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New show from the creator of "Nip/Tuck": Transsexual sportswriter!

Discussion in 'Anything goes' started by Perry White, Sep 27, 2006.

  1. Perry White

    Perry White Active Member


    FX and "Nip/Tuck" creator Ryan Murphy have made a deal for a new drama called "4 oz." that will follow the metamorphosis of a married sportswriter who is a transsexual.
    Murphy, who has begun writing a pilot episode he hopes to shoot early next year, told Daily Variety that he has mapped out a natural five-season arc for the series that also focuses on the gender-conflicted protag's teenage sons.
    "The first season deals with the revelation of his secret," Murphy said. "In the second season, he begins dressing like a woman. The third covers the surgery, and his inherent doubts about going through with it, and by the fourth season, he's living as a woman and attempting to find love."

    Murphy said "4 oz." refers to the average weight of a penis, remarkably light given the amount of havoc it creates for men.
  2. Ace

    Ace Well-Known Member

    Good luck with that five-season arc, pal.
  3. JR

    JR Well-Known Member

    Funny, I was thinking exactly the same thing. Won't make it out of the first season.
  4. Killick

    Killick Well-Known Member

    Four ounces? FOUR OUNCES? Feh!

    (... and I'd like to point out that JR, Perry White and Ace didn't dispute that figure)
    ;D ;D ;D ;D ;D
  5. Ace

    Ace Well-Known Member

    I don't know about Teenie and Tiny, but I try to remain humble.
  6. Perry White

    Perry White Active Member

  7. mediaguy

    mediaguy Well-Known Member

    Is it immature of me to laugh at "Nip/Tuck" and "transsexual" being so close in the headline? Wasn't there a great Slap Maxwell where Dabney realized he was a hermaphrodite? That was crazy.
  8. Killick

    Killick Well-Known Member

    i'm a little hesitant to click on this link, for fear of being confronted by the outer mongolian venomous constricting trouser snake.
  9. Mizzougrad96

    Mizzougrad96 Active Member

    Episode 1 - While dressed like Judy Garland the sportswriter is surprised to hear that Mateen Cleaves is not in the building despite writing a column that said he was...

    Episode 2 - After getting his salad tossed by Clay Aiken, the sportswriter gets fired from his freelance gig for ripping Scoop Jackson...

    Episode 3 - While listening to Streisand on his Ipod, the sportswriter is hospitalized after falling down the steps in the LSU press box.
  10. BYH

    BYH Active Member

    Ryan Murphy is seriously fucked up.

    How did he pitch this? "It's Everybody Loves Raymond, if Raymond wanted to be a chick!"
  11. Perry White

    Perry White Active Member

    You will be disappointed.
  12. TheSportsPredictor

    TheSportsPredictor Well-Known Member

    Does the sportswriter work for Baseball Prospectus?
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