Mike Burton, Jana Marie Hupp as Mike's wife Nancy, Lesley Boone as their friend Molly Hudson, and Justin Long as awkward high-school student Warren Cheswick.
Other supporting cast members included Michael Genadry and Ginnifer Goodwin as Warren's friends Mark and Diane, and Michael Ian Black, Mike Starr, Rachel Cronin, and (later) Daryl Mitchell as the employees of Stuckeybowl, Ed's bowling alley.
Many of the show's other sets were built in a cleared out portion of the bowling alley such as the interiors of Stuckeyville High School, the courtroom, and The Smiling Goat.
Country Club Lanes went out of business several years ago except during the entire second season when Clem Snide's "Moment in the Sun" was used.
Probably for the first time in your life, and because you're stronger than you think you are, which gives me hope that maybe I can be too. That's what's stupid, not coming out here, not facing my shit, and it makes me sick that you guys aren't even trying because you're strong and you're smart and you're both really good people, and if you don't wake-- up...
and face your..." Denise Cloyd is a survivor of the outbreak in AMC's The Walking Dead.
The pilot also contained some notable casting choices, with Donal Logue portraying Phil and Janeane Garofalo guest-starring as Ed's ex-wife Liz.
Although set in the fictional town of Stuckeyville, Ohio, the majority of the series was actually shot in various towns in northern New Jersey including Montclair, Hillsdale, Haworth, Westfield, Cranford, Nutley, Ridgewood, Harrington Park, Allendale and Northvale and Rockland County, New York (Tappan, Nyack).
Many of the street names and towns mentioned on the show are real New Jersey street and town names.
Nick Jonas knows a thing or two about winning a woman's heart ...
and, apparently, the bowling date is right up his alley.