Comedy Clicks – This Week – The Young Offenders

Each week, we will be taking an in depth look at some of the best sitcoms and comedy show.

Today we will be looking at a comedy that is a retelling of the film written and directed by Peter Foot – Young Offenders

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Trailer

 

 

About the Show

Summary of Plot

Coming-of-age drama about lovable rogues Conor and Jock as they navigate their awkward teenage years, hatching plans and adventures to help distract from their tough home lives and their inability to stay out of trouble at school.- IMDb

 

Number of Seasons / Episodes

2 Seasons

 

Characters:

Alex Murphy – Conor MacSweeney
Chris Walley – Jock O’Keefe
Jennifer Barry – Siobhan Walsh
Hilary Rose – Mairead McSweeney

 

 

Trivia

  • P.J. Gallagher who plays the role of Principal Barry Walsh. Played Ray the Drug Dealer in the film.
  • Is a retelling of the film written and directed by Peter Foot ‘Young Offenders’ 2016.
  • The first series began broadcasting on 1 February 2018, to generally favourable reviews
  • Aired pm RTE2 and BBC Three
  • Much of the first series was filmed at various locations in Cork

 

Clips

How to Ask A Girl Out

 

The Hostage Taker With The Unusual Request

 

When Mam Doesn’t Like Your Tattoo

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