• Publication date: May 23, 2013

Trainwreck: My Life as an Idiot

Based on the real-life situations, and autobiographical ‘Little Yellow Bus’ by comedian and author Jeff Nichols, ‘Trainwreck: My Life as an Idiot’ examines very personal and emotional issues in Nichol’s life, which despite his rare and eccentric conditions, affords him love at the end of the tunnel…

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Duration: 90

Production Year: 2007

MBC 2:

December 7, 2015 06:30 (KSA) ~ December 7, 2015 05:30 (CLT)

Based on the real-life situations, and autobiographical ‘Little Yellow Bus’ by comedian and author Jeff Nichols, ‘Trainwreck: My Life as an Idiot’ examines very personal and emotional issues in Nichol’s life, which despite his rare and eccentric conditions, affords him love at the end of the tunnel…

Almost at the big ‘3-0’, Jeff (Sean William Scott) is in a bit of a twist; what with his drinking problem, dyslexia, ADHD, and of course just a tad of Tourette syndrome to compliment his absolute absent-mindedness. Yet sometimes all those support meetings can help, as Jeff discovers when one attendee, Lynn, decides he’s worth a shot…

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  • Sean William Scott as Jeff Nichols
  • Gretchen Mol as Lynn
  • Deidre O’Connell as Cynthia
  • Kevin Conway as Bert
  • Jeff Garlin as Lenny
  • Dennis O’Hare as Mike
  • Stephen Adly Guirgis as Al the Captain
  • Charlie Tahan as Jeff as a child

Directed by:  Todd Harrison Williams

Rating:  R for language and some sexual content.