Bored to Death
Jonathan Ames, a young Brooklyn writer, is feeling lost. He's just gone through a painful break-up, thanks in part to his drinking, can't write his second novel, and carouses too much with his magazine editor. Rather than face reality, Jonathan turns instead to his fantasies — moonlighting as a private detective — because he wants to be a hero and a man of action.Bored to Death featuring Jason Schwartzman and Zach Galifianakis has one or more episodes streaming on HBO, streaming with subscription on Prime Video, available for purchase on iTunes, and 5 others. It's a comedy and crime show with 24 episodes over 3 seasons. Bored to Death is no longer running and has no plans to air new episodes or seasons. It has a better than average Rotten Tomatoes (critics) score of 71% and a high IMDb audience rating of 7.9 (29,038 votes).
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Season 1Prime Video | HBO | Rent or Buy
S01 E01Sep 21, 2009
Stockholm Syndrome Sep 21, 2009 Broken up after his breakup with his girlfriend Suzanne, Jonathan Ames reads through Farewell My Lovely, his favorite book by Raymond Chandler. Enlivened by the novel, Ames places an online advertisement as an unlicensed private investigator. His first unwitting client who seeks his services is a 19-year-old girl looking for her missing sister.
S01 E02Sep 28, 2009
The Alanon Case Sep 28, 2009 As Jonathan tries to mend his relationship with Suzanne, another case falls onto his lap. This time, he is tasked by a woman named Jennifer to gather proof of her boyfriend Gary's infidelity. Jonathan, who learns his new client loves to drink as much as he does, tracks down Gary and stumbles upon an unsatisfying outcome.
S01 E03Oct 5, 2009
The Case of the Missing Screenplay Oct 5, 2009 While attending a New York film society function, George introduces Jonathan to a filmmaker, who asks him to rewrite a screenplay. Later, he goes out with a party girl and leaves the script at her home, which happens to be a shrink's office. Jonathan asks Ray to pose as a patient to recover the script. Meanwhile, George encounters his ex-wife and her smug new husband.
S01 E04Oct 12, 2009
The Case of the Stolen Skateboard Oct 12, 2009 Jonathan is hired to reclaim a kid's stolen skateboard from the neighborhood bully while Ray helps out a lesbian couple who wants to start a new family. George tries to woo a young publicist at the opening of a new restaurant in Brooklyn.
S01 E05Oct 19, 2009
The Case of the Lonely White Dove Oct 19, 2009 A recently-paroled Russian enlists the services of Jonathan to search for the object of his infatuation, a songstress known only as "The Lonely White Dove." He checks out the bar where she sings and convinces Suzanne, Ray, and Leah to have dinner there the following night without revealing his primary intention. George gets in touch with his feminine side to boost his magazines' dipping sales.
S01 E06Oct 26, 2009
The Case of the Beautiful Blackmailer Oct 26, 2009 Jonathan is enlisted to retrieve a sex tape that a female escort is using to extort money from a married New Jersey man. With Ray and George in tow, Jonathan ends up in a motel room with the escort, who attempts to blackmail him as well. Can the very stoned Ray and George save Jonathan's neck before the woman's enraged brother breaks it?
S01 E07Nov 2, 2009
The Case of the Stolen Sperm Nov 2, 2009 Concerned over the sudden disappearance of the two lesbians who have been buying his sperm, Ray enlists Jonathan to help him track the couple down. After breaking into their apartment, Jonathan learns the pair has flown the coop--but not without leaving behind a clue that both shocks and intrigues Ray. Meanwhile, George ignores Jonathan's warnings by publishing a disparaging editorial about Richard Antrem (Oliver Platt), sending his publishing rival into a fit of rage at the local watering hole.
Season 2Prime Video | HBO | Rent or Buy
S02 E01Sep 27, 2010
Escape From the Dungeon Sep 27, 2010 Jonathan is hired by a police officer to erase the hard drive of an S&M club computer to prevent potentially embarrassing information from coming out as the officer has received word that the club is about to be raided. Leah breaks it off with Ray. George is asked to cut back on expensive meals to prevent the Magazine from going under.
