Created by Draco9904.

Misadventures of the Less Fortunate is an animated comedy-drama web TV series created for Netflix. It stars Aaron Paul, Jason Segal, Kate Mara, Cobie Smulders, Chris Parnell, Kate McKinnon, with Wentworth Miller, and Kelsey Grammer. It currently consists of 13 episodes.


Shane is a well-meaning yet cynical criminal who is given a chance restart his life by being forced to attend weekly meetings at a low-tier support group for the "less fortunate", where he interacts with other group members with their own problems.


  • Aaron Paul as Shane, the main protagonist, an alcoholic "former" criminal.
  • Jason Segal as Norman, the eccentric support group leader.
  • Kate Mara as Karen, a group member who has trouble expressing her feelings and problems (including her smoking problems), a hospital employee, Shane's love interest.
  • Cobie Smulders as Trisha, a group member with violent anger issues.
  • Chris Parnell as Jeff, a stressed workaholic group member with caffeine addiction issues, working as an office worker.
  • Kate McKinnon as Amy, a drug-addicted group member.
  • Wentworth Miller as Joel, a no-nonsense police officer who keeps an eye on Shane and is his "best friend".
  • Kelsey Grammer as Hank, Shane's apartment neighbor, a father figure towards Shane.

Supporting Cast

  • Mooney, a police officer and Joel's partner.
  • Bree, Jeff's wife.
  • Reina, Hank's estranged daughter.


No. Title
1 Week 1/2: How To Start Restarting Your Life
2 Week 3/4: How To Not Be An Idiot
3 Week 5/6: How To Not Be A Weirdo
4 Week 7/8: How To Not Be An Ass
5 Week 9/10: How To Get Hired (and Stay Employed)
6 Week 11/12: How To Have Fun (without Drugs)
7 Week 13/14: How To Help Others (without Drugs)
8 Week 15/16: How To Not Be Hard on Yourself
9 Week 17/18: How To Not Get Arrested
10 Week 19/20: How To Spend A Day With No Friends
11 Week 21/22: How To Not Be A Liar
12 Week 23/24: How To Not Be A Bad Person
13 Week 25/26: How To Finish Restarting Your Life

Creator's Notes

  • The main inspirations for this series include:
    • How I Met Your Mother
    • The Amazing World of Gumball
    • Mom
    • Bojack Horseman
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