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


8 Episode SCRIPTED SERIES - 2019

Streaming on Netflix Worldwide April 12, 2019

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