January 10, 2015 6:00 AM

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You've surely met them before, in what seems like countless TV shows and movies and novels: It's the married couple with the comfy house and the young kids and the hardwood floors somewhere in leafy Los Angeles. They have everything they want and are existentially miserable. Each time we encounter them, it's in a depressing story billed as a comedy (more commonly called dramedy), another verse of "Is That All There Is?"

Mark and Jay Duplass, the sibling creators (with Steve Zissis) behind HBO's mildly funny yet thematically redundant half-hour series "Togetherness" (premiering at 9:30 p.m. Sunday) must be assuming that viewers never saw — or promptly forgot — FX's "Married" last summer or that we cannot remember th...

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