Jimmy doesn't mind at 23 sharing his birthday with Maw Maw, although it was hell as a kid, when she had lots of friends and he none. When he turned 18, in his impertinent Goth period (alias 'Drakkar ...
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Many series have ceased to exist, most running their course and production ending, but Raising Hope brings new potential.
The shows currently alive on my list are Modern Family, House, It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia, and Raising Hope.
The story is about raising a child in a dysfunctional family with little money to spare. Although parallels can be made with My Name is Earl (namely the same creator), I find them to be completely different. This series seems to be fresh, more modern, without the accents as well.
The comedy is hilarious, the dialog is inventive, and the show is enjoyable. I suppose I'd call this the opposite of Modern Family, seeing as how everyone in Modern Family is extremely wealthy, this show depicts the lives of an impoverished family, but with the humor abundant.
This isn't a long series, 21 minutes an episode or 30 minutes on television, give the pilot a chance, you will enjoy it!
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