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  • Series Premiere Date: Sep 29, 2017
Season #: 1, 2
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80

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Generally favorable reviews- based on 180 Ratings

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  • Summary: The animated comedy from Nick Kroll and Andrew Goldberg is about teenagers and their experiences with the changes puberty brings.
  • Genre(s): Comedy, Animation
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 6 out of 6
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 6
  3. Negative: 0 out of 6
  1. Reviewed by: Ben Travers
    Sep 29, 2017
    91
    Big Mouth works because it’s unflinchingly honest. Whether it’s mining twisted jokes or universal human experiences, the whole concept comes together because it consistently tells the truth.
  2. Reviewed by: Inkoo Kang
    Sep 28, 2017
    80
    Sweet, progressive and breathtakingly filthy, the latest collaboration between comedians Nick Kroll and John Mulaney recalls the emotionally grounded squirminess of the boys of Freaks and Geeks and the sex-positive yet debasement-obsessed endocrinological chaos of, well, nothing I've ever seen.
  3. Reviewed by: Jen Chaney
    Sep 28, 2017
    80
    The new Netflix series Big Mouth is a frank, very funny coming-of-age story.
  4. Reviewed by: Hank Stuever
    Sep 29, 2017
    80
    There’s a frankness and honesty beneath the show’s raunchiness that sometimes echo the best work of Judy Blume and other great chroniclers of adolescent angst, especially where the fraught and seldom-discussed feelings of boys are involved. It’s charming and repulsive all at once.
  5. Reviewed by: Caroline Framke
    Sep 29, 2017
    80
    If Big Mouth were just a series of jokes about how weird and gross puberty is, it wouldn’t be much more than a decent way to kill some time during a slow weekend. But the show achieves a new, deeper level of comedy by remaining hyper aware of the fact that puberty isn’t just about bodies changing, but about what it means to grow up at all.
  6. Reviewed by: David Wiegand
    Sep 27, 2017
    75
    As over the top as some of the bits are, Big Mouth is likely to strike a chord of remembrance in adult viewers. If so, the memories probably won’t be quite as filthy or funny as they are here.
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 32 out of 55
  2. Negative: 20 out of 55
  1. Oct 5, 2017
    10
    AbsolutelyAbsolutely hilarious!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Expand
  2. Dec 11, 2017
    10
    This review contains spoilers, click expand to view. He visto la serie dos veces y he de reconocer que la primera vez que la visione me quede tan impactado que no me hizo gracia. Después de relajarme y no sentir el efecto ohhh pude apreciar todos los matices que nos muestra.
    Los personajes tienen problemas normales y se enfrentan a ellos como lo hemos mucho de nosotros. Es ahí donde radica lo especial de esta serie.
    Los respectivos monstruos son esa parte de nosotros que nos humaniza. Entiendo y respeto a la gente que se siente impresionada pero creo que es muy divertida solo debemos darle una oportunidad.

    pd; me hizo mucha gracia Alien hace el amor con planeta+cienciologia....
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  3. Oct 2, 2017
    9
    This is what cartoons are meant for: going through the horror and comedy of the most awkward time in anyones life (puberty), all while sparingThis is what cartoons are meant for: going through the horror and comedy of the most awkward time in anyones life (puberty), all while sparing real child actors from sacrificing their youth/innocence for childhood fame. It is raunchy, it is crude and it is hilarious. The hormone monsters are just too good. Expand
  4. Oct 4, 2017
    7
    Big Mouth tries its best to be shocking and crass, but its narrative is actually quite sweet and accessible. A small cast of kids try to getBig Mouth tries its best to be shocking and crass, but its narrative is actually quite sweet and accessible. A small cast of kids try to get through middle school while invisible hormone monsters appears to curse them with erections, periods, etc. It's kind of a generic premise, but where the show eventually excels is how it depicts the kind of puberty-themed stories that might often be ignored for being too extreme or racy without just making the kids feel bad about themselves.

    It's not exactly the funniest show on Netflix, but by some weird accident it might be one of the best for kids. Like, middle school kids. Not little kids. This is of course coming with the understanding that they'll be seeing genitals, cuss words and constant allusions to bizzare pornography, but the lessons being taught by the show only really need to be learned by kids anyways.

    As an adult watching Big Mouth, I could appreciate what it was trying to do but can't say the messages it delivered are terribly meaningful to me. I've already done this stuff. But for a 12-15 year old kid, who already watches Family Guy, YouTube videos and obviously porn when they're alone, it could actually be kind of helpful. Give it a quick watch on your own, maybe skip to a middle episode as it takes a few to actually get good, and see what you think. If you think your kid can handle it, maybe show it to them. If not, or if you just want to watch it as an adult, you get a mediocre comedy with a surprisingly effective emotional core and a little re-training on how masturbation works and why it's okay. It's nothing revolutionary if you're past puberty, but it's at least a cute show trying its very best to be ugly and crass.
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  5. Dec 10, 2017
    6
    I generally liked the show, the humor and jokes are honest and funny. The only downfall for me was the musical numbers on every episode, maybeI generally liked the show, the humor and jokes are honest and funny. The only downfall for me was the musical numbers on every episode, maybe if there was just one in the season I would have been fine like ah its just a parody of modern kids shows. But it got a bit extreme when every episode has a 2-3 minute long musical number.
    Otherwise I think the show is pretty good
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  6. Oct 1, 2017
    1
    if netflix thinks this show is gonna 'save them from debt' as it seems because of all the advertising this show gets, netflix is doomed. thisif netflix thinks this show is gonna 'save them from debt' as it seems because of all the advertising this show gets, netflix is doomed. this show is decently animated, the voice acting is alright though both of those are things that all television shows that are animated have. the good ends there, the dialog is on par with bad family guy, the artstyle is this hideous fish eye thing, and the plot is just about the most bland thing i've seen in quite some time, but with "HEY LOOK A SEX ORGAN" joke thrown in every 5 seconds. how this show is highly rated critically and by users is odd, and a bit sad. there's much better shows out there Expand
  7. Oct 15, 2018
    0
    not funny
    at alllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllll

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