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"Title Card," Everything Now, "Season 1 Episode 1," directed by Alyssa McClelland, 2023, (Netflix)

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General Information

Network(s) Netflix
Genre(s) Drama, Romance, Young Adult, LGBT+
Created By Ripley Parker
Based On N/A
First Aired October 5, 2023
Executive Produced By Andy Harries

Sian McWilliams

Rob Bullock

Ripley Parker

Showrunner(s) Ripley Parker

Synopsis

Seven months before the beginning of the series, Mia was put into a hospital for anorexia. The series takes place after she gets out and tries to catch up to her friends and establish a new normal for herself. All while her friends and family aren’t only dealing with Mia’s return but all that happened while she was away and at the rock bottom of her illness.

Groups & Organizations

  • Parker Newton (1.6): A company with a prestigious internship that Issy brings up to Alex

Notable Locations & Items

  • Westmere (1.3): The high school everyone goes to, from Alex to Mia
  • Gladbrook House (1.5): Viv’s latest project, which is a luxury spa

Terminology

  • The Fuck It Bucket (1.1): The list of things Mia wants to do in order to catch up to her friends, which includes:
    • Party
    • Kiss
    • Get Drunk
    • Drugs
    • Sex
    • First Date
    • Have A Relationship
    • Break The Law
    • Go Clubbing
    • Learn To Drive
    • Get A Tattoo
    • Skip School
    • Dine + Dash
    • Karaoke
    • Reinvent Yourself
  • Keira Knightley (1.3): Will and Mia’s codeword for when they need to have a private conversation
  • LBC (1.6): The nickname Tom gives Alex after tricking him into sending a nude picture
  • Sket (1.7): Another name for a whore

Other Noteworthy Information

  1. Becca and Cameron’s Relationship/Situationship Length (1.4): Around eight months
  2. How Long Has Mia Been Friends With Everyone (1.4): Since she was nine years old
  3. How Long Have Viv and Rick Been Married? (1.5): Almost 20 years
  4. Time Passed (1.8): It has been two months since Mia has gone outpatient, so it has been two months since episode 1 of season 1
  5. First Meeting (1.8): Mia met Becca in year 7

Episode Listing

Season 1

Episode Number and Title

Season 1/ Episode 1

Season 1/ Episode 2

Season 1/ Episode 3

Season 1/ Episode 4

Season 1/ Episode 5

Season 1/ Episode 6

Season 1/ Episode 7

Season 1/ Episode 8  

Mia Polanco (Sophie Wilde) and Young Mia (Alicia Walker-Bassols)

The eldest of two, Mia has spent the last seven months recovering from an eating disorder (anorexia). Unfortunately, it seems everyone knows she went away, complicating her quest to regain some form of normalcy.

Additional Information

  • Introduced In: Season 1/ Episode 1
  • Sophie Wilde is also known for their role in “Talk To Me.”
  • Nickname (1.1): Ric and Viv call her Meems
  • Favorite Cake (1.1): Coconut Sponge Cake
  • Height (1.2): Five Foot Five
  • Age (1.2): 16
    • Age of Young Mia (1.5): She is 7
    • 7: She turns 17

Quotes

I’ve lost the plot, help me find it before it thickens.
— Mia (1.1)

“Hope will kill you long before the heartbreak does.”

— Mia (1.3)

“Yeah, treatment makes me better. It also makes me fucking miserable. I would rather be happy than be well.”

— Mia (1.3)

Hoping for you made everything brighter.
— Mia (1.8)

Alex (Sam Reuben)

Alex (Sam Reuben) and Mia (Sophie Wilde)
“Alex (Sam Reuben) and Mia (Sophie Wilde),” Everything Now, “Episode 6,” directed by Dionne Edwards, 2023, (Netflix)

Alex is Mia’s little brother, a football player treated as the perfect child due to Mia’s troubles making him seem innocent.

Additional Information

Quotes

Make better mistakes for better reasons.
— Alex (1.6)

Rick (Alex Hassell)

Rick (Alex Hassell)
Rick (Alex Hassell)

Rick is Mia and Alex’s father, who works for a publisher.

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Quotes

Viv (Vivienne Acheampong)

Viv (Vivienne Acheampong)
Viv (Vivienne Acheampong)

Viv is Mia’s mother who puts work before her kids and isn’t the most lovey-dovey type of mom, but she shows love in her own way. She is far more about talking, being a girl mom, and her design/architect career.

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Quotes

Notable Episodes

  1. Season 1/ Episode 2: Talks about what life was like for her at 16

Cameron (Harry Cadby)

Cameron (Harry Cadby) and Becca (Lauryn Ajufo)
“Cameron (Harry Cadby) and Becca (Lauryn Ajufo),” Everything Now, “Episode 4,” directed by Charlie Manton, 2023 (Netflix)

Cameron is one of Mia’s first friends but was also the first person to reveal she had an eating disorder to her parents. Because of that, they have become slightly distant over the last couple of months, and with how he has changed, it will likely take some effort for them to get back to where they were.

