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Man on the Land 

Maura makes a new friend and has a rude awakening at the music festival; Sarah experiences liberation from an unlikely source; Ali makes an unexpected journey to the past.


Jill Soloway


Jill Soloway (created by), Ali Liebegott


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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Jeffrey Tambor ... Maura Pfefferman
Gaby Hoffmann ... Ali Pfefferman
Amy Landecker ... Sarah Pfefferman
Jay Duplass ... Josh Pfefferman (credit only)
Judith Light ... Shelly Pfefferman (credit only)
Bradley Whitford ... Magnus Hirschfeld
Cherry Jones ... Leslie Mackinaw
Anjelica Huston ... Vicki
Michaela Watkins ... Yetta
Luzer Twersky ... Mendel
Hari Nef ... Gittel
Bobbi Salvör Menuez ... Bella (as India Salvor Menuez)
Sia ... Puppet
Melanie Hutsell ... Jocelyn
Sandy Martin ... Sandy


Maura, Sarah and Ali have arrived at the Idyllwild Festival. Beyond Ali wanting to spend time with Leslie, especially seeing as to the state of her and Syd's relationship, none of the three of Maura, Sarah and Ali know what to expect or look for except what most of the women at the festival want: the sense of it being a safe place. Maura befriends Vicki, one of the vendors who works as a cheese monger by day. Instead of attending one of the new ageist type seminars as she was planning, Sarah comes across something else that piques her interest more and which she had fantasized about since her break-up with Tammy. She also runs into someone from her past who only knows her as a suburban wife and mom. And in finding Leslie, Ali discovers something about her that may make her more accessible in a personal sense. Both Maura and Ali also individually discover something fundamental about the festival which could place Maura at risk, she who has to decide how best to handle the situation, ... Written by Huggo

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Short | Comedy | Drama


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Release Date:

11 December 2015 (USA) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital



Aspect Ratio:

1.90 : 1
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The episode won 2 Emmy Awards for Outstanding Production Design for a Narrative Program (Half-Hour or Less) and Outstanding Directing for a Comedy Series. See more »


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