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Getting On 

TV-MA | | Comedy | TV Series (2013–2015)
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Set in a geriatric extended care wing of a down-at-the-heels hospital, Getting On follows put-upon nurses, anxious doctors and administrators as they struggle with the darkly comic, ... See full summary »

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Mark V. Olsen
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3   2   1  
2015   2014   2013  
Nominated for 3 Primetime Emmys. Another 1 win & 9 nominations. See more awards »

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Series cast summary:
Laurie Metcalf ...  Dr. Jenna James 18 episodes, 2013-2015
Alex Borstein ...  Dawn Forchette 18 episodes, 2013-2015
Niecy Nash ...  Didi Ortley 18 episodes, 2013-2015
Mel Rodriguez ...  Patsy De La Serda 17 episodes, 2013-2015
Ann Morgan Guilbert ...  Birdy Lamb 15 episodes, 2013-2015
Brandon Fobbs ...  Antoine Robertson 15 episodes, 2013-2015
Mark Harelik ...  Dr. Paul Stickley 14 episodes, 2013-2015
Lindsey Kraft ...  Marguerite Macaw 14 episodes, 2013-2015
Joel Johnstone ...  Dr. Andrew Cesario 9 episodes, 2013-2014
Patricia Scanlon ...  Paula Pepperell 8 episodes, 2013-2015
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Set in a geriatric extended care wing of a down-at-the-heels hospital, Getting On follows put-upon nurses, anxious doctors and administrators as they struggle with the darkly comic, brutally honest and quietly compassionate realities of caring for the elderly. Written by Anonymous

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They know their business. See more »

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Comedy

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

24 November 2013 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Getting On - Fiese alte Knochen See more »

Filming Locations:

Pasadena, California, USA

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Dolby Digital

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16:9 HD
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Niecy Nash originally auditioned for the role of Dawn, but reading the script she was more interested on Didi, and asked to audition for that role. There was an initial resistance from the producers, but they finally let her do it and loved her so much that they cast her for Didi. See more »

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Highly recommended; a hidden gem.
22 April 2014 | by ian80See all my reviews

I rarely contribute reviews. I felt compelled to add to the (mere!) 11 reviews posted.

This show is such a gem. It is genuinely funny, the cast is spot-on stellar, and it has a a heartfelt center (without being sentimental). Niecy Nash is a stand-out. She steels many of her scenes. I only know Alex Borstein from MadTV and family guy; she surprises here with really great acting chops. Her dead-pan delivery takes the humor up a level. Laurie Metcald is a hoot as the neurotic doctor. Her characterization is eerily cemented in reality (unfortunately).

I can't recommend this enough. I hope it gets a strong following and continues for a few more seasons.


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