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Yellowjackets, on Showtime

Is anyone watching this? I really liked the first episode. It’s like a more horrific version of Lost, lots of flashbacks & mystery…and cannibalism! I really like Juliette Lewis in everything she’s in.

by Anonymousreply 600January 19, 2022 5:47 PM

I figured it would be stupid but I really liked it as well...a little Lord of the Flies and True detective mixed with teenage girls and their adult selves.

by Anonymousreply 1November 16, 2021 4:26 AM

Great premiere, already hooked.

by Anonymousreply 2November 16, 2021 5:13 AM

I’m enjoying it thus far.

by Anonymousreply 3November 16, 2021 6:54 AM

I plan to. Was the first episode gory?

by Anonymousreply 4November 16, 2021 9:39 AM

I gave it a shot and really liked it. The important part is that the young girls were not annoying like most teens are in shows these days.

by Anonymousreply 5November 16, 2021 11:26 AM

Im hooked, when's the next episode out?

by Anonymousreply 6November 21, 2021 10:06 AM

Christina Ricci and Juliette Lewis as cannibalistic cheerleaders? What’s not to like?

by Anonymousreply 7November 21, 2021 10:21 AM

Misty is a crazy bitch 🥴

by Anonymousreply 8November 21, 2021 12:58 PM

(r6) New episodes are Sunday on Showtime. Hulu has a deal where you can add Showtime for $3.99 a month for 4 months before the price goes up so that's one way to access.

by Anonymousreply 9November 21, 2021 1:17 PM

Fuck, I hate Juliette Lewis. Such an annoying chick. And that whole rock-star thing? Ugh.

The girl that plays young Juliette is really pretty. And has a great taste in music and movies, judging by her Insta.

If this was a real female soccer team, half of them would be gay and dating each other.

The 90's scenes don't really look 90's, despite all the 90's rock songs that are playing in the background every five minutes.

by Anonymousreply 10November 22, 2021 4:34 PM

Juliette Lewis should be in this thread as well.

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by Anonymousreply 11November 22, 2021 4:47 PM

Juliette Lewis always seems a little demented. Is she cray cray IRL?

by Anonymousreply 12November 22, 2021 5:33 PM

R12 she's a clam. Does that answer your question?

by Anonymousreply 13November 22, 2021 11:30 PM

It is on for free on Pluto TV.

by Anonymousreply 14November 23, 2021 2:21 AM

It's free on Torrent sites.

by Anonymousreply 15November 23, 2021 8:57 PM

Is no one watching this show? The thread is dead.

by Anonymousreply 16November 23, 2021 9:01 PM

I'm so old Juliette Lewis will always be the daughter on I Married Dora.

by Anonymousreply 17November 23, 2021 9:05 PM

I’m watching and hooked.

by Anonymousreply 18November 23, 2021 9:23 PM

Those wilderness scenes are creepy and spooky

by Anonymousreply 19November 23, 2021 9:48 PM

They have a good music department. Love the Elliott Smith and Nirvana.

by Anonymousreply 20November 23, 2021 9:53 PM

I guess Jackie (Shauna's best friend) doesn't make it out of the wilderness since there's no actress portraying the adult version of her, or did I miss something? Who was running at the beginning of Ep1 and ultimately fell to her death?

by Anonymousreply 21November 23, 2021 10:30 PM

R20 They didn't play any Nirvana. Did they play Elliot Smith?

by Anonymousreply 22November 23, 2021 11:04 PM

[Quote] Who was running at the beginning of Ep1 and ultimately fell to her death?

We don't know yet.

by Anonymousreply 23November 24, 2021 1:40 AM

It was driving me crazy who the actress playing Van (the one who got burned on the plane) is. I looked it up. She was the daughter on Santa Clarita Diet. She's good.

by Anonymousreply 24November 24, 2021 1:46 AM

Agree the 90s scenes are way off.

They need to pick up the pace.

by Anonymousreply 25November 24, 2021 2:03 AM

I wonder if Van will eat Jackie??

by Anonymousreply 26November 24, 2021 2:20 AM

Nothing like feeding rabbit to your unwitting family.

by Anonymousreply 27November 24, 2021 2:38 AM

I loved the first episode and much of the second. I guess my problem is that the wilderness scenes and the scenes where the present day adults reflect on the past are way, way more interesting than their current problems. I was so bored with the cliche problems in Melanie Lynskey’s family and some rough trade she met in a fender bender. My attention wanders and I miss when something interesting happens.

by Anonymousreply 28November 24, 2021 5:41 AM

R22, I was thinking of another show. Pardon.

by Anonymousreply 29November 24, 2021 5:49 AM

Melanie Lynskey was the other Heavenly Creature with Kate Winslet, and was in But I'm A Cheerleader, as one of the lesbians getting converted.

by Anonymousreply 30November 24, 2021 5:49 AM

Who is that little hot piece playing Melanie Lynskey’s husband?

by Anonymousreply 31November 24, 2021 8:53 AM

Time was not kind to Juliette Lewis' face.

by Anonymousreply 32November 24, 2021 9:08 AM

A rabbit from your yard would be absolutely rife with parasites.

by Anonymousreply 33November 24, 2021 9:10 AM

Is it Yellowjackets or Straitjackets?

by Anonymousreply 34November 24, 2021 12:19 PM

R34 it should be both.

by Anonymousreply 35November 24, 2021 8:38 PM

All the non-Americans in this cast must be driving the “foreign actors stealing American roles” DL trolls crazy.

by Anonymousreply 36November 24, 2021 10:06 PM

Bump Why is no one on DL watching this show?

by Anonymousreply 37November 27, 2021 9:30 AM

[quote] They didn't play any Nirvana. Did they play Elliot Smith?

They played Hole. It was Miss World

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by Anonymousreply 38November 27, 2021 9:37 AM

^ Hole isn't Nirvana.

by Anonymousreply 39November 27, 2021 9:40 AM

I love it so far. Juliette Lewis is EVERYTHING. Dark, brooding, intense as FUCK. She's just one of those actors that's fascinating to watch. I'm a fan of Melanie Lynskey, but I don't give a shit about broken marriage storylines--so that's a FF.

They probably used Hole over Nirvana because the 90s riot grllll aesthetic blah blah blah

by Anonymousreply 40November 27, 2021 9:46 AM

That's bs. They also had Smashing Pumpkins.

by Anonymousreply 41November 27, 2021 10:00 AM

R41 So? What does THAT have to do with anything?

by Anonymousreply 42November 27, 2021 10:20 AM

R42 "They probably used Hole over Nirvana because the 90s riot grllll aesthetic blah blah blah"

Why wouldn't they used a Nirvana song then? Smashing Pumpkins weren't a riot grrrl band either. It's not like they could only use either Hole or a Nirvana song. Not both.

Plus Nirvana was a lot closer to Olympia, WA riot grrrl bands than Hole were. Literally, since they lived there and dated Bikini Kill girls, musically and idealogicly. Courtney hated those bands. And Kurt Cobain was way bigger feminist than she ever was.

by Anonymousreply 43November 27, 2021 4:23 PM

[quote] Hole isn't Nirvana.

I didn't say it was. But it is Nirvana adjacent

by Anonymousreply 44November 27, 2021 6:25 PM

"Coach Scott" was GORGEOUS will we see more of him?

The girl actresses are well matched to their grown up actresses.

The BODY on "Teen Jeff" (actor is Jack DePew and at 29 way too old for this, of course).

by Anonymousreply 45November 27, 2021 8:57 PM

Juliette Lewis is a gem of a woman IRL. Not "cray cray" in the slightest and wholly her own person. Humble, a bit strange, charismatic and steeped in old glamor and Hollywood stories from the late 80's, 90's and beyond. She's one of those people everyone wants at the dinner party.

by Anonymousreply 46November 27, 2021 10:22 PM

It’s pretty good.

by Anonymousreply 47November 27, 2021 11:49 PM

It's very entertaining. Although I don't think Melanie Lynskey would have such hunky muscular husband.

by Anonymousreply 48November 27, 2021 11:58 PM

R48, no kidding. She’s got access to that AND the hot mechanic dude?

by Anonymousreply 49November 28, 2021 12:39 AM

I'm sure they're saving Nirvana for when shit really breaks down in the woods. And I am excited.

by Anonymousreply 50November 28, 2021 3:15 AM

Juliette Lewis's face looks haggard and fantastic in this show. Christina Ricci playing adult and "ugly" Misty is a stretch. Also Juliette is a number of years older.

by Anonymousreply 51November 28, 2021 3:46 AM

R46 she does seem cool but i can't fully get on board due to the whole $cio thing.

by Anonymousreply 52November 28, 2021 6:54 AM

R52 How does she look cool? The whole rock star wannabe thing is so lame and un-cool to me.

by Anonymousreply 53November 28, 2021 8:22 AM

R48 Well the actress that portrays younger Melanie is quite pretty. They started fooling back then, in highschool.

by Anonymousreply 54November 28, 2021 8:23 AM

R43 Who gives a fuck about how Love felt about Kathleen Hanna and those other bands? Who cares that they used the Pumpkins?

Those are YOUR reasons. Why is it so difficult for you to comprehend that maybe they decided to use Hole--a popular, primarily FEMALE band from the decade this show is set in--instead of Nirvana? This show is about young women, female empowerment, etc. Everything THAT movement was about and despite Love's selective memory, she capitalized on that image. BIG TIME.

Please get a refill of whatever meds you are out of...

by Anonymousreply 55November 28, 2021 9:33 AM

R48 I mean...they've been together since high school. Maybe he's not a superficial piece of shit?

by Anonymousreply 56November 28, 2021 9:38 AM

I told a friend that this was awesome. He said,he didn’t watch shows about women. Something about their voices.

How sad to go through life like that.

by Anonymousreply 57November 28, 2021 9:50 AM

R55 You are too stupid to insult.

by Anonymousreply 58November 28, 2021 10:24 AM

R57 your friend does sound like a misogynist asshole.

by Anonymousreply 59November 28, 2021 10:43 AM

R57 Why are you friends with a mysonistic pos?

by Anonymousreply 60November 28, 2021 11:07 AM

Sad.y, I think a lot of,straight guys are like that.

by Anonymousreply 61November 28, 2021 2:03 PM

R58 And you CLEARLY have issues that need to be dealt with. Get help or kill yourself. Nobody cares.

by Anonymousreply 62November 28, 2021 2:48 PM

There’s a subreddit for discussing this. A number of participants claim to have Borderline Personality Disorder, in a thread discussing the gal who’s on meds for schizophrenia.

I’m hoping the show doesn’t veer into supernatural shit. Damaged humans are scary enough.

by Anonymousreply 63November 28, 2021 4:38 PM

R62 You care, you stupid dumbass cunt. Otherwise you wouldn't have replied, moron.

by Anonymousreply 64November 28, 2021 4:41 PM

R61 How do you know his friend isn't gay? Judging by DL, a lot of gay guys are like that as well.

by Anonymousreply 65November 28, 2021 4:42 PM

R63 I don't think it will veer into supernatural. It doesn't look like that type of show. So far..

by Anonymousreply 66November 28, 2021 4:43 PM

WTF with that doll?

by Anonymousreply 67November 28, 2021 8:26 PM

The sign is carved on the tree when they arrive. We know in episode 2 the girls descend into savagery but there must be an outside agent who/that is part of what happens. The agent could be human or supernatural. It won't bother me either way.

Teen Sauna is secretly barebacking her BFF's Jackie's longterm boyfriend Jeff. Adult Jeff is now Sauna's husband. There is no adult Jackie - so she dies in the mountain shenanigans.

by Anonymousreply 68November 28, 2021 8:47 PM

In the first ep, the girl who fell into the pit was wearing the heart necklace Jackie was wearing in the 90s.

by Anonymousreply 69November 28, 2021 9:04 PM

SPOILER for tonight's episode

Shawna is now fat and dumpy, the guy from the car she hit has to be setting her up. Her husband is an ass.

by Anonymousreply 70November 28, 2021 9:08 PM

Her husband was HAF in HS and remains so. It's compensation because she never got to go to Brown and instead became a flesh eating savage in the woods.

Its too early to trust any character and we already have reasons to distrust most if not all of them.

by Anonymousreply 71November 28, 2021 10:23 PM

I bet it’s the presumed-dead Jackie behind this new drama. Who will play adult Jackie?

I am really liking this, but is designed to be multiple seasons? I just don’t see how they can sustain it.

I did like the music this episode, even if I don’t really “get” why 80s music was used so much. Vienna by Ultravox at the end, and my favorite Kim Wilde song, Cambodia, when Shauna was tailing her husband. I love that song.

by Anonymousreply 72November 29, 2021 12:17 AM

R72, I love it, too.

Whoever fell into the pit didn’t survive. How could she have?

I absolutely HATE the flashbacks to the crash site. They give me major anxiety.

Melanie Lynskey’s voice reminds me of Megan Mullally.

by Anonymousreply 73November 29, 2021 12:28 AM

They ate the girl from the pit, dolls. There is no actress listed for grown up Shauna in IMDB.

by Anonymousreply 74November 29, 2021 12:35 AM

OOPs - I mean no actress for grown up Jackie. Jackie must be dead in the pit and fire roasted.

by Anonymousreply 75November 29, 2021 12:36 AM

Why couldn’t they just kill animals in the pungee trap? They had to eat each other?

by Anonymousreply 76November 29, 2021 12:58 AM

Well Mary, that is a central compelling mystery and why we look forward to watching more episodes. Duh.

by Anonymousreply 77November 29, 2021 1:03 AM

R66 I spoke too soon. Didn't take long for it to turn into lame supernatural dreck.

by Anonymousreply 78November 29, 2021 7:02 AM

So they were in the woods for three days but when they were bathing in the lake, all of their armpits were freshly shaved.

And why would cops go to the site where the guy hang himself? How would they know that someone hang themself? So stupid. The first thing they would do is find those fresh tire tracks that match the car of the two women that were in jail just few hours ago, for breaking into this dead guy's home.

P.S. why do American cops always turn the sirens on when going to the crime scene? So that the perpetrator can escape on time? Or they don't do that and it's just a thing in Hollywood movies and shows?

by Anonymousreply 79November 29, 2021 7:11 AM

R64 Great comeback! You're officially a child. Those fentanyl-laced lines are calling your name. Get to sniffing, creep. Somebody needs that apartment you stink up.

by Anonymousreply 80November 29, 2021 9:28 AM

R80=cunt. I know it was a great comeback, you retard. I don't need you to tell me that. And look, you still care. Go play in traffic.

by Anonymousreply 81November 29, 2021 10:56 AM

I think they are going to use every single 90s "alternative" big hit throughout the show.

by Anonymousreply 82November 29, 2021 11:08 AM

The girl who fell in the pit had long black hair. But I guess if Jackie's hair grew and was dirty that could be her, they were there for 19 months.

by Anonymousreply 83November 29, 2021 10:46 PM

Am rewatching the first episode and Jackie is wearing a heart necklace and the girl who fell in the pit had on a heart necklace.

by Anonymousreply 84November 29, 2021 10:50 PM

I don't think it's Jackie. It could be Lottie?

by Anonymousreply 85November 30, 2021 12:28 AM

Yes Lottie had long dark hair. Also I kept watching and Jackie gave her heart necklace to Shauna on the plane. But we know Shauna survives.

