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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Just an unfunny Modern Family clone
15 September 2012 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I don't think critics and people hate this show because of the two gay dads, that's a cop out and an easy knee-jerk assessment. The bottom line is the show is simply a HORRIBLE clone of "Modern Family" that doesn't work because it tries to hard and is too afraid to make fun of its own premise. Modern Family has wit, heart and charm and this show has none of the above. Seriously Ellen Barkin as an over the top version of Ed O'Neill's character Jay??? She goes way too far with the content and is not believable. Also, the two gay fathers on Modern Family are indeed stereotypes but it works because they are not afraid to acknowledge that and make fun of the things they would like to change. They actually seem more real than the two gay dads on this show. Overall "The New Normal" just doesn't work, because overall the show tries TOO hard to be something it will never be, funny and real which is what makes Modern Family a gem.


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