Critic Consensus: Freaks and Geeks lampoons real-life adolescence while affectionately embracing every growing pain along the way with refreshing honesty.
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as Lindsay Weir
as Sam Weir
as Mr. Weir
as Mrs. Weir
as Karen Scarfoli
as Gordon Crisp
as Cindy Sanders
as Dr. Schweiber
as Mr. Rosso
as Mr. Kowchevski
as Mr. Fredricks
as Cookie Kelly
as Amy Andrews
as Barry Schweiber
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During its short but perfectly formed run, it forced its audience to laugh through the awkwardness of adolescence.
It's worth watching just to see baby versions of people like James Franco, Jason Siegel, Seth Rogan, Busy Phillips, and others, but it's also a genuine take on high school and the constant need to feel like you belong.
Freaks and Geeks is tapping into something primal: adolescents' hunger to begin to understand themselves and their world. Freaks and Geeks is too honest to offer answers. But it affirms the value and the universality of asking the questions.
Freaks reminds us that we're often closest to our true selves when we're alone and not performing for our peers, particularly during our painfully self-conscious teen years.
The young actors are natural and convincing, and the high school characters manage to be funny without too much Dawson's Creek glibness.
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