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PEN15 

TV-MA | | Comedy | TV Series (2019– )
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The comedic story of middle school seen through the eyes of two 7th grade girls dealing with the awkwardness of being a teenager.
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Friday, February 8

It's the night of the first school dance but Anna and Maya are in bad terms. They'll have to navigate this unfamiliar terrain set to billboard hits, by themselves.


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Series cast summary:
Maya Erskine ...  Maya Ishii-Peters 10 episodes, 2019
Anna Konkle ...  Anna Kone 10 episodes, 2019
Mutsuko Erskine Mutsuko Erskine ...  Yuki Ishii-Peters 9 episodes, 2019
Melora Walters ...  Kathy Kone 9 episodes, 2019
Dylan Gage ...  Gabe 9 episodes, 2019
Taylor Nichols ...  Curtis Kone 8 episodes, 2019
Taj Cross ...  Sam 8 episodes, 2019
Anna Pniowsky ...  Heather 7 episodes, 2019
Ceanna Kilpatrick ...  Popular Girl 7 episodes, 2019
Sami Rappoport ...  Becca 6 episodes, 2019
Brady Allen ...  Brendan 5 episodes, 2019
Dallas Liu ...  Shuji Ishii-Peters 5 episodes, 2019
Tony Espinosa ...  Jafeer 5 episodes, 2019
Ivan Mallon ...  Ian 5 episodes, 2019
Hannah Mae ...  Connie M / ... 5 episodes, 2019
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The comedic story of middle school seen through the eyes of two 7th grade girls dealing with the awkwardness of being a teenager.

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

8 February 2019 (USA) See more »

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PEN15 See more »

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Trivia

Throughout the first season you can see a poster of 90's heartthrob Jonathan Taylor Thomas on Anna's bedroom door. Richard Karn, who plays Maya's father, starred in the sitcom 'Home Improvement' with Jonathan Taylor Thomas. See more »

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Referenced in Veronica Mars: Chino and the Man (2019) See more »

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Funny and nostalgic! Get over the age difference!
9 February 2019 | by weirdedoutSee all my reviews

A wonderful exploration of going through the most awkward years of your life in the 2000s. It's SO nostalgic as anyone who grew up in that era experienced these exact things! AIM episode on point. Now, to address the big issue people have, the fact that 30-year-olds are playing 13 year-olds. Get over it. Have you watched Wet Hot American Summer on Netflix? It's the same deal. And yes, I get that it can be weird to think of them pretending to have these relationships with these teenagers, BUT hear me out. 1, they have body doubles for anything necessary because obviously. 2, would you feel MORE comfortable watching an ACTUAL 13-year-old girl discovering masturbation or shaking her bare ass sexually in a thong in the mirror? HELL NO. You would be disgusted. It's far more inappropriate than their approach. So take a seat, and enjoy the nostalgia of awkward teen years, especially if you went to middle school in the early 2000s. It's a hilarious and wonderful period piece.


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