The Crazy Ones

The Crazy Ones is an American sitcom starring Robin Williams and Sarah Michelle Gellar as father and daughter in the lead roles. The series is produced by David E. Kelley Productions on an idea by David E. Kelley and broadcast since 26 September 2013 at CBS together in a block with The Big Bang Theory, The Millers and Two and a Half Men.


The advertising manager Simon Roberts runs his own advertising agency with his daughter Sydney. To her clients include many international sizes. Nevertheless, with Sydney that she spends more time taking care of her father, but to work.

Instrumentation and synchronization

Sarah Michelle Gellar plays Sydney Roberts

James Wolk plays Zach Cropper

Hamish Linklater plays Andrew Keanelly

Amanda Setton plays Lauren Slotsky

Production and broadcasting

As producers of the series act David E. Kelley and Jason Winer. For the central main roles of the series Robin Williams and Sarah Michelle Gellar were committed. For Williams, it is the first starring role since Mork and Mindy, in which he had 31 years earlier been involved. For Gellar, it is the first major role after the series Ringer, which was set in 2012 by The CW after one season.

After the pilot was given for series production in early February 2013 commissioned by CBS, was obliged shortly afterwards James Wolk as Zach Cropper, Hamish Linklater as Andrew Kennedy and Amanda Setton for the role of Lauren Slotsky. On May 10, 2013 CBS ordered the series officially.

The first episode of the series aired on September 26, 2013 behind a double episode of The Big Bang Theory. In October 2013 CBS increased the number episode of the series after four episodes broadcast along with that of The Millers and Mom of 13 to a full season with 22 episodes. The first season finale will be shown on April 17, 2014.

In Germany the broadcast from 21 May 2014 should be seen in the ProSieben.

Episode List


The series received at Internet Movie Database has a rating of 7.0 / 10 based on 4340 reviews. At Metacritic it was evaluated with a Metascore of 58/100 based on 28 reviews.