BORED TO DEATH
TV Series 2009. Created by Jonathan Ames. Starring Jason Schwartman, Zach Galifinakis, Ted Danson and Heather Burns.
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1Bernstein Memorial Hospital BBBHealthcareHospitals

Bernstein Memorial Hospital
Hospital where Ray is taken after being stabbed at the Brooklyn Comic Con.

2The Black Clock of Time BBBLiteratureNovels

The Black Clock of Time
Louis Green's nuclear holocaust novel, set in the past.

3The Blonde in the Woods BBBLiteratureNovels

The Blonde in the Woods
Jonathan's new novel of short stories.

4Bored to DeathBBBLiteratureNovels

Bored to Death
Book - mystery novel shown during opening credits.

5Brooklyn Farm Co-op BBBFood StoresGrocery Stores

Brooklyn Farm Co-op
Private co-op where the lesbians that Ray was giving his sperm to shop, also where Jonathan meets Stella.

6By George BBBPeriodicalsNewspaper Columns

By George
George's column in Edition magazine that he's written for twenty years.

7The Castle BBBBeauty CareMassage Parlors

The Castle
Jonathan takes the guys to a Korean spa in Queens called the Castle so that he can deliver a letter for his latest client, Dr. O'Connor.

8David Worth, PhD BBBHealthcareTherapy

David Worth, PhD
Psychotherapist father of 16 - almost 17 year old girl that Jonathan makes out with, and leaves behind Jim Jarmusch's script in his office.

9Dr. Kenwood BBBHealthcareDoctors

Dr. Kenwood
George discovers his doctor Dr. Rebonowitz has retired, replaced with his new doctor Dr. Kenwood.

10Dr. O'Connor BBBHealthcareDoctors

Dr. O'Connor
Jonathan takes the guys to a Korean spa in Queens called the Castle so that he can deliver a letter for his latest client, Dr. O'Connor.

11Dr. Rebonowitz BBBHealthcareDoctors

Dr. Rebonowitz
George discovers his doctor Dr. Rebonowitz has retired, replaced with his new doctor Dr. Kenwood.

12Edition N.Y. BBBPeriodicalsMagazines

Edition N.Y.
George's magazine.

13The Fool in the Woods BBBLiteratureShort Stories

The Fool in the Woods
Louis Green's short story that wins the New Yorker contest, about his and Jonathan's adventure in the woods.

14George on Jane BBBDiningRestaurants

George on Jane
George's new organic restaurant.

15Good Old Boy BBBBeverage ProductsAlcohol

Good Old Boy
Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey that George drinks.



16Gotham Hostel BBBTravelLodging

Gotham Hostel
Jonathan and Ray track down Ray's seamstress stalker.



17Greenpoint Pastures BBBDiningRestaurants

Greenpoint Pastures
Restaurant that George and Jonathan visit.

18Healing Back Pain: The Mind-Body Connect... BBBLiteratureBooks

Healing Back Pain: The Mind-Body Connection
Book that George gives Ray, and just reading the back cover cures his back pain.



19Hudson Sperm Bank BBBHealthcareObstetrics

Hudson Sperm Bank
After learning that his parents used the Hudson Sperm Bank to get pregnant, he goes to its old location looking for clues, currently Katz's Furriers.

20The In Your Face BBBSportsBasketball Teams

The In Your Face
Stella's team name when she and Jonathan play Nerf basketball in his apartment on their first date.

21Jonathan Ames Investigations & Writing BBBServicesPrivate Investigation

Jonathan Ames Investigations & Writing
Jonathan's new official business name.



22Katz's Furriers BBBApparelClothing Stores

Katz's Furriers
After learning that his parents used the Hudson Sperm Bank to get pregnant, he goes to its old location looking for clues, currently Katz's Furriers.



23The Kicking Your Butts BBBSportsBasketball Teams

The Kicking Your Butts
Janathan's team name when he and Stella play Nerf basketball in his apartment on their first date.

