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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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Series cast summary:
Gaby Hoffmann ...  Ali Pfefferman / ... 42 episodes, 2014-2019
Amy Landecker ...  Sarah Pfefferman 42 episodes, 2014-2019
Jay Duplass ...  Josh Pfefferman 42 episodes, 2014-2019
Jeffrey Tambor ...  Maura Pfefferman 41 episodes, 2014-2017
Judith Light ...  Shelly Pfefferman 40 episodes, 2014-2019
Rob Huebel ...  Len Novak 29 episodes, 2014-2019
Kathryn Hahn ...  Raquel Fein 25 episodes, 2014-2019
Alexandra Billings ...  Davina / ... 24 episodes, 2014-2019
Zackary Arthur ...  Zack / ... 19 episodes, 2014-2019
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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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Decades before his role as Maura Pfefferman on Transparent (2014), Jeffrey Tambor played gender confused/transgender Attorney/Judge Alan Wachtel on Hill Street Blues (1981) from 1981 to 1987. 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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