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Speechless 

TV-PG | | Comedy | TV Series (2016–2019)
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The family of a special-needs teen is good at dealing with the challenges he faces - and excellent at creating new ones.

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Series cast summary:
Minnie Driver ...  Maya DiMeo 63 episodes, 2016-2019
John Ross Bowie ...  Jimmy DiMeo 63 episodes, 2016-2019
Cedric Yarbrough ...  Kenneth / ... 63 episodes, 2016-2019
Mason Cook ...  Ray DiMeo 63 episodes, 2016-2019
Micah Fowler ...  JJ DiMeo 63 episodes, 2016-2019
Kyla Kenedy ...  Dylan DiMeo 63 episodes, 2016-2019
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The family of a special-needs teen is good at dealing with the challenges he faces - and excellent at creating new ones.

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21 September 2016 (USA) See more »

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Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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16:9 HD
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Micah Fowler explained on Twitter that his character, JJ Dimeo, has a more severe form of cerebral palsy than he does in real life. Micah uses a wheelchair most of the time but can walk short distances with a walker. He can talk clearly enough for most people to understand him as well. His character, JJ, however, uses a power wheelchair for independence and is nonverbal. See more »

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Another SitCom based on a "unique" family but this is generally funny!
29 September 2016 | by Dr_SaganSee all my reviews

This a new situation comedy about a "unique" family, a couple and 3 teenage kids, one of them is on a wheelchair using specialized equipment to communicate (like Stephen Hawking minus the electronic voice) because of cerebral palsy.

The dominant figure is the mother (played by Minnie Driver) who is heavily overprotective especially for her oldest son who can't walk or speak (thus the name of the series).

The cast is great, the dialogues and situation over-exaggerated but funny and there are statements about respect, sensitivity, kindness and acceptance.

Overall: Funny enough, good performances, the premise has potential, recommended.


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