A comedic look at a support group with eating disorders.
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 Sam (7 episodes, 2005)
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 Billie Frasier (7 episodes, 2005)
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 Adam Williams (7 episodes, 2005)
Del Pentecost ...
 Dan Roundtree (7 episodes, 2005)
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 Group Leader (5 episodes, 2005)
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 Amy Roundtree (4 episodes, 2005)
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 Alison (4 episodes, 2005)
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 Shanti (3 episodes, 2005)
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 Joaney (3 episodes, 2005)
Darla Hill ...
 Tanorexic (3 episodes, 2005)
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 Randy (3 episodes, 2005)
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 Submissive (2 episodes, 2005)
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 Charles (2 episodes, 2005)
Daniel Hank ...
 Jerry (2 episodes, 2005)
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 Harold (2 episodes, 2005)
Chris John ...
 Nate (2 episodes, 2005)
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 Heather / ... (2 episodes, 2005)
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 Sarah (2 episodes, 2005)
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Four thirty-something New Yorkers with various eating disorders lean on one another for support in this dark and poignant comedy that chronicles their romantic and personal lives. Sam is a neurotic commitment-phobic stock broker recovering from compulsive overeating; Adam is a bulimic NYPD cop; Dan, who works as a writer, is an overweight compulsive-eater; and Billie is an anorexic/bulimic and aspiring singer/songwriter. Written by DesertShark25

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$500,000 (estimated)
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Lighten Up!!!
1 September 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I have read the other comments and I just want to say that while eating disorders are a serious issue (I have one myself), being too serious and cynical is pretty serious also. What's the saying..."Laughter is the best medicine"? While the show isn't hilarious, I think it takes a very serious subject and lightens the mood around it a little. I really feel that people take themselves and their "problems" a little too seriously most of the time.

That's just my humble opinion...I'm sure someone out there without a sense of humor will take offense. Too bad! I mean really, now. There is famine in, what, 2/3rds of the world, hurricanes and tsunamis are destroying parts of our planet and killing thousands, and there are actually people getting upset over a stupid TV show. Here's an idea: if you don't like what "Starved" has to say, don't watch it, but don't act like it's supposed to be some show like Intervention that is helping people. And, I think that saying that people with eating disorders would be offended or possibly even cause them problems is saying that people with eating disorders are stupid. As I previously said, I have an eating disorder and I am much more offended by people assuming that I am too dumb to realize that this is just a TV show...not real life!


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