|Inside Amy Schumer|
|Country of origin||United States|
|No. of seasons||4|
|No. of episodes||39 (list of episodes)|
|Running time||22 minutes|
|Distributor||Viacom Media Networks|
|Original network||Comedy Central|
|Picture format||HDTV 1080i|
|Original release||April 30, 2013 –|
June 16, 2016
Inside Amy Schumer is an American sketch comedy television series created and hosted by Amy Schumer. The series premiered on April 30, 2013, on Comedy Central and aired its final episode on June 16, 2016.Schumer and Daniel Powell served as the show's executive producers. Inside Amy Schumer completed its second season on June 3, 2014, and was renewed for a third season a week later. The third season premiered on April 21, 2015, with a fourth season ordered the same day. The fourth season premiered on April 21, 2016. The show received a Peabody Award and has been nominated for eight Primetime Emmy Awards, winning two. On January 6, 2016, the show was renewed for a fifth season. In August 2016, there was speculation that the show had been cancelled despite the earlier announcement of renewal. Schumer denied the reports via social media, stating that production of the show was going on hiatus while she focused on touring. However, she also stated that she was "not making the show anymore". According to a March 2019 interview by The New York Times, Schumer is under contract to produce another season of the show. On February 24, 2021, it was announced that the show would be returning with five specials by Paramount+.
Each episode is divided into several segments of varying length – sketches, short excerpts of stand-up comedy and street interviews with members of the public. The vast majority of episodes finish with an interview of an unusual person, often regarding sexuality or gender roles. Amy Schumer is the only person featured in every episode and each segment.
|First aired||Last aired|
|1||10||April 30, 2013||July 2, 2013|
|2||10||April 1, 2014||June 3, 2014|
|3||10||April 21, 2015||July 7, 2015|
|4||9||April 21, 2016||June 16, 2016|
|Title||Original air date||US viewers|
|1||1||"Bad Decisions"||April 30, 2013||1.56|
Amy has a one-night stand, then imagines spending the rest of her life with him.interviews a model.
|2||2||"Real Sext"||May 7, 2013||1.35|
Amy tries to sext, but does it wrong.stripper.
|3||3||"A Porn Star Is Born"||May 14, 2013||1.25|
Amy quits her job in porn.
Amy has difficulty accepting a compliment.
Amy's boyfriend tells her that he is HIV-positive.Amy interviews a plastic surgeon.
|4||4||"The Horror"||May 21, 2013||1.10|
Amy gets a bad haircut.
Amy breaks wind when she is afraid.
Amy has a romantic encounter with Amber Tamblyn.Amy interviews a man who has a very large penis.
|5||5||"Gang Bang"||May 28, 2013||1.05|
Amy decides to have a gang bang.
Amy becomes a waitress.
Amy gives a friend a vibrator.
Amy uses cancer to get out of commitments.Amy interviews a dominatrix.
|6||6||"Meth Lab"||June 4, 2013||0.85|
Amy cooks meth, causing explosions which blow her arms and legs off.
Amy gets food slapped out of her mouth.
Amy tries to maintain a makeover.
Amy goes to the gym to work out while asleep.Amy interviews a ballerina.
|7||7||"Unpleasant Truths"||June 11, 2013||0.71|
Amy receives a massage.
Amy has multiple personalities.
Amy has a memorable interaction with a boyfriend.Amy interviews a bodyguard.
|8||8||"Clown Panties"||June 18, 2013||0.80|
Amy finds out that her boyfriend is cheating on her with a clown.
Amy fights an addiction to buying people things.Amy interviews a six-year-old boy.
|9||9||"Terrible People"||June 25, 2013||0.87|
Amy wears a catsuit.
Amy lies to get out of a charity event.Amy goes to a psychic to contact her dead grandmother, but unintentionally summons the ghost of her creepy Uncle Randy (Dave Attell).
|10||10||"Sex Tips"||July 2, 2013||0.82|
Amy is disappointed with her devil's threesome, because both men left her out of it.
