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      Season 3 – Casual

      2017 Comedy List
      100% 8 Reviews Tomatometer 87% Fewer than 50 Ratings Audience Score You can go home again -- sort of. Bachelor Alex Cole finds himself living with his newly divorced sister in this Hulu original series. This time around, though, he and his sister are adults and they find themselves navigating the waters of the dating pool again -- all the while trying to raise Valerie's teenage daughter, who's also dipping her toes into the dating pool. Each one seems to have only casual relationships (hence the show's title): Valerie because she's newly divorced and trying to have fun; Alex because he's sort of a stereotypical bachelor who has yet to really grow up; and Laura, because she's a teenager. But the new living arrangement turns out to be a learning experience for everyone, punctuated, of course, by typical show devices (blind dates, one-night stands, parental visits, etc.) that lead to moments of hilarity, in between which nuggets of truth can be found. Read More Read Less Watch on Vudu Premiered Sep 12 Buy Now

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      Episodes

      Previous Episode 1 Aired May 23, 2017 Ashes to Ashes Valerie and Alex adjust to living separately; Laura wants to get her tattoo removed; Dawn makes an announcement. Details Episode 2 Aired May 23, 2017 Things to Do in Burbank When You're Dead After the memorial, Valerie and Alex wander the streets of their former neighborhood and discuss where to scatter Charles' ashes. Details Episode 3 Aired May 23, 2017 The Table Valerie turns to Leon for help with a new dining room table; Alex presents his idea to investors; Laura takes part in a sex study. Details Episode 4 Aired May 30, 2017 The Sprout Alex and Emmy reconnect; Valerie decides to upgrade her wardrobe; Laura's new job requires her to collect signatures for a ballot proposition. Details Episode 5 Aired Jun 6, 2017 Look at Me Valerie's fling becomes more complicated than she had hoped; Laura discovers something troubling about her ballot proposition; a date causes Alex to consider his future. Details Episode 6 Aired Jun 13, 2017 Troubleshooting Alex adjusts to the demands of working full time; Valerie catches up with Jennifer and learns a secret about Jack; Laura interns for a new environmental group. Details Episode 7 Aired Jun 20, 2017 The Rat King Rae finds a rat in Alex's bathroom, sparking a hunt through the house; Leia and Leon's relationship progresses. Details Episode 8 Aired Jun 27, 2017 Venus While trying to unearth the identity of Valerie's brother, Alex makes an unlikely friend at work; Laura and Casey's relationship intensifies; Valerie's new arrangement with Jack. Details Episode 9 Aired Jul 4, 2017 Fresno Valerie and Jack head to Fresno to meet Valerie's half brother; Laura considers speaking at a town council meeting; Alex tries to impress a co-worker. Details Episode 10 Aired Jul 11, 2017 Cake Walk Alex searches for answers after losing his sexual prowess; Valerie obsesses over Jack's choices; Laura feels lost after an emotional goodbye. Details Episode 11 Aired Jul 18, 2017 Firesale Valerie must be a bridesmaid for a wedding that she thinks is ridiculous; Judy and Alex enjoy their new romance; Laura raises funds for a move. Details Episode 12 Aired Jul 25, 2017 99 It's 1999 and Valerie and Alex are preparing for an unexpected pregnancy; in present day, Laura visits Casey in Sacramento and Valerie's relationship with Jack comes to a breaking point. Details Episode 13 Aired Aug 1, 2017 The Hermit and the Moon Valerie tries to repair her relationship with Laura while confronting resentments she harbors towards Dawn; Alex resolves to embark on an epic camping trip-but is epically derailed. Details Next
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      Critics Reviews

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      Previous Alan Sepinwall Uproxx The design of Casual suggests a show that shouldn't run forever, but after this season and this finale, I'd be very disappointed if I couldn't see what comes next. Jan 23, 2018 Full Review David Wiegand San Francisco Chronicle Casual remains very funny, but it has also become even more sophisticated in the third season. 4/4 May 19, 2017 Full Review Ben Travers indieWire For those of you sporting an anything-but-casual obsession with Hulu's delightful and insightful comedy series, let me tell you this about Season 3: It only gets better. A- May 17, 2017 Full Review Amanda Steinmetz TV Fanatic The complex bond between Alex and Valerie is what intrigued me. I've never seen a show portray an adult brother-sister relationship with so much humor and pain. 4.6/5 Feb 6, 2019 Full Review Jasper Pike TV Line The series' central family grows - both in emotional maturity and, potentially, in size - in the slow-burning conclusion of the Hulu comedy's stellar third season. Feb 6, 2019 Full Review Christopher James AwardsCircuit.com This resonant sibling dynamic would not be possible if it weren't for the nimble performances by Watkins and Dewey. 4/4 Nov 3, 2018 Full Review Read all reviews Next
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      Previous Audience Member Writing was already good but season 3 kicks it up a notch! The new roles for Judy Greer and (omg-so-good) Maya Erskine and finally good character development for Julie Berman (what took them so long?!?). Couldn't stop watching the episodes, s3 really flew by. Rated 5 out of 5 stars 01/09/23 Full Review harimohan i Wish the show had gone on for another two seasons. Third season was actually going great for a long haul Rated 5 out of 5 stars 04/30/19 Full Review Audience Member Season 3, Episode 12: It's 1999 and Valerie and Alex play themselves for a flashback, but Drew has a more handsome younger version for his character. I never comment on things, but what were the directors thinking when they did this? Valerie and Alex should have younger versions of themselves because neither of them can pull off looking that much younger!! Stupid, stupid decision to keep the original 40-50 something year old actors that are supposed to be in their 20s and to make it worse, throw in a 20 year old to play Valerie's ex, Drew, along side her in the scene where she's telling him she's pregnant. Ridiculous! Rated 3 out of 5 stars 01/09/23 Full Review Next Post a review

      Season Info

      Director
      Jason Reitman, Lake Bell, Gillian Robespierre, Amy York Rubin, Carrie Brownstein, Lynn Shelton, Michael Weaver
      Executive Producer
      Jason Reitman, Helen Estabrook, Liz Tigelaar, Zander Lehmann
      Screenwriter
      Molly Smith Metzler, Rosa Handelman, Zander Lehmann, Liz Tigelaar, Tommy Dewey, Marguerite MacIntyre, Liz Tigelaar, Michaela Watkins
      Network
      Hulu
      Rating
      TV-MA (L)
      Genre
      Comedy
      Original Language
      English
      Release Date
      May 23, 2017
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