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'Sex Education,' 'Butterfly' join British streaming invasion

(CNN)The reliance on U.K.-produced TV shows to flesh out US lineups -- especially on the streaming services -- is on full display this month, with the latest wave of this British invasion involving quartet of series making their debuts on Netflix, Amazon and Hulu, including a pair that deal frankly with teen issues.The most distinctive of the newcomers deal with youth-centric stories, albeit in decidedly different ways.Netflix's "Sex Education" is about a teenage boy (Asa Butterfield), who has acquired detailed knowledge of sexuality thanks to his sex-therapist mother ("The X-Files'" Gillian Anderson), although that's merely a jumping-off point for a whole lot of awkwardness and discomfort.Easily more interesting -- and certainly more emot ...