Growing Up Fisher

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It's not every family that's brought closer together by divorce, but then again, the Fishers aren't exactly typical. Take Mel Fisher, for example. Whether it's chopping down trees, showing his daughter how to drive or playing football with his son, he's never let the fact that he's blind slow him down. Then there's Joyce Fisher, possibly the only mom in Pasadena to smoke a pipe. For her, divorce is like a second coming of age, a chance to be the teen she never was. Just ask '80s-obsessed teenage daughter Katie, whose clothes Joyce is always borrowing (that is, when she's not tagging along with Katie to the mall). At the center of all this is Henry, the Fisher's 11-year-old son. Having always been his dad's eyes, ears and wingman, Henry's less than thrilled when Mel shows up with Elvis, a guide dog... which is also how Henry learns about the pending divorce. Awkward. While reluctant of the changes this "big ball of fur" would bring, it's through the adult Henry's voice-over that we find out his parent's split would "allow all of us to finally discover... who we needed to be."

30 minutes

It's not every family that's brought closer together by divorce, but then again, the Fishers aren't exactly typical. Take Mel Fisher, for example. Whether it's chopping down trees, showing his daughter how to drive or playing football with his son, he's never let the fact that he's blind slow him down. Then there's Joyce Fisher, possibly the only mom in Pasadena to smoke a pipe. For her, divorce is like a second coming of age, a chance to be the teen she never was. Just ask '80s-obsessed teenage daughter Katie, whose clothes Joyce is always borrowing (that is, when she's not tagging along with Katie to the mall). At the center of all this is Henry, the Fisher's 11-year-old son. Having always been his dad's eyes, ears and wingman, Henry's less than thrilled when Mel shows up with Elvis, a guide dog... which is also how Henry learns about the pending divorce. Awkward. While reluctant of the changes this "big ball of fur" would bring, it's through the adult Henry's voice-over that we find out his parent's split would "allow all of us to finally discover... who we needed to be."

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As the divorce is about to become final, Mel is determined to maintain normalcy.

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s1e13 Growing Up Fairbanks
June 11, 2014
As the divorce is about to become final, Mel is determined to maintain normalcy.
Series Finale
Joyce's sister unexpectedly arrives, impacting the Fisher family and frustrating Mel. Meanwhile, Runyen convinces Henry that he's spending too much time with Jenny.

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s1e12 Madi About You
June 11, 2014
Joyce's sister unexpectedly arrives, impacting the Fisher family and frustrating Mel. Meanwhile, Runyen convinces Henry that he's spending too much time with Jenny.
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s1e1 Pilot
February 23, 2014
February 23, 2014
Pilot
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s1e2 Blind Man's Bluff
March 4, 2014
March 4, 2014
Blind Man's Bluff
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s1e4 Trust Fall
March 18, 2014
March 18, 2014
Trust Fall
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s1e5 Work With Me
March 25, 2014
March 25, 2014
Work With Me
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s1e6 Drug/Bust
April 1, 2014
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Drug/Bust
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s1e9 Desk/Job
April 22, 2014
April 22, 2014
Desk/Job
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s1e12 Madi About You
June 11, 2014
June 11, 2014
Madi About You
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I thought this was a good show, sorry it got cancelled. Too much competition must have killed this show because it is a good comedy with very likable characters.
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Sad it got cancelled. Love Jenna Elfman. I think they should have written it from the beginning as a one season show, though.
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