The New Normal Episode 14 “Stay-at-Home Dad”

The New Normal Episode 14 Stay-at-Home Dad (3)

The New Normal “Stay-at-Home Dad” Episode 14 airs Tuesday, January 15 on NBC (9:30 – 10 p.m. ET).

Episode Synopsis: After a failed attempt at finding a nanny, Bryan (Andrew Rannells) and David (Justin Bartha) contemplate the idea of a stay-at-home dad. Both express interest in the role and decide to practice parenting by sending Goldie (Georgia King) to a spa and taking in Shania (Bebe Wood). Bryan, convinced that he is the man for the job, gives Rocky (NeNe Leakes) a shot at her dream career by leaving her in charge at “Sing,” but he soon finds that producing a child’s life is much more difficult than producing a television show. Later, David confidently takes over and quickly realizes that despite his best intentions parenting is not an exact science.

Show Summary: These days, families come in all forms – single dads, double moms, sperm donors, egg donors, one-night-stand donors… It’s 2012 and anything goes. Bryan (Andrew Rannells, “Girls,” “The Book of Mormon”) and David (Justin Bartha, “The Hangover”) are a Los Angeles couple and they have it all. Well, almost. With successful careers and a committed, loving partnership, there is one thing that this couple is missing: a baby. And just when they think the stars will never align, enter Goldie (Georgia King, “One Day”), an extraordinary young woman with a checkered past. A midwestern waitress and single mother looking to escape her dead-end life and small-minded grandmother (Emmy and Tony Award-winner Ellen Barkin), Goldie decides to change everything and move to L.A. with her precocious eight year-old daughter. Desperate and broke – but also fertile – Goldie quickly becomes the guys’ surrogate and quite possibly the girl of their dreams. Surrogate mother, surrogate family.

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