Eastbound & Down

Eastbound & Down

HBO presents Season One of this delightfully subversive comedy series starring Danny McBride as a once-fireballing pitcher who finds himself out of baseball and reduced to teaching Phys Ed at the North Carolina school he once attended.
HBO presents Season One of this delightfully subversive comedy series starring Danny McBride as a once-fireballing pitcher who finds himself out of baseball and reduced to teaching Phys Ed at the North Carolina school he once attended.

Season 1 (6 episodes)

  • 1. Chapter 1

    Original air date: 02/15/2009 Runtime: 29:43 min.

    Original air date: 02/15/2009 Runtime: 29:43 min. Series premiere. Burned out and broke, former big-league pitcher Kenny Powers returns home to North Carolina to teach PE at the local middle school he once attended--and sets his sights on winning back his high-school flame April.

  • 2. Chapter 2

    Original air date: 02/22/2009 Runtime: 26:05 min.

    Original air date: 02/22/2009 Runtime: 26:05 min. To avoid selling his beloved jet ski, Kenny looks to score some extra cash by pitching himself as spokesman for a local luxury-car dealership. Later Kenny and his driver, Clegg, make a memorable cameo appearance at the middle-school dance.

  • 3. Chapter 3

    Original air date: 03/01/2009 Runtime: 26:35 min.

    Original air date: 03/01/2009 Runtime: 26:35 min. Kenny enlists the fawning Stevie to be his personal assistant. Meanwhile, Dustin's wife Cassie offers to sell Kenny's baseball memorabilia on eBay, while Kenny gets serious about getting in shape by any means possible.

  • 4. Chapter 4

    Original air date: 03/08/2009 Runtime: 27:07 min.

    Original air date: 03/08/2009 Runtime: 27:07 min. Kenny looks to rekindle an old flame at a barbecue hosted by April and Cutler; Stevie cuts a greatest hits DVD for his favorite ballplayer in hopes of getting Kenny a big-league tryout.

  • 5. Chapter 5

    Original air date: 03/15/2009 Runtime: 29:51 min.

    Original air date: 03/15/2009 Runtime: 29:51 min. Convinced he's lost his stuff, Kenny decides to give up his comeback dreams and move on as a working stiff--but his resolve is tested by arrogant car dealer Ashley Schaeffer and his new pet celebrity, a major-league arch-nemesis named Reg Mackworthy.

  • 6. Chapter 6

    Original air date: 03/22/2009 Runtime: 29:27 min.

    Original air date: 03/22/2009 Runtime: 29:27 min. In the Season One finale, Kenny says goodbye to his life as a schoolteacher--and bids farewell to Dustin and his family--after he's tendered a big-league job offer in Tampa.