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The Riches 

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A family of crooks assume the identity of an upper-middle-class suburban clan in the Deep South.

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Dmitry Lipkin
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2   1  
2008   2007  
Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 1 win & 10 nominations. See more awards »

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Series cast summary:
Eddie Izzard ...  Wayne Malloy / ... 20 episodes, 2007-2008
Minnie Driver ...  Dahlia Malloy 20 episodes, 2007-2008
Shannon Woodward ...  Di Di Malloy 20 episodes, 2007-2008
Noel Fisher ...  Cael Malloy 20 episodes, 2007-2008
Aidan Mitchell ...  Sam Malloy 20 episodes, 2007-2008
Todd Stashwick ...  Dale Malloy 20 episodes, 2007-2008
Gregg Henry ...  Hugh Panetta 20 episodes, 2007-2008
Margo Martindale ...  Nina Burns 20 episodes, 2007-2008
Bruce French ...  Jim Burns 14 episodes, 2007-2008
Nichole Hiltz ...  Ginny Dannegan 9 episodes, 2007-2008
Deidrie Henry ...  Aubrey McDonald 9 episodes, 2007-2008
Teresa Huang ...  Kimmie 9 episodes, 2007-2008
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Storyline

Wayne and Dahlia Malloy spent their youth pulling cons with a traveling band of modern Irish travelers roaming about the US. Now years later, Wayne hits a spiritual and midlife crisis and begins to question their lifestyle just as his wife, newly sprung from prison, rejoins the family. They decide to finally settle down in suburbia where they battle to live a normal life while trying to escape their former friends. Written by C. Ambrose

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Another side of the American dream. See more »

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Comedy | Crime | Drama

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Official Sites:

FX Networks

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

12 March 2007 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Low Life See more »

Filming Locations:

Marrero, Louisiana, USA See more »

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Maverick Films See more »
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(20 episodes)

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Color
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Trivia

The show was originally titled "Low Life", though the name was changed due to creative reasons. See more »

Goofs

Set in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, the series clearly shows mountains in the background in several episodes. There are no mountains anywhere near Baton Rouge. The nearest "mountain" in the entire state can be found hundreds of miles away in the northern part of the state, near Shreveport. See more »

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Referenced in Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Episode #7.26 (2008) See more »

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A breath of fresh air!!!!!!!
18 March 2007 | by chudaleSee all my reviews

The Riches is simply one of the best shows on television. If you are a fan of drama, comedy, and action – this is the show for you. The Riches stars Eddie Izzard and Minnie Driver as a family of con-artists who steal the American Dream. The dialogue is witty and the acting is superb. If you haven't seen the pilot yet, don't wait another minute! Once you watch the first 5 minutes, you'll be hooked. There's a magic to the show, one that steals your heart and leaves you wanting more. It's compelling television in a sea of banal programs. I can't wait until the next episode!!! Eddie and Minnie make a dynamic tandem; the soundtrack is eloquent and inspired. Kudos to FX for bringing America a show with complexity, character, and spirit.


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