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Big Wide World
S01E01 · Big Wide World

Jan 14, 2013

Overweight and under-confident teenager Rae Earl is discharged from psychiatric hospital and is met by her mother, who is hiding her Tunisian boyfriend Karim from the immigration authorities. Rae goes to the pub where her friend Chloe introduces her to her circle, including the desirable 'half geek, half rock god' Archie, whom Rae would love as her boyfriend. She is, however, prone to panic attacks and tries to return to the ward but is persuaded by her friend Tix to brave the big wide world. After a reconciliatory chat with her mother she attends Chloe's pool party ...

S01E02 · Touched

Jan 21, 2013

Rae is not happy. Elderly Mrs Dewhurst across the road has accused her of being a Peeping Tom whilst a conversation with her friends in the pub exposes her as a virgin. A visit to Tix at the psychiatric ward is also depressing. However Archie asks her on a date and they are soon kissing. A second date is planned but Archie fails to show and when Rae goes after him he admits that he is gay and hoped that kissing a girl would make him straight. He is scared to come out so Rae decides the best way for them both to save face is for her to claim that she dumped him. ...

Ladies and Gentlemen
S01E03 · Ladies and Gentlemen

Jan 28, 2013

Rae and Chloe fall out when Chloe admits she is secretly dating their P.E. teacher Stephen Carrisford. There is further disharmony when Chop and Finn invite Rae to a rock concert but not Chloe. In fact they regard Rae as one of the lads, rather than a girl, which disheartens her and, after an encounter with the Green Lane gang of bullies, she starts self-harming again. Rae admits to Dr Gill her envy of Chloe after which she is again picked on by the Green Lane gang but rescued by Finn, for whom she realises she is falling. However, on the day of the concert, she stays...

Don't Ever Tell Anybody Anything
S01E04 · Don't Ever Tell Anybody Anything

Feb 04, 2013

Rae and Finn are really hitting it off but she is scared he still sees her only as one of the boys. She tells Chloe about her self-harming and proposes telling her other friends in order to be honest. Then her mother and Karim go to Tunisia for a few days, Rae being warned against having any parties. However when Rae discovers that the postcards supposedly sent by her absent father working in Scotland were sent by her mother she rebels and has a party. She is also angry with Dr Gill because, although Rae knows his marriage is in difficulties, he never tells her about ...

It's a Wonderful Rae: Part 1
S01E05 · It's a Wonderful Rae: Part 1

Feb 11, 2013

Rae finds that she is vying with Chloe for Finn's affections. The gang is going to a rave but Rae's mother puts her foot down and tries to prevent her. After being sick Rae realizes that this is due to the combination of alcohol and her medication so she decides to stop taking the latter. This makes her behave oddly, freeing Karim's cage birds, some of whom die and leading to a huge row with her mother. After laying low at Finn's she goes to the rave where she is upset to see Chloe and Finn kiss. She returns home and patches things up with her mother but gets a call ...

It's a Wonderful Rae: Part 2
S01E06 · It's a Wonderful Rae: Part 2

Feb 18, 2013

Feeling guilty that she was not there for Tix Rae is also depressed when Chloe tells her of her feelings for Finn and imagines running her over. Things get worse when Rae realises that Chloe has read her diary and tries to commit suicide but is herself run over. Whilst Rae is unconscious Tix appears and tells her how life would be poorer if Rae was to do away with herself so, after being discharged from hospital, she goes to see Kester Gill, discussing her suicide attempt and her feelings for her father. On Kester's advice she goes to her mother's wedding and gives a ...


My Mad Fat Diary Season 1 (2013) is released on Jan 14, 2013 and the latest season 3 of My Mad Fat Diary is released in 2015. Watch My Mad Fat Diary online - the English Comedy TV series from United Kingdom. My Mad Fat Diary is directed by Alex Winckler,Benjamin Caron,Tim Kirkby,Anthony Philipson and created by Tom Bidwell with Ciara Baxendale and Dan Cohen.

Set in 1996 Lincolnshire, the show tells the tragic and humorous story of a very troubled young girl, Rae, who spent four months in a psychiatric hospital for attempted suicide. After finally leaving the hospital, Rae reconnects with her best friend Chloe and her group, none of whom are aware of Rae's mental-health and body-image problems and her four-month hospital stay.

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Journal d'une ado hors norme, Το ημερολόγιο μιας διαφορετικής εφηβείας, マイ・マッド・ファット・ダイアリー, My Mad Fat Diary, Мой безумный дневник


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Tiger Aspect Productions


Allison Keene
Not only is the series a really awesome time capsule, it also does an amazing job dealing with difficult themes about body image and mental illness, all wrapped up in a coming of age saga that may be foreign, but whose themes are universal.
by rottentomatoes, Sep 09, 2020
Brad Newsome
Sydney Morning Herald
Engrossing, affecting but never saccharine, this drama follows troubled 16-year-old Rae she tries to deal with her mental health and body image problems while growing up in '90s Britain.
by rottentomatoes, May 03, 2019
Inkoo Kang
Rae's a creep, and she's a weirdo. She's also bloody wonderful...
by rottentomatoes, Oct 25, 2018

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