Watching an episode of Playing House is like going home to your family. Creators and stars Jessica S. Clair and Lennon Parham make it look like the most comfortable, inviting home ever. That’s because it’s true. They are lifelong best friends in real life and they’ve made their show the same.
Sometimes Maggie and Emma can’t resist the music, and when they boogie down, it’s contagious. Here are seven times Playing House made us want to get up and dance with Maggie, Emma and all their Pinebrook friends!
While filming the third season, creators and stars Jessica St. Clair and Lennon Parham who play best friends Emma and Maggie on the show, invited us to the shows set to play house with them. Keegan-Michael Key was there too, returning as Mark. Here are 10 things they told us about the new season.
Some of the funniest moments on Playing House are when Emma and Maggie get physical. Stars Jessica St. Clair and Lennon Parham are gifted physical comedians, and their antics are on par with Charlie Chaplin and Jim Carrey. See their finest slapstick moments!
Best Friends Day is the perfect time to celebrate the friendship of Playing House's Maggie and Emma. Actresses Lennon Parham and Jessica St. Clair are BFFs in real life, and it comes through in their acting.
Jessica St. Clair and Lennon Parham of Playing House have perfectly captured what most of us endure each year when the stress of the holidays rolls around. So watch this video and ask yourself -- are you a Jessica or a Lennon? Either way, you should be eating lots of cookies right about now...
As a thank you for all she’s done, Maggie surprises Emma with tickets to Kenny Loggins! However, even this news doesn’t cheer Emma up; after breaking up with Rabbi Dan for Mark, Mark has yet to return her calls. Finally Emma just goes up to the police station to talk to him, but she learns he’s out of the office on an undercover mission.
It’s the week of the annual Policeman’s Ball, which thanks to Mark, Emma has been asked to plan. The two walk through the ballroom, discussing the night. Wanting to spend a little more time with Emma, Mark offers his help setting up… but to his surprise, Rabbi Dan pops up at her side, already on the job.
Maggie and Emma pack the car up for a weekend at the lake house, Maggie struggling to pull Emma away from Rabbi Dan. Emma just can’t get enough of him the past few weeks. She’s even getting into his favorite type of music, jam bands!
While planting some new succulents, Emma and Maggie find a newly divorced Mark jogging back and forth in front of their house. Unsure what to do, they invite him in where they press him to discuss his feelings about the divorce. Instead Mark insists he fix their terrible water pressure.
Struggling to be best friends with Mark’s wife, Tina, Maggie and Emma agree to attend a ladies-only wood-working class with her. It’s there they meet Buck Finch, the over-sexual master craftsman teaching the class. Every woman in class is a hot-mess for Buck, but Maggie and Emma aren’t sold, especially when they discover Buck has taken a special interest in Tina!
Continuing her personal “Gwenaissance,” Emma’s mom, Gwen, asks Maggie to direct a play she’s written based on her life, titled Cashmere Burka. Determined to have Emma as the lead, Maggie threatens to offer it to Tina, quickly convincing Emma to take the role. Emma assures Maggie this play will be a disaster, as Gwen will stop at nothing to manipulate and terrorize those she loves, but...
After Maggie has a provocative dream about The Property Brothers, Emma insists it’s time for her to get back out there and snaps pictures of Maggie for a Tinder profile. Maggie’s younger brother, Zach, volunteers to babysit Charlotte with the help of her ex-husband, Bruce. They’ve been looking to get in some “dunkle” time, i.e. dad + uncle time. Maggie thanks him but says no thanks; she...
Four and a half months after Tina’s ultimatum that Mark to stay away from Emma and Maggie, the foursome is forced to confront each other in passing at their local photo-studio. The estranged friends try to be polite, but Maggie and Mark end up pulling Emma and Tina off each other as they argue over the heritage of Tina’s new French Bulldog, René.