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Alpha House 

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Four Republican senators share the same D.C. house rental, and face re-election battles, looming indictments, and parties -- all with a sense of humor.

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Cast

Series cast summary:
John Goodman ...  Senator Gil John Biggs 21 episodes, 2013-2014
Clark Johnson ...  Senator Robert Bettencourt 21 episodes, 2013-2014
Matt Malloy ...  Senator Louis Laffer, Jr. 21 episodes, 2013-2014
Mark Consuelos ...  Senator Andy Guzman 21 episodes, 2013-2014
Yara Martinez ...  Adriana de Portago 21 episodes, 2013-2014
Julie White ...  Maddie Biggs 20 episodes, 2013-2014
Alicia Sable ...  Tammy Stackhouse 19 episodes, 2013-2014
Brooke Bloom ...  Julie Carrell 18 episodes, 2013-2014
Ben Rameaka ...  James Whippy 17 episodes, 2013-2014
Kobi Libii ...  Aaron Stimson 16 episodes, 2013-2014
Natalie Gold ...  Katherine Sims 15 episodes, 2013-2014
Amy Sedaris ...  Louise Laffer 14 episodes, 2013-2014
Wanda Sykes ...  Senator Rosalyn DuPeche 14 episodes, 2013-2014
Haley Joel Osment ...  Shelby Mellman 12 episodes, 2013-2014
Willa Fitzgerald ...  Lola Laffer 12 episodes, 2013-2014
Richard Cox ...  Graydon Talbot 10 episodes, 2013-2014
William Thomas Evans ...  Senator Lamar Farkus / ... 9 episodes, 2013-2014
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Four Republican senators share the same D.C. house rental, and face re-election battles, looming indictments, and parties -- all with a sense of humor.

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Taglines:

Debate. Legislate. Cohabitate.

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Comedy | Drama

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

19 April 2013 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Alpha House See more »

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Trivia

Several regulars or guest stars on this show were also regulars on The West Wing, another series about the inner workings of US government. These include: John Goodman (Senator Gil John Biggs on Alpha House; Speaker of the House/President Glenallen Walken on The West Wing), Janel Moloney (Senator Peg Stanchion on Alpha House; White House staffer Donna Moss on The West Wing),and Bradley Whitford (Senator Ned on Alpha House; Josh Lyman on The West Wing), See more »

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Referenced in The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #22.20 (2013) See more »

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Really funny
31 May 2015 | by sammyadelaiyeSee all my reviews

The comedy was a bit broad for me at the beginning but as far as political comedy goes this is really funny. And it's one of those shows that builds as it goes, it gets more funny with each episode. While the political angle doesn't favor republicans, the characters are actually very likable and the timing is always on point. It's a very different sort of comedy with no dull moment. John Goodman does a good job as the old school politician with major issues, Clark Johnson also pulls some amazing comic chops really effortlessly, Mark Consuelos is also really good but I think next to john Goodman, Matt Malloy has to be the other star here. His character is really complex ranging from outright craziness and socially ineptitude of his character to the Likability and empathy he brings to the characters personal struggles. If you are looking for a political statement this is not the show for that, it is just pure fun with an older age group in mind.


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