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17 Reasons You Should Stop What You're Doing And Watch "Transparent" Right Now

If you're not watching Amazon's touching original series, there's just no hope for you.

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Amazon Prime's original series Transparent is easily one of the best new shows this Fall.

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Jeffrey Tambor plays Maura Pfefferman, who's in the process of telling her three adult children — who knew her as their father, Mort — that she's transgender. The show follows not only Maura's own personal journey, but also each member of the family's path alongside. As Pfefferman remarks in one scene,“I don’t know how I raised three people who cannot see beyond themselves.”

Here are the reasons you need to stop what you're doing and immediately binge watch all 10 episodes right now:

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6. It will also make you cry, quite a bit.

After seeing Maura in women's clothing, Sara (Landecker) asks shakily, "Help me out here. Are you saying you're going to start dressing up like a lady all the time?" Maura's response:

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12. Creator and director Jill Soloway says the show is "the most honest art" she's ever made.

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"This story has been waiting to be told. It's a loving portrait of a family through the lens of queerness," says Soloway.

14. The cast is amazing together, on and off the set.

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The set had only gender neutral restrooms.

16. Though it's an extremely queer show, it's not just a queer show.

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“I hope people don’t think of us as a queer or gay show, not because I don’t want us to wear that mantle proudly, but I hope this show will make this conversation moot. It’s a show about people," Gaby Hoffman says.

17. Because at its heart, it's a show all about family.

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“We were doing an episode the other day and I thought ‘Any family that has a Thanksgiving will understand this scene,'" says Tambor.

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