Free Agents tells the story of an emotionally distressed man, Alex dealing with his recent divorce and an emotionally heartbroken women, Helen dealing with her fiancé’s recent passing who find comfort in each other’s bed.
Co-workers Alex (Hank Azaria) and Helen (Kathryn Hahn), both recently single end up in bed together one night. Alex recently divorced and Helen, dealing with the death of her fiancé are not ready for a relationship just yet. After their awkward encounter Helen decides being friends is the best thing for them. But, Alex is left wondering if his emotional breakdown after sex is the reason they will remain just friends. Both are in desperate need to get back into the dating game but Helen would rather spend her time alone drinking alone and not dealing with her problems and Alex just wants to spend time with Helen.
I honestly wouldn’t watch this show again. Hank Azaria, known for being hilarious in his variety of roles, does nothing to give this show the extra kick it needs. A show about two people jumping into together in the pilot will fail. People love to watch the chase and the anticipation of the two characters being together and the writers gave it up in the first episode.
The show lacks a story and all the elements needed to make a good series.