Your New Favorite TV Show is a Former Web Series About Weed

Before it became your favorite HBO show, Katja Blichfeld and Ben Sinclair’s show was a wild web series.

”High Maintenance” is easily described as a show about a marijuana dealer. And it is a show about a marijuana dealer. Created by married-duo Katja Blichfeld and Ben Sinclair, the series focuses on a purveyor of pot who winds his way into the lives of myriad New Yorkers, all of whom have one thing in common: they’re in need of weed.

But “High Maintenance,” once a web series of varying lengths on Vimeo and now a part of Friday night programming on HBO, is so much more. The Guy, as the quietly hip dealer is known (played by Sinclair himself), is certainly the show’s center of gravity, yet it’s the satellite characters, some of the most uniquely built and sharply acted personas on television, that stand out.

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