We all love crime thrillers and suspense movies or series. No matter how many different genres of movies the creators might bring, thriller movies still top our favorites list. Some series increase our heartbeat whereas some stay in our heart forever. There are some that literally leaves us in a nail-biting situation and we will be on the edge of our sofa by the end of the final episode. 13 Reasons Why is one such series that made people fall for it in the first season itself. 13 Reasons Why is an American teen drama based on the novel ‘13 Reasons Why’ written by Jay Asher. The story revolves around a high school student, Clay Jensen. How his life changes after receiving a box of cassette tapes sent by a high school student, Hannah Baker. The series has four seasons with a total of 49 episodes and is available on Netflix.
13 Reasons Why Story
The story mainly revolves around the lives of many high school students who have directly or indirectly become the reason for other students’ emotional and mental pain. The main characters are the students of Liberty High School. The story begins with Clay Jensen receiving a box of tapes and figuring out that those are Hannah Baker’s tapes. Hannah was a former high school student at Liberty High School, who committed suicide. Hannah recorded herself before her death, stating 13 reasons for her death.
Throughout the series, Clay figures out that those 13 reasons were Justin Foley, Jessica Davis, Alex Standall, Tyler Down, Courtney Crimson, Marcus Cole, Zach Dempsey, Ryan Shaver, Sheri Holland, Clay, Hannah, Bryce Walker, and Kevin Porter. The tapes help Clay to view the story from Hannah’s perceptive. The 13 reasons which caused mental trauma and made her choose death. Soon the tapes become viral on social media and Hannah’s parents sues the school district. This entirely damages the school’s reputation.
Meanwhile, Tyler tries school shooting after getting bullied by Mounty. But before further damage Clay and Tony stop him and drive him away. Eight months after this incident, Clay and his friends keep Tyler’s cover confidential. But when the tape subjects after Bryce keeps getting killed, everyone suspects Clay. In the final season, we witness a completely different Clay who faces mental issues and gets traumatized by the deaths of Bryce and Monty. Meanwhile, other students get ahead in their future, preparing for interviews and jobs.
Is 13 Reasons Why Worth Watching?
13 Reasons Why is a teen drama filled with mystery and suspense. The four seasons are interconnected with each other, it’s a kind of continuation of the previous season. The story begins from Hannah Baker’s tapes and continues showing the lives of each one responsible for her death. Throughout the series, the audience is kept engaged with ultimate twists and turns. The series also clearly portrays how bullying and ragging in high school weaken the students mentally and physically. The people who are already in love with this series don’t mind rewatching it and the ones who are new to watching this series, might not regret watching this series. It’s an entertaining series that makes us think more about the events happening around us and how directly or indirectly we might be responsible. Don’t mind rewatching if you have already watched it and don’t overthink about watching it, just click the play button and start off. You will love it.
13 Reasons Why Cast
Dylan Minnette as Clay Jensen, a high school student at Liberty high who had a crush on Hannah, Katherine Langford as Hannah Baker, a student at Liberty High who commits suicide and leaves behind 13 reasons for her death, Christian Navarro as Tony Padilla, Clay’s best friend, Alisha Boe as Jessica Davis, she gets raped by Bryce and later gets in a relationship with Justin. Brandon Flynn was Justin Foley, Jessica’s boyfriend, and he was the one who brutally bullied Hannah after their date. Justin Prentice as Bryce Walker, a popular guy in Liberty High, raped Jessica and Hannah. Devin Druid as Tyler Down, a shy student who always gets bullied. Michele Selene Ang as Courtney Crimsen, the student who is responsible for spreading rumors about Hannah to hide her secret. Steven Silver as Marcus Cole, the popular student of Liberty High who sexually abused Hannah during their date.