Netflix has released the trailer for a set of three improvised comedy specials from Thomas Middleditch (“Drunk History”) and Ben Schwartz (“Parks and Recreation”). The specials are imaginatively titled “Middleditch & Schwartz” and will launch on Netflix globally on April 21st. Based on random audience suggestions the three shows are titled “Dream Job”, “Law School Magic” and “Parking Lot Wedding”.
Middleditch & Schwartz: Dream Job
The story of two friends, one of whom has an important job interview which spirals into an existential crisis involving photography, The New York Times and JFK airport bathroom stalls. By the end of a hilarious turn of events, Kyle is Saussin, Saussin is Kyle, neither have their dream job, but both know what it means to truly embody a Gazelle.
Middleditch & Schwartz: Law School Magic
What starts as a dreaded final exam for a group of first year law students quickly turns into a test of human morality as the duo encounters an alien, contemplates child abandonment, and dabbles in a bit of magic. “The Breakfast Club” meets “The Chronicles of Narnia” in this imaginary class’ quest to learn the difference between paper and digital contracts.
Middleditch & Schwartz: Parking Lot Wedding
Emotions are high in the events leading up to and during a wedding where the priest, a ghost, and the bride and groom’s parents are as loose as a caboose. Follow Thomas and Ben down the aisle as they concoct a compelling scenario — the tale of sixth grade lovers, a robbery-gone-wrong, and the ultimate test of true love.