Created and written by Pedrad, Chad is a single-camera Middle Eastern family comedy that follows a 14-year-old Persian boy (Pedrad) during high school as he desperately tries to fit in, cope with his mother’s dating life and reconcile his cultural identity.
Homayoon portrays Naz, Chad’s mother, an attractive, overwhelmed but loving mother of two who is just now venturing out into the dating world after her divorce — a situation that her son is finding difficult to accept. She steps up to soothe and reassure Chad after he has an unsettling encounter with an older girl from his school.
Chahidi plays Hamid, a gentle, offbeat character. He is a