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Better Things 

TV-MA | | Comedy, Drama | TV Series (2016– )
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An actress raises her three daughters while juggling the pressures of working in Hollywood and being a single parent.
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Thursday, May 16, 2019

Sam struggles to cope with Frankie's decision to leave home.


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Thursday, May 9, 2019

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Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 3 wins & 14 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Series cast summary:
Pamela Adlon ...  Sam Fox 32 episodes, 2016-2019
Mikey Madison ...  Max 32 episodes, 2016-2019
Hannah Alligood ...  Frankie 32 episodes, 2016-2019
Olivia Edward ...  Duke 32 episodes, 2016-2019
Celia Imrie ...  Phyllis 32 episodes, 2016-2019
Rebecca Metz ...  Tressa 13 episodes, 2016-2019
Alysia Reiner ...  Sunny 13 episodes, 2016-2020
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An actress raises her three daughters while juggling the pressures of working in Hollywood and being a single parent.

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Comedy | Drama

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Official Sites:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

8 September 2016 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Better Things See more »

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Stereo

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Color

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16:9 HD
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All three daughters, Max, Frankie and Duke, as well as their mother, Sam, have gender-neutral names. The grandmother Phyllis is also called Phil. See more »

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7 April 2019 | by pswanson00See all my reviews

I find much of Better Things quite amusing, and very realistic, but -- familiar as I am with the volatile nature of the adolescent female -- I still find some of the dialogue written for the girls to be shocking. If I'd ever said to either of my parents even half of what spews out of the character of Frankie, I'd've awakened in the hospital being fed through a tube.


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