‘Harry Potter’ star Rupert Grint’s rejected pilot ‘Super Clyde’ available online — WATCH

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Greg Garcia’s single-camera sitcom Super Clyde, starring Harry Potter‘s Rupert Grint and Stephen Fry, has already been nixed for a fall pick-up by CBS, but in a rare move, the network has unveiled the pilot online at CBS.com. In the series, Grint stars as a shy comic book fanatic who discovers his calling after inheriting millions of dollars from his eccentric uncle. He’s given $100,000 per month for the rest of his life, and — with the help of his butler, Randolph (Fry) — begins his thrilling new life as a superhero, secretly helping strangers in need.

It’s a unique premise with fun comic book design-style interludes and a solid cast. The writing is fast-paced and though the plot line of helping strangers in need could’ve gone overboard, Garcia and his team do a good job of keeping the schmaltz to a minimum. Beyond all that, Grint’s American accent is pretty flawless.

That said, the fat jokes about Clyde’s sister, Faith (Justine Lupe) were a bit tiresome, and we could see the running gag of Clyde’s brother, Duke (Reaper‘s Tyler Labine), playing the oaf getting old.

But we’d love to know what you think. Did you like the pilot? Or are you glad CBS cancelled the show?


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