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13 Reasons Why 

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Follows teenager Clay Jensen, in his quest to uncover the story behind his classmate and crush, Hannah, and her decision to end her life.

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Series cast summary:
Dylan Minnette ...  Clay Jensen 39 episodes, 2017-2019
Christian Navarro ...  Tony Padilla 39 episodes, 2017-2019
Alisha Boe ...  Jessica Davis 39 episodes, 2017-2019
Brandon Flynn ...  Justin Foley 39 episodes, 2017-2019
Justin Prentice ...  Bryce Walker 39 episodes, 2017-2019
Miles Heizer ...  Alex Standall 39 episodes, 2017-2019
Ross Butler ...  Zach Dempsey 39 episodes, 2017-2019
Devin Druid ...  Tyler Down 39 episodes, 2017-2019
Amy Hargreaves ...  Lainie Jensen 39 episodes, 2017-2019
Timothy Granaderos ...  Montgomery de la Cruz 33 episodes, 2017-2019
Caleb Pilkenton ...  Jock / ... 29 episodes, 2017-2019
Josh Hamilton ...  Matt Jensen 28 episodes, 2017-2019
Derek Luke ...  Kevin Porter 27 episodes, 2017-2019
Kate Walsh ...  Olivia Baker 27 episodes, 2017-2019
Katherine Langford ...  Hannah Baker 27 episodes, 2017-2019
Mia Jómor ...  Student / ... 25 episodes, 2017-2019
Brenda Strong ...  Nora Walker 21 episodes, 2018-2019
Michele Selene Ang ...  Courtney Crimsen 21 episodes, 2017-2019
Steven Weber ...  Principal Gary Bolan 19 episodes, 2017-2019
Wilson Cruz ...  Dennis Vasquez 19 episodes, 2017-2019
Ajiona Alexus ...  Sheri Holland 18 episodes, 2017-2018
Bryce Cass ...  Cyrus 18 episodes, 2018-2019
Steven Silver ...  Marcus Cole 17 episodes, 2017-2018
Mark Pellegrino ...  Deputy Standall / ... 17 episodes, 2017-2019
Tommy Dorfman ...  Ryan Shaver 17 episodes, 2017-2018
Brian d'Arcy James ...  Andy Baker 17 episodes, 2017-2018
RJ Brown ...  Caleb 16 episodes, 2018-2019
Joseph C. Phillips ...  Mr. Davis 16 episodes, 2017-2019
Anne Winters ...  Chloe Rice 16 episodes, 2018-2019
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Thirteen Reasons Why, based on the best-selling books by Jay Asher, follows teenager Clay Jensen (Dylan Minnette) as he returns home from school to find a mysterious box with his name on it lying on his porch. Inside he discovers a group of cassette tapes recorded by Hannah Baker (Katherine Langford) -his classmate and crush-who tragically committed suicide two weeks earlier. On tape, Hannah unfolds an emotional audio diary, detailing the thirteen reasons why she decided to end her life. Through Hannah and Clay's dual narratives, Thirteen Reasons Why weaves an intricate and heartrending story of confusion and desperation that will deeply affect viewers. Written by Studio

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If you're listening, you're too late.

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Drama | Mystery

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Language:

English

Release Date:

31 March 2017 (USA) See more »

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Trivia

Brandon Butler (Scott Reed) previously auditioned for the role of Alex Standall. See more »

Goofs

When Justin smokes heroin he mostly smokes it by straight inhaling the smoke coming off of the foil by putting his mouth/face to/into the smoke. But in reality to smoke heroin you have to use a tooter. Which is usually a hollowed out plastic pen tube. There is one part where he has/ uses a tooter to smoke it. But in the rest of the show he smokes it incorrectly without any tooter to actually catch the smoke. With most of the smoke just going up into the air. In reality if you tried to smoke heroin like he does without a tooter of some kind you would miss all the smoke, wasting it and not really getting high from it. See more »

Quotes

[repeated line]
Hannah: Hey, Helmet.
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Featured in WatchMojo: Top 10 Saddest Deaths on Netflix Shows (2018) See more »

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Lovelife
Written by Thomas Mars, Deck D'Arcy, Laurent Brancowitz and Christian Mazzalai
Performed by Phoenix
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How valuable is a human's life?
10 April 2017 | by ahmetkozanSee all my reviews

I watched the last episode and finished the series. My current mood is depressive and my feathers thorns. It was really impressive. The drama brings great sorrows to the audience, bringing sadness. It completely changes the way people think about their behavior towards the environment. We have behaviors that cause negative effects that we do not care about people we interact with, and that is to realize that our behavior can be one of the giant pieces of fist that are thrown into the life of that person. The worst do not care about it. So I always thought it was important to pay attention not to break your heart in this life. It is very important to act like human beings. This series is for everyone to watch. Especially parents. The biggest impact of the series was that I could start looking at the people around me with less prejudice. It is strongly recommended. 8/10


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