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On his birthday, Thom Payne gets the gift of insignificance and also a new boss. He suspects his ED pills are interfering with his anti-depressants, leaving him with neither happiness nor..... See full summary »

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Kathryn Hahn ...  Lee Payne 11 episodes, 2015
Steve Coogan ...  Thom Payne 10 episodes, 2015
Sawyer Shipman Sawyer Shipman ...  Julius Payne 10 episodes, 2015
Bradley Whitford ...  Jonathan Cooke 10 episodes, 2015
Carrie Preston ...  Debbie 10 episodes, 2015
Nils Lawton ...  Gottfrid 9 episodes, 2015
Tobias Segal ...  Gustaf / ... 8 episodes, 2015
Hannah Hodson ...  Lorna 7 episodes, 2015
Sean Kleier ...  Mikal 7 episodes, 2015
Molly Price ...  Bella 6 episodes, 2015
Lauren Culpepper ...  Tracey 6 episodes, 2015
Andre Royo ...  Barry 5 episodes, 2015
Ellen Barkin ...  Dani Kirschenbloom 5 episodes, 2015
Kevin Kilner ...  David 5 episodes, 2015
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On his birthday, Thom Payne gets the gift of insignificance and also a new boss. He suspects his ED pills are interfering with his anti-depressants, leaving him with neither happiness nor... happiness. In a culture that reveres youth - a culture he helped create - Thom needs to figure out what his purpose is now that he's halfway to death and nobody cares what he thinks. Because in a world where any Kardashian is trending up, perhaps the wise among us would heartily embrace trending down. Written by Showtime

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The ad agency of McMann Goldsmith and Tate shares a similar name as the advertising agency on Bewitched, McMahon and Tate. See more »

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I can see why it didn't get renewed
11 February 2016 | by nickharman1See all my reviews

As a 50 something advertising copywriter I laughed and squirmed at the ad agency scenes, all so very true sadly.We've all seen 20 something creatives talking crap and getting away with it because the elder bosses are running scared in a digital world.

However aside from that the whole thing was a bit of a mish mash with the writer often putting speeches in the characters' mouths when they didn't gel with the character. A strong show runner would have deleted much of the script and tightened up the rest.No one seems to have dared confront the writer on anything.

I watched it all, to see how Thom would get on, but it was an uphill struggle against show off scriptwriting, ideas that should have been left on the cutting room floor and characters that were all universally unlikeable.


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