Why ‘Big Mouth’ Needed to Embrace Anxiety and Concerns of the LGBTQ+ Community in Season 4

Why ‘Big Mouth’ Needed to Embrace Anxiety and Concerns of the LGBTQ+ Community in Season 4
“It’s pretty hard to think of something that goes too far in ‘Big Mouth,'” said Nathan Rico, the show’s art director, “we tend to really go for it.” And four seasons in (with at least two more on the way), Netflix’s raunchy animated comedy remains as diligent as ever in exploring the shame-induced recesses of the adolescent mind with a surprising measure of thoughtful realization. Or in as much as you can with hormone monsters and talking vaginas running around, not to mention episodes devoted entirely to fecal matter.

But Season 4 allowed the creators to truly meet the moment of intersecting fears and anxieties without really knowing that most people’s mindsets would end up much like the young characters. Social and personal identity and deep-rooted fears about the future and the unknown are a running theme within the narratives of this far-reaching, exploratory bunch of episodes,
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