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Another Period 

A mockumentary-style period piece comedy that follows members of the wealthy Bellacourt family and their servants in early 20th-century Newport, Rhode Island.
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Series cast summary:
Natasha Leggero ...  Lillian Bellacourt / ... 33 episodes, 2013-2018
Riki Lindhome ...  Beatrice Bellacourt / ... 33 episodes, 2013-2018
Armen Weitzman ...  Garfield / ... 32 episodes, 2013-2018
Michael Ian Black ...  Peepers 30 episodes, 2015-2018
Beth Dover ...  Blanche / ... 28 episodes, 2013-2018
Jason Ritter ...  Frederick Bellacourt / ... 26 episodes, 2013-2018
Paget Brewster ...  Dodo Bellacourt 22 episodes, 2015-2018
Brett Gelman ...  Hamish Crassus 20 episodes, 2015-2018
David Koechner ...  Commodore Bellacourt 18 episodes, 2015-2018
Christina Hendricks ...  Celine aka Chair 17 episodes, 2015-2016
Brian Huskey ...  Victor Schmemmerhorn-Fish V / ... 17 episodes, 2013-2018
Moshe Kasher ...  Dr. Harmon Goldberg 16 episodes, 2015-2018
Alice Hunter ...  Flobelle 14 episodes, 2016-2018
David Wain ...  Albert Downsy Jr. 14 episodes, 2015-2018
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Another Period follows the lives of the obscenely rich Bellacourt family and their many servants in turn-of-the-century Rhode Island. Natasha Leggero and Riki Lindhome lead an all-star cast - including Michael Ian Black, David Wain, Christina Hendricks, Jason Ritter and Paget Brewster - in this historical satire about narcissistic aristocrats and the poor souls in their employ. Written by Blondexilla

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Comedy | History

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USA

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English

Release Date:

1 June 2013 (USA) See more »

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Kúria See more »

Filming Locations:

Pasadena, California, USA

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16:9 HD
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Four different actresses have played the role of Hortense Bellacourt. Artemis Pebdani (first two episodes of season one), Lauren Ash (episodes 3-10, season one), Lauren Flans (second season), and Donna Lynne Champlin (third season). See more »

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ridiculous satire
19 February 2019 | by SnoopyStyleSee all my reviews

It's the turn of the century in Newport, Rhode Island. The uber-rich lives unreal lives. Sisters Lillian Abigail Bellacourt (Natasha Leggero) and Beatrice Bellacourt (Riki Lindhome) are the Kardashians of their day. They are obsessed with the latest fashion and social popularity. Hortense is the feminist eldest sister and Frederick is the youngest brother. Commodore Bellacourt and his wife Dorothea are their parents. Victor Schmemmerhorn-Fish is married to Lillian. Albert Downsy, Jr. is married to Beatrice. Celine is a servant who the family calls Chair. Peepers is the butler. Blanche is the head maid. Garfield Leopold McGillicutty is a servant. Hamish Crassus is the crass gardener.

This mockumentary-style is perfect for this satire. The humor is irreverent. It is surreal but based on true events. It is completely ridiculous. It is tonally one-noted which wears out over time. These are not characters that one cares about so their stories are not as compelling as most normal narratives. It's a great idea for a little while but after three seasons, the show has gone its course and gets cancelled.


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