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Air Date: January 18th, 2009

Network: Showtime

Series Summary
A family deals with the matriarch's multiple personalities.

Rating: TVMA

Genres: Comedy

Episodes

ratings & reviews

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  • [When] all four of the weirdo personalities arrive in the last few minutes, fully energized and ready to help her navigate her dark ride through academia. It's clear then and there it's gonna be a wonderful season. Show More

  • The new season starts a bit slow.... But it's all laying the groundwork for a gripping, almost nightmarish second half of the season in which the life of every member of the Gregson family seems in danger of splintering as badly as Tara's psyche. Show More

  • Creator Diablo Cody ("Juno"), in writing a family that's been living for a long time with a skewed idea of normal, shows how resilient people can find the funny in situations that to outsiders might seem tragic. Show More

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Awards

Nominated Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Musical or Comedy
Winner Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Musical or Comedy
Nominated Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Comedy Series
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2010)
Nominated Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series
Winner Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series