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Maya DiMeo is a mom on a mission who will do anything for her husband, Jimmy, and kids Ray, Dylan, and JJ, her eldest son with special needs. As Maya fights injustices both real and imagined, the family works to make a new home for themselves and searches for just the right person to give JJ his “voice.”

Season 1

Aired 6 days ago - Jan 11, 2017

In order to get on the good side of their insurance agent to get everything JJ needs, the DiMeos have Dylan make a tough sacrifice at her track meet. Meanwhile, Ray wants to use his brother for inspiration while writing for an essay contest at school, but JJ rejects his plan. But when another student lies using the same plan, Ray and JJ team together to outdo the other student. MORE -LESS

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Would you do your impression of your cousin Roger for me?
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with the refurbished wheelchair nonsense?
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and, to be honest, I just figured you got a boat.
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At least I don't say every sentence
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I could come up here and give you the obvious answers...
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'Cause he seems really connected to the material?
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But I do have pictures of my son on Santa's lap
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Thanks very much.
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Oh, what makes you think we're... we're clients?
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How am I possibly going to connect with her?
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Tally-ho!
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then that is a different calculation.
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Oh. Hello.
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with that horse-loving robot.
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Holy crap! I'm good!
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"Now I'm someone else's speech?"
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but it's great for winning essay contests, damn it!
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I must say, your Trakehner is beautiful.
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Oh, it's all I love to do.
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Right.
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What school? Dylan goes to Lafayette.
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and go far from them and discuss.
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All right, I'm...
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Yeah, I'm getting to that part.
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Look, your daughter is Dylan DiMeo, right?
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Are you suggesting that I tell my daughter to throw the race?
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Hello, Donald.
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which, you know, that... that may be a stretch,
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Exist to make you feel better about yourself."
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You're a saint.
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No, I, uh, I want to get into Pomona.
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"Beat Donald's...
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JJ's just stuck with whatever this lady gives him?
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but now I can.
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Okay, time to write the most epic, moving speech of all time.
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All the stuff I hate."
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"All I want is to help the able-bodied
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"Eh, don't know much about blah-blah,
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Let's write my speech.
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"JJ might be skinny, but he's got a big, fat asset...
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Okay, try it again, but weirder.
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Well, I have a feeling today is going to be your day.
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Go, go. Come on.
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Dylan! What are you doing?!
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And that is what makes him so...
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- Do it! - Screw it! Run!
Aired 13 days ago - Jan 04, 2017

The family goes on an annual impromptu family road trip, but Ray has something in store, which angers Maya when she finds out what it is. But Maya’s relentlessness proves to be helpful when she takes control of an emergency situation involving Ray’s appendix.

Aired a month ago - Dec 14, 2016

Maya surprises everyone by embracing a newfound holiday spirit, but her view is put to the test when the family van is stolen along with all their holiday gifts. Ray joins the choir and gets a coveted solo. But when an attractive new teacher is hired, JJ decides to join his brother and takes Ray's solo.

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For chairing our bake sale, Amy, thank you.
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of the car-wash fundraiser.
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Making a note so I don't forget.
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Of course not! It was stolen!
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My van has been stolen... My child's wheelchair van.
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- "For your résumé?" - At first.
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It's not just the van.
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But... did it have, like, the... the... the water jets?
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But... Oh, no. How's JJ gonna get around?
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I mean, maybe whoever took it needed it more than us.
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They didn't take that stuff too, did they?
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- ♪ Remember Christ, our Savior ♪ - What is your plan?
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Okay, JJ's power chair only fits in the van,
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I can't believe someone stole that van.
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We are gonna get this Christmas season
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- [Indistinct conversations] - Oh, yeah.
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What a thrill to have so many people here
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Phew! Whew!
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Sorry, sir. Full up.
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This card's been declined, as well.
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pounding inside the chest of...
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[Beep-boop, wheelchair powers down]
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They should be out on the field, not in choir.
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What does that even mean?
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Oh, no, um, I'm sorry.
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[Chuckles]
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♪ The stars are brightly shining ♪
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♪ Oh-oh-oh-oh-oh, hear the angel voice-e-es ♪
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You just earned yourself a solo!
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Uh-oh.
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♪ ♪
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[Gasps] Did you find it?
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We've got to find the car!
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Oh! I'm so sorry.
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I have literally no idea where we parked.
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"Concert tomorrow. Saving my voice."
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But I can never fight back, because you're JJ!
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[Branches rustle, ornaments clink]
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They were in the van when it was taken.
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I don't want you thinking the world is a miserable place,
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[Piano playing, tap-shoes clicking]
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He just said our name.
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one of our own families, the DiMeos,
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[Applause]
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Well, I mean, not... not... not all of you.
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[Sighs]
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And now, everyone please give a special welcome
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I know it's about the kid, but you could widen the spotlight.
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Ray?"
Aired a month ago - Dec 07, 2016

JJ instantly wants to join a sled hockey team made up entirely of people with disabilities, but Jimmy is not thrilled and thinks it’s dangerous. Meanwhile, Maya takes a CPR class with Kenneth, and she sees how popular he is and realizes that she needs to be nicer in order to keep him as JJ’s aide.

