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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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Nominated for 3 Golden Globes. Another 10 wins & 34 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Series cast summary:
Bill Hader ...  Barry Berkman 16 episodes, 2018-2019
Stephen Root ...  Monroe Fuches 16 episodes, 2018-2019
Sarah Goldberg ...  Sally Reed 16 episodes, 2018-2019
Anthony Carrigan ...  NoHo Hank 16 episodes, 2018-2019
Henry Winkler ...  Gene Cousineau 16 episodes, 2018-2019
Darrell Britt-Gibson ...  Jermaine Jefrint 15 episodes, 2018-2019
Andy Carey ...  Eric 15 episodes, 2018-2019
Rightor Doyle ...  Nick Nicholby 15 episodes, 2018-2019
Alejandro Furth ...  Antonio Manuel 15 episodes, 2018-2019
Kirby Howell-Baptiste ...  Sasha Smith 15 episodes, 2018-2019
John Pirruccello ...  Detective John Loach 13 episodes, 2018-2019
D'Arcy Carden ...  Natalie Greer 13 episodes, 2018-2019
Paula Newsome ...  Detective Janice Moss 9 episodes, 2018-2019
Glenn Fleshler ...  Goran Pazar 8 episodes, 2018
Michael Irby ...  Cristobal Sifuentes 8 episodes, 2018-2019
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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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Dolby Digital

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Color

Aspect Ratio:

16:9 HD
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Trivia

Barry wears a metal bracelet with an inscription on it. In the inscription is written "Psalm 91.1", which refers to the protection of God and says: You who live in the shelter of the Most High, who abide in the shadow of the Almighty. See more »

Goofs

During multiple episodes of season 2, the closed captioning incorrectly claims that the members of NoHo Hank's gang are speaking Chechen. They are instead speaking Russian. See more »

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High hopes, not disappointed...clever, funny, even brilliant.
8 July 2018 | by wfsymesSee all my reviews

I expect Hader to be great, and he is. An excellent mixture of comedy and tragedy. The supporting cast is an ensemble of superb actors playing satire, serious and at times, outrageous. My wife and I had to start saving a few episodes for later so that we didn't blow through the whole season in one weekend, which would have been easy to do. The main characters are brilliantly conceived and performed, and the supporting characters are equally gifted. Winkler, Carrigan, and Root steal every scene they are in. Newsome is a lusty detective with a nose for deceit...she is wonderful to watch in action. This is a workable ensemble and I hope that we get to see many seasons of Barry. Congratulations to all the cast for an enjoyable first season.


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