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Suburgatory 

TV-PG | | Comedy | TV Series (2011–2014)
Tessa Altman is used to the big city but when her dad moves her away, she has to adapt to her new suburban life in Chatswin.

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Emily Kapnek
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Cast

Series cast summary:
Jeremy Sisto ...  George Altman 57 episodes, 2011-2014
Jane Levy ...  Tessa Altman 57 episodes, 2011-2014
Carly Chaikin ...  Dalia Royce 57 episodes, 2011-2014
Allie Grant ...  Lisa Shay 57 episodes, 2011-2014
Cheryl Hines ...  Dallas Royce 57 episodes, 2011-2014
Ana Gasteyer ...  Sheila Shay 53 episodes, 2011-2014
Alan Tudyk ...  Noah Werner 47 episodes, 2011-2014
Chris Parnell ...  Fred Shay 45 episodes, 2011-2014
Rex Lee ...  Mr. Wolfe 44 episodes, 2011-2013
Maestro Harrell ...  Malik 30 episodes, 2011-2014
Parker Young ...  Ryan Shay 27 episodes, 2011-2014
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Tessa Altman is used to the big city but when her dad moves her away, she has to adapt to her new suburban life in Chatswin.

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Escape is not an option.

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Comedy

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

28 September 2011 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Lähiöunelmia See more »

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Aspect Ratio:

16:9 HD
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Two of the cast members, Jeremy Sisto and Alicia Silverstone, shared similar roles in a movie before: Clueless (1995). See more »

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It is a Comedy and this one is actually Funny
13 January 2013 | by sean0888See all my reviews

Having seen the pilot I purchased the Season 1 DVD and have seen most of the episodes. It is great seeing 5 or 6 episodes of short shows like this one in succession without advertisements and the like breaking it all up.

Heck some people over analyse things though. It's just a little TV show.

This is a simple basic comedy with some extreme characters some of which are funny and some not so, some endearing and others much less so. In fact a few of the characters (very few fortunately) are just ridiculous but this is Hollywood fiction so they create the extreme at times.

The writers set out to send up Americans and some aspects of its culture and they obviously had a lot of fun doing so. Why they went too far over the top at times I do not know because the show would work better without some of the occasional stupidity that has been allowed to creep in now and then. Obviously some episodes are better and funnier than others.

Overall this is a cute, second tier, light hearted comedy show which will really make you laugh. After all that is what a comedy is for.(It is not quite up in the same league as some of the very high rated Chuck Lorre comedies though). For the most part it is quite well acted and the 3 principal characters are quite endearing.

If you don't like a good laugh then you probably won't like it that much. Some of it is hilarious but I am sure some of the slick lines they have dropped in there will go right over the heads of some.

As far as ratings go, some of the episodes I have seen from Season 1 are so funny I would give them a 9 or 10 rating.

Give this show a go because when you get into it, for the most part, you will enjoy it. There is nothing like having a good laugh is there?


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