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Kidding 

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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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2020   2018  
Nominated for 2 Golden Globes. Another 7 nominations. See more awards »

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Series cast summary:
Jim Carrey ...  Jeff / ... 20 episodes, 2018-2020
Frank Langella ...  Seb / ... 20 episodes, 2018-2020
Judy Greer ...  Jill 20 episodes, 2018-2020
Cole Allen ...  Will Pickles / ... 20 episodes, 2018-2020
Juliet Morris ...  Maddy / ... 20 episodes, 2018-2020
Catherine Keener ...  Deirdre 20 episodes, 2018-2020
Justin Kirk ...  Peter 18 episodes, 2018-2020
Bernard White ...  Scott Perera 15 episodes, 2018-2020
Alex Raul Barrios Alex Raul Barrios ...  Derrell 15 episodes, 2018-2020
Coda Boesel ...  B.D. 13 episodes, 2018-2020
Juliocesar Chavez ...  Gigs 12 episodes, 2018-2020
Gwen Hollander ...  Sheryl aka Astron-Otter / ... 11 episodes, 2018-2020
Patrick Johnson ...  Utility Puppeteer / ... 11 episodes, 2018-2020
Julitta Scheel Julitta Scheel ...  Cassidy 10 episodes, 2018-2020
Dan Garza ...  Ennui / ... 10 episodes, 2018-2020
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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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Did You Know?

Trivia

Jim Carrey personally created the "Oops" puppet. He said it personifies giving children permission to make mistakes. See more »

Quotes

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

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

User Reviews

 
Hooked. No Kidding!
1 October 2018 | by MikeO_64See all my reviews

While I admit after the first episode, I knew I liked it, but thought I could go either way depending on the next. I am now fully invested in this tremendous show. Jim Carrey doing TV again was the catalyst, obviously, but it has soared past any expectations I might've had. It is equally quirky, and shocking, and hilarious, and above all, supremely well-written. Never talks down or insults your intelligence. Why Frank Langella didn't become a superstar is beyond me. He is an absolutely stunning actor. I am glued to the screen when I watch "Kidding" every bit as much as I was to "Breaking Bad", but for obviously different reasons.


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31 August 2018 (USA) See more »

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