The Harper House

The Harper House is an American animated streaming television series created by Brad Neely for Paramount+ and starring Rhea Seehorn, Jason Lee, Ryan Flynn, and Tatiana Maslany. The show's first season, comprising ten episodes,[1] premiered on September 16, 2021.[2]

The Harper House
Created byBrad Neely
Starring
Composers
  • John Enroth
  • Albert Fox
Country of originUnited States
Original languageEnglish
No. of seasons1
No. of episodes8
Production
Executive producers
ProducerLaura Allen
EditorDave Woody
Running time23–24 minutes
Production companies
DistributorCBS Media Ventures
Release
Original networkParamount+
Original releaseSeptember 16, 2021 (2021-09-16) –
present

Cast and crewEdit

  • Rhea Seehorn as Debbie Harper, working mother
  • Jason Lee as Freddie Harper, stay-at-home father
  • Tatiana Maslany as Ollie Harper, 11-year-old daughter and Todd's twin
  • Ryan Flynn as Todd Harper, 11-year-old son and Ollie's twin
  • Gabourey Sidibe as Shauna Bradley, classmate of Ollie and Ryan
  • Gary Anthony Williams as Gbenge Bradley, bookshop co-owner and Shauna's father
  • Nyima Funk as Katrina Bradley, bookshop co-owner and Shauna's mother
  • VyVy Nguyen as Gwen Dang, JimJoe's mother
  • Lance Krall as JimJoe Dang, classmate of Ollie and Ryan
  • Roberta Colindrez as Tonya Acosta, Debbie's friend who works as a veterinarian.
  • Tessa Skara as Brenna, Debbie's sister
  • John "Spud" McConnell as Daddie Dan, Debbie's father
  • Chris Diamantopoulos as Dr. Morocco, school principal
  • Joanna Hausmann as Ms. Gonzalez, new teacher

EpisodesEdit

No.TitleDirected byWritten byOriginal release date [3]
1"The Harper House"Scott BernBrad NeelySeptember 16, 2021 (2021-09-16)
2"Conflicting Parenting Books"Chuck SheetzBrad NeelySeptember 16, 2021 (2021-09-16)
3"The Perfect Gift / Marg Truck"Liza SingerBrad NeelySeptember 16, 2021 (2021-09-16)
4"That Old House / Friend Stacking"Scott BernBrad NeelySeptember 23, 2021 (2021-09-23)
5"Baby Talk / Coupon Kid"Chuck SheetzBrad NeelySeptember 30, 2021 (2021-09-30)
6"Everyone in Town Must Eat a Piece of Barack Obama Before Midnight or the World Ends"Sarah Seember HuiskenBrad NeelyOctober 7, 2021 (2021-10-07)
7"Marshmallow Tests"Scott BernBrad NeelyOctober 14, 2021 (2021-10-14)
8"Home Alone on the 4th of July"Chuck SheetzBrad NeelyOctober 21, 2021 (2021-10-21)

ProductionEdit

DevelopmentEdit

On January 12, 2020 CBS All Access announced that it had given a series order to The Harper House.[4] The series is executive produced by Brad Neely and Katie Krentz.[5] Brian Sheesley serves as supervising director.[2]

CastingEdit

On October 20, 2020 CBS announced that Ryan Flynn, Rhea Seehorn, Jason Lee, and Tatiana Maslany would star as the Harper family, with Roberta Colindrez, Chris Diamantopoulos, Nyima Funk, Joanna Hausmann, Lance Krall, John "Spud" McConnell, VyVy Nguye, Gabourey Sidibe, Tessa Skara, and Gary Anthony Williams also voicing characters in the series.[6]

ReleaseEdit

On June 15, 2021, Paramount+ released the trailer for the series.[7] The 10-episode first season premiered on September 16, 2021.[5]

The series premiered on Comedy Central on September 17, 2021 with the first two episodes.[8]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Sanchez, Gabriel. "This family puts the "fun" in "dysfunctional" in Harper House trailer". The A.V. Club. Retrieved 2021-07-26.
  2. ^ a b Grobar, Matt (July 23, 2021). "'The Harper House' Trailer, Premiere Date: First Look At Adult Animated Comedy Series From Paramount+". Deadline. Retrieved 26 July 2021.
  3. ^ "Shows A-Z – harper house, the on paramount plus". The Futon Critic. Retrieved October 12, 2021.
  4. ^ Andreeva, Nellie (January 12, 2020). "CBS All Access Orders Brad Neely Animated Comedy Series 'The Harper House'". Deadline. Retrieved August 2, 2021.
  5. ^ a b Sanchez, Gabrielle (July 23, 2021). "This dysfunctional family goes from riches to rags in trailer for adult animated comedy The Harper House". The A.V. Club. Retrieved August 2, 2021.
  6. ^ Petski, Denise (October 15, 2020). "'The Harper House': Rhea Seehorn, Jason Lee & Tatiana Maslany Lead Voice Cast For CBS All Access Animated Series". Deadline. Retrieved August 2, 2021.
  7. ^ Milligan, Mercedes (June 15, 2021). "Paramount+ Trailers Brad Neely's Adult Comedy 'The Harper House'". Animation Magazine. Retrieved August 2, 2021.
  8. ^ https://tvlistings.zap2it.com/overview.html?programSeriesId=SH03419825&tmsId=SH034198250000&from=TVGrid&aid=gapzap

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