Abbi and ilana are broke and flawed, and they dont shy away from the sticky situations nyc throws at them they dive right into the muck. What ilana learns this time round is that they can chase parties all night, but theres no place like val. A visit from val broad city video clip comedy central. Along with ilana glazer she was a creator, cowriter, and star of the original web series broad city and the two of them currently perform broad city live, a monthly show at upright citizens brigade theater ny. They went from party to party but ilana felt that they were all too boring. The true story behind abbis alterego val screen rant. If you go back and watch every episode of broad city, youll quickly notice. After five seasons, its finally time for broad city come to an end. There we learn her alter ego val is a regular and a legend at this club. Fear of missing out, or fomo, is so very real that broad city dedicated an entire episode to the feeling when ilana decided to stay in and organize her life, which really means wiping down every surface of her apartment and combining all the weed remnants to make a giant blunt. Abbis alterego val made her debut in broad city season 2, episode 5, titled hashtag fomo. Season 5 also served as broad city s final run of episodes on comedy central, but that didnt stop viewers from wondering about the. Completely throwing ilana and us for a loop, abbi turned into her alter ego, val an apparent side effect of whenever she gets blackout drunk.
A search for a great party reveals a side of abbi that confirms ilanas greatest fear. A drunk and slurring abbi leads ilana down a tunnel into a smoky underground bar that. After getting wasted in episode five, she drags an. Broad citys thrown some curveballs, but the val reveal elevates a pretty fun episode to an entirely new level. Why bold broads abbi and ilana meant so much to me. Broad city is an american television sitcom that premiered on january 22, 2014, on comedy. In the season two episode the matrix, the broad city ladies attempt to do their version of a digital detox by leaving their phones behind while they rollerblade to ilanas brothers dog. Which is the best episode to introduce a friend to broad city. Val has the best vocabulary and is a great way to see abbi as a confident and capable woman. Broad city had a loyal fanfollowing so why isnt season 6 on the way. It doesnt hurt that a lot of humour is mined from the fact that ilana was right about missing out on stuff.
Vanity fair named broad city the ninth best show of the decade and rolling stone named it the 28th best show of the decade. Abbi gets recognized as val before we even learn who val is. Abbi takes ilana on an adventure that leads her to a speakeasy. Created by ucb alums abbi jacobson and ilana glazer, broad city is an oddcouple comedy about two best friends navigating life in new york city. As always, though, broad city is able to ride its central friendship to elevate an episode of pretty standard material into something special, with the debut of val and of course, another. This episode islike all episodes of broad city a love story. The 20 best broad city episodes definitively ranked by weed.
The 5 most innovative episodes of broad city film school rejects. She is the alterego of one of the main characters, abbi abrams. Ilana tries to recover from a case of fomo inspired by abbis nose ring. Ilana glazer abbi jacobson drunk performances blackouts partying songs. Ilana discovers that when abbi gets blackout drunk, she turns into a rambunctious nightclub performer named val. Broad city follows two women throughout their daily lives in new york city, making the smallest and mundane events hysterical and disturbing to watch all at the same time. Broad city comedy central when abbi gets drunk, she sometimes morphs into her alterego, a jazzy cabaret singer named val. In the fifth episode of season two, hashtag fomo, we meet abbis alter.
Val sings, mingles with patrons and the life of the party. Broad city season 2 episode 5 introduced us to val, abbis alter ego that only comes out when shes blackout drunk. If youre a fan of broad city, you remember the episode where ilana finds that when abbi gets blackout drunk, she turns into a nightclub performer named val. A blindfolded taste test with broad citys ilana glazer and abbi jacobson duration. Val during the cold open of season 2s first episode, an older lady on the subway gestures toward abbi excitedly and shrieks, val. Broad city was named one of the best shows of the year by junkee and stories was named one of the best tv episodes of the year by decider. They go to a jazz nightclub, where ilana discovers abbis drunken alterego, jazz singer val. Because based on wednesday nights broad city episode hashtag fomo, there are secrets that can be hidden from even the closest of friends. Broad city costume designer staci greenbaum spoke to fashionista about the search for ilanas perfect power suit in season two episode two. Broad city has continuously pushed the boundaries of television comedy. Theres a core optimism running through broad city that sets it apart from a comedy like louie, which also toes a surrealist line in a new york city setting. A search for a great party reveals a side of abbi that confirms. Broad city appeared on many best of the decade lists for television.
Broad city follows two women throughout their daily lives in new york city, making the smallest and mundane events hysterical and disturbing to watch all at. Ilana felt like she was missing out on a lot of fun so she and abbi embarked on a night of partying. On a hot sunny day, ilana hunts for a good lastminute gift for her sex buddy lincoln, having only found out his. Broad city hidden details broad city easter eggs in. Abbi wakes up in a diner with ilana with no memory of what she did the night before. Broad city s first season only had 10 episodes, but the series exploded and stayed in the cultural zeitgeist with such force that it became something bigger. When abbi loses her phone in season 1 episode 6 stolen phone, she tracks it down to new yorks famous magnolia bakery by thinking like a tourist. Ilana felt like she was missing out on a lot of fun. Abbi jacobson expresses exactly how we all feel about the great british baking show. Broad city val character is based on drunk abbi jacobson.
The series was created by and stars ilana glazer and abbi jacobson as two best friends who navigate everyday life in new york city. I wanna introduce this show to my friend because it has the vulgar humor that i think he will love. But i didnt notice the two girls who had been maced, one of whom was holding a pole. For those who are able to successfully avoid the internets many acronym offerings, fomo stands for fear of missing out. These outfits go through the ringer in this episode and this is part of the broad city. Official petition for broad city to live on forever, plz. The sitcom created by abbi jacobson and ilana glazer debuted in 2014 and aired until 2019. In last nights episode, we find out that the usually reserved abbi has a daring alter ego named val, a 1930sstyle cabaret performer who only shows up when abbi is blackout drunk. Articles upon profiles upon thinkpieces emerged, hailing cocreators and stars ilana glazer and abbi jacobson as the future of, in the words of grantlands molly lambert, the female fuckup. In the final episode of abbi jacobson and ilana glazers beloved series, the codependent friends contemplate what their. Abbis alter ego val on broad city has us fahreaking. I watched that scene several times and didnt make the.
There may not be much outright or at least sober happiness in broad city, but the val episode epitomizes the shows knack for upending expectations. Ilana discovers this when she ends up in a bar where val regularly performs. Why there wont be a broad city season 6 screen rant. Indeed, abbis val is a similar kind of double life persona as ron swansons duke silver on parks and recreation. Broad city s season 5 finale will be an emotional one for fans as the ilana glazer and abbi jacobsonled comedy series gears up to make its last hurrah thursday on comedy central with a series. As the fifth and final season of broad city comes to a close on thursday comedy central 10 p. Abbi as her alter ego val on last nights broad city. Val has liza minnellilike star power and your greatgrandmothers. Broad city season 4 nyc filming locations for comedy.1499 1382 6 561 1631 1459 908 226 1533 571 361 453 442 1402 1557 990 1248 996 417 376 156 898 219 505 468 1379 881 794 422 441 1138 735