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The ‘Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp’ Trailer Is a Hilariously Low Budget Ad for Camp Firewood

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With Netflix’s upcoming series prequel to Wet Hot American Summer fast approaching (it premieres on July 2013), the streaming service is still being withholding: their new trailer for Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp is actually an ad within an ad. The whole thing is a very low budget (so low-budget that a flash to a sex tape was “accidentally” edited into it) commercial for Camp Firewood — the place where both the original and the prequel take place.
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MR. ROBOT -- "hellofriend.mov" Episode 101 -- Pictured: (l-r) Rami Malek as Elliot, Christian Slater as Mr. Robot -- (Photo by: David Giesbrecht/USA Network)

An Intriguing Premise and a Strong Performance Anchor Hacker Drama ‘Mr. Robot’

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Last week, when USA Network premiered Complications, the show was notable not because of its quality (the medical series is a mostly forgettable summer program) but because it remarked on the new direction USA is experimenting with: smarter (and decidedly bleaker), non-procedural, character-driven dramas. Complications may not have been a the most well-executed example of this, but USA’s other new series, Mr. Robot, will debut Wednesday with an exciting, well-done pilot.
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