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The Inbetweeners

  • 2008
  • Drama
  • Sitcom
  • 18


"The Inbetweeners" is a British sitcom following the growing pains of suburban teenager Will (Simon Bird) after he is forced to swap a private school for Rudge Park Comprehensive, following his parents' divorce. On his first day, he is immediately viewed as an outcast by his new schoolmates because he wears a blazer, clumpy shoes and carries a briefcase. Nevertheless, he somehow manages to befriend three other students: lovelorn Simon (Joe Thomas), potty-mouth Jay (James Buckley) and nice-but-dim Neil (Blake Harrison). The one thing that unites the quartet is its lack of success with the opposite sex, although Neil has his moments - though he's too unintelligent to realise it. At this difficult point in their lives they're social misfits - too young to drink, but too old not to try. As they wade through the murky waters of sixth form, they embark on a number of hilarious rites of passage: bunking off, their first clubbing experience, school trips, work experience and exams. Supporting characters include Greg Davies as Mr Gilbert, the head of sixth form, Emily Head as Simon's love interest Carli, and Emily Atack as Charlotte, the most popular girl in school. Created by Damon Beesley and Iain Morris, it premiered on E4 in 2008 and ran for three series. A hugely popular movie version was released in 2011 and a short-lived American version was made by MTV.

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Will McKenzieSimon Bird
Simon CooperJoe Thomas
Jay CartwrightJames Buckley
Neil SutherlandBlake Harrison


WriterDamon Beesley
WriterIain Morris


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