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Just your average mother, teenager, biker dude, housewife. See more »
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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 Golden Globe. Another 5 wins & 22 nominations See more »
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Cast

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Toni Collette ... Tara Gregson (36 episodes, 2009-2011)

John Corbett ... Max Gregson (36 episodes, 2009-2011)

Rosemarie DeWitt ... Charmaine Craine (36 episodes, 2009-2011)

Keir Gilchrist ... Marshall Gregson (36 episodes, 2009-2011)

Brie Larson ... Kate Gregson (36 episodes, 2009-2011)

Patton Oswalt ... Neil (21 episodes, 2009-2011)

Michael J. Willett ... Lionel (16 episodes, 2010-2011)
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Series Directed by
Craig Zisk (10 episodes, 2010-2011)
Craig Gillespie (6 episodes, 2009-2010)
Jamie Babbit (4 episodes, 2010-2011)
Tricia Brock (3 episodes, 2009-2011)
John Dahl (2 episodes, 2009)
Brian Dannelly (2 episodes, 2009)
Mark Mylod (2 episodes, 2009)
Penny Marshall (2 episodes, 2010-2011)
Adam Davidson (2 episodes, 2010)
 
Series Writing credits
Diablo Cody (36 episodes, 2009-2011)
Dave Finkel (10 episodes, 2009-2011)
Brett Baer (8 episodes, 2009-2011)
Tracy McMillan (6 episodes, 2009-2010)
Alexa Junge (6 episodes, 2009)
David Iserson (4 episodes, 2009-2011)
Jill Soloway (4 episodes, 2009-2010)
Sheila Callaghan (4 episodes, 2010-2011)
Craig Wright (2 episodes, 2010)
Ron Fitzgerald (2 episodes, 2011)
Rolin Jones (2 episodes, 2011)

Series Produced by
Diablo Cody .... executive producer (36 episodes, 2009-2011)
Justin Falvey .... executive producer (36 episodes, 2009-2011)
Darryl Frank .... executive producer (36 episodes, 2009-2011)
Dan Kaplow .... producer (36 episodes, 2009-2011)
Steven Spielberg .... executive producer (36 episodes, 2009-2011)
Brett Baer .... co-executive producer / supervising producer (35 episodes, 2009-2011)
Dave Finkel .... co-executive producer / supervising producer (35 episodes, 2009-2011)
Richard T. Schor .... co-producer (35 episodes, 2009-2011)
Lisa Vinnecour .... co-producer (24 episodes, 2010-2011)
Craig Zisk .... executive producer (24 episodes, 2010-2011)
Jill Soloway .... executive producer / consulting producer (23 episodes, 2009-2010)
Steven Mesner .... associate producer (12 episodes, 2009)
Craig Wright .... consulting producer (12 episodes, 2010)
Elizabeth Benjamin .... supervising producer (12 episodes, 2011)
Toni Collette .... co-executive producer (12 episodes, 2011)
Ron Fitzgerald .... supervising producer (12 episodes, 2011)
Rolin Jones .... co-executive producer (12 episodes, 2011)
Jonathan Talbert .... associate producer (12 episodes, 2011)
Craig Gillespie .... consulting producer (11 episodes, 2009)
Alexa Junge .... executive producer (11 episodes, 2009)
 
Series Original Music by
Craig Wedren (24 episodes, 2010-2011)
John Frizzell (12 episodes, 2009)
 
Series Cinematography by
M. David Mullen (32 episodes, 2009-2011)
Brian J. Reynolds (4 episodes, 2011)
 
Series Film Editing by
Bill Turro (15 episodes, 2009-2011)
Shannon Mitchell (14 episodes, 2009-2011)
Tim Boettcher (3 episodes, 2010)
Tim Tommasino (3 episodes, 2011)
 
Series Casting by
Camille H. Patton (35 episodes, 2009-2011)
Jennifer Lare (24 episodes, 2010-2011)
Elizabeth Barnes (11 episodes, 2009)
 
Series Production Design by
Richard Toyon (20 episodes, 2010-2011)
Cabot McMullen (15 episodes, 2009-2010)
 
