Critic Consensus: Pure sidesteps the seedy pratfalls of its ribald premise to instead compassionately explore the complications of compulsion, shame, and struggling to make sense of oneself.
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The show is best when it's anchored in Marnie's perspective, but "Pure" does manage to expand its scope, catching glimpses of the sexual hangups and frustrations faced by Marnie's potential romantic partners.
Charly Chive is radiantly mesmerizing as a young woman with an unusual mental illness in this high-quality British import about intrusive thoughts and the havoc they can cause.
As sensitive and dark as it is hilarious, Pure is an essential comedy-drama about mental health, sex, and living with issues pertaining to both.
"Pure is proof that TV can be realistic, emotionally nuanced, and entertaining."
While it addresses really serious issues in a wonderful way, Pure doesn't quite mesh them with the coming age comedy drama it wants to be.
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