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Significant Others 

"Significant Others" is an improvised comedy about couples in and out of marriage counseling, taking a hysterically honest look at marriage and the rewards - and costs - that come with ... See full summary »
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Series cast summary:
Faith Salie ...  Eleanor 12 episodes, 2004
Herschel Bleefeld ...  Ethan 12 episodes, 2004
Andrea Savage ...  Chelsea 12 episodes, 2004
Brian Palermo ...  James 12 episodes, 2004
Jane Edith Wilson Jane Edith Wilson ...  Connie 10 episodes, 2004
Fred Goss ...  Bill 10 episodes, 2004
Chris Spencer ...  Devon 9 episodes, 2004
Nicole Randall Johnson ...  Alex 8 episodes, 2004
Mary Pat Dowhy Mary Pat Dowhy ...  Ginny 7 episodes, 2004
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"Significant Others" is an improvised comedy about couples in and out of marriage counseling, taking a hysterically honest look at marriage and the rewards - and costs - that come with being in a committed relationship. More real than traditional comedies and more imaginative than reality shows, this six-episode series features a talented ensemble of actors and comedians who, quite literally, script themselves. Written by JJ

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An unconventional twist on the traditional sitcom. See more »

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USA

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English

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9 March 2004 (USA) See more »

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Los Angeles, California, USA

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Alex: [Alex is trying to explain something to the spanish speaking maid Carlotta] So I just wanted to talk to you about Rodney. Devon and I are going to take over driving him to school every morning, so you don't have to do it anymore.
Carlotta: You're going to go to driving school today?
Alex: School, yes. Driving, yes.
Carlotta: Driving School.
Alex: [Devon enters] Baby, Baby, she's not understanding the driving Rodney to school thing.
Devon: Uh. No necesitamos, uh, drive, uh, our chiclet to school.
Carlotta: Chiclet is bubble gum.
Devon: [to Alex] See ...
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Extremely funny.
9 March 2004 | by enfilmigultSee all my reviews

The big advertising draw to "Significant Others" is that it's entirely improvised. And it's a sitcom. About relationships. That's three strikes against it already, but the show is hilarious.

The show deals with three couples with dysfunctional relationships, their problems ranging from pregnancy to infidelity to histories of promiscuity. Half the show deals with their everyday lives, and the other half straight-to-the-camera chats in the form of therapy sessions (even *these* are funny. Who would have thought?).

The comedy may be improvised, but it's done with incredible skill—and no doubt, hours of rehearsal—with nary a dead spot or muffed joke in the entire thing. Be the couples eating at a restaurant with a parent, inviting friends over for a dinner party, or cheating on one another with in-laws, the show keeps finding the comedy within and milking it mercilessly.

Is it accurate? Kinda. It finds the perfect way to condense realistic situations into minutes without making them thoroughly absurd; everything is just absurd enough to be funny. It would be more than easy for stuff like this to cross the line into ridiculousness in search of a laugh, but so far "Significant Others" hasn't made that mistake. In fact, it hasn't made any.


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