Oscar winner Kathy Bates (Misery) will star in the new original comedy series Disjointed from executive producer Chuck Lorre (The Big Bang Theory, Two and a Half Men). Netflix is so sure Disjointed will be binge-worthy, they’ve ordered the pot comedy straight to series. Per Netflix, season one of the multi-camera series will consist of 20 half-hour episodes.
The series will be produced by Warner Bros. Television for Netflix. Lorre and David Javerbaum (The Daily Show) are writing Disjointed, and both are executive producing.
Bates earned an Emmy Award in the Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie category for her work in American Horror Story: Coven. She also earned an Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series Emmy for guest starring in Lorre’s Two and a Half Men. Her additional television credits include Mike & Molly, Harry’s Law, and Six Feet Under.
The Plot: Disjointed is a workplace comedy starring Kathy Bates as a lifelong advocate for legalization who’s finally living her dream as the owner of an L.A.–area cannabis dispensary. Joining her are three budtenders, her twenty-something son and a deeply troubled security guard. All of them are more or less constantly high.