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Better Things 

TV-MA | | Comedy, Drama | TV Series (2016– )
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An actress raises her three daughters while juggling the pressures of working in Hollywood and being a single parent.
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A typical day for Sam where she struggles to get her girls off to school when Duke tries to stay home sick. Later Frankie is sent home and Sam tries to explain she has work but also ...


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Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 1 win & 3 nominations. See more awards »

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 Sam Fox (20 episodes, 2016-2017)
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 Max (20 episodes, 2016-2017)
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 Frankie (20 episodes, 2016-2017)
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 Duke (20 episodes, 2016-2017)
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 Phyllis (20 episodes, 2016-2017)
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 Tressa (10 episodes, 2016-2017)
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 Sunny (9 episodes, 2016-2017)
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An actress raises her three daughters while juggling the pressures of working in Hollywood and being a single parent.

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Pamela S. Adlon is best known for her voice work, in particular as the voice of Bobby Hill on King of the Hill for which she won an Emmy Award. See more »

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Featured in Conan: Bob Costas/Pamela Adlon/Mary Mack (2016) See more »

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Real Life is funnier than fiction
9 October 2016 | by (usa) – See all my reviews

Great comedy is real comedy, and this is as real as it gets.

Pamela Adlon plays one of the best "Moms" I can remember. She seems tired, dragging a bit....you know....just like real moms. And she's sarcastic in a way that cracks me up. I love her.

The kids are fresh and unlike most TV kids. They're as real as kids get, too.

In episode 5, Sam's oldest daughter discovers she's wasted her opportunities and worries that her life will go nowhere. Those lines and her delivery made me cry. Sam takes her to try on business clothes and gives her a pep talk, which also made me cry.

Yeah, real comedy is real life.

Better Life might not be for everybody, though. If you're looking for dumb jokes and mindless humor, you won't care for this.

This is one of the best sitcoms I can remember seeing. Outstanding job by all!


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