Norm

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The show focuses on the life of Norm Henderson, a former NHL hockey player who is banned for life from hockey due to gambling and tax evasion. In order to avoid jail time for these crimes, Norm must perform five years of community service as a full-time social worker.

Last Updated: 2/27/2022Network: ABC (US)
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Norm and the Prototype
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7.90
61 votes

#1 - Norm and the Prototype

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 3/24/1999

Norm Henderson is an ex-hockey player who was banned from hockey for life for gambling and tax evasion. Now he must do 5 years of community service as a social worker or go to prison. His client today is a prostitute who works at a massage parlor. He tries to get her into a group home but she refuses to go so he forces into one. She files a report stating that he paid her 50 bucks to lie to his boss about having gotten a new job but it gets intercepted by Laurie and his boss doesn't find out about it. Also Norm gets a dog.

Directors: Andy Cadiff
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While You Weren't Sleeping
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7.82
50 votes

#2 - While You Weren't Sleeping

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 4/14/1999

Laurie gets a new boyfriend but can't seem to fall asleep with him so she gets Norm to put her to sleep. Larry gets a girlfriend but finds out that she works for a toupee company she's just using him because he got a new toupee. Norm likes a girl who's in love with his fiery temper he used to have during his hockey years.

Directors: Sam Simon
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Denby's Kid
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7.81
21 votes

#3 - Denby's Kid

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired 5/5/1999

Norm tells Mr. Denby's son that he should follow his dreams but Mr. Denby wants his son to go to military school. Norm thinks that if he Jason prepares a meal for his father (Mr. Denby) he'll see that his son a real talent. After eating the meal Jason tells Norm that the secret ingredient is marijuana. Norm and Mr. Denby are stoned and Norm has to face his probation officer.

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Norm Dates a Client
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7.76
25 votes

#4 - Norm Dates a Client

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 3/31/1999

Norm meets a woman in a bar while trying to help a pathologically shy guy. He starts dating her but finds out she's one of Laurie's clients. Dating a client can get you fired so she stops her sessions. Laurie warns Norm that this is still a bad idea but he doesn't listen until it's too late. Danny has to help a client who has a phobia about water.

Directors: Michael Lessac
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Norm's Coach
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7.75
16 votes

#5 - Norm's Coach

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired 5/26/1999

Norm's old coach comes back to train him so he can play in the charity hockey game. His coach is not as Norm remembers him, he is now really overweiht Norm also finds out that his coach is the one who ratted him out to the IRS. So he fires him and hires Danny.

Directors: Sam Simon
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Drive, Norm Said
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7.38
47 votes

#6 - Drive, Norm Said

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired 5/12/1999

Norm goes drinking and accidentally sleeps with a really annoying and rude woman everyone at the office hates. Danny has a client who's extremely hairy. Laurie needs to get her driver's license to drive a van for ""Meals For the Homeless"".

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Norm, Crusading Social Worker
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7.36
14 votes

#7 - Norm, Crusading Social Worker

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired 5/19/1999

Norm, embarrassed about being the new "Agony of Defeat" on ABC's Wide World of Sports, asks to be reinstated into hockey so he can play in a charity game and regain his somewhat good name. They choose against it so he takes on a high profile case in hopes that they'll change their minds.

Directors: Gerry Cohen, Rob Ulin
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Norm Dates Danny's Dad
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7.25
53 votes

#8 - Norm Dates Danny's Dad

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 4/7/1999

Danny's dad comes to town and takes a liking to Norm. Norm fears he might be hitting on him. Danny feels neglected by his father.

Directors: Michael Lessac
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Gambling Man
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7.22
46 votes

#9 - Gambling Man

Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired 11/10/1999

While trying to help a guy quit gambling Norm starts gambling again and lands himself, Laurie and Danny in jail.

Directors: Joe Regalbuto
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My Name is Norm
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7.21
52 votes

#10 - My Name is Norm

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 4/21/1999

Norm goes drinking with a client and wakes up in rehab. He finds out that if he's an alcoholic he has less work to do so he fakes being an alcoholic. When he's asked to give a speech he exposes his lie.

Directors: Gail Mancuso
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Norm vs. Fear
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7.20
41 votes

#11 - Norm vs. Fear

Season 2 - Episode 18 - Aired 3/1/2000

When Norm throws his back out he's afraid to go to the doctor so Laurie, Danny and Artie tell him that they'll conquer their fears if Norm will conquer his and go to the doctor's.

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Norm vs. Christmas
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7.18
38 votes

#12 - Norm vs. Christmas

Season 2 - Episode 12 - Aired 12/15/1999

Norm tries to instill some Christmas cheer into Laurie. Danny shows Taylor how much he likes her by giving her a 5000$ bracelet for Christmas. Laurie accidentally shoots Artie.

