Cringing Through Hulu's 'PEN15' In A Good Way The much-praised Hulu series PEN15 is about two middle-school girls who feel like they might never figure out how to grow into adults. The show was created by Maya Erskine, Anna Konkle and Sam Zvibelman. And the hook is that Erskine and Konkle play versions of themselves as kids, awkwardly surrounded by actual tween actors.
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Cringing Through Hulu's 'PEN15' In A Good Way

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Cringing Through Hulu's 'PEN15' In A Good Way

Cringing Through Hulu's 'PEN15' In A Good Way

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Anna (Anna Konkle) and Maya (Maya Erskine) are 7th grade best friends in Hulu's critically-acclaimed comedy PEN15. Alex Lombardi/Hulu hide caption

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Anna (Anna Konkle) and Maya (Maya Erskine) are 7th grade best friends in Hulu's critically-acclaimed comedy PEN15.

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The much-praised Hulu series PEN15 is about two middle-school girls who feel like they might never figure out how to grow into adults. The show was created by Maya Erskine, Anna Konkle and Sam Zvibleman. And the hook is that Erskine and Konkle play versions of themselves as kids, awkwardly surrounded by actual tween actors.

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