Here's The Trailer For 'PEN15's Upcoming Animated Special
They discovered they were ideal collaborators, both with an offbeat sense of humor and a rip-the-Band-Aid-off forthrightness.
I need to do that again.
He was, like, mining for gold.
We just wanted to be funny.
Whereas a lesser show might draw attention to this fact, Erskine and Konkle play their characters completely straight, aiming for situations that aren't comedic because the series' leads seem out of place, but because they're reminiscent of real, relatable early teen experiences.
But really, I just wanted to write something that felt honest to my experience growing up as an immigrant kid here in America.