Take My Wife

Take My Wife

  • Seasons:
  • 2
  • 1
A half-hour, single-camera original series that follows a young lesbian couple (Cameron Esposito and Rhea Butcher) as elements of their domestic life intersect with the underground standup showcase they co-host. Featuring Mary Lynn Rajskub, Paul F. Tompkins, Laura Kightlinger and Ron Funches.
A half-hour, single-camera original series that follows a young lesbian couple (Cameron Esposito and Rhea Butcher) as elements of their domestic life intersect with the underground standup showcase they co-host. Featuring Mary Lynn Rajskub, Paul F. Tompkins, Laura Kightlinger and Ron Funches.

Season 1 (6 episodes)

  • 1. Set-Up

    Original air date: 08/11/2016 Runtime: 30:13 min.

    Original air date: 08/11/2016 Runtime: 30:13 min. As stand-up comics and a couple, Cameron Esposito and Rhea Butcher have parallel challenges with comedy: Cameron experiences the lonely side of stand-up, while Rhea struggles to balance her passion and her day job.

  • 2. Punchline

    Original air date: 08/11/2016 Runtime: 22:37 min.

    Original air date: 08/11/2016 Runtime: 22:37 min. Onstage and offstage, entirely within a single performance of their weekly stand-up show, Cameron and Rhea wrangle the chaos that comes with hosting a bunch of comics. This episode gives a first-person view into those things a live stand-up audience doesn’t get to see.

  • 3. Applause Break

    Original air date: 08/11/2016 Runtime: 26:36 min.

    Original air date: 08/11/2016 Runtime: 26:36 min. In her newfound free time, Rhea finds increasingly silly reasons to avoid focusing on comedy. Cameron gets some harsh lessons in stand-up while opening for a big-deal headlining comic on tour.

  • 4. Opener

    Original air date: 08/11/2016 Runtime: 25:00 min.

    Original air date: 08/11/2016 Runtime: 25:00 min. Cameron and Rhea discuss their future, and get in over their heads babysitting an infant. While Cameron and Dave try to get out of trouble one way, Rhea finds help from Frances, their eccentric neighbor.

  • 5. Feature

    Original air date: 08/11/2016 Runtime: 28:16 min.

    Original air date: 08/11/2016 Runtime: 28:16 min. Cameron begins coaching a famous actress on how play a comic, but finds out the actress has other ideas. After a financial disaster, Rhea secretly returns to her old job.

  • 6. Headliner

    Original air date: 08/11/2016 Runtime: 22:59 min.

    Original air date: 08/11/2016 Runtime: 22:59 min. When Cameron is tempted by Melina the actress, and Rhea has to confront her student loan debt, they face a big decision together. Their neighbor Frances offers more surprising insight.