The New Normal (2012–2013)

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A single mother's life as she becomes a surrogate for a gay couple.

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 David Sawyer (22 episodes, 2012-2013)
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 Bryan Collins (22 episodes, 2012-2013)
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 Goldie Clemmons (22 episodes, 2012-2013)
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 Shania Clemmons (22 episodes, 2012-2013)
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 Rocky Rhoades / ... (22 episodes, 2012-2013)
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 Clay Clemmons (22 episodes, 2012-2013)
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 Jane Forrest (22 episodes, 2012-2013)
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A single mother's life as she becomes a surrogate for a gay couple.

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Surely a new favorite
12 September 2012 | by (LA) – See all my reviews

The harsh critical reception of this program is uncountable, really, because for so many people the ideas promoted are abominable or simply foreign. I think it's marvelous.

It's hard to think of any other shows that make me say "aw" and laugh too much all in the same thirty minutes. The message of 'The New Normal' is genuine and sweet, and the characters are plenty without feeling excessive and mucky.

The gay couple here is actually a typical couple when stripped of the homosexual title. One man is exuberant and ridiculous while being sweet underneath; the other is laid-back and realistic. The surrogate, Goldie, is someone who is relatable for a lot of people because her dreams completely got away from her but never died. The grandmother is doctrinaire and her great- granddaughter considers her a bigot, but her statements and viewpoints do have an origin.

I must say that I have recommended this show to multiple people and will do so again. I do hope that it is given a chance for a full season and a few more.


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