Rodney Information

Rodney is an American television sitcom that was shown on ABC from September 21, 2004, to June 6, 2006. Ric Swartzlander was the creator and executive producer of the comedy series. David Himelfarb was the executive producer.


The show's story revolves around the character Rodney Hamilton (Rodney Carrington) who wishes to leave his horrible job in Tulsa, Oklahoma, to become a stand-up comedian.

Rodney's life revolves around his family - his wife Trina (Jennifer Aspen) and his sons Jack (Oliver Davis) and Bo (Matthew Josten). He also spends a lot of time with his best friend Barry Martin (Nick Searcy) who constantly tries to escape his wife Genie, and with his crazy sister-in-law Charlie (Amy Pietz).

Another recurring character is police officer Gerald Bob (Jon Reep), who has a sexual relationship with Rodney's sister-in-law, Charlie.


Other than in the US, the show also began broadcasting in the UK on ABC1 on May 31, 2005, in Australia on the Seven Network on August 17, 2006 and in the Netherlands on June 9, 2008. The final six episodes were not aired in the United States, however they were shown in Australia on the Seven network in October 2006 and on ABC1 in the UK (before that channel closed in 2007). In Poland it premiered on Comedy Central Family (former VH1) on May 14, 2011.

American ratings

Season Episodes Premiere Season finale U.S. ratings
1 2004"2005 22 September 21, 2004 April 26, 2005 9.0 million (56th place)
2 2005"2006 22 (6 unaired) October 4, 2005 June 6, 2006 6.6 million (93rd place)

DVD release

Season 1 of the series was released exclusively to Wal-Mart on May 5, 2009. The set included all 22 episodes and presented in widescreen. The second season DVD-Box was released on October 6, 2009 and includes all 22 episodes.

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