Series Art Direction by
Dalton Cole Young (32 episodes, 2009-2011)
L.J. Houdyshell (12 episodes, 2011)
 
Series Set Decoration by
Beth Wooke (35 episodes, 2009-2011)
 
Series Costume Design by
Kirston Leigh Mann (36 episodes, 2009-2011)
 
Series Makeup Department
Aaron Light .... department head hair / hair department head (33 episodes, 2009-2011)
Jorjee Douglas .... makeup department head / department head makeup (24 episodes, 2010-2011)
Elisabeth Fry .... makeup department head (12 episodes, 2009)
Annette Lorant .... key makeup artist (12 episodes, 2010)
Robin Glaser .... key makeup artist (12 episodes, 2011)
Natalie Thimm .... additional makeup (3 episodes, 2009)
Gillian Whitlock .... makeup artist (3 episodes, 2011)
Nicole DeFrancesco .... hair department head (2 episodes, 2009)
Tyler Ely .... key hair stylist (2 episodes, 2011)
 
Series Production Management
Richard T. Schor .... unit production manager (36 episodes, 2009-2011)
Patty Tsilidas .... production supervisor (24 episodes, 2010-2011)
Thomas Ragazzo .... post-production supervisor (12 episodes, 2009)
Jonathan Talbert .... post-production supervisor (12 episodes, 2010)
 
Series Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Maileen Williams .... second assistant director (24 episodes, 2010-2011)
Kenneth Roth .... first assistant director (15 episodes, 2010-2011)
Richard Gonzales .... second second assistant director (12 episodes, 2009)
Sharon Swab .... second assistant director (12 episodes, 2009)
Hillary Schwartz .... first assistant director (10 episodes, 2009-2010)
Ricardo Méndez Matta .... first assistant director (7 episodes, 2009)
Karen Radzikowski .... first assistant director (4 episodes, 2011)
 
Series Art Department
Ben Lewis .... property master (35 episodes, 2009-2011)
Melanie Mahoney .... paint supervisor (24 episodes, 2010-2011)
Troy Myers .... leadman (24 episodes, 2010-2011)
Loren Nickloff .... construction coordinator (24 episodes, 2010-2011)
Derrick Hinman .... buyer (19 episodes, 2009-2010)
Dort Clark .... assistant property master (13 episodes, 2009-2010)
James R. Lord .... propmaker (13 episodes, 2010-2011)
Bruce DuVall .... stand-by painter (12 episodes, 2009)
Ty Jones Jr. .... set dresser (12 episodes, 2009)
Sasha Kanno .... art department coordinator (12 episodes, 2009)
John Paliferro .... art department production assistant (12 episodes, 2009)
Sara Petersen .... art department (12 episodes, 2009)
Doug Sieck .... set dresser (12 episodes, 2009)
Colin De Rouin .... assistant art director (12 episodes, 2010)
Kevin Mahoney .... paint foreman/sign writer (12 episodes, 2010)
Edward Tamayo .... set dresser (12 episodes, 2010)
Michael Keith Aleshire-Rezendez .... set dresser (12 episodes, 2011)
Suzanne Feller-Otto .... set designer (12 episodes, 2011)
Michael LaCorte .... art department coordinator (12 episodes, 2011)
Curtis Rogers .... set dresser (12 episodes, 2011)
Dalton Cole Young .... on set dresser (12 episodes, 2011)
Justin Freibrun .... set dresser (11 episodes, 2009)
Andrew Guinn .... props assistant (11 episodes, 2009)
James V. Oliveri .... construction coordinator (11 episodes, 2009)
Jeffrey Beck .... set designer (10 episodes, 2009)
Moe Moe Lwin .... buyer / second buyer (9 episodes, 2009)
Nancy Lowry .... set dresser (7 episodes, 2010-2011)
Dennis Richardson .... gang boss carpenter (7 episodes, 2010)
T. Scott Elliott .... set dresser (4 episodes, 2011)
 
