German sitcom centered around teenage girl Alex (Wolke Hegenbarth), who stoically observes the world around her, where her parents refuse to grow up, and her brother Sebastian and friend ...
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German sitcom centered around teenage girl Alex (Wolke Hegenbarth), who stoically observes the world around her, where her parents refuse to grow up, and her brother Sebastian and friend Claudia constantly try to drive her mad. She pays them back by delivering her acerbic, sarcastic comments. Written by
This sitcom, centered around teenage girl Alex (Wolke Hegenbarth), her friends, family and her problems with growing up, is a small gem amidst Germany's Friday evening comedies.
A little bit like a live action (and more family-friendly) version of _Daria_, the series captures the "teen spirit" very nicely without reducing kids to little idiots or presenting them as simply smaller adults. Whether Alex follows her parents' vain attempts to re-capture the spirit of _their_ youth, whether she's pestered by her younger brother Sebastian, or watches the antics of her clueless friend Claudia -- while the stories are not the most original, the presentation of the characters is both believable and amiable.
Wolke does a wonderful job in portraying the clever and stoic Alex, who sees the world of the grown-ups unfold around her, and she delivers all her razor-sharp one-liners and diary observations with great style... I wish I had a daughter like that!
Right now they've started broadcasting the second season... I love it!
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