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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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Robia Rashid
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Cast

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
Nina Ameri ...  Luisa 11 episodes, 2017-2018
Raúl Castillo ...  Nick 10 episodes, 2017-2018
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Storyline

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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Comedy | Drama

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Official Sites:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

11 August 2017 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Filming Locations:

Santa Clarita, California, USA

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Stereo

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Color

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16:9 HD
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Trivia

Michael Rapaport was in an episode of The Big Bang Theory (2007) where he has a very literal and pedantic conversation with Lenard and Sheldon. There are lots of theories of Sheldon Cooper being on the spectrum although this has never been confirmed. In fact Mayim Bialik (Amy and real life neurobiologist) stated that it wasn't important to add the label of autism because it wouldn't change who he is as a person. In this series Doug struggles to come to terms but still treats Sam as if he would any other person neuro-typical or neuro-diverse. See more »

Goofs

For the first seven episodes in season 2, Doug's EMT patch is upside-down. It turned right side up in episode 8. See more »

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What was Netflix thinking?
12 September 2018 | by ppa-02656See all my reviews

How can you make a show this amazing and only give us 10 30 minute episode's and leave us were you did. I NEED season 3 now. This is honestly one of the best shows I have seen in a long time. Thanks Netflix!


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