Dead of Summer Season 1 Review
Wow. I don't even know where to start. What started out as lacklustre, ended being an intense head f**k. I'm not sure I can come to terms with what has just happened and so much of this show doesn't make sense, but it's definitely worth a watch.
I can't describe the plot better than the Freeform website, so here it is:
With each episode focusing on flashbacks from each character in turn, we were alternately taken through the past and the present, with back-stories of each character explaining how they ended up at the camp, and present-day stories showing creepy events at the camp that really didn't make much sense.
I'll be honest, the only reason I kept watching this show was so it would be completed on my TVShow Time app. After 8 mediocre episodes, I was glad to be only two away from the finale. Weird things were happening, scary deaths and not much made sense - I didn't even care much for any of the characters. However, that changed when I watched episode 9. All of a sudden, it was amazing. That one episode changed the whole series by giving us a twist that creeped me out to my very core. I would recommend watching this show, just for the twist and ending. It is worth the painfully slow build-up, but it isn't one of my favourite shows.