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The experiences of three close friends living and loving in modern-day San Francisco.

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Series cast summary:
Jonathan Groff ...  Patrick Murray 18 episodes, 2014-2015
Frankie J. Alvarez ...  Agustín Lanuez 17 episodes, 2014-2015
Murray Bartlett ...  Dom Basaluzzo 16 episodes, 2014-2015
Lauren Weedman ...  Doris 16 episodes, 2014-2015
Russell Tovey ...  Kevin Matheson 15 episodes, 2014-2015
Raúl Castillo ...  Richie Donado 14 episodes, 2014-2015
Andrew Law ...  Owen 9 episodes, 2014-2015
O-T Fagbenle ...  Frank 8 episodes, 2014-2015
Daniel Franzese ...  Eddie 8 episodes, 2015
Scott Bakula ...  Lynn 8 episodes, 2014-2015
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The experiences of three close friends living and loving in modern-day San Francisco.

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USA

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English

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19 January 2014 (USA) See more »

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San Francisco, California, USA See more »

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Russell Tovey originally auditioned for the role of Patrick, but was unsuccessful. After the show got picked up, the character of Kevin was written with him in mind. See more »

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Traditional soap opera conventions are strengthened by great writing, acting
12 September 2014 | by professorharoldlloydhillSee all my reviews

"Looking" is sort of this generation's "Boys in the Band", the 1968 play (and 1970 film) that centered on gay men living in New York. We follow three men living in San Francisco, each at different stages in their romantic lives. One, Agustin, is moving in with his long time boyfriend, leaving behind perpetually single, and possibly commitment phobic Patrick, while their friend Dom is weary of growing older and hooking up with younger men. As the season progresses, these story lines get more complicated, as Agustin's carelessness jeopardizes his relationship, Patrick finds himself in a love triangle, and Dom finds himself falling for his older business partner. The show really just employs traditional soap opera conventions to it story lines, but what strengthens it are the actors and the writing. Jonathan Groff is likable and believable as Patrick, as is Murray Bartlett as Dom, and Frankie J Alvaraz, who plays Agustin is good in his role, but his character is unlikeable (and maybe deliberately so). The supporting cast is fantastic too and the scripts are both witty and engaging, Russell Tovey is fantastic as Patrick's new boss. The show's story lines are fairly realistic, and the characters are three dimensional and develop as the season goes along. They are selfish, they seem like real people. This is one thing I really liked about Looking. I can't wait for more.


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