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Kidding 

TV-MA | | Comedy, Drama | TV Series (2018– )
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Jeff, a famous children's television icon, struggles to retain his sanity as his family falls apart.

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Dave Holstein
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2020   2018  
Nominated for 2 Golden Globes. Another 6 nominations. See more awards »

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Series cast summary:
Jim Carrey ...  Jeff / ... 20 episodes, 2018-2020
Frank Langella ...  Seb / ... 20 episodes, 2018-2020
Judy Greer ...  Jill 20 episodes, 2018-2020
Cole Allen ...  Will Pickles / ... 20 episodes, 2018-2020
Juliet Morris ...  Maddy / ... 20 episodes, 2018-2020
Catherine Keener ...  Deirdre 20 episodes, 2018-2020
Justin Kirk ...  Peter 18 episodes, 2018-2020
Bernard White ...  Scott Perera 15 episodes, 2018-2020
Alex Raul Barrios Alex Raul Barrios ...  Derrell 15 episodes, 2018-2020
Coda Boesel ...  B.D. 13 episodes, 2018-2020
Juliocesar Chavez ...  Gigs 12 episodes, 2018-2020
Gwen Hollander ...  Sheryl aka Astron-Otter / ... 11 episodes, 2018-2020
Patrick Johnson ...  Utility Puppeteer / ... 11 episodes, 2018-2020
Julitta Scheel Julitta Scheel ...  Cassidy 10 episodes, 2018-2020
Dan Garza ...  Ennui / ... 10 episodes, 2018-2020
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Jeff, aka Mr. Pickles, is an icon of children's television, a beacon of kindness and wisdom to America's impressionable young minds and the parents who grew up with him - who also anchors a multimillion-dollar branding empire. But when this beloved personality's family - wife, two sons, sister and father - begins to implode, Jeff finds no fairy tale or fable or puppet will guide him through the crisis, which advances faster than his means to cope. The result: a kind man in a cruel world faces a slow leak of sanity as hilarious as it is heartbreaking. Written by Showtime

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Hi, cruel world

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Comedy | Drama

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Simultaneously with the announcement of the series order, it was confirmed that Jim Carrey had been cast in the series' lead role. On December 14, 2017, it was reported that Catherine Keener had been cast as the series' female lead. On January 4, 2018, it was announced that Frank Langella had joined the main cast in a series regular role. On February 13, 2018, it was reported that Judy Greer had also joined the main cast. On March 15, 2018, it was announced that Justin Kirk had been cast in a recurring role. In May 2018, it was reported that Ginger Gonzaga and Bernard White were joining the cast in a recurring capacity. On July 9, 2018, it was announced that Grace Song had been cast in a recurring role. See more »

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Jeff: Please don't use a bad word when you can use a good word.
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Unique approach
28 September 2018 | by magehSee all my reviews

It is a good show, very different from current TV junk. It is unique and definitely will not appeal for average audience. It may not be perfect, but has potential to be outstanding, hopefully writers will not disappoint. I think Jim Carrey is a perfect fit for it.


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31 August 2018 (USA) See more »

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