Awkward. (2011– )

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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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 Tamara (49 episodes, 2011-2014)
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 Jenna Hamilton (47 episodes, 2011-2014)
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 Matty McKibben (47 episodes, 2011-2014)
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 Lacey Hamilton (47 episodes, 2011-2014)
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 Jake Rosati (47 episodes, 2011-2014)
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 Sadie Saxton (47 episodes, 2011-2014)
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 Valerie Marks (47 episodes, 2011-2014)
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 Ming Huang (35 episodes, 2011-2014)
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 Kevin Hamilton (33 episodes, 2011-2014)
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 Lissa (32 episodes, 2011-2014)
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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
10 August 2011 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This show is amazing and while the writing may be a bit over the top, it addresses real life issues not only teens face, but adults as well with a great message. The lead, Ashley Rickards, brings a realism and unique style to the show that makes us all love Jenna and relate to her struggles.

The supporting actors all work great together. The two male leads balance each other well. Each bring depth to their characters and present Jenna with two very different alternatives (physical vs. intellectual attraction). We all are waiting to see if she recognizes this and if so, how will she deal with it.

The rest of the supporting staff, while over the top at times with their delivery and energy, do bring good humor and balance to the show and story line.

Each show ends with me wanting to know more. MTV has finally gotten it right. I LOVE it.


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