I don’t watch many sitcoms, but the upcoming Michael J. Fox Show will have a spot on my DVR. You’ve already seen the trailer above, haven’t you? It’s sweet, irreverent, and funny. The dinner table moment that starts at 3:10 in the video just slays me.
Outside of interviews and cameos, we rarely get to see disabled people on television. I have to believe that a beloved actor with Parkinson’s disease will ensure that the details about his condition are portrayed with reasonable accuracy. It’s refreshing to see a representation of someone living with a degenerative disease; not coping, not surviving, but living.