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THE LAST MAN ON EARTH: Will Forte, Chris Miller, and Phil Lord Preview Fox’s Unique New Comedy

February 27, 2015 by  
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It’s not uncommon for people associated with shows to claim they’re doing something that hasn’t been done on television before. Occasionally, they’re at least partially correct. But when talking about the new Fox comedy, THE LAST MAN ON EARTH, it’s hard to think of any other series that has attempted something quite like this — there is nothing on television to hold it up against, the show is its own unique being.

The basic premise is simple: Phil Miller (Will Forte) is, as the title suggests, the last man in the world. He traveled all over looking for another living being, and has now settled in Arizona (with some ball buddies).

Beyond that? The series gets a bit more complicated, as layers of the show are pulled back that really can’t be discussed until it airs.

So in the meantime, I asked THE LAST MAN ON EARTH executive producers Chris Miller and Phil Lord what they want viewers to know about the series pre-air, and spoke with series star (and creator) Forte about acting solo…

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