First Look At Canadian Comedian Mae Martin’s Netflix Dramedy ‘Feel Good’

Canadian comedian Mae Martin is creator and star of “Feel Good”, a quasi-autobiographical dramedy in which she plays a Canadian comedian named Mae, living in London while making a name for herself on the local comedy scene.

Described as a “recovering addict whose addictive behaviours and intense romanticism dominate every single part of her life,” Mae’s world is rocked when she meets a woman named George (Charlotte Ritchie, “Call the Midwife”) and is utterly smitten.

George feels the same way, which surprises her considering she’d been heterosexual up that point.

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“They embark on an intoxicating romance as Mae juggles relationships with her parents, fellow addicts in a drugs support group, her colleagues at the local standup club, and most importantly tries to transform her relationship with George from an addictive one to a healthy one,” Netflix’s synopsis explains.

“But the real question is can Mae replace a toxic addiction to love with love itself,” the synopsis continues, describing “Feel Good” as “a deeply personal, dark but hilarious story about two young people navigating the modern-day landscape of love, addiction, and sexuality — and trying to form a meaningful and lasting connection.”

In addition to Martin and Ritchie, “Feel Good” also stars Adrian Lukis and Lisa Kudrow, playing Mae’s parents.

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“I’m beyond excited for people to finally see my semi-autobiographical show ‘Feel Good’,” says Martin. “I really hope that people laugh, connect with the characters, and root for Mae and George as a couple. We tried to make a show that’s funny, heartbreaking, and occasionally completely bizarre, because that’s what life is like.”

“Feel Good” premieres on March 19.

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