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Sex Education 

TV-MA | | Comedy, Drama | TV Series (2019– )
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A teenage boy with a sex therapist mother teams up with a high school classmate to set up an underground sex therapy clinic at school.


Laurie Nunn
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3 wins & 20 nominations. See more awards »





Series cast summary:
Asa Butterfield ...  Otis Milburn 17 episodes, 2019-2021
Gillian Anderson ...  Jean Milburn 17 episodes, 2019-2021
Ncuti Gatwa ...  Eric Effiong 17 episodes, 2019-2021
Emma Mackey ...  Maeve Wiley 17 episodes, 2019-2021
Connor Swindells ...  Adam Groff 17 episodes, 2019-2021
Kedar Williams-Stirling ...  Jackson Marchetti 17 episodes, 2019-2021
Alistair Petrie ...  Michael Groff 17 episodes, 2019-2021
Aimee Lou Wood ...  Aimee Gibbs 17 episodes, 2019-2021
Tanya Reynolds ...  Lily Iglehart 15 episodes, 2019-2021
Patricia Allison ...  Ola Nyman 14 episodes, 2019-2021
Jim Howick ...  Colin Hendricks / ... 13 episodes, 2019-2020
Mimi Keene ...  Ruby Matthews / ... 12 episodes, 2019-2020
Mikael Persbrandt ...  Jakob Nyman 12 episodes, 2019-2021
Rakhee Thakrar ...  Emily Sands 11 episodes, 2019-2020
Simone Ashley ...  Olivia 11 episodes, 2019-2020
Chaneil Kular ...  Anwar 10 episodes, 2019-2020
Chris Jenks ...  Steve Morley 10 episodes, 2019-2020
Hannah Waddingham ...  Sofia Marchetti 10 episodes, 2019-2020
Samantha Spiro ...  Maureen Groff / ... 9 episodes, 2019-2020
Sami Outalbali ...  Rahim 8 episodes, 2020
George Robinson ...  Isaac / ... 8 episodes, 2020-2021
Chinenye Ezeudu ...  Viv Odesanya 8 episodes, 2020
Sharon Duncan-Brewster ...  Roz Marchetti 8 episodes, 2019-2020
Anne-Marie Duff ...  Erin Wiley 7 episodes, 2020
Lisa Palfrey ...  Cynthia 7 episodes, 2019-2020

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"Socially awkward high school student Otis may not have much experience in the lovemaking department, but he gets good guidance on the topic in his personal sex ed course -- living with mom Jean, who is a sex therapist. Being surrounded by manuals, videos and tediously open conversations about sex, Otis has become a reluctant expert on the subject. When his classmates learn about his home life, Otis decides to use his insider knowledge to improve his status at school, so he teams with whip-smart bad girl Maeve to set up an underground sex therapy clinic to deal with their classmates' problems. But through his analysis of teenage sexuality, Otis realizes that he may need some therapy of his own. Written by krmanirethnam

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It's more art than science See more »


Comedy | Drama


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Did You Know?


In episode 4, the poster hanging on the wall in the bedroom is for "All Good Things" a rock band from California. See more »


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Fantastic All Around!
18 January 2019 | by cpbigalkeSee all my reviews

I am so surprised by this show! I'm a 38 year old dude who wouldn't even really consider watching a show like this. I just randomly clicked it because I was bored before going to bed. I typically watch documentaries and shows in the style of The Wire or Game of Thrones. Everything about this show is great! The vibrant acting, the story narrative, the gorgeous cinematography, the absolutely stunning location (Penarth, South Wales), the great characters, the relationships between characters, and Gillian Anderson! I'm also not a fan of sex being portrayed in films and tv because it's usually cringe-worthy, but this is fun and educational. It's like a coming of age film that's really fun but deals with important and complex subjects. I don't typically get hooked on shows but you got me Netflix! Cheers! Well done.

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Release Date:

11 January 2019 (USA) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital | Dolby Atmos


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Aspect Ratio:

2.00 : 1
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