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Hopeless Pictures is an American animated comedy series starring the voice of Friends actress Lisa Kudrow, Seinfeld guest actor Bob Balaban, and produced and broadcast by the IFC. The cartoon follows fictional film producer Mel Wax, voiced by Michael McKean, in a spoof of the Hollywood movie industry. Stylistically the show makes use of the audio from scripted telephone conversations combined with on-screen gags surrounding the cartoon characters speaking.

Series Cast

  1. Michael McKean

    Michael McKean

    8 Episodes

  2. Lisa Kudrow

    Lisa Kudrow


    8 Episodes

  3. Bob Balaban

    Bob Balaban

    8 Episodes

  4. Martin Mull

    Martin Mull

    8 Episodes

  5. Patrick Bristow

    Patrick Bristow

    8 Episodes

  6. Paul Reubens

    Paul Reubens

    8 Episodes

  7. Paul Dooley

    Paul Dooley

    8 Episodes

  8. Jonathan Katz

    Jonathan Katz

    8 Episodes

  9. Jennifer Coolidge

    Jennifer Coolidge


    8 Episodes

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Last Season

Season 1

2005 | 8 Episodes

Season 1 of Hopeless Pictures premiered on August 19, 2005.

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Status Ended


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Type Scripted

Original Language English


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