Although 13 Reasons Why wastes a lot of time this season on the misguided notion that taking down Bryce would provide Jessica or those still grieving Hannah with exactly what they need to start moving forward, it ultimately delivers a message preaching the exact opposite. The Australian youth mental health service for 12—25 year-olds, , issued a warning in late April 2017 over the graphic content featured in the series, due to the increased number of calls to the service following the series' release in the country. Season 3 will also pick up in the same location as its predecessors. While Clay doesn't seem to grasp the notion that survivors of sexual assault should be given autonomy over their own experience and when and how to share it, simply by allowing viewers to watch Jessica figure out how to do just that is an incredibly important thing to see. At times, through Hannah Baker's eyes, Jessica seemed cruel and cold-hearted, but the reality was that a group of jocks took her happiness as a sign she was up for anything.Next
Minnette's Clay is, by design, a much more stoic and reserved character. That wasn't the only headline-making affair involving Butler, though. The actress' performance is full of dynamic range, setting it against Minnette's often more complicated task in differentiating between moods that mostly go from uncomfortable to gloomy to red-eyed, hygiene-starved despair. At the end of 13 Reasons Why season 1, Jessica had just found enough courage to tell her dad about her rape ordeal. While popular, the young adult series has stirred up over its portrayal of some very sensitive subject matters, including a graphic suicide, triggering sexual assault attacks, and even school shootings. She starts by sharing the story of her first kiss, with Justin Foley, who goes on to inadvertently spread a salacious rumor that begins the sequence of events leading to her suicide.
The release of the tapes gets Clay in trouble with his parents. Banning them won't get rid of them. Thankfully, Clay had a strong moral compass, and ended up taping a confession from Bryce. At a party, Bryce forced Justin to let him into the room where Jessica was sleeping, very drunk, and raped her. It too often feels artificial, like a very long public service announcement.
Porter as dangerously misleading, since not only does he miss obvious signs of her suicidal ideations, but says he cannot report her sexual assault to the police without her identifying the assailant. Tape subject: Courtney Crimsen, for deflecting attention about both her sexuality and the photo Tyler took of her and Hannah by spreading further rumors about Hannah. The night ends in tragedy when she ends up alone with him, and he rapes her in his hot tub. He then emotionally apologizes to Hannah's mother for the part he played in her suicide. Accused Hannah devotes an entire tape two sides to Justin. Tape subject: Ostensibly Clay Jensen, for complying with Hannah's request to leave her alone at Jessica's party.Next
Jessica and Alex skip school and share a kiss. Actors and Timothy Granaderos were to series regulars ahead of Season 3, which means fans will see a lot more of Bryce's strong-willed mother Nora and his sidekick Montgomery in the coming season. Justin played a very important role on Season 1 of 13 Reasons Why, at least for a while. He is also somewhat easy to manipulate as Clay was able to successfully coerce him into confessing to raping Hannah. We're not saying we think he's a good guy even if those stories were only partially true, he's still a royal jerk , but as good readers, we have to take into account that we have an unreliable narrator. With Hannah's tapes and Bryce's admission that he raped both girls, it seems that the jock won't be able to escape some kind of repercussion now.Next
So, why say anything when that may only lead to more hurt? We'll have to wait until Season 2 next year. Netflix viewers who watched at least one episode of the season. I hope that in Jessica they can at least see someone who shows that it's okay to take your time, that it's okay to process at your own speed, and that it's your right — and your right only — to decide who to tell and when to tell them. He plays the first in his father's and realizes they have been recorded by his recently deceased classmate Hannah Baker before he accidentally drops and breaks the boombox when surprised by his mother. With no other option, Clay lets Justin stay in his bedroom with him. Hannah presents some extremely revealing and confessional poetry at the poetry club after Ryan encourages her.Next
Porter, who suspects he was behind the pictures of Jessica found in the classroom before her testimony, but he denies involvement. The season finale, which depicts Hannah's suicide in graphic detail, has been particularly criticized in this regard. The stalker, school photographer Tyler Down, takes a photo of the girls and sends it around the school. Bryce's mother later asks him whether he was telling the truth in his testimony, and, after being pressed, he confesses to raping Hannah. Coming from a prominent background, being a star and a popular athlete at Liberty High, Bryce appears to view himself as being superior to everyone and as such believes that he can do whatever he wants to, never once taking into consideration other's feelings. After reading comments posted online about his testimony, Clay anonymously uploads Hannah's tapes to the Internet. Like many teenagers of his age, Clay was confused and conflicted, wanting to be with the 'in crowd' but also wanting to please his parents, work hard in school, and find himself a nice girlfriend.Next
I haven't had the chance to nor am I going to look for some bleached blonde person with a gunshot wound to the head. We understand his actions through the lens of his dark past, but we cannot forgive his hand in Hannah's demise. Clay finds out that Sheri is trying to make up for her mistake in her own way, and he tells Jeff's parents that Jeff was sober when he died. It's not an easy subject to talk about, but I'm very fortunate with how it's doing. Rotten Tomatoes reports an approval rating of 25% with an average rating of 5. An unknown teenager with a gunshot wound to the head is treated by paramedics. First, let's look at these stories in terms of Hannah.Next
The first and second seasons of Netflix's had everyone talking — although. But then Kat moves away and Justin and Hannah begin a romantic connection. Tape subject: Alex Standall, for listing Hannah's ass as the best in school to make Jessica Davis jealous and for destroying her friendship with Jessica. First, the memories of her kiss with Justin were the reason she pushed Clay away the night of the party. Jessica finally tells her father about her rape.Next
It received positive reviews from critics and audiences, who praised its subject matter and acting, particularly the performances of Minnette and Langford. Liz Shannon Miller of , who enjoyed the series and gave it a positive score of B+, gave praise to the racial, gender and complex diversity of its supporting cast of teens. A box of recorded by Hannah in the lead up to her suicide detail thirteen reasons why she ended her life. In the present, Clay hears Zach's tape and keys his car in an act of revenge, but things turn out to be different than they appeared. Critical and audience reaction to the series has been divided, with the program generating controversy between audiences and industry reviewers.Next