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TV REVIEW: Never Have I Ever - ★★★★★

Available on Netflix

Created by: Mindy Kaling, Lang Fisher

Stars: Maitreyi Ramakrishnan, Poorna Jagannathan, Darren Barnet, John McEnroe, Jaren Lewison, Lee Rodriguez, Richa Moorjani.

No. of Seasons: 3

No. of Episodes: 30

Genre: Comedy, Drama

Themes: Teenager, Coming-of-Age, Indian American

The complicated life of a modern-day first generation Indian American teenage girl, inspired by Mindy Kaling's own childhood.

The series received generally favorable reviews.

The series has been described as a watershed moment for South Asian representation in Hollywood and has been praised for breaking South Asian stereotypes



Jasmine (Age 14) - ★★★★★

"Never have I ever followed adolescent Devi who is trying to cope with the loss of her father and her new found crush. The show works as a fantastically funny comedy about teen life filled with friendship, love and heartbreak."

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Like this? Try these!....

  1. Juno (2007) - #4 - ★★★★★

  2. Knives Out (2019) - #49 - ★★★★★

  3. Inside Out (2010) - #148 - ★★★★

  4. The Truman Show (1998) - #224 - ★★★★

  5. That '70s Show (1998 TV) - #27 - ★★★

  6. Up (2009) - #475 - ★★★

  7. Dead Poets Society (1989) - #501 - ★★★

  8. The Mindy Project (2012 TV) - n/a

  9. 10 Things I Hate About You (1999) - n/a

For some quirky teens and coming-of-age comedies check out the following comedy dramas: Juno, Knives Out, That 70s Show, Dead Poets Society and 10 Things I Hate About You. Creator of the show Mindy Kaling pops up in Pixar's coming-of-age animation, Inside Out and her previous series The Mindy Project. Meanwhile for quirky friendships check out The Truman Show and Up.

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