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Barry 

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A hit man from the Midwest moves to Los Angeles and gets caught up in the city's theatre arts scene.

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Alec Berg, Bill Hader
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An encounter that Barry never could have predicted has surprising effects.


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Barry's patience is put to the test when a figure from Sally's past arrives in LA. Gene gets a pleasant surprise and encourages Barry to believe that change is possible.


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Nominated for 3 Golden Globes. Another 10 wins & 32 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Series cast summary:
Bill Hader ...  Barry Berkman 16 episodes, 2018-2019
Stephen Root ...  Monroe Fuches 12 episodes, 2018-2019
Sarah Goldberg ...  Sally Reed 12 episodes, 2018-2019
Anthony Carrigan ...  NoHo Hank 12 episodes, 2018-2019
Henry Winkler ...  Gene Cousineau 12 episodes, 2018-2019
Darrell Britt-Gibson ...  Jermaine Jefrint 12 episodes, 2018-2019
Andy Carey ...  Eric 12 episodes, 2018-2019
Rightor Doyle ...  Nick Nicholby 12 episodes, 2018-2019
Alejandro Furth ...  Antonio Manuel 12 episodes, 2018-2019
Kirby Howell-Baptiste ...  Sasha Smith 12 episodes, 2018-2019
John Pirruccello ...  Detective Loach 11 episodes, 2018-2019
D'Arcy Carden ...  Natalie Greer 10 episodes, 2018-2019
Glenn Fleshler ...  Goran Pazar 8 episodes, 2018
Paula Newsome ...  Detective Janice Moss 7 episodes, 2018
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Storyline

Disillusioned at the thought of taking down another "mark," depressed, low-level hit man Barry Berkman seeks a way out. When the Midwesterner reluctantly travels to Los Angeles to execute a hit on an actor who is bedding a mobster's wife, little does Barry know that the City of Angels may be his sanctuary. He follows his target into acting class and ends up instantly drawn to the community of eager hopefuls, especially dedicated student Sally, who becomes the object of his affection. While Barry wants to start a new life as an actor, his handler, Fuches, has other ideas, and the hit man's criminal past won't let him walk away so easily. Written by Jwelch5742

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A hitman searching for some direction. (Season 1) See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Crime | Drama

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

25 March 2018 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

16:9 HD
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Trivia

Bill Hader developed the show with Alec Berg after getting a development deal from HBO. HBO offered Hader the development deal after seeing Hader's performance in The Skeleton Twins (2014). See more »

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Those Chechens!
18 May 2018 | by pwtatlSee all my reviews

I agree with everything good said about this black comedy and can only emphatically add that the Chechen gang is exquisitely crafted and hilarious. Perhaps the most extraordinary character, the bald Noho ("Can I get you a submarine sandwich?"), is unforgettable. Just a brilliant performance. The ridiculous twins, one who is obsessed with killing Barry and then his tortuous brother who insists on building a set of stocks, are wonderfully absurd.


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