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One Day at a Time 

TV-PG | | Comedy | TV Series (2017– )
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Follows three generations of the same Cuban-American family living in the same house: a newly divorced former military mother, her teenage daughter and tween son, and her old-school mother.
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Series cast summary:
Justina Machado ...  Penelope Alvarez 39 episodes, 2017-2019
Todd Grinnell ...  Schneider 39 episodes, 2017-2019
Isabella Gomez ...  Elena Alvarez 39 episodes, 2017-2019
Marcel Ruiz ...  Alex Alvarez 39 episodes, 2017-2019
Stephen Tobolowsky ...  Dr. Leslie Berkowitz 39 episodes, 2017-2019
Rita Moreno ...  Lydia Riera 39 episodes, 2017-2019
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Follows three generations of the same Cuban-American family living in the same house: a newly divorced former military mother, her teenage daughter and tween son, and her old-school mother.

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USA

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English

Release Date:

6 January 2017 (USA) See more »

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Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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Act III Productions See more »
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Stephen Tobolowsky would star in another show about a young woman living on her own for the first time in her own apartment; Single White Female. But that was a thriller; not a feminist sitcom; and he was one of the villains in that; not one of the heroes like in One Day. Infact Tobolowsky is known for villain roles; he played a villainous predatory role on Glee also. One Day might be his first and only sympathetic character. See more »

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In episode 4, Lydia relates the story of meeting her husband in Cuba as a young woman. However, this was contradicted in episode 9 when she states that she left Cuba as a minor during Operation Pedro Pan. See more »

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New version, still love it!
8 January 2017 | by odalyvictorioSee all my reviews

I'm surprised to see negative reviews. I'm only two episodes in, but thus far I love it! I would have given it a full on 10, but the actors portraying Cubans aren't Cuban.

In keeping with the original, the strong female lead is a divorcée and Vet. I love her interactions with her mom and daughter. It's very accurate in Cuban families. Her struggles at work are common among us Latins. In general, we want to impress and don't do too well at 'asking' or (demanding) more money.

I realize if you aren't Latin, this may not be your cup of tea, but I have enjoyed many shows based on other cultures.

I hope I enjoy the rest of the episodes as much.


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