24Metro Motel BBBTravelMotels

Metro Motel
Motel where Jonathan meets the beautiful blackmailer.

25Metropolitan Writer's Workshop BBBEducationClasses

Metropolitan Writer's Workshop
Jonathan begins teaching a writing class.



26Midwood College BBBEducationColleges

Midwood College
Jonathan's client Professor Hawkins' college.

27The Music that Kills BBBLiteratureNovels

The Music that Kills
Jonathan's client Professor Hawkins' novel.

28Nadya the Lonely Sparrow BBBMusicMusicians

Nadya the Lonely Sparrow
Singer that Jonathan is hired to find, formerly Irenna the Lonely White Dove.

29The Nevins Street Dogman: A Harry Parker... BBBLiteratureBooks

The Nevins Street Dogman: A Harry Parker Mystery
Joke Jonathan makes about his next book while searching for Leah's missing dog.

30The Origin of Super Ray BBBLiteratureComic Books

The Origin of Super Ray
Ray's latest comic book, which he gives to Leah, along with a mix CD trying to win her back. Also referred to as The Birth of Super Ray.



31Ozzie's Cafe BBBDiningCafes and Delis

Ozzie's Cafe
Cafe where Ray conducted his sperm transfers with the lesbians.

32P.I. Works BBBRetailElectronics Stores

P.I. Works
Spy store on Christopher street where Jonathan, George and Ray stop on their way to stake out the beautiful blackmailer.

33P.S.387 BBBEducationPrimary Schools

P.S.387
School where Jonathan teaches a writing class.



34Richard & Sons BBBDiningRestaurants

Richard & Sons
Restaurant where Bernard takes George - what turns out to be Richard Antrem's restaurant (George's ex-wife Priscilla's husband).



35The Slippera BBBNightlifeNightclubs

The Slippera
Nightclub where Stella breaks up with Jonathan.

36Slow Roasted Polder Side Farms Organic P... BBBMenuMenu Items

Slow Roasted Polder Side Farms Organic Pig Served in a Gribiche Sauce and Garnished with Wild Pheasant Egg Yoke and Seckel Pears
Dinner served at the opening of Emily's restaurant Greenpoint Pastures.

37Splitsies: A Child's Perspective on Divo... BBBLiteratureBooks

Splitsies: A Child's Perspective on Divorce
Danny Woodside's new book - the very young guest on the Dick Cavett show right before Jonathan.

38Studio Josephine BBBEducationPerforming Arts Schools

Studio Josephine
George takes singing lessons, and starts dating Josephine (played his real life wife Mary Steenburgen).



39Super Ray 2 BBBLiteratureComic Books

Super Ray 2
Ray works on the Super Ray's son is kidnapped by the Emasculator - a half-woman, half-plant supervillain that looks like a Georgia O'Keeffe painting, except when you punch her, she gives you a urinary tract infection.

40Susquehannah Hats BBBApparelClothing Stores

Susquehannah Hats
Jonathan tracks down Harrison Bergeron, the previous owner of the Hudson Sperm Bank at his hat store Susquehannah Hats on Bagel Street. The name Harrison Bergeron is a Kurt Vonnegut reference, while Susquehannah Hats and Bagel Street are references to an Abbot and Costello routine.



41The Sword and Shield Club BBBEntertainmentPrivate Clubs

The Sword and Shield Club
Jonathan guards the family jewels for an old friend the night before her wedding - the girl he lost his virginity to in high school.

42The Velma Hotel BBBTravelHotels

The Velma Hotel
Hotel where Jonathan finds Lisa and her ex-boyfriend Vincent, who tied her to the bed when she broke up with him.

43Wellstone Media Family BBBMedia CompaniesPublishing Companies

Wellstone Media Family
Company that takes over Edition magazine.



44What You Need to Know New York BBBLiteratureBooks

What You Need to Know New York
George's guide to New York.

45What You Need to Know Now BBBLiteratureBooks

What You Need to Know Now
An update of George's old guide to New York, a Random House coffee table book.

