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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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Feeling compelled to learn more about herself in Israel, Ali stays back as the rest of the family returns to Los Angeles. Sarah, Len, and Lila reevaluate their complicated relationship....


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 Maura Pfefferman (41 episodes, 2014-2017)
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 Ali Pfefferman / ... (41 episodes, 2014-2017)
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 Sarah Pfefferman (41 episodes, 2014-2017)
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 Josh Pfefferman (41 episodes, 2014-2017)
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 Shelly Pfefferman (39 episodes, 2014-2017)
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 Len Novak (28 episodes, 2014-2017)
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 Raquel Fein (24 episodes, 2014-2016)
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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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When directing early episodes of the show, Jill Soloway would often use mood boards to help convey the feeling and emotional scope of a scene. See more »


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Another example of the press being totally wrong
26 December 2015 | by (New York City) – See all my reviews

As an older gay man, I have great admiration and respect for the transgendered community, but I think that the press reviewers of TRANSPARENT are bending way over backwards to cheer this cheerless dramedy. Tambor, who is not an actor I have much liked in the past, is really excellent as the trans dad; he brings real poignance to a show that has little heart for the rest of its characters. The characters of the children are caricatures; none of them are real or honest or worthy of our time, just a bunch of spoiled, miserable people who inflict their misery on others. No one, not even loving parents, would put up with them for a moment, and none of the goings-on are real enough or funny enough to touch or entertain us. Even the wonderful Judith Light has nothing but clichés to play.

I doggedly went on to season 2, and it only got worse. After 5 episodes, I am done.


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