My Mad Fat Diary

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  • TV-MA
  • 2013
  • 3 Seasons
  • 8.4  (15,689)

My Mad Fat Diary is a British made comedy/drama television series set in Lincolnshire, England During the mid 1990's. The main character Rae Earl is a troubled but lovable overweight teenager. Rae's mental health issues and a suicide attempt result in a four-month stay in a mental hospital. The show chronicles Rae's life as she struggles to take her life back after her release from the hospital.Rae returns home to find that her mother Linda has an illegal immigrant live-in boyfriend named Karim. Family secrets and lies, and her mother's attempts to control her also causes problems between the two. Rae re-connects with her childhood friend Chloe, who introduces her to an interesting group of characters. Trying to fit in while hiding the truth about her mental illness from her old and new friends complicates things for Rae. Rae, who is the last virgin in her group hopes to remedy the situation by finding love and a boyfriend. Though she fears that her weight will make it difficult she perseveres, and enters into a sometimes shaky relationship with a boy name Finn. Through it all Rae manages to keep a positive attitude and her sense of humor.

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Voodoo
3. Voodoo
July 6, 2015
Rae starts to contemplate the effect her illness has had on those around her.
Rewind
2. Rewind
June 29, 2015
Rae takes drastic action putting her own future in jeopardy.
Who is Stan Ford?
1. Who is Stan Ford?
June 22, 2015
When Rae gets a surprise offer from Bristol, her life is thrown into turmoil.
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My Mad Fat Diary is a British made comedy/drama television series set in Lincolnshire, England During the mid 1990's. The main character Rae Earl is a troubled but lovable overweight teenager. Rae's mental health issues and a suicide attempt result in a four-month stay in a mental hospital.

The show chronicles Rae's life as she struggles to take her life back after her release from the hospital.Rae returns home to find that her mother Linda has an illegal immigrant live-in boyfriend named Karim. Family secrets and lies, and her mother's attempts to control her also causes problems between the two.

Rae re-connects with her childhood friend Chloe, who introduces her to an interesting group of characters. Trying to fit in while hiding the truth about her mental illness from her old and new friends complicates things for Rae.

Rae, who is the last virgin in her group hopes to remedy the situation by finding love and a boyfriend. Though she fears that her weight will make it difficult she perseveres, and enters into a sometimes shaky relationship with a boy name Finn. Through it all Rae manages to keep a positive attitude and her sense of humor.

My Mad Fat Diary is a series that is currently running and has 3 seasons (16 episodes). The series first aired on January 14, 2013.

Where to Watch My Mad Fat Diary

My Mad Fat Diary is available for streaming on the E4 website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch My Mad Fat Diary on demand at Hulu.

  • Premiere Date
    January 14, 2013
  • IMDB Rating
    8.4  (15,689)