Scoop: GROWING UP FISHER on NBC - Sunday, February 23, 2014




02/23/2014 (10:36PM - 11:00PM) (Sunday) : ITÂ'S NOT EVERY FAMILY THATÂ'S BROUGHT CLOSER TOGETHER BY DIVORCE, BUT THE FISHER FAMILY IS ANYTHING BUT TYPICALÂ'11-year old Henry (Eli Baker) met the most amazing person heÂ'll ever meet in his life when he was four-and-a-half minutes old, his dad, Mel Fisher (J.K. Simmons). MelÂ's an incredible father and successful lawyerÂ'who happens to be blind. Ever since he can remember, Henry has always been his dadÂ's eyes and wingman, so when his parents decide to separate, heÂ's less than thrilled that his job has been outsourced to MelÂ's new guide dog, Elvis. Meanwhile, his mother, Joyce (Jenna Elfman), begins a quest to find herself, essentially becoming a teenager in her forties. This is an unfortunate Turn for the familyÂ's actual teenage daughter, Katie (Ave Deluca-Verley), who finds herself reluctantly taking on the maternal role in the family. Lance Lim also stars as HenryÂ's best friend, Runyen. Voice-over by Jason Bateman. Harold Perrineau, Matthew Glave, Bill Fagerbakke, Isabela Moner, Carla Jimenez and Sam Pancake guest star. The pilot was directed by David Schwimmer.

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