Series Sound Department
Russell C. Fager .... sound mixer / production sound mixer (36 episodes, 2009-2011)
Richard Luckey Jr. .... sound utility (32 episodes, 2009-2011)
John W. Cook II .... sound re-recording mixer / re-recording mixer (24 episodes, 2009-2010)
Larry Mann .... sound supervisor (24 episodes, 2009-2010)
Peter Nusbaum .... sound re-recording mixer / re-recording mixer (24 episodes, 2009-2010)
Walter Spencer .... dialogue editor (23 episodes, 2009-2010)
Kirk Herzbrun .... assistant sound editor (12 episodes, 2009)
Philip Rogers .... adr recordist (12 episodes, 2009)
Johanna Turner .... sound effects editor (12 episodes, 2009)
Ryan Young .... adr mixer (12 episodes, 2009)
John Chamberlin .... sound re-recording mixer (12 episodes, 2011)
Adam De Coster .... foley artist (12 episodes, 2011)
John Kincade .... sound supervisor (12 episodes, 2011)
Andrew Morgado .... adr/foley mixer (12 episodes, 2011)
John Peccatiello .... sound effects editor (12 episodes, 2011)
Chris Philp .... sound re-recording mixer (12 episodes, 2011)
Adam Blantz .... boom operator (11 episodes, 2009)
Robert Fitzgerald .... dialogue editor (11 episodes, 2009)
Paul Drenning .... adr mixer (4 episodes, 2009)
Chris Gresham .... adr mixer (3 episodes, 2009)
Christopher T. Silverman .... sound (2 episodes, 2010)
 
Series Special Effects by
Larry Fioritto .... special effects supervisor / special effects coordinator (35 episodes, 2009-2011)
Bob Turk .... special effects foreman (12 episodes, 2010)
Steve Newquist .... special effects foreman (12 episodes, 2011)
 
Series Visual Effects by
David Altenau .... visual effects supervisor (22 episodes, 2010-2011)
Josh Miyaji .... visual effects artist (22 episodes, 2010-2011)
Alena Cochran .... visual effects artist (8 episodes, 2011)
Tim Jacobsen .... visual effects producer (7 episodes, 2011)
Diane Macke .... visual effects coordinator (7 episodes, 2011)
Michael De Lorenzo Jr. .... visual effects artist (5 episodes, 2010)
Aldo Ruggiero .... visual effects artist / digital compositor (4 episodes, 2009-2011)
Pablo Wang .... visual effects artist (3 episodes, 2011)
Mark Fletcher .... screen graphics designer (2 episodes, 2010)
 
Series Stunts
Gary Jensen .... stunt coordinator (25 episodes, 2009-2011)
Ethan Jensen .... stunt coordinator (4 episodes, 2010)
 
Series Camera and Electrical Department
Greg Brezovec .... lighting technician (36 episodes, 2009-2011)
Jason Goodell .... lighting technician (36 episodes, 2009-2011)
John T. Martin .... key rigging grip (36 episodes, 2009-2011)
Johnathon R. Martin .... rigging grip / best boy rigging grip (36 episodes, 2009-2011)
Keith Morgan .... gaffer (36 episodes, 2009-2011)
Brad Heiner .... key grip (35 episodes, 2009-2011)
Theo Pingarelli .... camera operator: 'b' camera / camera operator: 'a' camera / ... (35 episodes, 2009-2011)
Eric C. Castro .... rigging electrician (32 episodes, 2009-2011)
Curtis Sherman .... rigging gaffer / best boy electric (32 episodes, 2009-2011)
Michael S. Beckman .... lighting technician / first assistant camera (30 episodes, 2009-2011)
Chris Squires .... camera operator: 'a' camera / "a" camera operator / ... (29 episodes, 2009-2011)
William Rick Young .... grip (25 episodes, 2009-2011)
James Barela .... second assistant camera (24 episodes, 2009-2010)
Matthew Castellitto .... rigging electrician (24 episodes, 2010-2011)
Josh Greer .... assistant camera (23 episodes, 2009-2010)
Andre Sobczak .... dolly grip (21 episodes, 2009-2010)
Jeff Journey .... "a" dolly grip / a dolly grip (21 episodes, 2010-2011)
Darin Krask .... second assistant camera (14 episodes, 2010-2011)
Tim Nagasawa .... camera utility / digital imaging technician (13 episodes, 2009-2010)
Jon Callesen .... lighting console operator (12 episodes, 2009)
Jenny Denton .... best boy grip / best girl grip (12 episodes, 2009)
Philip J. Jaffe .... first assistant camera / first assistant camera: "b" camera (12 episodes, 2009)
Stephen James .... grip (12 episodes, 2009)
Marcos O. Lopez .... first assistant camera (12 episodes, 2009)
Dominic Mainl .... first assistant camera: "a" camera (12 episodes, 2009)
Dan Misner .... grip (12 episodes, 2009)
William D. Wynn .... dolly grip (12 episodes, 2009)
Alan Koplin .... first assistant camera: "b" camera (12 episodes, 2011)
Cooper Donaldson .... rigging gaffer (11 episodes, 2009)
Joe Hill .... grip (11 episodes, 2009)
Stephen R. Ohab .... lighting technician (11 episodes, 2009)
Vernon Wynne .... grip (6 episodes, 2009)
Kenji Luster .... camera operator: 'b' camera (5 episodes, 2010)
Graham Bremner .... lighting technician (5 episodes, 2011)
 
