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Please Like Me is an Australian television comedy drama series created by and starring Josh Thomas. Thomas also serves as a writer for most episodes. The series premiered on 28 February 2013 on ABC2 in Australia. The show explores realistic issues with humorous tones; the executive producer Todd Abbott had pitched the show as a drama rather than a sitcom. The show aired later on the United States network Pivot, which then helped to develop the show from its second season onwards. On 12 July 2014, it was announced that Please Like Me had been renewed for a third season that began on 15 October 2015; 16 October in the United States.[2] The show has attracted praise from critics and has garnered numerous nominations, winning eight awards.

Please Like Me
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Genre Comedy
Drama
Created by Josh Thomas
Written by Liz Doran
Josh Thomas
Thomas Ward
Directed by Matthew Saville
Josh Thomas
Starring Josh Thomas
Debra Lawrance
David Roberts
Thomas John Ward
Wade Briggs
Caitlin Stasey
Keegan Joyce
Nikita Leigh-Pritchard
Renee Lim
Judi Farr
Theme music composer Clairy Browne & The Bangin' Rackettes
Opening theme I'll Be Fine
Country of origin Australia
Original language(s) English
No. of seasons 4
No. of episodes 32 (list of episodes)
Production
Executive producer(s) Todd Abbott (2013–2016)
Debbie Lee (2013)
Josh Thomas(2013–2016)
Kevin Whyte (2013–2016)
Belisa Balaban (2015)
Holly A. Hines (2014)
Rick Kalowski (2014–2016)
Jeff Skoll (2014–2016)
Brett Sleigh (2014–2016)
Chris Loveall (2014–2016)
Producer(s) Todd Abbott (2013–2016)
Lisa Wang (2015–2016)
Location(s) Melbourne, Australia
Cinematography Katie Milwright[1]
Editor(s) Chris Branagan
Running time 25 minutes (approx.)
Production company(s) Josh and John Productions
Release
Original network ABC
Original release 28 February 2013 (2013-02-28) – 14 December 2016 (2016-12-14)
External links
Official website www.abc.net.au/tv/pleaselikeme/

It was announced that the show was renewed for a fourth season on 7 July 2016 via the show's Twitter page. The six-episode season premiered on 9 November 2016.[3] On 2 February 2017 Josh Thomas announced on social media that season 4 was the last, stating that "we are really happy with what we've made and feel like it is complete".[4]

Contents

BackgroundEdit

Please Like Me was chiefly written by Josh Thomas, who also played the main character, Josh. Most episodes were directed by Matthew Saville.[5] Thomas and producer Todd Abbott developed the series together for four years. They held a series of consultation meetings with the Australian Broadcasting Corporation. Abbott was careful to pitch the series as a drama rather than a sitcom. It portrays a set of circumstances that could happen to a young person but has humorous themes.[5] Thomas envisioned an original show, something he had not seen on television before. The actor, also a known comedian in Australia, wanted honesty in the script and wrote the comedy with that in mind. He also wanted the actors to not intentionally react to the scripted jokes.[5]

In January 2013, The West Australian reported that Please Like Me would air on ABC2.[6] The show had been meant to air on ABC1, but it was decided that the show would be better suited to the digital channel ABC2. The broadcaster stated that the show is aimed at a younger demographic more appropriate for ABC2, while ABC1 caters to all ages. The move was criticised because it was believed to be the result of the Australian Broadcasting Corporation viewing the show's content as "too gay" for their primary channel.[7] The series begins with Josh realising that he is gay and his mother attempting suicide with an overdose of Panadol.[5]

In September 2013, ABC1 started running the series on Wednesday nights (10pm), six months after its original ABC2 run.

It was announced in July 2013 that the series would air in the United States as part of the launch programming of Pivot, a new digital cable and satellite television channel which released the first episode of the series online prior to its screening on the channel.[8] It will also offer the series as part of its video on demand service.[8] Pivot also launched a social media website "pleaselikeme.org" for viewers to share personal experiences about breaking stigma and fear of being unliked, in relation to the series.[9]

On 26 July 2013, it was announced that ABC and Pivot had commissioned a second season of the show consisting of ten episodes.[10] The season debuted in its American territory first from 8 August 2014.[11] Producers also added a host of new regular characters to the cast.[12] On 12 July 2014, it was announced that the networking partnership had renewed Please Like Me for a third series also comprising ten episodes.[13] On 7 July 2016, the series was renewed for a fourth season consisting of six episodes. [14] On 2 February 2017, it was announced that season 4 was the final season for the series.

