Please Like Me (2013–2016)
Josh is struggling after his mother's suicide. Tom and Ella decide to move out and are looking for a new apartment.


Josh Thomas




Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Josh Thomas ... Josh
David Roberts ... Dad
Renee Lim ... Mae
Emily Barclay ... Ella
Hannah Gadsby ... Hannah
Caitlin Stasey ... Claire
Thomas Ward ... Tom
Deborah Mailman ... Siobhan
Freya Stafford ... Kyah
Seth Drury Seth Drury ... Jason
Ruth Roberts Ruth Roberts ... Auctioneer
Chris McKearney Chris McKearney ... Auctioneer
Rowan Howard Rowan Howard ... Real Estate Agent
Nina Falcone-Pickett Nina Falcone-Pickett ... Baby Grace
Kailen Sutika Kailen Sutika ... Toddler Grace


Josh and those to who he is close are all adjusting logistically and emotionally with Rose's passing. Despite Josh dealing with his own grief, Mae asks him to speak to his father, who Mae believes is internalizing his own feelings, as she has not seen any outward expressions of grief from him. Although Tom and Ella have now long talked about moving out of the house into their own place, they as individuals are having mixed feelings as Tom seems to be progressing more on the issue now than he had before Rose's death, while Ella does not want to abandon Josh in his own time of grief. The one person who does not seem to be around either to help him grieve or show support in any other way is Claire, which irks Josh as one of his closest friends. Josh is dealing with the sale of his mother's house, which he has to decide if to proceed as emotionally it feels like losing his mother all over again. The house may be the biggest but is only one of many triggers which will send Josh into a ... Written by Huggo

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Comedy | Drama | Romance







Release Date:

14 December 2016 (Australia) See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA

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Siobhan: So what do you imagine were the reasons she had for choosing to end her life?
Josh: I don't know. I googled: "Why did Mum kill herself?" but it just told me why other mums killed themselves. And now, whenever I go on the internet, Google Ads keeps trying to sell me a new mum.
Siobhan: [laughs]
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References The Lion King (1994) See more »


Sunshine, Lollipops, and Rainbows
Written by Marvin Hamlisch and Howard Liebling (as H. Liebling)
(BMG Chrysalis/Mushroom Music)
Performed by Lesley Gore
[Josh plays the song while making fresh pasta, the song to drown out the noise of the neighbors]
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