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Another Period: Season 1 (2015)




Critic Consensus: Another Period benefits from a brilliant cast and clever concept that bawdily lampoons historic dramas and reality TV, though its premise may prove difficult to maintain over time.


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A comedy about an aristocratic family in Newport, R.I., in the early 20th century.


Natasha Leggero
as Lillian Bellacourt
Riki Lindhome
as Beatrice Bellacourt
Paget Brewster
as Dodo Bellacourt
Jason Ritter
as Frederick Bellacourt
David Koechner
as Commodore Bellacourt
David Wain
as Albert
Lauren Ash
as Hortense Bellacourt
Beth Dover
as Blanche
Thomas Lennon
as Marquis de Sainsbury
Rich Fulcher
as Mark Twain
Kate Flannery
as Anne Sullivan
Tim Heidecker
as Hal Carnegie
Ben Stiller
as Charles Ponzi
Shoshanna Stern
as Helen Keller
Moshe Kasher
as Dr. Goldberg
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Critic Reviews for Another Period: Season 1

All Critics (21) | Top Critics (10)

Comedian Natasha Leggero and the equally delightful Riki Lindhome (of Garfunkel and Oates) created and star in this surreal, reality TV-style mash-up of Downton Abbey and Keeping Up with the Kardashians.

August 2, 2018 | Full Review…

Another Period also skewers gender politics (and classism and the cult of celebrity), but the jokes are not particularly charged, aiming for -- and granted, usually reaching -- bawdiness, not brilliance.

June 24, 2015 | Rating: B- | Full Review…

Not only is [the] point uninteresting, but the jokes fall flat.

June 23, 2015 | Full Review…

Another Period is as scintillating as it is irreverent in its blistering satire of both period dramas and reality shows.

June 26, 2015 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

This is nowhere near Comedy Central's worst comedy, but it has yet to reach the high comedic standard that has been established for it.

June 25, 2015 | Rating: 6/10 | Full Review…

Gleefully absurd, Comedy Central's scripted comedy Another Period sends up period dramas (think: Downton Abbey) with humor reminiscent of Reno 911! or Monty Python.

June 24, 2015 | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for Another Period: Season 1


Loving this.


Super Reviewer


Another Period is hilariously crafted by blending reality TV show elements with historical drama parody Downton Abbey. Initially I was sceptical but it turned out to be really good, though some mid episodes were rather campy.


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