CastEdit

Key
Main Actor received "Starring" credit that season
Recurring Actor appears in two or more episodes that season
Guest Actor appears in only one episode that season
Actor Character Seasons
1 2 3 4
Main characters
Josh Thomas Josh Main
Caitlin Stasey Claire Main Recurring Main
Thomas Ward Tom Main
Wade Briggs Geoffrey Main Guest Guest
Nikita Leigh-Pritchard Niamh Main Recurring
David Roberts Alan (Dad) Main
Debra Lawrance Rose (Mum) Main
Renee Lim Mae Main
John the dog John Main
Hannah Gadsby Hannah Main
Charles Cottier Patrick Main
Keegan Joyce Arnold Main
Emily Barclay Ella Main
Recurring characters
Judi Farr Aunty Peg Recurring
Andrew S. Gilbert Rod Recurring
Denise Drysdale Ginger Recurring
Nick Cody Steve Recurring Guest
Charlotte Nicdao Jenny Recurring
Bob Franklin Stuart Recurring
David Quirk Ben Recurring Guest

Main charactersEdit

JoshEdit

We first meet Josh in Season 1 as a 20-year-old gay male who is trying to find his place in the world. Although he can be awkward, selfish and unsure of himself, he is also very caring, kind, compassionate, faithful, and honest friend. His closest friend is Tom, who is also his flatmate, and they have a very open friendship and are often brutally honest with one another.

ClaireEdit

Claire is the ex-girlfriend of Josh. She broke up with him in the pilot episode and told him that she also thinks he's gay. Throughout the series they have remained close friends. There was a short period where she dated Tom, but she realised they weren't good together and she moved to Germany to put space between the two of them. Claire returns in the third season but over the time skip prior to season four, she has moved out and is living with her boyfriend Warren.

TomEdit

Tom is Josh's roommate and one of his best friends. Tom is straight and has issues in regards to rejecting women willing to offer him comfort and admiration... and sex. His girlfriends include Niamh, Claire, and Jenny and he's been unfaithful to each of them, sometimes immediately after agreeing to be exclusive. He was in a relationship with Ella that ended at the end of season four, just after they'd moved out together. He sometimes likes to smoke marijuana.

GeoffreyEdit

Geoffrey is introduced as Tom's coworker, and is comfortably out of the closet. He takes immediate and sudden interest in Josh from the moment that they meet at Geoffrey's place of work. Geoffrey falls head over heels for Josh, and is very quick to openly tell Josh he loves him, and kiss him in public places. Josh and Geoffrey break up after Josh realizes that he's merely interested in Geoffrey physically, even though Geoffrey is very in love with Josh, admitting to crave his approval. The two reconnect in the second season, after Geoffrey's dad dies, and have a one-night stand in the fourth season after Josh breaks up with Arnold. Geoffrey seemingly realizes after this third attempt that he and Josh do not have good chemistry, and seems to be over him for good.

NiamhEdit

She is Tom's ex-girlfriend and is extremely insecure and requires a lot of attention. She even went so far as feigning a pregnancy to deceive Tom into a renewed relationship. When confronted by Claire, Niamh confessed that she hadn't even taken a pregnancy test, she made her determination simply by the fact that her period was late.

AlanEdit

Alan is Josh's father. He is divorced from Josh's mother and is in a relationship with Mae. He and Mae have a newborn baby named Grace, whom Josh adores. It's important to Alan that Josh spend time with his half sister so he forces Josh to babysit her one night. Alan admits to Geoffrey when he's intoxicated at one point early in the season that he's still in love with Josh's mother despite being in a relationship with Mae. This is never mentioned again. After Rose's death Mae approaches Josh about Alan being 'too perky'. Alan cries when he hears about this and then even more when Josh tells him that Rose said she was still in love with him.

