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Norm 

The Norm Show (original title)
TV-PG | | Comedy | TV Series (1999–2001)
Norm Henderson is an ex-hockey player who was banned from hockey for life for gambling and tax evasion. Now he must do five years of community service as a social worker, or go to prison. ... See full summary »
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3   2   1  
2001   2000   1999  
Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 2 wins. See more awards »

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Series cast summary:
Norm MacDonald ...  Norm Henderson 54 episodes, 1999-2001
Laurie Metcalf ...  Laurie Freeman 54 episodes, 1999-2001
Ian Gomez ...  Danny Sanchez 54 episodes, 1999-2001
Max Wright ...  Max Denby 49 episodes, 1999-2001
Artie Lange ...  Artie Henderson 42 episodes, 1999-2001
Faith Ford ...  Shelly Kilmartin 28 episodes, 1999-2001
Nikki Cox ...  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 five years of community service as a social worker, or go to prison. His co-workers are a 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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Comedy

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Trivia

Last acting performance from Richard Pryor. See more »

Goofs

When Norm brings his jersey to the memorabilia shop, it's #18. But in Season1, when he is the agony of defeat, he's #19. See more »

Quotes

Max Denby: My ex-wife, who for the purposes of this conversation I'll just call... biiiitttccchhh!
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Connections

Referenced in Saturday Night Live 25 (1999) See more »

Soundtracks

Too Bad
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Performed by Doug and the Slugs
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An absolute ABC classic!
14 August 2008 | by Catherine_Grace_ZehSee all my reviews

"THE NORM SHOW," in my opinion, is an absolute ABC classic! I haven't seen every episode, but I still enjoyed it. It's hard to say which episode was my favorite. However, I think it was always funny when a mishap occurred. I always laughed at that. In addition, I really loved the theme song. Despite the fact that it was a short-lived series, it was nice that all of the main characters had stayed with the show throughout its entire run. It seems that no one stays with a show throughout its entire run. Everyone always gave a good performance, the production design was spectacular, the costumes were well-designed, and the writing was always very strong. In conclusion, I hope someone brings it back on the air for fans of the show to see.


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Official Sites:

ABC

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

24 March 1999 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Norm See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(54 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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