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Here's Where You Can Watch Never Have I Ever

If you could honestly end the phrase "never have I ever" with "seen 'Never Have I Ever,'" here's how to correct the oversight.

Created by comedy genius Mindy Kaling, "Never Have I Ever" was ranked as one of Looper's best TV shows of 2020. High school sophomore Devi Vishwakumar (Maitreyi Ramakrishnan) has decided that she's fed up with being uncool and sets out to makeover her life, starting with making a bold move on her crush, Paxton Hall-Yoshida (Darren Barnet). However, Devi still has to navigate her relationships with her two best friends, Eleanor (Ramona Young) and Fabiola (Lee Rodriguez); her Indian-born mom's resistance to certain aspects of American life that Devi would very much like to take part in; and, oh yes, the sudden death of her father the previous year, which left Devi temporarily unable to walk. All of this is narrated by tennis legend John McEnroe, in character as himself.

"Never Have I Ever" examines grief, expectations, mother-daughter tensions, first love, the challenges (and joys) of being a first-generation American, and TikTok dances. You might cry, but you will also laugh through those tears — which sums up high school, really.

Never Have I Ever is on Netflix

The only place you can watch "Never Have I Ever" is Netflix. (Whose password you use is between you, your conscience, and your parents/ex/former roommate/distant cousin.)

Season 1 of "Never Have I Ever" premiered on Netflix on April 27, 2020. The show was an immediate success, and a couple of months later, on July 1, the cast announced – via a staged Zoom call posted to the show's official Twitter feed, of course — that "Never Have I Ever" Season 2 is on its way.

Mindy Kaling fans might be a little confused to see the show on Netflix. In February 2019, Kaling left her development agreement with Universal Television (part of NBC, also home to "The Office) in favor of what the Hollywood Reporter described as an eight-figure, six-year deal with Warner Bros. TV. But she'd started "Never Have I Ever," announced in March 2019, as part of that NBC agreement, and Netflix ordered the first 10 episodes without even needing to see a pilot.

Kaling will continue to produce projects through her own production company, Kaling International, which also made "The Mindy Project," "Four Weddings and a Funeral," and "Late Night," as well as "Never Have I Ever." But her new work will be tied to Warner Bros., which likely means HBO will get first dibs. Meanwhile, the second season of "Never Have I Ever" is coming to a Netflix account near you (at some point).