A gay man with mild cerebral palsy decides to rewrite his identity as an accident victim and finally go after the life he wants.
about the SHOW: SPECIAL is semi-autobiographical comedy about a gay man with cerebral palsy in his mid-20s coming of age by starting his first real job, beginning his first adventures in dating, and moving into his first apartment away from his helicopter mother.
Executive Producers Jim Parsons, Todd Spiewak, Eric Norsoph, Ryan O’Connell, Anna Dokoza
Producers Ross Girard, Colin Frederick, Ross Dinerstein, Alison Mo Massey
Director Anna Dokoza
Writer Ryan O’Connell
Created by Ryan O’Connell
Director of Photography Philip Roy
Editor Thomas Calderón
Composer Joshua Moshier
Production Designer Lindsay Lipscomb
Starring Ryan O’Connell, Jessica Hecht, Punam Patel, Marla Mindelle, Augustus Prew, and Patrick Fabian
Language: English ~ Genre: COMEDY, LGBT ~ 8 Episode SCRIPTED SERIES - 2019 ~ Streaming on Netflix Worldwide
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