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'Awkward': EW review

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Holly Stein

Awkward

type:
TV Show
Current Status:
In Season
seasons:
5
run date:
07/19/11
performer:
Ashley Rickards, Beau Mirchoff
broadcaster:
MTV
genre:
Comedy, Drama, Romance

We gave it an A-

Spring break is over in the world of Awkward, where Jenna (Ashley Rickards) & Co. are prepping to finish out their senior year by plotting plenty of pranks—and by attempting to figure out their lives. Jenna’s still hanging with her latest fling, a Marine named Brian (Cayden Boyd), while also trying to be a good friend to her currently off-again beau Matty (Beau Mirchoff). Spoiler: That’s harder than it looks. This season—the show’s fifth—is filled with just as much teen-centric drama as ever, but it’s all more urgent and more compelling thanks to the characters’ impending separation from one another. In T’s (Jillian Rose Reed) words? Its return is the bomb-dot-com. A–