Tessa Altman is used to the big city but when her dad moves her away, she has to adapt to her new suburban life in Chatswin.

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Series cast summary:
Jeremy Sisto ...  George Altman 57 episodes, 2011-2014
Jane Levy ...  Tessa Altman 57 episodes, 2011-2014
Carly Chaikin ...  Dalia Royce 57 episodes, 2011-2014
Allie Grant ...  Lisa Shay 57 episodes, 2011-2014
Cheryl Hines ...  Dallas Royce 57 episodes, 2011-2014
Ana Gasteyer ...  Sheila Shay 53 episodes, 2011-2014
Alan Tudyk ...  Noah Werner 47 episodes, 2011-2014
Chris Parnell ...  Fred Shay 45 episodes, 2011-2014
Rex Lee ...  Mr. Wolfe 44 episodes, 2011-2013
Maestro Harrell ...  Malik 30 episodes, 2011-2014
Parker Young ...  Ryan Shay 27 episodes, 2011-2014
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Tessa Altman is used to the big city but when her dad moves her away, she has to adapt to her new suburban life in Chatswin.

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Escape is not an option.

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28 September 2011 (USA) See more »

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Two of the cast members, Jeremy Sisto and Alicia Silverstone, shared similar roles in a movie before: Clueless (1995). See more »

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Tessa: The New Jesus of Suburbia
16 June 2012 | by songbirdnSee all my reviews

This show may not be perfect, but it is funny. Also, it's very relatable, especially to a kid growing up in an obnoxiously fake suburb like the one on the show.

The actors are funny, sweet, quirky, and bring good-natured comedy to the screen. Tessa, Dalia, and Dallas are my favorites on the show. Tessa is witty and clever, a jaded foil to the naive and plastic Dalia and over-the-top yet lovable Dallas.

Also, the script is, for the most part, well written and the situations that Tessa finds herself in are hilarious.

As every sitcom, it's not perfect, and not all the jokes are funny, but for the most part, I am enjoying it and I'm looking forward to next season.


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