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 Tom Chadwick (8 episodes, 2013)
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 Pete Stupples (8 episodes, 2013)
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 Bea Chadwick & Monkey / ... (8 episodes, 2013)
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 Kitty Chadwick (5 episodes, 2013)
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 Mr. Pfister (5 episodes, 2013)
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 Al Chadwick (5 episodes, 2013)
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 Keith Chadwick (4 episodes, 2013)
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 Luba Chadwick (4 episodes, 2013)
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 Rick Tillman (3 episodes, 2013)
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 Julie Fenneman (3 episodes, 2013)
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 Dave Chadwick / ... (3 episodes, 2013)
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 Mike Morton (3 episodes, 2013)
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 Ally Keele (3 episodes, 2013)
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 W.P.C. Sharon Bullivant / ... (2 episodes, 2013)
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 Sherlock Holmes ('Sherlock Holmes: The New Frontier') (2 episodes, 2013)
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 Dr. Watson ('Sherlock Holmes: The New Frontier') (2 episodes, 2013)
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 Chitra ('There Goes the Neighborhood') / ... (2 episodes, 2013)
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 P.C. Garry Dawson / ... (2 episodes, 2013)
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Centers on 30-year-old Tom Chadwick who, after losing his job and his girlfriend, begins exploring his family heritage after inheriting a mysterious box from a great aunt he never met. Unsure of his identity, he uncovers a world of unusual stories and characters as well as a growing sense of who he and his real family are. Written by HBO

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Includes several cast members from movies directed by Christopher Guest, including Michael McKeon, Fred Willard, Ed Begley, Jr., Bob Balaban, and Jim Piddock. See more »

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Quirkily cute.
4 September 2013 | by (England) – See all my reviews

Chris O'Dowd is an extremely lovable actor and simply perfect for the role of Tom. He carries each episode well, being charming to almost everyone, even when embarrassed. He shows enthusiasm for each new branch discovered and participates willingly in all family activities. The scene stealer, however, is Monk, the constant puppet companion of Tom's eccentric sister, Bea. Nina Conti is delightful. I also enjoyed Tom Bennett as his daft best friend, Pete. The show gently mocks the "Who am I?" documentaries, plus other genres via characters' televisions. The script-less format means there is some miss, but mainly it works well. The actors are creative and are having fun with each other. The relationships between everyone, especially Tom and Bea, are touching. I hope this can get renewed.


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