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In 2019, following Tambor's departure, the series wrapped up with a single feature-length musical episode instead of a final season.


''Transparent'' is a 2014 Creator/AmazonStudios {{dramedy}} created by Jill Soloway.

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''Transparent'' is a 2014 Creator/AmazonStudios Creator/PrimeVideo {{dramedy}} created by Jill Soloway.


* {{Transsexual}}: Maura is the most prominent, though [[spoiler: after Maura leaves her wife]] there are several other transgender characters that begin to become important in Maura's life.

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* {{Transsexual}}: {{Transgender}}: Maura is the most prominent, though [[spoiler: after Maura leaves her wife]] there are several other transgender characters that begin to become important in Maura's life.


* HereditaryHomosexuality: At one point Josh notes that everyone in his family is attracted to girls, but he's the only guy.



** Josh's is so desperate to start a family, he's devastated when [[spoiler: Kaya has an abortion]].

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** Josh's Josh is so desperate to start a family, he's devastated when [[spoiler: Kaya has an abortion]].


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Creator/JeffreyTambor stars as Maura, the matriarch of The Pfeffermans, a Jewish family based in Los Angeles who all have their own individual issues with identity. Maura (formerly Mort) is struggling with finally coming out as a transgender woman in her 60s, her ex-wife Shelley (Judith Light) is attempting to keep her second husband alive, her eldest daughter Sarah (Amy Landecker) is a married mother of two cheating on her husband with her former lesbian partner from college, her son Josh (Jay Duplass) is a successful music producer with a very chaotic romantic life, and her younger daughter Alexandra (Gaby Hoffman) is a constantly unemployed slacker trying to find a purpose in life between drugs and mooching off others. Did we mention this show is really funny?

The show was extremely well received, earning itself and Tambor awards at the 72nd Golden Globes. Tambor would go on to win an Emmy for his performance. It is seen by many as Amazon Studios' first hit original show, in the same way that ''Series/HouseOfCardsUS'' was for Creator/{{Netflix}}.

The show's second season was released on December 11th, 2015. For the second season, Soloway hired a transgender woman, pianist & singer [[http://www.ourladyj.com/Our_Lady_J/entry.html Our Lady J]], onto the show's writing staff, and the show has a policy of preferring transgender actors for transgender roles when possible; The transgender-friendly policy also extends behind the set, where restrooms and prep areas are gender-neutral.

Amazon [[http://variety.com/2015/digital/news/transparent-season-3-amazon-1201528051/ already has renewed]] the series for a third season, expected to be released in 2016, and a fourth for 2017.

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Creator/JeffreyTambor stars as Maura, the matriarch of The Pfeffermans, a Jewish family based in Los Angeles who all have their own individual issues with identity. Maura (formerly Mort) is struggling with finally coming out as a transgender woman in her 60s, her ex-wife Shelley (Judith Light) is attempting to keep her second husband alive, her eldest daughter Sarah (Amy Landecker) is a married mother of two cheating on her husband with her former lesbian partner from college, her son Josh (Jay Duplass) is a successful music producer with a very chaotic romantic life, and her younger daughter Alexandra (Gaby Hoffman) is a constantly unemployed slacker trying to find a purpose in life between drugs and mooching off others. Did we mention this show is really funny?

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The show was extremely well received, earning itself and Tambor awards at the 72nd Golden Globes. Tambor would go on to win an Emmy for his performance. It is seen by many as Amazon Studios' first hit original show, in the same way that ''Series/HouseOfCardsUS'' ''Series/{{House of Cards|US}}'' was for Creator/{{Netflix}}.

The show's second season was released on December 11th, 2015. For the second season, Soloway hired a transgender woman, pianist & and singer [[http://www.ourladyj.com/Our_Lady_J/entry.html Our Lady J]], onto the show's writing staff, and the show has a policy of preferring transgender actors for transgender roles when possible; The transgender-friendly policy also extends behind the set, where restrooms and prep areas are gender-neutral.

Amazon [[http://variety.com/2015/digital/news/transparent-season-3-amazon-1201528051/ already has renewed]] the series for a third season, expected to be released in 2016, and a fourth for 2017. \n On November 2017, it was announced that Tambor had exited the series after multiple sexual harassment allegations.

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* TransTribulations: Maura, as well as a few other trans characters that have dealt with this trope, particularly Maura who doesn't come out well into her 60s.


