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Parenthood tells the story of one Californian family's quotidian struggles. The show depicts three generations of parents and children as they quibble, reconcile and deal with life's everyday challenges. Smart writing, honest plotlines and relatable characters have made Parenthood a critical and commercial success.
Vince is the hottest new actor. Despite rocketing to fame, he's determined to stay close to his childhood buddies and brother who help him manage his career and hopefully stay grounded. Though Hollywood is known for its excesses and temptations: there is no shortage of women, booze, fast cars, or weed.
Dawson's Creek is focused on best high school friends, Dawson Leery, Joey Potter, and Pacey Witter. But their relationships are put to the test after new girl Jen Lindley moves to town and starts to shake things up.
One Tree Hill tells the story of Lucas Scott, who reluctantly joins his high school basketball team, at the encouragement of the coach. Lucas is not exactly welcome with open arms by the team's star, his estranged half-brother Nathan. And Nathan has another reason to dislike him: Lucas is attracted to Nathan's girlfriend Peyton Sawyer.
Sex and the City features cosmopolitan martinis, Marlboro Lights, and Manhattan's hottest clubs. But the show is more about the friendships among four very different women: Carrie Bradshaw, Samantha Jones, Miranda Hobbes, and Charlotte York. They love the nightlife of Manhattan, but they seem even happier at a local coffee shop they often frequent. Given their active social lives and personal dramas, they have a lot to dish about.
Philadelphia heiress Tracy Lord throws out her playboy husband C.K. Dexter Haven shortly after their marriage. Two years later, Tracy is about to marry respectable George Kittredge whilst Dexter has been working for "Spy" magazine. Dexter arrives at the Lord's mansion the day before the wedding with journalist Mike Connor and photographer Liz Imbrie, determined to spoil things.
Once there was a pair of pants. Just an ordinary pair of jeans. But these pants, the Traveling Pants, went on to do great things. This is the story of the four friends—Lena, Tibby, Bridget, and Carmen—who made it possible.
A New York writer on sex and love is finally getting married to her Mr. Big. But her three best girlfriends must console her after the wedding gets called off.
The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay begins in New York City in 1939. A young escape artist and budding magician named Joe Kavalier arrives on the doorstep of his cousin, Sammy Clay. While the long shadow of Hitler falls across Europe, America is happily in thrall to the Golden Age of comic books, and in a distant corner of Brooklyn, Sammy is looking for a way to cash in on the craze. He finds the ideal partner in the aloof, artistically gifted Joe, and together they embark on an adventure that takes them deep into the heart of Manhattan, and the heart of old-fashioned American ambition. From the shared fears, dreams, and desires of two teenage boys, they spin comic book tales of the heroic, fascist-fighting Escapist and the beautiful, mysterious Luna Moth, otherworldly mistress of the night. Climbing from the streets of Brooklyn to the top of the Empire State Building, Joe and Sammy carve out lives, and careers, as vivid as cyan and magenta ink. Spanning continents and eras, this superb book by one of America's finest writers remains one of the defining novels of our modern American age.
To live in Texas is to love football—those who don't just don't know they love it yet. As the coach of the Dillon Panthers, Eric Taylor is out to make his players winners on the field. But his true coaching comes off the field, as his players deal with challenges of dysfunctional families, drugs, injuries, and heartbreak.
The Good Wife features Alicia Florrick, who was a devoted wife to her husband, Peter, a Cook County State's Attorney. She gave up her law career to raise their two children, but Alicia is now back as first-year associate at the law firm Stern, Lockhart & Gardner. With her husband behind bars on a corruption charge, nothing will ever go back to normal.
The Mindy Project centers on Mindy Lahiri, who is an OB/GYN at Shulman & Associates. Mindy is a well respected doctor, but her personal life is not as successful. Because she's watched one too many romantic comedies, she may have unrealistically high romantic expectations. In sum, she just wants to find her "Kanye."
Sal Paradise and Dean Moriarty roam the country in a quest for self-knowledge and experience. Kerouac's classic novel of freedom and longing defined what it meant to be "Beat" and has inspired every generation since its initial publication more than fifty years ago. Kerouac's love of America, his compassion for humanity, and his sense of language as jazz combine to make On the Road an inspirational work of lasting importance.
Veronica Mars is a high school detective with more moxie than Philip Marlowe. Behind the saucy storylines and hard-boiled atmosphere, Veronica Mars is essentially a coming-of-age story that is complex, smart, and not without plenty of humor.
Saved by the Bell follows five best friends during their time at Bayside High School in Los Angeles. The show covered all walks of high school life, from Zack Morris, the consummate schemer and rabble rouser to A.C. Slater, the amiable jock, to Screech the lovable geek, to Jessie Spano the feminist scholar, to Kelly Kapowski the teenage dream girl. At its best, the show was aspirational, showing a school that had almost zero ties to reality, and seemed to exist in some happier Day-glo universe. You either knew people like them, or you wanted to.