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

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

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

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

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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.

Originally aired Dec. 23, 2013.