Follow in My Footsteps: Tom to Chip; see Fantasy Forbidding

Well, the book is not fiction, it’s just a very raw telling of my experience with my father and what I think a lot of other people’s experiences with their fathers were. And then the show, the thing for me was anybody playing my dad, if they’re trying to play my dad, feels like a bastardized version of the book and my dad. I don’t want to see anyone pretending to be my dad. And my dad doesn’t want to see anyone pretending to be him. And so I was like this needs to have a life of its own, and I love those really old school sitcoms, like All in the Family, Married with Children, Cheers, Seinfeld those are my favorite shows of all time, and I thought it’d be really fun to be able to do an old school sitcom that’s unapologetically old school, and that’s what we are going for.

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