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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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Series cast summary:
Amy Hargreaves ...  Lainie Jensen 39 episodes, 2017-2019
Caleb Pilkenton ...  Jock / ... 39 episodes, 2017-2019
Michael Sadler ...  Jock / ... 39 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
William W. Barbour ...  Teacher / ... 31 episodes, 2017-2019
Timothy Granaderos ...  Montgomery de la Cruz 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
Yianni Apostolopolous ...  Student 26 episodes, 2017-2019
Zach Prusak ...  Jock 26 episodes, 2018-2019
Georgia Pellkofer ...  Student 25 episodes, 2017-2019
Brandon Kraus ...  Jock 25 episodes, 2018-2019
Ke'Mari Moore Ke'Mari Moore ...  Jock 22 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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13 Reasons Why See more »

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Dolby Digital

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1.78 : 1
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Trivia

Miles Heizer (Alex) previously worked with producer Selena Gomez on Rudderless (2014), although they did not share the screen together. See more »

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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 »

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[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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Unreal. Take a chance to read this.
1 April 2017 | by a_ball8See all my reviews

No one wants to relive high school but this show forces us to. Making us understand the importance of the life altering transition of what we call high school is what makes this show beautiful. I'll admit... I was biased and watched it because Selena Gomez produced it but now I love her even more... like that's a thing because she is perfection.

Sexism. Gender roles. Sexuality. 13 Reasons Why puts us in the shoes of characters we don't realize we relate to but draw parallels with them. The show leaves you wanting more and also realizing in some sense we were all bullied and no one gets off the hook. No one has it easy.

I'm not even going to discuss the lighting and camera work of the show because I could go on for days because it's too perfect. The bland colors paired with Clay's constant pale complexion teamed with his curiosity keeps you intrigued. And if you didn't notice that then just stop reading because you don't appreciate art.

Clay?! Are we all him!? Someone afraid to be outspoken and ourselves in high school but at the same time he is the only one that doesn't wear a mask. He wants the facts but is almost too afraid to hear it (literally).

I've never read the book but if it's anything like the show I'll be overnighting it off Amazon.

Cassettes? Selena.... qween. Thank you to the throwback and emphasis on this book. Millions of likes on Instagram doesn't mean she'd produce a great show; her commitment to it does. No one asked her to be perfect she just is and it's for reasons like this show (and that super cute Coca Cola picture... like she made us all want to drink pop). LOVE is seen through the effort put forth making this show.

PARENTS! In my opinion it almost shows a selfish view of adults not understanding their child's life even though they have gone through the process.

This is my first review but I couldn't stop loving this show. You don't have to love my review but take the time to try and appreciate the love and effort put in this show.

You're all very welcome for leaving my super ratch comments out of this💋


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