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Faking It 

After numerous attempts of trying to be popular two best friends decide to come out as lesbians, which launches them to instant celebrity status. Seduced by their newfound fame, Karma and Amy decide to keep up their romantic ruse.
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Cast

Series cast summary:
Rita Volk ...  Amy Raudenfeld 38 episodes, 2014-2016
Katie Stevens ...  Karma Ashcroft 38 episodes, 2014-2016
Gregg Sulkin ...  Liam Booker 38 episodes, 2014-2016
Bailey De Young ...  Lauren Cooper 38 episodes, 2014-2016
Michael J. Willett ...  Shane Harvey 38 episodes, 2014-2016
Rebecca McFarland ...  Farrah 19 episodes, 2014-2016
Courtney Kato ...  Leila 18 episodes, 2014-2016
Senta Moses Mikan ...  Principal Penelope 17 episodes, 2014-2016
Keith Powers ...  Theo 16 episodes, 2014-2015
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After numerous attempts of trying to be popular, two best friends decide to fake being lesbians. They are launched into instant celebrity status. Seduced by their newfound fame, Karma and Amy decide to keep up their romantic ruse; but Amy has more than popularity on her mind as she falls for Karma.

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22 April 2014 (USA) See more »

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Shane makes a reference to Flowers in the Attic. Costar Bailey De Young had a role in Petals on the Wind (2014), part of the Flowers in the Attic series. See more »

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Referenced in Truth or Dare (2018) See more »

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Pleasant Surprise
2 June 2014 | by vovvevSee all my reviews

I have only seen the first two episodes right now, but I need to write this.

When I first heard of this show, I was skeptic (and probably rightly so, looking at the description). However, it really only took me one episode to realize this was going to be much better than anticipated! It's definitely not a masterpiece, it's such an obvious MTV-show it's not even funny (good and bad), but it's fun and easy to watch. Also, a show about high school where gay people isn't only there to get bullied and beaten to death is a lovely surprise.

My limited English stops me from writing much more, but I really just wanted to get rid of that terrible homophobic review on the front page that didn't give the show any justice at all.

If you'd like a mix of Awkward and G.B.F. this show is probably ideal for you


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