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

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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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Caring for their patients even if it kills them. See more »

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U.S. take on the dark British comedy of the same name, created by Jo Brand. See more »

Connections

Remake of Getting On (2009) See more »

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Looking for Glitz and Glam?
2 February 2014 | by AnnoidSee all my reviews

If you are looking for Glitz and Glam, forget it.

If you appreciate the absurdity of every day living, you have found your home.

I adore Nurse Jackie, as the former poster noted that she liked, however if you can polish off that sheen you might find something that at least looks like real life here.

Easy to make exciting traumatic moments; it's a bit harder to convey the strength of emotion that stretches out when someone takes more than an episode to die.

I am believer of reality vs. fiction, and as quirky "Getting On" is, it is heads and shoulders above Nurse Jackie in realism. What a fantastic balance "Getting On" has struck.

It has a quiet "emergency"!


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English

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24 November 2013 (USA) See more »

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Filming Locations:

Pasadena, California, USA

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