ALEXA & KATIE: Episode P3.7: It’s Just. . . Weird

"It’s Okay to Let New People Into Your Life"

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The seventh episode in Season Three of ALEXA & KATIE, titled “It’s Just. . . Weird,” Alexa adjusts to the idea of becoming “more than friends” with her friend Spencer. Spencer has cancer like Alexa used to have. Alexa seems to like Spencer, but for some reason she keeps pushing him away. She’s reluctant to invite him to her basketball game and even to meet Katie. However, Spencer sees them at the coffee shop where Katie works. At the game, he also garners a dinner invitation to Alexa’s house. When Spencer comes for dinner to meet her family, Alexa has to decide how she feels. Meanwhile, Katie seeks to uncover who her single mother is secretly dating. Katie, Alexa and another classmate stake out who they think is dating Katie’s mom.

“It’s Just. . . Weird” is a fun episode of the Netflix comedy series ALEXA & KATIE. It showcases a strong moral worldview where characters look out for the best interests of their friends and family. There’s little objectionable content in the “It’s Just. . . Weird” episode of ALEXA & KATIE.

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(BB): Dominant Worldview and Other Worldview Content/Elements: Strong moral worldview where characters look out for the best interests of their families and friends Foul Language: No foul language, but a character calls someone “stupid” once Sex: No sex, but dating and romance are main topic in the episode Nudity: No nudity Alcohol Use: Adults have some wine with dinner Smoking and/or Drug Use and Abuse: No smoking or drugs; and, Miscellaneous Immorality: Nothing else objectionable.

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In “It’s Just Weird,” the seventh episode of Season Three of Netflix’s ALEXA & KATIE sitcom, Alexa adjusts to the idea of becoming “more than friends” with her friend Spencer while Katie seeks to uncover who her mom is secretly dating. “It’s Just Weird” is a fun episode and showcases a strong moral worldview where characters look out for the best interests of their friends and family, with little objectionable content.

While at the neighborhood coffee shop, Wired, Alexa and Katie chat about Spencer, the boy with whom Alexa has been talking, when Spencer suddenly walks into the shop. Katie and Spencer are delighted to meet one another finally because Alexa talks about them a lot, but Alexa’s been avoiding situations where they could meet. Meanwhile, Katie is concerned about the mysterious new man her single mother is dating.

Cut to school. Katie starts to piece together her mom’s love life and thinks she might be dating a man named Mike. Gwenny, a classmate of Katie and Alexa, says her father’s name is Mike. This puts Katie’s teeth on edge.

Cut to Alexa’s personal counseling appointment. She goes on and on about not wanting Spencer to come to her basketball game, but her counselor suspects this is a way for Alexa to “keep things safe” in her life and not confront hard issues. Spencer does end up coming to her game and garners an invite to dinner at Alexa’s house via her parents.

Alexa, Katie and Gwenny stake out who they think is dating Katie’s mom’s date, only to find out it’s actually not her mom, it’s Gwenny’s. It looks like Gwenny’s parents might be getting back together after their divorce.

Cut to dinner at Alexa’s house. Spencer comes and things seem easy for everyone but Alexa. Spencer also has cancer like Alexa used to have, but it’s not the same kind. Is a romance between Spencer and Alexa in the offing?

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