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Transparent: Season 1 (2014)




Critic Consensus: As much about a change in television as it is about personal change, Transparent raises the bar for programming with sophistication and sincere dedication to the human journey, warts and all.


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This comedy series based in Los Angeles follows the goings-on of the dysfunctional Pfefferman family. Season 1 kicks off with the father of the family, Morton Pfefferman (Jeffrey Tambor), opening up about identifying as a woman, and becoming Maura.


Jeffrey Tambor
as Mort/Moira
Richard Masur
as Buzzy Rackless
Corey Allen Kotler
as Manager Joe
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Critic Reviews for Transparent: Season 1

All Critics (59) | Top Critics (33)

The show has authenticity and specificity.

September 25, 2014 | Full Review…
Top Critic

Transparent, which debuts Friday, is not only a deeply affecting series from creator Jill Soloway, but it's a buzzy, meaningful piece of work that could help Amazon join Netflix in making some real noise in the premium programming arena.

September 24, 2014 | Full Review…

Transparent is anything but its title's most obvious definition -- and everything of its intended one.

September 24, 2014 | Rating: B+ | Full Review…

Tambor's heart-rending portrayal of a man finally becoming who he's always feared to be is worth enduring three self-obsessed, not-quite-adults and the emotional wreckage left in their wake.

September 22, 2014 | Full Review…
Top Critic

Transparent is the most original, daring and confident piece of American TV since Breaking Bad.

December 1, 2014 | Full Review…

After ten episodes, we still want to know more about [te family], even if we realize that, like real people, they'll remain essentially opaque.

October 20, 2014 | Full Review…

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