What begins as an impulsive “date” between suburban husband Jack (Poehler) and neophyte escort Izzy (Priscilla Faia) spins into a whirlwind three-way affair including Jack’s wife Emma (Rachel Blanchard), who’s been keeping secrets of her own. Over a span of just 10 days, their “arrangement” becomes something else entirely: A real romance with real stakes involving three real people.
In Season 2, the complex realities of polyamory and “throupling” set in: What happens when this peculiar rom-com fades to black? Can they prove their best, truest, happiest lives really are together, even when it’s complicated and difficult and more conventional alternatives beckon?
Greg Poehler is an American actor, comedian, producer, and writer. He is known for creating and starring in the Swedish sitcom Welcome to Sweden. After graduating from law school, Poehler worked as a lawyer in New York City and Sweden. After 12 years as a lawyer, in 2012 Poehler started doing stand-up comedy in Sweden. At the same time, he began writing the script for what became his first TV series, Welcome to Sweden, in which he plays the lead. In addition to his roles as head writer and producer. His sister, Amy Poehler, decided to produce the show after proofreading the script.