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In 1992 Central Florida, a minimum-wage water park employee lies, schemes and cons her way up the ranks of the cultish, multibillion-dollar pyramid scheme that drove her family to ruin.
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Season 1 Returns


Sun, Sep 01 at 7:00 PM on SHOW

Krystal and Cody throw a rally. Ernie tries to connect with his son. Stan finds a new supplier for the water park.


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Friday, August 16

Krystal networks her way into an opportunity in the beauty pageant industry. Cody tries to be his own workhorse. Ernie builds a time capsule.


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Cast

Series cast summary:
Kirsten Dunst ...  Krystal Stubbs 10 episodes, 2019
Théodore Pellerin ...  Cody 10 episodes, 2019
Mel Rodriguez ...  Ernie 10 episodes, 2019
Beth Ditto ...  Bets 10 episodes, 2019
Ted Levine ...  Obie Garbeau II 10 episodes, 2019
Usman Ally ...  Stan Van Grundegaard 8 episodes, 2019
Eric Allan Kramer ...  Carroll Wilkes 7 episodes, 2019
Alexander Skarsgård ...  Travis / ... 6 episodes, 2019
Julie Benz ...  Carole Wilkes 5 episodes, 2019
Cooper Jack Rubin ...  Harold Gomes 5 episodes, 2019
Melissa De Sousa ...  Mirta Herrera / ... 5 episodes, 2019
Sharon Lawrence ...  Louise Garbeau 5 episodes, 2019
Mary Steenburgen ...  Ellen Joy Bonar 5 episodes, 2019
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Storyline

Set in a small Orlando-adjacent town in 1992, this dark comedy series stars Kirsten Dunst as Krystal Stubbs, a minimum-wage water park employee who lies, schemes and cons her way up the ranks of Founders American Merchandise (FAM)-the cultish, flag-waving, multibillion-dollar pyramid scheme that drove her family to ruin in the first place. Determined to make a better life for herself, Krystal dives deep into FAM, until her business begins to affect those closest to her. Written by SHOWTIME

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

16 August 2019 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Становясь богом в центральной Флориде See more »

Filming Locations:

New Orleans, Louisiana, USA See more »

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Stereo

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16:9 HD
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This series was originally developed in 2017 to air on AMC, with the pilot to be directed by Yorgos Lanthimos. It was announced in 2018 that it would instead be directed by Charlie McDowell and the full season would air on YouTube Premium. In 2019, almost a year after filming was completed, the series was again moved to debut on another network, this time Showtime. See more »

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Great first episode!!
24 August 2019 | by zorba-36271See all my reviews

Very well written!! A nice, sarcastic take on money and what fools will do to get money. Kirsten Dunst is wonderful!! I was pleasantly surprised how great a show actually turned out to be. A permanent home in my DVR.


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