El Deafo

El Deafo

“El Deafo” follows insightful young Cece (voiced by Lexi Finigan, who is also deaf) as she loses her hearing and finds her inner superhero. Going to school and making new friends can be tough. Having to do both while wearing a bulky hearing aid on your chest? That takes superpowers! With a little help from her superhero alter ego, El Deafo, Cece learns to embrace what makes her extraordinary.

Release date

January 7, 2022

Production Companies

Lighthouse Studios

Cast & Crew

Cece Bell, Lexi Finigan, Pamela Adlon, Jane Lynch

Directors: Gilly Fogg

Executive Producers: Will McRobb, Cece Bell, Claire Finn

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Everybody Sounds So Weird

After a sudden illness leaves Cece with hearing loss, her powerful new hearing aid inspires the creation of a superhero alter ego.

Premiere Date: January 7, 2022


Sidekick Wanted

Cece finds a true friend in the bubbly and boisterous Martha, but an innocent mishap could break their amazing bond for good.

Premiere Date: January 7, 2022


I Am El Deafo

Cece’s friendship with Martha isn’t the only thing that needs repairing after gym teacher Mr. Potts accidentally breaks Cece’s Phonic Ear.

Premiere Date: January 7, 2022