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Ken Jeong Wants To Do Another 'Hangover'

November 30th, 2013 12:02pm EST
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Ken Jeong would love to do another 'Hangover' movie.

The 44-year-old actor played flamboyant Chinese gangster Leslie Chow in the franchise's three films, and insists he would "do anything" to portray the character again, despite admitting it is unlikely there will be a fourth installment.

He said: "I would do anything for the 'Hangover' franchise. I would love to do more Chow but we definitely ended 'The Hangover' as we know it with 'Part III'.

"While we were filming, we knew it would be the last one. If it wasn't for 'The Hangover', I wouldn't be here talking to you.

"Every bit of succ...
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Steve Byrne Reopens The Bar For Second Season Of 'Sullivan & Son'

June 13th, 2013 12:05pm EDT
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TBS's Sullivan & Son has become a comfortable place to visit for TV audiences on Thursday nights. It's familiar enough for audiences to grasp, is willing to push the envelope enough to feel fresh, and the cast have bent over backwards to make it feel like a real hangout. As the bar comedy serves up its second season, BFTV reconnected with star-producer Steve Byrne between stand-up comedy gigs to ask him how his charming idea for a TV show emerged into the good time it is today.

"I think what makes any show successful is any time it has its own voice and it doesn't sound like anything else,...
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A Bikini-Clad Heather Graham & 'Hangover' Co-Star Ken Jeong Hit The Beach In Rio De Janeiro

May 29th, 2013 8:45am EDT
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We spotted Heather Graham showing off her slender bikini body at Ipanema beach with her "The Hangover Part III" co-star Ken Jeong in Rio de Janeiro on Tuesday.

The 43-year-old actress and her comedian pal appeared to be having a great time splashing around the water while promoting their latest film in Brazil.

Graham told the June issue of Maxim magazine that she had a super time making the third film of the franchise: "It was really fun to see everyone again; it felt a little like a reunion. Everything's different in a way because the movies they've done since the first 'Hangover' have a...
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Review: 'The Hangover Part III' - Someone Forgot The Funny

May 23rd, 2013 4:00pm EDT
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I judge how good a comedy is, by how much I laugh, as well as how much the audience laughs...or doesn't, as was the case last night, sitting in the theatre, watching 'The Hangover Park 3'.

It's been two years since our guys...Phil (Bradley Cooper), Stu (Ed Helms) and Doug (Justin Bartha) have had any encounters with strippers, weird tigers, monkeys, gangsters or drugs.  In fact, they are all happily married and living the good life in suburbia.

The only member of the Wolf Pack who doesn't have his life together is (unsurprisingly)...Alan (Zach Galifianakis.) And now, he's off his meds. He...
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'Hangover III' Premiere Pics: Naya Rivera & Her Sexy Abs, Bradley Cooper & More

May 21st, 2013 11:15am EDT
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"Glee" star Naya Rivera showed off her fabulous abs at "The Hangover Part III" premiere in Los Angeles on Monday. The actress stepped out in a two piece black ensemble that revealed her toned tummy and tan physique.

The entire "Hangover" cast was present, including Bradley Cooper looking suave in an orange suit, a fully toothed Ed Helms, and newly engaged Justin Bartha.

In the film, Alan (Zach Galifianakis) turns to the Wolfpack for support after his father dies. This time, there's no wedding or a bachelor party - just a simple road trip that brings them full circle back to Las Vegas. Wha...
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'The Hangover Part III' Trailer Promises More Hilarious Antics From The Wolfpack

April 12th, 2013 5:52pm EDT
The Hangover Part III
The latest trailer for The Hangover Part III is finally out, and the new promo reveals a lot more of the movie's plot than the first teaser that was released early last month.

This time around, the "Wolfpack" -- Alan (Zach Galifianakis), Phil (Bradley Cooper) and Stu (Ed Helms) -- returns to where it all started -- Las Vegas.

This time around a crime boss (John Goodman) tracks down the Wolfpack and takes Doug (Justin Bartha) hostage until the guys can deliver Chow (Ken Jeong), who stole $21 million from the kingpin.

