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My Brilliant Friend

IMDB Logo8.8/10
Rotten Tomatoes Logo94%
Drama Rated: 18+ (TV-MA)2018 - Present1 SeasonReturning: Date TBAOn: HBO 

When the most important friend in her life seems to have disappeared without a trace, Elena Greco, a now-elderly woman immersed in a house full of books, turns on her computer and starts writing the story of their friendship.My Brilliant Friend featuring Elisa del Genio and Ludovica Nasti has one or more episodes streaming on HBO. It's a drama show with 8 episodes over 1 season. My Brilliant Friend is still airing with no announced date for the next episode or season. It has a very high Rotten Tomatoes (critics) score of 94% and a high IMDb audience rating of 8.8 (1,306 votes).

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Season 1

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Season 01, Episode 01 Le Bambole (The Dolls)

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Nov 18, 2018
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Le Bambole (The Dolls) Nov 18, 2018 The disappearance of her old friend, Lila Cerrullo, causes 60-year-old author Elena Greco to reflect on the early days of their friendship in 1950s Naples, when Elena and Lila are two very different girls at the top of their class. When the girls discover the lair of Don Achille, a criminal figure who controls the neighborhood, they decide to confront him.

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Season 01, Episode 02 Episode 2

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Nov 19, 2018
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Episode 2 Nov 19, 2018 As fourth grade draws to an end, Elena and Lila fight with their families for the chance to continue their education. Later, a trip out of town becomes a day Elena will never forget, and a death changes things in the neighborhood forever.

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Season 01, Episode 03 Episode 3

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Nov 25, 2018
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Episode 3 Nov 25, 2018 Now a teenager, Elena grapples with the onset of puberty, her studies, and her friendship with Lila, who now works in her family's shoe-repair store. After a library awards ceremony reveals what Lila has been keeping secret, Elena learns what her friend's grand plans might be. Lila takes a stand against the dangerous Solara brothers.

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Season 01, Episode 04 Episode 4

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Nov 26, 2018
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Episode 4 Nov 26, 2018 Entering high school, Elena vows to stay ahead of Lila, academically and romantically. Lila eschews a parade of suitors vying for her affection, choosing instead to focus on her ambitions in the shoe shop. Promising a better future for the neighborhood, Stefano Carracci invites Elena, Lila and their families over for New Year's Eve, but things take a dark turn.

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Season 01, Episode 05 Episode 5

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Dec 2, 2018
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Episode 5 Dec 2, 2018 Elena grows tired of Gino, while Lila rejects two potential suitors at a cost. A rare outing into the city turns violent. Elena worries about not being there for Lila after accepting an invitation to spend the summer away from the neighborhood and her family.

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Season 01, Episode 06 Episode 6

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Dec 3, 2018
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Episode 6 Dec 3, 2018 On the island of Ischia, Elena runs into the Sarratore family, reigniting her childhood crush on Nino, who is at odds with his father, the charming Donato. Back in Naples, Lila's resistance to Marcello's pressing courtship reaches a breaking point. On the day of Elena's 15th birthday, an unexpected encounter leaves her shaken.

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Season 01, Episode 07 Episode 7

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Dec 9, 2018
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Episode 7 Dec 9, 2018 Elena returns to Naples to find Lila has made a romantic connection with Stefano, despite the looming presence of Marcello. As Lila embraces a more glamorous life at Stefano's side, Elena warns her about what people are saying around the neighborhood. Later, in hopes of keeping up with her friend, Elena encourages one suitor and rebuffs the advances of another.

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