Search Party is a dark comedy about four self-absorbed twenty-somethings who become entangled in an ominous mystery when a former college acquaintance suddenly disappears.
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Series cast summary:
Alia Shawkat ...  Dory Sief 40 episodes, 2016-2021
John Reynolds ...  Drew Gardner 40 episodes, 2016-2021
John Early ...  Elliott Goss 40 episodes, 2016-2021
Meredith Hagner ...  Portia Davenport 40 episodes, 2016-2021
Brandon Micheal Hall ...  Julian 24 episodes, 2016-2021
Clare McNulty ...  Chantal / ... 22 episodes, 2016-2021
Jeffery Self ...  Marc 17 episodes, 2016-2021


Dory (Alia Shawkat), Portia (Meredith Hagner), Elliott (John Early) and Drew (John Reynolds) must deal with the disastrous consequences of successfully tracking down missing classmate Chantal (Clare McNulty) in season two of TBS' dark comedy Search Party, returning Sunday, November 19. As the friends' paranoia grows, their relationships fray, and it becomes increasingly difficult to trust that no one will discover the group's secret. These privileged, self-absorbed 20-somethings are in danger. Written by TBS

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According to an interview in Vulture Magazine, other key influences for the show were Alfred Hitchcock, Agatha Christie, Dateline, Roman Polanski, German expressionism and film noir tropes to name a few. See more »


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One of the most refreshing shows this fall
23 November 2016 | by hardflopySee all my reviews

I usually do not bother to write a review and leave that to others, but every single review I found on this here was negative and in no way representative of how people I know perceived this show. I seriously question the (lack of) taste of the previous reviewers. If this is not your genre than don't review it.

I am TV show addict and am always on the look out for something new, something that puts my mind in motion and moves me or something that just makes me laugh. Stumbled across "Search Party" yesterday and binge watched all available episodes. It's a refreshing take on dark comedy. The casting here is phenomenal and so is the script and story.

The main character is portrayed by Alia Shawkat, which you should remember from the classic "Arrested Development". She's grown up now, and her acting has grown with her. This is definitely one of her best performances. I could talk about the rest of the cast here but this review would get too long. Rest assured they live up to the standards set by Alia.

In a nutshell I would summarize this show as an inside look at American culture of this generation. The main character is in search of herself, and I don't think the "friends" she has are helping her move forward. An old college acquaintance goes missing and she takes it upon herself to figure out what happened to her (in order to fill a void in her own life). That's it! A simple proposition that generates a lot of interesting and funny situations. The characters in this show are hilarious ranging from the uber-gay, the fake, two faced, and the paranoid.

I strongly advise you give this a try and form your own opinion. I can assure you that this is a well worth addition to the fall TV scheduling. Probably one the most refreshing and stylish shows this season. Can't wait for the next episode. Enjoy!

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