Interesting thoughts! I watched the series and found it both disturbing but necessary unfortunately in this age of bullying and social media’s role in the lives of our young people.
13 Reasons why is the currently most talked about series on TV. It is a teenage morality tale about a 17 year old girl who has committed suicide in the weeks before the series begins. She has left behind a suicide note, in the form of 13, C60 audio cassettes, each one naming a different person as having a hand in causing her to take her own life. Each cassette states what this person did to affect her and she has arranged that the whole series of tapes is delivered to each of the thirteen people in turn.
So far, so dark – a horrible premise of a teenager’s suicide and the ultimate naming, blaming and shaming fantasy. This could have been so awful that I almost gave up watching after each of the first three episodes.
However, Hannah, the girl who killed herself, is a likeable, witty, attractive personality and…
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