''Transparent'' is a {{dramedy}} TV series created by Jill Soloway (who previously worked on ''Series/SixFeetUnder'') that premiered on Creator/{{Amazon}} Prime in February 2014.

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''Transparent'' is a 2014 Creator/AmazonStudios {{dramedy}} TV series created by Jill Soloway (who previously worked on ''Series/SixFeetUnder'') that premiered on Creator/{{Amazon}} Prime in February 2014.
Soloway.



The show was extremely well received, earning itself and Tambor awards at the 72nd Golden Globes. Tambor would go on to win an Emmy for his performance. It is seen by many as Amazon Prime's first hit original show, in the same way that ''Series/HouseOfCardsUS'' was for Creator/{{Netflix}}.

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The show was extremely well received, earning itself and Tambor awards at the 72nd Golden Globes. Tambor would go on to win an Emmy for his performance. It is seen by many as Amazon Prime's Studios' first hit original show, in the same way that ''Series/HouseOfCardsUS'' was for Creator/{{Netflix}}.


Amazon [[http://variety.com/2015/digital/news/transparent-season-3-amazon-1201528051/ already has renewed]] the series for a third season, expected to be released in 2016.

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Amazon [[http://variety.com/2015/digital/news/transparent-season-3-amazon-1201528051/ already has renewed]] the series for a third season, expected to be released in 2016.2016, and a fourth for 2017.



** Sarah runs into a teacher from her children's school at [[spoiler: at Idlewild, who tells her she and another teacher left their respective husbands for each other, much like Sarah and Tammy did.]]

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** Sarah runs into a teacher from her children's school at [[spoiler: at Idlewild, who tells her she and another teacher left their respective husbands for each other, much like Sarah and Tammy did.]]


Jeffrey Tambor stars as Maura, the matriarch of The Pfeffermans, a Jewish family based in Los Angeles who all have their own individual issues with identity. Maura (formerly Mort) is struggling with finally coming out as a transgender woman in her 60s, her ex-wife Shelley (Judith Light) is attempting to keep her second husband alive, her eldest daughter Sarah (Amy Landecker) is a married mother of two cheating on her husband with her former lesbian partner from college, her son Josh (Jay Duplass) is a successful music producer with a very chaotic romantic life, and her younger daughter Alexandra (Gaby Hoffman) is a constantly unemployed slacker trying to find a purpose in life between drugs and mooching off others. Did we mention this show is really funny?

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Jeffrey Tambor Creator/JeffreyTambor stars as Maura, the matriarch of The Pfeffermans, a Jewish family based in Los Angeles who all have their own individual issues with identity. Maura (formerly Mort) is struggling with finally coming out as a transgender woman in her 60s, her ex-wife Shelley (Judith Light) is attempting to keep her second husband alive, her eldest daughter Sarah (Amy Landecker) is a married mother of two cheating on her husband with her former lesbian partner from college, her son Josh (Jay Duplass) is a successful music producer with a very chaotic romantic life, and her younger daughter Alexandra (Gaby Hoffman) is a constantly unemployed slacker trying to find a purpose in life between drugs and mooching off others. Did we mention this show is really funny?


* {{Transgender}}: Averted during the first season, where Maura was the only character who wasn't engaging in raunchy sexual behavior. Then, it became an EnforcedTrope in season 2, after trans writer Our Lady J took the reins. It became her mission to sexualize Maura, but not turn her into an object.

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* {{Transgender}}: TransgenderFetishization: Averted during the first season, where Maura was the only character who wasn't engaging in raunchy sexual behavior. Then, it became an EnforcedTrope in season 2, after trans writer Our Lady J took the reins. It became her mission to sexualize Maura, but not turn her into an object.

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* {{Transgender}}: Averted during the first season, where Maura was the only character who wasn't engaging in raunchy sexual behavior. Then, it became an EnforcedTrope in season 2, after trans writer Our Lady J took the reins. It became her mission to sexualize Maura, but not turn her into an object.


'''''Transparent''''' is a {{dramedy}} TV series created by Jill Soloway (who previously worked on ''Series/SixFeetUnder'') that premiered on Creator/{{Amazon}} Prime in February 2014.

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'''''Transparent''''' ''Transparent'' is a {{dramedy}} TV series created by Jill Soloway (who previously worked on ''Series/SixFeetUnder'') that premiered on Creator/{{Amazon}} Prime in February 2014.


