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13 Reasons Why 

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Follows teenager Clay Jensen, in his quest to uncover the story behind his classmate and crush, Hannah, and her decision to end her life.

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One month later, Hannah's loved ones celebrate her life and find comfort in each other. Meanwhile, a brutal assault pushes one student over the edge.


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Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 2 wins & 6 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Series cast summary:
...  Clay Jensen 26 episodes, 2017-2018
...  Hannah Baker 26 episodes, 2017-2018
...  Tony Padilla 26 episodes, 2017-2018
...  Jessica Davis 26 episodes, 2017-2018
...  Justin Foley 26 episodes, 2017-2018
...  Bryce Walker 26 episodes, 2017-2018
...  Alex Standall 26 episodes, 2017-2018
...  Zach Dempsey 26 episodes, 2017-2018
...  Tyler Down 26 episodes, 2017-2018
...  Lainie Jensen 26 episodes, 2017-2018
...  Kevin Porter 26 episodes, 2017-2018
...  Olivia Baker 26 episodes, 2017-2018
...  Montgomery de la Cruz 20 episodes, 2017-2018
...  Matt Jensen 19 episodes, 2017-2018
...  Sheri Holland 18 episodes, 2017-2018
...  Courtney Crimsen 18 episodes, 2017-2018
...  Marcus Cole 17 episodes, 2017-2018
...  Ryan Shaver 17 episodes, 2017-2018
...  Andy Baker 17 episodes, 2017-2018
...  Dennis Vasquez 15 episodes, 2017-2018
...  Mr. Davis 15 episodes, 2017-2018
...  Principal Gary Bolan 13 episodes, 2017-2018
...  Chloe Rice 13 episodes, 2018
...  Cyrus 12 episodes, 2018
...  Nina Jones 12 episodes, 2018
...  Sonya Struhl 12 episodes, 2018
...  Skye Miller 11 episodes, 2017-2018
...  Deputy Standall 11 episodes, 2017-2018
...  Scott Reed 11 episodes, 2018
...  Judge Campbell 11 episodes, 2018
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Storyline

Thirteen Reasons Why, based on the best-selling books by Jay Asher, follows teenager Clay Jensen (Dylan Minnette) as he returns home from school to find a mysterious box with his name on it lying on his porch. Inside he discovers a group of cassette tapes recorded by Hannah Baker (Katherine Langford) -his classmate and crush-who tragically committed suicide two weeks earlier. On tape, Hannah unfolds an emotional audio diary, detailing the thirteen reasons why she decided to end her life. Through Hannah and Clay's dual narratives, Thirteen Reasons Why weaves an intricate and heartrending story of confusion and desperation that will deeply affect viewers. Written by Studio

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Drama | Mystery

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The winter formal scene took over a week to shoot because the crew wanted so many different camera angles and wanted to capture so many plot points. See more »

Goofs

In Episode 1 (and Tape 1, Side A) Hannah says that there are 13 sides to every story, and that this is the reason for making 13 tapes. However, at the time she recorded the first tape, she had only planned on making 12, which she reveals in Episode 12. She didn't intend to record a conversation with Mr. Porter until days later. See more »

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Hannah: I'm glad you're still listening. Having fun?
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Lovelife
Written by Thomas Mars, Deck D'Arcy, Laurent Brancowitz and Christian Mazzalai
Performed by Phoenix
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Season 2 ruined it
20 May 2018 | by See all my reviews

My review is based on season 2 because I feel like it takes the entire show out of it's original story. The bad writing and storylines ruined a perfectly scripted series and made it into a drama high school show. It is still a unique story about a serious subject with amazing actors. But that doesn't change the fact that season 2 was absolute nonsense and didn't need to happen.


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