The lives and tragedies of the Braverman family tree.

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 Adam Braverman (103 episodes, 2010-2015)
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 Sarah Braverman (103 episodes, 2010-2015)
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 Crosby Braverman (103 episodes, 2010-2015)
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 Kristina Braverman (103 episodes, 2010-2015)
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 Julia Braverman-Graham (103 episodes, 2010-2015)
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 Joel Graham (103 episodes, 2010-2015)
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 Sydney Graham (103 episodes, 2010-2015)
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 Max Braverman (103 episodes, 2010-2015)
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 Jasmine Trussell (103 episodes, 2010-2015)
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 Drew Holt (103 episodes, 2010-2015)
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 Amber Holt (103 episodes, 2010-2015)
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 Camille Braverman (103 episodes, 2010-2015)
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 Zeek Braverman (103 episodes, 2010-2015)
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 Jabbar Trussell (102 episodes, 2010-2015)
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 Haddie Braverman (60 episodes, 2010-2015)
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 Victor Graham (51 episodes, 2012-2015)
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 Hank Rizzoli (44 episodes, 2012-2015)
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A family tree with Zeek (Craig T. Nelson) and Camille Braverman (Bonnie Bedelia) serving as the patriarch and matriarch. After forty-six years of marriage, they've managed to keep their foundation intact by burying their problems underneath the surface for the sake of their now-adult children. Adam (Peter Krause) is the first-born and the ripest apple the tree has to offer. He runs a shoe company, has a supportive wife, two children (boy and girl) and a beautiful home to share with them. He's a dog short of "The American Dream". Sarah (Lauren Graham), is the unstable daughter returning home at thirty-eight years of age with her rebellious daughter and sensitive son to live with Zeek and Camille. Crosby (Dax Shepard), is a happy-go-lucky bachelor living in the now, on a docked boat. He has no idea that his frivolous life is about to change tremendously. Then there is Julia (Erika Christensen). She is the bread-winning shot-calling lawyer, whose husband mans the stay-at-home-dad duties.... Written by Jordan Ray Allen

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Diane Farr was originally cast as Kristina Braverman but had to exit due to scheduling conflicts with Californication (2007). See more »


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Flawed characters making hard choices.
24 April 2010 | by (New York) – See all my reviews

Not everyone is going to "approve." The characters make mistakes, sometimes behave irresponsibly, and are full of self doubt. In other words, this is great storytelling. Even if this show is slow to get its start, I hope the network has the foresight to keep it running, because programming of this emotional and moral complexity is a rarity.

Beyond the top notch writing, the acting is superb. These roles are demanding of actors. There are moments of comedy mixed in with real pathos, which requires a cast that has range and depth. Every single casting choice is pitch perfect, and creates a wonderful dynamic on the screen.

This series is well worth watching.


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