Easy Money (2008– )

TV Series  -  Comedy | Drama
6.7
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.7/10 from 203 users  
Reviews: 4 user | 1 critic

Dramedy about a family that runs a high-interest loan business.

0Check in
0Share...

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 33 titles
created 12 Jun 2011
 
a list of 31 titles
created 14 Aug 2011
 
a list of 215 titles
created 03 Feb 2013
 
list image
a list of 295 titles
created 11 months ago
 
a list of 1945 titles
created 2 months ago
 

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Easy Money (2008– )

Easy Money (2008– ) on IMDb 6.7/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Easy Money.

Season:

1

Year:

2009 | 2008
1 nomination. See more awards »

Videos

Photos

Edit

Cast

Series cast summary:
...
 Bobette Buffkin (8 episodes, 2008-2009)
...
 Morgan Buffkin / ... (8 episodes, 2008-2009)
...
 Cooper Buffkin (8 episodes, 2008-2009)
...
 Brandy Buffkin (8 episodes, 2008-2009)
...
 Julia Miller (8 episodes, 2008-2009)
...
 Roy Buffkin (8 episodes, 2008-2009)
...
 Mike Klink (8 episodes, 2008-2009)
Michelle Griego ...
 Cami (8 episodes, 2008-2009)
...
 Raffe (8 episodes, 2008-2009)
...
 Cherise Buffkin (7 episodes, 2008-2009)
...
 Shep (7 episodes, 2008-2009)
...
 Detective Yapp (6 episodes, 2008-2009)
...
 George Patil (6 episodes, 2008-2009)
Peter Navy Tuiasosopo ...
 Manny Mamayo (5 episodes, 2008-2009)
Joseph Negus ...
 PePaw (4 episodes, 2008-2009)
...
 Barry (4 episodes, 2008-2009)
...
 Tino mamayo / ... (4 episodes, 2008-2009)
Chad Brummett ...
 Damon (4 episodes, 2008-2009)
...
 Madison (4 episodes, 2008-2009)
(4 episodes, 2008-2009)
...
 Pastor Jeff (4 episodes, 2008-2009)
...
 Professor Dimitri Rosivich (3 episodes, 2008-2009)
...
 Larry Conroy (3 episodes, 2008-2009)
...
 Tiffany (2 episodes, 2008-2009)
Tina Borek ...
 Gym Girl / ... (2 episodes, 2008)
...
 Angry Loan Customer / ... (2 episodes, 2008)
...
 Muscular Guy (2 episodes, 2008)
...
 Bar Patron / ... (2 episodes, 2009)
...
 J.C. Wallace (2 episodes, 2009)
...
 Sang Hee (2 episodes, 2009)
...
 Heather Kelly (2 episodes, 2009)
...
 Stacy LaChance (2 episodes, 2009)
...
 Phoebe Fuller (2 episodes, 2009)
Edit

Storyline

Dramedy about a family that runs a high-interest loan business.

Add Full Plot | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Comedy | Drama

Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

5 October 2008 (USA)  »

Filming Locations:


Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Color:

See  »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Much Better Than Expected
13 October 2008 | by (Wisconsin) – See all my reviews

I decided to give CW's "Easy Money" a try solely because it had Laurie Metcalfe in the cast. She always manages to create great characters regardless of whatever else is going on around her. It was worth a look, I figured.

I was pleasantly surprised by the show, given that it's had no critical press whatsoever. I think what's a little off-putting at first is that the photography is very flat, and looks almost as if videotaped. And the show's setting is in a slowly running to seed suburban strip mall, which doesn't exactly lead you to think that anything profound is going to unfold.

But as I watched I began to see that the photography is eminently suitable for the unvarnished suburban scenes, which not only centers on strip malls, but indoor shopping malls and a second tier local community college.

As for the characters and their story, well..it's shaping up to be slightly more Shakespearian than anything set in a seedy suburban setting has a right to be. Laurie Metcalfe plays the "Lady Macbeth" of Payday Loans. She's been carefully guiding (manipulating) her two sons and one daughter, who all work for her in the family business. Like Al Swearingen, she's at once morally repugnant and still somehow likable. In the first episode, her brightest son, the one who best understands the management of the business, finds out that he's not related by blood.

If this sounds familiar, then it is. It's very similar to the story that's being told in "Dirty Sexy Money", only in a slightly more declasse neighborhood. "Easy Money" has an equally skilled cast as the one in "Dirty Sexy Money", and with each episode, the screw turns slightly on Morgan Buffkin, the smart son, just as it does on Nick George, the put upon lawyer. The writing is understated, the humor is dry, and the soundtrack kicks ass.

Sadly, the show has almost no viewership at all, and I don't have any hope that I'll be seeing much more of it. It's smartness is too subtle not only for the masses, but apparently even for TV critics.

The show also answers the burning question of whatever happened to Judge Reinhold.


14 of 15 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Most appropriate new show on TV... insider84
Canceled sweetly0211
Songs in pilot episode??? IamSiam
Unaired episodes sarian48197
OMFG. is there a way this could be moved to a better network?? atsuko_2327_050
If we're not talking about it wudzee
Discuss Easy Money (2008) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?