Chapter 1 - The Beginning

Crunch Time: Chapter 1 - The Beginning

In a highly classified location, a gang of brilliant, misfit grad students are interrogated by government operatives. The question: How did it all begin? The answer: With a last ditch effort to win back love… by way of an extremely dangerous, untested, lucid dreaming machine.

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  • AndyMayne FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold

    1 month ago

    I don't care what everyone else says, i liked it. I don't know why i waited until now to start watching this, but since i have the crunchtime coasters i figured i should start watching the show Already loving it.

  • Lloyd_Edgar FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold Lloyd Edgar

    2 months ago

    All I can say is WOW! This was really well made and well cast. Loved Levine in this roll, he really brought it to life. The female investigator was also really great, I remember her from Nightcrawler. Overall a really solid pilot, very funny but with enough structure to keep interest high. Very well done to everyone at Rooster Teeth.

  • tdb1726 FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold

    3 months ago

    The premise is really weak and not compelling at all. Many are saying to watch the next episode so here's hoping.

    • sapy FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold Sapy

      3 months ago

       smile

  • Aint_No_Robutt FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold not a robut

    4 months ago

    can we get a full music video of the puppy falling stuff?

  • definitelynotlaura FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold

    4 months ago

    I had high hopes for this show, the concept sounded interesting and original. Had a hard time looking past the fact that it starts off with a girl who says no to a guy and he couldn't stand the rejection so he made her unconscious and went into her brain with his technology. 

    • averymonsen FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold sam in Crunch Time

      4 months ago

      you're totally entitled to your opinion, but i think the point of view of the show is the same as yours: sam did the WRONG thing. everything bad stems from this bad decision.

  • Crux136 FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold

    4 months ago

    This is some weird peyote :P 

  • farmerjonboy FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold Life

    4 months ago

    Were the dogs used as models for Zwei in RWBY? 

    • Darmandorf FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold Lethargy Enthusiast

      1 month ago

      No because Zwei was a thing in volume 2 of RWBY and this came out years after.

  • HS199432 FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold

    4 months ago

    "Yeah well, I'm not laughing."

    Neither is the audience.

  • TheHippie74 FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold

    4 months ago

    Is there somewhere I can download the intro song?

  • ShadowBall3r FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold BigDaddyDeadpoo1

    4 months ago

    Was this first episode great? No. Is this show well produced? Absolutely. I didn't dig the script or much of the characters, but the story is good. But hey I'll keep watching. 

  • EmmyMargs FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold French Fry

    4 months ago

    Not gonna lie this is a very weak first episode for a new series. It doesn't hook the viewer at all and was drawn out. If I hadn't given the second episode a shot I would've never continued watching this series. Trust me people it gets so much better after this episode, just give it a try!

  • GawsHawg FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold

    4 months ago

    Hey, that was pretty good!

  • PorkChild

    4 months ago

    I really don't get it. After what felt like years of hearing about Crunch Time and not knowing what it is and hoping it'd be amazing, I was expecting more from this. Nothing happened in this 20 minute long episode, except for unlikable characters being unlikable, and unfunny jokes being unfunny, and we know nothing about what sort of show it'll be. 

    • Caverness FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold

      4 months ago

      There are four episodes out now. 

      You don't have to watch them, dude :)

    • EmmyMargs FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold French Fry

      4 months ago

      I felt the exact same way when I watched and thought I would give the second episode a go, it gets soooo much better in the 2nd episode and beyond. Stuff actually starts happening next episode where as this first episode was much more of a filler to get us caught up to things.

  • bakrm FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold

    5 months ago

    This is a great collections of actors I recognize from that one thing.

  • BinHong FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold Legit Purpose

    5 months ago

    The intro sounds like a blend of House with Tron.

  • kiogenic

    5 months ago

    Okay. I'm gonna say it. I want more female leads in RT live action. 

    • Darmandorf FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold Lethargy Enthusiast

      1 month ago

      Nah man, we got RWBY for the female leads in RoosterTeeth.

    • kiogenic

      1 month ago

      Live Action not Animation. I love RWBY but saying one show with a majority of female leads makes up for the lack there of in others is ignorant. Representation and varied casting is important for not only for viewer reliability but also adds dynamic to the show.

  • MilesTheGreat FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold Zinc Saucier

    5 months ago

    what a shit hurricane

  • ZacharyLilly FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold

    5 months ago

    gotta say the opening of this is cool as hell

  • demonhaze FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold

    5 months ago

    I think i have an addiction to the intro music.

