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
    David Cross Associate Producer
    Gary Dollner Editor
    Jono Griffith Editor
    Dennis De Groot Production Designer
    Johnny Marr Composer

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