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August 2, 2013 12:33 PM

Actors use YouTube to prepare for roles

Cop shows and medical dramas have always called upon the services of lawyers and physicians to ensure that television represents their professions with at least a semblance of accuracy. As Alyssa Rosenberg noted on Think Progress recently, technical advisers are also helping actors to provide credible portrayals of autism (“Parenthood”) and paraplegia (NBC’s “Ironside” reboot).

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