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The End of the F***ing World 

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James is 17 and is pretty sure he is a psychopath. Alyssa, also 17, is the cool and moody new girl at school. The pair make a connection and she persuades him to embark on a road trip in search of her real father.
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2019   2017  
Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 4 wins & 8 nominations. See more awards »

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Series cast summary:
Jessica Barden ...  Alyssa 16 episodes, 2017-2019
Alex Lawther ...  James 16 episodes, 2017-2019
Steve Oram ...  Phil 11 episodes, 2017-2019
Christine Bottomley ...  Gwen 10 episodes, 2017-2019
Naomi Ackie ...  Bonnie 7 episodes, 2019
Jonathan Aris ...  Professor Clive Koch 10 episodes, 2017-2019
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Based on the award-winning series of comic books by Charles Forsman, The End of the F***ing World invites viewers into the dark and confusing lives of teen outsiders James and Alyssa as they embark on a road trip to find Alyssa's father, who left home when she was a child. Written by ahmetkozan

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Though they play 17 year olds on the show, stars Jessica Barden and Alex Lawther are actually 25 and 22 years of age respectively. See more »

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Couldn't stop watching
27 October 2017 | by beadybrentSee all my reviews

I've just watched the whole series in one go and I wish there were more episodes. The writing is fabulous - witty but naive, cruel but touching.

As for the cast, there was not a single weak link, though the highest praise must go to Jessica Barden (Alyssa) and Alex Lawther (James) for perfectly balanced performances constantly moving between vulnerability and adult cynicism. If these two are not nominated for awards there is no justice.

As a show it certainly pushed a boundary or two but hopefully the title will deter those who will not appreciate this. Funny, shocking, poignant, gross and brutally honest - every aspect done with skill, style and credibility. Perfect TV.


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