Feel Good (TV series)

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Feel Good
Written by
Country of originUnited Kingdom
Original languageEnglish
No. of series1
No. of episodes6 (list of episodes)
Production companyObjective Fiction
Original network
Original release18 March 2020 (2020-03-18) –
present (present)
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Feel Good is a British comedy-drama television programme created by Mae Martin and Joe Hampson.[1] The six-part programme premiered its first episode on Channel 4 in the United Kingdom on 18 March 2020, after which all six episodes were released on All 4. Netflix handled international distribution and released it internationally on 19 March 2020.[2] On 7 December 2020, Netflix renewed the series for a second and final season which is slated to be released in 2021.[3]


The show follows the development of George and Mae's romance in contemporary London. Mae, a Canadian comedian (a version of Mae Martin's own persona) meets George, a repressed middle-class English woman, at the comedy club where she performs. The pair begin dating, and George learns that Mae is a former drug addict. George encourages Mae to attend a Narcotics Anonymous meeting, where she meets fellow recovering addicts like Maggie, a quirky middle-aged woman who takes Mae under her wing. As the series progresses, George struggles to tell friends and family about her relationship with Mae, to Mae's frustration.

Cast and characters[edit]




No.TitleDirected byWritten byOriginal release date
1"Episode 1"Ally PankiwJoe Hampson & Mae Martin18 March 2020 (2020-03-18)
Mae and George's whirlwind romance begins with a bang after they meet at The Gag Bin comedy club. But will a beautiful straight girl really fall for a lesbian who looks like a kernel of corn?
2"Episode 2"Ally PankiwJoe Hampson & Mae Martin18 March 2020 (2020-03-18)
Mae and George are so loved-up they haven't spent a moment apart since they met. But when George goes away to a wedding, Mae realises that she's forgotten how to be on her own.
3"Episode 3"Ally PankiwJoe Hampson & Mae Martin18 March 2020 (2020-03-18)
As their relationship continues to heat up at home, Mae is growing increasingly insecure about George's public attitude toward her. Things reach a climax when they attend a packed house party.
4"Episode 4"Ally PankiwJoe Hampson & Mae Martin18 March 2020 (2020-03-18)
Mae finds out that her parents are visiting the UK but haven't thought to tell her. They're in Blackpool, scattering the cat's ashes.
5"Episode 5"Ally PankiwJoe Hampson & Mae Martin18 March 2020 (2020-03-18)
The arrival of Noughties heart-throb Arnie Rivers at the comedy club further knocks Mae's confidence in her faltering relationship.
6"Episode 6"Ally PankiwJoe Hampson & Mae Martin18 March 2020 (2020-03-18)
Mae hits rock bottom after her break-up with George. While George is pining for her, Mae's having casual sex.


On Rotten Tomatoes season 1 has an approval rating of 100% based on reviews from 22 critics, with an average rating of 8.3 out of 10.[4]

Caroline Framke of Variety magazine wrote: "'Feel Good' feels lowkey, insightful and real in a way that so much of TV tries to be, but rarely achieves quite like this – and yes, it also can feel pretty damn good."[5]


  1. ^ "Rising Canadian Comedian Mae Martin Scores Scripted Comedy 'Mae & George' For Netflix & E4". Deadline Hollywood. March 27, 2019.
  2. ^ @netflix (February 18, 2020). "Mae Martin created and stars in Feel Good, a semi-autobiographical exploration of love, addiction, and sexuality that you really won't want to miss" (Tweet) – via Twitter.
  3. ^ Petski, Denise (7 December 2020). "'Feel Good' Renewed For Second & Final Season By Netflix". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved 7 December 2020.
  4. ^ "Feel Good: Season 1". Rotten Tomatoes. Retrieved 22 March 2020.
  5. ^ Framke, Caroline (19 March 2020). "Netflix's 'Feel Good': TV Review". Variety. Retrieved 22 March 2020.

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