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'The Michael J. Fox Show' review: Beloved TV vet scores with comeback comedy

For a TV icon forced to step away from his career at the height of his fame, mounting a full-scale return to the medium might seem a daunting task. Unless, of course, that icon is Michael J. Fox.In the new NBC comedy "The Michael J. Fox Show," premiering Thursday (Sept. 26), Fox returns to the network and the format that made him a star, headlining a family sitcom loosely based on his battle with Parkinson's and his quest to return to work. Only, don't call it a comeback. Fox makes this look easy.Fox plays Mike Henry, a beloved former news anchor in New York who decides to return to the news desk after years away dealing with his diagnosis and generally annoying his family. Let's talk about the diagnosis first. The show doesn't treat Fox's Parkinson's like a sacred cow, as if it's off-limits for some good-natured ribbing. That's not to say that every joke...


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