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The Inbetweeners 

TV-14 | | Comedy | TV Series (2008–2010)
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Follows four friends and their antics during their final years of school.
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2010   2009   2008  
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Series cast summary:
Simon Bird ...  Will 18 episodes, 2008-2010
James Buckley ...  Jay 18 episodes, 2008-2010
Blake Harrison ...  Neil 18 episodes, 2008-2010
Joe Thomas ...  Simon 18 episodes, 2008-2010
Greg Davies ...  Mr. Gilbert 13 episodes, 2008-2010
Emily Head ...  Carli / ... 10 episodes, 2008-2010
Martin Trenaman ...  Mr. Cooper / ... 10 episodes, 2008-2010
Belinda Stewart-Wilson ...  Polly McKenzie / ... 10 episodes, 2008-2010
Robin Weaver Robin Weaver ...  Pamela Cooper / ... 9 episodes, 2008-2010
Henry Lloyd-Hughes ...  Mark Donovan 9 episodes, 2008-2010
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The exploits of four friends, who are socially only marginally above what one of them calls "the freaks", are presented as they grow from their late teen years into adults and as they go on their quest, usually unsuccessfully, for such grown up things as beer and sex. Simon Cooper, Jay Cartwright and Neil Sutherland have been friends for some time. Insecure Simon's main quest in life is to get long time friend, Carli D'Amato, to be his girlfriend. Jay is the big talker whose stories, especially about his sexual conquests, are more fantasy than reality. And slightly dim-witted Neil is generally two steps behind everyone else in comprehension of life, and who is always defending his father from beliefs that he's a closet homosexual. Into the group comes its fourth member, Will McKenzie, who met them when he transferred into their school, Rudge Park Comprehensive, at the start of sixth form, as Will's newly divorced mum could no longer afford his private school tuition. Nerdish and ... Written by Huggo

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Comedy

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Trivia

In the "Thorpe Park" episode, Neil is naked under the Mr. Monkey costume. In reality, he'd be legally required to wear clothes (usually lycras) underneath the costume. See more »

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The registration plates on the front and back of Simon's car are different throughout all episodes where the car is seen. See more »

Alternate Versions

The version aired in the USA censors "f*ck", giving it a TV-14. See more »

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The best TV comedy for 2008!
20 October 2008 | by russellcarvellSee all my reviews

The story revolves around Will, a 6th year student who changes school, and tries to 'fit in' with a bunch of equally geeky types. This series made me laugh out loud several times per episode, which is a rare thing for me. It recaptures all the embarrassing awkwardness of late-teen school, where boys are just preoccupied with self-image, and getting laid. This series is very cleverly written, with lots of painful observations, and excellent characters, brilliantly played. I gave it ten out of ten, as nothing has come close to beating it this year. I would've given it 11, it's THAT good. We eagerly await a second series, and it can't come quick enough.


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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

25 January 2010 (USA) See more »

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Runtime:

(12 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Stereo

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Color

Aspect Ratio:

16:9
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