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THE NEW NORMAL -- Season: Pilot -- Pictured: (l-r) Ellen Barkin as Jane, Andrew Rannells as Bryan, Georgia King as Goldie, Bebe Wood as Shania, Justin Bartha as David -- (Photo by: Robert Trachtenberg/NBC)
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As The New Normal’s Shania, the wonderful and eccentric Bebe Wood, has so far channeled Little Edie (by way of Drew Barrymore), Cher, and a trash-talking drag queen. This quickly puts her in league with the best of TV kids, i.e. Mad Men’s Kiernan Shipka and Louie’s Ursula Parker. In this week’s episode (Tuesday at 9:30 p.m. on NBC), Shania’s relegated to being a sick kid in bed. Fortunately, she can still ask Bryan (Andrew Rannells) for soup, House Hunters International, and a picture of herself as “a pig eating a ham sandwich.” Less flashy. Still good. Watch.

Oh, How We Love The New Normal’s Bebe Wood