Can't stand the woman running for Senate (Tai?) her voice is grating, too sexy for the part.

by Anonymousreply 86November 30, 2021 1:49 AM

'My son' 'Waaaaalt'. I agree the little kid reminds me of Walt from Lost. That doll at the end. Yikes

by Anonymousreply 87November 30, 2021 1:49 AM

Van (Vanessa) looks like a 30 year old lesbian.

by Anonymousreply 88November 30, 2021 1:52 AM

Some of the "teens" are in their late 20s and the lighting catches it on the regular.

by Anonymousreply 89November 30, 2021 1:57 AM

Will Missy kill the coach or will he die from his leg getting infected?

by Anonymousreply 90November 30, 2021 2:02 AM

Oops I think her name is Misty. Ironic since I have a coworker by that name who is psychotic too.

by Anonymousreply 91November 30, 2021 2:03 AM

Misty treating that old lady that way is why I don't want to go into a rest home when I am old.

by Anonymousreply 92November 30, 2021 2:05 AM

Cristina Ricci is so good at playing nutso characters.

by Anonymousreply 93November 30, 2021 3:21 AM

Coach Ben is hot!

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by Anonymousreply 94November 30, 2021 3:23 AM

3rd episode was creepy as fuck when they juxtaposed Taissa as a little girl at the wake, teen at the cabin and then adult at her house walking to discover something terrifying. I was thoroughly freaked out and had to cleanse my palette with some mindless YouTube after.

MARY!!!

by Anonymousreply 95November 30, 2021 3:29 AM

I laughed at Misty's date who kept trying to get away from her

by Anonymousreply 96November 30, 2021 3:39 AM

I like Natalie's open disgust with Misty.

Coach lisped when he said Misty, think the actor is gay.

by Anonymousreply 97November 30, 2021 3:59 AM

R86 how can her voice be sexy and grating at the same time?

by Anonymousreply 98November 30, 2021 6:18 AM

Taissa is obviously in love with Van. Wonder what will happen between them.

by Anonymousreply 99November 30, 2021 7:18 AM

Jackie is a major character in the flashbacks - I don't think she was the one in the pit. She probably survived somehow and is sending the postcards.

by Anonymousreply 100November 30, 2021 7:26 AM

R100 There's no actress credited as an adult Jackie.

by Anonymousreply 101November 30, 2021 8:10 AM

Well adult Jackie would have to be completely offscreen character. There is no "adult Jackie" actress listed in IMDB.

by Anonymousreply 102November 30, 2021 9:11 AM

I don’t think it’s a legal requirement that every performer is listed on IMDb, especially if the show wants to keep it a surprise.

It’s Jackie.

by Anonymousreply 103November 30, 2021 10:54 AM

R103 IMDb can't hide the cast of the show just because show creators or a network tells them to hide it. Unless they are hiding it too. Did that ever happen? That the movie or a tv show producers were not listing someone cause they wanted to keep it as a surprise? Never heard of it

by Anonymousreply 104November 30, 2021 11:16 AM

The tree carving is fresh and there when they arrive in the woods. Someone/something is watching them. This is someone/something is not any of the survivors.

Vanessa's family is haunted by evil AND schizophrenia? Just the one or the other? Wy waste ALL this screen time on the kid who is exterior to the central story.

by Anonymousreply 105November 30, 2021 11:26 AM

r105 that is Tai's family not Vanessa

by Anonymousreply 106November 30, 2021 12:06 PM

Oh sorry for my name mixup.

by Anonymousreply 107November 30, 2021 9:54 PM

r107 it is easy to mix up the names. I watched the first episode at a friend's house who kept talking over it. So last weekend I rewatched it by myself so I could catch more on the 2nd viewing.

by Anonymousreply 108November 30, 2021 11:13 PM

I got spoiled from binge watching, I don't want to wait a week between episodes.

by Anonymousreply 109December 1, 2021 12:10 AM

Supernatural thing is so lame and played out. It's easy to make it supernatural, you don't have to be a good writer. I was hoping this will be something along the lines of them starting some kind of a hiarachy, a tribe which will also include sacrifices and cannibalism.

by Anonymousreply 110December 1, 2021 8:52 AM

The older brother is nasty to his younger brother, I hope nothing happens to the younger one.

by Anonymousreply 111December 1, 2021 9:30 AM

The actress playing Van really hit the wall after Santa Clarita Diet, huh? She made the transition of so many Irish lesbians before her who went from 17 to 38 overnight.

by Anonymousreply 112December 2, 2021 12:20 AM

R112 They is non-binary.

by Anonymousreply 113December 2, 2021 12:27 AM

They’re trying to stretch this out for 5 damn seasons.

by Anonymousreply 114December 2, 2021 1:58 AM

It would surprise me that Christina Ricci and Juliette Lewis would be interested in such a long gig.

by Anonymousreply 115December 2, 2021 2:29 AM

Great show so far.

by Anonymousreply 116December 2, 2021 3:50 AM

R114 oh God, i hope they don't. Five seasons isn't necessary for this type of show.

by Anonymousreply 117December 2, 2021 7:28 AM

R115 It's not like they have something better to do

by Anonymousreply 118December 2, 2021 8:35 AM

They're going to turn it into Lost

by Anonymousreply 119December 2, 2021 8:36 AM

R119 Right? That's a bit disappointing, honestly. "Lost" really ruined the island mystery genre for me. I'm actually annoyed thinking about it. But I like Lewis and Ricci and OF COURSE, I want to see how it plays out, but I think we should ALL maybe prepare for disappointment.

Taissa (both actors) really bug me--especially, the younger one, and I'm kinda tired of supernatural children.

by Anonymousreply 120December 2, 2021 10:17 AM

I am still bitter about the last season of LOST. I hope we get more answers on this show.

by Anonymousreply 121December 2, 2021 1:04 PM

It seems obvious that Melanie Lynskey's character is going to kill her husband. Why else would they spend so much time on her marriage? Wild guess at the murder weapon: the iron beside the bed.

by Anonymousreply 122December 2, 2021 1:31 PM

Whoa r122 interesting theory

by Anonymousreply 123December 2, 2021 1:39 PM

Will it end with her frying him up in a pan?

by Anonymousreply 124December 2, 2021 1:39 PM

R122 Melanie should kill the daughter while she's at it. What a brat.

by Anonymousreply 125December 2, 2021 1:51 PM

FIVE seasons???????????

by Anonymousreply 126December 2, 2021 1:57 PM

I'm so glad the tiresome, narcissistic "they/them" actress got fat and ugly. You just know it must be eating her up inside.

by Anonymousreply 127December 2, 2021 9:41 PM

R122 - well that stud is part of the back story on the Vatican and Carpathian machinations what will play out in the mountains.

by Anonymousreply 128December 2, 2021 9:51 PM

Travis is such an asshole

by Anonymousreply 129December 5, 2021 5:15 AM

R129 I'm dying to know why they didn't eat him.

by Anonymousreply 130December 5, 2021 8:16 AM

Melanie Lynsey is giving a divine performance in this. Have always loved her. It's a bit cliche her storyline but she makes it.

by Anonymousreply 131December 5, 2021 8:52 AM

Like “Mare of Easttown” (and other good shows), it should only be one season. I think it dilutes the magic when they drag something out. Let it be a fantastic 13 episodes and let it go. Some projects, like “The White Lotus” can return with new characters, but I don’t know how “Yellowjackets” could make these mysteries last. And, personally, I don’t care for the “Lord of the Flies” part of the show. I like the 2021 part a lot more.

by Anonymousreply 132December 5, 2021 12:01 PM

Who Jackie?!

by Anonymousreply 133December 5, 2021 1:39 PM

Jackie is 100% dead

by Anonymousreply 134December 5, 2021 1:43 PM

Kind of a filler episode.

Also, they are going to run out of 90s alternative music hits if they keep it up like they have so far

by Anonymousreply 135December 5, 2021 7:48 PM

Melanie Lynskey is a good actress but she is not an attractive woman, there is no way that guy does not have an ulterior motive.

by Anonymousreply 136December 5, 2021 8:15 PM

R136 She used to be hot.

by Anonymousreply 137December 5, 2021 8:38 PM

Thanks, Gay Helen Keller. Melanie is an attractive and Rubenesque woman that many guys go for. Sheesh! But yeah, he has a motive. They are all suspicious.

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by Anonymousreply 138December 5, 2021 8:44 PM

R138 I'm not the "he has a motive" poster, but she no longer looks like that.

by Anonymousreply 139December 5, 2021 8:51 PM

She does not look good in this series. But she does look better than she did in Heavenly Creatures. She is starting to get jowls.

by Anonymousreply 140December 5, 2021 9:11 PM

r138 turn in your gay card

by Anonymousreply 141December 5, 2021 9:12 PM

Melanie will always be Jacqueline from Ever After to me.

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by Anonymousreply 142December 6, 2021 8:26 AM

Melanie is married to cutie Jason Ritter

by Anonymousreply 143December 6, 2021 5:59 PM

r143 quit lying, no she is not

by Anonymousreply 144December 6, 2021 6:06 PM

OOPS sorry r143 I can't believe she bagged that cutie. She looks dumpy in this series but that is probably the point.

by Anonymousreply 145December 6, 2021 6:08 PM

I think it is a misdirect and they never were cannibals.

by Anonymousreply 146December 6, 2021 6:09 PM

Is the hot guy the other brother ?

by Anonymousreply 147December 6, 2021 6:17 PM

The cast is really good but Christina Ricci is making this a must watch for me. She is hilarious. Melanie Lynskey is heavier than her old self but she is middle aged and that's what a lot of middle aged women look like. Juliette Lewis can play the white trash outcast in her sleep but she is good here. Tawny Cypress has yet to connect in a real way. She is played too cold for being in a seemingly loving relationship with a small child. Her scene telling off the rich white cunt was satisfying though.

Not sure about the supernatural elements to the story. I would prefer a straight up Lord of the Flies humans are awful real world telling of events. But who knows, the otherworldly stuff might pay off.

by Anonymousreply 148December 6, 2021 6:31 PM

A female soccer team and big majority of them are straight? That's like making a show about a group of make fashion designers or ballet dancers and almost all of them are straight.

by Anonymousreply 149December 6, 2021 9:09 PM

R149 To be fair, the dead ones could be lesbians.

Something seems slightly "off" to me about the 1996 scenes. I can't put my finger on why, some of the details they've gotten wrong have irritated me. I couldn't help but notice a "Keep Calm and Marry Harry" poster above Shauna's bed in the first episode. First of all, Prince Harry was like... what 11 or 12 in 1996? ICK. William was the "hot" one in 1996. Also, "Keep Calm and Carry On" shit wasn't mass marketed until what, 2005?

I'm sorry, I don't know WHY that dumb as hell detail got under my skin!!!!

by Anonymousreply 150December 6, 2021 10:37 PM

R150, that was her daughter's room. She was middle aged and masturbating in her teenager's room to show how boring her life is in the present.

by Anonymousreply 151December 6, 2021 10:53 PM

R151 You're right, I wasn't paying attention. HONESTLY? It's still a weird thing for a teen in 2021 to have on their wall.

by Anonymousreply 152December 6, 2021 11:03 PM

R127, I worked on this show and she was a sour puss the entire shoot. Rude and annoying. Or maybe I was projecting.

by Anonymousreply 153December 6, 2021 11:03 PM

R30 No shit. Melanie Lynskey has IMDb. She’s well known to people who appreciate serious acting and the like. Or non-philistines.

by Anonymousreply 154December 6, 2021 11:11 PM

I remember Melanie mostly from HC & also Rose Red. The scene with the rocks raining on the house while the theme from A Summer Place really stayed with me, I had a dream about it 20 yrs later!

by Anonymousreply 155December 7, 2021 5:29 AM

R153 who else was an asshole?

by Anonymousreply 156December 7, 2021 10:09 AM

The actress who plays Van has aged a lot and gotten heavier. I wonder if they hired her and then she gained weight and there was nothing they could say about it (she seems like the type to sue).

by Anonymousreply 157December 7, 2021 12:59 PM

Juliette Lewis gave a strange interview and said she found the character depressing to play and didn’t like her story arc at all.

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by Anonymousreply 158December 8, 2021 1:10 AM

Reddit’s speculating that this is another wendigo riff, which seems pretty tired.

by Anonymousreply 159December 8, 2021 1:11 AM

bingo

by Anonymousreply 160December 8, 2021 2:10 AM

What other shows have used the Wendigo myth recently? I can't remember any.

