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8 of 8 people found the following review helpful
on December 8, 2012
"The New Normal" is funny, warmhearted and well written. I see that some people are comparing "New Normal" to "Modern Family", which I love too, but it's not the same thing. We get to see a much more "real" relationship between the two men and not just a constant bag of laughs. "Modern Family" is LOL funny, but it's characters are always funny and not really "real". At least in my opinion.
"The New Normal" is predominately about our gay couple and it shows them as a real couple/family and not a just parody of one. We see the men interact as a couple, we see them in bed having conversations and even -gasp!- kissing and being affectionate, all of which is done tastefully. I see these two characters as positive roll-models for any family and all with a little camp but not too much negative stereotyping. (Okay the grandmother, but you have to have some or it would be boring)
I hope this show stays around for a long time.