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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Complete series cast summary:
Dylan Minnette ...  Clay Jensen 49 episodes, 2017-2020
Christian Navarro ...  Tony Padilla 49 episodes, 2017-2020
Alisha Boe ...  Jessica Davis 49 episodes, 2017-2020
Brandon Flynn ...  Justin Foley 49 episodes, 2017-2020
Justin Prentice ...  Bryce Walker 49 episodes, 2017-2020
Ross Butler ...  Zach Dempsey 49 episodes, 2017-2020
Devin Druid ...  Tyler Down 49 episodes, 2017-2020
Amy Hargreaves ...  Lainie Jensen 49 episodes, 2017-2020
Miles Heizer ...  Alex Standall 49 episodes, 2017-2020
Timothy Granaderos ...  Montgomery de la Cruz / ... 43 episodes, 2017-2020
Michael Sadler ...  Jock / ... 1 episode, 2017-2020
Josh Hamilton ...  Matt Jensen 35 episodes, 2017-2020
Caleb Pilkenton ...  Jock / ... 4 episodes, 2017-2020
Derek Luke ...  Kevin Porter 27 episodes, 2017-2019
Kate Walsh ...  Olivia Baker 27 episodes, 2017-2019
Mark Pellegrino ...  Bill Standall 27 episodes, 2017-2020
Katherine Langford ...  Hannah Baker 26 episodes, 2017-2020
Steven Weber ...  Gary Bolan / ... 25 episodes, 2017-2020
Mia Jómor ...  Student / ... 2 episodes, 2017-2019
Grace Saif ...  Ani Achola 23 episodes, 2019-2020
Tyler Barnhardt ...  Charlie St. George 23 episodes, 2019-2020
Austin Aaron ...  Luke Holliday / ... 23 episodes, 2018-2020
Brenda Strong ...  Nora Walker 22 episodes, 2018-2020
Michele Selene Ang ...  Courtney Crimsen 22 episodes, 2017-2020
RJ Brown ...  Caleb 21 episodes, 2018-2020
Bryce Cass ...  Cyrus 21 episodes, 2018-2020
Joseph C. Phillips ...  Greg Davis 20 episodes, 2017-2020

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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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In episode 1.2, 13 Reasons Why: Tape 1, Side B (2017), at the coffee shop Hannah (Katherine Langford) and Jess (Alisha Boe) ask Alex (Miles Heizer) about a new picture on the wall. He first says it looks like a bleeding man. Dylan Minnette (Clay) has a real life band and one of their songs is "Bleeding Man". See more »


When Justin smokes heroin he mostly smokes it by straight inhaling the smoke coming off of the foil by putting his mouth/face to/into the smoke. But in reality to smoke heroin you have to use a tooter. Which is usually a hollowed out plastic pen tube. There is one part where he has/ uses a tooter to smoke it. But in the rest of the show he smokes it incorrectly without any tooter to actually catch the smoke. With most of the smoke just going up into the air. In reality if you tried to smoke heroin like he does without a tooter of some kind you would miss all the smoke, wasting it and not really getting high from it. See more »


[repeated line]
Hannah: Hey, Helmet.
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Written by Thomas Mars, Deck D'Arcy, Laurent Brancowitz and Christian Mazzalai
Performed by Phoenix
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Should have been one season only
8 June 2020 | by blackwarrior-15314See all my reviews

Season one was great. If you've heard good things about this show, it's more than likely things being said about the first season. The second season is okay but not as good, and then the last two are pretty bad. They're entertaining don't get me wrong-but in some of the worst ways possible. In my opinion, it turned into a show where they were exploiting serious issues just for shock value and to keep the show running-as opposed to addressing those issues and tackling them with a storyline that makes coherent sense.

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31 March 2017 (USA) See more »

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