Amy searches for the perfect sex tip while working for a magazine.Amy competes on a dating reality show. Bridget Everett sings about her breasts.
|Title||Original air date||US viewers|
|11||1||"You Would Bang Her?"||April 1, 2014||1.33|
An all-male focus group discuss the show. The conversation concentrates on her looks.
Amy is a Russian tennis player who loses a match in straight sets to Bridget Everett.
Amy is a secretary.Amy interviews a porn producer.
|12||2||"I'm So Bad"||April 8, 2014||0.96|
Amy plays a mother in a television advertisement for a finger-shaped snack called Fingerblasters.
Amy's boyfriend is playing a military video game. She tries it - and quickly dislikes it.
Amy has lunch with her friends. She and most of the group push a waiter to the ground and eat his face.
A small group of men, including Amy's husband, talk to each other about their sex lives. Amy's husband's stories about sex with her are badly received by the rest. Amy comes in and details to her husband the sex acts she wants to engage in with him.
Amy arrives at a prom in a horse-drawn carriage and wearing a tiara. She attempts to become the date of a teenage boy. She has wrongly assumed that he does not have a date and expects to receive cunnilingus from him. Her plan does not succeed, because he is there with his girlfriend. She leaves, riding the horse. The incident receives negative press coverage.Amy interviews a sex columnist.
|13||3||"A Chick Who Can Hang"||April 15, 2014||1.19|
Amy hides in a giant cake in order to surprise her boyfriend of seven years on his birthday. She is horrified to overhear him say to one of his guests that he is not really into her. She breaks out of the cake, then angrily breaks up with him and walks off, saying that she has met somebody else.
A group of male friends in a bar talk about how much they like tomboys.
Amy and her friends talk about a mobile phone app.
Amy spends hours on the phone speaking to staff at a call center in order to try to solve her Internet connection problem. She rows to India, where she shoots one of the call center's workers and herself in their heads. Her partner solves the problem by restarting the router.Amy interviews a woman who used to be a phone sex operator.
|14||4||"Boner Doctor"||April 22, 2014||0.98|
Amy is on a television advertisement using her own phone number to invite men who have priapism to visit her to have their penises softened.
Amy stays at a fancy hotel where the staff are very servile to her. However, when she is a few minutes late checking out, they turn hostile and a member of staff picks her up then carries her out.
Amy goes to a clothing store, where she buys a skirt which is far too small for her, believing that she will soon lose a lot of weight.
Amy and her co-presenter's TV show is about types of people in the gym who annoy other gym-goers.Amy interviews a young man who used to deliver marijuana.
|15||5||"Allergic to Nuts"||April 29, 2014||1.04|
Amy is at a pole dancing lesson, where she and the other attendees judge strippers who are leaving a nightclub across the street.
A television advertisement for cosmetic surgery.
Amy meets a magician in a bar. She goes to bed with him, and he disappears.Amy interviews her comedian friends.
|16||6||"Down for Whatever"||May 6, 2014||0.99|
Amy is an animal hoarder who wants to give her animals away.
Amy is a participant on Celebrity Spooky Stories, in which she recounts her stay at a hotel which she assumes was haunted.
A television advertisement for jewellery.
Amy breaks up with her boyfriend in a restaurant, having received advice from a guru.Amy interviews a 106-year-old woman.
|17||7||"Slow Your Roll"||May 13, 2014||0.99|
Amy is recommended various diets.
Amy is an optician.
Amy goes to therapy with her mother, and helps her to use a laptop.Amy interviews a comedian about his interesting sex life.
|18||8||"Tyler Perry's Episode 208"||May 20, 2014||0.74|
Amy thinks she has the perfect boyfriend, but is unaware that he enjoys erotic asphyxiation.
Amy is a panelist on a talk show called The Nurses.
