United States of Tara
United States of Tara is an American television comedy-drama created by Diablo Cody, which began airing on Showtime in 2009. The series follows the life of Tara, a suburban housewife and mother coping with dissociative identity disorder.United States of Tara featuring Toni Collette and John Corbett has one or more episodes streaming on Showtime, streaming with subscription on Hulu, available for purchase on iTunes, and 5 others. It's a comedy and drama show with 36 episodes over 3 seasons. United States of Tara is no longer running and has no plans to air new episodes or seasons. It has a high Rotten Tomatoes (critics) score of 77% and a high IMDb audience rating of 7.9 (19,906 votes).
Where to Watch United States of Tara
Where to stream every episode from all 3 seasons of United States of Tara. Filter these episodes by what's available to watch free or on your streaming services using the tabs above.
Season 1Showtime | Hulu | Rent or Buy
S01 E01Jan 19, 2009
Pilot Jan 19, 2009 Suburban mother and wife Tara Gregson does her best to lead a normal life while dealing with multiple personalities that include a spirited teenager called "T," a Vietnam vet named "Buck," and the perennial 1950's-style housewife, "Alice."
S01 E02Jan 26, 2009
Aftermath Jan 26, 2009 When her children need advice about school and sex, Tara seeks additional assistance from one of her other personalities ("Alice").
S01 E03Feb 2, 2009
Work Feb 2, 2009 When Tara and Max can’t connect in the bedroom, Tara worries Max may be more interested in her alters than her. After gaining reassurance from her therapist Dr. Ocean,Tara plans a “sex date” with Max to get them back on track. Tara’s sister Charmaine recommends she meet her new boss for a potential mural project. As Tara prepares for her “sex date” with Max, the pressure becomes too much and she becomes “Buck.” That night, “Buck” doles out advice on women and Max ends up male-bonding with his own wife.
S01 E04Feb 9, 2009
Inspiration Feb 9, 2009 Tara feels the best she’s felt in a long time. She loves the mural she is working on and feels she’s found a new friend in Tiffany. That night, while Charmaine, Tara, and Tiffany are out for drinks, Tiffany decides she wants to see one of Tara’s alternate personalities and begins probing Tara in a way that turns ugly. Tiffany wakes up the next morning horrified when she finds the mural is destroyed and she suspects Tara.
S01 E05Feb 16, 2009
Revolution Feb 16, 2009 Tara turns into “T” and takes off in her car. Max and Charmaine go after her, creating the perfect opportunity for Marshall to throw a party as an excuse to be near his crush, Jason. Charmaine, Max, and “T” all return to the house to discover a raging party going on -- the buzz gets killed in more ways than one.
S01 E06Feb 23, 2009
Transition Feb 23, 2009 The family is under the impression that Tara’s parents, Bev and Frank, are visiting to celebrate Charmaine’s birthday but when Frank approaches Max about taking the kids to live with them, Max does everything he can to prevent Tara from switching. At the party that night, Tara learns of her parents’ plan and is hurt that they think she is an unfit parent. Sweeping her feelings under the rug, she remains calm however, later that evening, Max wakes to find something that changes everything.
S01 E07Mar 2, 2009
Alterations Mar 2, 2009 Charmaine has decided to get her breasts re-done and has asked Tara to be her caretaker while she recovers. Kate gives Marshall Love advice, telling him to play hard to get with Jason. When Charmaine wakes after her surgery, she is surprised to see “Buck” at her bedside, not Tara. While “Buck” takes care of Charmaine, she comes to appreciate him in a way she never has before.
Season 2Showtime | Hulu | Rent or Buy
S02 E01Mar 23, 2010
Yes Mar 23, 2010 Season two opens with a bang as the Gregsons' neighbor commits suicide and the family unexpectedly is given responsibility of the house. Now well and dissociation-free for several months, Tara sets out to make new friends with Max's help. Marshall struggles to fit in at school while Kate lands a new job. Nick pops the question to Charmaine
S02 E02Mar 30, 2010
Trouble Junction Mar 30, 2010 Tara realizes her alternate personalities are emerging again, but keeps it a secret. Newly engaged Charmaine asks to move in with Tara and her family. Max decides to take on a new project by buying the neighbor’s house to flip it. Kate meets a mysterious older woman, Lynda (Viola Davis), while Marshall begins a new relationship… with a girl
S02 E03Apr 6, 2010
The Truth Hurts Apr 6, 2010 The family discovers the truth -- Tara’s alternate personalities are back. Buck’s actions have brought serious consequences that unleash a new side of Max. Neil finds out about Charmaine’s engagement. Marshall and Courtney begin to experiment as Kate grows closer to Lynda.
