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American Housewife 

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A family comedy narrated by Katie, a strong-willed mother, raising her flawed family in a wealthy town filled with perfect wives and their perfect offspring.

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Sarah Dunn
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Cast

Series cast summary:
Katy Mixon ...  Katie Otto 56 episodes, 2016-2018
Diedrich Bader ...  Greg Otto 56 episodes, 2016-2018
Daniel DiMaggio ...  Oliver Otto 56 episodes, 2016-2018
Julia Butters ...  Anna-Kat Otto 56 episodes, 2016-2018
Ali Wong ...  Doris 56 episodes, 2016-2018
Carly Hughes ...  Angela 56 episodes, 2016-2018
Meg Donnelly ...  Taylor Otto 55 episodes, 2016-2018
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A family comedy narrated by Katie, a strong-willed mother, raising her flawed family in a wealthy town filled with perfect wives and their perfect offspring.

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Anything but cookie-cutter.

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Comedy

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TV-PG

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

11 October 2016 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Second Fattest Housewife in Westport See more »

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Stereo

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16:9 HD
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Trivia

The house on American Housewife is a replica of the "Paramount House" on the Universal Hollywood Backlot. The original Paramount House sits boarded up on a corner of the same Universal backlot. Its been there for years. See more »

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Referenced in The Simpsons: Krusty the Clown (2018) See more »

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Wanted to like it...but can't
2 November 2016 | by socialmedia-47079See all my reviews

Saving money, bad. Eating healthy, bad. They move to a white, wealthy neighborhood because of the schools, but the mom hates everything about it and everyone in it. And is constantly telling her kids why everything in the neighborhood is bad. I just can't buy it. If you hate the "rich school" and the kids that go there, why would you want your kids there? You do not need to go to the best school to get a great education and get into a top college...if that's their goal.

I'm waiting for the redeeming message, where she realizes that constantly comparing herself to everyone else is self defeating, and harmful to her children, but it never comes. The "white privilege" stereotype is annoying. The "I'm fat and have a negative body image" stereotype is annoying (and honestly, she's too small for that stereotype, so it makes it not believable). The "over achieving Asian" stereotype is annoying. The only stereotype that's believable and you are rooting for is the OCD daughter.

Having said all that, I like all the actors, they cast it well. I just wish it was a better sitcom. I've watched 2 episodes and don't think I can stomach a third...


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