Starstruck was one of the best new TV shows of 2021. And the second season comes out today.

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In the opening scene of the first season of Starstruck, Rose Matafeo’s character Jessie stumbles into the men’s bathroom at a nightclub on New Year’s Eve. 

After peeing and reenacting the iconic line from the Bond franchise, she washes her hands at the sink. 

A man walks out of a cubicle and starts to wash his hands in the next sink. 

“What were you doing in there?” she asks him. 

“Peeing,” he replies. 

“But you can pee standing up?” she states. 

“I treated myself to sit down one,” he replies. 

“You would look a gift pee horse in the mouth?” she slurs, and he laughs. 

Watch the trailer for ABC iview’s Starstruck. Post continues below. 

It’s a bloody cute scene and a good indicator of what the series is like. 

It’s a goofy millennial romantic comedy, with relatable characters and many laugh out loud moments. 

Below, I break down what the series is about and give my verdict on whether you should watch it: 

What is Starstruck about?

Starstruck was created by New Zealand comedian and actor, Rose Matafeo. 

She plays Jessie in the series, a millennial ex-pat living in London and trying to make ends meet with a handful of casual, dead-end jobs. 

After meeting Tom (Nikesh Patel) in the bathroom at the nightclub, Jessie goes home with him. The next morning, she realises she’s accidentally slept with a massive film star. Think waking up and realising you’ve a little bit slept with Liam Hemsworth
and said all sorts of things to him.