The fourth season is here, and the wait has been worth it! Over the last three seasons, the show has proven itself to be unique, well-written, and criminally underrated. It’s a rare example of a sitcom that’s both entertaining and informative, with its focus on mental health and how families cope with having an atypical member.
It also authentically and relatably addresses the challenges that young adults face as they make their way in the 21st century, whether it be at school, in their search for a career, or in their relationships. And there’s even an openly queer character, whose sexuality plays a prominent role in the story without being exaggerated or trivialized.
And the cast is as game as ever! We have the classic American ‘dad’ who just wants to make sure his family is provided for; the well-meaning mother with her own set of mental health challenges; the sister who’s sassy but supportive as she goes on a journey of self-discovery; and the quirky brother, played by Keir Gilchrist.
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