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.

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Laurie Nunn
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The talking cure may be failing Otis and Jean as they sort out their issues. A wary Maeve makes the finals. Sexy Shakespeare never goes out of style.


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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
Aimee Lou Wood ...  Aimee Gibbs 17 episodes, 2019-2021
Alistair Petrie ...  Michael Groff 16 episodes, 2019-2021
Tanya Reynolds ...  Lily Iglehart 15 episodes, 2019-2021
Chinenye Ezeudu ...  Viv Odesanya 14 episodes, 2020-2021
Patricia Allison ...  Ola Nyman 14 episodes, 2019-2021
Jim Howick ...  Colin Hendricks / ... 13 episodes, 2019-2020
Mimi Keene ...  Ruby Matthews / ... 11 episodes, 2019-2020
Mikael Persbrandt ...  Jakob Nyman 12 episodes, 2019-2021
Chaneil Kular ...  Anwar 11 episodes, 2019-2020
Rakhee Thakrar ...  Emily Sands 11 episodes, 2019-2020
Samantha Spiro ...  Maureen Groff / ... 11 episodes, 2019-2020
Simone Ashley ...  Olivia 10 episodes, 2019-2020
Chris Jenks Chris Jenks ...  Steve Morley 10 episodes, 2019-2020
Hannah Waddingham ...  Sofia Marchetti 10 episodes, 2019-2020
Sami Outalbali ...  Rahim 8 episodes, 2020
Lisa Palfrey ...  Cynthia 8 episodes, 2019-2020
George Robinson ...  Isaac / ... 8 episodes, 2020-2021
Sharon Duncan-Brewster ...  Roz Marchetti 7 episodes, 2019-2020
Anne-Marie Duff ...  Erin Wiley 7 episodes, 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 sixth form, not high school.
11 January 2019 | by HeadbladeSee all my reviews

Just thought I'd write this after reading some early comments. These are meant to be 16-18 year olds in sixth form college. I can't speak for all seperate sixth-form colleges, but the one I attended did not have a uniform, was based in an old mansion and yes even in the UK we'd occasionally throw an American Football around. Just because it's not the expected experience doesn't mean it doesn't occur.

It may feel alien to most, but the environment felt very nostalgic to myself. Now the storyline premise, that's a whole different story!

As for the plot, at least it's original and two episodes in it hasn't disappointed.


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