Set in 1996 in Lincolnshire, the show tells the tragic and humorous story of a very troubled young girl, Rae, who spent four months in a psychiatric hospital for attempted suicide. After ... See full summary »
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 Chloe Gemell / ... (16 episodes, 2013-2015)
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 Izzy (16 episodes, 2013-2015)
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 Archie (16 episodes, 2013-2015)
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 Rachel 'Rae' Earl / ... (16 episodes, 2013-2015)
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 Dr. Kester Gill (16 episodes, 2013-2015)
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 Linda Earl / ... (16 episodes, 2013-2015)
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 Finn Nelson / ... (16 episodes, 2013-2015)
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 Arnold 'Chop' Peters / ... (16 episodes, 2013-2015)
Bamshad Abedi-Amin ...
 Karim Bouchtat / ... (15 episodes, 2013-2015)
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 Danny Two Hats (15 episodes, 2013-2015)
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 Liam / ... (8 episodes, 2014-2015)
Sophie Wright ...
 Tix (8 episodes, 2013-2015)
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Set in 1996 in Lincolnshire, the show tells the tragic and humorous story of a very troubled young girl, Rae, who spent four months in a psychiatric hospital for attempted suicide. After finally leaving the hospital, Rae reconnects with her best friend Chloe and her group, all who are unaware of Rae's mental health and body image problems and her four month stay in the hospital.

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14 January 2013 (UK)  »

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Journal d'une ado hors norme  »

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The character of Finn is made up, and not taken from the actual diaries Rae Earl wrote. See more »

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Rae: I am a body dysmorphic without the dysmorphic. I am a bulimic without the sick. I am fat.
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Love this show!
1 January 2015 | by (usa) – See all my reviews

MMFD is honestly one of the most amazing shows I've watched in the last year. This is the type of television show that needs to be broadcast in America and I wish that it would get picked up here. So many teens/young women like myself will find it incredibly releasable (sometimes in ways that we might not want to admit) and super poignant and funny too. The show reminds me a bit of Skins, with it's portrayal of real life. But really, I just want to make everyone watch this show because of how raw and wonderful it is. The characters are charming but troubled in the ways that teenagers can be troubled, the fantasy sequences are perfection, and the romance is adorable and so sweet. It's addictive!


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