Pen15 is middle school as it really happened, in all its R-rated glory.
Comics Maya Erskine and Anna Konkle star in this adult comedy as lightly fictionalised versions of their thirteen-year-old selves, navigating the trials of middle school in the year 2000 - when the best day of your life can turn into the worst with the stroke of a gel pen.
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Episode 1 - First Day
Seventh grade seems to be off to a great start for Anna and Maya, until they discover that Maya has been declared “UGIS” - the “ugliest girl in school.”
Episode 2 - Miranda
A chance encounter in the girl’s restroom leaves Anna and Maya fascinated by bad-girl classmate, Miranda. They quickly get in over their head when they're invited to hang out with her crew.
Episode 3 - Ojichan
Maya discovers masturbation and begins to wonder if she’s a pervert as everything around her begins to seem like it revolves around sex.
Episode 4 - Solo
Anna gets a solo in the girls’ school concert and hopes to use it to impress her crush, Alex. Maya lies to her travelling father about having a percussion solo.
Episode 5 - Community Service
While participating in a community service fashion show, Anna and Maya steal a classmate’s thong and begin to feel their hot-girl potential when they start taking turns wearing it to school.
Episode 6 - Posh
When a class project takes an uncomfortable racist turn, Maya must confront how she feels about her Japanese heritage as Anna tries to solve racism by “creating a dialogue” in their school.
Episode 7 - AIM
The girls finally get their own screen names, which Anna uses to talk to her new boyfriend Brendon. Maya begins a questionable romance with a stranger in a chatroom.
Episode 8 - Wild Things
Anna and Maya are invited to a party at Brendon’s house to watch the movie Wild Things and Anna hits a relationship landmark with her boyfriend, while Maya tries to keep up.
Episode 9 - Anna Ishii-Peters
Anna comes to stay with Maya while her parents are away at a couples retreat and the girls’ friendship falls into disarray as Maya begins to feel like her family prefers Maya.
Episode 10 - Dance
Maya discovers that Anna hasn’t told her that her parents are getting divorced. Maya gets her first period and both girls prepare for the big dance of the semester.