The Increasingly Poor Decisions Of Todd Margaret. Todd Margaret (David Cross). Copyright: RDF Television / Merman.

The Increasingly Poor Decisions Of Todd Margaret

FOX and More4 sitcom about a US executive. 19 episodes (pilot + 3 series), 2009 - 2016. Stars David Cross, Spike Jonze, Russ Tamblyn, Jon Hamm and others.

The Increasingly Poor Decisions Of Todd Margaret. Image shows from L to R: Dave (Blake Harrison), Todd Margaret (David Cross). Copyright: RDF Television / Merman.

Series 2, Episode 5 - The Crime Scene, The Storyteller And The Sanctimonious Tower Of Morality

After a disastrous night, Todd finds himself in an even more disastrous situation. Alice is forced to run from the law when the police see the unauthorised liquor license Todd gave her.


This episode was broadcast in February 2012 in America.

Broadcast details

Tuesday 2nd April 2013
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
David Cross Todd Margaret
Spike Jonze Doug Whitney
Russ Tamblyn Chuck Margaret
Jon Hamm Dave's Employee
Sharon Horgan Alice Bell
Blake Harrison Dave
Will Arnett Brent Wilts
Sara Pascoe Pam
Guest cast
Justin Edwards TV Newscaster
Alexander Kirk Prison Guard
Graham Duff Brian
Trevor Cooper Neville Lordhunt
Steve Oram Officer Petty Hurt
Ben Bishop Officer Tosh Hunderfunk
Andrew Ashford Landlord of the Hand and Cock
Andrew Havill Colin De Granville QC
Amber Tamblyn News Reporter Stephanie Daley
Norma Walker Todd's Mum
Steve Davis Self
Writing team
David Cross Writer
Shaun Pye Writer
Mark Chappell Writer
Production team
Ben Gregor Director
Michael Livingstone Producer
Clelia Mountford Executive Producer
Debbie DeMontreux Executive Producer
Christian Vesper Executive Producer
Jennifer Caserta Executive Producer
Christine Lubrano (as Christine Lubrano-Dyer) Executive Producer

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