Heather Graham (Jade) and Mike Epps (Black Doug) reprise their roles fro...
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'Community' Recap: Competitive Ecology

October 10th, 2011 7:55am EDT
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The most recent episode of NBC’s “Community” is, in some ways, one of its most meta and self-referential outings. Greendale Community College’s motley study group always seems to be spending more time arguing and screwing off then actually studying (a serious complaint from the show’s critics). In “Competitive Ecology,” the writers, in their unique way, address those who take issue with that aspect of the show.

The team’s Biology professor, Dr. Kane, tells the class that they’ll be partnering up to build a terrarium which will be due the next day. Instead of letting the students choose the...
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‘Community’ Recap: Biology 101

September 23rd, 2011 10:04am EDT
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One of the most entertaining aspects of NBC’s “Community,” now entering Season Three, is its ability to never take itself too seriously. From “Pulp Fiction”-inspired episodes to claymation hallucinations to Sergio Leone-style paintball competitions, “Community” is one of the most inventive shows currently on television.

The episode kicks off with an over-the-top musical number featuring the entire cast (save Chevy Chase’s Pierce Hawthorne who left the group at the end of last season) which describes the characters’ goals for this year (meaning season). As it turns out, the sequence is just...
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Emma Stone Re-Enacts 'Star Wars' Scenes In Lucasfilm's Initiative To 'Use The Force for Good' To Benefit Stand Up To Cancer (Video)

September 15th, 2011 11:39pm EDT
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Lucasfilm announced today that in celebration of the September launch of Star Wars: The Complete Saga on Blu-ray, it is linking up with celebrities, eBay and Major League Baseball to ask fans to Use the Force for Good to support Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C). SU2Cfunds groundbreaking cancer research that will get new therapies to patients quickly and save lives.

"Lucasfilm joining with eBay, Major League Baseball and a wonderful group of actors is an amazing force for good being brought to bear in Stand Up To Cancer's fight against this disease,and we are profoundly grateful," said SU2C Co-Fou...
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Review: 'Transformers: Dark Of The Moon' Repeats A Tired Formula

July 2nd, 2011 10:45am EDT
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If we’re lucky, Michael Bay’s “Transformers: Dark of the Moon” is the last film in his series. His bloated, 154 minute mess, borders on beating a dead…robot…in disguise… (Sorry, had to go there).

Does the third “Transformers” movie advance the story for Sam Witwicky (Shia LaBeouf) and his robotic friends? Yes. But does it do so in a fresh and engaging way? No.

“Dark of the Moon” repeats the same tired formula as its predecessors: poorly written dialogue, superficial female eye candy, and needlessly dangerous heroics.

Bay starts “Dark of the Moon” on the planet Cybertron, the home ...
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It Ain’t Broke, So Philips Doesn’t Fix ‘The Hangover Part II’

May 27th, 2011 11:44am EDT
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You’re probably familiar with the sentiment “If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it,” a colloquial expression, meaning that if you’ve found a proven formula for success, don’t mess with it. Usually when a sequel is made of a popular movie, this idea is employed by the filmmakers to some degree, so that they do not risk alienating their fans. No film in recent memory though, keeps this thought as close to the forefront as Todd Philips’ raunchy comedy “The Hangover: Part II.”

This sequel, to the 2009 hit about a bachelor party in Vegas gone awry, literally follows the same exact narrative struct...
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Bangkok Is Wicked In 'The Hangover Part II,' Nice In Real Life

May 25th, 2011 3:00pm EDT
The Hangover Part II
The Hangover Part II had to go even wilder than Las Vegas, so they went to Bangkok. This time the wolf pack wakes up and doesn’t even know how they got there from a Thailand resort. Shooting on the streets of Bangkok was chaotic too, but director Todd Philips said that was a good thing.=

“To make a movie about mayhem, sometimes you have to go to mayhem,” Philips said. “I think it all found its way into the movie and it helped. I think in a nutshell, Bangkok is just a very crowded, very chaotic and very hot city so I think we all had just challenges dealing with the crowds and the chaos but...
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Third 'Hangover' Film To Focus On Ken Jeong's Mr. Chow?

