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Mean Mums - First Episode

Television (Full Length Episode) – 2019

When my kids started school I was like, "these people are lovely but they're also really crazy". I found myself in situations at school [thinking] "I actually don't know what is happening here but I'm going to keep going" and "I want to help but they also look too crazy".
– Mean Mums creator Amanda Alison in a TV Guide interview, 4 July 2019
You have the confidence of a much more reliable Mum.
– Perfectionist Heather (Anna Julienne) assesses the fundraising skills of Jess (Morgana O'Reilly)
I've got some sausages with hypothermia and I really need to impress my fundraising colleagues slash potential new best friends...
– Jess ( Morgana O'Reilly) pleads for help so that she can ace the sausage sizzle
...there’s a feeling that the show genuinely likes all the mums at its centre, and the camaraderie between the three main characters is one of its greatest strengths ... all you need for a great sitcom is a killer premise with an almost endless well of ideas, writing that balances the humanity of the characters with a killer joke-per-minute rate, and a cast that can sell it.
– Reviewer Sam Brooks in The Spinoff, 16 July 2019