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  • Series Premiere Date: Nov 16, 2018
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  • Summary: Leila (Desiree Akhavan) breaks up with her girlfriend Sadie (Maxine Peake) and begins dating men with the help of her neurotic roommate Gabe (Brian Gleeson) in this dramedy from Desiree Akhavan.
  • Genre(s): Comedy, Drama
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 3 out of 3
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 3
  3. Negative: 0 out of 3
  1. Reviewed by: Robert Lloyd
    Nov 12, 2018
    80
    Because the characters and the milieu are well observed--"The Bisexual" does for London what "Girls" did for New York--and naturalistically rendered, the show is moving, at unexpected times, if you have lived much life at all, or even thought about it a little.
  2. Reviewed by: Troy Patterson
    Nov 9, 2018
    80
    Where [Sally4Ever's] Sally’s crisis outrageously flowers into absurdity, Leila’s is the basis for a droll study of friendship and desire, with tenderness in its millennial moping, and emotional depth to its embarrassing emotional pratfalls.
  3. Reviewed by: Brian Lowry
    Nov 9, 2018
    75
    The Bisexual -- despite Leila's confusion -- has a clear identity,