is an American sitcom that aired on FOX
from 2003 to 2004 that was created by Howard Gewirtz
. It stars Grant Rosenmeyer
as the awkward Oliver Beene who lives in 1962, whose everyday life is narrated by his older, more wiser self (voiced by David Cross
). Oliver must face life's greatest challenges head-on with the help of his friends - Michael (Taylor Emerson
) and Joyce (Daveigh Chase
), and put up with his embarrassing family.