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February 9, 2018
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Whether it’s the father “Dre” on “Black-ish,” “Appa” on “Kim’s Convenience,” or especially Homer Simpson on “The Simpsons,” when sitcom dads talk, nobody seems to listen. Here then is a novel TV twist: a dad who cannot talk but won’t be ignored. That’s the deal on “Crawford,” a new CBC comedy that begins streaming this Friday. All 12 episodes can be binged before the show is broadcast this summer on the main network, making this CBC’s first major series to launch first digitally. Owen (played by John Carroll Lynch) is a former police chief who lost his ability to speak when he was shot in the head in the line of duty. He communicates, however, by typing words on his smartphone that are read aloud by a computerized voice. Read More here

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