Some of the theories on the Yellowjackets subreddit are... wild. Are those people even WATCHING the show?

by Anonymousreply 161December 8, 2021 11:24 PM

R161, some of those people are bananas. I’ve followed a few of these woman-centric shows (“Killing Eve”, “Mare of Easttown”, “The Undoing”), and there is a lot of fanatical posting. There’s fan art, fanfic, visiting and analyzing the locations, all kinds of what I’d consider obsessiveness and over-identifying. The craziest ones are the Killing Eve ladies.

by Anonymousreply 162December 8, 2021 11:54 PM

For fucks sake, Melanie was in But I'm a Cheerleader. I thought every gay person had seen it! I believe her root was " all girls boarding school"

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by Anonymousreply 163December 9, 2021 12:00 AM

r162 I am proceeding with caution, I got caught up in all the online theories about LOST and got burned.

by Anonymousreply 164December 9, 2021 12:23 AM

R163 Okay??

by Anonymousreply 165December 9, 2021 2:24 PM

Melanie was also married to DL fave Jimmie Simpson.

by Anonymousreply 166December 9, 2021 10:48 PM

I bet psycho bitch Misty killed Travis.

by Anonymousreply 167December 10, 2021 3:56 AM

R158 then why take the role??

by Anonymousreply 168December 10, 2021 8:18 AM

I think it's probably Misty behind everything

by Anonymousreply 169December 10, 2021 10:57 AM

R168 The character probably didn't go the way she originally was told or expected. Scripts are written as they go along.

by Anonymousreply 170December 10, 2021 11:41 AM

R170 then i wonder how she will feel after 5 seasons?

by Anonymousreply 171December 10, 2021 11:58 AM

I ove the yellowjackets

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by Anonymousreply 172December 10, 2021 12:33 PM

Coach was pretty clever, pretending he's in love with that conniving poodle haired little freak.

by Anonymousreply 173December 12, 2021 7:01 AM

Did anyone else notice the Coach snapping his fingers while the girls were dancing at the beginning. MARY!!!

by Anonymousreply 174December 12, 2021 12:55 PM

Did they had two coaches or what? I don't remember the first episode in the details. But if the guy without a leg is a coach, who was the guy that died and ended up in a tree? The father of the douchey guy and the kid?

by Anonymousreply 175December 12, 2021 1:04 PM

Technically, the one missing a leg is the assistant coach.

by Anonymousreply 176December 12, 2021 1:12 PM

I would do SO many things to that the assistant coach. The actor--not the character.

by Anonymousreply 177December 13, 2021 9:26 AM

hey we're stranded in the wilderness let's have a seance

by Anonymousreply 178December 13, 2021 11:05 AM

R178 well it gets worse....

by Anonymousreply 179December 13, 2021 1:13 PM

Coach is definitely a cock aficionado.

by Anonymousreply 180December 13, 2021 1:25 PM

I love it when the yellowjackets would collaborate with Take Six

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by Anonymousreply 181December 13, 2021 1:34 PM

I wish I could fast-forward and just know who ate whom.

by Anonymousreply 182December 13, 2021 2:30 PM

Coach has purses falling out of his mouth

by Anonymousreply 183December 13, 2021 2:34 PM

I don't think there's cannibalism but definitely human sacrifice.

by Anonymousreply 184December 13, 2021 3:29 PM

Probably would work better if it had an "IT" like format. Tell the story of what happened to them in the crash and then tell the adult story.

by Anonymousreply 185December 13, 2021 3:48 PM

I feel a bit disappointed while watching this show knowing that they've planned 5 seasons for it. Christ. It's going to drag on and on. Isn't it?

by Anonymousreply 186December 13, 2021 4:13 PM

R184 did you watch the first episode??

by Anonymousreply 187December 13, 2021 10:34 PM

Ok, the actor who plays teenaged Travis is 30! And he used to be a figure skater. Color me taken aback!

by Anonymousreply 188December 14, 2021 7:29 AM

"[R184] did you watch the first episode?? "

Yes, I think it was a red herring.

by Anonymousreply 189December 14, 2021 1:04 PM

Fuck! I hate it that I binged all 5 episodes and now I’m stuck with one a week.

by Anonymousreply 190December 16, 2021 1:27 AM

I said this before but I think they are misleading us and there is no cannibalism.

by Anonymousreply 191December 16, 2021 2:04 AM

^ I agree, but I don’t think they’re eating red herring, it looks more like red beef.

by Anonymousreply 192December 16, 2021 2:40 AM

So my theory is that Jackie wasn’t the murdered and cannibalized girl shown. We know Jackie is the influential leader and she got the girls to hold a seance in the attic - I could see her coming up with the idea of a sacrifice. She already gave her necklace away once so maybe she’ll do it again. The girls and guy go along with it - but maybe they fought her for control and ran her off before they were rescued and now she’s back for revenge…

I realize this makes zero sense - but I’ve had too much time to dwell on it since WE HAVE TO WAIT A WEEK!

by Anonymousreply 193December 19, 2021 3:17 AM

[quote] So my theory is that Jackie wasn’t the murdered and cannibalized girl shown.

It's not Jackie. It was obviously Lottie, the girl who ran out of her meds and is having hysterical delusions.

by Anonymousreply 194December 19, 2021 4:10 AM

There are five seasons of this? Oy vey. It’s gonna get pretty thin. I thought we’d have another, and get some answers.

by Anonymousreply 195December 19, 2021 4:49 AM

Juliette Lewis was great in Sacred Lies season 2 with Ryan Kwanten.

by Anonymousreply 196December 19, 2021 4:56 AM

SPOILERS* SPOILERS* SPOILERS* for Episode 6 - - - *Spoilers* ___ ___ _ DAMN Tai is the woman in the tree. poor Sammy is going to need more than therapy. That was fucked up.

The abortion attempt scene was well done.

Why did the coach have so many condoms? I bet they weren't for sex with a woman.

Misty kidnapping that woman, yikes she is a psycho.

by Anonymousreply 197December 19, 2021 5:41 AM

[Quote] Misty kidnapping that woman, yikes she is a psycho.

Which was obvious from the first episode. Christina is great at playing psycho.

by Anonymousreply 198December 19, 2021 11:22 AM

Jackie is either dead or institutionalized. This show made me realize how much I can't stand Juliette Lewis.

by Anonymousreply 199December 19, 2021 6:08 PM

Juliette Lewis is under the same delusion as Johnny Depp - that the 'indie rockstar' look ages well.

by Anonymousreply 200December 19, 2021 6:39 PM

Hmmm, so tonight we learned there are more girls from the team still alive. I wonder who they are? I bet Laura Lee is still alive and running some weird mega church.

by Anonymousreply 201December 20, 2021 12:13 AM

Where are people reading this will be 5 seasons? They only renewed it for the second season a few days ago.

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by Anonymousreply 202December 20, 2021 4:09 AM

^i know, I was wondering why people say it. The Wiki page says it was conceived as being a 5-season show. It’s my favorite thing on Tv now & am Overjoyed it got renewed, but I don’t see how it can go on 5 seasons…3 maybe? Lost lost its mojo halfway through its run, I don’t want this show to go that route.

by Anonymousreply 203December 20, 2021 6:18 AM

[quote] I really like Juliette Lewis in everything she’s in.

LOVE Juliette, she always sounds stoned out of her mind. I know she's not, but her delivery is hilarious.

by Anonymousreply 204December 20, 2021 12:46 PM

[quote]Misty kidnapping that woman, yikes she is a psycho.

You'd be surprised how many mentally disturbed people work in nursing homes and as home health aides. Their training is minimal and many abuse their patients. Home health aides, as well as nursing home workers, are not supposed to be dispensing any medications. Only a nurse can do that. Is Misty an aide or an actual nurse?

My relatives have had their share of lunatics 'caring' for them, my relatives are lucky to still be alive.

by Anonymousreply 205December 20, 2021 12:53 PM

I do not care about teenage sexcapades in the wilderness.

by Anonymousreply 206December 20, 2021 1:41 PM

R206 Of course we get tits but no Travis ass

by Anonymousreply 207December 20, 2021 2:51 PM

[quote]I do not care about teenage sexcapades in the wilderness.

Is that ALL you are getting out of this series? Seriously, you cannot be this stupid.

You sir, are a moron.

by Anonymousreply 208December 20, 2021 3:21 PM

Does coach show peen?

by Anonymousreply 209December 20, 2021 3:23 PM

I didn't understand in the recent episode the part at the end with adult Taissa crouching in the dark with half her hand bitten off? Wtf? Can someone explain what that was?

by Anonymousreply 210December 20, 2021 3:24 PM

If anyone is looking for hardcore sex on cable shows, male asses, erections or whatever most of you guys are complaining about in this thread, you need to stop watching HBO, Showtime etc. You are not going to see any of that on cable.

Why not simply spend your free time watching actual porn?

When posters come in and ask if there are hard core sex scenes in cable TV shows, I always laugh out loud. I then wonder what the median age of DL posters happens to be these days. 15-16?

by Anonymousreply 211December 20, 2021 3:29 PM

You're projecting, R208.

by Anonymousreply 212December 20, 2021 3:39 PM

There was a clue in this episode that Jackie did get rescued. When Shauna read through Jackie’s notebook you could see she wrote her movie favorite characters in Titanic (1997), scream (December 96), American Beauty & 10 things I hate about you (99) and Bring it on (2000). She also wrote her favorite song was Spice Girls Wannabe which was first played in the US in December 96 on mtv then on the radio in January 97. My guess is that she survived and was rescued but later killed herself or became institutionalized? These entries were too blatant to be errors. I’m also guessing that Jeff or Adam is behind the blackmail. Lotties vision of Laura Lee makes me suspect she will die in a fire- perhaps from trying to fly the plane?

by Anonymousreply 213December 20, 2021 3:42 PM

Also - Shauna's daughter is 16, so it's not the baby she had in the wilderness. That would make Shauna 34 and I thought they were saying Jackie was having her 40th birthday or something.

So I assume that baby dies and Callie is a kid she has when she returns and gets back with Jeff?

by Anonymousreply 214December 20, 2021 3:44 PM

Jackie is dead. The cheerleading uniform that Shauna's cunty daughter wears was given to Shauna by Jackie's parents to remember her on her 40th birthday.

by Anonymousreply 215December 20, 2021 3:48 PM

I doubt Shauna’s baby survives. They aren’t eating well she will probably miscarry. Callie was born in 2005 or 2006.

by Anonymousreply 216December 20, 2021 3:55 PM

Jackie went off to look for help, and was insterad kidnapped by a backwoods Canadian who put her to work as a roadie for Anne Murray.

by Anonymousreply 217December 20, 2021 4:17 PM

R200 Lewis is DRESSED and MADE UP in a LOOK for a CHARACTER on a TV SERIES.

by Anonymousreply 218December 20, 2021 4:42 PM

Huge Juliette fan; in real life she’s in a rock band. I first heard of this when Lana Del Rey made her infamous SNL debut; Juliette, who apparently knew her, was trashing the performance on Twitter, which sounded a bit like sour grapes: how does this chick get so much exposure when my band doesn’t?

by Anonymousreply 219December 20, 2021 5:02 PM

Humans eat dirt when desperate for nutrients. I suddenly remembered this fact when watching last night, Tai has deep unresolved trauma, but the act of eating the dirt or even sucking her own blood is a reaction to desperately needing iron more than being insane.

by Anonymousreply 220December 20, 2021 5:36 PM

Guess they ate the miscarried baby?

by Anonymousreply 221December 20, 2021 6:38 PM

R221 I highly doubt they are going to go there.

by Anonymousreply 222December 20, 2021 6:40 PM

R221 It’s also probably the size of a fingernail, so I doubt it’d be a satisfying meal.

by Anonymousreply 223December 20, 2021 7:21 PM

Juliette dresses like that in real life as well. She's in an indie band. She has terrible fashion sense.

by Anonymousreply 224December 20, 2021 7:35 PM

I wonder if this is a production error, but last week I re-watched the first few episodes, and in the third episode I counted 18 or so survivors hand in hand as the girls circled the makeshift graves for the dead. I wonder if the other extras will ever become full-fledged characters as the show goes on. Probably not, but it seems like a weird detail to insert then never mention again.

by Anonymousreply 225December 20, 2021 7:55 PM

R213 The diary entries are so bizarre. I can't help but wonder if it was just a careless prop, versus a real clue about the future.

by Anonymousreply 226December 20, 2021 7:57 PM

Maybe Jackie's mother made the diary entries as a way to try and keep her memory alive. They're still holding birthday parties for her, they obviously didn't deal with their grief in any sort of healthy manner.

by Anonymousreply 227December 20, 2021 8:34 PM

I'll wager that the poster above is correct and Jackie returned but killed herself. That's why the mum is being a passive aggressive bitch to Shauna.

by Anonymousreply 228December 20, 2021 9:00 PM

R220 A couple episodes back Tai’s wife remarked on her weight loss / not eating. It also seems that her son has been haunted by the “lady in the tree” for awhile. Whatever triggered her is beyond the blackmail and campaign. I think it must have something to do with Van.

by Anonymousreply 229December 20, 2021 9:11 PM

R229, I was thinking more about when Lottie saw a vision of Tai wildly eating dirt in the wild in the 90s. That though it implied she was merely insane, it would be somewhat rational were she starving.

by Anonymousreply 230December 20, 2021 10:09 PM

R230 I don't think what Lottie saw was a vision, I think Lottie literally saw Tai eating dirt. Van did comment on how dirty Tai's nails were when they were in the lake together, and Tai was surprised herself that they were so filthy.

by Anonymousreply 231December 21, 2021 12:33 AM

R231, oh wow. Ok- chills.

by Anonymousreply 232December 21, 2021 12:57 AM

The girls are probably suffering from rabbit starvation.

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by Anonymousreply 233December 21, 2021 1:00 AM

R208 you should go on the LChat. After episode 2, some idiots were complaining about no lesbian sex scenes and how all of the character need to be hot. What is the point in watching a show if you're just going to keep a tally of the kissing scenes.

by Anonymousreply 234December 21, 2021 8:46 AM

Van is ugly I am glad we were spared seeing her topless

by Anonymousreply 235December 22, 2021 12:20 AM

I do not understand why so many people on reddit INSIST that Adam is Javi. It just does. not. make. sense.

by Anonymousreply 236December 22, 2021 12:24 AM

I'm starting not to care about the older chicks having to keep a secret.

by Anonymousreply 237December 22, 2021 12:31 AM

[quote] I'm starting not to care about the older chicks having to keep a secret.

But Taissa's career hangs in the balance! Along with the future of...the New Jersey state senate.

by Anonymousreply 238December 22, 2021 12:37 AM

Yeah, snore. We're quite a few eps in and there isn't much intrigue to the adult scenario.

by Anonymousreply 239December 22, 2021 12:43 AM

I only care about what Misty is doing as an adult. She's one entertaining poodle haired crazy bitch.

by Anonymousreply 240December 22, 2021 12:45 AM

Yeah Misty is fun.

I'm sick of the spooky son of the Lipstick lesbians. That kid better be quite possessed by the DEVIL himself and it needs to start soon.

by Anonymousreply 241December 22, 2021 12:47 AM

Juliette Lewis looks old AF

by Anonymousreply 242December 22, 2021 12:48 AM

Well she is OLDER than the character she is playing

by Anonymousreply 243December 22, 2021 12:52 AM

She's a good choice to play someone who's supposed to be an alcoholic junkie, so it doesn't bother me. Nat has done some hard living since the rescue.

by Anonymousreply 244December 22, 2021 12:56 AM

Natalie reminds me so much of this eternally fucked up girl from my high school class. She is still smoking and drinking and partying like high school or college. I saw her a while back at a funeral and she looked so much older than all the rest of us from my class. Still skinny, but haggard as hell.

by Anonymousreply 245December 22, 2021 2:32 AM

I just started watching this. very good! I'm on episode 2 so far

by Anonymousreply 246December 25, 2021 12:26 AM

who is the blonde kid with glasses who chopped off the leg of the coach? who is she as the adult?

by Anonymousreply 247December 25, 2021 12:40 AM

That’s Misty Christina Ricci character

by Anonymousreply 248December 25, 2021 2:34 AM

yeah, I don't buy it that that young guy would be interested in a middle aged frau...he must be a reporter after her story.

by Anonymousreply 249December 25, 2021 4:32 AM

I thought the Asian cop was cute.

by Anonymousreply 250December 25, 2021 4:37 AM

Is he asian? He wasn't asian when he was a teenager. or was he?

by Anonymousreply 251December 25, 2021 4:40 AM

I think maybe he's part Asian.

