Jake Kasdan: When Art Imitates Life

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Jake Kasdan drew on his own TV-world experiences for the film The TV Set. Gabriel Bouys/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Jake Kasdan

Jake Kasdan drew on his own TV-world experiences for the film The TV Set.

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The TV Set, starring David Duchovny and Sigourney Weaver, satirizes the punishing process of producing a TV pilot. Writer and director Jake Kasdan knows his material: He directed and co-produced the pilot for the acclaimed but short-lived TV series Freaks and Geeks.

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