Directors: Gerry Cohen
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Norm vs. Love
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7.16
43 votes

#13 - Norm vs. Love

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired 9/22/1999

Norm asks Laurie to help him get a date with a new probation officer. He also gets Taylor Clayton a job as a receptionist at the office.

Directors: Steve Zuckerman
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The New Boss
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7.16
50 votes

#14 - The New Boss

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 4/28/1999

Mr. Curtis leaves when he tries to kill Norm. Laurie thinks she's the new boss but the job is appointed to someone else. Norm loves Mr. Denby, the new boss, because he doesn't want Norm to do anything. Laurie on the other hand hates him. That is until he gives the job of co-supervisor. She hates the job when she learns she has to fire a co-worker, so she quits. Norm and Danny try to get her job back by getting Mr. Denby fired for racial slurs. Mr. Denby however never said anything wrong but Norm tells him that he's a Gypsy(which is a lie) and was offended when Mr. Denby said that he had gotten gypped. The trick worked and Laurie got her job back.

Directors: Sam Simon
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Norm vs. the Evil Twin
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7.14
42 votes

#15 - Norm vs. the Evil Twin

Season 2 - Episode 13 - Aired 1/5/2000

Laurie's twin sister visits and she sleeps with Norm because she thinks that Norm is Laurie's boyfriend. Taylor and Danny finally go out and Danny punches out a guy who calls Taylor a hooker.

Directors: Steve Zuckerman
Laurie Loses It
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7.13
40 votes

#16 - Laurie Loses It

Season 2 - Episode 20 - Aired 3/15/2000

Norm tries to cheer up Laurie by giving her a party and inviting all her success stories but accidentally invites all of her failures, which incites her to work harder. Danny is afraid that an old friend of Taylor's is trying to steal her away from him.

Directors: Steve Zuckerman
Norm vs. Norm
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7.10
41 votes

#17 - Norm vs. Norm

Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired 11/17/1999

Norm, Laurie and Danny get bailed out of jail but there isn't money to get Artie out so Norm has to gamble to get him out. Taylor fears she might get fired.

Directors: Gary Halvorson
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Artie Comes to Town
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7.09
44 votes

#18 - Artie Comes to Town

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired 10/6/1999

Norm's half brother comes to town and he helps Laurie get toys for orphans.

Directors: Sam Simon
Norm vs. Jenny
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7.07
41 votes

#19 - Norm vs. Jenny

Season 2 - Episode 15 - Aired 1/26/2000

Laurie sets Norm up with a friend of hers who just broke up with a millionaire.

Directors: Gerry Cohen
Norm vs. Denby
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7.07
42 votes

#20 - Norm vs. Denby

Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired 11/24/1999

Norm and Mr. Denby compete for the same woman. Laurie confronts a ghost from her past.

Directors: Ted Wass
Norm is Fat
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7.06
36 votes

#21 - Norm is Fat

Season 3 - Episode 19 - Aired 3/2/2001

When Shelley returns she sees that Norm is fat so he recounts the story that led to his vast weight gain.

Directors: Steve Zuckerman
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Norm vs. the Oldest Profession
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7.05
39 votes

#22 - Norm vs. the Oldest Profession

Season 2 - Episode 14 - Aired 1/19/2000

Norm's landlady decides to move in until Norm pays the three months rent he owes her. So to earn money he takes a job driving models, only they're not models but hookers. He quits when he finds out and becomes a male prostitute because it pays 2000$ an hour but Taylor intervenes and Norm quits.

Norm vs. the Boxer
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7.05
42 votes

#23 - Norm vs. the Boxer

Season 2 - Episode 11 - Aired 12/1/1999

Norm gets a kid off the streets and trains him to become a boxer but later finds out that he's no kid, he's 27.

Directors: Tommy Thompson
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Norm vs. Freud
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7.03
37 votes

#24 - Norm vs. Freud

Season 3 - Episode 12 - Aired 1/5/2001

Norm agrees to go to group therapy and discovers that the reason he has problems with Mr. Denby is because he has issues with his father. Danny and Artie invest in a weight loss gadget but then discover the horrible side effects.

Directors: Steve Zuckerman
Norm vs. The Wedding
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7.02
40 votes

#25 - Norm vs. The Wedding

Season 2 - Episode 17 - Aired 2/16/2000

Norm crashes Jenny's wedding because he doesn't want her to marry Fitz. He tells her he wants to marry her but he wants to wait until her mother dies. Her mother drugged Norm and locked him in a closet so he couldn't ruin the wedding but Norm kicked a hole through the door to free himself. Jenny told Fitz she didn't love him and she went back to Norm.

Directors: Gerry Cohen
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