S02 E04Apr 13, 2010
You Becoming You Apr 13, 2010 Tara sets out to find a new therapist as Max struggles to come to terms with Buck’s affair. Marshall and Courtney take their relationship to the next level. Tara and Max disapprove of Kate’s friendship with Lynda. Charmaine tells the family some big news. A new alternate personality is born.
S02 E05Apr 20, 2010
Doin' Time Apr 20, 2010 Max’s violent outburst comes back to haunt him. Tara learns she is now able to be aware of what her newest alternate personality, Shoshana, does. Kate’s music video is an internet success. Marshall decides he has to break up with Courtney. The doctor gives Charmaine surprising news about her pregnancy.
S02 E06Apr 27, 2010
Torando! Apr 27, 2010 A tornado brings some long-covered secrets to light when Tara's alter Shoshana takes over.
S02 E07May 4, 2010
Dept. of Fucked Up Family Services May 4, 2010 An upcoming visit from a social worker has its effect on Max. Disapproving Kate's friendship with Lynda, Tara interferes while Neil learns that Charmaine is pregnant.
Season 3Showtime | Hulu | Rent or Buy
S03 E01Mar 29, 2011
...youwillnotwin... Mar 29, 2011 Max is worried when Tara returns to college to finish her college degree. Meanwhile, Charmaine with a baby on the way is avoiding a commitment to Neil, Kate tries to figure out a plan for her future and Marshall and Lionel sign up for a filmmaking class.
S03 E02Apr 5, 2011
Crackerjack Apr 5, 2011 Her psychology professor humiliates Tara when she transitions in his class. Meanwhile, Kate considers giving English lessons in Japan and Max gets a business offer.
S03 E03Apr 12, 2011
The Full Fuck You Finger Apr 12, 2011 The stress of juggling school and Charmaine's baby shower causes Tara to transition, with negative consequences for Charmaine. To sell the family business, Max must get the approval of his eccentric mother. Kate meets a flight attendant who inspires a new idea about her future.
S03 E04Apr 19, 2011
Wheels Apr 19, 2011 Tara and Charmaine are rushed to the hospital in the same ambulance, where Charmaine declares her baby off limits to her crazy sister; Tara attempts to make a deal with her alters, which intrigues her Abnormal Psychology professor; Marshall, Lionel and Noah put Charmaine's empty house to some creative uses; Kate is embarrassed to confess that she backed out of going to Japan.
S03 E05Apr 26, 2011
Dr. Hatteras' Miracle Elixir Apr 26, 2011 Tara tries to drop her Abnormal Psychology class but instead receives an intriguing pitch from her instructor, Dr. Hattaras; Charmaine and Neil find parenthood a struggle but still refuse Tara's help; Max finds himself at odds with his boss at his new job; Kate prepares for flight attendant training; Lionel catches Marshall with Noah, jeopardizing their student film project.
S03 E06May 3, 2011
The Road to Hell is Paved with Breast Intentions May 3, 2011 Tara seems to be making progress with her new contract but Dr. Hattaras discovers something disturbing in a tape from one her therapy sessions; much to the sisters' chagrin, Neil invites Tara and Charmaine's mother to visit her grandchild; Max is unhappy at his new job but can't talk to Tara about it; Kate is surprised when a handsome flyer rebuffs her flirting.
S03 E07May 10, 2011
The Electrifying & Magnanimous Return of Beaverlamp May 10, 2011 Tara motivates Max to relive his old rock band Beaverlamp. Meanwhile, a depressed Dr. Hattaras makes her take a break from their therapy sessions and Marshall and Noah interview Max for their film festival project.