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Everyone's Calling The Bus Scene In "Sex Education" The Best TV Moment, And Here's Why

"The most powerful moment I’ve seen on TV for a long time. Actually wept."

🚨Obviously MASSIVE spoilers for Season 2 ahead!🚨

After a year between seasons, Sex Education finally returned this week and TBH, it was a perfect season of TV.

And while I loved every single character arc in Season 2, I can't stop thinking about Aimee's storyline, in particular the bus scene.

Sex Education and its “complex female characters” are a goddamn gift to TV #SexEducation

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During Season 2, Aimee's storyline focuses on the aftermath of her getting sexually assaulted by a man on the bus.

After this, we watch Aimee struggle with no longer being able to take the bus, how her relationship with her boyfriend has changed, and how she keeps envisioning her attacker.

Eventually, the storyline culminates in two heartbreaking moments in Season 2, Episode 7.

First, when Aimee finally tells her friends what she's been dealing with, and she learns that they've all been in similar situations.

And second, after hearing Aimee's story, all of her friends meet her at the bus stop and help her overcome her fear.

Like me, the rest of the internet can't stop praising Aimee's storyline and the bus scene in particular. Here are some of the best reactions:


The most powerful moment I’ve seen in tv for a long time. Actually wept #sexeducation

Twitter: @Beth_penny / Via Twitter: @Beth_penny


Sex Education really be showing how trauma doesn't sink in quickly but when it does, it will make you fear things that you could do or places you go to before (e.g Aimee refusing to take the bus)

Twitter: @ayokonadesu / Via Twitter: @ayokonadesu


can we all appreciate the writers of sex education for giving awareness on what every girl goes through being sexual assaulted by men. #sexeducation

Twitter: @chuuzus / Via Twitter: @chuuzus


"when women support each other, incredible things happen" #sexeducation

Twitter: @lucasregtien / Via Twitter: @lucasregtien


Sexual harassment is serious subject everyone been through this by a dirty look or touch or even words as a female i appreciate this so much and the conversation and just everything.#sexeducation fav scene

Twitter: @msfl_ / Via Twitter: @msfl_



im fucking crying #sexeducation we must protect aimee at all costs

Twitter: @skambebeli / Via Twitter: @skambebeli


the bus scene in sex education is honestly everything, we love women sticking up for each other

Twitter: @grangerslight / Via Twitter: @grangerslight


Hands down going to go down as one of the most powerful scenes to come out of television this year, the STRENGTH!!!! #sexeducation

Twitter: @smdsanghi / Via Twitter: @smdsanghi


sex education highlighting the fact that the most likely thing women have in common is sexual assault is truly terrifying so maybe it's time you open your eyes and see how horrible it is to live as a woman

Twitter: @hatespasta / Via Twitter: @hatespasta


aimee's story is so significant. i'm so glad that mavie convinced her to report the violence and and the support of all the other girls,,, just wow 💘 no one should be afraid of just walking around and talking about these things that happen daily is always good! #sexeducation

Twitter: @xlorenzistan / Via Twitter: @xflorenzistan


That scene in Sex Education where all the girls come together to support Aimee, even though some of them aren't even really friends

Twitter: @floatautumnleaf / Via Twitter: @floatautumnleaf


Twitter: @hrishita234 / Via Twitter: @hrishita234



Ok but can we talk about how this is one of the most pure and uplifting scenes in television history #SexEducation

Twitter: @ConCon_Bullard / Via Twitter: @ConCon_Bullard


I almost cried seeing the psychological trauma Aimee had to go through after being sexually harassed. She is so innocent!! #SexEducation

Twitter: @HammedAkinyemi / Via Twitter: @HammedAkinyemi


Aimee’s sexual assault storyline is rlly heartbreaking bcz it shows how affective it can be even when ure the happiest most optimistic person alive. #Sexeducation rlly out there addressing all kinds of topics and im here for it

Twitter: @nothinmatters13 / Via Twitter: @nothinmatters13



women supporting each other in s1 & 2 of sex education

Twitter: @cvzzies / Via Twitter: @cvzzies