'Heartstopper' is bursting with young queer love, cartoon hearts and fireworks : Pop Culture Happy Hour The Netflix series Heartstopper is a new romcom for soft hearts everywhere. Based on Alice Oseman's graphic novels, the show follows Charlie and Nick, who are young and navigating the hallways of high school. When the two meet, they instantly take a shine to each other and go from rugby teammates to good friends to something more.

'Heartstopper' is bursting with young queer love, cartoon hearts and fireworks

'Heartstopper' is bursting with young queer love, cartoon hearts and fireworks

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Kit Connor plays Nick in Netflix's Heartstopper. Netflix hide caption

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Kit Connor plays Nick in Netflix's Heartstopper.

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The Netflix series Heartstopper is a new romcom for soft hearts everywhere. Based on Alice Oseman's graphic novels, the show follows Charlie and Nick, who are young and navigating the hallways of high school. When the two meet, they instantly take a shine to each other and go from rugby teammates to good friends to something more.

Special thanks to Neil Tevault for his help on this episode.