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Created by: Maya Erskine, Anna Konkle, Sam Zvibleman

Cast: Maya Erskine, Anna Konkle, Mutsuko Erskine, Richard Karn, Taylor Nichols, Melora Walters, Taj Cross, Dallas Liu

Being a teenage girl isn’t easy. And, back in the days of the original TRL and dial-up internet, things were even harder. In PEN15, 30-somethings Ana Konkle and Maya Erskine play fictionalized versions of their 13-year-old selves, best friends Ana Kone and Maya Ishii-Peters. Trough the eyes of these two middle-school outcasts, the show offers us an earnest, unapologetically funny, and sometimes painfully uncomfortable portrayal of early adolescence. Surrounded by actual kids who play their friends, siblings, and classmates, Konkle and Erskine disappear into the skins of Ana and Maya, to a point in which it becomes hard to see them as anything but actual middle-schoolers. After the illusion takes hold, PEN15 sores to heights never before seen in the history of teen shows. The series’ second and final season is sure to bring you to tears just as quickly as it can make you laugh. The supporting cast is also worthy of praise, particularly Mutsuko Erskine, Erskine’s real life mother, who plays Maya’s mom, Yuki, a no-nonsense Japanese immigrant to which the show devotes an entire episode that is by far the most beautiful 30 minutes of television of 2021. – Elisa Guimarães

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