Looking forward to next episode!

by Anonymousreply 252December 25, 2021 6:16 AM

Not Asian, but that actor is hot.

by Anonymousreply 253December 25, 2021 6:28 AM

The man is better looking than the teen.

by Anonymousreply 254December 25, 2021 6:45 AM

The actor & the character are biracial, I think. And both hot! I assumed at first that the teen character was gay.

by Anonymousreply 255December 25, 2021 7:21 AM

R249 He's only 9 years younger than her

by Anonymousreply 256December 25, 2021 9:08 AM

Misty probably sent the postcards.

by Anonymousreply 257December 25, 2021 3:53 PM

R256, I just don't buy it. A younger cute guy would be interested in a dumpy old frau like her!

by Anonymousreply 258December 25, 2021 3:53 PM

Juliette Lewis's character Natalie is obviously the same age as her HS frenemies. We are supposed to somewhat overlook Juliette being a decade older than some of the other actresses and somewhat attribute it to her being a hard partying bad ass chick.

For "Kevyn Tan", the hot hop, difficult to know Alex Wyndham's ethnic mix. He is born and raised in England is very classy - very prestigious prep school, Oxford and then Royal Academy. He does sort of stick out in this series and he's not all that convincing as the grown up Teen "Kevyn Tan" who has an asian last name but isn't played by a young asian or mixed actor, either, to my eyes.

by Anonymousreply 259December 25, 2021 6:23 PM

hot cop

I would maybe guess he's part Japanese

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by Anonymousreply 260December 25, 2021 6:25 PM

yes, I saw him IMDB page. black belt in karate!

by Anonymousreply 261December 25, 2021 7:23 PM

^his

by Anonymousreply 262December 25, 2021 7:23 PM

the fat dumpy frau plays Leo Dicaprio's wife in his new move "don't look up"

by Anonymousreply 263December 25, 2021 7:24 PM

I have never been much interested in Melanie Lysnskey, Juliette Lewis, or Christina Ricci and still have PTSD from being a big LOST fan so wasn't going to bother watching. But we were flipping channels one night when not much was on and the first 2 episodes were playing. Didn't expect to get into it but now I really want to see what happens.

by Anonymousreply 264December 26, 2021 3:35 AM

*SPOILER*

The wolves scene was rough. Bye bye to one of the girls.

by Anonymousreply 265December 26, 2021 6:01 AM

Give the Emmy to Coach Ben for letting Misty bravely pursue help.

After this episode, I’m more tolerant of the Adam is Javi theory, but not totally convinced.

by Anonymousreply 266December 26, 2021 6:31 AM

Stupid to let Adam into their home. If he is Javi maybe he killed his brother and emptied his bank account.

by Anonymousreply 267December 26, 2021 6:34 AM

It didn't make a lot of sense for so many of the girls to decide to leave camp to look for rescue. There was no benefit and a lot of risk. Also the girls aren't stupid so WTF.

by Anonymousreply 268December 26, 2021 9:24 AM

Also, why did the girl end up high in the tree, and with the bone from her girlfriend? She was in a trance and took the bone for self preservation when she heard the wolves?

by Anonymousreply 269December 26, 2021 10:31 AM

Shauna should have burned her diary. My goodness. I understand that many people who journal almost do it compulsively (ugh), but girl... you're pregnant with your best friend's boyfriend's baby. You're in the woods with 10 other girls. Does she really think NO ONE would have snooped? Forget Jackie. Any of the girls probably would have read that diary had they come across it.

by Anonymousreply 270December 26, 2021 3:06 PM

I thought this episode was a hoot. The three adult women racing around in the SUV was very funny. What's going on with Travis? Is there another 'talk' with coach in his future?

[quote]After this episode, I’m more tolerant of the Adam is Javi theory, but not totally convinced.

I hadn't even considered that. But I did think the guy extorting them with the snow mask on was Javi.

by Anonymousreply 271December 27, 2021 2:50 AM

Shauna's husband is the blackmailer and he's not having an affair. It's all misdirection.

by Anonymousreply 272December 27, 2021 6:21 AM

^ooh good one! The preview shows her finding some glitter in what seemed to be sheets, I just assumed it was from Adam. It would explain why her hubby came in so late! The hooded figure also seemed a bit burly, more like the husband than teeny Adam.

by Anonymousreply 273December 27, 2021 6:41 AM

And he knows them all! The husband knows all of the women from high school ... he knows more about them than any other character besides the survivors! We are meant to feel like he's a random dude, but he's a Yellow Jacket too.

by Anonymousreply 274December 27, 2021 11:29 AM

Ah! I like that idea. I had considered the woman Shauna saw him with was not actually an affair but the idea that he's the blackmailer is a good one. His business is failing, perhaps.

by Anonymousreply 275December 27, 2021 3:11 PM

He must give good dickens. She knew he was a cheater because he cheater with her. And she threw away her future, once back to civilization. Her friend GOES to college and law school. She pops out kids, riding his dick, and he's a loser and she always knew it.

by Anonymousreply 276December 27, 2021 3:20 PM

dickings auto correct

by Anonymousreply 277December 27, 2021 3:21 PM

yes, that blackmailer driving the car is tall like her husband...I like this theory.

by Anonymousreply 278December 27, 2021 3:26 PM

Is the blond guy tall? hmmmm

by Anonymousreply 279December 27, 2021 3:28 PM

Yes so obvious it’s Shauna’s husband. Mysteriously out all night the same night of the money drop??? And the glitter shit was an easy way for them to show her finding it in their house.

Also didn’t they whine about not having money for their daughter’s college fund? He could say he wanted the money for that or some bullshit.

Hope there’s a better twist in addition to this. Maybe he’s working with Adam.

by Anonymousreply 280December 27, 2021 3:29 PM

This could be purely coincidental but I noticed in Sunday’s episode that adult and youth Shauna were both wearing butterfly-themed shirts. A possible clue regarding her character arc?

by Anonymousreply 281December 29, 2021 8:23 PM

^^^ careful - you're heading into 'Lost' level analysis and we all know how that turned out

by Anonymousreply 282December 29, 2021 8:32 PM

I know it’s heresy to come into this thread and say it, but I’m starting to get tired of this show. I just want to know how they got rescued. I don’t care about the rest of it.

by Anonymousreply 283December 29, 2021 8:55 PM

Why did the show spend so much time showing Tai cutting her hair? Why did she do that, anyway? I LOLed when it looked like a mullet and Van called it “pretty hot, actually”.

by Anonymousreply 284December 29, 2021 8:56 PM

Yeah I find the girls much more interesting than the adults. And it’s dragging a bit - I agree with r283

by Anonymousreply 285December 29, 2021 9:34 PM

True r282. I’m probably overthinking. Also, I agree - more focus on their younger selves!

by Anonymousreply 286December 29, 2021 10:58 PM

It would be great if they never showed the creep without eyes again.

by Anonymousreply 287December 30, 2021 11:17 AM

Juliette needs some filler and fix. Also she looks like her hair and pussy would smell like cigarettes

by Anonymousreply 288December 30, 2021 1:06 PM

r287 who or what is that?

by Anonymousreply 289December 30, 2021 11:46 PM

R289 a fucked up part of Tai's childhood. I hate him lol

by Anonymousreply 290December 31, 2021 7:47 AM

This series has been renewed for a second season.

by Anonymousreply 291January 1, 2022 5:27 AM

I wouldn’t be surprised if Shauna’s boytoy is secretly the baby she had in the woods but that seems like it would be too twisted for this show. I do think he’s the blackmailer though or at least working with him.

The show is starting to pick up again after a couple of truly boring episodes. The last five minutes was the show really cashing in on its promise.

I don’t think that’s the last we’re gonna see of the dead girl.

by Anonymousreply 292January 1, 2022 6:16 AM

[Quote] I wouldn’t be surprised if Shauna’s boytoy is secretly the baby she had in the woods

Or it's Javi.

by Anonymousreply 293January 1, 2022 2:07 PM

My fave line/scene so far is when Juliette calls Ricci (Missy) a "Poodle haired FREAK" because it's so true and because Ricci plays it amazing - she looks shocked someone doesn't like her Ogilvy home-perm. Great writing and superb acting.

by Anonymousreply 294January 2, 2022 3:22 AM

Maybe Adam is Javi & Travis' brother?

by Anonymousreply 295January 2, 2022 3:34 AM

I liked it in the car when the frenemies are shading Juliette for being a mess and she reads them back for handing on threads, themselves. So true.

by Anonymousreply 296January 2, 2022 3:39 AM

Maybe he is the son of Travis & Natalie?

by Anonymousreply 297January 2, 2022 3:50 AM

R297 oh God i hope not. The Natalie and Travis shit is so boring.

by Anonymousreply 298January 2, 2022 6:13 AM

Aaand the assistant coach IS gay. I love that so many people called it early on.

by Anonymousreply 299January 2, 2022 5:43 PM

R297 How could that be possible? He's way too old to play their son.

by Anonymousreply 300January 2, 2022 6:56 PM

I wanted to like this but can’t get through the 3rd episode

by Anonymousreply 301January 2, 2022 7:18 PM

Coach is gay!!!

by Anonymousreply 302January 2, 2022 7:29 PM

God help him if Missy figures it out.

by Anonymousreply 303January 2, 2022 7:49 PM

Between Juliette Lewis's Karenesque-Kabuki theatre phone call freakout and Christina Ricci's anguished howl at the thought of losing her cockatoo, I thought this episode was hilarious. The ending was inevitable with that plane just sitting there but I felt sorry for Jesus girl.

by Anonymousreply 304January 2, 2022 10:42 PM

The cocaine scene was so OTT. I loved it.

by Anonymousreply 305January 3, 2022 2:13 AM

Too. Much. Fun!

by Anonymousreply 306January 3, 2022 3:20 AM

That reporter in Missy's basement better watch her legs, I can see Missy doing a Misery on her.

by Anonymousreply 307January 3, 2022 3:54 AM

^^^ Oops pardon me, Misty not Missy

by Anonymousreply 308January 3, 2022 3:55 AM

Assistant Coach = confirmed for gay!

by Anonymousreply 309January 3, 2022 7:20 AM

Why does Travis always looks so haunted? We know he was traumatized from bullying, seeing his gruesomely killed father, and probably whatever his physical ailment was. But is the show hinting at sexual violence at the hands of Bobby Farleigh? They often show Travis' eyes and it looks like he's completely dissociated.

by Anonymousreply 310January 3, 2022 5:26 PM

Maybe his father molested him?

by Anonymousreply 311January 4, 2022 2:46 AM

r311 that is a good theory because of the way he acted when his father died and him being squirelly about having sex with Natalie.

by Anonymousreply 312January 4, 2022 3:35 AM

R310 How do we know that he was bullied?

by Anonymousreply 313January 4, 2022 9:02 AM

r313 he told Natalie how he was bullied at school

by Anonymousreply 314January 4, 2022 11:41 AM

Keep up. He was bullied at school because someone invented a rumor he had rib or spine surgery so he could suck himself off.

by Anonymousreply 315January 4, 2022 11:43 AM

They called him Flex

by Anonymousreply 316January 4, 2022 11:44 AM

The make-up job they do on Lewis to make her look like a haggard mess is phenomenal. I was watching an IG live she did for New Year's without makeup and she looked 15 years younger than Natalie. No shit. She's a little out there tho OR should I say "Actor-y." Like there's almost a disconnect?

Not that Natalie is unattractive. I mean...she's sexy but the character looks like she's been through some shit.

Does anyone else FF through the plane crash scenes UNTIL they see something interesting? I'm getting impatient. I know--I get it--slow build blabhlablah

by Anonymousreply 317January 4, 2022 11:53 AM

I’m sad about Jesus Girl, she couldn’t even clutch her Teddy Bear at the end.

by Anonymousreply 318January 4, 2022 1:26 PM

no I watch everything.

by Anonymousreply 319January 4, 2022 2:28 PM

In the first four or five episodes I actually preferred the plane crash scenes over the current day ones, but in the past few episodes, I'm really enjoying the dynamic between the adult women. Tai is suddenly a lot more interesting with adult Shauna than she is with her boring wife and weirdo son. I suddenly recognized the younger version of her as being the same actress in the final season of The Leftovers.

by Anonymousreply 320January 4, 2022 3:14 PM

Am I the only one who can't stand Juliette Lewis?

by Anonymousreply 321January 4, 2022 3:28 PM

Yes R321, she may be a bit off-putting but it suits her character perfectly.

by Anonymousreply 322January 4, 2022 5:08 PM

If they really became cannibals, I could see the coach as their very first meal.

by Anonymousreply 323January 4, 2022 5:47 PM

Why isn't their wild game to hunt in the woods. Why did they make a big deal of the creepy carvings and now let it slide? Why did the lawyers kid have a "creepy kid" arc and now nothing.

by Anonymousreply 324January 4, 2022 5:49 PM

R324 What in the God's name are you blabbering about?

by Anonymousreply 325January 4, 2022 6:45 PM

there.

by Anonymousreply 326January 4, 2022 6:51 PM

R324, I know, that’s just stupid. There have to be some birds and squirrels at least. Or snails and frogs. Dog forbid I ever have to find out, but I think there are lots of small animals that you can catch. And there was that scene with the group at the cabin, just sitting there idly during daylight. Bitches, there’s WORK to do. Why wouldn’t they be gathering food?

I also know that humans need sodium. I wonder if the old dude had a supply of salt.

by Anonymousreply 327January 4, 2022 7:36 PM

I love some old-timey yellowjackets

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by Anonymousreply 328January 4, 2022 7:38 PM

so who the fuck is adams?

by Anonymousreply 329January 4, 2022 9:32 PM

I really hope Adam isn’t Javi. I’m sorry, I know it’s been twenty something years but if you spent that much time deserted in the woods with someone, you’d still recognize them.

Why did they get such an ugly actor to play Travis? I know he’s the only game in town but it’s hard to be invested in these girls sweating a 4 as much as they are.

by Anonymousreply 330January 5, 2022 9:49 PM

They can't live on small game. Rabbits and squirrels are too lean too provide the fat that humans need.

by Anonymousreply 331January 6, 2022 3:54 AM

Good for them...i guess.

