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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 ... See full summary »
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Cast

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 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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Australia

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English

Release Date:

28 February 2013 (Australia) See more »

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

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16:9 HD
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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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An Excellent Show with a Great Cast
8 October 2014 | by kriswho24See all my reviews

Josh Thomas stars in the show that he created and writes. Each show is well directed and produced. It is a show with both awkward and relatable comedy that is realistic and natural. The best quality of the show is how honest and direct the character Josh is. The supporting cast are excellent, and the time share is well balanced.

It is good to see TV networks including progressive story lines rather than the old, tired gay story lines that cast characters as struggling, rejected, unhappy and depressed.

It's also refreshing to have a comedy that includes a sensible gay role model rather than reverting to the overtly flamboyant and eccentric overused stereotype.

The central character and type of comedy will probably split opinion. For those reasons, I would not criticise but rather appreciate it for what it tries to be, and in that respect, 10 out of 10 is well deserved.

If you haven't already, watch this show!


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