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Totally Hosed 

TV-14 | | Drama | Episode aired 8 May 2018
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With three days until opening night, Lou and Tracey work through the show's changes demanded by Principal Ward and the PTA, with Lou and Principal Ward's jobs on the line. The changes are ... See full summary »

Director:

Chris Koch

Writers:

Jason Katims (created by), Michael Sokolove (inspired by the book "Drama High") | 3 more credits »
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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Josh Radnor ... Lou Mazzuchelli
Marley Shelton ... Gail Mazzuchelli
Auli'i Cravalho ... Lilette Suarez
Damon J. Gillespie ... Robbie Thorne
Shirley Rumierk ... Vanessa Suarez (credit only)
Joe Tippett ... Sam Strickland (credit only)
Ted Sutherland ... Simon Saunders
Amy Forsyth ... Gwen Strickland
Rarmian Newton ... Maashous Evers
Casey Johnson ... Gordy Mazzuchelli (as Casey W. Johnson)
Taylor Richardson ... Kaitlin Mazzuchelli
Rosie Perez ... Tracey Wolfe
Ellie Desautels ... Michael Hallowell
Shannon Purser ... Annabelle
Stephanie J. Block ... Patricia Saunders
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Storyline

With three days until opening night, Lou and Tracey work through the show's changes demanded by Principal Ward and the PTA, with Lou and Principal Ward's jobs on the line. The changes are meant to sanitize the show, removing anything that could be deemed even remotely offensive, such as swear words, and any direct mention of topics that are controversial, like teen pregnancy, abortion, rape, incest, homosexuality and overt sexuality. Lou is however unaware of the full extent of the backroom discussion between Evan and Tracey, and thus Tracey's response to that discussion. Even with the checklist of needed changes, Lou and Tracey go into the process with differing views of how to make the changes without compromising the fundamental messages in the book. Their process further affects the performers, many who are going through their own off stage challenges. Simon is watching his family fall apart in front of his eyes, he needing to be the strong one for Emma, while his father will not ... Written by Huggo

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Drama

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TV-14
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

8 May 2018 (USA) See more »

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Stereo

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Color

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16:9 HD
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Lilette Suarez: [speaking to Robbie] "I want to want you, I don't want to need you."
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Loved it
10 May 2018 | by HeatherHawkeyeSee all my reviews

GOD ONLY ONE MORE?! I have loved the progress this show has made and how it changed me for better. Hope you all kinda find a connect with the show like I did.


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