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Dr. Norman is a disgraced doctor and friend of Oscar Bluth
Actor: John Slattery — First Appearance: "Borderline Personalities" — Last Appearance: "Smashed"

Dr. Norman is a drug-addicted disgraced anesthesiologist who befriends Oscar Bluth in the southern Californian desert. He tries to give George some medical advice.

Character history[]

Season four[]

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Dr. Norman in "Double Crossers"

Dr. Norman, Heartfire, China Garden, and Oscar dine at the Balboa Club. George enters and joins them. They tell him about their land on the US/Mexico border and he offers to buy it. He stays on the land eating maca and practicing anesthesia on animals. ("Borderline Personalities") 

He stays on the land until G.O.B. arrives and his bees destroy the resort. He then tests George's testosterone level and gives him medical advice. On the night of Cinco de Cuatro Dr. Norman throws drugs into the bay and tells George that his testoerone levels are extremely low. ("Double Crossers")

Dr. Norman continues to throw the remains of his medical career into the bay and DeBrie finds some pills, takes them, and passes out in garbage. ("Smashed")


→ See 17 pictures of Dr. Norman at Images of Dr. Norman.


Season One
Season Two
Season Three
Season Four
"Borderline Personalities"
"Double Crossers"
Season Four Remix
"Three Half Men"
"Just Deserters"
"The Weak Become the Strong"
"Moving Pictures"
"Get On Up"
"Cinco de Cuatro II"
Season Five
"Family Leave" (Flashback)
"Self-Deportation" (Flashback)