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Animal Kingdom 

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Centers on a Southern California family, whose excessive lifestyle is fueled by their criminal activities.

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Jonathan Lisco
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Series cast summary:
Shawn Hatosy ...  Andrew 'Pope' Cody 52 episodes, 2016-2020
Ben Robson ...  Craig Cody 52 episodes, 2016-2020
Jake Weary ...  Deran Cody 52 episodes, 2016-2020
Finn Cole ...  Joshua 'J' Cody 51 episodes, 2016-2020
Ellen Barkin ...  Janine 'Smurf' Cody 49 episodes, 2016-2019
Molly Gordon ...  Nicky 30 episodes, 2016-2018
Carolina Guerra ...  Lucy 29 episodes, 2016-2018
Aamya Deva Keroles ...  Lena 29 episodes, 2016-2019
Spencer Treat Clark ...  Adrian Dolan 27 episodes, 2016-2019
Scott Speedman ...  Barry 'Baz' Blackwell 25 episodes, 2016-2018
Christina Ochoa ...  Renn Randall 21 episodes, 2016-2020
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The series centers on 17-year-old Joshua "J" Cody, who moves in with his freewheeling relatives in their Southern California beach town after his mother dies of a heroin overdose. Headed by boot-tough matriarch Janine "Smurf" Cody and her right-hand Baz, who runs the business and calls the shots, the clan also consists of Pope, the oldest and most dangerous of the Cody boys; Craig, the tough and fearless middle son; and Deran, the troubled, suspicious "baby" of the family.

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Bad is bred

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Crime | Drama

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Trivia

In Season 2 Episode 5, "Pope" (Shawn Hatosy) is seen watching the credits of an undisclosed film (at 37min 40secs). The credits of the "film" list the actors "In Order of Appearance". However, all of the "actors" listed by name in the credits are not actually actors but film and TV industry crew (such as 1st & 2nd AD's, editors, lighting techs etc. etc.), some of whom have worked directly on Animal Kingdom and/or other well known productions in film and TV, in what is a nice little piece of "meta" humour buried within this particular fictional universe. See more »

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We thought life without Smurf would be the end of this show...
7 October 2019 | by thenextrushmagazineSee all my reviews

But it's not! A salute to Smurf and the foundations of evil and deception this family is built on who are just as untrusting and diabolical as she is. Just when we think we have Jay figured out he takes a new turn in that road and this guy is really turning out to be a scary psycho. Deran crossed a line for Adrian, that was new - poor Ox! Poor Adrian, he needs a spin-off show, he's ended up getting screwed the last two season finales. It'll be great to see how the lads reclaim their turf with this new order in Season 4!


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14 June 2016 (USA) See more »

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