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Gortimer Gibbon’s Life on Normal Street, Amazon’s New Live-Action Kids Show, Now Available

Gortimer Gibbon’s Life on Normal Street, Amazon’s New Live-Action Kids Show, Now Available

By Josh Wolford November 21, 2014

Amazon’s first live-action kids series aimed at older kids (those aged six to 11) is now available to stream – the first six episodes at least. Gortimer Gibbon’s Life on Normal Street, the project of first-time writer David Anaxogorias, launches …

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