RoseEdit

Rose is Josh's mum. Rose and Alan are divorced. She suffers from bipolar disorder and has tried to commit suicide on more than one occasion. Josh is her pride and joy and she makes sure to play an active role in his life, but at the same time doesn't smother him. In the fourth season, Rose admitted she still loved her ex-husband, Josh's dad, Alan. In the next episode she committed suicide and was discovered by Josh. Her ashes are in a cookie jar in Josh's new flat.

MaeEdit

Mae is Alan's girlfriend and the mother of Grace, Josh's half-sister. She is from a very prominent family in Thailand and is clearly quite cultured. Alan once reveals that Mae is able to speak six different languages and her family has great wealth. Despite these facts, people often assume that she is a mail order bride, which angers Alan greatly and he always defends her honour even though he is not a fighter. Mae is very kind and family means a lot to her, and that includes her stepson, Josh. She shows Josh much support and love, and often chastises Alan for not doing the same. For the most part she gets along well with Rose, except for one occasion where Rose had a bipolar moment. After much urging, she finally convinces Alan to go into semi-retirement as she tells him that she and Grace don't need more money, but they do need more time from Alan.

HannahEdit

Hannah was a depressed patient at the hospital with Rose and Arnold. After being discharged, she lived with Rose and became friends with Josh. She briefly takes romantic interest in Rose after moving in with her, and is rejected when trying to kiss her. In the finale of the third season, it was revealed that Hannah is still self-harming. Her birthday is the subject of the second episode of season four in which Josh, Tom, Ella and Arnold take her camping to celebrate. Later in the season, Hannah and Rose fight due to Rose's moody behavior, and Hannah decides to move out, relocating to a trailer where she reconnects with her former girlfriend, Kyah. Hannah blames herself for Rose's suicide.

PatrickEdit

Patrick is briefly Josh and Tom's roommate, and a romantic interest of Josh's. After slightly unsatisfactory romantic developments in a car, Josh expects more from their relationship, only for Patrick to tell Josh he doesn't want to have sex with him. Patrick's rejection of him causes Josh's body insecurities to heighten for a few episodes, claiming that Patrick 'finds him repulsive'. Eventually, Josh asks Patrick to move out.

ArnoldEdit

Arnold is Josh's former boyfriend. They met at a party at Josh's house through friends. Arnold is coincidentally staying at the same hospital as Rose. Arnold and Josh's relationship is turbulent, and constantly caused Arnold's anxiety to flare up. Arnold comes out to his family as a result of his relationship with Josh, and Josh learns how to help manage Arnold's anxiety. At Arnold's request, they define themselves as an "open relationship," which causes two major rifts in their relationship—most notably in regards to a failed threesome they attempt at the beginning of season four. Josh breaks up with Arnold following Josh's admission that he no longer connects with the person Arnold has evolved into. Afterwards, Arnold begins a relationship with Kyle, the third man in their "threesome", who only had eyes for Arnold.

EllaEdit

Initially a recurring character throughout the third season, Ella was Tom's long-term girlfriend. They met one night while Josh, Tom and Arnold were partying under the influence of MDMA. She is upbeat, enthusiastic, and empathetic. Ella breaks up with Tom at the end of the fourth season, just after they began to move into their new apartment.

Recurring charactersEdit

PegEdit

Peg is the aunt of Rose and the grand-aunt of Josh. She's an avid churchgoer, and attempts to coerce Josh (an atheist) into coming with her to church when she sees him kissing Geoffrey outside a party. At the service, however, she is overcome with anger that the preacher is discussing homosexuality in such negative terms, and promptly leaves. Peg dies in the first season, and her wake is held on Josh's birthday.

RodEdit

Rod is Rose's ex-boyfriend. He is clearly awful and is sometimes offensive, but Rose is glad for the company and attention. They met on an online dating website but did not continue a relationship for very long. Rose breaks up with him at Peg's funeral.

GingerEdit

Ginger is a flamboyant patient at the same hospital as Rose, Hannah and Arnold. After a rough start, she and Rose become two peas in a pod. Ginger is the driving force that keeps them all occupied and amused while at the hospital, though she often achieves this by being incredibly bossy, pushing them into things they are not willing to do initially. She commits suicide in season two.

