Norm Henderson is an ex-hockey player who was banned from hockey for life for gambling and tax evasion. Now he must do 5 years of community service as a social worker or go to prison. His ... See full summary »
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Cast

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 Norm Henderson (54 episodes, 1999-2001)
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 Laurie Freeman (54 episodes, 1999-2001)
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 Danny Sanchez (54 episodes, 1999-2001)
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 Max Denby (49 episodes, 1999-2001)
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 Artie Henderson (42 episodes, 1999-2001)
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 Shelly Kilmartin / ... (30 episodes, 1999-2001)
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 Taylor Clayton / ... (27 episodes, 1999-2001)
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Norm Henderson is an ex-hockey player who was banned from hockey for life for gambling and tax evasion. Now he must do 5 years of community service as a social worker or go to prison. His coworkers are collection of burn-outs and basically inept losers, with one exception - Laurie, who ends up spending a lot of time trying to bail out Norm. Written by Mike Konczewski

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1.33 : 1
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Large numbers of people tuned in to the first show, believing it to be a spin-off of Cheers (1982). See more »

Quotes

[after learning that Norm decided to take it easy on insulting, Mr. Denby if he wouldn't fire his friends]
Norm: Ah, it was nothing, actually it was a huge sacrifice, it was not unlike that guy, uh, Jesus Christ Almighty!
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Referenced in Mike & Mike: Episode dated 14 November 2014 (2014) See more »

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Too Bad
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Performed by Doug and the Slugs
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get this show out on DVD
28 August 2006 | by (glasgow, scotland) – See all my reviews

ABOUT TIME THIS SHOW WAS ON DVD. Pretty much the best comedy to come out of America since cheers and the simpsons.

Fantastic FUNNY gags. The writing is excellent. Brilliant deadpan delivery. The cast are fantastic. Cutting edge humour abounds. Often on the verge of politically incorrectness, it pushes the boundary every now an then.

Has been unfairly treated by network executives in the us and the uk who don't understand comedy. They wouldn't know good comedy if it jumped up and tickled them in the ribs.

Why was it ever cancelled? No other comedy makes me smile and laugh as much as Norm/The Norm Show. Its time to get this out on DVD and for everyone to re-appraise it.


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