13 Reasons Why is an American streaming teen drama television series developed by Brian Yorkey for Netflix and based on Jay Asher’s 2007 novel Thirteen Reasons Why. The series revolves around the student Clay Jensen and the suicide of the student Hannah Baker, who leaves a box of 13 tapes in which she describes in detail why she ended her life and which people, in her opinion, were responsible for her death.
The series have 4 seasons with 49 episodes. Through its various storylines, the show explores and describes a wide range of social issues affecting modern youth, including suicide, sexual assault, bullying, racism, athletic culture, mental health, drug addiction, alcoholism, domestic violence, homophobia, deportation , police brutality, steroid use, homelessness, HIV and abortion.
Season 1 follows Liberty High student Clay Jensen, who receives a set of tapes on his porch belonging to Hannah Baker, a former Liberty High student who killed herself and recorded thirteen reasons for it. Each volume includes A Reason for the following people: Classmates Justin Foley, Jessica Davis, Alex Standall, Tyler Down, Courtney Crimsen, Marcus Cole, Zach Dempsey, Ryan Shaver, Sheri Holland, Clay himself, Bryce Walker, and school counselor Kevin Porter. The season features flashbacks from Hannah’s point of view.
In season two, Hannah’s parents sue the school district after Hannah’s tapes go live, and at the end of the season, Tyler attempts a school shootout but is prevented by Clay and Tony with the Tyler’s weapon given to Clay as Tony chases Tyler.
In season three, eight months after the events of the previous season, The Jensen family decides to adopt Justin Foley. Later Clay and his friends struggle to keep Tyler’s cover of his school shooting attempt and help him recover. suspect.
On the fourth and final season, after Bryce and his friend Monty die, Clay begins to develop mental health issues while the students plan their college interviews.
- Dylan Minnette as Clay Jensen, a high school teenager who had a crush on Hannah during his lifetime and becomes obsessed with finding out what prompted her to kill herself
- Katherine Langford as Hannah Baker, a teenage girl at Liberty High who commits suicide and leaves behind a series of tapes listing thirteen reasons why she killed herself.
- Christian Navarro as Tony Padilla, Clay’s best friend who tries to help him cope with Hannah’s death.Before his death, Hannah gives Tony the audio tapes and holds him responsible for making sure everyone on the tapes listen.
- Alisha Boe as Jessica Davis, a student attending Liberty High at the same time as Hannah. She is raped by Bryce in the first season.
- Brandon Flynn as Justin Foley,  a Liberty High student who comes from an abusive family and is in a relationship with Jessica. In third season he is adopted by the Jensen family.
- Justin Prentice as Bryce Walker, a college student from a wealthy family and captain of the Liberty High football team amd a serial rapist, known for his rapes to unconscious daught and also assaulted Jessica and Hannah in the first season.
- Miles Heizer as Alex Standall, Liberty School student, Jessica’s ex-boyfriend and Hannah’s ex-boyfriend. He kills Bryce in season three by knocking him into the river after Zack leaves Bryce incapacitated.
- Ross Butler as Zach Dempsey, a kind friend of Justin and Bryce at Liberty High. After Bryce breaks his knee and loses his college scholarships at the homecoming game, Zach attacks Bryce at River Pier.
- Devin Druid as Tyler Down, a shy and severely bullied student at Liberty High, is an avid photographer, which often gets him in trouble.
After the release of first season it has received positive reviews from critics and audiences alike, who praised its themes, subject matter and acting, particularly the performances of the characters. The second season received mixed reviews from audiences and negative to mixed critical reviews. received mixed reviews from audiences and negative to mixed critical reviews. While the thrird and fourth seasons were totally on negative reviews from the critics. Rotten Tomatoes reported an 78% approval rating with an average rating of 7.14/10, based on 63 reviews. IMDb rated it 7.8 out of 10. The acting, particularly Katherine Langford as Hannah and Dylan Minnette as Clay, was frequently praised in reviews.