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Transparent 

TV-MA | | Comedy, Drama | TV Series (2014– )
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An L.A. family with serious boundary issues have their past and future unravel when a dramatic admission causes everyone's secrets to spill out.

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Jill Soloway
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Series cast summary:
Jeffrey Tambor ...  Maura Pfefferman 41 episodes, 2014-2017
Gaby Hoffmann ...  Ali Pfefferman / ... 41 episodes, 2014-2017
Amy Landecker ...  Sarah Pfefferman 41 episodes, 2014-2017
Jay Duplass ...  Josh Pfefferman 41 episodes, 2014-2017
Judith Light ...  Shelly Pfefferman 39 episodes, 2014-2017
Rob Huebel ...  Len Novak 28 episodes, 2014-2017
Kathryn Hahn ...  Raquel Fein 24 episodes, 2014-2016
Alexandra Billings ...  Davina / ... 23 episodes, 2014-2017
Zackary Arthur ...  Zack / ... 19 episodes, 2014-2019
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Storyline

Mort has a secret that he really wants to tell his three adult children, who are so self-absorbed they don't see that something has changed for divorced, girlfriendless dad. Even when he invites them to dinner en masse to share his news, somehow, the conversation becomes about them. The secret unfolds, though, when he comes home and sees his married daughter getting intimate with her ex. Now, he knows her secret; she learns his; and the dysfunctional family finds one secret after another being exposed. Written by Jwelch5742

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Country:

USA

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English

Release Date:

6 February 2014 (USA) See more »

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Transparent See more »

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Amazon Studios, Picrow See more »
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Dolby Digital

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2.00 : 1
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Trivia

Inspired by and loosely based on true events, Transparent draws themes from series creator Jill Soloway's own father coming out as a trans parent three years prior to the show's release. See more »

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Referenced in The Andrew Klavan Show: The Court Jester (2015) See more »

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Solid
11 October 2014 | by Red_IdentitySee all my reviews

I've gotta say, it's usually that shows gain steam as they go on. With this, it was the opposite. I thought it started off truly fantastic, but somewhere after the first few episodes it lost me a bit. I'm totally up for unlikable protagonists, but Ihave to find them interesting. Two of the three siblings here were not only at times completely insufferable and got more unlikable as the season went on, but their story lines were only mildly interesting at times, and the other times not at all. The one sibling that I did like and found interesting despite also being pretty unlikable was Amy Landecker's character, and I think in her case it really only was because I'm a fan of her as an actress in general. The season should've really concentrated more on Tambor. As it is, it's a pretty good first season despite me liking it less and less as it went on, even if totally unoriginal.


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