Never Have I Ever, an American coming-of-age comedy and drama, made for Netflix by Mindy Kaling and Lang Fisher, aired for the first time April 27, 2020. After the first season aired, it renewed for a second season which aired July 15, 2021. Not long after the second season aired, it renewed for a third season which aired August 12, 2022. it has since been renewed for a fourth season, which will be the last season. The fourth season should air in 2023.
Never Have I Ever follows the life of a 15-year-old girl, Devi Vishwakumar. Devi ends up losing her father extremely suddenly. After losing him she lost feeling in her legs making her unable to walk for three months. This happens due to the major psychological trauma she went through by losing her father. Out of the blue, Devi ends up walking one day when she’s in a hurry to try and see her crush.
After the year Devi had, Devi’s determined to change her social standing at school. Though everyone around her makes it extremely tricky for her to do so. Never Have I Ever follows all of Devi’s daily struggle with life, love, and family relationships. And as she tries to deal with the horrible grief of losing her father at such a young age. It shows Devi struggling with boy problems and being in a love triangle while navigating how to fit the situation.
Since the release of Never Have I Ever, it has received really positive reviews from critics. Many critics say it was a great coming-of-age story, while also being absolutely hilarious and charming as well. Critics also stated that even when the writing and plot is not up to standard, the charming nature of the characters make up for it. Overall reviews have been extremely good from most critics.
On Rotten Tomatoes, the first season holds an approval rating of 97% based on 58 reviews, with an average rating of 7.82/10 while the second season holds a 93% based on 30 reviews and an average rating of 8.30/10. On Metacritic, it has a weighted average score of 80 out of 100 based on 18 critics
Maitreyi Ramakrishnan as Devi Vishwakumar
Poorna Jagannathan as Dr. Nalini Vishwakumar
Darren Barnet as Paxton Hall-Yoshida
Jaren Lewison as Benjamin “Ben” Gross
Richa Moorjani as Kamala Nandiwadal
John McEnroe as himself
Ramona Young as Eleanor Wong
Lee Rodriguez as Fabiola Torres
Niecy Nash as Dr. Jamie Ryan
Sendhil Ramamurthy as Mohan Vishwakumar
Eddie Liu as Steve
Christina Kartchner as Eve Hjelms
Alexandra Billings as Jennifer Warner
Benjamin Norris as Trent Harrison
Dino Petrera as Jonah Sharpe
Jae Suh Park as Joyce Wong
Adam Shapiro as Mr. Lyle Shapiro
Cocoa Brown as Principal Grubbs.
Martin Martinez as Oliver Martinez
Jack Seavor McDonald as Eric Perkins.
Lily D. Moore as Rebecca Hall-Yoshida
Rushi Kota as Prashant
Hanna Stein as Shira Liedman
Angela Kinsey as Vivian Gross
Michael Badalucco as Howard Gross
Donna Pieroni as Patty
Dana G. Vaughns as Marcus Jones
Aitana Rinab as Zoe Maytag
Tyler Alvarez as Malcolm Stone
Utkarsh Ambudkar as Mr. Manish Kulkarni
P. J. Byrne as Evan Safstrom
Megan Suri as Aneesa Qureshi
Common as Dr. Chris Jackson
Tohoru Masamune as Kevin Hall-Yoshida
Ranjita Chakravarty as Nirmala Vishwakumar
Clyde Kusatsu as Ted Yoshida
Anirudh Pisharody as Des
Markus Jorgensen as Boris Koslov
Gilberto Ortiz as Alex Gomez
Chelly as Parvesh
Peter James Smith as Mr. Chan
Kikéy Castillo as Christina Harrison
Atticus Shaffer as a young man who participates in model UN (as “Russia”).
Iqbal Theba as Aravind
Mark Collier as Andy
Adriyah Marie Young as Carley
Andy Samberg as himself
Pragathi Guruprasad as Preethi’s sister
Anjul Nigam as Raj
Gigi Hadid as herself
Pooja Kumar as Noor
Sunit Gupta as Karthik
K.T. Thangavelu as Charu