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Trophy Wife: Season 1 (2013-2014)

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Critic Consensus: Charm, likeable characters, good chemistry, and an efficient pace help to make Trophy Wife a sly, insightful sitcom.

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This comedy follows a young woman (Malin Akerman), who, after marrying an older man (Bradley Whitford), inherits difficult relationships with his three kids and two ex-wives. In Series 1, Kate (Akerman) tries to take on more responsibility by helping Pete (Whitford) coach Bert's (Albert Tsai) football team. Later, Meg (Natalie Morales) posts an unflattering picture of Diane (Marcia Gay Harden) online, and Kate butts heads with Jackie (Michaela Watkins) after the two go into business together. Ryan Lee also stars.

Cast

Bradley Whitford
as Brad, Pete
Ryan Scott Lee
as Nelson, Warren
Phyllis Smith
as Mrs. Steinberg
Beth Crosby
as Kirsten
Fitz Houston
as Janitor
Annie Ruby
as Heaven
Rob Corddry
as Sensei Rick
Nat Faxon
as Steve
Bob Gunton
as Francis
Aja Bair
as Vanessa
Merrin Dungey
as Dawn Johansen
Bunny Levine
as Margaret
Andy Buckley (II)
as Paul Kramer
Cody Sullivan
as Evan Kramer
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Critic Reviews for Trophy Wife: Season 1

All Critics (37) | Top Critics (20)

Warm, sly, and very, very funny.

September 23, 2013 | Full Review…

Akerman is reason enough to buy in for at least a few episodes.

September 23, 2013 | Rating: B- | Full Review…
Top Critic

Thanks to appealing female leads and a clever script, Trophy Wife transcends its simplistic title.

September 11, 2013 | Full Review…

The half-hour is loaded with issues and it's all too sudden and sitcom-random...but these things happen.

September 6, 2013 | Full Review…

Akerman bumps into things with abandon and just the right glimmer of grace. Her knees knock and her limbs fold up like a newborn colt, learning to walk. But her show, anyway, already has legs.

September 24, 2013 | Full Review…
Top Critic

Even if you swallow all of Trophy Wife's absurd contrivances, you won't be laughing very much.

September 24, 2013 | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for Trophy Wife: Season 1

½

Surprisingly cuter than I expected. And Albert Tsai is great. Every time he winks I cry laughing.

JulieB.

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