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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Won 1 Golden Globe. Another 5 wins & 22 nominations. See more awards »

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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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Just your average mother, teenager, biker dude, housewife. See more »

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Worthwhile watching
18 May 2010 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

I also don't understand the negative comments about this show, for example the fact that drugs and alcohol are present. This is what makes the show realistic (except perhaps for a subsection of the population who don't accept that alcohol and drugs are part of North American society). The characters are believable and sometimes quite funny. Some of the episodes, for example the one in which Tara's sister undergoes a second breast operation, push American obsession with perfect beauty to the limit. As others have said, Collette is outstanding as Tara but the other actors more than hold their own next to her various roles. This is a very idiosyncratic take on contemporary society.


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