Skins: Season 4, Episode 6

JJ (4 Mar. 2010)

TV Episode  -   -  Comedy | Drama
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JJ falls for Lara,who works in the sweet shop with him, but on visiting her flat,discovers that she is a single parent with a baby, Albert. JJ's family disapprove of Lara as being a tart ... See full summary »

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Ollie Barbieri ...
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JJ falls for Lara,who works in the sweet shop with him, but on visiting her flat,discovers that she is a single parent with a baby, Albert. JJ's family disapprove of Lara as being a tart and Emily tells him she thinks Lara is using him to get back at her violent ex-boyfriend Liam. JJ gets into a fight with Liam,who tells him that he loves his child and gives JJ his blessing if he will care for Lara. JJ then gets back together with Lara and serenades her on the ukelele. Written by don @ minifie-1

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A Breath of Fresh Air
8 June 2013 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

Well; the last episode was a bit dark, wasn't it? The Effy/Freddie drama continued, reaching a climatic peak. This episode (some would say thankfully) takes a side-step away from the high-stakes drama to focus on something more relatable to everyone. JJ (played brilliantly by Ollie Barbieri), despite what people say, is just an ordinary guy, trying to win over a girl. And even though he does it in his own unique style, this is why we love him.

From the moment he turns up in his Lyle & Scott cardigan and Fenchurch bow-tie, we get the understanding that he is dressed to impressed; and while at first he tries too hard, his natural charm wins Lara over.

This episode isn't without its own drama; JJ, Cook, and JJ's family all contribute in making chaos, not to mention Lara's violent ex-boyfriend Liam. But in a scene which should make anyone smile, and show that Skins isn't all drama, JJ wins back Lara with a ukulele performance of Spandau Ballet's "True".

Above all, this episode shows the true (see what I did there...) magic of Skins, and is a delightful breath of fresh air from the heavier aspects of series four.


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