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Post by Hero on Sat Apr 22, 2017 9:42 am

New series just added up onto Netflix and it's already the most talked about show of the year. Despite being based around a group of teens it's no Stranger Things as it's centred around the suicide of a girl called Hannah and how she left a series of 13 tapes to tell her classmates why they were the reason she killed herself. 
Already it's become quite controversial due to the topic and the danger of copycat 'revenge suicides', personally though I found the series exceptionally well acted and hopefully raises awareness and discussion in a positive way.

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Post by President Trump on Mon Apr 24, 2017 4:37 am

My Wife just finished watching it and said it was excellent and should be shown in schools

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Post by compelling and rich on Tue Apr 25, 2017 4:59 am

one episode off finishing it, been excellent so far.

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Post by westisbest on Thu Apr 27, 2017 4:42 pm

Just watched a trailer for it. Looks good.
May start it tonight.

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Post by westisbest on Thu Apr 27, 2017 7:22 pm

2 episodes in, very good so far.

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Post by compelling and rich on Fri Apr 28, 2017 12:06 pm

finished it and it is a brilliant powerful series, would definitely agree that kids could learn a lot from watching it

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Post by westisbest on Wed May 10, 2017 3:37 pm

Finished it last night.
Excellent series.
Very powerful as people have said.

Looking forward to the second series.
A few questions to be answered.

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Post by Guest on Tue Jun 27, 2017 10:54 am

This was a pretty heavy show to watch, especially from around episode 9 onwards. That's not to say I never enjoyed it

Was a very moving and powerful portrayal of a pretty taboo subject

I wonder how the second season is going to work. I don't know whether each episode will have a focus on a specific character that changes each episode to see how they deal with the fall out of all that has happened. All I know is I want that Bryce character to be locked up where he belongs. Horrible vile character

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Post by Hero on Tue Jun 27, 2017 10:57 am

It came in for quite a bashing from several media outlets for fear of copycat incidents, has there actually been any?
And even so if there has I imagine that as a result of the show there's been a lot more cases of teenagers feeling able to open up to friends and family regarding issues that previously they felt unable to.

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Post by Guest on Tue Jun 27, 2017 11:01 am


Can't say I agree it would entice copycat case, god forbid anybody did take their life I can't see a television series as giving them the motivation to do it. They've already got their own demons they're battling

I'm with you, I would have thought it would represent more of a reassurance that there's nothing to be embarrassed about and to open up about what they're going through

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Post by lfc91 on Wed Jun 28, 2017 3:16 am

Thought this series was fantastic. Echo everything said above and will say that I thought there were some very good actors among the cast (The only person I even remotely recognized going in was the guy who played Clay).


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Post by westisbest on Wed Jun 28, 2017 5:14 am

He was Jacks son in Lost.
Only place I recognised him from.

Didn't recognise any others.


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Post by lfc91 on Wed Jun 28, 2017 5:23 am

Think I recognized him from Goosebumps along with a few appearances in different TV shows. Either way, was well acted by a relatively unknown cast.

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Post by westisbest on Sun May 20, 2018 5:15 pm

2 episodes into season 2.

Been a good start.


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Post by compelling and rich on Tue May 29, 2018 5:17 am

im 6 episodes in to the second series and it just feels like their adding stuff to flesh out a new season. some of the stuff feels poorly added, with not much reason other than to fit into the 13 episode platform.

dont like the ghost/imaginary Hannah either

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Post by Beer on Tue May 29, 2018 5:52 am

I completed it yesterday. I have to agree, C&R, it becomes a recurring them i feel. I won't spoil it for anyone

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Post by westisbest on Wed May 30, 2018 2:44 pm

I thought it was decent enough.
Agree on the ghost Hannah bit, thought it was poor.







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Post by westisbest on Tue Sep 03, 2019 6:10 pm

Finished season 3 last week. Thought it was decent enough.

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Post by compelling and rich on Thu Sep 05, 2019 7:47 am

westisbest wrote:Finished season 3 last week. Thought it was decent enough.

struggling with the 3rd season. all a bit cliché and doesn't help the new girl is a terribly character

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Post by westisbest on Thu Sep 05, 2019 6:22 pm

Yeah I wasn’t a big fan of hers.

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