SteveEdit

Steve is Arnold's older and more successful brother. He is incredibly brash, sometimes unsavourably so. Arnold is jealous of his success, and his outgoing behavior. Despite this, during Arnold's coming out, Steve is very supportive of his younger brother, immediately guessing that he's coming out, claiming to have known all along having had the unsavory task of deleting his internet porn history.

JennyEdit

Jenny is a former girlfriend of Tom's. She was still in high school (much younger than Tom), which Tom was often teased about. She is very easygoing initially, which Tom finds very attractive. She is as immature as you might expect for her age, but she is still possibly more mature than Tom. Jenny has a love of rabbits, leading Tom to purchase a rabbit for them to care for as a couple -however, the rabbit promptly dies after a mere two weeks. Jenny breaks up with Tom after he and his friends were rude, drunk and immature after watching her school play.

StuartEdit

Stuart is a patient at the same hospital of Rose. He and Rose have an affair at the hospital, despite Stuart being married. He proceeds to stalk Rose afterwards but eventually stops after a tense confrontation at Rose's home.

BenEdit

Ben is a one-night stand of Josh's during the initial stages of his open relationship with Arnold. Ben is later hospitalized, facing a possibly life-threatening surgery, causing a dilemma for Josh as to whether or not it is appropriate to visit him. Josh ends up doing so, which frustrates Arnold and creates the defining rift in their relationship. Josh later tries to get back in contact with Ben, but he has begun a relationship with a woman, identifying as sexually fluid.

EpisodesEdit

Series Episodes Originally aired
First aired Last aired
1 6 28 February 2013 (2013-02-28) 28 March 2013 (2013-03-28)
2 10 12 August 2014 (2014-08-12) 14 October 2014 (2014-10-14)
3 10 15 October 2015 (2015-10-15) 17 December 2015 (2015-12-17)
4 6 9 November 2016 (2016-11-09) 14 December 2016 (2016-12-14)

ReceptionEdit

Critical responseEdit

Anthony D. Langford from AfterElton.com said that he "absolutely loved this charming series. It’s funny and sweet and has plenty of heart." He also praised Thomas's portrayal of Josh and wished that US broadcasters could emulate the show's format.[15] He later said that he would miss the show and hoped a second season would be commissioned. He added that he did not want to say goodbye to Josh's world.[16] Andrew Mast, writing for Music.com.au, praised Briggs's "naturalistic performances" and the inclusion of accomplished actress Farr. He concluded that Thomas's writing was good and comedic, but the on-screen delivery did not meet his expectations.[17] David Knox from TV Tonight praised the performances of many cast members. He opined that the dynamic between Josh and his parents created a "very rich comedic terrain" for the show. He added that Please Like Me displays "a confidence that delivers laughs, pathos and insight".[18]

Colin Vickery and Darren Devlyn News.com.au said that it "has a sweetness that sets it apart from other boundary-pushing comedies".[7] Giles Hardie from The Age praised the show for "breaking new ground" and not making stereotypes of gay characters. He viewed the comedy as being genuine without feeling like a sitcom. He noted that coming out and attempted suicide are given humour without the gags. Hardie concluded that Josh, his family and friends were "incredibly well" played.[19] His colleague Scott Ellis believed that Please Like Me was an important show and the type of material the ABC should be investing more in. He also branded it "gentle" and insightful when covering "tough ground".[19] Fellow critic Craig Mathieson also agreed that the show's darker moments are some of the most humorous and compared it to US show Louie.[5] Please Like Me received an invitation to screen at the Series Mania Television Festival in Paris.[20]

The A.V. Club regarded season 2 of Please Like Me as one of the year's best shows, praising the camera work and Josh's performance.[21] The Guardian praised Please Like Me's "unconventional writing".[22]

