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Happyish 

TV-MA | | Comedy, Drama | TV Series (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..... See full summary »

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Shalom Auslander
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Series cast summary:
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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Comedy | Drama

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USA

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English

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2015 (USA) See more »

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Trending Down See more »

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The project had originally been planned as a starring vehicle for Philip Seymour Hoffman, but was put on hold after the actor's death until the role could be recast. See more »

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Featured in The Wright Stuff: Episode #21.60 (2016) See more »

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Misunderstood
30 June 2015 | by tom bennettSee all my reviews

this is one of those shows, which i could see being easily misunderstood to the general public. to me the show is a satire of the ill-conceived notion of happiness we have advertised to us on a daily basis. and the writers do a wonderful job at portraying, and realistically making fun of, these little idiocies that are implanted within society today. the show shines a dimwitted light over the senseless actions and activities people take part of everyday, while also highlighting how advertising companies do whatever is necessary to direct you attention to the product. the actors do great at playing their rules, each character has their own set of emotions towards each problem, and you truly feel Thom Payne's (Steve Coogan) anger and dislike towards everything. the show was written great, and every actor in it is great, i just hope we get too see more it.


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