By Chris Willman
Updated March 30, 2007 at 04:00 AM EDT

Distracted

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”Is childhood a disorder now?” barks a protective dad in Lisa Loomer’s Distracted, wondering if his 9-year-old’s supposed ADD might have been diagnosed as mere moxie by prior generations. Pro-psychiatric-drug viewpoints are aired, but as for Loomer’s conclusion — let’s just say Tom Cruise will love Distracted. So might you; as polemics go, it’s heartfelt and divertingly waggish. Rita Wilson’s warmth grounds the show; if her Ritalin-doubting mom can be a bit smug, she does prompt Bronson Pinchot’s shrink to break the fourth wall with several seriously funny tantrums.

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