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Red Oaks 

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A coming-of-age comedy set in the "go-go" 80s about a college student enjoying a last hurrah before summer comes to an end--and the future begins.
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Cast

Series cast summary:
Craig Roberts ...  David Meyers 26 episodes, 2014-2017
Ennis Esmer ...  Nash 25 episodes, 2014-2017
Oliver Cooper ...  Wheeler 25 episodes, 2014-2017
Richard Kind ...  Sam Meyers 24 episodes, 2014-2017
Paul Reiser ...  Doug Getty 23 episodes, 2014-2017
Alexandra Turshen ...  Misty 22 episodes, 2014-2017
Jennifer Grey ...  Judy Meyers / ... 21 episodes, 2014-2017
Alexandra Socha ...  Skye Getty 21 episodes, 2014-2017
Freddie Roman ...  Herb 18 episodes, 2014-2017
Josh Meyers ...  Barry 15 episodes, 2014-2017
Gina Gershon ...  Fay Getty 15 episodes, 2015-2017
Gage Golightly ...  Karen 14 episodes, 2014-2017
Nate Smith ...  Skip 12 episodes, 2014-2017
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A coming-of-age comedy set in the "go-go" 80s about a college student enjoying a last hurrah before summer comes to an end--and the future begins.

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Comedy | Drama | Sport

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

28 August 2014 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Red Oaks See more »

Filming Locations:

Newark, New Jersey, USA See more »

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Amazon Studios, Picrow See more »
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Trivia

Gregory Jacobs noted, going from 10 to 6 episodes for the series-concluding season,"Enabled us to think of it more like a movie, rather than a bunch of episodic chapters." See more »

Goofs

Judy's new apartment has a stainless steel dishwasher from the late-2000's or early-2010's. See more »


Soundtracks

Everybody Wants To Rule the World
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Written by Roland Orzabal, Ian Stanley, and Chris Hughes
Performed by Tears for Fears
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Great Pilot Worth Your Time-Will Build to a Great Series
30 August 2014 | by chippatrickSee all my reviews

This pilot sets up the characters at ROCC for multiple plot twists around hook-ups, rivalries and achievements as David hits a crucial period of his life. Left with the classic parental pressure to get a 'good job' and 'succeed' the opening scene with his father illustrates nicely the conflict with the realistic view of life that Nash shows him. He is the hilarious, paunchy quasi tennis-pro running the program while fending off hot Jersey 'cougars,' the golf pro and fellow staff.

As David's mom, the hardly recognizable Jennifer Grey character has the potential to be absolutely hilarious! Also, Wheeler the valet is reason enough to watch and vote for this series on Amazon to keep going. As the stoner with a brain, set amongst the 'doofus' parking lot crowd, he will surely be front and center in this comedy going forward.

Not all pilots are tight, and some classic comedies started out with downright horrible ones (i.e. Seinfeld), but this one sets the stage for innumerable plot twists to support this season and beyond!

Check it out and vote for it to continue on Amazon Originals!


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