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by Anonymousreply 332January 6, 2022 5:07 AM

Does anyone know how many episodes they are planning per season?

by Anonymousreply 333January 6, 2022 11:12 AM

I believe I read the first season has 10 episodes...not sure if true but they have a hell of a lot to cover according to the previews. I wonder if they wrote Season 1 as a stand alone and then it became a hit (well...a Showtime hit) and now they have to construct new/different narratives.

by Anonymousreply 334January 6, 2022 2:12 PM

I’m loving this show after two episodes! My only obscure critique is that they have some Preppy Handbook touches in here (Lilly Pulitzer, ribbon belts) and that stuff didn’t make a comeback in popular culture until 00 or 01, it wouldn’t have been referenced in 96.

by Anonymousreply 335January 8, 2022 12:32 AM

So why did Jeff take the journals out of the safe? That part didn’t make sense to me.

by Anonymousreply 336January 9, 2022 5:48 AM

I bet Callie took the journals, not Jeff.

by Anonymousreply 337January 9, 2022 6:12 AM

The latest episode is WILD, I won't spoil it but hope others watch it soon so we can discuss.

by Anonymousreply 338January 9, 2022 7:53 AM

With just one episode left I don't think we are going to get much in the way of answers

by Anonymousreply 339January 9, 2022 8:04 AM

Can't wait for episode 9! I want the coach so badly! Fucking hot as! I want to taste his hole and gag on his cock until my mouth goes numb!

Misty makes me laugh so much! Lol!

by Anonymousreply 340January 9, 2022 8:08 AM

R338 how have you seen it already!?? Do you have connections???

by Anonymousreply 341January 9, 2022 8:09 AM

The series is stretching everything out. To start the series, we got flash forwards to grisly winter goings on at the camp and its not even winter at the end of season 1. Bad pacing.

by Anonymousreply 342January 9, 2022 8:10 AM

Yeah my only complaint would be the pacing as well not being executed well.

by Anonymousreply 343January 9, 2022 8:13 AM

r341 it starts at midnight Eastern time on Showtime Anytime streaming

by Anonymousreply 344January 9, 2022 8:17 AM

“There’s no book club!”

by Anonymousreply 345January 9, 2022 2:56 PM

omg, poor travis!

by Anonymousreply 346January 9, 2022 3:05 PM

I swear that there was a recent show, maybe Cruel Summer, that wanted to use Kiss From a Rose, but Seal puts a prohibitively high price on its use and they couldn’t afford it. How did they get it for Yellowjackets?

by Anonymousreply 347January 9, 2022 3:14 PM

is there a 2nd season?

by Anonymousreply 348January 9, 2022 3:15 PM

R347 Cause Showtime has more money than Freeform?

by Anonymousreply 349January 9, 2022 3:34 PM

This show is giving every indication of heading in the general direction of Lost—nowhere interesting.

by Anonymousreply 350January 9, 2022 3:54 PM

Well, that descended into some deep dark secret of Harvest Home territory.

by Anonymousreply 351January 9, 2022 3:56 PM

[quote]I believe I read the first season has 10 episodes...not sure if true but they have a hell of a lot to cover according to the previews. I wonder if they wrote Season 1 as a stand alone and then it became a hit (well...a Showtime hit) and now they have to construct new/different narratives.

The writers have planned for 5 seasons. The team is only ~6 months into their 19-month ordeal. There is much, much more to be shown and known.

Misty is psychotic. Poor Coach Ben, I'm sure she killed him.

by Anonymousreply 352January 9, 2022 4:40 PM

This was definitely the best episode since the pilot. Whoever wrote this episode should be writing them all. I loved the dynamics between Shauna and her husband, the Doom Homecoming, Nat and the coach. Parts of it felt like a play.

Something weird is up with Jackie starving herself. I have a suspicion that she might be intentionally trying to kill herself with their intention of donating her body for the rest of them to eat. But that seems like it could be a small arc resolved in the next episode where she gets over her doom and gloom complex.

Or maybe this episode changed the dynamics completely and now Jackie is about to killed.

R352, I have a feeling you’re right about Misty killing Coach. I hope it doesn’t happen too soon. I love the character and the actor is so good looking. That boner scene was classic TV. It’s gonna be really tragic when he goes.

by Anonymousreply 353January 9, 2022 5:17 PM

I'm definitely hooked. I can't wait for season 2

by Anonymousreply 354January 9, 2022 7:18 PM

The director of this episode directed the movie Party Girl

by Anonymousreply 355January 9, 2022 10:45 PM

[quote]With just one episode left I don't think we are going to get much in the way of answers

There's not "just one episode left", this series has bee renewed. I already posted this upthread.

It's apparent, so many on DL simply skim the threads they are posting in.

by Anonymousreply 356January 9, 2022 11:05 PM

R356, thank you for the information!

by Anonymousreply 357January 9, 2022 11:08 PM

Not R356, but I actually found that tidbit cool myself.

by Anonymousreply 358January 10, 2022 1:22 AM

Yeah I might lose interest after coach is dead. He's a stud even with the one leg.

by Anonymousreply 359January 10, 2022 1:32 AM

Maybe Misty overpowered Coach Ben somehow and was able to strangle him. No one saw her with him, so his death is chalked up to the mushrooms. That's my theory. I'll be shocked if he survived coming out to her.

by Anonymousreply 360January 10, 2022 1:39 AM

I meant we might not get many answers before the end of the season. I would have thought that was obvious. Everybody knows it's been renewed and they're trying to drag 5 season out of this story.

by Anonymousreply 361January 10, 2022 1:42 AM

It looks like Coach Ben survives after coming out to Misty, for now...

They've released promo photos for episode 10 already

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by Anonymousreply 362January 10, 2022 1:48 AM

Oh good!

by Anonymousreply 363January 10, 2022 2:07 AM

This could be fun.

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by Anonymousreply 364January 10, 2022 3:33 AM

Yeah, I’m not watching five seasons of this show. It’s not THAT good. They should wrap it up by the end of season 2, period.

by Anonymousreply 365January 10, 2022 3:58 AM

It's just another LOST waiting to happen

by Anonymousreply 366January 10, 2022 4:00 AM

I really hope they don’t lean too much into the supernatural influence. I find the human psychology of being trapped together far away and how that affects the dynamics far more interesting than some half-baked Wendigo bullshit.

Having said that, I think Van is some kind of zombie.

by Anonymousreply 367January 10, 2022 5:18 AM

Van is a horror movie villain with her inability to stay dead. She even has a torn-up, masked face like one now.

by Anonymousreply 368January 10, 2022 6:44 AM

I can't see this lasting more than 3 seasons.

by Anonymousreply 369January 10, 2022 1:03 PM

I wanted one season and done. I’m not sure I’ll be back for season two.

by Anonymousreply 370January 10, 2022 1:28 PM

Yeah they really sucked me in on that first episode. But I don’t know the rest of the episodes have really dragged. Was kinda disappointed.

by Anonymousreply 371January 10, 2022 1:45 PM

They're are still a host of characters they haven't introduced. So I will def be there for season 2.

by Anonymousreply 372January 10, 2022 1:57 PM

I can’t see this playing out over 5 seasons.

by Anonymousreply 373January 10, 2022 2:15 PM

I'm there for season 2

by Anonymousreply 374January 10, 2022 4:11 PM

I still have PTSD from Lost, I would not have started watching this if I knew they were planning on 5 seasons.

by Anonymousreply 375January 10, 2022 5:22 PM

They're next to a big lake and they're starving. Why aren't they fishing?

by Anonymousreply 376January 10, 2022 5:25 PM

r376 last week's episode they showed Travis checking nets so they are fishing

by Anonymousreply 377January 10, 2022 5:26 PM

There is a notable absence of edible stuff - its meant to be spooky and unnatural. They remark on it.

by Anonymousreply 378January 10, 2022 5:34 PM

I hope they don't do too much supernatural stuff

by Anonymousreply 379January 10, 2022 5:50 PM

They have been lost in the woods for months, how come the fat girl they almost burnt alive hasn't lost weight. Is she hording ?

by Anonymousreply 380January 10, 2022 6:02 PM

This show is very intense to watch if you’re high.

by Anonymousreply 381January 10, 2022 6:25 PM

That last episode was pure filler for the flashback scenes.

by Anonymousreply 382January 10, 2022 6:34 PM

By all accounts the they/them actress playing Van is a massive bitch, so here's hoping she dies so we don't have to look at her deformed mug past season 1.

by Anonymousreply 383January 10, 2022 7:58 PM

R383 How is she a bitch?

by Anonymousreply 384January 10, 2022 8:17 PM

Someone who worked on the set remarked upon it

by Anonymousreply 385January 10, 2022 8:20 PM

I really hate this trend of trying to prolong some of these limited series. It’s okay to really love something and let it run its course. I think their excellence gets diluted when the producers try to capitalize on the first season’s success and stretch it out.

by Anonymousreply 386January 10, 2022 9:38 PM

[quote]I really hate this trend of trying to prolong some of these limited series.

The show's creators, Ashley Lyle and Bart Nickerson (who are married IRL), already know where the story is headed—and have since before they filmed a single episode.

"We pitched it as a five-season idea," Nickerson explained in an interview with The Hollywood Reporter's TV's Top 5 podcast.

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by Anonymousreply 387January 10, 2022 9:49 PM

I think Adam was a reporter or writer and was trying to find out the truth...his disappearance will be noticed.

by Anonymousreply 388January 10, 2022 10:09 PM

R385 Tell us

by Anonymousreply 389January 11, 2022 2:19 AM

I am getting an uneasy Lost vibe when Lottie was saying "it doesn't want to let us go" or whatever, talking about the forest (or wherever they are). They pulled that on Lost and left a lot of loose ends, things we were never given an answer to. That's why I said above I hope they aren't getting into the supernatural too much.

by Anonymousreply 390January 11, 2022 2:23 AM

The possibility of it being a wendigo makes sense. Or I also thought maybe mind control by Misty. The shrooms, plus Misty seems a bit demented.

by Anonymousreply 391January 11, 2022 2:39 AM

They say they have it all planned out exactly for 5 seasons and know exactly how it pans out is exactly what the writers of LOST said.

by Anonymousreply 392January 11, 2022 3:03 AM

R385 So she's a bitch cause some anonymous poster on the internet, who supposedly worked on the set, said so? Okay.

by Anonymousreply 393January 11, 2022 5:37 AM

^^True, but to be fair, this is not the only place I've read it. One example of poor behaviour is questionable, but if there are several in various different forums ...

by Anonymousreply 394January 11, 2022 5:43 AM

R394 where else have you read it and what did they say?

by Anonymousreply 395January 11, 2022 9:59 AM

R376 BECAUSE THE ISLAND DOESN'T WANT THEM TO EAT OR LEAVE OR BE HAPPY.

I'mma give them three seasons because I love Lewis, Ricci, and Lynskey--who's from New Zealand, btw and talks funny!--but that's it.

by Anonymousreply 396January 11, 2022 11:57 AM

I agree with a couple of posters who said they hope the supernatural stuff is kept to a minimum. It’s a lot more intense and spooky to me when it’s about surviving in a female Lord of the Flies type thing.

by Anonymousreply 397January 11, 2022 2:19 PM

Exactly r397.

I was imagining a mix of Lord of the Flies and the hysterical girls of The Crucible. The Wendigo shit is not my cup of tea - but I’m trying to go with the flow…

by Anonymousreply 398January 11, 2022 2:24 PM

R396 They’re not on a fucking island!

by Anonymousreply 399January 11, 2022 2:36 PM

R396 You are bringing supernatural stuff in. Woods don't want them to leave. Nothing so far has been supernatural. A lot of unrealistic stuff, like wolves attacking group of humans, which would never happen, coach not getting any kind of infection even though his leg was cut off in the forest, Van not getting any infections even though wolf has bitten half of her face off, her having a tiny scar even though there was a huge hole on the side of her face and you could see her teeth through it, one if the teenage girls fixing her face better than a professional plastic surgeon would, with just a needle and a thread

by Anonymousreply 400January 11, 2022 3:38 PM

I laughed when she exposed her face and it was not only completely healed, but there are two small scars as the only aftereffect.

by Anonymousreply 401January 11, 2022 3:42 PM

yes, I was just gonna mention that how is it possible for the coach to survive that amputation with no antibiotics and shit?

by Anonymousreply 402January 11, 2022 3:52 PM

Misty and her potions - she’s a witch!! That’s how.

by Anonymousreply 403January 11, 2022 5:03 PM

Unfortunately I’m starting to feel like this show is going to let me down. I hope I’m wrong. I really like the cast.

by Anonymousreply 404January 11, 2022 5:09 PM

Lottie is schizophrenic.

by Anonymousreply 405January 11, 2022 9:22 PM

I'm so glad that I never bothered to watch Lost. It seems as if people have PTSD from watching it implode, so much so that it affects their enjoyment of other shows with similar themes.

by Anonymousreply 406January 12, 2022 1:57 AM

r406 I know I sound like a drama queen but after getting so involved with LOST and having the creators basically crap on the viewers did make me cynical and wary of getting involved in a show like that again.

by Anonymousreply 407January 12, 2022 3:20 AM

Your loss R407 Yellowjackets is great so far.

by Anonymousreply 408January 12, 2022 3:22 AM

r408 I am watching it, that's why I am on this thread.

by Anonymousreply 409January 12, 2022 3:25 AM

R409 Enjoy it for what it is, not what it reminds you of. If for nothing else just keep watching for Christina Ricci's hilarious performance. It is very entertaining.

by Anonymousreply 410January 12, 2022 3:34 AM

[Quote,] Lynskey--who's from New Zealand, btw and talks funny!

This whole time i thought Melanie was American, not a kiwi lol

by Anonymousreply 411January 12, 2022 9:58 AM

R399 and R400

Are we watching the same show? Nothing supernatural has happened? What episode are you on? How are there 5 PEOPLE who agree with that?

Also, they landed somewhere in Canada which has a fuck ton of islands. I don't remember anyone saying they're NOT on an island. Did I miss that?

