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Normal, Ohio (2000)
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Normal, Ohio (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Normal, Ohio is an American television sitcom, which aired on the Fox Network in 2000. The show stars John Goodman as William "Butch" Gamble, a gay man returning to his Midwestern home town. The cast also includes Joely Fisher, Anita Gillette, Orson Bean, Mo Gaffney and Charles Rocket.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, touching
Plot: coming out, parents and children, homecoming, family relations, misfit, disorder, small town, homosexual, gender, gays and lesbians, homosexuality, gay parent, gay father, gay interest
Time: 90s
Place: ohio, usa

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