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Baskets is an American comedy television series that premiered on January 21, 2016 on FX. The series was co-created by Louis C.K. (Louie, Parks & Recreation, Horace and Pete) Zach Galifianakis (Bored to Death) and Jonathan Krisel (Man Seeking Woman), who is also the showrunner. Galifianakis stars in the dual lead role as Chip Baskets, a failed professional clown in Paris, who instead becomes a local rodeo clown in Bakersfield, California and his twin brother Dale Baskets. Galifianakis, C.K., Blair Breard, Dave Becky, Marc Gurvitz and Andrea Pett-Joseph serve as executive producers, with FX Productions and Pig Newton as production companies.
With hopes and dreams, Chip Baskets sets out to become a professional clown. After failing to get a degree at a prestigious clowning school in Paris, France, he is stuck with a job at a local rodeo in his hometown of Bakersfield, California.