May 24th, 2011 8:33am EDT
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The third film in "The Hangover" franchise could be a spin-off all about Ken Jeong's crazy character Mr. Chow.

Director Todd Phillips is already considering destinations for his third and final film after shooting the sequel in Thailand - and he reveals the third installment could be all about Chow.

He tells WENN, "The third would be very much a finale and an ending. It is not following the same template but a very new idea.

"Who knows, we could do a spin-off Mr. Chow movie but I still haven't talked to Ken about it. Chow is definitely a man of mystery - like Austin Powers - and he obvio...
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Ken Jeong Checks With His Wife Before Doing Nude Scenes

May 23rd, 2011 10:31pm EDT
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The Hangover Part II star Ken Jeong has to check with his wife Tran before baring all on the big screen - because he wouldn't strip if she was against it.

The Asian-American star, a former doctor, famously peeled off for the first Hangover film - and he does the same in the upcoming sequel.

But Jeong had to make sure his wife was OK with his nudity before agreeing to get naked.

He says, "I run everything by my wife before I do anything, so I had full permission from her to do all the nudity filming. I'm very blessed I have such a supportive wife that is secure with letting me embarrass m...
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Justin Bieber Dominates The 2011 Billboard Music Awards (See List Of Winners)

May 23rd, 2011 8:05am EDT
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Justin Bieber and Eminem were the big winners at the Billboard Music Awards in Las Vegas on Sunday night, scoring 14 prizes between them.

Teenager Bieber's impressive haul of eight included trophies for Fan Favorite, Digital Artist, New Artist, Digital Media Artist and Pop Album (My World 2.0), but rap icon Eminem landed the night's biggest honors - among them Artist of the Year, Male Artist of the Year and Rap Album (Recovery) and Rap Song (I Love the Way You Lie).

Bieber, wearing a shimmering gold and black dinner jacket, made a point of not making a big deal of his date for the eveni...
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Artist Who Tattooed Mike Tyson's Face Sues Producers Of 'Hangover' Sequel

May 1st, 2011 10:23am EDT
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Mike Tyson's tattoo artist has filed a copyright infringement lawsuit against The Hangover Part II producers for allegedly using his design without consent.

In the movie's preview, actor Ed Helms is shown sporting a face tattoo like the design inked on the boxer's left cheek and temple.

S. Victor Whitmill, the artist who created, inked and copyrighted Tyson's iconic tattoo, is suing the film's studio, Warner Brothers, for allegedly using the image in the upcoming film without permission.

Whitmill is seeking an injunction to halt the impending release of The Hangover: Part II, as well as ...
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'The Hangover Part II' Opens May 26th - Check Out The Hilarious New Trailer

April 1st, 2011 2:28pm EDT
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This trailer for this year's most anticipated comedy, The Hangover Part II, has officially arrived, and you can watch it right here!

The first teaser for the film, released just over a month ago, gave little about the film away other than that it takes place in Thailand and "The Wolfpack is Back."

Now we know that the gang travels to Thailand for Stu's wedding and that he's not taking any chances with a bachelor party, so a pre-wedding brunch is planned.

Bradley Cooper, Ed Helms, Zach Galifianakis and Justin Bartha return as "The Wolfpack," and are joined once again by Jeffrey Tambor, Mi...
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'The Wolfpack is Back' in the Highly Anticipated 'The Hangover 2' Teaser Trailer (Video)

February 25th, 2011 12:37am EST
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The much anticipated teaser trailer for the sequel to the 2009 hit comedy The Hangover has finally emerged online - but don't expect to get much from it.

The first clip from The Hangover Part II doesn't give much away other than what we already know - that it takes place in Bangkok, Thailand and that 'The Wolfpack is Back.'

