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Casual: Season 1 (2015)

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Critic Consensus: Jason Reitman's Casual is a funny -- albeit very specific -- look at modern dating, sharpened by edgy dialogue and self-assured performances.

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Valerie (Michaela Watkins) is a recently divorced therapist with a 16-year old daughter, Laura (Tara Lynne Barr). Together, they move in with Alex (Tommy Dewey), Valerie's brother, a longtime bachelor and creator of a popular dating site. Now, all three lean on each other as they navigate difficult relationships, tricky social circles, and the struggles of everyday life.

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Tara Lynne Barr
as Laura Cole
Michaela Watkins
as Valerie Cole
Patrick Heusinger
as Michael Carr
Tommy Dewey
as Alex Cole
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All Critics (32) | Top Critics (21)

Casual ventures into relatively unexplored territory and finds some fresh laughs and insights along the way. But it winds up in an unpleasant place.

October 13, 2015 | Full Review…

But in the writing and in the performances, there's bottomless compassion for this family and its awkward efforts at healing itself.

October 7, 2015 | Full Review…
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In general, there's a solid cast on display here.

October 7, 2015 | Rating: B | Full Review…

Casual also seems to be a mandate for the cast and creative crew behind this laid-back but thoughtful and well-observed comedy about love and family in the modern age.

October 7, 2015 | Full Review…
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Casual falls into the more indie-dramedy category of television than anything else, so viewers looking for a neatly packaged, shiny family comedy can look elsewhere. But those seeking a bolder, fresher take can direct themselves to Casual.

October 7, 2015 | Full Review…

Casual springs to vibrant life on occasion, with Watkins mostly responsible.

October 7, 2015 | Rating: B- | Full Review…
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