Netflix 'Atypical' Season 4: Date, cast and how to watch show's final season
Netflix's 'Atypical' is a coming of age series about a 19-year-old boy on the autism spectrum
Fans will be rather disappointed to know that the upcoming fourth season of the much-loved show 'Atypical' on Netflix is the show's last season. The show 'Atypical' is a coming-of-age series that follows Sam (Keir Gilchrist), a 19-year-old on the autism spectrum as he searches for love and independence. If shows like 'Atypical' sound interesting to you, then perhaps you would like to check out 'The Good Doctor'.
In the last season, fans saw Sam starting college and dealing with the challenges that came along with the new chapter in his life. Atypical also stars Jennifer Jason Leigh. Other Netflix shows which focus on autism include 'Love on the Spectrum' and 'Hannah Gadsby: Douglas'. Other than Netflix you can watch shows on autism such as HBO's 'Autism: The Sequel'.
Air time and how to watch
Season 4 of 'Atypical' releases at 3am on July 9 on Netflix. You can also watch the series by signing up for the platform’s free trial. Apart from that, viewers can also opt for different subscription plans provided by the streaming giant. A premium plan that allows more people to watch the service on different screens simultaneously costs $18 per month. Meanwhile, the basic US plan costs $9 per month.
The Netflix synopsis of 'Atypical' reads as follows: "Atypical is a coming of age story that follows Sam (played by Keir Gilchrist), a 19-year-old on the autism spectrum as he searches for love and independence. While Sam is on his funny and emotional journey of self-discovery, the rest of his family must grapple with change in their own lives as they all struggle with the ongoing central theme of the series: what does it really mean to be normal? In season three, Sam starts his first year of college and is faced with the challenge of figuring out what success means for him while adjusting to the changes that come with growing up."
English-born Canadian actor Gilchrist, prior to his role on 'Atypical', was best known for his work in the series 'United States of Tara' where he played the role of Marshall Gregson. His film career includes his role as Craig Gilner in the dramedy 'It's Kind Of A Funny Story'. Besides his acting career, Gilchrist is also a vocalist with grindcore band 'Whelm' and the death metal band 'Phalanx'.
Jennifer Jason Leigh
Jennifer Jason Leigh is an actor and producer whose breakout role was as Stacy Hamilton on 'Fast Times at Ridgemont High'. She then went on to star in several critically acclaimed films like 'Last Exit to Brooklyn', 'Miami Blues' and 'Single White Female'. It was for her performance in 'Mrs. Parker and the Vicious Circle' that she was nominated for a Golden Globe Award. She has also starred in several other films including 'The Road to Perdition' and Quentin Tarantino's 'The Hateful Eight', for which she was nominated for the Golden Globe and Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress. Her TV roles include her performance as Jill Price-Gray on the show 'Weeds'.
Michael Rapaport is an extremely familiar face on the small screen and has had many memorable roles in shows such as 'Friends', 'Boston Public' and 'The Big Bang Theory'. His film roles include performances in films such as 'Deep Blue Sea', 'The 6th Day', 'Dr. Dolittle 2' and 'The Heat'.
Brigette Lundy Paine
Prior to 'Atypical', Brigette Lundy Paine was best known for her role on 'Bill & Ted Face the Music', an American science fiction comedy film that was the third in the 'Bill & Ted' franchise.
This sneak peek of Season 4 of 'Atypical' shows that Sam takes to art to express his feelings, but it doesn't quite have the desired effect.
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