Why Are You Like This: Season 1

Why Are You Like This: Season 1

Why Are You Like This: Season 1

Three twentysomethings navigate the wide-reaching and sometimes hellish landscape of modern sexuality, leaving a path of destruction in their wake, in this six-episode Australian comedy.

2018Rating: MAustralia
Comedy

Streaming (1 Provider)

EPISODE 1.1
17 April 2021

I Love Gay

Mia loses her job and goes on the hunt to find a new one, despite having little motivation to actually work. Austin supports Penny's acts of protest as she strives to be the ultimate ally... MORE at her all-male tech startup.

EPISODE 1.2
17 April 2021

The Pressures of Late Capitalism

Penny is confronted with the harsh reality of the world when she visits the office of a misogynistic client. Mia enlists a very reluctant Austin to help her tackle a jammy situation with her mooncup.

EPISODE 1.3
17 April 2021

D*ck or P*ssy of Colour

After another bad date with a white guy, Mia decolonises her p*ssy. Penny tries to become best friends with Mia's other best friends, and Austin starts to spiral.

EPISODE 1.4
17 April 2021

Hey Rich Baby

Mia appoints herself manager to a questionably young cosplayer to make money off nerds, and Penny helps Austin prepare for a drag competition.

EPISODE 1.5
17 April 2021

The Infinite Mercy of God

While Mia does Ramadan her own way, Penny somehow becomes friends with the most annoying Muslims on earth. Austin pursues self-care in the form of expensive skincare.

EPISODE 1.6
17 April 2021

I Will Not Speak for the Entire Queer Community

Penny's idol's problematic past surfaces online, much to Mia's glee and the frustration of Austin, whose new job relies on them attending her performance.

Why Are You Like This: Season 1 / Reviews

Decider

Decider

Feels more like a live-action cartoon than a show about people that may exist in real life.

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The Guardian

The Guardian

Skewers identity politics and cancel culture with the nihilism that defines today’s twentysomethings.

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News.com.au

News.com.au

A fresh voice in Australian comedy. Too often Australian comedies are anodyne and unrelatable. This new series is the antidote – bold, unapologetic and hilarious.

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