Big Mouth: Season 1 TV review - Aussieboyreviews


This entertaining animated sitcom will certainly draw the attention of adults and teens. Best starting the series for older teens, Big Mouth is a comedy about the years of puberty.


A group of teenage friends find their lives upended by the many curiosities and wonders of puberty.

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TV details

Creator: Andrew Goldberg, Nick Kroll, Mark Levin, Jennifer Flackett
Cast: John Mulaney, Nick Kroll, Jenny Slate, Jason Mantzoukas, Maya Rudolph, Jordan Peele
Release Date (Australia): 29 September 2017
Episodes: Ejaculation / Everybody Bleeds / Am I Gay? / Sleepover: A Harrowing Ordeal of Emotional Brutality / Girls are Horny Too / Pillow Talk / Requiem for a Wet Dream / The Head Push / I Survived Jessi’s Bat Mitzvah / The Pornscape
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Language: English

CONTENT GUIDE (warning: May contain spoilers)

Themes (MA15+)

The series features frequent crude humour that is strong in impact.

Violence (M)

The series features occasional violence, in which bloody spurt is depicted as a result of characters being torn apart by other characters in an imagination sequence.

Coarse Language (MA15+)

The series contains infrequent “c**t” language, as well as frequent use of the words “f**k”, “s**t”, “p***y”, “bitch” and “d**k”.

Drug Use (M)

There is a scene of brief bong use, in addition to a reference to a heroin overdose.

Nudity (MA15+)

There are several brief depictions of male and female genitalia.

Sex (R18+)

The series frequently features high levels of crude sexual humour, in addition to graphic animated scenes depicting sexual intercourse and implied masturbation. The word “f**k” is also used in a sexual context.

Aussie boy's thoughts

Despite the series being outrageously crude and rarely dull, Big Mouth is an entertaining, hilarious, and a talented comedy about teenagers facing puberty. Although it’s an animation clearly targeted at adult viewers, teens are likely to find the show an educational, funny and unforgettable sitcom.

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