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United States of Tara 

A woman struggles to find a balance between her dissociative identity disorder and raising a dysfunctional family.

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Diablo Cody
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Won 1 Golden Globe. Another 6 wins & 25 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Series cast summary:
Toni Collette ...  Tara Gregson 36 episodes, 2009-2011
John Corbett ...  Max Gregson 36 episodes, 2009-2011
Rosemarie DeWitt ...  Charmaine Craine 36 episodes, 2009-2011
Keir Gilchrist ...  Marshall Gregson 36 episodes, 2009-2011
Brie Larson ...  Kate Gregson 36 episodes, 2009-2011
Patton Oswalt ...  Neil 21 episodes, 2009-2011
Michael J. Willett ...  Lionel 16 episodes, 2010-2011
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Storyline

Tara, a professional woman, artist, wife and mother, diagnosed with Dissociative Identity Disorder (formerly referred to as MPD - Multiple Personality Disorder) stops taking her medication and struggles to unite her "alters" (alternate personalities.) As the seemingly disparate portions of her psyche seek to combine and peaceably co-exist, Tara, her husband, their kids, family and friends deal with the fallout, life and various morons who do not know their schizophrenia from their MPD. Written by LA-Lawyer

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One woman. Multiple personalities. See more »

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Comedy | Drama | Romance

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Official Sites:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

18 January 2009 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

United States of Tara See more »

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Production Co:

DreamWorks Television See more »
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

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1.78 : 1
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Trivia

Max's nametag on his Orgolawn uniform reads "Greg Maxson" instead of Max Gregson. See more »

Goofs

Tara and Kate get matching tattoos in season 1. They are never seen again. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Talk Show the Game Show: Milk and Cookies (2017) See more »

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I cannot believe it's over. I cannot.
1 June 2011 | by temes-adamSee all my reviews

Again. Such an unbelievable fact that my brain cannot accept. This series is better and better by episodes after episodes, seasons after seasons, weeks after weeks. And suddenly it's announced that it's over? The last episode will air on June 20. I really could cry that I have to loose this show. I think I'll do after the finale. Nowadays it's so hard to find a good series which can complete your imaginary world. Instead of the up-to-date shows on TV, I only watch series which have already been over. United States of Tara is the only I'm following. And I'm just shocked with its cancellation's announcement. I cannot believe it's over. I cannot.


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