R407 Do you remember when J. J. Abrams and Damon Lindelof said the crew IS NOT dead in S1 but six seasons later they were dead the whole time?

by Anonymousreply 412January 12, 2022 1:22 PM

Yeah Canada has a ton of island, but they’re not on one of them.

by Anonymousreply 413January 12, 2022 1:37 PM

I'll take your word if you can you confirm it.

by Anonymousreply 414January 12, 2022 1:40 PM

I do think the show alludes to supernatural or occult like stuff. I just would prefer that is kept to a minimum if I am correct on that.

by Anonymousreply 415January 12, 2022 1:45 PM

What Canadian island are they in in the middle of a mountain range?

by Anonymousreply 416January 12, 2022 2:09 PM

I'm sorry but I forgot, do we know where they were flying to? I know it's the nationals for soccer but I don't remember where. I know they are from NJ.

by Anonymousreply 417January 12, 2022 2:20 PM

R417 I think it was Seattle and due to a storm they had to go into Canadian airspace. I could also be imagining that entire scenario.

by Anonymousreply 418January 12, 2022 2:26 PM

Yes, R418, they were flying to Seattle from NJ and crashed in "the Canadian wilderness."

by Anonymousreply 419January 12, 2022 2:28 PM

The pilot said that they were flying "north" to avoid the storm but I don't think he ever said Canada. They could have been over the US Rockies when they crashed. Are we all thinking that it's Canada because that's where the show is filmed?

by Anonymousreply 420January 12, 2022 2:38 PM

R412 Where are you mentioning me? I said that nothing supernatural chas happened so far.

by Anonymousreply 421January 12, 2022 2:42 PM

I'm thinking Canada because that's how every review characterizes it. I assume reviewers are working off info provided in the press packet.

by Anonymousreply 422January 12, 2022 2:43 PM

That little boy in the plane crash survived in Canada with just a Hatchet all that time alone, but these bitches can’t seem to pull it together with all the resources they have? Didn’t any of them read the book? I mean Misty must have right, or even Travis or his brother? I can’t believe e no one’s brought it up yet. And none of them were Girl Scouts?

by Anonymousreply 423January 12, 2022 2:47 PM

They’re on, what, their second week in the wilderness, and are supposedly there for 19 months. There’s a lot of ground to cover, including when they’re found and return to school, etc. You have Misty, though, hiding shrooms and stuff in a tree, and she destroyed the black box so there’d be no signal - Misty is up to no good. I’m not guessing there’s much of a supernatural element to it. I think it’s Misty.

by Anonymousreply 424January 12, 2022 10:48 PM

You are all retarded Helen Kellers if you didn't notice the first several episodes were filled with supernatural signifying.

by Anonymousreply 425January 12, 2022 11:30 PM

I hope it doesn't go too deep on supernatural hocus pocus but if they entirely drop it after all the foreshadowing, it was a cheap trick.

by Anonymousreply 426January 12, 2022 11:32 PM

I do think they’re in Canada, they mentioned they’re in a fur trapper’s cabin.

No supernatural stuff? Lottie’s “visions?” The man with no eyes? It’s not awash in supernatural stuff, but it’s definitely simmering.

I find Christina Ricci hysterical & laugh out loud funny in this. The scene where she busted in & snorted the coke! Or when she tried to play off not caring about the reporter holding Caligula hostage…she’s really good at comedy.

by Anonymousreply 427January 12, 2022 11:38 PM

So they will drag the mystery for 5 years? It's quite presumptuous of the writers to think they will get renewed that long. I can see many viewers getting frustrated by season 2 (many are now) and then the show cancelled by season 3.

by Anonymousreply 428January 12, 2022 11:48 PM

R424 It's not their second week there. Few months have already passed.

by Anonymousreply 429January 13, 2022 5:17 AM

R425 Name few of these supernatural things.

by Anonymousreply 430January 13, 2022 5:18 AM

R427 The man with no eyes is just Tai's vision. Lottie's visions as well. We will see if she can predict the future or if she a schizophrenic and only thinks she can see it. I'm afraid it will be the latter.

by Anonymousreply 431January 13, 2022 5:21 AM

The “supernatural” shit is just hallucinations by mentally ill people.

by Anonymousreply 432January 13, 2022 5:22 AM

Oh come on they set up the lesbian's son as super spooky. And now they're going to drop it?

by Anonymousreply 433January 13, 2022 6:19 AM

R430 The creepy son talking about someone watching in the tree? His spray painting? The vision/warnings from Lottie (how likely is it that she's SIMPLY schizo). The man with no eyes. Those seem pretty supernatural to me.

I mean...it's not vampires

by Anonymousreply 434January 13, 2022 9:31 AM

R432 So...everybody just needs to refill their meds?

by Anonymousreply 435January 13, 2022 9:37 AM

R434, that's his mom sleep walking.

by Anonymousreply 436January 13, 2022 9:38 AM

Well, if everything has a reasonable explanation, this show is gonna lose its appeal.

by Anonymousreply 437January 13, 2022 9:56 AM

R437 Precisely that. Its a delicate balance. Keeps some hocus pocus but don't put in too much. If EVERYTHING is totally rational, and a few seasons in, they will have cheated us with smoke and mirrors for too long.

They have dropped for a moment the weird FRESH tree carvings. But that was heavy foreshadowing.

by Anonymousreply 438January 13, 2022 10:10 AM

R434 "someone watching in the tree? His spray painting" It was his mom watching him. Did you missed the part when she was sleepwalking and ended up in a tree when the wolves attacked the other girls. And was eating dirt when sleepwalking, both as a teen and an adult. She also spray painted that stuff on her house doors.

by Anonymousreply 439January 13, 2022 1:50 PM

They're in Northern Ontario according to the showrunners. But the show is filmed in B.C.

by Anonymousreply 440January 13, 2022 2:16 PM

The things the kid saw were his mother sleepwalking. The man with no eyes can also be explained as hallucinations from Tai not sleeping well. She is aware that the stress is getting to her and that she’s not mentally well. That’s why she sent her wife and child to stay somewhere else. She’s afraid she’s going to do something dangerous.

The things Lottie saw were due to her being unmedicated — she’s schizophrenic or psychotic. Is anyone else seeing or hearing things that aren’t there?

Of course there’s some ambiguity because that makes it more interesting.

by Anonymousreply 441January 13, 2022 2:43 PM

the boy was practically catatonic. he destroyed his playroom. Or was that the mother "sleepwalking"?

explain fresh carvings. Explain the spooky music that played with the fresh carvings.

by Anonymousreply 442January 13, 2022 2:52 PM

The only aspect that seems supernatural to me at this point might be Lottie. The flashback of her screaming in terror when she was in the car with her parents, which made them turn around and avoid a car collision. Then obviously her ramblings now that she's off of her meds. She might be psychic or she might be mentally ill. We have five seasons to find out.

by Anonymousreply 443January 13, 2022 3:10 PM

r442 I assume all that was Tia, freaky that she must have been the one to destroy that doll.

by Anonymousreply 444January 13, 2022 3:19 PM

I'm pissed Peter Gadiot died before giving us a good nude scene.

by Anonymousreply 445January 13, 2022 3:30 PM

Children act out when their home life is difficult. He was making weird drawings of what he saw, hitting a kid on the playground, pretty typical “acting out” behavior. When viewed through a lens sympathetic of this child’s environment, he’s not sinister at all. He’s trying to cope with a parent who’s unraveling and unstable.

I think of him as Danny from “The Shining”.

by Anonymousreply 446January 13, 2022 3:44 PM

Courtney Eaton (Lottie) did an interview with Vulture. Some points: she knew that Lottie was the Antler Queen because Sam Hanratty (teenage Misty) had been on set with the stunt doubles who did that scene and put it together. She trolls reddit and checks out the theories. At this point, she doesn't know if her character is actually having premonitions or is mentally ill. Doesn't know who would play an adult version of Lottie, doesn't seem impressed by the journalist's suggestions of Jordana Brewster or Fairuza Balk.

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by Anonymousreply 447January 13, 2022 3:55 PM

If Lottie is still alive in the present, they should try to get Katherine Waterston to play her. I think they look alike.

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by Anonymousreply 448January 13, 2022 6:49 PM

[quote] Travis is such an asshole

Travis is HOT AS FUCK.

The actor Kevin Alves is my dream guy.

He has a fantastic body.

I thought he was Native American, but he's Brazilian and Portugese.

I had no idea he was a Champion Canadian Figure Skater. No wonder his body is so fit.

On top of that, he's an actor and musician too. The guy is multi-talented.

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by Anonymousreply 449January 14, 2022 12:43 AM

I also had no idea that Kevin was 30 years old.

Damn, he looks young.

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by Anonymousreply 450January 14, 2022 12:44 AM

[quote] I really hate this trend of trying to prolong some of these limited series. It’s okay to really love something and let it run its course.

A perfect example of the is the Walking Dead.

They have dragged that show out for 10 seasons, just to milk it for every last drop.

As a result, the show absolutely sucks.

However, they premiered a limited series called "Walking Dead: World Beyond," which was explicitly going to run for two seasons, and that's it.

The show ran for exactly two seasons, and it was just perfect.

Everything wrapped up nicely, but best of all, the QUALITY of the show was a million times better than the original Walking Dead series.

But Hollywood is full of greedy whores, who don't give a shit about quality. They just try to make as much money as possible.

by Anonymousreply 451January 14, 2022 12:51 AM

Best example would be American version of The Office. They should have ended that after third season. But instead they've turned it into a cartoon version of the UK version. Anything for the bucks

by Anonymousreply 452January 14, 2022 7:33 AM

R448 Katherine is a good pick. Mine would be Meg Tilly or Bérénice Marlohe.

by Anonymousreply 453January 14, 2022 8:33 AM

R443. Nope. YOU got five seasons. I don't think I'm gonna make it.

by Anonymousreply 454January 14, 2022 9:27 AM

By season 5 these girls are going to look old.

by Anonymousreply 455January 14, 2022 12:04 PM

I don’t trust Showtime. They abruptly cancelled the last show I watched on their channel - Penny Dreadful - and the end felt really rushed.

They’ll cancel this too if it doesn’t pull in the viewers…

by Anonymousreply 456January 14, 2022 2:26 PM

And if they don't cancel it, they'll definitely ruin it. They botched Dexter so badly the first time around, I swore I'd never watch or re watch an episode. Now people on the subreddit are upset that this newest finale was worse than the original one.

by Anonymousreply 457January 14, 2022 3:33 PM

[quote]Nope. YOU got five seasons. I don't think I'm gonna make it.

Who cares? Do you expect someone to beg you to watch? Watch it or don't, ...it's not that serious.

by Anonymousreply 458January 14, 2022 3:40 PM

You can already tell it's not suited for 5 seasons by the plot devices that have gone nowhere, like Tai's son for example. They're just dragging it out so the pacing is all wrong. Better to have 2 great seasons than 5 disjointed ones.

by Anonymousreply 459January 14, 2022 6:08 PM

Dexter is a good comparison - they should have ended that after the trinity killer but instead they milked it and subsequent seasons were terrible.

by Anonymousreply 460January 14, 2022 6:09 PM

You bitches are so hung up on the 5 season aspect. You have no idea what the creators have in store for future seasons. Just watch and enjoy where it goes, or don't. So far it's a great ride and I'll watch until the end.

by Anonymousreply 461January 14, 2022 6:24 PM

It'll get cancelled 2 seasons in.

by Anonymousreply 462January 14, 2022 6:42 PM

You all need to relax. 5 seasons of this show is only 50 episodes. In its first 2 seasons alone Lost made 49! So I'm sure there is more than enough story here for 50 episodes. Also, if the writers realize halfway through that they don't have enough story to fill 5 seasons, they *do* have the option of wrapping it up sooner.

by Anonymousreply 463January 14, 2022 7:53 PM

Who knows where the show will end with S5... originally I was thinking that it would end with the teens getting rescued, but that doesn't really make sense, does it? There needs to be something happening in the present time that needs to be resolved. I'm wondering if we're going to see them rescued around S3 or S4 and maybe S5 will be set entirely with the adults.

by Anonymousreply 464January 14, 2022 8:01 PM

Also, does it seem like maybe the authorities never found the wreckage or were able to examine the remains of those that died? Because if they could perform autopsies, they might have found evidence of cannibalism on the bones/remains (knife marks, teeth marks, etc). Instead, whether or not they were forest cannibals is a big mystery when they're adults.

by Anonymousreply 465January 14, 2022 8:14 PM

Somebody here seems desperate for us to be excited about a dragged out, 5 season concept.

by Anonymousreply 466January 14, 2022 8:17 PM

I don't think Travis is very attractive, nor do I think his body is that hot. Different tastes, I guess.

by Anonymousreply 467January 14, 2022 8:25 PM

He was a charming twink but even young his body had strange proportions. Now at 30 he's looking flasque. He's cute. I'd jump him in the forest if he were one of the few humans with cocks around.

by Anonymousreply 468January 14, 2022 8:55 PM

I remember getting crushes on guys at work who in a normal situation I would not be interested in. So I can see how Travis would start to look good to them.

by Anonymousreply 469January 14, 2022 11:47 PM

Homeland was another show that went downhill very quickly. It went on for too long.

by Anonymousreply 470January 15, 2022 5:04 AM

R469 Being at work is a normal situation! Or are you working on an oil platform and go home once a year?

by Anonymousreply 471January 15, 2022 8:26 AM

R458 JESUS. Are you 12?

The real question is...why are you so defensive? I mean...did you make friends through the TV with Tai, Shauna, and Natalie?

Do we need to make some calls on your behalf?

by Anonymousreply 472January 15, 2022 9:06 AM

So, Christina Ricci was pregnant the whole time she was filming this and was up to seven months by the end.

by Anonymousreply 473January 15, 2022 9:16 AM

R469 - after a couple weeks? Do you live in Bugtussle?

by Anonymousreply 474January 15, 2022 1:46 PM

r469 here. What I meant is that somebody who you wouldn't normally be attracted to can become attractive when you are around them a lot and get to know them. My coworker who normally I wouldn't have been attracted to was one of the few other men at my job, we worked together all day and I got to know him and ended up being attracted to him.

by Anonymousreply 475January 15, 2022 11:29 PM

The last 10 minutes of the season finale are intense.

by Anonymousreply 476January 16, 2022 6:09 AM

Okay, I can understand how they were able to pitch 5 seasons now.

by Anonymousreply 477January 16, 2022 6:12 AM

Why were the girls wearing sneakers and boots during their party, they obviously had the dresses and would have brought the shoes along for those outfits, yet none of them are wearing nice footwear? I think this is an important clue and possibly that they had planned ahead to gut Travis and it had nothing to do with the mushrooms.

by Anonymousreply 478January 16, 2022 6:16 AM

I don’t feel bad for the reporter/fixer or whoever she was, it’s her own damn fault, if she had been a better person and not smoked she’d still be alive. Misty gave her a chance, she chose wrong.

by Anonymousreply 479January 16, 2022 6:18 AM

Finally someone who leans into the Jersey Girl accent on this show! She was on the team, but it couldn’t be the one who was injured on the field, because she wasn’t in the same class to be at the reunion. Did we meet her before, and why didn’t she go on the trip?

by Anonymousreply 480January 16, 2022 6:21 AM

I want Travis to sit on my face.