46Women's Wear Daily BBBPeriodicalsMagazines

Women's Wear Daily
Joke George makes about his old friend Richard, now dating George's best ex-wife, saying that he's the new editor, while Richard actually edits GQ.

47Wonders BBBSportsBaseball Teams

Wonders
Brooklyn Wonders baseball team. Thugs take Harrison Bergeron to the Brooklyn Wonders stadium.



48Zacharias Diner BBBDiningDiners

Zacharias Diner
Diner where Jonathan confronts his new client's husband, Vikram, learning that he isn't cheating on her, he lost his job. Later, when Jonathan and George go looking for him, Vikram robs the diner.

49Zipcar.com BBBVehiclesVehicle Rental

Zipcar.com
Company name on the car the kidnappers from the dungeon are driving when they grab Jonathan.

50Zolfo Concrete BBBIndustrial CompaniesManufacturing

Zolfo Concrete
Factory where Jonathan is held hostage waiting for George to bring $20,000.

FICTITIOUS TIMELINE
51March 23, 2009 Dates21st Century: 00sEvents

March 23, 2009
Date of Sophia, the beautiful blackmailer's Craigslist ad.



52June 20, 2009 Dates21st Century: 00sEvents

June 20, 2009
Date of the issue of George's magazine Edition NY in which he writes a libelous and slanderous editorial about Richard Antrem, the man dating George's best ex-wife, claiming that he has "the brainpower of someone with tertiary syphilus, the penis of a hermaphrodite, and the moral judgment of a subnormal pinhead". Oh, and "a mouth like the anus of a starfish".



53May 3, 2011 Dates21st Century: 10sEvents

May 3, 2011
Date of the Craigslist ad Jonathan discovers, somebody impersonating him. "Need a dick? Call Jonathan Ames"



MAKE BELIEVE MAP
54Bagel Street MapTransit RoutesStreets

Bagel Street
Jonathan tracks down Harrison Bergeron, the previous owner of the Hudson Sperm Bank at his hat store Susquehannah Hats on Bagel Street. The name Harrison Bergeron is a Kurt Vonnegut reference, while Susquehannah Hats and Bagel Street are references to an Abbot and Costello routine.



55Wonder Stadium MapStructuresStadiums

Wonder Stadium
Thugs take Harrison Bergeron to the Brooklyn Wonders stadium.

OTHER
56Adamantium OtherMatterMetals

Adamantium
Ray: She left Super Ray. And even though his heart is encased in Adamantium fat, like Wolverine, he was destroyed.



57Bernard OtherQuotesQuotes

Bernard
Bernard: This restaurant isn't open yet, so this is sort of a preview, like a Broadway show, you know, like Spider-Man, or Cats.

58Carol OtherQuotesQuotes

Carol
Carol: My God, look at this thing. It's so beardy. I want to go down on it.



59George OtherQuotesQuotes

George
George: Are we too stoned? My feet feel really interesting in my shoes.

60George OtherQuotesQuotes

George
George: I don't really have an opinion. I'm too stoned to think. But I'm having a really good time.

61George OtherQuotesQuotes

George
George: I don't like secrets. I'm the only one that gets to have secrets.

62George OtherQuotesQuotes

George
George: I don't procrastinate, I just like to do things later.

63George & Howard OtherQuotesQuotes

George & Howard
George: Oh, Howard, you sell vaporizers?
Howard: No, no, this is not Star Trek and these are not vaporizers. It's a walkie talkie.


64George & Jonathan OtherQuotesQuotes

George & Jonathan
George: Oh my god, look at her.
Jonathan: Whoa, what a costume.
George: Yeah, I have to go talk to her. I've always had a thing for Wonder Woman.




65George & Priscilla OtherQuotesQuotes

George & Priscilla
George: What's my name? I want to hear you say it.
Priscilla: Nosferatu
George: No, you forgot to say great. The great Nosferatu.
Priscilla: Sorry.
George: All right, do it again.