Phil (Bradley Cooper), Alan (Zach Galifianakis) and Stu (Ed Helms) are all back, along with a monkey, another trashed hotel room and the usual look of painful desperation on their faces. Speaking of faces, wait till you see Stu's - it holds a big reference to the first...
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SAG Awards Top Moments: Why Was Natalie Portman's Acceptance Speech Censored?

January 31st, 2011 9:20am EST
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Here are our top moments of the 2011 Screen Actors Guild Awards:

10. Most Nurturing: "It shouldn't be called the SAG award, it should be called the Uplifting Award," The King's Speech actor Geoffrey Rush says on behalf of the cast, before giving nods to the movie's supporting actors, including his on-screen family and Freya Wilson, who played the young future Queen Elizabeth. His SAG family must be very proud.

9. The Kanye West Memorial Award: Has someone been enjoying a little post-Prohibition tipple? A spacey, dark-lipped Paz de la Huerta commandeers the mic after Steve Buscemi's speech...
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Hilary Duff Talks About Her 'Mean Girl' Role On 'Community'

November 4th, 2010 1:51pm EDT
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As a former child star, Hilary Duff has been in the spotlight for a big chunk of her life. After becoming a star on the Disney Channel show “Lizzie McGuire” and the subsequent movies, Duff has bounced between film roles and guest spots on TV shows including “Law & Order: SVU” and “Gossip Girl.”

For her guest performance on NBC’s “Community,” Duff got to try something a little bit different. “It was fun for me to get to play a mean girl because it is so different from anything I’ve done before,” the actress says. “Being the most popular girl at a community college is important to her. I tho...
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Heather Graham Out Of 'The Hangover 2,' Tiger Woods In?

October 16th, 2010 10:00am EDT
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Heather Graham won't be hanging with The Hangover crew in the sequel to the hit comedy - movie studio bosses have confirmed the Boogie Nights star will not be back as the hooker with a heart of gold.

The actress played Jade in the first film and was slated to reprise her role in The Hangover 2, but Warner Brothers bosses have revealed she won't be joining Bradley Cooper, Zach Galifianakis, Justin Bartha, Ed Helms and Ken Jeong in the sequel.

A studio spokesman tells Eonline.com, "Unfortunately Heather won't be in the sequel; they way the story unfolds doesn't allow any room for her charac...
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Believe It Or Not, 'The Hangover's' Ken Jeong Is A Licensed Physician

September 15th, 2010 11:46pm EDT
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The Hangover star Ken Jeong can still practice medicine in California after renewing his license this summer - despite finding fame in Hollywood.

The quirky Asian star, famous for jumping out of a car trunk naked in the film and coining the phrase "Toodle-oo, motherf--kers," was a qualified doctor when he kick-started his comedy career in 2005 and reveals he recently re-applied for his medical certification.

He says, "I just renewed my license in June. I'm still technically a medical doctor. You never know.

"I worked at Kaiser Permanente (hospital) in Woodland Hills (in California) for a...
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Ken Jeong Pays Tribute To Wife At MTV Movie Awards

June 7th, 2010 1:00pm EDT
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Hollywood newcomer Ken Jeong delivered an emotional tribute to his wife at the MTV Movie Awards, revealing his partner endured a terrifying battle with breast cancer as he shot to fame.

The Hangover star won the award for the Best WTF Moment at the annual prize giving in Los Angeles on Sunday, and, shaking as he took the stage, told the crowd how his wife Tran, with whom he shares two children, has triumphed over the disease.

Jeong took the opportunity to credit Tran with inspiring his acting career, and gave thanks to The Hangover director Todd Phillips and co-star Bradley Cooper for h...
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'Twilight' Wins Big At The MTV Movie Awards

June 7th, 2010 8:31am EDT
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The Twilight Saga: New Moon was the big winner at the MTV Movie Awards in Los Angeles on Sunday night, picking up four honors including the coveted Best Movie prize.

