This is a fun little show about two women who are really
good friends. One of them, Maggie, is pregnant and lives
with her husband in their hometown. Her friend Maggie is a
career woman who travels a lot with her high pressure job.
Through a series of mishaps, they end up living together.
Basically, it's a chick flick, but it's a TV show instead
of a movie. The two ladies and their friends are very
likable, and the situations are pretty funny. I wouldn't say
it's the funniest show on TV, but it's worth watching.
Apparently the actresses who play Maggie and Emma are
really good friends in real life, and Maggie (Lennon Parham)
really was pregnant while they filmed this.
Check it out and you'll probably like it!
“Playing House” is a single-camera buddy comedy about
what happens when two best friends come back together just
when they need each other the most.
Childhood best friends Maggie Caruso (Lennon Parham, “Best
Friends Forever”) and Emma Crawford (Jessica St. Clair,
“Best Friends Forever”) have shared countless adventures
growing up together in the charming town of Pinebrook,
Conn. Now, Maggie and Emma are in store for one of their
biggest adventures -- raising a baby. When Maggie discovers
that her husband Bruce (Brad Morris, “Seeking a Friend for
the End of the World”), is having an online affair with a
muscular German woman, Emma gives up her burgeoning business
career in China to stay in their hometown and help Maggie
raise her baby. Now, as Maggie prepares for the birth of
her first child and deals with the fallout of her marriage
ending, Emma must confront the past that she abruptly left
behind thirteen years ago: her first love and local cop,
Mark (Keegan-Michael Key, “Key and Peele”), her
prim-and-proper mother (Jane Kaczmarek, “Malcom in the
Middle”) and a small town that she’s never felt comfortable
in. Despite their differences – Emma is brash, bold, and
assertive while Maggie is grounded, rational, and safe. The
women complement each other the way only best friends can,
by facing the challenges of their past, present and
In addition to St. Clair and Parham, “Playing House” is
executive produced by Scot Armstrong (“Old School,”
“Hangover 2”) of American Work, Judah Miller (“American
Dad”) and Ravi Nandan (“Hesher”). The series is produced by
Universal Cable Productions.
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