You (2018– )
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A charming first encounter quickly turns into something more nefarious when bookstore manager Joe takes a very strong liking to grad student Beck.


Lee Toland Krieger


Caroline Kepnes (based upon the book by), Sera Gamble (developed by) | 3 more credits »




Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Penn Badgley ... Joe Goldberg
Elizabeth Lail ... Guinevere Beck
Luca Padovan ... Paco
Zach Cherry ... Ethan
Shay Mitchell ... Peach Salinger
Nicole Kang ... Lynn Lieser
Kathryn Gallagher ... Annika Atwater
Mark Blum ... Mr. Mooney
Daniel Cosgrove ... Ron
Victoria Cartagena ... Claudia
Reg Rogers ... Professor Paul Leahy
Lou Taylor Pucci ... Benjamin 'Benji' J. Ashby III
Cliff Moylan ... Gas Company Man
Gianni Ciardiello ... Young Joe Goldberg
Katy Rea Katy Rea ... Neo-Folk Singer


Based on Caroline Kepne's best-selling novel of the same name, "You" is a 21st century love story that asks, "What would you do for love?" When a brilliant bookstore manager crosses paths with an aspiring writer, his answer becomes clear: anything. Using the internet and social media as his tools to gather the most intimate of details and get close to her, a charming and awkward crush quickly becomes obsession as he quietly and strategically removes every obstacle - and person - in his way.

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[first lines]
Joe Goldberg: [thinking as he observes a woman in his store] Well, hello there. Who are you? Based on your vibe, a student. Your blouse is loose. You're not here to be ogled, but those bracelets, they jangle. You like a little attention. Okay, I bite. You search the books. Uh, fiction. F through K Now, hmm, you're not the standard insecure nymph hunting for Faulkner you'll never finish. Too sun-kissed for Stephen King. Who will you buy?
Guinevere Beck: [running into each other] Sorry...
Joe Goldberg: [continues thinking] You ...
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Poor writing
4 January 2020 | by JonLocke7See all my reviews

Can't go five minutes in the first episode without the mention of some sexual related content. I'm no prude but it's certainly a sign of poor writing So I'm not hopeful. Interesting concept so I'll give it a couple more episodes.

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