A subversive, scathing look at a self-loathing management consultant from a top-tier firm. Marty, a highly successful, cutthroat consultant is never above using any means (or anyone) necessary to get his clients the information they want.

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Won 1 Golden Globe. Another 5 wins & 33 nominations. See more awards »
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 Marty Kaan (58 episodes, 2012-2016)
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 Jeannie Van Der Hooven (58 episodes, 2012-2016)
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 Clyde Oberholt (58 episodes, 2012-2016)
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 Doug Guggenheim (58 episodes, 2012-2016)
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 Roscoe Kaan (58 episodes, 2012-2016)
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 Jeremiah Kaan (51 episodes, 2012-2016)
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 Monica Talbot (41 episodes, 2012-2016)
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A subversive, scathing look at a self-loathing management consultant from a top-tier firm. Marty, a highly successful, cutthroat consultant is never above using any means (or anyone) necessary to get his clients the information they want.

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Outgunned... but never outdone. See more »

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8 January 2012 (USA)  »

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Hou$e of Lie$  »

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Megalyn Echikunwoke, who played April, auditioned for the role of Jeannie. See more »

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Referenced in Talking Bad: To'hajiilee (2013) See more »

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Started strong but lost its way
1 February 2016 | by See all my reviews

What started out as a scathing, hilarious indictment of the management consulting racket within just a few episodes has unfortunately turned into a heart-warming/-wrenching story about dysfunctional family life and damaged people.

Even the remnant veneer of business-side stories are beginning to cast the consultants as good guys, working hard to save troubled businesses rather than the leaches and scum of the original premise.

Also, very regrettably the show falls for the false premise that gender-bending is automatically funny and risqué. In fact for those to be funny they have to be, well, funny, as opposed to simply slapped in with a teenage breathlessness about how cool they are.


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