Awkward., Season 4, Episode 03: “Touched by an Angel”
Written by Jenna Lamia
Directed by Jay Karas
Airs Tuesdays at 10 Pm on MTV
Jenna’s forced silence in last week’s episode showed the importance of having someone who listens. This importance was driven home by the reveal of Matty’s adoption, and that his quietness had nothing to do with Jenna, as she had feared. The revelation emphasized to Jenna how self-centred her thinking had become. This week’s episode sees her try to willingly be there for others in need, including Matty, in an entertaining episode that highlights the difference in how Tamara and Jenna handle similar situations.
Jenna seeking self-respect while trying to expand her viewpoint to include others is an interesting conflict. Over the course of the show’s run, it has been clear that, while Jenna has kept herself as the centre of focus,