F Is for Family

F Is for Family

F is for Family promotional poster
Genre Animated sitcom
Comedy drama
Created by Bill Burr
Michael Price
Written by Bill Burr
Michael Price
Directed by Dan Sumich (supervising director)
Starring Bill Burr
Laura Dern
Justin Long
Debi Derryberry
Sam Rockwell
Opening theme "Come and Get Your Love" by Redbone
Country of origin United States
Original language(s) English
No. of seasons 1
No. of episodes 6 (list of episodes)
Executive producer(s) Vince Vaughn
Peter Billingsley
Bill Burr
Michael Price
Katie O'Connel Marsh
Elisa Todd Ellis
Sidonie Dumas
Christophe Riandee
Michael Lagnese (co-executive producer)
Victoria Vaughn (co-executive producer)
Tom Gianas (co-executive producer)
David Richardson (co-executive producer)
Running time 25–28 minutes
Production company(s) Wild West Television
Loner Productions
King of France Productions
Gaumont International Television
Gaumont Animation
Telegael Teoranta
Original network Netflix
Original release December 18, 2015 – present
External links

F is for Family is an American web animated sitcom[1] co-created by Bill Burr and Michael Price.[2] The first season consists of six episodes and is produced by Gaumont International Television and Vince Vaughn's Wild West Television.[2]

It was revealed in Monday Morning that the show would debut in December 2015. It premiered on December 18, 2015 to generally favorable reviews.[3] In 2016, Burr revealed he was confident the show will return for a second season.[4] VO actress Haley Reinhart revealed on April 11, 2016 that the show would be returning for a second season.[5]






No.TitleDirected byWritten byOriginal release dateProd.
1"The Bleedin' in Sweden"Benjamin MarsaudStory by: Bill Burr and Michael Price
Teleplay by: Michael Price
December 18, 2015 (2015-12-18)101
Frank overpromises that he has a color TV to watch an upcoming boxing match on; after he purchases one, Bill accidentally ruins it.
2"Saturday Bloody Saturday"Laurent NicolasDavid RichardsonDecember 18, 2015 (2015-12-18)102
To convince Kevin to improve his grades, Frank takes him to his job at the airport, where his co-workers contemplate a strike; Bill struggles to keep a rebellious Maureen safe.
3"The Trough"Benjamin MarsaudMichael PriceDecember 18, 2015 (2015-12-18)103
Frank takes Bill to a football game, leaving Kevin home to do his schoolwork; Sue is accosted by a talkative friend while shopping with Maureen.
4"'F' is for Halloween"Laurent NicolasTom GianasDecember 18, 2015 (2015-12-18)104
On Halloween, Frank attempts to dissuade Sue from a promotion, leading to tensions between them; Bill is reluctant to trick-or-treat due to his fear of being bullied.
5"Bill Murphy's Day Off"Benjamin MarsaudEmily TowersDecember 18, 2015 (2015-12-18)105
Bill tries to hide his recent suspension while Frank earns the ire of his co-workers for befriending the aloof CEO of the airline. In addition, Frank struggles to make good on a promise to Kevin.
6"O Holy Moly Night"Laurent NicolasDavid RichardsonDecember 18, 2015 (2015-12-18)106
When Christmas comes near, Frank is desperate to remedy the hostility of his co-workers and his supervisors at the airport while the family dog is missing. Kevin starts his part-time job. Bill becomes an altar boy at the church and gets into trouble.


The series was announced in October 2014 as part of a partnership between Netflix, Gaumont International Television, and Wild West Television.[18] The show is a "family comedy" based on the standup of Bill Burr.[19] Moreover, the show takes place in the 1970s, "a time when you could smack your kid, smoke inside, and bring a gun to the airport".[19] Burr voices the Murphy family patriarch, with Laura Dern as his wife, Justin Long as his eldest son, Debi Derryberry as his daughter Maureen, and Haley Reinhart as his young son.[7][8][19] The first season consists of six episodes, shown in a serial manner, written by Bill Burr and Michael Price.[20] Price is best known for his Emmy and Writers Guild award-winning work on The Simpsons.[20]


The series has received generally positive reviews. On Rotten Tomatoes the series holds a rating of 87% based on 15 reviews, with an average score of 7.1/10. The site's critical consensus reads, "While the humor relies on vulgarity, the strength of F Is for Family is its substantial heart."[21] On Metacritic, the series holds a score of 75 out of 100, based on 14 reviews, indicating "Generally favorable reviews".[22]


  1. 1 2 "F is for Family: Original, Animated Series From Bill Burr Coming Exclusively to Netflix". PR Newswire. October 23, 2014. Retrieved November 23, 2014.
  2. 1 2 3 4 5 6 "Netflix Orders 'F Is for Family' Animated Comedy Series from Bill Burr". Variety. October 23, 2014. Retrieved November 23, 2014.
  3. "'F Is For Family' Gets December Premiere On Netflix". Deadline.com. November 6, 2015. Retrieved November 7, 2015.
  4. "Bill Burr looks forward to Sudbury show". Northern Life. March 9, 2016. Retrieved March 13, 2016.
  5. Vanessa Ayala (April 11, 2016). "Haley Reinhart on Her Dream Collaboration and New Album 'Better'". KTLA. Retrieved April 11, 2016.
  6. "That's the amazing @DebiDerryberry". Twitter.com. December 24, 2015. Retrieved December 28, 2015.
  7. 1 2 "'American Idol' Alum Haley Reinhart to Star in New Netflix Animated Series". Hollywood Reporter. December 12, 2014. Retrieved January 18, 2015.
  8. 1 2 "I will be making my VoiceOver debut...". Instagram.com. December 11, 2014. Retrieved January 18, 2015.
  9. "Mo voices Jimmy". Twitter.com. December 19, 2015. Retrieved December 28, 2015.
  10. "#FIsForFamily cast rollcall Part 5". Twitter.com. December 14, 2015. Retrieved December 27, 2015.
  11. "I love Mr. Goomer". Twitter.com. December 26, 2015. Retrieved December 27, 2015.
  12. "#FIsForFamily cast roll call". Twitter.com. December 12, 2015. Retrieved December 27, 2015.
  13. "In Bill Burr's New Netflix Series". Decider.com. December 24, 2015. Retrieved December 28, 2015.
  14. "I play this guy". Twitter.com. December 19, 2015. Retrieved December 27, 2015.
  15. "He's so so great as Bob Pogo". Twitter.com. December 23, 2015. Retrieved January 1, 2016.
  16. "#FIsForFamily cast rollcall part 6". Twitter.com. December 15, 2015. Retrieved December 27, 2015.
  17. "Who does Joe Buck voice". Twitter.com. December 22, 2015. Retrieved December 28, 2015.
  18. "Netflix Orders Bill Burr Cartoon 'F Is for Family'". Hollywood Reporter. October 23, 2014. Retrieved November 23, 2014.
  19. 1 2 3 "Netflix orders Bill Burr animated series F Is For Family". AV Club. October 23, 2014. Retrieved November 23, 2014.
  20. 1 2 "'F is for Family' is the newest addition to Netflix's original shows". Digital Trends. October 23, 2014. Retrieved November 23, 2014.
  21. "F is for Family: Season 1". Rotten Tomatoes. Retrieved December 22, 2015.
  22. "F is for Family – Season 1". Metacritic. Retrieved December 22, 2015.
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