Parents' Guide to

Please Like Me

By Melissa Camacho, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 15+

Aussie show tackles tough issues with humor.

TV Pivot Comedy 2014
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The series, which is written by star Josh Thomas, successfully balances serious themes such as mental illness and suicide with the main character's intelligent and ironic humor. Issues faced by gay young people, including coming out to one's parents, are addressed with both humor and compassion.

The vulnerability and confusion that comes with dealing with these topics are expressed in ways that are both sweetly awkward and painfully honest. Viewers will enjoy watching Josh experience some growing-up challenges, some LGBTQ-specific and others universal. But it's Thomas' unique brand of comedy that just makes Please Like Me fun to watch.

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