Amy presents the news and is horrified to find out - while on air - that her boyfriend has another girlfriend.Amy interviews a woman who used to be a flight attendant.
|19||9||"Raise a Glass"||May 27, 2014||0.88|
Amy competes in a drunken cooking competition.
|20||10||"Slut-Shaming"||June 3, 2014||0.82|
Amy gets ready for sex.
Amy competes on a game show.
While Amy is talking to her partner, a man knocks on their door looking for his cat. She is puzzled when the two men passionately kiss.
Amy is one of four women on the panel of a talk show called The Gab, in which most of the chat is about their mutual friend Janelle.fellatio.
|Title||Original air date||US viewers|
|21||1||"Last Fuckable Day"||April 21, 2015||1.01|
Amy sings about her buttocks.
Amy goes to great lengths to obtain birth control.Amy interviews Bailey Jay, a trans woman.
|22||2||"Cool With It"||April 28, 2015||0.79|
Amy goes to a strip club.
Amy has a leeching boyfriend who wants to be a rapper.Amy interviews Noel Biderman.
|23||3||"12 Angry Men Inside Amy Schumer"||May 5, 2015||0.85|
|In a parody of 12 Angry Men , a jury of 12 men must determine if Amy Schumer is hot enough to be on TV. Initially, only one juror thinks that she is hot enough - but the others are gradually persuaded that she is.|
|24||4||"I'm Sorry"||May 12, 2015||0.85|
Amy is attracted to a young man at a bar; she thinks that he is attracted to her, but he is actually attracted to beer.
Amy is an actress who appears on a talk show, where she is very popular with the host and audience.
Amy has sex while being videoed.
Amy directs a television commercial for pizza in which one of the actors is a former porn star.Amy interviews a gigolo.
|25||5||"Babies & Bustiers"||May 19, 2015||0.67|
Amy enjoys her new "bla-dow" - shapewear which makes the wearer's buttocks stick out while compressing her torso.
Amy a six-year-old who has a rapid-aging disease who participates in a child beauty pageant.
Amy is a dog owner who breastfeeds it.
Amy and her friends talk about opening a bakery in Maine.Amy interviews a woman who had been a contestant on The Bachelor .
|26||6||"80s Ladies"||May 26, 2015||0.68|
Women are visited by a group of four women (including Amy) called the 80s Ladies. One at her office, another at home and another in a clothes shop, where they have Richard Gere's credit card which they stole.
Bill Nye claims that the universe sends cryptic messages to women in their twenties, including Amy (who is having an affair with her married boss), Abbi Jacobson (who wants a puggle) and Ilana Glazer (who wants to make mittens).
Amy defends the actions of Bill Cosby in court by promoting his comedy and likable public persona.
Amy is very disappointed to be divorced at 33 and having recently moved back in with her mother. Two friends of Amy's help her to create a man in a 'Weird Science' way, but the result is a severely mutated being.Amy interviews a psychic.
|27||7||"Fight Like a Girl"||June 2, 2015||0.71|
Amy is a stripper on her first job - going to a house where she strips for a dog's bachelor party while she is dressed as a police officer. Another stripper, dressed as a nurse, goes upstairs with the groom. The bride arrives, and goes upstairs with a gun. Amy flees with the printer.
Amy accompanies her partner on a shopping trip for a new shirt.
Amy narrates at The Museum of Boyfriend Wardrobe Atrocities.
Amy trains men to use feminine fighting techniques.Amy interviews a couple whose relationship has been open for all of the seven years that they have been together.
|28||8||"Foam"||June 23, 2015||0.808|
A television advertisement for hair dye for women who are on the run.
Amy goes to a cocktail party with her boyfriend. She has separate conversations with two men who criticize her for 'being arrogant' by bringing up early in each conversation the fact that she has a boyfriend. When talking to another partygoer, she decides not to mention it and stays with him until his death four decades later. He tells her on his deathbed that he only wanted her as a beard.
Amy develops an intense silent romance with her barista via patterns that he draws in the foam of her coffee.