Series Casting Department
Mandy Glasser .... extras casting (35 episodes, 2009-2011)
Allison Jones .... original casting (35 episodes, 2009-2011)
Rick Messina .... casting assistant (24 episodes, 2010-2011)
Erica Berger .... casting associate (11 episodes, 2009)
Melissa Leisure .... extras casting (11 episodes, 2009)
 
Series Costume and Wardrobe Department
Gala Autumn .... costume supervisor (35 episodes, 2009-2011)
Paul Black .... costume assistant (19 episodes, 2009-2010)
Unchin Lee .... set costumer (12 episodes, 2011)
Caroline Patterson .... key costumer (11 episodes, 2009)
Heather Hershman .... set costumer (7 episodes, 2011)
 
Series Editorial Department
W. Kale Whorton .... assistant editor (15 episodes, 2009-2011)
Shayna Margolis .... post-production assistant (12 episodes, 2010)
Arturo Guzman .... post-production coordinator (12 episodes, 2011)
James A. Brewer .... assistant editor (8 episodes, 2010-2011)
Jon Lyga .... post-production assistant (8 episodes, 2011)
Josh Beal .... assistant editor (6 episodes, 2009)
Brady Heck .... assistant editor (3 episodes, 2010)
Daniel Wrobel .... post-production coordinator (3 episodes, 2010)
Melissa Cochran .... assistant editor (3 episodes, 2011)
Steve Porter .... final colorist (2 episodes, 2010)
 
Series Music Department
P.J. Bloom .... music supervisor (24 episodes, 2009-2011)
Heather Guibert .... music coordinator / music supervisor (24 episodes, 2009-2011)
Michael Brake .... music editor (24 episodes, 2010-2011)
Jeanne Fay .... music clearance (24 episodes, 2010-2011)
Maarten Hofmeijer .... music editor (24 episodes, 2010-2011)
Matt Novack .... technical score advisor / composer: additional music (24 episodes, 2010-2011)
Tim DeLaughter .... composer: main title theme / composer: theme music / ... (23 episodes, 2009-2010)
Jason Tregoe Newman .... music editor (12 episodes, 2009)
Bruce Gilbert .... music supervisor (12 episodes, 2010)
Christopher Noxon .... music supervisor (12 episodes, 2010)
 
Series Transportation Department
Troy Bridenstine .... driver (36 episodes, 2009-2011)
Roger Bojarski Jr. .... transportation captain (35 episodes, 2009-2011)
Billy G. Arter .... transportation coordinator (32 episodes, 2009-2011)
David R. Blakely .... driver (12 episodes, 2009)
 
