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This drama series explores the current tide of social and racial unrest in America through the eyes of two families. One family consists of a white mother and father who have adopted three children from other cultures. The other is a Muslim family headed by a psychiatrist who is treating one of the first family's children.

1 Season, 11 Episodes
February 11, 2018
Cast: Tim Robbins, Holly Hunter, Daniel Zovatto, Jerrika Hinton
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Here and Now Full Episode Guide

  • A contemporary family faces a series of life changes and emotional challenges in this series from Alan Ball ('Six Feet Under').

  • In the Season 1 finale, Ramon goes missing after a disturbing family incident; Audrey clashes with Steve during and after a morning talk show; and Ashley and Malcolm weigh the pros and cons of a corporate future. Meanwhile, Farid's guilt drives him to extremes, damaging his family ties; and Greg gets enlightenment during a visit with Audrey's brother Ike.

  • Greg and Audrey uncover unpleasant truths about Ramon's adoption; Kristen and Navid grow closer.

  • Rebuffed by Ramon, Farid finds his growing obsessions disrupting his career and his marriage. Meanwhile, Audrey turns the tables on her husband; and Greg makes a vivid point about life's meaning during a lecture. Elsewhere, Ramon and Duc turn to Carmen for clarity during difficult times; Ashley is unsettled by a boutique interloper; and Kristen and Navid plot their revenge on Madison and her pals.

  • Greg joins Ramon and Kristen at the gaming expo, where "Realms," and Ramon, attract considerable attention. Meanwhile, bruised by some inappropriate remarks, Duc takes out his frustrations on a fellow biker after a mountain race; Audrey and Steven reminisce about old times and missed opportunities; Ashley questions her place in society, and her relationship with Malcolm; Navid gives Kristen a makeover as the two plot revenge against Madison; and Farid crosses a line in his treatment of Ramon.

  • Ramon escapes into the past when he's blindsided by a disturbing revelation; Farid looks for meaning in a translation; Kristen takes comfort in the music of the Torah; Audrey learns that an old college friend is receptive to her Empathy Initiative pitch; Greg works out with Duc and Michael, and submits a foreword to Duc's soon-to-be-published self-help book.

  • Farid has trouble separating professional and personal perspectives after Ramon's most recent incident. Meanwhile, Kristen and Navid stumble into a potentially incriminating activity; Duc and Carmen make a pledge over tea; and Ashley and Malcolm have dinner with the parents of Hailey's classmate.

  • Kristen partners with Navid, Farid's son, in a school project, and learns there's more to him than meets the eye. Meanwhile, Greg and Audrey look to the past to find financing for the Empathy Initiative; Farid debates Islam with the mosque's imam, much to Layla's chagrin; Ramon worries he may have shared to much with Henry; and Hailey's birthday celebration has an unexpected conclusion.

  • Greg gets detoured in the wilderness on the way to an ethics convention; Audrey finds herself in the media crosshairs after a hate crime at school; haunted by a painful memory, Dr. Shokrani looks for unconventional help to get him through a wedding; Kristen's crush on a predator comes to an end with a hand from Ashley; Duc reveals the secret to staying in control.

  • Ramon and Shokrani explore a psychic connection; Kristen and Ashley run afoul of the law.

  • In the premiere of this darkly comic meditation on the disparate forces polarizing American culture, Audrey puts the finishing touches on her husband's 60th-birthday party, a milestone Greg is loathe to celebrate, as cracks begin to emerge in their progressive, multi-ethnic family.

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