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Growing Up Fisher 

A typical family in the middle of a divorce: two kids, mom, dad and guide dog. Oh, and dad's blind.

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DJ Nash
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Series cast summary:
J.K. Simmons ...  Mel Fisher 13 episodes, 2014
Eli Baker ...  Henry Fisher 13 episodes, 2014
Ava Deluca-Verley ...  Katie Fisher 13 episodes, 2014
Lance Lim ...  Runyen 13 episodes, 2014
Jenna Elfman ...  Joyce Fisher 13 episodes, 2014
Isabela Moner ...  Jenny 7 episodes, 2014
Matthew Glave ...  Principal Sloan 6 episodes, 2014
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A typical family in the middle of a divorce: two kids, mom, dad and guide dog. Oh, and dad's blind.

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As far as we knew, we were normal.

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Country:

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English

Release Date:

23 February 2014 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Family Guide See more »

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16:9 HD
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Parker Posey was cast as Joyce and worked on the pilot,but dropped out for unknown reasons upon NBC ordering this to series. Jenna Elfman was later tapped to replace Posey. See more »

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Why is this Nash guy still writing?
22 May 2014 | by ruffles5See all my reviews

Horrible. This is the Golden Age of television (in Cable), but the networks are blind and atrociously obtuse to the opportunities that are given to them every day and which they consistently reject for bland shows that don't take any risks and, because of this, are doomed for cancellation. As more people turn to cable and experience (finally) great television, the networks' shows (especially the comedies) will suffer. "Growing Up Fisher" is a perfect example. The idea of the show is great, but the execution is deeply disappointing. Everything is dumbed down, the jokes feel forced, the narration is ridiculous! If this is really about the creator's childhood, he did an excellent job to skirt any pain, for pain in comedy is always what works best. I love television and hope lackluster shows like these disappear to make room for better creators and writers, and also complicated characters that let actors really act.


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