'The Michael J. Fox Show': 'We all get our own Parkinson's'

Zap2it: Did you vet the concept, or even the pilot script, of "The Michael J. Fox Show," with others in the Parkinson's disease community?Michael J. Fox: No, I didn't. I don't vet creative instinct; I just go with it. I feel that this is a reflection of my experience ... and certainly, in the pilot, it was more prevalent than it is in the [subsequent] scripts.The way I look at life, the way I look at the reality of Parkinson's, is that sometimes it's frustrating, and sometimes it's funny. I need to look at it that way, and I think other people will look at it that way.But beyond that, I think we all get our own "bag of hammers"; we all get our own Parkinson's. We all get our own thing. We'll look at this through the filter of that experience, and we'll say, "Yeah, I need to laugh at my stuff, too." I...


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