Series Other crew
Jeff Lane .... production secretary / assistant: Dan Kaplow (36 episodes, 2009-2011)
Michael S. Dunitz .... location manager (24 episodes, 2009-2011)
Lorie Carter .... assistant production coordinator (24 episodes, 2009-2010)
Steven Edell .... assistant to director (24 episodes, 2010-2011)
Louis Farah Jr. .... location medic (24 episodes, 2010-2011)
Will O'Toole .... production assistant (24 episodes, 2010-2011)
Brandon Smithey .... assistant production coordinator / production assistant (24 episodes, 2010-2011)
Lindsey Shockley .... script coordinator / writing assistant / ... (23 episodes, 2009-2010)
TJ Jackson .... assistant to cast / cast assistant to Toni Collette (20 episodes, 2009-2010)
Stephen Andrzejewski .... key assistant location manager (16 episodes, 2009-2011)
David Iserson .... executive story editor / staff writer (15 episodes, 2009-2011)
Adrienne Hamalian-Mangine .... script supervisor (13 episodes, 2009-2011)
Eamon Buehning .... payroll accountant (12 episodes, 2009)
Trixi Michelle Hunt .... assistant: Diablo Cody (12 episodes, 2009)
Brian S. Kalata .... key assistant location manager (12 episodes, 2009)
Derek P. Larson .... production assistant (12 episodes, 2009)
Judd Rea .... production accountant (12 episodes, 2009)
Matthew D. Ross .... production assistant (12 episodes, 2009)
Corey Ryan Schmidt .... assistant location manager (12 episodes, 2009)
Patty Tsilidas .... production coordinator (12 episodes, 2009)
Christina Beaumont .... assistant location manager (12 episodes, 2010)
Jen Braeden .... script coordinator (12 episodes, 2010)
Scott Cohn .... production accountant (12 episodes, 2010)
Jennifer S. Jackson .... script supervisor (12 episodes, 2010)
Courtney McCrory .... production assistant (12 episodes, 2010)
Alex Reid .... location manager (12 episodes, 2010)
Venus Ventura .... first assistant accountant (12 episodes, 2010)
Sheila Callaghan .... executive story editor (12 episodes, 2011)
Stephanie Kornick .... writers pa (12 episodes, 2011)
Michael C. Parisi .... assistant location manager (12 episodes, 2011)
David Quandt .... script coordinator (12 episodes, 2011)
Vicki Sirotta .... production accountant (12 episodes, 2011)
Andy Sowers .... production assistant (12 episodes, 2011)
Jennifer Herman .... set production assistant (11 episodes, 2009)
Evan Johnson .... production assistant (11 episodes, 2009)
George Kitson .... production assistant (11 episodes, 2009)
Monica Ochoa .... script supervisor (11 episodes, 2009)
Heather Marion .... assistant to showrunner (11 episodes, 2010)
Adam Aseraf .... production assistant (10 episodes, 2009)
Robert Fure .... production assistant (10 episodes, 2009)
Richard P. Kluft .... consultant (4 episodes, 2009-2010)
Colin Ross .... consultant (4 episodes, 2009)
Ben White .... set production assistant (4 episodes, 2009)
Brice Shultz .... production assistant (3 episodes, 2009)
Christina Cannarella .... medical technical advisor (2 episodes, 2009)
Rachel McDonald .... set production assistant (2 episodes, 2009)
Patrick Priest .... set production assistant (2 episodes, 2009)
Aaron R. Smith .... set production assistant (2 episodes, 2011)
 

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Trivia:
Buck is the only alter who is left-handed. All of the others (T, Alice, Shoshana, and of course Tara) are right-handed.See more »
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41 out of 46 people found the following review useful.
Not what I expected, but very enjoyable., 23 November 2009
Author: j_winn from United States

I started watching this show not knowing anything about it, and was expecting something along the lines of a Tracy Ulman variety show. I was surprised to find something much deeper. It's not really even a comedy, though it has some comic elements. I found the characters likable, and oddly enough...believable. Someone else mentioned that this is not the typical family, but what the heck IS a typical family? As for making a joke out of rape and incest, I don't find that to be the case here at all. Being able to laugh at our reactions to these atrocities is not nearly the same as laughing at the actions themselves. I watched all 12 episodes in a marathon sitting over 2 days (I'm on vacation, what can I say). Love it, and I hope it continues.

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