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Series cast summary:
 Eileen O'Neal (13 episodes, 2016)
 Pat O'Neal (13 episodes, 2016)
 Kenny O'Neal (13 episodes, 2016)
 Jimmy O'Neal (13 episodes, 2016)
 Shannon O'Neal (13 episodes, 2016)
 Jodi (13 episodes, 2016)


A traditional Irish Catholic family's world is turned upside down in this offbeat comedy when the oldest son reveals he's anorexic, the younger son comes out, their daughter starts questioning her faith, and the parents announce a potential divorce.

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In February 2016, the conservative activist group the Catholic League ran an ad in the New York Times condemning ABC for planning to air The Real O'Neals on the basis of what the league's president, Bill Donohue, called Dan Savage's "maniacal hatred of Catholicism." See more »

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Very good, be sure to check it out
3 April 2016 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

While the show has many sub themes, the primary story of the show is the relationship between a teenage boy and his family. The boy, Kenny (Noah Galvin) is gay and the show is mostly told through his point of view. But this is not a show made for a niche audience, it is a show made for all viewers.

My only criticism of the show is they seem to mock Christians, Catholics in particular, for no reason. For instance, they have a stature of the virgin Mary on the toilet tank. Jesus shows up in a few episodes, and has a few lines that do not really add to the plot. Hopefully there will be less of this as the show matures.

The show has a solid cast. Noah Galvin in particular does a great job of making the gay teenager relatable, serious and funny. All the cast is quite good.

Be sure to check this one out.

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