The Michael J. Fox Show: Season 1 (2013-2014)



Critic Consensus: The Michael J. Fox Show benefits immeasurably from the warm, easy charisma of its star, who keeps things watchable even when the writing is uneven.


Air date: Sep 26, 2013
Air date: Sep 26, 2013
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Season Info

In the first and only season of this sitcom, Michael J. Fox portrays Mike Henry, a family man and former news anchor in New York City who left his job to focus on his health and his family. After five years at home, his wife (Betsy Brandt) and kids think it's a good idea for him to go back to work, so they secretly collaborate with his old boss (Wendell Pierce) to orchestrate his return to TV news. Mike then resumes juggling work and being a husband and dad to three kids: recent college dropout … More

Network: NBC
Premiere Date: Sep 26, 2013
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Michael J. Fox
Michael J. Fox
as Mike Henry
Betsy Brandt
Betsy Brandt
as Annie Henry
Conor Romero
Conor Romero
as Ian Henry
Juliette Goglia
Juliette Goglia
as Eve Henry
Jack Gore
Jack Gore
as Graham Henry
Katie Finneran
Katie Finneran
as Leigh, Leigh Henry
Wendell Pierce
Wendell Pierce
as Harris Green
Ana Nogueira
Ana Nogueira
as Kay Costa
Charles Grodin
Charles Grodin
as Mike's Dad
Richard Kind
Richard Kind
as Jay Norwood
Anne Heche
Anne Heche
as Susan Rodriguez Jone...
Candice Bergen
Candice Bergen
as Mike's Mom
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Critic Reviews for The Michael J. Fox Show: Season 1

All Critics (43) | Top Critics (22)

The pity is as likable as it is, it just isn't very funny.

Full Review… | October 14, 2013
Buffalo News

The best part about The Michael J. Fox Show is Michael J. Fox, who is still as sharp, sarcastic and on-point as ever.

Full Review… | October 10, 2013
E! Online

The Michael J. Fox Show isn't exactly a laugh riot, but it's the kind of TV comedy whose well-written and deftly delivered combination of smarts, sweetness and gentle humour could carry it a long way.

Full Review… | October 8, 2013
Winnipeg Free Press

Well intentioned yes, but The Michael J. Fox Show is no Family Ties.

Full Review… | October 8, 2013
Top Critic

While it doesn't yet feel like The Michael J. Fox Show has earned the name of its endearing lead actor, there's enough charisma and humor at the start to make it worth sticking around.

Full Review… | October 8, 2013
Time Out Chicago

I get the feeling NBC's new comedy will figure out exactly what it wants to be and where it wants to go across its first season.

Full Review… | October 3, 2013

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