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  • Anyone Watch Ordinary Joe?

    Posted by alyssa-silva on October 13, 2021 at 11:00 am

    There‘s a new series on NBC called Ordinary Joe— ever heard of or watched it?

    I would explain the concept of the show to you, but Kevin does a much better job in his latest column. What’s really cool about it, though, is that there’s a character who has SMA. The actor also has muscular dystrophy in real life. One of the writers of the show has a son with SMA, so it’s really amazing to see how they take real-life experiences and inject them into the storyline. Woo, love the disability representation!

    As Kevin states, “a little awareness goes a long way,” and that’s exactly what Ordinary Joe is doing with their new series. Have you watched it yet?

    mark-pratt replied 2 years, 7 months ago 4 Members · 3 Replies
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  • deann-r

    Member
    October 13, 2021 at 12:19 pm

    I really wanted to like the show, but I didn’t. After watching the first episode I haven’t been compelled to watch the next. Kudos for the representation though. I hope to see it more often.

  • delphine-andrews

    Member
    October 15, 2021 at 9:38 am

    I have been watching it mostly for the representation, which I think is great. The show is ok otherwise. But the son is definitely my favorite part.

  • mark-pratt

    Member
    October 18, 2021 at 5:25 pm

    Interesting show.  I’d be more interested in the 10-year-old disabled actor.  This one of the falls best new shows since This Is Us.

     

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