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Minnie Driver and Eddie Izzard Are Brilliant As Frauds

Those Talking Heads chestnuts about suburban alienation would be apt accompaniment for The Riches, the FX series about a grifter family who assume the beautiful house of dead yuppies. Professional frauds Wayne (Eddie Izzard), Dahlia (Minnie Driver), and their three kids fight detection using cons of Rube Goldberg–ian brilliance while bickering with genuine familial chemistry. Yet you needn't be Tony Soprano to empathize with their ambivalence about gated-community life. Season two goes deeper into how the prickly-tender Malloys — er, the Riches — sustain their beautiful lie.


The Riches



FX

Tuesdays
10 p.m.