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Please Like Me 

Twenty something Josh is going through a number of big changes as he navigates his first decade of adulthood. After being dumped by his girlfriend, he comes to the realization that he is gay.
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4   3   2   1  
2016   2015   2014   2013  
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Series cast summary:
Josh Thomas ...  Josh 32 episodes, 2013-2016
Thomas Ward ...  Tom 30 episodes, 2013-2016
John John ...  John the Dog 30 episodes, 2013-2016
Debra Lawrance ...  Mum 29 episodes, 2013-2016
David Roberts ...  Dad 27 episodes, 2013-2016
Renee Lim ...  Mae 22 episodes, 2013-2016
Hannah Gadsby ...  Hannah 22 episodes, 2014-2016
Keegan Joyce ...  Arnold 22 episodes, 2014-2016
Caitlin Stasey ...  Claire 21 episodes, 2013-2016
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After breaking up with his girlfriend, Josh comes to the realization that he is homosexual. With the support of his now ex girlfriend Claire, and his best friend and house mate Tom, Josh must help his mother with her battle with depression and the rest of his family embrace his new found orientation. All of this becomes a little more complicated when he explores his sexuality with a young and handsome Geoffrey. Written by Amber

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Comedy | Drama | Romance

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The beginning theme song, which is playfully written into a unique story-telling intro each episode, is "I'll Be Fine" by The Bangin' Rackettes. See more »

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Gets MUCH better as it goes along
19 November 2015 | by kelly-vennerSee all my reviews

I had no expectations of this show whatsoever and pretty much watched it randomly.. I was pleasantly surprised. I've scored it an 8 based on the 2nd and 3rd season of the show, though I would rate the first season lower, probably a 6, as it takes a while to understand, and like the characters.

Josh, the main character is a recently out gay guy living with his best friend and various others over time. Each one of the main characters is quite complex, yet surprisingly relatable.

While on the surface the show is very whimsical and comical, they have tackled some really difficult issues, such as depression and suicide in an incredible manner - the later episodes are particularly moving.

I think the jokes only gain in strength as it goes along too, while at first I found it a little stilted, many of the episodes have made me laugh out loud.

There are sex scenes, nothing too intimate shown but obviously if you're not cool with gay romance - this is not for you.

Overall, would recommend - could see myself watching this again.


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Australia

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English

Release Date:

28 February 2013 (Australia) See more »

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Filming Locations:

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

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