Uncoupled is Netflix's latest Sex and the City style fix that fans are obsessed with

Uncoupled on Netflix is the latest rom-com TV show that fans are loving - and it comes from the same creator as Sex and the City

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Uncoupled is the latest show from Netflix that was only released on Friday, July 29, 2022 but already fans are obsessed with this show from the creator of Sex and the City.

And Just Like That Season 2 has been confirmed but is not yet in production yet, so how can avid Sex and the City fans fill their time? Fortunately, a brand new New York-based romantic comedy television series has just landed on Netflix and fans are already obsessed with this series from the creators of Sex and the City.

Fans have already binge-watched this series and are calling for a season 2 of the show, but what is Uncoupled about and who stars in this series? Here is everything you need to know about this new show...


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Who is in the cast of Uncoupled?

The star of this new series is Neil Patrick Harris, who is best known for his role as Barney Stinson in How I Met Your Mother, he also featured in Channel 4's It's A Sin as Henry Coltrane. 

Tisha Campbell also stars as Suzanne Prentiss, Michael's business partner. Tisha is best known for her roles in Martin and My Wife and Kids. Emerson Brooks also stars as Billy Burns, one of Michael's best friends who is a semi-famous weatherman. Emerson is best known for his work on Queens. Broadway star Brooks Ashmanskas also co-stars as Stanley James, one of Michaels's other best friends who is a successful art dealer.

Other stars that appear in the show include Marcia Gay Harden who is best known for her role in the Fifty Shades of Grey trilogy and Tuc Watkins who appeared in Desperate Housewives.


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Plot of Uncoupled

Uncoupled focuses on Michael, a man who is suddenly single in New York after his partner of 17 years breaks up with him on the day of his 50th birthday. Michael has to quickly adjust to the new dating landscape in New York as he downloads Grindr and learns how the new hook up culture in the city works.

Much like And Just Like That, this show is focused on 40 and 50 somethings as opposed to 30 somethings. The show also focuses specifically on dating and romance for gay men in New York and challenges some of the stigmas about dating at a later age.

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How many episodes are there in Uncoupled season 1?

The first season of Uncoupled consists of just eight episodes, each lasting around 30 minutes. The final episode of the first season left on a cliffhanger and fans are desperate for a second season of this beloved show.

Netflix has not yet confirmed whether there will be a second season, but there are a number of plot lines that could be picked up and continued into a second season.

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