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The Real O'Neals 

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A family's bond is strengthened when the youngest son tells his parents that he's gay.
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Series cast summary:
Martha Plimpton ...  Eileen O'Neal 29 episodes, 2016-2017
Jay R. Ferguson ...  Pat O'Neal 29 episodes, 2016-2017
Noah Galvin ...  Kenny O'Neal 29 episodes, 2016-2017
Matt Shively ...  Jimmy O'Neal 29 episodes, 2016-2017
Bebe Wood ...  Shannon O'Neal 29 episodes, 2016-2017
Mary Hollis Inboden ...  Jodi 29 episodes, 2016-2017
Matt Oberg ...  VP Murray / ... 17 episodes, 2016-2017
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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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2 March 2016 (USA) See more »

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This is the second show centering on the life of a gay leading character in which Bebe Wood appears as a series regular. The first was "The New Normal." See more »

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Referenced in Jeopardy!: Episode #33.162 (2017) See more »

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Noah Galvin
15 March 2016 | by box-70690See all my reviews

Noah Galvin reminds me of a young Matthew Broderick, circa "Ferris Bueller's Day Off". In fact even the use of self-narrations are similar. I'm surprised more people haven't noticed or mentioned this as they both are quite similar.

It would have been better casting to see Broderick as the father, would have looked more like Galvins dad. Their similar comedic mannerisms and expressions would have played off one another very well. Martin Short would have made a hilarious school principal.

Anyway I like this series so far. Will see how it goes as its too early to tell.


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