Enlightened (2011–2013)

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A self-destructive woman who has a spiritual awakening becomes determined to live an enlightened life, creating havoc at home and work.

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 Amy Jellicoe (18 episodes, 2011-2013)
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 Helen Jellicoe (18 episodes, 2011-2013)
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 Krista Jacobs (16 episodes, 2011-2013)
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 Levi Callow (15 episodes, 2011-2013)
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 Dougie Daniels (15 episodes, 2011-2013)
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 Louis (14 episodes, 2011-2013)
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 Connie (13 episodes, 2011-2013)
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 Janice Holm (9 episodes, 2011-2013)
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 Omar Ali (8 episodes, 2011-2013)
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A self-destructive woman who has a spiritual awakening becomes determined to live an enlightened life, creating havoc at home and work.

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Enlightened - Erleuchtung mit Hindernissen  »

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Originally season 2 had 10 episodes, but when HBO cut the order by two, Mike White had to rewrite some things, like a story line where Amy's sister stayed on the house for the whole season. See more »

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Strangely addicting
29 December 2011 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I read somewhere that this show was one of the best new shows of the year, so I started watching it on demand. I find it to be a very interesting mix of humor, drama, and intrigue. Laura Dern is great as an almost completely unpredictable person. It's almost scary to say that her character is like more than a few people I've met in my life.

This show covers work, home, friends, and life matters in a pretty realistic way. As in life, sometimes it's the verbal and sometimes it's the nonverbal communication that conveys the best message. The actors are doing a great job with the material, and I'm now on episode 7 and the show feels like it's getting even more interesting. I have to say, I'm pretty addicted to wanting to get to know these people more...and seeing where it all goes.


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