Atypical season four review – warm autism comedy comes of age

Netflix’s sitcom about an autistic teenager’s road to independence reaches its final season, dealing with big themes in a way that is sweet but not saccharine

Atypical lives up to its name in more ways than one. The Netflix show has the look and feel of a run-of-the-mill US sitcom, with episodes that are half an hour long, and charts the trials and tribulations of a nuclear family. However, as it has progressed through the seasons, it has gained an emotional maturity and a new level of depth and warmth. It tells the story of Sam Gardner (Keir Gilchrist), a teenage [...]

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