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''Cake'' is an American live-action/adult animated anthology television series that premiered on FXX on September 25, 2019. The series features an assortment of short-form comedy. The second season premiered on March 5, 2020. The third season premiered on July 9, 2020. The fourth season premiered on March 11, 2021.

Overview

The episodes of the series consists of multiple short segments, both live action and animated. Each episode contains a season length "anchor" miniseries with various other shorts filling out the remaining time. The first season has been described by the creator as similar in tone to ''500 Days of Summer'' with the second season having a more traditional comedy vibe.

Recurring segments



Live-action

;Oh Jerome, No :Considered the "anchor series" of season one and the only one with continuity between episodes. These shorts follow the overly-sensitive Jerome (Mamoudou Athie) as he searches for love. Written and directed by Teddy Blanks and Alex Karpovsky, it is an adaptation and continuation of their 2016 short film of the same name. Features original music by Natalie Prass. ;Quarter Life Poetry :An exploration of a young woman's struggles in her social life and professional life. Some of the episodes feature spoken word or musical elements. Written, starring and created by Samantha Jayne. ''Quarter Life Poetry'' originated as a collection of short poems Jayne posted on Instagram that were then published as a book in 2016. ;Two Pink Doors :A series of vignettes about the happenings in two neighboring residences. Created and directed by Phil Burgers; produced by Abso Lutely Productions. ;Shark Lords :The predominant segment in season two documents an extreme sports enthusiast and his support team as they attempt to copulate with a shark. Created by Alex Anfanger and Dan Schimpf. Starring Alex Anfanger, Ditch Davey, Deb Filler, Hayley Magnus, and Rhys Mitchell. ;Greetings From Florida :Written and directed by Tyler Falbo.

Animated

;Joe Bennett Collection :Directed and animated by Joseph Bennett. ;Symphony No. 42 :Written, directed and designed by Réka Bucsi, based on the 2014 short film of the same name. ;Psychotown :Created by Dave Carter and Nikos Andronicos. ;Drifters :Conversations of various aquatic creatures. Directed by Gustaf Lindström. ;Tree Secrets :Anthropomorphic trees discuss topics such as psychedelic drugs and cross-dressing. Written, directed and produced by Justin Michael and Harry Chaskin. ;Stzap :Directed and animated by Hugo De Faucompret, Pierre Pinon, and Caroline Cherrier. ;Talking Cure :Directed by Felipe Di Poi Tamargo. ;Walt :Created by Greg Yagolnitzer. ;Dicktown :Created by and starring John Hodgman and David Rees.

Episodes



International release

In Canada, instead of airing on the Canadian version of FXX, the first three seasons were released on Disney+ via the Star hub on February 22, 2021.

Accolades



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External links

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