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TV-MA | | Comedy, Drama | TV Series (2014– )
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An L.A. family with serious boundary issues have their past and future unravel when a dramatic admission causes everyone's secrets to spill out.

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Mort has a secret that he really wants to tell his three adult children, who are so self-absorbed they don't see that something has changed for divorced, girlfriendless dad. Even when he invites them to dinner en masse to share his news, somehow, the conversation becomes about them. The secret unfolds, though, when he comes home and sees his married daughter getting intimate with her ex. Now, he knows her secret; she learns his; and the dysfunctional family finds one secret after another being exposed. Written by Jwelch5742

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Jill Soloway and sister Faith collaborated with music supervisor Bruce Gilbert to weave Jesus Christ Superstar soundtrack through season 4 due to their own spiritual connection of the film. See more »

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Featured in When We Rise: The People Behind the Story (2017) See more »

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Mess is Mine
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Not funny - bland and boring
3 August 2015 | by See all my reviews

The only thing good about this show is the music - actually the music is too good for this show as the rest pales compared to it.

Writing? This is not writing, these are terrible improvisations. One cartoon character talking to the other cartoon. Funny stereotyping....? Because they all are or pretend to be Jewish they think making bad Jewish jokes is funny or oh so liberating. Proposing with the ring of the grandmother who was killed in a concentration camp. That's supposed to be 'enlightened' comedy?

Camera work / lighting: amazingly bland - all these mixed daylight tungsten scenes, really bad.

Acting: well, they got hired, I guess they'll have to do what they're told to!


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