Netflix Shares First Look At Sex Education Season 2 Ahead Of 2020 Release
Netflix has shared a first look at the second season of Sex Education.
The news comes as the streaming site announces a 2020 return for the hit series.
The critically acclaimed show tells the story of the students of Moordale High School, specifically Otis Milburn (Asa Butterfield), an awkward teenager who struggles with the fact that his mum is a sex therapist.
According to Netflix's viewing tracking, the show was viewed in 40 million households within the first four weeks of it being released.
As a result, the show's army of fans have been waiting some time for its return.
Well, the wait is almost over as Netflix has given a synopsis of the new series.
The site said: "In season 2, as a late bloomer Otis must master his newly discovered sexual urges in order to progress with his girlfriend Ola whilst also dealing with his now strained relationship with Maeve.
"Meanwhile, Moordale Secondary is in the throes of a Chlamydia outbreak, highlighting the need for better sex education at the school and new kids come to town who will challenge the status quo.
"Maeve and Aimee's BFF relationship is stronger than ever since Aimee ditched 'the Untouchables'.
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"Eric notices his new-found self-confidence attracting unfamiliar kinds of attention. Adam is at military school, still conflicted by his feelings for Eric.
"Lily has hit pause on her sexual endeavours to focus on her creative talents and finds a newfound friend in Ola.
"Jackson is forced to flex his mental rather than physical muscle and is still buckling under the pressure from his parents to succeed.
"Jean and Jakob's relationship is discovered and they have to learn how to operate as a blended family. Jean forms an unlikely connection with Mrs Groff and a friendship between the two women begins to form."
Since it's release, Sex Education has won praise for tackling some important subject matter such as sexuality, identity and relationships. It has also garnered a 90 percent fresh rating on review aggregator site Rotten Tomatoes.
Speaking about the renewal, which was announced earlier this year, the show's creator Laurie Nunn said: "The reception to series one has been so exciting.
"Seeing how people across the world have connected to characters that began as ideas in my head is incredible. I'm hugely grateful to every person that has taken the time to watch the series, and I can't wait to continue this amazing journey."
At the time, Netflix's Vice President of Original Content, Cindy Holland, added: "Laurie Nunn has captured the awkward teenage experience with a lot of heart and humour in Sex Education.
"Along with the Eleven team and executive producer and director Ben Taylor, she's created a universally relatable series that has resonated with our members around the world."
A date has yet to be confirmed for the show's return, but we will be sure to let you know as soon as it is.
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