Amy has an uncomfortable session with her counsellor. The session is of no use to Amy, because the counsellor is emotional because her parents were recently killed in a fire.Amy interviews EJ Johnson.
|29||9||"Wingwoman"||June 30, 2015||0.885|
Amy is an employee of a company called ListenAlert, who are hired by people for $100,000 per month to listen to them.
Amy introduces her brother and her boyfriend to each other. When Amy leaves the room, her brother repeatedly tells her boyfriend not have anal sex with her. Her brother's girlfriend is in a wheelchair as a result of anal sex with him.Amish woman.
|30||10||"3 Buttholes"||July 7, 2015||0.759|
Amy has a two-week relationship with a man who has a cockney accent and uses a lot of slang. He is poor, unemployed, has an obnoxious personality, and a small penis which does not work properly. Her attraction to him is solely because of his accent.
Amy tries to improve her smile with the help of a coach.Bridget Everett performs a song in which she repeatedly tells men to put their dick away.
|Title||Original air date||US viewers|
|31||1||"The World's Most Interesting Woman in the World"||April 21, 2016||0.765|
Amy is multi-skilled, popular and interesting - and only has one eye - in a television advertisement for a hospice.
Amy and her partner try to avoid sex with each other.
Amy is interrogated by politicians when she goes for a pap test.
Amy eats a yogurt called Yo-Puss, in order to make her vagina not taste of anything.
Amy raps badly for Lin-Manuel Miranda.Amy interviews the woman who has waxed her for nine years.
|32||2||"Welcome to the Gun Show"||April 28, 2016||0.785|
Amy and her co-host sell guns on a television shopping channel. He accidentally shoots himself in the foot.advocate for gun safety.
|33||3||"Brave"||May 5, 2016||0.533|
Amy wins an Academy Award for Best Actress for her role in a drama film, having quit comedy. Steve Buscemi presents the award, where Amy's fellow nominees are Julianne Moore, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Jennifer Hudson and Laura Linney.
Amy sings about achieving closeness with her partner by doing various things.
Amy wears Guy-gles at her office, after being given them by an Australian colleague. They are a type of goggles which give the wearer information about her male co-workers when she looks at them - enabling her to work out what type of woman each one wants.
Amy appears on television advertisement, promoting to mothers a company which provides nannies that their partners will not want to have sex with - including ugly women, men, robots, a pack of wolves, a team of improvisers and family members.Amy interviews a woman who has Down syndrome.
|34||4||"Madame President"||May 12, 2016||0.548|
Amy is a member of tabloid media company AMZ.
Amy is in a clothes store, where she attempts to purchase a top. She is treated with hostility by the saleswoman because Amy is a size 12. Amy is shown the part of the shop which is for customers who are not slim. It is a field in which the other customers are Lena Dunham and a cow. Amy is sold a tarpaulin.
Amy and her friends talk about their boyfriends.Amy interviews a woman who is a sociopath.
|35||5||"Madonna / Whore"||May 19, 2016||0.501|
A television advertisement for a sponge wall attachment called Punchables, which enable angry people to punch a wall without damaging it or their hand much.
Amy has lost her nose. A group of children who carry out surgery badly attach her arm to her face.
Amy and her friends complain to each other about how long it has been since they have had sex.
Amy and her friend go on a Sex and the City bus tour. They see another SATC bus tour which is much better and more popular.
Amy has trouble figuring out which persona to adopt in bed with a new lover.Amy interviews a Catholic nun.
|36||6||"Fame"||May 26, 2016||0.551|
In a café, Amy is bombarded with attention from many demanding fans.
Amy hosts a talk show from her luxury airship.
|37||7||"Psychopath Test"||June 2, 2016||0.696|
Amy is an actress on a terrible sitcom. She breaks character and expresses her disapproval of it, so is taken off set and replaced with another actress.
Amy plays a cute character in a TV commercial for a phone company.
Pregnant Amy compares birth plans with other mothers-to-be.
