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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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Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 1 win & 2 nominations. See more awards »

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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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Comedy | Drama | Musical

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English

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2 March 2016 (USA) See more »

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Family of the Year See more »

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16:9 HD
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This show's premise is very loosely based on the childhood experiences of writer, "It Gets Better" campaign co-creator, and one of The Real O'Neals executive producers, Dan Savage. Savage, like Kenny, grew up as a gay kid in a devoutly Catholic Irish-American family with his father working as a Chicago cop, and his parents divorcing. 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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