Critic Consensus: United States of Tara manages to avoid gimmicky pitfalls, relying instead on strong performances and witty, surprisingly heartfelt writing.
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The first season of this comedy-drama executive produced by Steven Spielberg and created by Diablo Cody follows Tara Gregson (Toni Collette), a Kansas mother-of-two who has dissociative identity disorder. Stopping her medication to figure out the cause of her disorder brings out Tara's alternative personalities of wild teen T, 1950s housewife Alice, Vietnam veteran Buck, and later in the season, Gimme, an goblin-like expression of id. Tara and her supportive husband Max (John Corbett) deal with… More
as Tara Gregson
as Max Gregson
as Kate Gregson
as Marshall Gregson
as Charmaine Craine
as Dr. Ocean
as Dr. Golden
as Mr. Gershenoff
as Pastor Maurio
as Mayor's Wife
as Dreamgirls Singer
as Nunsense Singer
as Korean Son
as Dishwasher Brother
as Korean Grandmother
as Gene Stuart
as Nick Hurley
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Difficult to categorize, maybe even to characterize, Showtime's "United States of Tara" is funny, poignant, crazy and sane -- a bird of a different feather if there ever was one.
The first four episodes of "United States of Tara" will capsize your suspicions in a frenzy of hilarious but hopelessly real teenage kids, snappy dialogue and undeniable sweetness.
United States of Tara brims with great acting, humor and a disarming amount of tenderness.
It's Collette's talents that tie the four people together, that makes each feel as if he or she were a complete individual and yet part of a whole.