You never know when an underrated new classic is going to suddenly pop off on a streaming service. Recently, Netflix began streaming the 2015 comedy “The DUFF” starring Mae Whitman as Bianca Piper, the titular “DUFF”. “DUFF” stands for “Designated Ugly Fat Friend,” a label she doesn’t know she has at first. However, after a party, her friend Wesley (Robbie Amell) reveals she is the proverbial DUFF to her two friends Casey (Bianca Santos) and Jess (Skyler Samuels).
The remainder of “The DUFF” involves Bianca wrestling with the role she’s been given, struggling with the friend relationships she’s had as the “DUFF” and finding her own identity along the way.