The Riches (2007–2008)

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A family of crooks assume the identity of an upper-middle-class suburban clan in the Deep South.

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Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 1 win & 9 nominations. See more awards »

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 Wayne Malloy / ... (20 episodes, 2007-2008)
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 Dahlia Malloy / ... (20 episodes, 2007-2008)
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 Di Di Malloy (20 episodes, 2007-2008)
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 Cael Malloy (20 episodes, 2007-2008)
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 Sam Malloy (20 episodes, 2007-2008)
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 Dale Malloy (20 episodes, 2007-2008)
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 Hugh Panetta (20 episodes, 2007-2008)
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 Nina Burns (20 episodes, 2007-2008)
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 Jim Burns (14 episodes, 2007-2008)
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 Ginny Dannegan (9 episodes, 2007-2008)
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 Aubrey McDonald (9 episodes, 2007-2008)
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 Kimmie (9 episodes, 2007-2008)
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Wayne and Dahlia Malloy spent their youth pulling cons with a traveling band of modern Irish travelers roaming about the US. Now years later, Wayne hits a spiritual and midlife crisis and begins to question their lifestyle just as his wife, newly sprung from prison, rejoins the family. They decide to finally settle down in suburbia where they battle to live a normal life while trying to escape their former friends. Written by C. Ambrose

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The show was originally titled "Low Life", though the name was changed due to creative reasons. See more »

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Set in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, the series clearly shows mountains in the background in several episodes. There are no mountains anywhere near Baton Rouge. The nearest "mountain" in the entire state can be found hundreds of miles away in the northern part of the state, near Shreveport. See more »

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Eddie Izzard shows he can do whatever he wants...
14 March 2007 | by (Edina, MN) – See all my reviews

The guy brings me to tears doing his stand up. He has acted before, but never so much as a straight guy. He's either a British guy (not a stretch) or a transvestite (not a stretch either). Here he is a father who loves his kids, loves his wife (dearly) and is also a Modern Gypsy (thief). His whole family comes from a sub culture where you lose your sole of you sleep in a house. There is a hierarchy to a "Gypsy Family" to which this family belongs. Eddie pulls off this "father with flaws" perfectly. Minnie Driver plays the wife who just got out of jail and has been scared by that experience. There must be some top notch production/direction/writing going on because all the actors are very believable. It's very much a dark comedy type show. We have only seen the pilot, but it's on our Tivo from now on. 9/10


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