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Alex Borstein (left) and Niecy Nash star as nurses in the HBO comedy series Getting On, which was modeled after the hit BBC series of the same name. Lacey Terrell/HBO hide caption

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'Getting On' With It: A New HBO Show Doesn't Tiptoe Around Death

Set in the geriatric extended-care wing of a California hospital, Getting On is a different kind of workplace comedy. Mark V. Olsen and Will Scheffer adapted the show from a BBC series of the same name, and added new material largely inspired by experiences they had with their own mothers.

No Child of Mine Marianne Faithfull 0:30

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    Before the Poison
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Kid Marc Ribot 0:32

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Santa Claus Is Coming to Town Jim Cullum Jazz Band & Bob Wilber 1:08

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How Can You Live in the Northeast Paul Simon 0:30

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    Surprise
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Santa Claus Is Coming to Town Woody Herman

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