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You: Season 1 (2018)




Critic Consensus: You pairs thrilling drama with trashy fun to create an addictive social media horror story that works its way under the skin -- and stays there


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Bookstore manager Joe Goldberg (Penn Badgley) meets graduate student and aspiring writer Guinevere Beck (Elizabeth Lail) at his bookstore and falls in love at first sight. Joe becomes obsessed with Guinevere and stops at nothing in getting rid of the obstacles that keep her from loving him. Season 1 of "You" also stars Shay Mitchell as Peach Salinger, Lou Taylor Pucci as Benji, Luca Padovan as Paco, Victoria Cartagena as Claudia, Daniel Cosgrove as Ron, Zach Cherry as Ethan, and John Stamos as Dr. Nicky.


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Critic Reviews for You: Season 1

All Critics (60) | Top Critics (20)

Creepy, yes? You will scare plenty of viewers into changing their online passwords.

September 12, 2018 | Full Review…

It speaks to the thing that's all too true in life: the hero of a story might, from a different perspective, really be a villain.

September 7, 2018 | Rating: A- | Full Review…

The series excels at playing with and subverting audience expectations by blending the horrors of thrillers with rom-com beats to create an wildly addictive - and sometimes uncomfortable - watch.

October 20, 2021 | Full Review…

The show subliminally questions our stance on the fine line between what we consider affection and infatuation. It exposes our information vulnerability...

July 17, 2020 | Rating: 5/5 | Full Review…

The lit-world setting makes the story actually funny, and the satire deeply savage.

January 30, 2020 | Full Review…

Addictive yes, but it definitely comes from the type of trashy thriller you would consume in one day by a pool somewhere.

January 2, 2020 | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for You: Season 1

Great book and the Tv show captures the lead character perfectly.


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