The Inbetweeners (MTV) Season 1 Review “Fire!”

I really have no idea what to do with this week’s episode of The Inbetweeners, "Fire!" It’s a tonal mess, and, more importantly, it just didn’t make me laugh.

It all started with extended opening scene in the car, in which the gay jokes verged fairly quickly from realistic teen boy chatter to uncomfortable. And the episode continued along that line with the introduction of Jonno, and the numerous gags about Neil’s dad, all of which could be funny, potentially, but is approached so weirdly that it feels like the show itself is homophobic, not just the characters, which kinda sours me on everything else going on around it. Read More...


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