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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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Cast

Series cast summary:
Amy Hargreaves ...  Lainie Jensen 39 episodes, 2017-2019
Caleb Pilkenton ...  Jock / ... 37 episodes, 2017-2019
Michael Sadler ...  Jock / ... 37 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
Timothy Granaderos ...  Montgomery de la Cruz 30 episodes, 2017-2019
William W. Barbour ...  Teacher / ... 30 episodes, 2017-2019
Katherine Langford ...  Hannah Baker 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
Yianni Apostolopolous ...  Student 25 episodes, 2017-2019
Brandon Kraus ...  Jock 25 episodes, 2018-2019
Ke'Mari Moore ...  Jock 24 episodes, 2017-2019
Georgia Pellkofer ...  Student 24 episodes, 2017-2019
Cassie Hendry ...  Student Amberle Smythe / ... 21 episodes, 2017-2019
Galen G. Wathen 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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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

31 March 2017 (USA) See more »

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1.78 : 1
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Neither Katherine Langford (Hannah) nor Dylan Minnette (Clay) had read the book "Thirteen Reasons Why" before being cast to star in the series. Langford read it in between being cast and filming, but Minette didn't want to confuse the character in the book with the character in the show, so he didn't read it. See more »

Goofs

Jeff's accident is ruled to be the result of drunk driving because of the presence of alcohol in his car. However, in the case of all traffic accidents resulting in death, thorough investigations are always conducted, including toxicology reports. Jeff would undergo a mandatory autopsy to determine the exact cause of death and therefore it would be known that he was not intoxicated at the time of the accident. See more »

Quotes

[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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How valuable is a human's life?
10 April 2017 | by ahmetkozanSee all my reviews

I watched the last episode and finished the series. My current mood is depressive and my feathers thorns. It was really impressive. The drama brings great sorrows to the audience, bringing sadness. It completely changes the way people think about their behavior towards the environment. We have behaviors that cause negative effects that we do not care about people we interact with, and that is to realize that our behavior can be one of the giant pieces of fist that are thrown into the life of that person. The worst do not care about it. So I always thought it was important to pay attention not to break your heart in this life. It is very important to act like human beings. This series is for everyone to watch. Especially parents. The biggest impact of the series was that I could start looking at the people around me with less prejudice. It is strongly recommended. 8/10


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