How To Be A Gentleman
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How To Be A Gentleman
First Aired: September 29th, 2011
Status: Ended
Genre: Comedy
Air Time: Saturday, 08:00 PM
Network: CBS
Summary: inspired by the book of the same name, is a comedy about the unlikely friendship between a traditional, refined writer and an unrefined personal trainer. Andrew Carlson (David Hornsby) is an etiquette columnist whose devotion to ideals from a more civilized time has lead to a life detached from modern society. Infectiously optimistic, Bert Lansing (Kevin Dillon) is a reformed "bad boy" from Andrew's past who inherited a fitness center, but can still be rude, loud and sloppy. When Andrew's editor, Jerry (Dave Foley), tells him to put a modern, sexy twist on his column or be fired, he hires Bert as a life coach in the hopes of learning to be less "gentle man" and more "real man." Andrew's mom, Diane (Nancy Lenehan), and his bossy sister, Janet (Mary Lynn Rajskub), support the plan, as would Janet's husband, Mike (Rhys Darby), if he was allowed to have an opinion. Though Andrew and Bert's views may be centuries apart, they may find they're each other's missing link.
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# of Episodes: 9
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Season 1
Pilot
Episode 1: Pilot
Air Date: September 29th, 2011, 08:00 PM
Summary: When etiquette columnist Andrew Carlson is told he must adapt to the new, sexier style of his magazine, he hires his old high school bully Bert Lansing to help him become a modern man.
How To Have A One-Night Stand
Episode 2: How To Have A One-Night Stand
Air Date: October 6th, 2011, 08:00 PM
Summary: Bert instructs Andrew on how to enjoy a one-night fling without getting too attached emotionally, while Diane agrees to prep Mike for his green-card interview.
How to Attend Your Ex-Fiance's Wedding
Episode 3: How to Attend Your Ex-Fiance's Wedding
Air Date: October 15th, 2011, 08:00 PM
Summary: Bert talks Andrew into attending his ex-fiancee's wedding for closure, but when he discovers his ex met her husband while she and Andrew were still together, Andrew must decide how to confront her.
Episode 4: How To Share A Relationship
Air Date: May 26th, 2012, 08:00 PM
Summary: Andrew and Bert each have their own relationship with the same woman, but Andrew starts to feel short-changed that she spends every night in Bert's room.
Episode 5: How To Be Draft Andrew
Air Date: May 26th, 2012, 08:00 PM
Summary: Bert tries to teach Andrew how to have a meaningless fling, but Andrew struggles with not getting attached. Meanwhile, Mike and Janet seek help from Diane to prepare them for Mike's green card interview.
Episode 6: How to Dip Your Pen in the Company Ink
Air Date: June 2nd, 2012, 08:00 PM
Summary: When Andrew refuses to make a move on his attractive new assistant, Bert teaches him a lesson by going out with her.
Episode 7: How to Get Along With Your Boss’s New Girlfriend
Air Date: June 9th, 2012, 08:00 PM
Summary: When Andrew is left picking up Jerry's slack at work, he asks Bert to come on board to serve as his new life coach, but quickly realizes he might have made a serious mistake.
Episode 8: How to Upstage Thanksgiving
Air Date: June 16th, 2012, 08:00 PM
Summary: When Andrew skips Thanksgiving dinner with his family to rekindle a relationship with his ex-fiancée, Bert reminds him of his newfound "manhood" by showing him the error of his ways.
Episode 9: How to Be Shallow
Air Date: June 23rd, 2012, 08:00 PM
Summary: When Andrew is given the opportunity to ask out a model, he is forced to realize that even a gentleman can be shallow about some things. Meanwhile, Bert discovers that events from his past may be the reason for his commitment issues.
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