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. ... See full summary »
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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)
Gerard Horan ...
 Sgt. Ray Biggins / ... (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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 Race Track Announcer / ... (2 episodes, 2013)
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 Princess ('The Plantagenets') (2 episodes, 2013)
Sophie Abelson ...
 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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Finding himself. One relative at a time.

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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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Really funny
28 June 2013 | by (Los angeles) – See all my reviews

As a family genealogist and lover of British humor, I love this show. I actually found out about it from our local genealogy library's newsletter. It is truly a mockumentary of the popular genealogy shows. It doesn't need the foul language or sex, but it isn't that bad considering this is Hollywood.

Some of the funniest parts relate to DNA testing, immigration from the New World to the Old World, Civil War soldiers and re-enactments, ancestor occupations, the fact that the current cousins have the same disagreements as the ancestors, fear of cats. As this is a series, it keeps you wondering what is coming next in the journey to know one's relative


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