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Suburgatory 

TV-PG | | Comedy | TV Series (2011–2014)
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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Emily Kapnek
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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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USA

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28 September 2011 (USA) See more »

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Lähiöunelmia 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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Referenced in Hell's Kitchen: 7 Chefs Compete: Part 2 (2013) See more »

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Good but ironic
25 July 2012 | by thor2062See all my reviews

I like this show -- it's entertaining, interesting, sometimes funny. The premise relates to this hip urban girl who comes to an upper-class suburban area and thinks she's too cool for it all and notices all its flaws. To be sure, she certainly has a point about them being over-privileged and out of touch with the surrounding world's harsher realities, to mention a couple.

Here's what took me longer to notice: the girl herself isn't much better than they are. She's a little smarter, a little more insightful, but she has a lot of the same flaws they do. She acts like the smallest inconveniences are the weight of the world on her -- e.g., a girl pays her a hundred bucks to drive her around the block a few times and she she moans, "I hate my job". She's sort of disrespectful to her father, who she calls George,and lives a lifestyle only slightly less entitled than those around her. In short, we're supposed to side with her against the rich snobs and not notice that she's a lot like they are. Sure, that community thinks they're better than others, but she thinks she's better than they are, so how's that any better? Despite this, I like the show.


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