13 Reasons Why: Season 2 Reviews

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April 14, 2020
13 Reasons Why season two is uncomfortable but remarkable viewing...
January 15, 2019
There is not nearly enough hope, for the characters or the audience.
December 29, 2018
With the exception of a solid performance again by the talented Dylan Minnette, the Brian Yorkey-showrun adaptation has run out of gas and source material.
November 8, 2018
While the show is explicit, and not everyone's cup of tea, I do believe that if you have the mindset to look beyond the obscenities, you'd understand that it's story that needs to be told.
October 31, 2018
There was no good reason to bring 13 Reasons Why back for a second season.
October 23, 2018
This new season is frustrating at times, and silly during much of its run, but there are still scenes of caring friendship, of tentative romance or raw loneliness that make up for some of the trite and forced plot developments.
Full Review | Original Score: C+
October 10, 2018
As the show evolves from a mystery and teen drama into a courtroom drama, it quickly loses its footing. The result is an inessential season of TV that revels in misery.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/4
August 26, 2018
Because the first season covered the entire novel this new batch of episodes attempt to keep the story going. There's one fatal flaw: It really is just rewinding itself, going over everything that happened previously but with added twists.
August 24, 2018
13 Reasons Why will never spell out its life lessons for us, but for the sake of its younger viewers and my sanity, its after-show starkly does.
June 29, 2018
Is it possible to keep stretching gum? [Full Review in Spanish]
June 15, 2018
If Season 2 was about healing and about letting go,... then maybe the show should follow its own themes and move on.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/5
June 14, 2018
A frank, bold, important look at modern teenage life. But, as with most series, it isn't for everyone.
June 12, 2018
13 Reasons Why lacks the nuance essential to navigating this terrain.
June 7, 2018
As with the first season, 13 Reasons Why is not an easy, breezy Saturday night binge but there's something addictive about it, that is until you remember teen angst has a limited shelf life.
June 6, 2018
The second season feels more like dealing with the aftermath of the first season's criticism, while lacking a true narrative of its own.
May 25, 2018
The second season is an even more problematic dumpster fire. Like the kind of dumpster fire that can spread rapidly to other buildings and really make a giant, fiery mess of things.
May 25, 2018
13 Reasons Why's first season had its issues, but its second season is nearly unwatchable.
May 25, 2018
Remains ridiculously gratuitous and irresponsible... It is bleak and depressing, scarringly graphic and stupidly glamorising in its treatment of guns and ideas of vengeance.
May 25, 2018
The second season of Netflix's controversial teen drama 13 Reasons Why has fans asking a lot of questions.
May 24, 2018
If this season premiere feels a little imbalanced, that's because it is. 13 Reasons Why is one of the many Netflix shows that would benefit from episodes being pared down to 45 minutes, or even half an hour.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
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