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Darren Criss and Mae Whitman star in the most recent episode of the online web series Web Therapy.

For those who don’t know, Web Therapy is an online web series hosted by Showtime starring Lisa Kudrow. The former Friends actress plays Fiona Wallice, a therapist who has conceived of a new form of online web counseling, appropriately dubbed “web therapy.”

This week Darren Criss and Mae Whitman joined the ever increasing cast list to play opposite each other as Augie and Blair, a pair of lovers who have never met “IRL” but are involved in a long distance relationship that has sparked its own blog and a major cult following. The three episode long mini-arc shows the couple moving through various stages of their relationship with different levels of sickeningly sweet affection put on display. Watch the videos below to see the madness unfold.

‘Web Therapy’ – ‘Long Distance Lovers’

‘Web Therapy’ – ‘Losing Followers’

‘Web Therapy’ – ‘Closer When We’re Apart’

One of the most interesting aspects of the show is that there is a large amount of improv that goes into its creation. Actors are encouraged to bounce ideas off one another and let each scene evolve naturally, so it’s hard to say how much of this interaction between Criss and Whitman was planned and how much was just the two of them being silly and goofing around on set. Whatever the case may be, it is obvious the two had a lot of chemistry in working together.

In addition to Criss and Whitman, a wide array of heavyweight guest stars have appeared in the series, such as Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Jane Lynch, David Schwimmer, Rosie O’Donnell, Conan O’Brien, Minnie Driver, and Courteney Cox to name a few. And like Augie and Blair above, each of these individuals comes to the show to be counseled by the online doctor for some varying reason.

What did you think of Darren Criss and Mae Whitman’s appearance on ‘Web Therapy’?

  • guest

    Oh what a bloody surprise!!!! another Darren Criss post… what happen to Jenna Ushkowitz’s post on the release of her new book eh???
    don’t get me wrong i love D and this is a post worthy material but i’m sick of the blatant favouritism :/

    • http://twitter.com/TheAmandaCora Amanda Cora

      Well, they are an entertainment website and the people of the internet are entertained by Darren. You can’t escape favoritism anywhere. And I think that Hypable does a pretty good job. Sure, they have a lot of Darren but they have myriad other news stories as well. I never feel overwhelmed by the amount of Darren.

  • Tyler

    So funny! Their chemistry was actually really good! Darren’s face when he dirty talks is perfect hahaha

  • Septima

    You do know that Mae Whitman is Katara, right? She’s not just a “Perks” star lol

    • http://www.katepawsonstuder.com/ Kate Pawson Studer

      “Her?”

      • humanbeing

        Egg Wall…I mean, Ann Wall…I mean, Ann Bell…Veal…Her?

  • SonickedYou

    This is genius. I’ve pledged my life to Mae Whitman, haha.

  • phantomoca

    I keep referring to Lisa Kudrow’s character as Dr. Regina Phalange

    • humanbeing

      Now that would have been an epic Friends tie-in if ever there was one.

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