Welcome to Day 3 of the 12 Days of Judd Apatow. It’s like Christmas, but funnier and with fewer annoying relations. Or Hanukkah without nearly as many latkes. You can see more of the brilliant products of Apatow’s mind here and eventually here and here and here, too.
One of the most notable things about Apatow is his ability to find young talent. Would James Franco be sawing his own arm off in 127 Days without first playing Daniel in Freaks and Geeks? Would Jason Segel have found fame on both the big and small screens without his parts in Freaks and Geeks and Undeclared? And look at Busy Phillips. Her role on “Cougartown” is brilliant and, if we do say so ourselves, kind of like a grown up Kim Kelly. His roster of discoveries include Seth Rogen, Charlie Hunnam (you should really watch him in “Sons of Anarchy” on DVD), Jay Baruchel, Linda Cardellini, John Daly (“Bones”), Carla Gallo, and, of course, Martin Starr.
To celebrate Day 3, here are a few of our favorite clips from Undeclared:
Undeclared airs Fridays at 11 p.m. ET, more often if you’re lucky