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Bored to Death: Stockholm Syndrome

After his girlfriend leaves him, Jonathan places an ad for his services as an 'unlicensed' private detective. Surprisingly, a client hires him to find a missing sister.

Episode Info

Episode number: 1x1
Production Number: BTD101
Airdate: Sunday September 20th, 2009
Special Airtime: 09:30 pm

Director: Alan Taylor
Writer: Jonathan Ames

Alternate Airdates:

Poland Mar 26, 2010
UK (sky ATLANTIC) Mar 28, 2011

  • Currently 8.8/10
8.8/10 (13 Votes cast)


Special Guest Stars
Olivia Thirlby
As Suzanne

Starring Roles
Heather Burns
As Leah

Guest Stars
Richard Short
As Vincent Ellis
Fiona Dourif
As Lisa Klein
Reyna de Courcy
As Rachel Klein
Richard Zekaria
As Israeli Mover
Sandrine Holt
As Niko Oh
Glenn Fleshler
As Bartender
Ranjit Chowdhry
As Hotel Clerk
Laverne Cox
As Transexual Prostitute
Victor Verhaeghe
As Police Officer
William Hill (1)
As Detective
Main Cast
Jason Schwartzman
As Jonathan Ames
Zach Galifianakis
As Ray Hueston
Ted Danson
As George Christopher
ArtistSong TitlePlayed When
El GatoNever Thought I Was InvincibleJonathan talks to a cop at the police station

Other Episode Crew

Executive ProducerStephanie Davis (2)  |  Dave Becky  |  Troy Miller  |  Sarah Condon
Co-Executive ProducerTracey Baird
ProducerMichael Stricks  |  Anna Dokoza
Co-ProducerBrad Carpenter
Consulting ProducerPaul Simms
Associate ProducerPaul Leonardo
Production DesignerRick Butler (1)
EditorMalcolm Jamieson (2)
CastingKim Miscia  |  Beth Bowling
Unit Production ManagerMichael Stricks
First Assistant DirectorJeff Bernstein
Second Assistant DirectorNancy Herrmann
Music EditorMissy Cohen
Music SupervisorMichael Hill
Costume DesignerJohn Dunn
Set DecoratorChuck Potter
Property MasterVinny Mazzarella
Supervising Sound EditorLouis Bertini
Re-Recording MixerBob Chefalas
Director of PhotographyVanja Cernjul
Story EditorSamantha McIntyre
Art DirectorCarl Baldasso
ConsultantSeth Gordon
Makeup Department Head Judy Chin
Assistant Make-upTobe West
Assistant Property MasterTonero Williams
Assistant Sound EditorDaniel Ward (2)
Hair Department HeadAngel Deangelis
Sound Effects EditorNicholas Renbeck
Dialogue EditorDavid Ellinwood
Created ByJonathan Ames
Assistant HairstylistPamela May
Assistant PropsBrian Mannain
Warning: Bored to Death season 1 episode 1 guide may contain spoilers
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