1. Episode 10 Dance
    PEN15 Season Finale Recap: Don’t Leave Me Maya and Anna figure out how to move through their heartache together, and get to a place where they can care a little less.
  2. Episode 9 Anna Ishii-Peters
    PEN15 Recap: Sister Act An episode charting the highs and lows of having a friend over for a long-term stay builds to a make-or-break friendship moment for Maya and Anna.
  3. Episode 8 Wild Things
    PEN15 Recap: Walk on the Wild Side The series threads a tricky needle as it tackles the crown jewel of young-adult milestones: the first kiss.
  4. Episode 7 AIM
    PEN15 Recap: Buddy List Maya and Anna’s first foray into the wilds of AOL Instant Messenger conjures a time when technology represented endless possibility and mystery.
  5. Episode 6 Posh
    PEN15 Recap: Say You’ll Be There The series offers a nuanced depiction of awakening to prejudice — both as the person on the receiving end, and the person too privileged to see it.
  6. Episode 5 Community Service
    PEN15 Recap: Thongs of Innocence and Experience Maya and Anna’s Sisterhood of the Traveling Panties yields some great, weird, occasionally gross comedy.
  7. Episode 4 Solo
    PEN15 Recap: Let’s Just Not Care Outstanding performances elevate an episode that explores the gap between the approval we want as adolescents, and what we actually receive.
  8. Episode 3 Ojichan
    PEN15 Recap: She Bop Maya’s sexual awakening, and the shame that accompanies it, is far from a feel-good story.
  9. Episode 2 Miranda
    PEN15 Recap: Smoking in the Girls’ Room After being shamed for their childish interests, Maya and Anna face a rapid series of teenage milestones.
  10. Episode 1 First Day
    PEN15 Series Premiere Recap: Ugliest Girl in School The Hulu series kicks off with a pitch-perfect realization of the scared, willful seventh-grader that lives inside each of us.

The Latest PEN15 News

  1. first person
    On PEN15, Everyone Is (Refreshingly) a Bully The excellent mid-season episode, “Posh,” plays like a fable about race in American middle schools.
  2. backstories
    PEN15’s Spice Girls Episode Was ‘Traumatic’ to Film “It opened up a well of emotion I was not prepared for.”
  3. profile
    In Their New Show, PEN15, Maya Erskine and Anna Konkle Are Middle-School Rejects But in real life, they’re on the verge of being popular.
  4. tv review
    PEN15 Is an Irresistible Millennial Coming-of-age Series The Hulu series finds creators Maya Erskine and Anna Konkle going back to middle school to tap into all your Y2K nostalgia.
  5. trailer mix
    The PEN15 Trailer Will Dredge Up All Your Crusty Teenage Hormones Remember making out in closets?
  6. culture
    Welcome to Puberty TV A new wave of comedies is finally taking teen sexuality seriously.
  7. trailer mix
    Here’s Your First Look at PEN15, Already Our Favorite Show of 2019 Hulu drops all ten episodes of the show in February.
  8. Hulu Picks Up New Comedy Produced by The Lonely Island Hulu has given the green light for a straight-to-series, 10 episode order of PEN15, a new comedy series that will be executive produced by […]