United States of Tara (2009–2011)

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A woman struggles to find a balance between her dissociative identity disorder and raising a dysfunctional family.

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 Tara Gregson (36 episodes, 2009-2011)
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 Max Gregson (36 episodes, 2009-2011)
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 Charmaine Craine (36 episodes, 2009-2011)
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 Marshall Gregson (36 episodes, 2009-2011)
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 Kate Gregson (36 episodes, 2009-2011)
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 Neil (21 episodes, 2009-2011)
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 Lionel (16 episodes, 2010-2011)
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A woman struggles to find a balance between her dissociative identity disorder and raising a dysfunctional family.

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Though all alters appear continuously throughout the series, in season 2, "T" only appears once. See more »

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United States of an American family

Despite I am from Brazil, I can understand the middle class American family and, I must say, has a lot of similitude with the middle class Brazilian family. The point that make they different is the history of each country.

The American culture is formed by the problems in the middle class of the United States. United States of Tara has a plot, in my personal opinion, that shows the problems, desires and frustrations through the relationship of a family which has a mom suffering from personality disturb, played by Toni Collette. Each personality shows a piece of the middle class family.

Until this sitcom I have never saw Toni Collette as a great actress, since I saw her interpretation in United States of Tara, I must say that I'm in love for her work. She gave so much life for the personalities inside the character, that until now I am very impregnated.

Hence, this is a must see show. My only doubt here is if Diablo Cody will have the ability to continuous to write for several seasons without destroy the idea and keeping the viewers attention.


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