Underemployed Season 1 Review “Pilot”

After the success of both Teen Wolf and Awkward (and, to a lesser extent, The Inbetweeners), MTV’s new scripted drama, Underemployed, kicks off as a mini-event of sorts, trying it’s very best to be as topical and relatable as possible in our troubled times.

With representing graduate unemployment the main mission statement of the show, you might expect it to be a bit of a downer. On the contrary, the writers have done a brilliant job of keeping just the right amount of wish-fulfilment and hope, even in the face of complete failure for many of the characters. We follow a group of college friends as they celebrate their graduation and start the path to ‘complete world domination’. Fast forward eight months and each of the five are nowhere near living their dream, struggling to make ends meet in dead-end jobs and sticky situations. Read More...



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