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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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Series cast summary:
Caleb Pilkenton ...  Jock / ... 39 episodes, 2017-2019
Michael Sadler ...  Jock / ... 39 episodes, 2017-2019
Dylan Minnette ...  Clay Jensen 36 episodes, 2017-2019
Christian Navarro ...  Tony Padilla 36 episodes, 2017-2019
Alisha Boe ...  Jessica Davis 36 episodes, 2017-2019
Brandon Flynn ...  Justin Foley 36 episodes, 2017-2019
Justin Prentice ...  Bryce Walker 36 episodes, 2017-2019
Miles Heizer ...  Alex Standall 36 episodes, 2017-2019
Ross Butler ...  Zach Dempsey 36 episodes, 2017-2019
Devin Druid ...  Tyler Down 36 episodes, 2017-2019
William W. Barbour ...  Teacher / ... 31 episodes, 2017-2019
Timothy Granaderos ...  Montgomery de la Cruz 30 episodes, 2017-2019
Katherine Langford ...  Hannah Baker 26 episodes, 2017-2018
Amy Hargreaves ...  Lainie Jensen 26 episodes, 2017-2018
Derek Luke ...  Kevin Porter 26 episodes, 2017-2018
Kate Walsh ...  Olivia Baker 26 episodes, 2017-2018
Anne Winters ...  Chloe Rice 26 episodes, 2018-2019
Zach Prusak ...  Jock 26 episodes, 2018-2019
Georgia Pellkofer ...  Student 25 episodes, 2017-2019
Brandon Kraus ...  Jock 25 episodes, 2018-2019
Ke'Mari Moore Ke'Mari Moore ...  Jock 22 episodes, 2017-2019
Cassie Hendry ...  Student Amberle Smythe / ... 21 episodes, 2017-2019
Galen G. Wathen ...  Teacher / ... 21 episodes, 2017-2019
Josh Hamilton ...  Matt Jensen 19 episodes, 2017-2018
Ajiona Alexus ...  Sheri Holland 18 episodes, 2017-2018
Michele Selene Ang ...  Courtney Crimsen 18 episodes, 2017-2018
Brenda Strong ...  Nora Walker 18 episodes, 2018-2019
Steven Silver ...  Marcus Cole 17 episodes, 2017-2018
Tommy Dorfman ...  Ryan Shaver 17 episodes, 2017-2018
Joseph C. Phillips ...  Mr. Davis 17 episodes, 2017-2019
Brian d'Arcy James ...  Andy Baker 17 episodes, 2017-2018
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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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If you're listening, you're too late.

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Drama | Mystery

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Release Date:

31 March 2017 (USA) See more »

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1.78 : 1
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Shooting was so difficult, they had therapy dogs visit the set. The series covers many heavy issues, including depression, suicide, and sexual assault, to name a few, so naturally the stars would need cheering up every once in awhile. "I know there was one scene, I wasn't around, but they had therapy dogs on set. There was a puppy per hour," Dylan Minnette recalled in a recent interview. 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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[repeated line]
Hannah: Hey, Helmet.
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Lovelife
Written by Thomas Mars, Deck D'Arcy, Laurent Brancowitz and Christian Mazzalai
Performed by Phoenix
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Adults and teens alike should watch this!
3 April 2017 | by PsychoFluffSee all my reviews

Having just finish watching this, I am both stunned and heartbroken. This is a gritty tale of life and the cause and effect of other peoples actions which can force someone into thinking their only way out is suicide. Don't dismiss this as yet another teen angst series; its not. Its an important piece of cinematography which about the darker side of life. If you have older teens, watch it with them. Make them see what it can really be like for some people and that their actions have consequences. It gets pretty hardcore at the end, making you think. Making you stop. Making you realise what what you should do is sometimes very different from what you actually do. You don't have to have handed someone the gun, sometimes its because you don't take it away from them too; doing nothing can be just as pivotal as causing the heartache. The acting is marvellous from these young adults depicting what its like trying to survive modern life as young adults and what they will, or wont, do to fit in.


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