66George's second ex-wife's - and best ex-... OtherTriviaName Game

George's second ex-wife's - and best ex-wife's name.
Priscilla
Presley
Ann


67Jim Jarmusch OtherQuotesQuotes

Jim Jarmusch
Jim Jarmusch: You must really suffer from the terrifying clarity of your vision.

68Jonathan OtherQuotesQuotes

Jonathan
Jonathan: In my heart I'm a vegan, but in my mouth, I lack discipline.

69Jonathan OtherQuotesQuotes

Jonathan
Jonathan: You know, we really should all be vegans. I'm kind of a non-practicing vegan.



70Jonathan OtherQuotesQuotes

Jonathan
Jonathan: After this, I got to go home and finish my short story for the New Yorker contest. It's about a P.I. named Harry Parker. It's a Pulp Fiction take on how I beat those drug dealers in Prospect Park.

71Jonathan & George OtherQuotesQuotes

Jonathan & George
Jonathan: Do you really want to know the truth?
George: Yes, I do. As long as it's not boring.


72Jonathan & Ray OtherQuotesQuotes

Jonathan & Ray
Jonathan: So, this is how he gets his powers?
Ray: Yeah, walks down the street with his fly undone, falls through a subway grate, hits his cock on the third rail, and he becomes a god. Jonathan: So, the third rail is to his cock what the spider bite was to Peter
Parker?
Ray: Yeah, but this is on a higher level... but that's the general idea, yeah.


73Kevin Bacon & Ray OtherQuotesQuotes

Kevin Bacon & Ray
Kevin Bacon: I gotta tell you, I think it's amazing that he uses his huge cock as a weapon. I mean, that's just awesome. I mean, that just seems really true to life.
Ray: Thanks. I kinda see his huge cock as like Thor's hammer.




74Leah & Ray OtherQuotesQuotes

Leah & Ray
Leah: What are you doing?
Ray: I'm zapping it like Iceman, from The X-Men series.


75Lisa OtherQuotesQuotes

Lisa
Lisa: I know a lot of radical vegans. She must be an unhappy person.

76Louis Green OtherQuotesQuotes

Louis Green
Louis Green: Oh, you're limping. That's makes me happy.

77Priscilla & George OtherQuotesQuotes

Priscilla & George
Priscilla: That was lovely, George.
George: I know.




78Ray OtherQuotesQuotes

Ray
Ray: I'm not gonna change, I'm just gonna pretend to change. I can't change, that's impossible.

79Ray OtherQuotesQuotes

Ray
Ray: Are you a Vulcan, or an elf?

80Ray OtherQuotesQuotes

Ray
Ray: She left Super Ray. And even though his heart is encased in Adamantium fat, like Wolverine, he was destroyed.



81Ray & Jonathan OtherQuotesQuotes

Ray & Jonathan
Ray: I have a new alter-alter-ego. Kevin Bacon.
Jonathan: What do you mean, Kevin Bacon?
Ray: He emailed me this morning. Somehow, he saw The Birth of Super Ray, and he wants to meet tonight. He thinks he can option it for like $10,000.
Jonathan: My God, this is huge! He wants to play Super Ray?
Ray: Yes, he thinks it can finally be his big franchise character. Kind of like a drunken Batman with a big cock.




82Ray's ex-girlfriend Leah's dog's name. OtherTriviaName Game-Animals

Ray's ex-girlfriend Leah's dog's name.
Ray Ray
Ray Jr.
Little Ray


83Richard Antrem OtherQuotesQuotes

Richard Antrem
Richard Antrem: Thank you so much for coming to the opening of Richard & Sons. As some of you may know, we are trying to elevate New York City's connection with its food. We promote only local fare grown by vegans and conscientious objectors.

84Stella & Jonathan OtherQuotesQuotes

Stella & Jonathan
Stella: What to vaporize some more pot?
Jonathan: I want to vaporize you.




85The name of the dungeon mistress, as wel... OtherTriviaName Game

The name of the dungeon mistress, as well as Jonathan's mother.
Ann
Maureen
Florence


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