S02 E02Oct 4, 2010
Make it Quick, Fitzgerald! Oct 4, 2010 Jonathan is hired by Richard Antrem, George's nemesis and boxing foe, to investigate Richard's suspicions that his wife Priscilla, George's ex, is having an affair. Jonathan's insecurities resurface when Stella announces she's not over her first love. George has a new female urologist; Ray plots to win back Leah by penning a comic book.
S02 E03Oct 11, 2010
The Gowanus Canal has Gonorrhea! Oct 11, 2010 George worries about remaining “intact” after getting some sobering news from his new urologist, Dr. Kenwood. A bad day for Jonathan gets worse when a pair of S&M henchmen kidnap him. They demand a ransom which calls “GI” George & Ray to action.
S02 E04Oct 18, 2010
I've Been Living Like a Demented God! Oct 18, 2010 A professor hires Jonathan to track down a valuable item. George finds an alibi to explain the results of his drug test. Flushed with cash from his “Super Ray” comic book, Ray heads to the bar – and meets a familiar barfly.
S02 E05Oct 25, 2010
Forty-Two Down! Oct 25, 2010 Jonathan attempts to repair the relationship between a poet/limousine driver and his wife. Ray has a meeting with Kevin Bacon.
S02 E06Nov 1, 2010
The Case of the Grievous Clerical Error! Nov 1, 2010 Leah hires Jonathan to help find her new dog, “Little Ray.” Ray joins Jonathan in the search for the dog, getting some inside help. A reflective George heads to the hospital for surgery.
S02 E07Nov 8, 2010
Escape From the Castle! Nov 8, 2010 A dermatologist enlists Jonathan to deliver a letter to his intended at an Asian health spa. Jonathan takes Ray to the spa for his birthday, with George and his new chauffeur Vikram in tow.
Season 3Prime Video | HBO | Rent or Buy
S03 E01Oct 11, 2011
The Blonde in the Woods Oct 11, 2011 After celebrating the release of his new book, Jonathan learns some distressing familial news. George reunites with his daughter Emily and Ray spends time with his biological son Spencer. Meanwhile, Jonathan's latest case leaves him in a precarious position.
S03 E02Oct 18, 2011
Gumball! Oct 18, 2011 On the run from the police, Jonathan and Ray turn to Howard for help with trying to find out who framed Jonathan for murder, while George runs interference for them in his own inimitable, marijuana-induced way.
S03 E03Oct 25, 2011
The Black Clock of Time Oct 25, 2011 Already nervous about his appearance on "The New Dick Cavett Show," Jonathan is thrown for a loop when another scheduled guest happens to be his nemesis, Louis Greene. Meanwhile, Ray's attentiveness as a father is tested; and George is floored by Emily and Bernard's latest news.
S03 E04Nov 1, 2011
We Could Sing a Duet Nov 1, 2011 George urges Jonathan to show Emily what it's like to be out with a younger man, but they wind up on a stakeout with a wannabe gumshoe impersonating Jonathan. Meanwhile, George goes out on the town with Bernard, but is shocked to learn that Richard Antrem is a competing restaurateur; and Ray is drawn to an older woman after a fight with Leah.
S03 E05Nov 8, 2011
I Keep Taking Baths Like Lady MacBeth Nov 8, 2011 Jonathan and George see a "friendship" counselor. George begins taking singing lessons from Josephine, a delightful pothead. Jonathan attempts to win back George's affection. Ray becomes irresistible to women.
S03 E06Nov 15, 2011
Two Large Pearls and a Bar of Gold Nov 15, 2011 Jonathan's college sweetheart hires him to guard her wedding jewels and remind her of their prenuptial pact.
S03 E07Nov 22, 2011
Forget the Herring Nov 22, 2011 Rose Hiney connects with Jonathan on new leads. George and Ray attempt to right their unrightable wrongs.