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The premise of this remarkable new bingeable dramedy doesn't reveal itself until the pilot's halfway mark. It plays like a twist, but we're spoiling it anyway: Mort, father to three myopic yet endearing adult children, is transgender, beginning a new life as a woman, Maura, around the time most people are looking toward the end of it. We ruin this because you deserve to watch Jeffrey Tambor's sweet, aching performance with full appreciation of what he's playing. The kids, desperately needing reinvention themselves, are richly portrayed too, with Gaby Hoffmann making an especially strong impression. People get naked, emotionally and physically; people get sloppy (emotionally and with barbecue sauce); people get beautifully real, thanks largely to writer-director Jill Soloway's pursuit of authenticity. Neither fully a comedy nor a drama, Transparent is simply transcendent. A
An L.A. man pitches a guys-only nail salon. It'll specialize in all types of nails: roofing, duplex head, spiral flooring...
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