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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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They're stealing the American dream. See more »

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Comedy | Crime | Drama

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TV-MA | See all certifications »

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"#TheRiches It was a brilliant show, predicated on an even more brilliant idea. We were cancelled in the wake of punitive measures taken against writers who were vocal in the writers strike in 2007. Lunacy. I'd make this show again in a heartbeat." Posted on Twitter by @driverminnie Jan 16, 2019 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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I am a big fan.
22 March 2007 | by chrisbentlageSee all my reviews

Before I begin, I must say I understand those of you who have said you dislike this program. It is sometimes difficult in the touchy feely world of crime investigation and counter-terrorism dramas to understand the wild notion of anti-heroes serving as a story's protagonist.

But that is exactly what has come together here. Make no mistake, the "heroes" of this television program are low down, dirty criminals. Criminals without regard for anything or one except themselves. Criminals who off their own grandmothers to profit on the sale of a gently used pacemaker.

In my experience, there is one other television show that this combination character malice and despair come together to make a wholly entertaining program. That show is Six Feet Under.

With the sublime dark and almost tragic comedy underlying and fantastic character performances (I know the accents are a little off), this show promises something on television to those of us still grieving from the loss of Six Feet Under.

If you were a fan of Six Feet Under, or if you appreciate the intricacies of dark comedy; where the goal is not entirely a plot to make you laugh, I believe you will very much enjoy this show.

Give it a look see.


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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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Production Co:

Maverick Films See more »
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(20 episodes)

Color:

Color
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