04/10/2016 Runtime: 21:37 min. As Barry's Grandmother's Hangover Cure gains momentum in the marketplace, Cooper is getting all the credit, which leaves Barry and Neil frustrated. But when a rival CEO attempts to snatch the hangover cure crown away from them, the gang will have to band together to retain it.

  • 10. How to Survive Your Parents' Visit

    Original air date: 04/17/2016 Runtime: 21:17 min.

    Original air date: 04/17/2016 Runtime: 21:17 min. When Cooper and Josh’s parents come to visit, the boys try to be on their best behavior, but things change when their Dad reveals a secret leading to a crazy night and a run-in with rapper Juicy J. Meanwhile, Barry tries to help Neal overcome an unappealing addiction.

  • 11. How to Survive Your Emotional Baggage

    Original air date: 06/12/2016 Runtime: 21:05 min.

    Original air date: 06/12/2016 Runtime: 21:05 min. A potential buyer for Barry’s Grandma’s Hangover Cure turns out to be an old classmate of Cooper and Neal’s, with whom Neal refuses to work, due to an issue from their past. Meanwhile, after a pipe bursts in her apartment, Kelly stays with Josh and Leslie and becomes obsessed with discovering what’s behind a secret door in their home.

  • 12. How to Survive Dating

    Original air date: 06/12/2016 Runtime: 21:21 min.

    Original air date: 06/12/2016 Runtime: 21:21 min. To make Cooper jealous, Kelly agrees to go out on a date with one of Josh’s clients. But Cooper retaliates by taking out a younger girl. Meanwhile, Neal and Barry end up dating a polyamorous girl – together.

  • 13. How to Survive Your Birthday

    Original air date: 06/26/2016 Runtime: 21:18 min.

    Original air date: 06/26/2016 Runtime: 21:18 min. Cooper, whose birthdays are always a disaster, drunkenly stumbles into a surprise party Kelly has thrown for him... while he's in Ramona's arms. And it only gets worse from there. Meanwhile, Josh and Leslie contemplate having another child.