BTFC has found one of the most hysterical web series’ yet. Released a month ago, Seeds is a hilarious comedy starring four single black women. Written and created by Deja Harrel , each episode takes it’s audience into mundane situations that become hilarious once these characters get are put in a scene together. From stealing tampons to drunk dancing galore. The first episode begins with one of the friends named Jade (Deja) facing a sexual dilemma after calling her boyfriend by the wrong name, Melvin, which is actually his brother’s name.
Get a glimpse at Ep 1!
As they sit around each other and discuss what she should do with weed on the side we get a dose of their character with each pull. Deja’s three friends, Maya, Beth and Danielle have each other’s back but passive aggression is a constant between them in the show. Being a common trait among friendships between women, it is quite comical to see.
In the second episode for instance, Deja dresses in a very laid back fashion without make-up and hair done while to go to a workout session with Beth (Dionne Addai) who appears with her face full of makeup and ready to go on a date. That leads to animosity and name calling the rest of the episode, but a ton of laughter for viewers. Being a black woman is also discussed in this episode along with a few others. Phrases like “What’s so bad about being angry” and “We have every right to be” are exchanged between Deja and Beth.
In another episode on of the more outspoken characters, Danielle (Adia Alli) speaks to a white woman in a bar about justice black people need to reap from police. A typical argument unwrapped between the two with a stereotypical line black women hear constantly known as “why are you being so hostile”. This line along with the other mentioned resonates with black women and any minority as I am sure it was meant to do. Seeds gets a thumbs up from BTFC, Deja Harrel is an artist to be on the lookout for with her hilarious writing and dynamic acting ability.
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