What is You're the Worst (TV) About?
You're the Worst is an American dark comedy television series that explores modern love through the lens of two toxic personalities. The show centers around the lives of Jimmy Shive-Overly, a narcissistic and self-destructive writer, and Gretchen Cutler, a sarcastic and self-sabotaging PR agent. Both of them have a deeply cynical view on relationships and a fear of commitment, yet they find themselves drawn to each other after a chance encounter at a wedding leads to a one-night stand. As their relationship develops, Jimmy and Gretchen navigate an array of personal demons, including depression and PTSD, while trying to maintain their romance. The series also includes the lives of their friends Edgar Quintero, a veteran dealing with PTSD and Lindsay Jillian, Gretchen's best friend, providing a multifaceted look at the challenges of personal growth and the impact of troubled relationships. Created by Stephen Falk, 'You're the Worst' combines raw humor with emotionally complex narratives, presenting an unflinchingly honest portrayal of contemporary relationships.
The first episode of You're the Worst aired on July 17, 2014 and the most recent episode to air was on April 03, 2019.