A long journey since Brandon Walsh… Television’s most lovable scoundrel returns when Call Me Fitz begins its second season on Thursday, November 3 at 9:30 p.m. ET/PT, exclusively on DIRECTV’s Audience Network. Jason Priestley (My Name is Earl, Beverly Hills 90210) stars in this dark yet brilliant comedy series as Richard “Fitz” Fitzpatrick, a morally bankrupt, yet charismatic, used-car salesman who is forced to become business partners with his inner “conscience” – a lanky do-gooder named Larry. Priestley has earned rave reviews and multiple award nominations for his performance as Fitz, the handsome, substance-abusing scoundrel who torments his naive co-workers, stoops to shameful lows to beat the competition and makes no apologies for his shameless womanizing.
The start of the second season finds Fitz incapacitated by a series of recurring nightmares in which he is shackled to a wheel of death before a shadowy, knife-throwing figure – who may or may not be the new office manager Dot Foxley. Ever the pragmatist, Larry believes Fitz is simply anxious about not being able to sell cars, a theory quickly discarded after a psychic tells Fitz the nightmare is actually a prophecy. Unless Fitz makes amends to the “person he’s wronged”, he is marked to die.
The ensemble cast includes Ernie Grunwald as Larry, Fitz’s so-called conscience; Peter MacNeill as Ken Fitzpatrick, Fitz’ father and patriarch of Fitzpatrick Motors; Tracy Dawson as Meghan Fitzpatrick, Fitz’s shrewish younger sister and thorn in his side; Donavon Stinson as Josh Mctaggart, the Fitzpatrick Motors in-house mechanic; and Brooke Nevin as Sonja Lester, Fitzpatrick Motors’ receptionist and Fitz’s former love interest. Amy Sloan joins the cast as Dot Foxley, the new office manager who has an inexplicable hate for Larry, a penchant for witchcraft and a miniature model of Fitzpatrick Motors (complete with Fitz and Larry voodoo dolls) hidden in her apartment.
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