Aired 2 months ago - Nov 30, 2016

Maya enlists the family to assist JJ in romancing a girl at school, but it backfires when JJ expresses his feelings to Claire, and they are not reciprocated. Meanwhile, as the DiMeos are always late, Ray has the family practice to get to school in time for his upcoming weekend field trip.

Aired 2 months ago - Nov 16, 2016

The DiMeos are forced to celebrate Thanksgiving with Jimmy's brother and family.

Aired 2 months ago - Nov 09, 2016

JJ develops on a new girl at school who must adapt to life in a wheelchair after injuring herself in gymnastics.

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She's a spirited student who was recently injured.
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and so I was hoping that JJ
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If anybody asks, you didn't get it from me.
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Mmm. This tastes so much better than gymnastics.
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Mnh-mnh-mnh.
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I know our signs are compatible... not the point.
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My parents are going through a divorce,
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You are a miracle worker, JJ.
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"Have you ever spoken in front of a larger group of people?
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More like loose melons, am I right?
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You know, I'm not really a kiss-and-tell kind of guy.
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My glass is empty. Ha-ha!
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but I don't know.
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Ohh! Ohh! Ohh! Ohh!
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You know, he can close his door.
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Aww!
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It was going so well!
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Hey, Ray. How's that, uh, vow of celibacy?
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Or we could check for pictures of her on your phone.
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She sent me a sext.
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I'm not in a teasing mood, Jimmy.
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The most important man in the world in our local trophy shop.
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Two for the price of one. That's fun.
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Yeah. Get it, get some.
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That's it. Yep.
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Dude, not loving this new square.
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I did it.
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I know how girls see me.
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So, my mom just texted me.
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Yes.
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Young man. Young man!
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Sorry I'm late. What's the occasion?
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Now, this is the first time something so, well...
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Attention, ladies and gentlemen.
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Okay, if I'm not strumming that ukulele by tomorrow,
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with the saddest tan lines I've ever seen
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And I guess I'm a freak, but I'm sorry.
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You, my dude, look ready.
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Just be yourself.
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Well, what are you waiting for?
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All this talk of celibacy and male friendship,
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Oh, my God, what? Is it a baby?
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You twit.
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But you're not getting in trouble for this.
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If looking at the stars is supposed to calm me down,
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Sometimes I need to blow off some steam.
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So you get angry.
Aired 3 months ago - Oct 26, 2016

Jimmy is upset the kids no longer want to participate in the family tradition of dressing up for Halloween. Maya tries to cheer up Jimmy by allowing him to do things he loves by taking things off the family "Dead to Me" list. Meanwhile, Ray recruits Dylan to help work the school's haunted mansion while Kenneth is scared of losing his job when JJ gets drunk at a party. MORE -LESS

Aired 3 months ago - Oct 12, 2016

Exploring the city on their own, JJ and Kenneth realize strangers look at them as inspirational. The two push their luck, receiving free food and baseball game admissions. Kenneth lets this get to his head, goes overboard, and things fall apart. Meanwhile, as the family can’t do anything without having to worry about wheelchair accessibility, Dylan and Ray convince Maya to take them paintballing. But can she let herself have fun without JJ? MORE -LESS

Aired 3 months ago - Oct 05, 2016

While JJ finds success at school with a group of friends, Maya forces the cancellation of the homecoming bonfire, concerned that the beach location is not wheelchair accessible. Soon, the students speak out against JJ. But when Maya realizes she was wrong, the two stage a fake prank to encourage his classmates to have a change of heart. Meanwhile, Jimmy helps Ray settle into the new home, MORE -LESS

Aired 4 months ago - Sep 21, 2016

Maya DiMeo moves her family to a new, upscale school district when she finds the perfect situation for her eldest son, JJ, who has cerebral palsy. While JJ and daughter Dylan are thrilled with the move, middle son Ray is frustrated by the family's tendencies to constantly move, since he feels his needs are second to JJ Soon, Maya realizes it is not the right situation for JJ and attempts to uproot the family again. But JJ connects with Kenneth, the school's groundskeeper, and asks him to step in as a his caregiver, and Ray manages to convince Maya to give the school another chance, MORE -LESS