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Sordid Lives: The Series (2008)
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Sordid Lives: The Series (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Sordid Lives: The Series is an American television series created, written, and directed by Del Shores and acts as a prequel to 2000 film Sordid Lives, also by Shores, self-described as a "Black comedy about white trash". The show is set in small town Texas and centers around the Ingram family. It stars Rue McClanahan, Olivia Newton-John, Caroline Rhea, Leslie Jordan, Beth Grant and most of the original cast of the film. It premiered on Logo in July 2008. In Canada, Sordid Lives the uncut version can be seen on Super Channel and the censored version on Out TV. According to Logo's contact page a second season will not be produced due to a lack of funding, and the Logo online web page for the series is no longer available. The series premiered in the UK on Film24 in August 2009.
Style: humorous, touching, realistic, witty, semi serious
Plot: family relations, coming out, white trash, small town, love and romance, social relations, homosexual, self discovery, small town life, lifestyle, gender, gays and lesbians, real world, bar, gender bending, gay lead character, gay brother, gay, sister sister relationship, female singer, male nudity, dysfunctional family, gay relationship, female impersonator, cigarette smoking ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, texas

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