* BiTheWay: Sarah, who's married to Len with two kids, but was in a relationship with Tammy.
** Later, she starts [[spoiler: seeing Josh's pot dealer friend]] and then [[spoiler: Pony, a lesbian she pays for BDSM roleplaying]].

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* BiTheWay: Sarah, BiTheWay:
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who's married to Len with two kids, but was in a relationship with Tammy.
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Tammy. Later, she starts [[spoiler: seeing Josh's pot dealer friend]] and then [[spoiler: Pony, a lesbian she pays for BDSM roleplaying]].



* ButchLesbian: Tammy, but she has a non-ButchLesbian profession of interior decorator.

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* ButchLesbian: ButchLesbian:
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Tammy, but she has a non-ButchLesbian profession of interior decorator.



* ComingOutStory: The first season centers on Maura coming out to her kids as a trans-woman.

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The first season centers on Maura coming out to her kids as a trans-woman.



* MeaningfulName: Gittel is Yiddish for ''good''.

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Gittel is Yiddish for ''good''.


* RunawayBride: [[spoiler: Sarah leaves Tammy once the wedding ceremony ends; Since Rachel had not yet sent the marriage licence to be notarized, they technically weren't yet married]]. This leads to a [[spoiler: FreakOut]] moment from [[spoiler: Tammy, and leads Sarah into a serious mental breakdown]].
* ThatManIsDead: Played with. From Maura's perspective she was always just herself, and 'Mort' was a role she had to play, and most of those closest to her accept that relatively easily. But it's eventually revealed that [[spoiler: Josh feels on some level like his father has died, and Buzz almost (but not quite) drops the name of this trope in convincing Josh to face those feelings.]]
* {{Tomboy}}: Alexandra, who identifies as female, but doesn't neatly fall into the girly girl box. She doesn't like wearing make-up, usually dresses up in men's clothing (to the point of wearing a men's suit to [[spoiler: Ed's funeral]]) and didn't want her eyebrows touched during a makeover.

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* RunawayBride: [[spoiler: Sarah leaves Tammy once the wedding ceremony ends; Since Rachel had not yet sent the marriage licence to be notarized, they technically weren't yet married]]. This leads to a [[spoiler: FreakOut]] [[spoiler:FreakOut]] moment from [[spoiler: Tammy, [[spoiler:Tammy, and leads Sarah into a serious mental breakdown]].
* ThatManIsDead: Played with. From Maura's perspective she was always just herself, and 'Mort' was a role she had to play, and most of those closest to her accept that relatively easily. But it's eventually revealed that [[spoiler: Josh [[spoiler:Josh feels on some level like his father has died, and Buzz almost (but not quite) drops the name of this trope in convincing Josh to face those feelings.]]
* {{Tomboy}}: Alexandra, who identifies as female, but doesn't neatly fall into the girly girl box. She doesn't like wearing make-up, usually dresses up in men's clothing (to the point of wearing a men's suit to [[spoiler: Ed's [[spoiler:Ed's funeral]]) and didn't want her eyebrows touched during a makeover.



* YouLookFamiliar: Several actors who appeared in the flashbacks to 1994 during Season 1 appear as different characters in the flashbacks to 1933 during Season 2.
** [[Series/TheWestWing Bradley Whitford]] plays Mark/Marcy in the 1990s and Magnus Hirschfield in the 1930s.
** Emily Robinson plays 12-year-old Ali in the 1990s and a young version of Maura's mother Rose in the 1930s.
** Mel Shimkovitz plays Jules, a bartender hired for Ali's Bat Mitzvah, then Jude, one of the residents of the Institute for Sexual Research.
** Michaela Watkins plays Connie, the sympathetic wife of a transvestite, and then Maura's grandmother Yetta.


** Sarah [[spoiler: cheats on her husband with Tammy]], divorces him, then [[spoilers: bails on marrying Tammy when she realizes she can't stand her]].

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** Sarah [[spoiler: cheats on her husband with Tammy]], divorces him, then [[spoilers: [[spoiler: bails on marrying Tammy when she realizes she can't stand her]].



** Josh then proceeds to [[spoiler: literally put Coulton [[Main/PutOnABus on a bus with his foster parents.]]

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** Josh then proceeds to literally [[spoiler: literally put Coulton [[Main/PutOnABus on a bus bus]] with his foster parents.]]

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