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Old 04-29-19, 09:07 AM
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Dead to Me (Netflix) -- S: Christina Applegate, Linda Cardellini; EPs: Ferrell, McKay




Jen (Christina Applegate) is a sardonic widow determined to solve her husband's recent hit-and-run murder. Judy (Linda Cardellini) is an optimistic free spirit who's recently suffered her own tragic loss. When the two women meet at a support group, they become unlikely friends despite their polar-opposite personalities. But as they bond over bottles of wine, Entenmann's cookies and a shared affinity for The Facts of Life, Judy desperately tries to shield Jen from a shocking secret that could destroy her life as she knows it. Dead to Me, created by Liz Feldman (2 Broke Girls, One Big Happy), is an addictive dark comedy that dives into the painfully unfiltered, weirdly funny waters of grief, loss and forgiveness.

PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
∑ Christina Applegate as Jen
∑ Diana Maria Riva as Ana
∑ Ed Asner as Abe
∑ James Marsden
∑ Linda Cardellini as Judy
∑ Luke Roessler as Henry
∑ Max Jenkins as Christopher
∑ Sam McCarthy as Charlie

CREW INFORMATION:
∑ Adam McKay as EP
∑ Amy York Rubin as EP/DIR (Pilot)
∑ Christina Applegate as EP
∑ Jessica Elbaum as EP
∑ Liz Feldman as CRTR/EP
∑ Will Ferrell as EP
10 episode first season premieres 5/3/19.
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Old 04-29-19, 10:16 AM
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Re: Dead to Me (Netflix) -- S: Christina Applegate, Linda Cardellini; EPs: Ferrell, McKay

this actually looks pretty good.. in for a few...
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Re: Dead to Me (Netflix) -- S: Christina Applegate, Linda Cardellini; EPs: Ferrell, McKay

Fan of Christina's so I'll definitely catch it.
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Watched just the first episode this morning. If they implied what I think they did with that ending, this is going to get interesting REAL quick!
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We watched the same last night, first episode. Very well done, we’ll definitely watch the rest.
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I finished it. I really liked it. Great acting, especially by our two leads. Hope it gets picked up for another season.
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Enjoyed the first episode, as I like dark/awkward humor-drama type shows (If Will Ferrell is the producer than it will get dark/awkward in a good way). I wish more shows were a 1/2 hour as you can breeze through these seasons, as sometimes it's a chore watching the 1 hour dramas.
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I really enjoyed the wit in episode one. Like a David Mamet or Shane Black script. It made me laugh out loud. That surprised me because I didnít really look forward to watching it.

Doesn't feel like like a show to binge. But I will watch it over a few weeks.
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Re: Dead to Me (Netflix) -- S: Christina Applegate, Linda Cardellini; EPs: Ferrell, McKay

Just finished the first season. WOW, did Christina Applegate do a fantastic job! I'd be surprised if she wasn't nominated for an Emmy next time around.
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Up to Episode 6 and really lovin the show, not a bad episode yet!
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Re: Dead to Me (Netflix) -- S: Christina Applegate, Linda Cardellini; EPs: Ferrell, McKay

Originally Posted by The Infidel View Post
Just finished the first season. WOW, did Christina Applegate do a fantastic job! I'd be surprised if she wasn't nominated for an Emmy next time around.
Yup. Applegate is fantastic in this. As was Cardellini.

I found this to be a little predictable and a bit contrived. But it was still really, really good. And highly enjoyable. The writing and the two leads pull it off.

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. WOW, did Christina Applegate do a fantastic job! I'd be surprised if she wasn't nominated for an Emmy next time around.
What do you think this will be classified under for the Emmy's/Golden Globes? Drama? Comedy? What do they do when it's a mixture of both.

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Re: Dead to Me (Netflix) -- S: Christina Applegate, Linda Cardellini; EPs: Ferrell, McKay

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What do you think this will be classified under for the Emmy's/Golden Globes? Drama? Comedy? What do they do when it's a mixture of both.
It would be considered a Comedy. Episodes are 30 minutes, which is currently the definition of a Comedy in their rules. Now there are times when hour-long shows have petitioned for consideration as a Comedy and been granted it (Marvelous Mrs Maisel, Shameless last year), but I don't think any 30 minute program has yet been considered a Drama for Emmy consideration. Will be interesting to see if Amazon's Homecoming becomes the first.
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