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Atypical 

TV-MA | | Comedy, Drama | TV Series (2017– )
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Sam, an 18-year-old on the autism spectrum, decides it's time to find a girlfriend, a journey that sets Sam's mom on her own life-changing path as her son seeks more independence.

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Series cast summary:
Jennifer Jason Leigh ...  Elsa Gardner 18 episodes, 2017-2018
Keir Gilchrist ...  Sam Gardner 18 episodes, 2017-2018
Brigette Lundy-Paine ...  Casey Gardner 18 episodes, 2017-2018
Amy Okuda ...  Julia Sasaki 18 episodes, 2017-2018
Michael Rapaport ...  Doug Gardner 18 episodes, 2017-2018
Nik Dodani ...  Zahid 17 episodes, 2017-2018
Graham Rogers ...  Evan Chapin / ... 16 episodes, 2017-2018
Jenna Boyd ...  Paige 14 episodes, 2017-2018
Raúl Castillo ...  Nick 10 episodes, 2017-2018
Nina Ameri ...  Luisa 8 episodes, 2017-2018
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Atypical is a coming of age story that follows Sam, an 18-year-old on the autistic spectrum as he searches for love and independence. While Sam is on his funny yet emotional journey of self-discovery, the rest of his family must grapple with change in their own lives as they all struggle with the central theme: what does it really mean to be normal? Written by ahmetkozan

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Normal is overrated. See more »

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Comedy | Drama

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USA

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English

Release Date:

11 August 2017 (USA) See more »

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Filming Locations:

Santa Clarita, California, USA

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16:9 HD
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Accurate and Profound.
18 August 2017 | by gavin-ferreiroSee all my reviews

I was asked a question on Quora about the show and decided to have a look.

As a person on the spectrum HF-ASD with AS, this blew my mind, it is so great that Netflix hung it out there and created a series that has mirrored my life with at least 70% accuracy.

While I believe that people watching the series may be looking at the actors and actresses abilities, I watched it to see if the series was as accurate as possible and still entertaining.

It was both, my sincere appreciation to Netflix to step out of bounds, the cast who did such a great job, the writers who have allowed the world to gain knowledge of a spectrum that is so misunderstood.

The show, to me, is a great portrayal of his experiences and from what I can understand, his family as well. The side stories add to the entire cacophony of emotions, sounds and experiences which was also enlightening. I learned a few things about people and hopefully, I can use them in my personal life.

To all the NTs out there, who have watched the series, hope you enjoyed it as much as I did.

May it please continue.


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