Season One is the first season of " Crazy Ex-Girlfriend" which aired on The CW network. The pilot episode was originally developed by the cable network Showtime who ended up passing on the show. It was picked up to series by The CW network for an initial run of 13 episodes. On Novemebr 23, 2015 The CW ordered an additional five episodes bringing the total to eighteen. The season started on October 12, 2015 with the premiere of the pilot " Josh Just Happens to Live Here!" and ended on April 4, 2016 with the season finale " Paula Needs to Get Over Josh!". Before the finale aired the show was renewed for a second season on March 11, 2016.
Pilot location shooting schedule Edit
1821 E. Merced Ave.
5 p.m. to 6 a.m. Friday.
Both interior and exterior filming with a song-and-dance number planned at night.
Solano Park, 1469 McCabe Way
4 p.m. to 8 p.m., Friday
Exterior shots of a car pulling up.
1050 Lakes Drive, Suite 150
7 a.m. to 10 p.m., Monday
Interior and exterior filming with a dance rehearsal at Lakes Mall Plaza.
1200-1230 Lakes Mall Plaza, in front of Edwards West Covina
7 a.m. to 10 p.m. Tuesday; 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. Wednesday
Exterior filming of a song-and-dance number that incorporates 250 extras and dancers; Lakes Drive closed near 1050 Lakes Drive.
Big League Dreams, 2100 South Azusa Ave.
2 p.m. to 10 p.m. Wednesday
Interior and exterior shots, water-based atmospheric smoke planned, 50 extras.
In September 2015, Billboards were put up around
Los Angeles to promote the show. A few featured a 3-D effect with a balloon.
New York City on Broadway and West 49th above Mama Sbarri's restaurant various billboards advertised the show.
A series of online webisodes were produced to promote the show. This included behind the scenes videos and a Q & A series called
Crazy Ex-Girlfriend Season 1 Gag Reel (NSFW)
• v • e d Season One Episodes
" Josh Just Happens to Live Here!"
October 12, 2015
Directed by: Marc Webb - Written by: Rachel Bloom & Aline Brosh MCKenna
New York lawyer Rebecca Bunch makes an impulsive decision to move to West Covina, California.
" Josh's Girlfriend is Really Cool!"
October 19, 2015
Directed by: Don Scardino - Written by: Rachel Bloom & Aline Brosh McKenna
Rebecca unexpectedly bonds with Valencia much to the dismay of Josh and Paula.
" I Hope Josh Comes to My Party!"
October 26, 2015
Directed by: Tamra Davis - Written by: Rachel Bloom & Aline Brosh McKenna
Rebecca thows a party in order to get quality time with Josh.
" Josh and I Are Good People!"
November 9, 2015
Directed by: Alex Hardcastle - Written by: Michael Hitchcock
Rebecca goes to extremes to prove Greg that he's wrong about her being a terrible person.
" My First Thanksgiving With Josh!"
November 23, 2015
Directed by: Joanna Kerns - Written by: Rene Gube
Rebecca gets invited to Josh's family Thanksgiving dinner where she hopes to impress his parents.
" I'm So Happy That Josh Is So Happy!"
November 28, 2015
Directed by: Lawrence Trilling - Written by: Sono Patel
Rebecca becomes depressed after Josh and Valencia move in together.
" My Mom, Greg's Mom and Josh's Sweet Dance Moves!"
November 30, 2015
Directed by: Steven Tsuchida - Written by: Rachel Specter & Audrey Wauchope
Rebecca's mother visits; Greg and Heather go to Christmas dinner with his mother and step family.
" I'm Back at Camp with Josh!"
February 1, 2016
Directed by: Michael Shultz - Written by: Jack Dolgen
Rebecca volunteers at a youth camp with Josh; Darryl invites Greg, Hector and White Josh over to his place for a party.
" That Text Was Not Meant for Josh!"
February 8, 2016
Directed by: Daisy Meyer - Written by: Elisabeth Kiernan Averick
Rebecca accidentally sends a text meant for Paula concerning Josh to Josh himself.
" Josh is Going to Hawaii!"
March 6, 2016
Directed by: Erin Erhlich - Written by: Sono Patel
Rebecca is convinced by Paula to chase after Josh who is going to Hawaii.
" Josh Has No Idea Where I Am!"
Directed by: Steven Tsuchida - Written by: Aline Brosh McKenna and Rachel Bloom
While on a plane trip Rebecca has a therapy session with Dr.Akopian.
" Josh's Sister is Getting Married!"
Directed by: Alex Hardcastle - Written by: Audrey Wauchope and Rachel Spector
Rebecca is asked to be a bridesmaid in Josh's sisters wedding.
" Why Is Josh in a Bad Mood?"
Directed by: Joanna Kerns - Written by: Jack Dolgen
Paula suspects Rebecca of having a steamy affair and Josh is upset when he discovers who that is with.
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