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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 Jenna Hamilton (64 episodes, 2011-2014)
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 Matty McKibben / ... (64 episodes, 2011-2014)
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 Tamara / ... (64 episodes, 2011-2014)
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 Jake Rosati (64 episodes, 2011-2014)
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 Sadie Saxton (63 episodes, 2011-2014)
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 Lacey Hamilton (61 episodes, 2011-2014)
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 Valerie Marks (59 episodes, 2011-2014)
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 Lissa (41 episodes, 2011-2014)
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 Kevin Hamilton (40 episodes, 2011-2014)
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 Ming Huang (36 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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Astonishingly Good Show
31 August 2011 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

This show really captured my interest right from the first episode. Since I have both a son and daughter (now grown), I thought the show did a great job of showing the entire convoluted ecosystem high school kids live in, and what it looks like from their perspective (clearly, often a complete minefield). The stories are clever, well written, and interesting, 3 things sadly lacking in about 95% of TV content today. The cast is great, from Jenna right to the evil cheerleader. I didn't really expect to find this kind of show anywhere, MTV was a true surprise, and I think a lot of people (no matter what age) will enjoy this, if they ever find it. Maybe a bit too spicy for younger kids, but very impressive for everyone else.


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