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An unpopular 15 year old gains immediate, yet unwanted, popularity at her high school when the student body mistakes an accident she has for a suicide attempt.

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 Jenna Hamilton (89 episodes, 2011-2016)
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 Matty McKibben (89 episodes, 2011-2016)
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 Tamara / ... (89 episodes, 2011-2016)
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 Jake Rosati (89 episodes, 2011-2016)
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 Sadie Saxton (89 episodes, 2011-2016)
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 Lacey Hamilton (83 episodes, 2011-2016)
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 Valerie Marks (73 episodes, 2011-2016)
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 Lissa / ... (65 episodes, 2011-2016)
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 Kevin Hamilton (55 episodes, 2011-2016)
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 Ming Huang (36 episodes, 2011-2016)
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"Awkward" is about the specific incidents in our formative years that define us -sometimes for the best and sometimes for the worst. The show centers around fifteen-year-old Jenna Hamilton, who, like many, feels invisible to her peers and desperately wants to find her place--which is hard to do in a day and age where fitting in means standing out. Unfortunately, Jenna's visibility comes on the heels of an accident that gives her a not-so-fun stigma. And while the stigma of her accident could be the curse of her life, Jenna's determined to make it her life's blessing. Written by Lauren Iungerich

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The show's creator Lauren Iungerich researches the show by going back to her old high school. She says, "every year I go to my old high school and I talk to teenagers about their lives and the things are going through to stay engaged and to stay true to our show and ensuring that we are hitting the right notes". See more »

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Great Show
20 August 2011 | by (Lancaster) – See all my reviews

I love this show and these kind of shows are under valued and always seem to be taken off the air before people can form a proper opinion about them. I really hope they don't do that with this show because it is probably one of the only decent shows on TV at the moment, everything that shows some form of promise seems to be thrown out for more and more idiotic reality TV shows that show no more reality than a pig on skates.

This TV show actually shows the problems that can happen to teenagers nowadays instead of dramatizing unlikely events for the sake of ratings.

I highly recommend 'Awkward', definitely shouldn't be missed.

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