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TV-14 | | Comedy | TV Series (2014–2017)
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Childhood best friends Maggie Caruso and Emma Crawford have shared countless adventures growing up together. Now, Maggie and Emma are in store for one of their biggest adventures - raising a baby.
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Series cast summary:
Lennon Parham ...  Maggie Caruso 27 episodes, 2014-2017
Jessica St. Clair ...  Emma Crawford 27 episodes, 2014-2017
Keegan-Michael Key ...  Mark Rodriguez 24 episodes, 2014-2017
Brad Morris ...  Bruce Caruso 15 episodes, 2014-2017
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Childhood best friends Maggie Caruso (Lennon Parham, "Best Friends Forever") and Emma Crawford (Jessica St. Clair, "Best Friends Forever") have shared countless adventures growing up together in the charming town of Pinebrook, CT. Now, Maggie and Emma are in store for one of their biggest adventures-raising a baby. When Maggie discovers that her husband is having an online affair with a muscular German woman, Emma gives up her burgeoning business career in China to stay in their hometown and help Maggie raise her baby. Meanwhile, as Maggie prepares for the birth of her first child and the fallout of her marriage ending, Emma must confront the past that she abruptly left behind thirteen years ago -- her first love and local cop Mark, her prim-and-proper mother and a small town that she's never felt comfortable in. Despite their differences - Emma is brash, bold, and assertive while Maggie is grounded, rational, and safe - the women complement each other the way only best friends can, ... Written by anonymous

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2 friends, 1 baby, no clue. (Season 1) See more »

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Lindsay Sloane who plays "Bird Bones" is notably pregnant throughout the 3rd season. She tries to hide it behind props in the show. See more »


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Back Before We Were Brittle
Written by Eric Elbogen
Performed by Say Hi
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best friends forever
24 November 2018 | by SnoopyStyleSee all my reviews

Emma Crawford (Jessica St. Clair) returns to her hometown of Pinebrook, Connecticut to attend her best friend Maggie Caruso (Lennon Parham)'s baby shower. When Maggie discovers her husband Bruce had been cheating with an online cam girl, Emma decides to quit her high power job to care for Maggie and her pending baby. Emma's first love Mark Rodriguez (Keegan-Michael Key) is married to "Bird Bones" Tina. Zach Harper (Zach Woods) is Maggie's weird younger brother.

Jessica and Lennon have a simple best friends chemistry from their real life relationship. They are also good comedy creators. They do have to be careful not to make it inside jokes. That's not the case here. Keegan-Michael Key adds another great character. He's both funny and a great boyfriend material. Sadly, it got cancelled after three short seasons. It has more room to grow. I thought the cancer story was going to turn into something deeper and darker although maybe it's not the gals' style. They are more lighter and quirkier.


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29 April 2014 (USA) See more »

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