Party Down is the greatest nerd TV series you never saw

Party Down may be dead, but protagonist Roman DeBeer's psychotic scifi rants will live on forever. Tragically the show was just canceled, so we decided to compile the greatest hits from our favorite TV nerd.


The internet wept last week when Starz decided to cancel Party Down. We're ashamed to say we never saw it, but the outpouring of sadness about this show's cancellation inspired us to burn through seasons one and two on Netflix Instant Watch. Needless to say we were moved to hysterical tears by the sheer geeky asshole brilliance from one Roman DeBeers. Who could easily be the greatest TV nerd ever. Party Down might be dead, but you'll live in our hearts forever, Roman.

And if you're wondering why so many people in this show were from Veronica Mars, it's because it was written by VM creator Rob Thomas, as well as Paul Rudd, John Enbom and Dan Etheridge. Also, it was directed by Fred Savage. If you watch just one episode from this entire series, please, make it "Steve Guttenberg's Birthday," in which the Gutts convinces the caterers/actors to read and rewrite Roman's scifi script.



How did I miss this ?

I think its hard to watch at first, because the main dude is such a cock and Id probably have to strangle the guy if it was real life.

But after a while, its pretty damn funny, well if you get all the sci-fi references and the condescending geek stuff.

The main character kind of reminds me of Sheldon from big bang theory and the guy from Napoleon Dynamite.

Only he is the kind of person you want to punch and is no where near as cool as Sheldon.

I am gonna hunt for this online somewhere.