A single mother's life after she accepts the offer to be a surrogate mother for a gay couple.
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Justin Bartha ...  David Sawyer 22 episodes, 2012-2013
Andrew Rannells ...  Bryan Collins 22 episodes, 2012-2013
Georgia King ...  Goldie Clemmons 22 episodes, 2012-2013
Bebe Wood ...  Shania Clemmons 22 episodes, 2012-2013
NeNe Leakes ...  Rocky Rhoades / ... 22 episodes, 2012-2013
Jayson Blair ...  Clay Clemmons 22 episodes, 2012-2013
Ellen Barkin ...  Jane Forrest 22 episodes, 2012-2013
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A single mother's life after she accepts the offer to be a surrogate mother for a gay couple.

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A post-modern family.

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Comedy | Romance

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USA

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English

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29 August 2012 (USA) See more »

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Sve je to normalno See more »

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16:9 HD
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Based on creator Ryan Murphy and husband David Miller's own path to start a family through surrogacy. See more »

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Featured in Chelsea Lately: Episode #7.27 (2013) See more »

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This was suppose to be a sitcom right?
25 September 2012 | by Pat B.See all my reviews

Honestly, I wasn't really looking forward to this show. But, I had to watch it considering I was trying to watch every pilot this season. I got to watch the pilot early, and I really couldn't have cared less. I'll start off with the only positive I can see. The main couple works really well together, and they make this show at least a little tolerable. However, they kind of remind me too much of Cameron and Mitchell from Modern Family. But then again, this shows seems a lot like Modern Family. Almost like an unintentional copy. But there a lot of things keeping me from liking this show. First of, I don't like any of the other characters. The surrogate is bland, the daughter is just there and really does nothing, the assistant doesn't really do much either, I'll get back to that in a moment. But the main character that annoyed me the most was Ellen Barkin's character. I know that she's suppose to be this really conservative women who just hates people who disagree with her. But she's too over the top. She either seems like she belongs in the sixties or on Fox News. Also, Nene Leakes's character has no point on this show other than for a racist joke or two. The only time I saw her in more than one scene in the episode was about the gay couple to prove to Ellen Barkin that they have a diverse group of friends. Seriously? But, there's this one thing that made me mad, even though it doesn't sound like I would be mad about it. There's this one scene in an episode where the gay couple and their surrogate are in a doctor's office, and they learn about possible diseases and disorders their baby could have. The last thing that he said was that their baby could have red hair, and one of the gay guys gasps. I got offended, not because I'm a redhead, which I'm not, but the fact that they're making fun of a group of people who get a lot of crap for how they look or how they act from people who want to be treated with respect, seems kind of hypocritical to me. Also, maybe they should of thought about having a baby with red hair when they realized that their surrogate's daughter has red hair. By the way, genetics are thrown out of the window as well, considering that the daughter has red hair, while her mother has blonde hair and her father has brown hair, unless the daughter dyed her hair, which I highly doubt. Also, it seems like every single joke in this show is geared to some group of people that are easily offended. Not to mention, that the show is rarely funny. I usually judge a sitcom by how much I laugh, I think I only laughed like three times in the first couple episodes, and they weren't even big laughs, more like little chuckles. Sorry to get a little political, but it feels like this show doesn't know who their demographic wants to be exactly. Obviously liberals would watch it, but their message is more geared towards conservatives who aren't going to watch it in the first place for two reasons. 1. It's about a gay couple wanting to start a family and 2. They will get offended by Ellen Barkin's character. So this show is kind of like preaching to the choir. But if you like this show, fine, watch it if you like it. I'm just saying why I don't like this show really.


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