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Alpha House: Season 1 (2013)

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Critic Consensus: A hodgepodge of subtle humor, indifferent characters and an unfocused comedy style, Alpha House contains realistic themes and concrete performances that wrangle sporadic chuckles.

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Tv Season Info

A comedy featuring John Goodman. Re-election battles, looming indictments, parties, their Party... these senators need a drink. And a new housemate. -- (C) Amazon

Cast

John Goodman
as Senator Gil John Biggs
Clark Johnson
as Senator Robert Bettencourt
Matt Malloy
as Senator Louis Laffer, Jr.
Mark Consuelos
as Senator Andy Guzman
Bill Murray
as Senator Vernon Smits
Yara Martinez
as Adriana de Portago
Alicia Sable
as Tammy Stackhouse
Brooke Bloom
as Julie Carrell
Kobi Libli
as Aaron Stimson
Craig Waletzko
as RNC Official
Ned Noyes
as Simon
Ted King
as Al Hickok
Marvin Avila
as Photographer
Kenneth Tigar
as Senator #1
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Critic Reviews for Alpha House: Season 1

All Critics (25) | Top Critics (17)

Alpha offers plenty of wit and clever touches, like the sugar bowl on the breakfast table that the roomies keep filled with flag pins.

November 25, 2013 | Full Review…

While I don't love Alpha House, I still like it; mostly because of the easy chemistry between Goodman and his co-stars.

November 25, 2013 | Full Review…
Top Critic

Plenty of partisan shenanigans to satirize, like Veep, but, unlike Veep, nothing addictive about it.

November 18, 2013 | Full Review…

The writing is smart, the characters are amusing, the cameos are entertaining, and the political commentary is as pointed as you might suspect.

November 15, 2013 | Rating: 3/4 | Full Review…

Alpha House may be Amazon's first original program, but it doesn't feel all that original.

November 15, 2013 | Full Review…
Top Critic

Ultimately, it's too hard to see if the series is going for satire, farce or character-driven humor. Alpha House could have benefited from some beta testing.

November 14, 2013 | Full Review…

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