‘First” (Web Series)


Some romances begin as friendships. Some people are friends forever before they start dating. Going from friends to lovers can be a tricky road to navigate. Follow Robin and Charles as they try to figure it out in “First,” a web series on the Issa Rae channel on YouTube. Check out the synopsis and first episode below.



Robin and Charles have known each other since middle school, but it’s not until their late 20s that they realize their feelings are more than platonic. Robin an aspiring novelist moves back to her hometown post graduate school.

She’s instantly greeted by Charles who takes her on her first date since being home. The two share in a nostalgia for their 90’s childhood and see more than friendship in their future…


Jahmela Biggs – Robin

Will Catlett – Charles


Creator/Writer – Jahmela Biggs

Director – James Bland


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