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Kidding 

TV-MA | | Comedy, Drama | TV Series (2018– )
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Jeff, a famous children's television icon, struggles to retain his sanity as his family falls apart.

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Dave Holstein
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Nominated for 2 Golden Globes. Another 4 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Series cast summary:
Jim Carrey ...  Jeff / ... 20 episodes, 2018-2019
Frank Langella ...  Seb / ... 20 episodes, 2018-2019
Judy Greer ...  Jill 20 episodes, 2018-2019
Cole Allen ...  Will Pickles / ... 20 episodes, 2018-2019
Catherine Keener ...  Deirdre 20 episodes, 2018-2019
Juliet Morris ...  Maddy / ... 20 episodes, 2018-2019
Bernard White ...  Scott Perera 19 episodes, 2018-2019
Justin Kirk ...  Peter 18 episodes, 2018-2019
Coda Boesel ...  B.D. 13 episodes, 2018-2019
Dan Garza ...  Ennui Le Triste / ... 10 episodes, 2018-2019
Gwen Hollander ...  Sheryl aka Astron-Otter 10 episodes, 2018-2019
Alex Raul Barrios Alex Raul Barrios ...  Derrell 9 episodes, 2018
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Storyline

Jeff, aka Mr. Pickles, is an icon of children's television, a beacon of kindness and wisdom to America's impressionable young minds and the parents who grew up with him - who also anchors a multimillion-dollar branding empire. But when this beloved personality's family - wife, two sons, sister and father - begins to implode, Jeff finds no fairy tale or fable or puppet will guide him through the crisis, which advances faster than his means to cope. The result: a kind man in a cruel world faces a slow leak of sanity as hilarious as it is heartbreaking. Written by Showtime

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Hi, cruel world

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Comedy | Drama

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Official Sites:

Official Site

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

31 August 2018 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Kidding See more »

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Aggregate Films See more »
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

16:9 HD
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The Hollywood Reporter's Tim Goodman offered acclaim saying, "With its keen self-awareness, exceptional writing and consistently great acting, Kidding - starring a perfectly cast Jim Carrey in his first series-regular role since In Living Color (1990) two decades ago - is Showtime's best and most binge-worthy series in a long time." See more »

Quotes

Jeff: Please don't use a bad word when you can use a good word.
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Connections

Featured in 76th Golden Globe Awards (2019) See more »

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Deciding who you want to be in the face of pain.
4 October 2018 | by hishamkavarodiSee all my reviews

The bleakness of this show, the darkness in it, shows you the contrast in human behavior as you reel from a loss. Jim Carrey continues to hold on to the goodness in him while the rest just delve deeper into the pit of their suffering. All the characters find the usefulness and weaknessess of their choices. The show gives you enough perspectives to see through on what pain can do to one another and how you can choose to percieve it and deal with it.

Amazing show. Absolutely love it.


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