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Nasim Pedrad's Chad Costume Designers Totally Nailed the Awkward Teen Look
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Nasim Pedrad's Chad Costume Designers Totally Nailed the Awkward Teen Look

New TBS comedy Chad is about the trials and tribulations of a 14-year-old boy who's trying to fit in at school. But when you look closer, you'll quickly realize that something's a little different about the title character. Mainly, he's not a 14-year-old boy at all - he's a 39-year-old woman. Played by SNL veteran Nasim Pedrad, who also conceptualized the show and created its lovable cast of characters, from Chad's idol Reid (Thomas Barbusca) to his single mom Naz (Saba Homayoon), Chad is anything but ordinary. We'll admit, it's a tiny bit absurd watching Pedrad work her comedy magic to bring an awkward adolescent to life, but that's kind of the whole point of the show. According to costume designers Amanda Needham and Adejoké Taiwo, the idea wasn't to completely fool viewers into thin...