Pirjo is a woman who ends up in situations which often turn up extremely awkward. She is a friendly person who only wants to do good but completely ordinary encounters will have unexpected outcomes and sometimes even turn into a catastrophe. Circumstances are not always in her favor and misunderstandings can’t be avoided.
The short-form comedy serie is scripted by famous Finnish stand-up comedian Pirjo Heikkilä together with well-known and respected director Lauri Nurkse. Named after it’s scriptwriter, all the episodes and scenes in Pirjo are derived from a real life observations, some which have actually happened personally to her.
The first season of Pirjo was aired in autumn 2018.
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