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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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As of Season 5, Ashley Rickards, Beau Mirchoff, Jillian Rose Reed, & Brett Davern have appeared in every episode. See more »

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It's fantastic, very funny and not a fake teenage drama!
14 September 2011 | by (Liverpool) – See all my reviews

Not the typical, American teenagers lives are perfect show and there's no singing or dancing after every drama.

Awkward shows how life can be brutal for kids in school and there there are a lot of bitches about, everybody can relate to something in there one way or another, but does also address some serious issues like weight and depression. Just a funny and honest show, with a big personality that everyone whatever sex you are can enjoy can enjoy. :')

Plus the episodes aren't enormous so you won't get sick of it by the time next weeks episode is released, you'll be looking forward to your snippet of class teen comedy.

Would highly recommend. 10/10 hilarious.


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