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Life after Hurricane Katrina as the residents of New Orleans try to rebuild their lives, their homes, and their unique culture in the aftermath of one of the worst natural disasters in the USA.
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Series cast summary:
Khandi Alexander ...  LaDonna Batiste-Williams 38 episodes, 2010-2013
Rob Brown ...  Delmond Lambreaux 38 episodes, 2010-2013
Kim Dickens ...  Janette Desautel 38 episodes, 2010-2013
Melissa Leo ...  Toni Bernette 38 episodes, 2010-2013
Lucia Micarelli ...  Annie 38 episodes, 2010-2013
Clarke Peters ...  Albert Lambreaux 38 episodes, 2010-2013
Wendell Pierce ...  Antoine Batiste 38 episodes, 2010-2013
Steve Zahn ...  Davis McAlary 38 episodes, 2010-2013
Michiel Huisman ...  Sonny 35 episodes, 2010-2013
India Ennenga ...  Sofia Bernette 33 episodes, 2010-2013
Phyllis Montana LeBlanc ...  Desiree 32 episodes, 2010-2013
David Morse ...  Lt. Terry Colson 31 episodes, 2010-2013
Lance E. Nichols ...  Larry Williams 29 episodes, 2010-2013
Jon Seda ...  Nelson Hidalgo 26 episodes, 2011-2013
Ntare Guma Mbaho Mwine ...  Jacques Jhoni / ... 26 episodes, 2010-2013
Davi Jay Davi Jay ...  Robinette 21 episodes, 2010-2013
Otto DeJean Otto DeJean ...  George Cotrell 21 episodes, 2010-2013
Derrick Freeman ...  Voice Actor / ... 21 episodes, 2010-2013
Edwina Findley Dickerson ...  Davina Lambreaux 19 episodes, 2010-2013
Dan Ziskie ...  C.J. Liguori 18 episodes, 2011-2013
Jaron Williams Jaron Williams ...  Robert 17 episodes, 2011-2013
Sean-Michael Bruno ...  Randall Batiste 17 episodes, 2010-2013
Renwick D. Scott II Renwick D. Scott II ...  Alcide 17 episodes, 2010-2013
Venida Evans ...  Mrs. Brooks / ... 16 episodes, 2010-2013
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Life after Hurricane Katrina as the residents of New Orleans try to rebuild their lives, their homes, and their unique culture in the aftermath of one of the worst natural disasters in the USA.

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Won't Bow Don't Know How.

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Official Sites:

HBO [United States]

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

11 April 2010 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Treme See more »

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Dolby Digital

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16:9 HD
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Khandi Alexander previously worked with two of her season 1 co-stars. Melissa Leo, playing her lawyer, worked with Alexander in the 1985 film Streetwalkin'. Lance E Nichols, who plays her 2nd husband, guest starred on Newsradio in 'Daydream' as the coworker Alexander's character wished she had (all her actual coworkers at the time being white). See more »

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The computer John Goodman's character uses is running Windows Vista and Office 2007 (you can tell from the user interface), yet that software wasn't released when the series took place (in 2005). See more »

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Impressive. Its no wonder why all the good dramas are on HBO...and Treme is one of the best of the year
16 April 2010 | by raysondSee all my reviews

The intense drama series "Treme" is one of the best shows out there.

And there is a good reason why some of the best dramas on television end up on HBO.

This is an endlessly rich series coming from the genius of David Simon,who has re-team with "The Wire" writer-producer Eric Overmyer to re-create New Orleans,a city in chaos three months after it was nearly washed away by Hurricane Katrina. Like his previous efforts on "The Wire",Simon's brilliant five-year epic about Baltimore was told mainly through the eyes of its most beleaguered(and beleaguering)citizens,"Treme" teems with authentic life.

Simon doesn't coddle an audience,and landing in "Treme" is the artistic equivalent of landing in New Orleans itself. You're surrounded by people who know this city.....who talk about some of it's places, foods and culture and people without providing any background information to help you follow the discussion. They know the ups and downs of this city. And "Treme" delivers. As you'd expect from a Katrina story,the characters in "Treme" face myriad problems. But they have a sense of hope and resilience and a good-times-roll embrace of great food,great conversation,and so forth.

If the strong writing is a Simon hallmark,so is an impeccable ensemble that includes Wendell Pierce("The Wire"),Clarke Peters("The Wire"), Khandi Alexander("The Corner"),Melissa Leo("Homicide:Life On The Street"),and Nick Gomez("Oz"),along with such widely known actors as John Goodman("Roseanne"),and Steve Zahn. "Treme" sets up the characters and tells its story incredibly well and this maybe one of the best dramas on television,and it delivers. A Must See.


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