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  • Ability over Appearance: Word of God is that Eric was the only character written specifically to be a certain race (as being black forms a major part of his characterization). Everyone else was cast race neutral.
  • Cast the Runner-Up:
    • Aimee-Lou Wood was auditioning for the role of Lily, but got cast as Aimee instead.
    • Patricia Allison auditioned for Lily as well, and then Kate, before she was cast as Ola.
  • The Danza: Aimee-Lou Wood as Aimee Gibbs.
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  • Dark Horse Casting: Emma Mackey had barely any experience when she was cast as Maeve. In fact, at the time of her audition, she didn't even have headshots.
  • Dawson Casting: As to be expected from a TV show about teenagers having sex, the cast of high schoolers are composed of twenty-something actors.
  • Disabled Character, Disabled Actor: Like his character Isaac, George Robinson also uses a wheelchair.
  • Separated-at-Birth Casting: Though they have different colouring, Alistair Petrie (Mr. Groff) and Connor Swindells (Adam) have similar enough facial structures to believably play father and son.


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