Chozen (partially lost FXX animated sitcom; 2014)

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Promotional artwork for Chozen

Status: Partially Lost

Chozen was an American animated sitcom that aired on FXX in 2014. The show revolved Phillip "Chozen" Cullens who is a gay rapper trying to find footing in life after being released from prison. Airing from January to March of 2014 as apart of the new spinoff channel FXX, the series was met with mostly negative reception. Only ten of the thirteen episodes of Chozen aired before the series was prematurely pulled from the air. Despite the fact that the ten episodes that did air can be viewed on various streaming services, the last three episodes have yet to surface.

Plot

Chozen follows Phillip Cullens, a gay rapper who is on a quest for redemption after being wrongfully imprisoned. Phillip hopes to make it big in rap. Phillip gets together former lovers, roommates, and random people to form a rap crew. Throughout the series, conflicts arise among the crew, but in the end, they always find ways to make it up.[1]

Cast

  • Phillip Cullens voiced by Bobby Moynihan
  • Crisco voiced by Hannibal Buress)
  • Ricky voiced by Michael Peña
  • Tracy Cullens voiced by Kathryn Hahn
  • Troy voiced by Nick Swardson
  • Hunter voiced by Ike Barinholtz
  • Idris "Phantasm" Florentine voiced by Method Man
  • Jimmy Cromwell voiced by Danny McBride

Reception

The first episode debuted with just 946,000 viewers and getting a 0.6 rating. The viewership for the episode of Chozen dropped by 30%. By May of 2014, it was officially announced that Chozen would not be renewed.[2]

Avalability

The first ten episodes of Chozen can be viewed on multiple streaming services. The last three episodes of Chozen have yet to surface. Surprisingly the three unaired episodes were not included with the DVD release of Chozen.[3]

Episode List

Episode Synopsis Status
1. Pilot Phillip seeks redemption by starting a rap crew Found
2. Love & Bottlerockets Phillip takes action when he suspects that Tracy's boyfriend is cheating Found
3. Beef A job offer pairs Phillip with an old foe Found
4. Da Director Tracy and Phillip work on a music video Found
5. Laced An old dispute creates tention between Phil and the band as they get ready for a major competition Found
6. I'm with the Contraband Phillip launches a criminal enterprise Found
7. Family Weekend Phillip and Tracy's parents have an unforgiving night Found
8. Boy's Night Phillip and Crisco create hype for their new song. Found
9. In a pickle The band's future is in the air as a new offer is presented Found
10. The Battle of the Broken speaker Phillip faces off with his rival. Found
11. Sell, Sell, Sell Phillip is thrown back into prison. Lost
12. Soul Punch Phil's rival quits the rap business. Lost
13. Scurry stories Phil and the crew go after a ghost said to haunt the campus. Lost

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