Awards and nominationsEdit

Year Award Category Recipients and nominees Result
2013 Australian Writers Guild Awards[23][24] Best Writing in a Comedy: Situation or Narrative Josh Thomas, Liz Doran and Thomas Ward – Series 1, Episode 3 'Portuguese Custard Tarts' Won
Josh Thomas, Liz Doran and Thomas Ward – Series 1, Episode 5 'Spanish Eggs' Nominated
2014 3rd AACTA Awards[25] Best Television Comedy Series Please Like Me – Todd Abbott Won
Best Performance in a Television Comedy Josh Thomas Nominated
Best Direction in a Television Drama or Comedy Matthew Saville – Series 1, Episode 3 'Portuguese Custard Tarts' Nominated
GLAAD Media Awards[26] Outstanding Comedy Series Please Like Me Nominated
Australian Directors Guild Awards[27] Best Direction: TV Comedy Matthew Saville Won
Rose d'Or[28] Sitcom Please Like Me Nominated
Logie Awards[29] Most Outstanding Light Entertainment Program Please Like Me Nominated
International Emmy Award[30] Best Comedy Series Please Like Me Nominated
Australian Screen Editors Awards[31] Best Editing in a Television Comedy Julie-Anne De Ruvo – Season 2, Episode 2 'Ham' Nominated
2015 4th AACTA Awards[32] Best Television Comedy Series Please Like Me – Todd Abbott, Josh Thomas and Kevin Whyte Nominated
Best Direction in a Television Drama or Comedy Matthew Saville – Series 2, Episode 7 'Scroggin' Nominated
Best Screenplay in Television Josh Thomas – Series 2, Episode 7 'Scroggin' Won
Best Performance in a Television Comedy Debra Lawrance Won
Josh Thomas Nominated
Best Sound in Television John Wilkinson and Simon Rosenberg – Series 2, Episode 7 'Scroggin' Nominated
Logie Awards[33] Most Popular Actor Josh Thomas, Please Like Me Nominated
Most Outstanding Comedy Program Please Like Me Nominated
GLAAD Media Awards Outstanding Comedy Series Please Like Me Nominated
Australian Writers Guild Awards[34] Best Writing in a Comedy: Situation or Narrative Josh Thomas – Series 2, Episode 7 'Scroggin' Won
Australian Directors Guild Awards[35] Best Direction in a TV Comedy Matthew Saville – Series 2, Episode 7 'Scroggin' Won
Australian Screen Editors Awards[36] Best Editing in a Television Comedy Julie-Anne De Ruvo – Please Like Me (Series 2) Won
Screen Producers Australia Awards[37] Comedy Television Production of the Year Please Like Me Season 2, Guesswork Television Won
Prism Awards[38] Comedy Episode or Multi-Episode Storyline Please Like Me Season 2 (Pivot) Nominated
Dorian Awards[39] LGBTQ TV Show of the Year Please Like Me (Pivot) Nominated
Unsung TV Show of the Year Please Like Me (Pivot) Nominated
2016 GLAAD Media Awards[40] Outstanding Comedy Series Please Like Me (Pivot) Nominated
Logie Awards[41] Best Actor Josh Thomas, Please Like Me Nominated
Most Outstanding Comedy Program Please Like Me Nominated
Australian Writers Guild Awards[42][43] Best Writing in a Comedy: Situation or Narrative Josh Thomas – Season 3, 'Coq au Vin' Nominated
Josh Thomas and Liz Doran – Season 3, 'Pancakes with Faces' Won
Josh Thomas, Liz Doran and Thomas Ward – Season 3, 'Simple Carbohydrates' Nominated
Australian Screen Editors Awards[44] Best Editing in a Comedy Julie-Anne De Ruvo – Please Like Me, Season 3 – Episode 10 Won
Screen Producers Australia Awards[45] Comedy Television Production of the Year Please Like Me Season 3, Guesswork Television Nominated
Prism Awards Comedy Episode or Multi-Episode Storyline Please Like Me Season 3 (Pivot) Nominated
6th AACTA Awards[46] Best Television Comedy Series Please Like Me – Todd Abbott, Josh Thomas, Lisa Wang and Kevin Whyte Nominated
2017 Logie Awards[47] Most Outstanding Supporting Actress Debra Lawrance Won
Most Outstanding Comedy Program Please Like Me Won

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

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