I would eat his ass like there was no tomorrow.

by Anonymousreply 481January 16, 2022 6:25 AM

That is the same character that was injured in the pilot- who was supposedly a freshman in 96- and had no accent then. Nor did her adult 2021 self have an accent in the pilot either.

by Anonymousreply 482January 16, 2022 7:35 AM

I thought the resolution of the Jackie story was satisfying and disturbing. Some people on Reddit thought she’d appear as an adult at some point and played by Robin Tunney, which would’ve been perfect casting.

by Anonymousreply 483January 16, 2022 7:42 AM

Were Spice Girls already a thing when the girls crashed in the woods? They were mentioning Spice Girls

by Anonymousreply 484January 16, 2022 10:36 AM

The coach is such a spinless wuss.

by Anonymousreply 485January 16, 2022 10:37 AM

The actress who plays young Shauna is really good.

by Anonymousreply 486January 16, 2022 10:51 AM

Also I’m picturing the chorus of Enya’s “Amarantine” playing as the girls hunt each other in the woods.

by Anonymousreply 487January 16, 2022 11:17 AM

Enya is perfect music for so many different occasions, from cradle to grave.

by Anonymousreply 488January 16, 2022 11:23 AM

As someone from NJ I thought the accent was ridiculous and over the top. There’s no way these girls from an upper middle class suburb would sound that way. So I’m just gonna assume that girl spent the last 25 years living on Staten Island.

I don’t think the Spice Girls became a thing until late ‘96 so it’s too early for them to have been into them. But Wannabe technically dropped in June ‘96 so maybe Van was into them before it was cool?

by Anonymousreply 489January 16, 2022 1:30 PM

Christina Ricci deserves an Emmy nod. She injects just the right about humor into a very dark show and somehow makes a completely psychotic character likable.

I liked the finale but Jackie freezing to death was sort of lame. I like that Lottie is being set up as the villain.

by Anonymousreply 490January 16, 2022 1:35 PM

Right amount of humor*** I’m hungover

by Anonymousreply 491January 16, 2022 1:36 PM

RIP Jackie. At least she stuck to her principles and called people out though I was cringing when she took all of them on. You knew they were going to gang up on her.

Now that Antler Queen Lottie is starting to believe that she needs to make sacrifices to the Forest Gods to get food, I can see how someone will eventually be singled out and end up in the pit. Based on the hair, I think Pit Girl from the pilot episode is Mari.

It's going to be a long wait to see S2. I don't think they've even started writing it yet.

by Anonymousreply 492January 16, 2022 6:53 PM

I liked the finale after watching it, initially... but after having more time to ponder it, I'm not sure about this show. I just KNOW that it's going to be disappointing. I didn't watch Lost, but just HEARING about it from fans traumatized me.

I wonder if the writers are going to rip-off the nutso ideas the Reddit fans have to make the show "work."

by Anonymousreply 493January 16, 2022 7:00 PM

I do think there is a lot of material for 5 seasons. they can explore each of their stories in more detail...

by Anonymousreply 494January 16, 2022 7:12 PM

[quote]I liked the finale after watching it, initially... but after having more time to ponder it, I'm not sure about this show. I just KNOW that it's going to be disappointing.

"I can't enjoy this now because it might be bad in season four!" seems an odd way to consume television to me, but you do you.

by Anonymousreply 495January 16, 2022 7:25 PM

Might be bad in season four? I'm worried about it being bad in season TWO!

by Anonymousreply 496January 16, 2022 7:27 PM

[quote] The coach is such a spinless wuss.

He’s smart. Girls are fucking mean. These girls are next level. They get high on mushrooms once and they’re ready to slit some throats. I’d shut the fuck up too if I were him.

by Anonymousreply 497January 16, 2022 8:13 PM

[quote] I wonder if the writers are going to rip-off the nutso ideas the Reddit fans have to make the show "work."

Hopefully, this won’t happen R493, since the creators have a 5 year vision/outline for the show. The first season point of view and plot was distinct enough that I can’t see them fishing for ideas via Reddit/social media.

by Anonymousreply 498January 16, 2022 9:02 PM

The problem with this being 5 season, is that it’s not filmed on a network show schedule. It could be 7-8 year before the 5th season finally airs. As mentioned above, they haven’t even started writing season 2.

We can hope that they’ll film a few of them back to back so the timeline to air them is accelerated.

by Anonymousreply 499January 16, 2022 11:17 PM

the actor playing HS Travis will be nearing 40.

by Anonymousreply 500January 16, 2022 11:21 PM

[quote] Why were the girls wearing sneakers and boots during their party,

You've obviously never worn heels in the dirt.

[quote]Now that Antler Queen Lottie is starting to believe that she needs to make sacrifices to the Forest Gods to get food, I can see how someone will eventually be singled out and end up in the pit. Based on the hair, I think Pit Girl from the pilot episode is Mari.

I still think the girl in the pit from the first episode is Lottie. Same height and hair. Something will happen where she makes a mistake and Misty pushes her out as leader. How her name is associated with this cult that just kidnapped Natalie is a mystery, but I think it all might come down to Taissa. Didn't the fixer say it was Taissa who hired her to begin with? And now her wife has seen Taissa's little offerings in the cellar to win the election, I'm feeling like maybe Lottie's 'spirit' took her over in the woods and she has a DID thing going on? I don't know but I really liked this season.

Also, I agree with a poster upthread that the younger actress who plays Shauna is excellent. Her scene over dead Jackie was heartbreaking and it explains a lot about adult Shauna. I also think the actress playing young Natalie is very good.

by Anonymousreply 501January 16, 2022 11:39 PM

Oh dearing myself several times for R499

by Anonymousreply 502January 16, 2022 11:43 PM

Okay, R501 here and I retract that statement about Lottie in the opening scene. I just watched it again and the girl was shorter (also I think the one who stood over her body after she fell in is Van). But since we've not heard hide nor hair of adult Lottie, I feel like the rest of the survivors think that she's dead. And maybe she is. They could go in a lot of directions with this.

by Anonymousreply 503January 16, 2022 11:47 PM

The way the world is going half of us may not live to see season two and yet there is all this handwriting over season five? Get a grip people, tomorrow you may wake up dead in your bed, enjoy life and streaming shows while you can.

by Anonymousreply 504January 16, 2022 11:47 PM

^not handwriting, we’re typing on cellphones!

by Anonymousreply 505January 16, 2022 11:55 PM

R497 Nah, he just has no backbone.

by Anonymousreply 506January 16, 2022 11:55 PM

That was supposed to be handwringing, but I see spell check doesn’t seem to like that and juts interjects whatever it god damn wants!

by Anonymousreply 507January 16, 2022 11:56 PM

Apparently the second season will already be out this year.

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by Anonymousreply 508January 17, 2022 12:09 AM

Without Robby Benson, I'm not interested.

by Anonymousreply 509January 17, 2022 1:24 AM

Liked the ending. My problem with the episode is this - where the fuck were Nat and Travis (not to mention the little bro)? They wouldn’t go back to the cabin and start a search for the brother? Seemed off to me but other than that - I liked it.

Tiassa’s smile after winning was fabulous and I like cult leader Lottie.

This show is so dark - I sorta laughed when the missing person’s segment played, but was sad when the bear got it.

by Anonymousreply 510January 17, 2022 1:24 AM

Why did Taissa make it seem like Simone left her? Taissa insisted, for Simone and Sammy’s safety. What a cunt.

by Anonymousreply 511January 17, 2022 2:03 AM

Yes r511! I thought that last episode. I honestly thought I missed something bc she point blank told her to leave and now she’s acting hurt? Makes zero sense.

by Anonymousreply 512January 17, 2022 2:16 AM

R512, sheer manipulation, I guess. After finding out what she did to the dog, I’m done caring about her.

by Anonymousreply 513January 17, 2022 2:42 AM

No one realizes this show isn't about the girls, it's about coach and his suffering! Maroon and zero (legal) prospects for the D!

by Anonymousreply 514January 17, 2022 2:52 AM

R506 he's not exactly in great shape and Misty is the only one taking care of him. Pissing off the other girls isn't a good idea.

by Anonymousreply 515January 17, 2022 8:45 AM

The coach is completely dependent on them. Staying on their good side is necessary for his survival.

by Anonymousreply 516January 17, 2022 10:05 AM

I am confused. Whose dog was that? Or was it some random dog that was killed?

by Anonymousreply 517January 17, 2022 11:36 AM

R517, that was Taissa’s family dog, Biscuit. Remember their dog went missing and the wife and son were making “missing dog” posters?

Guess she sacrificed the family dog in a black magic ritual to win the election. And maybe she was tempted to sacrifice her wife and/or kid to get more than a senator’s seat.

by Anonymousreply 518January 17, 2022 11:42 AM

Not looking forward to the "cult" angle.

by Anonymousreply 519January 17, 2022 1:22 PM

Really? I am, R519.

by Anonymousreply 520January 17, 2022 1:24 PM

I was rewatching the pilot last night and was reminded that Lottie's family is rich. And also in a conversation between Shauna and Taissa, she asked if "the others" had been found or heard from since and so I think we are going to find out in S2 that a few more of the girls are still alive. There were six who left the campfire after they made a meal of the slain girl in the pit. So Shauna, Natalie, Tai, Misty, and...? I feel like Vanessa is def one of the alive ones.

by Anonymousreply 521January 17, 2022 1:32 PM

I have a feeling something supernatural is going to happen to Van. I don’t see how she survived the mauling and the plane burning. When she came to after being on the fire, she was seeing everything with a blue tint. If it is a Wendingo, it’ll probably possess her and turn her into a monster. Tai will have to kill her and it will be a sad moment.

by Anonymousreply 522January 17, 2022 1:41 PM

Coach Ben is so hot! I was laughing when Misty said that the Coach tricked her into falling in love with him! LOL

Also, how fucking funny was it that Misty laced those cigarettes. LOL

In case you haven't noticed R506, the dude has one leg. What the hell do you expect him to do exactly!? At least he came out as gay, and doing that in front of Misty took balls, considering how crazy Misty is! R497 is right!

Jackie's death was sad!

by Anonymousreply 523January 17, 2022 1:42 PM

I wonder if Misty is named for PLAY MISTY FOR ME, the fabulous Jessica Walter starred.

It would make sense, the writers seem to be aware of everything.

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by Anonymousreply 524January 17, 2022 1:47 PM

R523 He only admitted that to her because he was high on mushrooms. And what does have one leg has to do with anything? He's still the only adult there and should be the authority. A girl freezed to death because he was too scared to say anything to a bunch of whiny teenage girls.

by Anonymousreply 525January 17, 2022 3:08 PM

Whiny teenage girls with knives and two legs.

by Anonymousreply 526January 17, 2022 3:25 PM

[quote] There were six who left the campfire after they made a meal of the slain girl in the pit.

Wait. How do you know that?

by Anonymousreply 527January 17, 2022 3:26 PM

What name is Misty a nickname for?

by Anonymousreply 528January 17, 2022 3:28 PM

R525 the point is, you can't do anything with one leg in a survival situation. Yes, he is an adult. An adult man with one leg who needs assistance from teenage girls because he doesn't have the physical capability due to having one leg. What more do you want from him!?

If you had one leg and was thrown into the forest with teenage girls who are unstable, what would you do? Hop your way to safety?

by Anonymousreply 529January 17, 2022 3:39 PM

Can somebody explain what happened with the bear? That was supernatural, no? Is it remotely plausible that a teenage girl could have gotten a lucky hit/stab in and killed a BEAR? Did she sever the spine?

by Anonymousreply 530January 17, 2022 3:41 PM

Misty SHOWED the journalist when she was injecting the cigarettes. They are a threat about the journalist's father? - blackmail. She didn't seem stupid - so she forgot?

by Anonymousreply 531January 17, 2022 3:42 PM

the bare offered itself as a sacrifice. Do with that fact as you please.

by Anonymousreply 532January 17, 2022 3:43 PM

Like Jackie said, there was probably something wrong with the bear.

by Anonymousreply 533January 17, 2022 3:58 PM

the bear. oops

by Anonymousreply 534January 17, 2022 3:59 PM

R533 listen "Debbie There is a Rational Explanation Downer". The writers are deliberately playing many situations as ambiguous so if that is all they have, and everything is god damned dreary rational, then it's cheap writing and will wear thin quickly.

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by Anonymousreply 535January 17, 2022 4:01 PM

And remember how that deer they killed was full of maggots. So it seems that the bear was also sick in some way.

And remember the blood in the creek in the episode that Van got mauled by the wolf. There is probably some pollution or disease in that area that is affecting some of the animals, and maybe even the girls.

by Anonymousreply 536January 17, 2022 4:02 PM

R529 He should have become an authority as soon as they crashed, one or both legs. Now it's too late, the girls can see they can push him over. Also, there was no violence in the begging, so it's not like he had to fear for his life. Hell, there wasn't any so far, apart from when they were all high on mushrooms. It's not like the girls would stab him if he had speak up and tell them that Jackie stays in the cabin. You guys are being ridiculous. It's not some war scenario, him being disabled doesn't change the fact that he should be the authority and the most logical person there, not the most quiet one.

by Anonymousreply 537January 17, 2022 4:10 PM

"It's all perfectly rational. So the music and writing and mis en scene is just garbage trickery designed disappoint viewers."

--- A RECIPE FOR SERIES SUCCESS!

by Anonymousreply 538January 17, 2022 4:15 PM

R537 How, exactly, would Coach assert is authority amongst like 10 teenagers? Make them run laps? Put them in detention?

by Anonymousreply 539January 17, 2022 4:28 PM

By being the rational and smart one.

by Anonymousreply 540January 17, 2022 4:35 PM

Who is left that is smart and rational? Natalie, Travis, Coach Ben, and probably Javi. Everyone else is batshit or getting there quickly. He's outnumbered and he's disabled.

by Anonymousreply 541January 17, 2022 4:37 PM

R540 Okay... so you're telling me ONE rational person is going to overpower 10 crazy people? Huh. Okay.

by Anonymousreply 542January 17, 2022 4:39 PM

I'm thinking of the World According to Garp. When are the girls going to just start sitting on Coach's dick.

by Anonymousreply 543January 17, 2022 4:39 PM

R543 fuck off with your homophobia and gay conversion therapy. The coach is GAY.

by Anonymousreply 544January 17, 2022 4:42 PM

Travis is able-bodied and he couldn't get away from the crazy girls. Coach Ben is a goner, they're going to kill him and barbecue him, it's only a matter of time.

by Anonymousreply 545January 17, 2022 5:21 PM

Did I miss it or did they find Travis’ brother? If not how could he not have frozen too?

by Anonymousreply 546January 17, 2022 5:28 PM

Exactly ^

Nat, Travis and Javi are all out in that snow. Where were they all night?

by Anonymousreply 547January 17, 2022 5:31 PM

R542 overpower? What the fuck are you people talking about? They are not on the front line in a war. He didn't even see what the girls were doing while high on mushrooms. And wasn't even a bit curious when Jackie confronted Shauna about her trying to kill Travis and when he heard for the first time when happened the night before. Yes, he should be the rational voice, but clearly he isn't.

by Anonymousreply 548January 17, 2022 6:09 PM

No, I mean overpower by majority rule. You really think the girls would listen to him? 🤣😂

by Anonymousreply 549January 17, 2022 6:13 PM

The coach is an assistant HS soccer coach, not a navy seal. And his injury was significant (although the show seems to be playing it down). But even if the coach is a natural leader with miraculous self-healing abilities, he would have been completely out of it the first week. They would have learned to get along without him and he would have had to re-assert his authority from scratch. While being unable to walk.

by Anonymousreply 550January 17, 2022 6:25 PM

The coach was too traumatized by having his leg cut off to assert any authority about anything from the start.

by Anonymousreply 551January 17, 2022 6:25 PM

We posted at the same time r550.

by Anonymousreply 552January 17, 2022 6:26 PM

But you more succinctly, R551.

by Anonymousreply 553January 17, 2022 6:27 PM

[quote]You guys are being ridiculous.