Twilight co-stars Kristen Stewart and Robert Pattinson were the toast of the evening as they each triumphed in the Best Female and Male Performance categories. The rumored real-life lovers also shared the prize for Best Kiss, and teased the crowd by debating whether or not to follow tradition with a live lip-lock. But Stewart let viewers down by snubbing a Pattinson smooch, declaring: "To be perfectly honest with you, it take...
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'The Hangover' Leads MTV Movie Awards Nominations

May 12th, 2010 7:48pm EDT
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Drunk men, vampires, werewolves and blue aliens will compete for the top prizes at this year's MTV Movie Awards - "The Hangover" leads the pack with six nominations, while "The Twilight Saga: New Moon" and "Avatar" have landed five nods apiece.

Sandra Bullock's romantic comedy "The Proposal" and "Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince" both received four nominations.

"The Hangover," the "Twilight" sequel, "Avatar," "Alice in Wonderland" and "Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince" will compete for the coveted Best Film prize when the awards are handed out on June 6.

"Twilight's" Kristen ...
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Interview: Fan Favorite Danny Pudi Eating Up 'Community' And Webisode Roles

April 30th, 2010 9:52am EDT
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Danny Pudi has easily become a fan favorite on NBC’s new sitcom hit Community, as Abed, a Greendale student with an interest in film studies and an encyclopedia of knowledge about pop culture in his brain, who may or may not have Asperger’s. Due to Pudi, Abed has become so much more than just a character pushed to the side, lost in a sea of louder, more veteran comedians.

"I'm very fortunate," Pudi admitted on a phone interview with Starpulse, "because I think the writers have given me so much to work on and expand on, and you kind of never know in comedy how these things will work out bei...
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'Community' Recap: 'The Art of Discourse'

April 30th, 2010 9:10am EDT
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Put on your homage-spotting caps, it's another new episode of Community.

After last-week's dead-ringer mafia movie/Scorcese parody, the writers took on the godfather of college hijinx flicks- Animal House.

It all begins with Abed, the catalyst for all the meta self-awareness in the Greendale universe, trying to complete his freshman year bucket list by recreating gags culled from classic college comedies.

Troy agrees to be his Morgan Freeman character and is promptly pantsed by Abed, who is disappointed Troy isn't wearing the traditional white heart-print boxers. Troy returns the favor (...
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'Community' Recap: 'Beginner Pottery'

March 19th, 2010 9:42am EDT
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This week's episode of Community, "Beginner Pottery," uses the same premise as "Introduction to Film," something the characters acknowledge when Jeff comes to them with a blow-off class suggestion.

Abed and Annie choose to join him, while Pierce shows up in nautical regalia in order to convince the group to take a one-week boating class. Shirley and Britta are on board, as well as Troy, who says, "A black person on a boat? I gotta see this. I'm in."

Nevermind the nearest body of water is more than two hours away, the school has recently acquired a sailboat, The Nose Candy, via police auct...
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Top Drunk Movie Scenes In Honor Of St. Patrick's Day

March 17th, 2010 9:04am EDT
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Before you pick yer poison, we ask....what's worse? A cussing, drinking Santa that wets himself in front of anticipating kids, or a burping, scantily clad school girl that fishes her bubble gum from the puke-infused toilet bowl? In honor of St. Patty's day, we raise a glass (or two) to some of the most memorable lush silver screen moments. Cue the hangovers, here's the break-down of the top drunk movie scenes:

Leaving Las Vegas (1995)

Nicolas Cage takes us through the final crisis of his life, drinking himself to death in Las Vegas. Yes, it's depressive and emotional, and undoubtedly one ...
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What's The Best Show On TV? Starpulse Writers Weigh In

March 15th, 2010 9:30am EDT
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What's the best show on TV right now? Several Starpulse writers tackle that very question and defend their favorite series as must-see TV. Do you agree with their picks? Take a look, and let us know!

"MODERN FAMILY"

Despite virtually no notoriety and severe initial undermarketing, the critically-adored "Modern Family" has picked up speed and is headed for a second season. Its approach is not unfamiliar, but it's greater than the sum of its parts. And don't let the unassuming name put you off.

The show follows one extended family on everyday occurrences like kids fighting in school, Fer...
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