Awkward. (2011– )

TV Series  -   -  Comedy | Drama | Romance
7.8
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 7.8/10 from 27,633 users  
Reviews: 28 user | 19 critic

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.

Creator:

Watch Trailer
0Check in
0Share...

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 31 titles
created 05 Jan 2012
 
a list of 39 titles
created 26 Aug 2012
 
a list of 40 titles
created 11 months ago
 
a list of 28 titles
created 8 months ago
 
a list of 35 titles
created 2 weeks ago
 

Related Items

Search for "Awkward." on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Awkward. (2011– )

Awkward. (2011– ) on IMDb 7.8/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Awkward..

User Polls

Season:

4 | 3 | 2 | 1

Year:

2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011
2 wins & 6 nominations. See more awards »

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Suburgatory (2011–2014)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

A teenage girl moves from the city to the suburbs.

Stars: Jeremy Sisto, Jane Levy, Carly Chaikin
Bunheads (TV Series 2012)
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

Michelle, a Las Vegas showgirl marries a man on a whim and moves to his sleepy coastal town where she winds up working alongside her new mother-in-law at her dance school.

Stars: Sutton Foster, Kaitlyn Jenkins, Julia Goldani Telles
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

Chloe is a New York party girl with the morals of a pirate who bullies and causes trouble for her naive small town roommate June.

Stars: Krysten Ritter, Dreama Walker, Michael Blaiklock
New Girl (TV Series 2011)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

After a bad break-up, Jess, an offbeat young woman, moves into an apartment loft with three single men. Although they find her behavior very unusual, the men support her - most of the time.

Stars: Jake Johnson, Max Greenfield, Hannah Simone
2 Broke Girls (TV Series 2011)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

Two young women waitressing at a greasy spoon diner strike up an unlikely friendship in the hopes of launching a successful business - if only they can raise the cash.

Stars: Kat Dennings, Beth Behrs, Garrett Morris
Baby Daddy (TV Series 2012)
Comedy | Drama | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

A 20-something bachelor bartender becomes an unlikely parent when an ex-girlfriend leaves a baby girl on his doorstep.

Stars: Jean-Luc Bilodeau, Tahj Mowry, Derek Theler
The Mindy Project (TV Series 2012)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

A young Ob/Gyn doctor balances her personal and professional life, surrounded by quirky co-workers in a small office.

Stars: Chris Messina, Mindy Kaling, Ed Weeks
Brooklyn Nine-Nine (TV Series 2013)
Comedy | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  

Jake Peralta, an immature but talented NYPD detective in Brooklyn's 99th Precinct, comes into immediate conflict with his new commanding officer, the serious and stern Captain Ray Holt.

Stars: Andy Samberg, Stephanie Beatriz, Terry Crews
Go On (2012–2013)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

An irreverent yet charming sportscaster who, after a loss, finds solace from members of his mandatory group therapy sessions.

Stars: Matthew Perry, Laura Benanti, Julie White
Girls (TV Series 2012)
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

A comedy about the experiences of a group of girls in their early 20s.

Stars: Lena Dunham, Allison Williams, Jemima Kirke
House of Lies (TV Series 2012)
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

A subversive, scathing look at a self-loathing management consultant from a top-tier firm. Marty, a highly successful, cutthroat consultant is never above using any means (or anyone) necessary to get his clients the information they want.

Stars: Don Cheadle, Kristen Bell, Ben Schwartz
Trophy Wife (2013–2014)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

A reformed party girl finds herself an insta-family after falling in love with a man with 3 manipulative children and two judgmental ex-wives.

Stars: Malin Akerman, Bradley Whitford, Michaela Watkins
Edit

Cast

Series cast summary:
...
 Jenna Hamilton (63 episodes, 2011-2014)
...
 Matty McKibben (63 episodes, 2011-2014)
...
 Tamara (63 episodes, 2011-2014)
...
 Jake Rosati (63 episodes, 2011-2014)
...
 Sadie Saxton (63 episodes, 2011-2014)
...
 Lacey Hamilton (60 episodes, 2011-2014)
...
 Valerie Marks (59 episodes, 2011-2014)
...
 Lissa (41 episodes, 2011-2014)
...
 Kevin Hamilton (40 episodes, 2011-2014)
...
 Ming Huang (36 episodes, 2011-2014)
Edit

Storyline

"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

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Comedy | Drama | Romance

Certificate:

See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

19 July 2011 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Awkward  »

Filming Locations:


Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

The high school on the show is called "Palos Hills High School" (Home of the Titans, colors are blue/gold). Until 1991, there were 3 high schools in Palos Verdes - Miraleste High School (Home of the Marauders, colors were maroon/gold), Palos Verdes High School (Home of the Sea Kings, colors were black/red) and Rolling Hills High School (Home of the Titans, colors were blue/gold). Due to district closures, the 3 high schools were consolidated into one high school, located on the Rolling Hills High School campus. The new school was renamed Palos Verdes Peninsula High School (home of the Panthers, colors are black/gold). In 2002, climbing enrollments and overcrowding at Palos Verdes Peninsula High School led the district to reopen Palos Verdes High School. The show uses the mascot (Titans) and colors (Blue/Gold) of the former Rolling Hills High School. See more »

Connections

Referenced in The Middle: The Smell (2014) See more »

Soundtracks

Good Girl
(uncredited)
Performed by White Mystery
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Great show!
26 July 2012 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

OK, technically, I should be too old for this show. I'm at the point in my life when I should be over the shows about high school kids. And I am. Except for this show. I'm in my 20s (still a kid, I know, but certainly far removed from a sophomore in high school). This show is witty. It has me laughing out loud in every episode. I am usually patient about new episodes of my favorite shows. With this show, however, I yell at my TV with the episode ends. I wish it was an hour-long. I have never been more excited to hear about a show being renewed for another season. But I digress...

Jenna is quirky and smart. Yes, she's awkward, but in the most lovable of ways. She has impeccable taste in men, and I couldn't be more proud of the growth of her character in this show. I love watching ALL these characters grow. They are actually maturing, and I can't wait to see where the writers take them. Most of the characters are relatable. (We all knew "that girl" or "that guy" in high school). And they're lovable too. Or, you know, "love to hate"- every good show has one of those.

Anyway, give it a chance. It won't disappoint. Even if you're well past high school (like this quarter century old gal (plus or minus a few years...)).


23 of 24 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Anyone else frustrated? ThePrettyLittleLiar
Has the actress who plays Tamara gained some weight since last season? kushkandi
Am I the only one who wants Matty and Jenna together? ThePrettyLittleLiar
Who is the spanish guy? who works with Sadie? fateglavez
I hope Eva doesn't turn out to be Bells12
The finale coolatina101
Discuss Awkward. (2011) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page