Home Economics: Season 1

Home Economics: Season 1

Home Economics: Season 1

Three siblings—one wealthy, one middle-class, one struggling to make ends meet—are awkwardly reunited and dependent on one another in this comedy series executive produced and starring Topher Grace (That '70s Show).

2021USALionsgate, ABC
Comedy

Streaming (1 Provider)

EPISODE 1.1
4 September 2021

Pilot

The show takes a look at the heartwarming yet super uncomfortable and sometimes frustrating relationship among three adult siblings: one in the 1%, one middle-class and one barely holding on.

EPISODE 1.2
4 September 2021

Mermaid Taffeta Wedding Dress, $1,999

The Hayworth family is invited to the wedding of longtime family friend Spags. When Connor enlists Tom's help to write and re-write a wedding toast, things take an unexpected turn between the brothers. Sarah realizes... MORE Denise is upset they never had a real wedding, while Marina meticulously plans her drinking schedule for a night out without the kids.  

EPISODE 1.3
4 September 2021

Bounce House Rental, $250

Connor invites all the cousins over for an epic sleepover to cheer up his daughter, Gretchen. Meanwhile, Tom is determined to prove he can be a fun uncle too.

EPISODE 1.4
4 September 2021

Triple Scoop of Ice Cream, $6.39

When Tom and Sarah discover that their parents have been spending time at Connor's house and not theirs, jealousy rears its ugly head. But when it looks like there might be more grandparent time for... MORE everyone, they learn to be careful what they wish for.

EPISODE 1.5
4 September 2021

35% of Allied Harness and Sling LTD, $3,000,000

After upsetting Marina, Tom tries to help out more around the house. While Sarah tries to find temporary employment, she and Denise worry their son will be corrupted after Kelvin decides he wants to learn... MORE all about Uncle Connor's business.

EPISODE 1.6
4 September 2021

The Triangle Shirtwaist Fire: An Oral History (Used), $11

Connor invites the siblings to a party he’s throwing for his ex-wife, Emily. While he feels the need to prove that he is cool with their divorce, he is not the only one in the... MORE competitive spirit. Tom and Marina try to prove to each other that they still have game, while Sarah finds the perfect solution to the fact that she’s a bad gift-giver.

EPISODE 1.7
4 September 2021

Opus One Cabernet, 2015, $500

The family gathers to try and celebrate their parents’ anniversary without spoiling it — like every other year. However, after everyone learns what Tom’s new novel is about, the celebration may just be the worst... MORE one yet.

Home Economics: Season 1 / Reviews

CNN

CNN

All told, the concept and casting have promise. But while it features a modern family, at first blush, Home Economics is no Modern Family.

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Variety

Variety

Home Economics has a canny central idea and a game cast, and though its first two episodes lack a certain surefootedness, there is potential there.

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A.V. Club

A.V. Club

While there is strength in the chemistry and in the specificity of some jokes, the idea is still a bit too generic overall to generate much anticipation.

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Decider

Decider

Even though Home Economics starts off on a shaky foot in the funny department, the chemistry among the ensemble is so good that we’re hoping the show gets better over time.

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Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

(The) promising-if-unformed new comedy Home Economics wants to be a timely show about the importance of family in a precarious post-quarantine world, when it's actually a comedy slightly out of sync with its time.

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