The Televangelists: “Freaks and Geeks” Offers a Thoughtful and Hilarious Look at High School

Each Friday in The Televangelists, one of our writers examines the met and missed potential of television.The history of television is littered with the remains of shows that were cancelled or otherwise mistreated by studio executives, marketing folks, and other suits. One such show was Freaks and Geeks, a high school drama/comedy created by Paul Feig (Bridesmaids) and produced by Judd Apatow (Knocked Up, The 40 Year Old Virgin) that lasted less than a season when it aired in 19 … [Read more...]