Additional Information

Notable Episodes

  1. Season 1/ Episode 7: We meet his dad, who has only been home seven days in the last six months, and learn his mother deals with depression

Quotes

Becca Lloyd (Lauryn Ajufo)

Becca
“Becca,” Everything Now, “Episode 3,” directed by Charlie Manton, 2023, (Netflix)

Becca is one of Mia’s closest friends whom Mia leans on heavily to get her caught up, especially since Becca has lived some experiences in Mia’s absence. But, while Becca is there for Mia, unfortunately, she has two siblings she has to help take care of since her father is dead and her mom is often working.

Additional Information

  • Introduced In: Season 1/ Episode 1
  • Alfred Lloyd (1.3): The name of Becca’s dad, who died in 2017

Quotes

Will (Noah Thomas)

Will (Noah Thomas)
“Will (Noah Thomas),” Everything Now, “Episode 7,” directed by Laurel Steinel, 2023, (Netflix)

Will is Mia’s favorite since he is gossipy, fun, and lovely overall. He is also gay, a virgin like Mia, and struggles with intimacy.

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Quotes

Alison (Niamh McCormack)

Alison (Niamg McCormack)
“Alison (Niamg McCormack),” Everything Now, “Episode 4,” directed by Charlie Manton, 2023 (Netflix)

Alison is an uncouth member of Mia’s group who says what she thinks, even when it is not appropriate or asked for.

Additional Information

Quotes

If you’re gonna do something wrong, do it right.
— Alison (1.1)

Theo Mason (Robert Akodoto)

Theo (Robert Akodoto)
“Theo (Robert Akodoto),” Everything Now, “Episode 5,” directed by Dionne Edwards, 2023, (Netflix)

Theo is one of the nicest people at school and a major crush to many.

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Quotes

Ms. Lambert (Amy Trigg)

Ms. Lambert (Amy Trigg)
“Ms. Lambert (Amy Trigg),” Everything Now, “Episode 1.2,” directed by Alyssa McClelland, 2023, (Netflix)

Ms. Lambert is Becca and Mia’s teacher and guidance counselor, who is sunny, bright, and uses a wheelchair.

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Quotes

Dr. Nell (Stephen Fry)

Dr. Nell (Stephen Fry)
“Dr. Nell (Stephen Fry),” Everything Now, “Episode 1.2,” directed by Alyssa McClelland, 2023, (Netflix)

Dr. Nell is Mia’s psychologist and has been working with her since she was receiving inpatient care.

Additional Information

Quotes

Your disorder thrives on secrecy.
— Dr. Nell (1.8)

Carli (Jessie Mae Alonzo)

Carli (Jessie Mae Alonzo)
“Carli (Jessie Mae Alonzo),” Everything Now, “Episode 3,” directed by Charlie Manton, 2023, (Netflix)

Carli is a girl from Manchester, new to London, who is Will’s co-worker and potentially Mia’s new friend. She moved to London due to her mother’s addiction (alcoholism) and currently lives with her dad.

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Quotes

Gareth (Aldous Cjokajlo-Squire)

Gareth (Aldous Cjokajlo-Squire)
“Gareth (Aldous Cjokajlo-Squire),” Everything Now, “Episode 3,” directed by Charlie Manton, 2023, (Netflix)

Gareth is the manager of the store Carli and Will work at, who mainly handles the cheese.

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Janet (Joan Iyiola)

Janet (Joan Iyiola)
“Janet (Joan Iyiola),” Everything Now, “Episode 5,” directed by Dionne Edwards, 2023, (Netflix)

A realtor, Janet is a single mother who relies on Becca to help take care of her two youngest children. At the very least, picking them up from school.

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Issy (Sephora Parish)

Issy (Sephora Parish)
“Issy (Sephora Parish),” Everything Now, “Episode 6,” directed by Dionne Edwards, 2023, (Netflix)

Issy is one of the smartest and cutest girls in Alex’s grade, who wants to become a journalist or perhaps something that would piss off her dad.

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Tom (Rio Thake)

Tom (Rio Thake)
“Tom (Rio Thake),” Everything Now, “Episode 6,” directed by Dionne Edwards, 2023, (Netflix)

Tom is a pseudo-friend of Alex and a player on the football team with Alex and Cameron.

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Jenna (Chloe Acland)

Jenna (Chloe Acland)
“Jenna (Chloe Acland),” Everything Now, “Episode 8,” directed by Laura Steinel, 2023, (Netflix)

Jenna was Mia’s roommate, who she saw as the stronger of the two since she was far more disciplined about not giving in to bad habits. Yet, it seemed she didn’t do well when she switched to outpatient, like Mia.

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Quotes

Carol (Lucy Liemann)

Carol (Lucy Liemann)
“Carol (Lucy Liemann),” Everything Now, “Episode 8,” directed by Laura Steinel, 2023, (Netflix)

Carol is Jenna’s mother and Rick’s current girlfriend, who he met at a support group.

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