They're not the ones who are refusing to let this debate go, R548. How many fucking posts are you going to make about this while having your little hissy fit, Mugatu? It's not that difficult to imagine. Hell, even fucking Jesus Girl challenged him when he tried to be the adult and put his one foot down about her leaving in the plane. "What are you going to do about it?" He didn't have much of an answer to that.

That said, I love Coach. His exchange with Misty in the woods when he tells her he's gay was high comedy. I think some of you are taking this show way too seriously.

by Anonymousreply 554January 17, 2022 6:30 PM

Am I supposed to know who or what Mugatu is? I'm refusing to let this debate go? I am just answering to the people that are quoting me, dum dum. Just like you are doing it. That's what the forums are for, if you didn't know. Yeah, she challenged him cause he's a spinless wuss. Like I said.

by Anonymousreply 555January 17, 2022 6:33 PM

Christina Ricci is fantastic in this.

That’s my takeaway.

by Anonymousreply 556January 17, 2022 7:22 PM

[quote] I am just answering to the people that are quoting me

No, you're not, weirdo. You won't acknowledge that anyone else has a point and that there is only one possible answer in this scenario.

[quote]The coach is such a spinless wuss.

[quote]Nah, he just has no backbone.

[quote] A girl freezed to death because he was too scared to say anything to a bunch of whiny teenage girls.

[quote]He should have become an authority as soon as they crashed, one or both legs. Now it's too late, the girls can see they can push him over.

[quote]overpower? What the fuck are you people talking about?

[quote]Yeah, she challenged him cause he's a spinless wuss. Like I said.

Over and fucking over. You're insisting to all of us that we don't know what the hell we're talking about and that you are RIGHT, by golly, and that there is only one reason why the adult man wouldn't be in control of all of these girls and its because he's a coward. Why can't we see it? We're all sooooo ridiculous! But sure, you're the reasonable one here.

[quote]Misty SHOWED the journalist when she was injecting the cigarettes. They are a threat about the journalist's father? - blackmail. She didn't seem stupid - so she forgot?

R531, Misty was injecting the chocolate candies for the box she was going to send to Jessica's father to threaten her, not cigarettes. Obviously, the reporter thought she'd outsmarted Misty by the time she let her go and didn't consider that the box of cigarettes Misty had thrown in the trash would also be laced. I don't think that was her being stupid, just cocky.

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by Anonymousreply 557January 17, 2022 8:13 PM

The Coach is deadweight. He can't even hike out of there by himself even if he wanted to. He'll be the first one they sacrifice to Lottie's Forest God.

He and Jackie were acting like they were still back in civilization, not starving in the forest. The rules of conduct have gone out the window and only the strong are going to survive. He doesn't get to be Boss just because he was back in Jersey. No one has any reason to listen to him.

by Anonymousreply 558January 17, 2022 9:02 PM

Can a one legged coach still be a power top?

by Anonymousreply 559January 17, 2022 9:13 PM

By about half way through I was only watching for misty

by Anonymousreply 560January 17, 2022 9:16 PM

The SURE are lucky to have found that cabin. I find it cozy. They would be set if only they found fish and animals to eat, but there is, suspiciously, nothing much living in their wild paradise. They have water, wood, shelter, and tools. No food. I guess they will eventually run out of candles. They shouldn't be so generous in their use. Kristy can probably make bear tallow candles. 🤪

by Anonymousreply 561January 17, 2022 9:21 PM

[quote] The things Lottie saw were due to her being unmedicated — she’s schizophrenic or psychotic. Is anyone else seeing or hearing things that aren’t there? Of course there’s some ambiguity because that makes it more interesting.

I’m going to try and keep an open mind to this type of storytelling because I get what you’re saying. I’m just not sure if I can genuinely appreciate it. But it’s a little bit in the same category as Picnic at Hanging Rock? I mean just a little.

by Anonymousreply 562January 17, 2022 9:41 PM

Has anybody here watched the documentary Woodlands Dark and Days Bewitched: A History of Folk Horror? I watched it last week on Shudder and, obviously, it's all about the folk horror genre and some of the aspects discussed in the documentary REALLY reminded me of Yellowjackets.

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by Anonymousreply 563January 17, 2022 9:45 PM

R563 thanks for that. very instructive.

by Anonymousreply 564January 17, 2022 10:28 PM

Came for the cannibalism, stuck around for the Lewis/Ricci dynamic.

by Anonymousreply 565January 17, 2022 10:29 PM

I love the runner that Misty is obsessed with Andrew Lloyd Webber musicals.

by Anonymousreply 566January 17, 2022 10:32 PM

Misty, at, times, sounds and looks like she’s channeling Elle Woods from the Legally Blond movies.

It will be interesting to see the other girls’ back stories and see who is still alive. There are a lot of girls stranded there. Maybe I missed it but does the dark-skinned Black girl have a name? She’s the former Girl Scout who knew what plants were poisonous and stitched Van’s face.

by Anonymousreply 567January 18, 2022 12:00 AM

R561 It's like the cabin has been transformed from the shithole it was when they found it.

by Anonymousreply 568January 18, 2022 2:24 AM

‘Yellowjackets’ star Melanie Lynskey says she was body-shamed on set

The Yellowjackets have each other’s backs.

Melanie Lynskey, who plays Shauna in “Yellowjackets,” says her fellow actors rallied to her defense after she was body-shamed by a member of production.

The New Zealand-born actress claims that someone on the crew for the creepy Showtime drama series asked about her weight.

“They were asking me, ‘What do you plan to do? I’m sure the producers will get you a trainer. They’d love to help you with this,’” Lynskey, 44, recalled to Rolling Stone.

Lynskey said co-stars Tawny Cypress, Christina Ricci and Juliette Lewis stood by her, with Lewis even writing a letter to producers on her behalf.

“It was really important to me for [Shauna] to not ever comment on my body, to not have me putting a dress on and being like, ‘I wish I looked a bit better,’” she explained. “I did find it important that this character is just comfortable and sexual and not thinking or talking about it, because I want women to be able to watch it and be like, ‘Wow, she looks like me and nobody’s saying she’s the fat one.’ That representation is important.”

Sadly, it hasn’t just been the production staff who have criticized Lynskey’s appearance.

The actress says fans have questioned whether Adam (Peter Gadiot) — the hunky artist Shauna has an affair with — would really be attracted to her.

“I’m just like, ‘Wow, really? That’s where people’s heads are at, that the most important thing is being thin or young?’” she exclaimed.

Page Six has reached out to Showtime for comment.

In real life, Lynskey is married to actor Jason Ritter. The two share one child together, a 3-year-old daughter.

The “Sweet Home Alabama” star has been vocal about her past struggles with an eating disorder over the years.

“It’s a bummer to have to say this, but the biggest challenge I’ve faced in my career would be my own body image and the way that the industry views people’s bodies,” she told Denizen last year.

”There’s sort of an implicit expectation of perfection because everybody looks the same. But I had a bad eating disorder for 10 years, and even when I was like 58 kilograms [128 pounds], I would still be shamed in wardrobe fittings for not being sample size.”

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by Anonymousreply 569January 18, 2022 3:28 AM

What's the point of casting a frump if they're just going to criticize her for being... a frump? Melanie Lynskey is no Chrissy Metz.

by Anonymousreply 570January 18, 2022 3:42 AM

Oh, she’s the woman with the baby in the bar in Sweet Home Alabama! How did a Kiwi get to Alabama?

by Anonymousreply 571January 18, 2022 3:54 AM

She was on 2 and a half men for a long time too.

by Anonymousreply 572January 18, 2022 4:02 AM

R557 In other words, you are also a spineless wuss.

by Anonymousreply 573January 18, 2022 4:41 AM

"The actress says fans have questioned whether Adam (Peter Gadiot) — the hunky artist Shauna has an affair with — would really be attracted to her.

“I’m just like, ‘Wow, really? That’s where people’s heads are at, that the most important thing is being thin or young?’” she exclaimed."

Looks like she is visiting Datalounge. People (or a person) here were constantly bringing this exact thing up.

by Anonymousreply 574January 18, 2022 4:44 AM

R567 her name is Akilah.

by Anonymousreply 575January 18, 2022 7:23 AM

The finale, when they are all waking up from the mushrooms, reminded me so much of PICNIC AT HANGING ROCK (1975), down to the music. I couldn't find a clip of them waking up, but here's them passing out on the rocks:

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by Anonymousreply 576January 18, 2022 10:51 AM

Sorry but questioning why a hot younger guy like Adam would be interested in frumpy Shauna is understandable.

by Anonymousreply 577January 18, 2022 11:30 AM

People typically date within their level. It’s not often you’d see hot, young guys objectifying a Shauna. It’s the same in the gay world. I’m technically a Shauna, and Instahoes wouldn’t give me the time of day, never mind date me.

by Anonymousreply 578January 18, 2022 12:36 PM

Shauna’s not-hotness is acknowledged. Her daughter alludes to it when she says something like, “I guess you’ve got that Yellowjacket’s thing going on.” And it’s unstated, but I think it’s obvious that Shauna’s eventual suspicion of her bf is due, in part, to their physical mismatch. Also she used that and her embarrassment when she was placating the other women before they got rid of the body.

by Anonymousreply 579January 18, 2022 12:49 PM

Adam isn't hot. I don't find it that far-fetched.

by Anonymousreply 580January 18, 2022 12:50 PM

I'm sure Adam will have been part of the cult.

by Anonymousreply 581January 18, 2022 12:51 PM

The DL is always bemoaning the hot guy/dumpy wife dynamic here.

Some young guys are happy to bang older women. She has a mega rack, and it’s not like she’s 70.

by Anonymousreply 582January 18, 2022 12:52 PM

These chatters go into a deep dive.

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by Anonymousreply 583January 18, 2022 1:15 PM

R581, the series creators specifically said he is not involved with the group that kidnap Nat at the end.

by Anonymousreply 584January 18, 2022 1:24 PM

I'm sure Adam was working on a story....

by Anonymousreply 585January 18, 2022 1:55 PM

R575, thank you for your response. I may have to watch the whole season a 3rd time. There are so many characters that the names don't always register.

by Anonymousreply 586January 18, 2022 2:15 PM

I'd like to see Kimiko Glenn, Brook SoSo on Orange is the New Black, for adult Lottie.

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by Anonymousreply 587January 18, 2022 7:02 PM

R587 She's 32. Juliette Lewis is 48.

by Anonymousreply 588January 18, 2022 7:04 PM

^ She's only 7 years older than the actress that plays Lottie. The crash happened 25 years ago.

by Anonymousreply 589January 18, 2022 7:06 PM

Isn’t she also tiny? And Lottie is the tallest girl? I might be wrong, but that’s my impression.

by Anonymousreply 590January 18, 2022 7:13 PM

Yeah I wasn’t distracted by the Adam/Shauna thing. Lots of men are into bigger women. There are lots of guys on this site even who are into dad bods and bears. He might not openly call her his girlfriend or marry her but it’s easy to believe he’d get horny for her if he was into that sort of thing.

I never noticed that they never directly addressed her weight and I found that refreshing. It was normalizing.

by Anonymousreply 591January 18, 2022 8:58 PM

[quote]She has a mega rack, and it’s not like she’s 70.

Say what you will about Shauna's dumpiness, she does have one amazing asset. Notice that the dress her husband bought for her showed that feature off. It seems like Jeff has been on Shauna's side for a long time and we even saw him defend her to Jackie's parents. The fact that he read her diaries years ago but never let on suggests that he might even admire her for surviving the way she did. He digs his wife's survivalist instincts and recognizes that she's much smarter than him. I can see why he's still with her.

R583, appreciate the link but as I listened to Joanna Robinson go on about reddit's theories I was reminded why I loathe her so much. She's got to be the fucking laziest critic around.

by Anonymousreply 592January 18, 2022 9:31 PM

I can't see why Shauna is still with Jeff. She could have done better than the prom king who runs a failing furniture store. It's funny how she accused Jackie of peaking in high school and then that's exactly what happened to her.

The creators said in an interview that the years immediately after their return will be explored and I can't wait. I want to see why Shauna didn't go to Brown (or anywhere else), just settled in and went through the motions of mediocrity.

by Anonymousreply 593January 18, 2022 9:35 PM

Shauna’s storyline is going to have to explain what happened to the baby she’s carrying. Even if the child doesn’t survive, that additional trauma (on top of everything else) might make her feel linked to Jeff and less willing to leave her hometown.

by Anonymousreply 594January 19, 2022 12:25 AM

Jordana Brewster for adult Lottie.

by Anonymousreply 595January 19, 2022 2:12 PM

I wish Kate Winslet would play Lottie so we could get Heavenly Creatures reunion.

by Anonymousreply 596January 19, 2022 2:43 PM

Lauren Ambrose or Thora Birch for adult Van

by Anonymousreply 597January 19, 2022 5:05 PM

Kimiko Gelman would be perfect but she’s 55. She still looks amazing though. I loved her in the short lived 80’s musical teen tv show Rags to Riches.

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by Anonymousreply 598January 19, 2022 5:09 PM

I’m much, much younger than these actresses, but with a little aging makeup, I know I can play Lottie!

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by Anonymousreply 599January 19, 2022 5:42 PM

Natasha Lyonne would also be a good adult Van

by Anonymousreply 600January 19, 2022 5:47 PM
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