  • XanderB100 FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold

    5 months ago

    Brief shot of X-ray and Vav on one of the monitors in the lab. the RT eastereggs begin

  • DamnCatOnMyDesk FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold

    5 months ago

    It's compelling, but concerning. The characters are all irredeemable fucksticks and that episode was REALLY uncomfortable. :/

    • burritobandito43 FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold

      4 months ago

      That's the point. They're supposed to be unlikeable. 


      From the description on this site: "The problem? Well, these students are what you’d call bonafide assholes..."

  • valathor95 FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold

    5 months ago

    Mullins!??

    p.s. My name is Alexander Mullins.


  • BigMacMike FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold BigMac

    5 months ago

    Holy Shit


  • heffer0204 FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold

    5 months ago

    "You ever heard of the Six-Day War?" might be my favorite smart-person joke ever.

  • RNOblivion FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold

    5 months ago

    Love this so far.

  • MirrorsWish FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold

    5 months ago

    Is that the same dog suit from that one RT Short?

  • tyrjiora FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold

    5 months ago

    you can't tell me lawrence isn't secretly in that dog suit in one of those shots

  • thedoccers FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold

    5 months ago

    fucking amazing love it already.

  • milky-eye-balls

    5 months ago

    Not what i was expecting. Much better than what i was expecting though.

  • EzraCooperst FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold President

    5 months ago

    LOVE THIS SHOW

  • denDAY04 FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold

    5 months ago

    That intro is amazing; WANT! Also, I had no expectations going into this, and I'm thoroughly amazed and curious about this. Great job. :D

  • trulyalternative FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold

    5 months ago

    wow initial expectation blown out of the water. loved the intro and that weird larry puppy sequence. Also the production values are amazing. cant wait for more

  • Charzzariah FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold Dagonslayer

    5 months ago

    The intro slightly reminds me of the Time Vortex from Dr Who and Jimmy Neutron's brain blast caboose-32.png 

  • Fatalfall FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold

    5 months ago

    WHEN ARE MORE EPISODES GOING TO COME OUT!!!!

  • Liquidus_Snake0 FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold

    5 months ago

    fucking nice

  • rsmithlal FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold rsmithlal

    5 months ago

    I love the new show! The audio isn't very balanced though, the music and sound effects are super loud and the voices are super low. I had to keep running over to my computer to change the volume all the time. Please address this for the mix for Ch 2 =)

  • JuggernautLives FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold

    5 months ago

    Need that intro music!!!!!!!!!

  • restartreese FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold Reese

    5 months ago

    i have a feeling kirk's character is gonna make me pee my pants from laughing so hard at one point

  • Vhoxz FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold

    5 months ago

    That was some psychedelic shit at 12.20

  • Heartbreak-Pudding FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold

    5 months ago

    honestly nick's character's intro was awesome

  • Heartbreak-Pudding FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold

    5 months ago

    this show is LITcrown-32.png 

  • MikeQuinn FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold VP Engineering

    5 months ago

    caboose-32.png 

  • BroShaddles FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold Pubert Addams

    5 months ago

    Freaking love the x-ray and vav scene

    • VividFairy FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold

      5 months ago

      How did I manage to miss that! Where was it lol?

    • BroShaddles FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold Pubert Addams

      5 months ago

      8:33


  • YazzPott FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold

    5 months ago

    Wow, this exceeded my expectations by alot, cant wait for the rest!!~

  • Caverness FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold

    5 months ago

    So... Hooray, we've finally an updated video player but could anyone tell me where the resolution button is?

    • cingamells FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold

      5 months ago

      There isn't one, it automatically chooses your resolution based on your internet speed. I think they will let you choose manually at some point in the future, but just not yet.

    • Caverness FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold

      5 months ago

      That's what I feared :( Really disappointing, I hope they get on that soon. Otherwise the Youtube wait it is.

  • Croob FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold Croob

    5 months ago

    I dont like that fact that i share a name with a main character makes me feel awkward

  • MrDARKJAK FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold

    5 months ago

    saw this at RTX, and not gonna lie, 50% of the reason I was excited for it to be out was that intro. Freaking awesome! Can't get over how good this show will be.

    All hail Larry, the puppy master

  • yairzucker FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold Light

    5 months ago

    I'm not a fan of electronic music, but that intro is incredible. I sure hope an EP will be available at some point, because that thing is smooooooth.

  • litninja94 FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold

    5 months ago

    Wow this was amazing, another great series from RT

  • Boxer2380 FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold Boxor

    5 months ago

    Throwing up on someone in the bathroom and preemptively punching them...


    Gah, what was that from? That's definitely a reference.

    • thedarkfreak FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold

      5 months ago

      First place I remember seeing it is bash.org http://bash.org/?608100

    • Boxer2380 FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold Boxor

      5 months ago

      Yeah, that's what it was.  Thanks, that was bugging me.