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Tara makes the risky choice of going off her medication in an effort to uncover the truth about her condition's source, but multiple personalities "T," a spunky teenager, "Buck," a gun-nut Vietnam vet, and "Alice," a traditional homemaker, make her journey a tumultuous one; Max struggles with the appearances of Tara's "alters;" Kate embraces her reputation; Marshall crushes on a straight boy in school; Charmaine gets a breast augmentation; Tara's concerned parents try to take her kids away.
Pilot
Episode 1: Pilot

Original Air Date: Jan 18, 2009

In the Season 1 premiere, suburban wife and mom Tara Gregson tries to lead a normal life with her husband Max and teenage children Kate and Marshall while suffering from multiple personalities including spunky teenager "T," gun-toting Vietnam vet "Buck" and '50s-style Betty Crocker homemaker "Alice."

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United States Of Tara: Pilot (Free TV Version)
Aftermath
Episode 2: Aftermath

Original Air Date: Jan 25, 2009

Tara feels like a failure as a mother when she is unable to counsel her children about school and sex, so she turns to her perfect-homemaker personality "Alice" for help.

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Work
Episode 3: Work

Original Air Date: Feb 1, 2009

A date night with Max turns into a male-bonding session when Tara inadvertently becomes "Buck;" Tara's sister Charmaine recommends her for a large mural project.

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Inspiration
Episode 4: Inspiration

Original Air Date: Feb 8, 2009

Tara is feeling better than she has in a long time as her mural project progresses well and she makes a new friend, Tiffany - but Tiffany's curiosity about Tara's "alters" leads to a heartbreaking setback.

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Revolution
Episode 5: Revolution

Original Air Date: Feb 15, 2009

Tara turns into "T" and steals Tara's car, with Charmaine and Max in hot pursuit - leading Marshall to conclude it's the perfect time for him to throw a massive house party and get closer to his crush, Jason.

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Transition
Episode 6: Transition

Original Air Date: Feb 22, 2009

Tara and Charmaine's parents visit for the latter's birthday, but they have a secret agenda to take Tara and Max's kids to live with them.

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Alterations
Episode 7: Alterations

Original Air Date: Mar 1, 2009

Charmaine decides to get a breast augmentation and asks Tara to help her recover - then gets the surprise of her life when it's "Buck" who appears at her bedside; Kate counsels Marshall to play "hard to get" with Jason.

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Abundance
Episode 8: Abundance

Original Air Date: Mar 8, 2009

Max decides to embrace his time with "Alice," when Tara's personality is nowhere to be found; Marshall and Jason grow closer but only platonically.

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Possibility
Episode 9: Possibility

Original Air Date: Mar 15, 2009

Tara and Kate take a trip together, but end up in a fight that causes Tara to become "T" and head straight for the nearest tattoo parlor; Max uses his wife's time away to search for answers about her past.

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Betrayal
Episode 10: Betrayal

Original Air Date: Mar 22, 2009

Tara is shocked when her therapist terminates treatment, sending her into a meltdown with Charmaine and leading her to betray Marshall in a way that could destroy her family's trust forever.

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Snow
Episode 11: Snow

Original Air Date: Mar 29, 2009

Tara checks into a facility that specializes in dissociation, where she is urged to delve more deeply into her suppressed memories of the past.

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Miracle
Episode 12: Miracle

Original Air Date: Apr 5, 2009

In Season 1 finale, Tara comes face to face with an important person from her past, and begins to heal some of her pain by reconciling with Marshall.

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3 Seasons, 37 Episodes

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  • Season 3

    Tara signs up for a course in Abnormal Psychology, taught by a professor who begins to unravel the truth about her condition; Max sells the family business; Marshall becomes a filmmaker; Kate finds true love in the skies.

    Season 3
  • Season 2

    Family secrets are revealed thanks to a natural disaster and Tara's new alter "Shoshana;" Max tries to renovate and flip a house he inherited; Marshall tries dating a girl; Charmaine gets engaged but hides something from her fiance.

    Season 2
  • Season 1

    Tara makes the risky choice of going off her medication in an effort to uncover the truth about her condition's source, but her multiple personalities make her journey tumultuous and a challenge for her family.

    Season 1
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