It's No Joke

Why We Need 'Take My Wife'

by J.M. Suarez

17 August 2017

Rhea Butcher stars in the semi-autobiographical Take My Wife. (IMDB) 
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Take My Wife

Cast: Cameron Esposito, Rhea Butcher, Zeke Nicholson

(Seeso)

When fledgling Comedy network Seeso announced it would be shutting down earlier this week, it was quick to also mention that several series had already found a new home. Noticeably absent was Take My Wife, a semi-autobiographical show chronicling the lives of its co-creators and writers Cameron Esposito and Rhea Butcher. A married couple, who frequently perform comedy together, their series marked a sharp delineation from the overwhelming amount of content created by and featuring white, straight, cisgender, male voices. That they may no longer have a home for their creative, funny, and critically acclaimed show is unthinkable.

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