Please Like Me: Season 3 Episode 2 – “SIMPLE CARBOHYDRATES”– Premieres Friday, October 23 at 10pm ET/PT
As a loaf of bread causes friction between Josh and Tom, Arnold reveals he’s going to come out to his parents at his birthday party. Mae has a big confession to make that leaves Dad heartbroken and behaving irrationally. Hannah’s depression reveals itself in a disturbing manner, but Mum insists on taking her out for a big night at a lesbian bar. Claire reveals that she’s coming home from Germany – again. Josh ropes Dad into helping Arnold do a musical dress rehearsal of coming out to his homophobic father.
About Please Like Me
Named one of the best shows of the year by Entertainment Weekly for two years running, “Please Like Me” is praised by critics around the world. It has earned nominations from the International Emmy® Awards, the Rose d’Or Awards, the GLAAD Media Awards, the Logie Awards, as well as nine AACTA Awards nominations (Australian Academy awards) where it has won trophies for Best Comedy Series, Best Screenplay in Television and Best Performance in a TV Comedy. Last year, Thomas made OUT Magazine’s annual OUT 100 List as a comedian to watch.
Creator, writer, and star of the show, Thomas extends his talent this season by taking a seat in the director’s chair for the first time, making him a quadruple threat. Joining the new season is actress Emily Barclay (Light Between Oceans, Suburban Mayhem), who portrays Ella, Tom’s(Thomas Ward) new love interest. Original cast members reprising their roles for season three alongside Thomas and Ward are Caitlin Stasey (Claire), Hannah Gadsby (Hannah), Keegan Joyce (Arnold), Debra Lawrance in her AACTA Award-winning role of Mum, David Roberts (Dad), Renee Lim (Mae) and, arguably the show’s biggest star, Josh’s dog, John.
The original key creative team is also back: award-winning film and TV Director Matthew Saville (The Slap, Felony); Producer Todd Abbott; and Executive Producers Thomas, Abbott and Kevin Whyte. Executive Producers for the ABC are Rick Kalowski and Brett Sleigh; and for Pivot, Jeff Skoll and Chris Loveall. “Please Like Me”, a Pivot Original Series, is a Pigeon Fancier and John & Josh International Production, produced in association with the Australian Broadcasting Corporation.