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The Detour 

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A contemporary father takes his family on a road trip across America, but a set of crazy, unforeseen circumstances causes them to end up on the run from the FBI.
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Cast

Series cast summary:
Jason Jones ...  Nate Parker 42 episodes, 2016-2019
Natalie Zea ...  Robin Parker / ... 42 episodes, 2016-2019
Ashley Gerasimovich ...  Delilah Parker 42 episodes, 2016-2019
Liam Carroll ...  Jared Parker 42 episodes, 2016-2019
Daniella Pineda ...  Vanessa 33 episodes, 2016-2019
Laura Benanti ...  Edie 22 episodes, 2017-2019
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A contemporary father takes his family on a road trip across America, but a set of crazy, unforeseen circumstances causes them to end up on the run from the FBI.

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Life has no safe word.

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Adventure | Comedy

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English

Release Date:

11 April 2016 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Detour See more »

Filming Locations:

Atlanta, Georgia, USA See more »

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TBS Productions Inc. See more »
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16:9 HD
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The show is based on the real life couple's (Samantha Bee and Jason Jones) own experience with family vacations. See more »

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Referenced in The Daily Show: Jon Stewart's Final Episode (2015) See more »

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Very, very funny - but not for kids or easily-offended-adults
28 March 2017 | by angie_blaneySee all my reviews

I stumbled across this show, and I'm so glad! It's hilarious! There is an over-arcing plot in the police station at the beginning of each episode (which is the only part I'm not 100% happy with, I'm not sure where they're going with it or how it adds to the shows development), but each episode is really funny overall.

The writing is fantastic. I really like the way it all comes together, and can't think of a single episode I didn't like.

However - I have a favorite - I suggest any newcomers start with Season 2 Episode 3 - it is the funniest, grossest episode so far.

Start there, and then go to the beginning and binge! There's no laugh track, the writing is quick and funny, the actors mesh well and even the kids have some really good lines (as opposed to just being a foil to the adults).

Definitely worth the time.


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