Amy is a guide on a hotel room's TV.Amy interviews Jon Ronson.
|38||8||"Everyone for Themselves"||June 9, 2016||0.789|
A television advertisement for potato chips which do not make a noise when eaten.
Amy is pregnant and she and her partner - as well as other expectant parents in the room - talk about their fears about what their babies will be like.
A new dating app.
Amy tries to get some help for her lizard from the snake doctor.Bridget Everett sings about cunnilingus.
|39||9||"Rubbing Our Clips"||June 16, 2016||0.491|
|The Inside Amy Schumer team comes together for a "Real Housewives"-style reunion hosted by Andy Cohen. Many clips of scenes from various episodes are shown.|
The show has been met with generally positive reviews.The first season received a weighted average score of 66 out of 100 on Metacritic based on eight critics, indicating "generally favorable reviews". Critics were even more positive towards the second and third seasons, which received Metascores of 74 and 71 respectively. The third season also received a 100% approval rating on Rotten Tomatoes based on reviews from 10 critics, with an average rating of 10 out of 10. The site's critical consensus states, "Edgy and thought-provoking, Inside Amy Schumer's third season delivers more of the social relevance and self-deprecating wit that fans of the series have come to expect." The series was honored with a Peabody Award in 2015. The fourth season of the series received a score of 62 on Metacritic.
In 2014, Inside Amy Schumer began to be broadcast in Australia by the Australian Broadcasting Corporation. In the United Kingdom and Ireland, it is broadcast on the Viacom networks primarily Comedy Central, Comedy Central Extra and VH1.[ citation needed ]
|2014||4th Critics' Choice Television Awards||Best Actress in a Comedy Series||Amy Schumer||Nominated|
|66th Primetime Emmy Awards||Outstanding Writing for a Variety Series||Emily Altman, Amy Schumer, Jeremy Beiler, Neil Casey, Kyle Dunnigan, Jessi Klein, Kurt Metzger, Christine Nangle||Nominated|
|Peabody Award||Area of Excellence||Amy Schumer||Won|
|2015||67th Writers Guild of America Awards||Comedy / Variety — Series||Nominated|
|5th Critics' Choice Television Awards||Best Actress in a Comedy Series||Amy Schumer||Won|
|Best Guest Performer in a Comedy Series||Josh Charles||Nominated|
|31st TCA Awards||Outstanding Achievement in Comedy||Won|
|Individual Achievement in Comedy||Amy Schumer||Won|
|67th Primetime Emmy Awards||Outstanding Variety Sketch Series||Won|
|Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series||Amy Schumer|
(Episode: "Cool With It")
|Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series|| Paul Giamatti |
(Episode: "12 Angry Men Inside Amy Schumer")
|Outstanding Directing for a Variety Series||Amy Schumer & Ryan McFaul|
(Episode: "12 Angry Men Inside Amy Schumer")
|Outstanding Single-Camera Picture Editing for a Comedy Series||(Episode: "Last Fuckable Day")|
Nick Paley, Laura Weinberg, Jesse Gordon, Billy Song
|Outstanding Writing for a Variety Series||Jessi Klein, Amy Schumer, Hallie Cantor, Kim Caramele, Kyle Dunnigan, Jon Glaser, Christine Nangle, Kurt Metzger, Daniel Powell, Tami Sagher||Nominated|
|Outstanding Original Music and Lyrics||(Episode: "Cool With It")|
Song: Girl You Don't Need Makeup
Music by Kyle Dunnigan & Jim Roach, Lyrics by Kyle Dunnigan
|2016||68th Primetime Emmy Awards||Outstanding Variety Sketch Series||Nominated|
|Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series||Amy Schumer|
(Episode: "Welcome to the Gun Show")
|Outstanding Directing for a Variety Series||Ryan McFaul|
|Outstanding Writing for a Variety Series||Michael Lawrence, Amy Schumer, Jessi Klein, Daniel Powell, Christine Nangle, Kim Caramele, Kyle Dunnigan, Tami Sagher, Kurt Metzger, Claudia O'Doherty||Nominated|
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