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Difficult People 

TV-MA | | Comedy | TV Series (2015–2017)
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Life is really tough for Julie and Billy, two 30-something aspiring comics living and working in New York City. While their friends and acquaintances move on to find success and love, they ... See full summary »

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Series cast summary:
Julie Klausner ...  Julie Kessler 28 episodes, 2015-2017
Billy Eichner ...  Billy Epstein 28 episodes, 2015-2017
James Urbaniak ...  Arthur Tack 28 episodes, 2015-2017
Andrea Martin ...  Marilyn Kessler 26 episodes, 2015-2017
Cole Escola ...  Matthew 25 episodes, 2015-2017
Derrick Baskin ...  Nate 18 episodes, 2015-2017
Shakina Nayfack ...  Lola 16 episodes, 2016-2017
Gabourey Sidibe ...  Denise 12 episodes, 2015-2017
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Life is really tough for Julie and Billy, two 30-something aspiring comics living and working in New York City. While their friends and acquaintances move on to find success and love, they continue to struggle with careers and relationships, getting more bitter by the day. Written by Anon

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It's not them. It's you. (Season 2) See more »

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USA

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English

Release Date:

5 August 2015 (USA) See more »

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Сложные люди See more »

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Jax Media See more »
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16:9 HD
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The pilot was made for USA Network, but then shopped around until Hulu bought it and gave it a full season. See more »

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Featured in WatchMojo: Top 10 Best Hulu Original Series (2018) See more »

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Obnoxious characters that are very funny
12 November 2016 | by stephen-54801See all my reviews

As a fan of both Billy Eichner and Amy Poehler I was hoping for something good out of them and they definitely didn't disappoint.

The show reminds me of my favorite comedy right now "Veep" in that it moves very quickly and if you're not paying attention the comedy can sometimes fly right by you.

Julie Klausner and Billy Eichner play comedians that are trying to get their big break in show business but keep coming up short. The situations they get themselves in are very funny and complex. The supporting cast is very good as well. James Urbaniak plays Julie's boyfriend that works at PBS. But my favorite is Andrea Martin that plays Julie's mother. I loved Andrea back in the SCTV days and it's great to see her back on TV.

Now I absolutely hate pop culture and that whole celebrity obsessed scene but I love how Julie and Billy make fun of it using little quips and references. The list of people that make cameo appearances is pretty impressive too.

If you're not fast enough to pick up on the jokes or you like more traditional comedies, then you might not like Difficult People which might explain some of the low review scores. But if you have a sophisticated sense of humor and an open mind then you're probably going to love it.


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