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 & 10 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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12 March 2007 (USA)  »

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The youngest boy, Sam, is a cross-dresser. In real life, series star and executive producer 'Eddie Izzard' is a transvestite. Sam's choice of clothing was decided by series creator Dmitry Lipkin before Eddie was a part of the show. See more »

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It is repeatedly stated that Doug Rich received his law degree from Princeton University. In reality, Princeton has not had a law school since 1852. See more »

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Referenced in Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Episode #7.26 (2008) See more »

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Wonderful!
13 March 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Eddie Izzard and Minnie Driver had great chemistry and really portrayed their characters to the T. From the opening scene until the very end I couldn't take my eyes off of the TV. When a show keeps you for that long, you know it's good. FX needs to keep putting out the "out of the ordinary" shows. Dirt and Nip/Tuck along with the Riches gives TV a breath of fresh air. They are not the average copy cat crime show or hospital drama (which isn't a bad thing all together). But it was time for something new! I thought this show was awesome! It had everything you need in a show and more! The plot line was awesome and I can't wait until the next episode. It will be fun to watch how the characters and the story evolve over the next 12 episodes.


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