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TV-MA | | Comedy, Drama | TV Series (2005)
A comedic look at a support group with eating disorders.


Eric Schaeffer






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Series cast summary:
Eric Schaeffer ...  Sam 7 episodes, 2005
Laura Benanti ...  Billie Frasier 7 episodes, 2005
Sterling K. Brown ...  Adam Williams 7 episodes, 2005
Del Pentecost Del Pentecost ...  Dan Roundtree 7 episodes, 2005
Jackie Hoffman ...  Group Leader 5 episodes, 2005
Maureen Flannigan ...  Amy Roundtree 4 episodes, 2005
Susan Misner ...  Alison 4 episodes, 2005
Robyn Cohen ...  Shanti 3 episodes, 2005
Nikki Ghisel ...  Joaney 3 episodes, 2005
Darla Hill Darla Hill ...  Tanorexic 3 episodes, 2005
Neal Huff ...  Randy 3 episodes, 2005
Christine Christian Christine Christian ...  Submissive 2 episodes, 2005
Ronald Guttman ...  Charles 2 episodes, 2005
Daniel Hank ...  Jerry 2 episodes, 2005
Edward Hibbert ...  Harold 2 episodes, 2005
Chris John Chris John ...  Nate 2 episodes, 2005
Rebecca Mader ...  Heather / ... 2 episodes, 2005
Emily Schweitz ...  Sarah 2 episodes, 2005


Four thirty-something New Yorkers with various eating disorders lean on one another for support in this dark and poignant comedy that chronicles their romantic and personal lives. Sam is a neurotic commitment-phobic stock broker recovering from compulsive overeating; Adam is a bulimic NYPD cop; Dan, who works as a writer, is an overweight compulsive-eater; and Billie is an anorexic/bulimic and aspiring singer/songwriter. Written by DesertShark25

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Release Date:

4 August 2005 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

New York City, New York, USA


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$500,000 (estimated)
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| (7 episodes)


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Group Leader: If you were a dog, I'd kick you in the face
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16 September 2005 | by Laurie93_6See all my reviews

I have to say that Starved both makes me cry and laugh...each episode I have identified with in some way. I think it is an excellent, smart, and provocative show. The gentleman who created it is "out" about his own struggles and I admire that. He is brilliant! I would be very sad if the show did not return. people need to lighten up and really watch it...its not making fun of anyone..it is reality for millions, and at the very least, these people are trying to change,admitting their problems, and honestly portraying characters that many of us know.or can identify with in some way. What it is saying is that we are a society obsssessed with our weight, and that people of all types, weights, etc. are making themselves sick trying to be something we are brainwashed to believe we are supposed to be. It is a brilliant show that clearly is a commentary on how insane this society is about looks and weight. And yes...most of the carachters are not fat, but you don't have to be fat to be obsessed about your weight!!! I LOVE IT!!!...Is there an official place that we can write to to let the producers and FX know about how committed we are to continuing this show?

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