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Hung: Season 1 (2009)

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Episodes

Air date: Jun 28, 2009
Air date: Jul 12, 2009
Air date: Jul 19, 2009
Air date: Jul 26, 2009
Air date: Aug 2, 2009
Air date: Aug 9, 2009
Air date: Aug 16, 2009
Air date: Aug 23, 2009
Air date: Aug 30, 2009
Air date: Sep 13, 2009

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Tv Season Info

Hapless teacher Ray Drecker (Thomas Jane) turns to prostitution after an electrical fire destroys his home and he loses custody of his two kids to ex-wife Jessica (Anne Heche) in the first season of "Hung." Drecker runs into former one-night stand Tanya ( Jane Adams) who convinces him to use his anatomical gift to help supplement his dwindling income. Ray, who is being marketed by Tanya as a 'happiness consultant', struggles to adjust to his new career path while maintaining his day job and a relationship with children Damon (Charlie Saxton) and Darby (Sianoa Smit-McPhee).
Network:
HBO
Premiere Date:
Jun 28, 2009
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Cast

Thomas Jane
as Ray Drecker
Anne Heche
as Jessica Haxon
Jane Adams (II)
as Tanya Skagle
Charlie Saxton
as Damon Drecker
Sianoa Smit-McPhee
as Darby Drecker
Eddie Jemison
as Ronnie Haxon
Steve Hytner
as Floyd Gerber
Loren Lester
as Howard Koontz
Rhea Perlman
as Vera-Joan Skagle
Alanna Ubach
as Yael Koontz
Toby Huss
as Cliff
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Critic Reviews for Hung: Season 1

All Critics (16) | Top Critics (14)

HBO bills "Hung" as a comedy, but it uses comedy the way it uses sex - to set up darker, more interesting and complex points. It's amazing how many of those are out there.

Full Review… | June 28, 2009
New York Daily News

If you can get past the title, "Hung'' does offer a warm portrait of underdogs, as well as another piquant moral quandary for viewers.

Full Review… | June 28, 2009
Boston Globe

Being a comedy about the male anatomy-a farce with a sensibility both mordant and whimsical- Hung delights in its phallic symbols.

Full Review… | June 28, 2009

Amidst all the sniggering humor about how Ray has been taught to "do your best with the gifts God gave you" is some smart comedy about the state of 21st century America in general, as well as a superb lead performance from Thomas Jane.

Full Review… | June 28, 2009
Newark Star-Ledger

"Hung" is not a laugh riot.

Full Review… | June 28, 2009
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Hung is littered with cheap, mincing stereotypes.

Full Review… | June 28, 2009
Slant Magazine

Audience Reviews for Hung: Season 1

½

A broke teacher decided to capitalize his best asset, in prostitution. With the help of his one night stand, he managed to get more income but he has to hide this secret from everyone he knows, including his ex wife and children. I enjoyed it immensely, sex does sells. The story developed in complexity as it goes and the jokes were great, but sometimes it did felt a bit short.

SylvesterK.

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