In Which Emmy Winner Louie C.K. Gets in Shape on the Lower East Side

Posted on: September 24th, 2012 at 6:28 am by

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East River Promenade

Louie C.K. certainly knows what he’s doing, winning an Emmy last night for “Outstanding Writing for a Comedy” on his eponymous FX hit Louie. The dramedy is unbelievably badass, evoking melancholic humor and themes of underdog struggle through the lens of a not-so-glamorous New York City. Of course, it also helps to have current and past comedic stars rolling through the set (i.e. Seinfeld, Chris Rock, Robin Williams).

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In front of Streit’s on Rivington

As with previous episodes in the series, there are significant neighborhood shout-outs. In “Late Show Part 3,” we watch as Louie gets in shape for the possible big Late Night gig presented to him a couple weeks earlier. The various workout scenes are seemingly an homage to Rocky.

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Outside Little Muenster on Stanton

This Thursday is the final episode of the third season.

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On Grand Street, with Flowers Cafe in the background

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