What is South Side About?
South Side is a hilarious comedy television series set in a vibrant and fictional neighborhood on the South Side of Chicago. The show revolves around the lives of two best friends, Simon and Kareem, who grew up together and now find themselves facing the realities of adulthood in their close-knit community. With a clever mix of humor and satire, South Side tackles important social issues such as gentrification, unemployment, and crime in a refreshingly funny way. The show expertly balances laugh-out-loud moments with sharp social commentary, shedding light on the challenges and triumphs of life in the South Side. Through its engaging and relatable characters, South Side showcases the rich cultural heritage and tight-knit community bonds that characterize this historically significant area. From the struggles of finding steady employment to the hilarious encounters with eccentric locals, the show captures the resilience and unique spirit of the South Side. With its witty dialogue, memorable characters, and insightful storytelling, South Side offers an entertaining, thought-provoking, and ultimately heartwarming portrayal of life on the South Side of Chicago.
The first episode of South Side aired on July 24, 2019 and the most recent episode to air was on December 29, 2022.