Merc ultimately dismisses the original star, an elder, distinguished, gentleman, for 'Friends' actor 'Matt Le Blanc', a charming, yet manipulative beast, with a grocery list of demands.In the wake of King Uther’s sudden death, chaos threatens to engulf Britain.When the sorcerer Merlin has visions of a dark future, he installs the young and impetuous Arthur, Uther’s unknown son and heir, who has been raised from birth as a commoner.Matt Le Blanc stars as Matt Le Blanc in EPISODES, the hilarious comedy series about remaking a comedy series.When husband and wife writing team Sean and Beverly set out to reproduce their British TV hit for an American network, all of their worst fears come true as Hollywood lives up to its reputation for absurdity.It doesn't take long for them to figure out that Hollywood is a place where deals are made and broken in the same breath.
Not only does the network cast Matt Le Blanc in the starring role, but Matt takes the lead in deviously twisting their beloved series into a terrible cliché, while testing the couple's marriage with diversions and temptations.British writer-producers Beverly and Sean Lincoln (Tamsin Greig and Stephen Mangan), have a wonderful marriage and a hit TV series to their credit. Until Merc Lapidus (John Pankow), a Hollywood network executive, gushes over their series at a gala.Merc is certain that a remake of the show will go over well with an American audience.After making the Lincolns a lucrative offer, they pack up and ship out to the States.
Faced with profound moral decisions, and the challenge of uniting a kingdom broken by war and steeped in deception, Arthur will be tested beyond imagination. The sorcerer Merlin appoints the not so known son and heir Arthur as the king who was raised as a commoner, but his half sister has other plans.
Forget everything you think you know…this is the story of Camelot that has never been told before.