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Sex Education - Netflix *Spoilers*



  • Registered Users, Moderators, Sports Moderators Posts: 6,053 Mod ✭✭✭✭ yerwanthere123

    Great! Looking forward to that already. Both series 1 and 2 were fantastic.

  • Registered Users Posts: 7,640 ✭✭✭ EoinMcLovin

  • Registered Users Posts: 74,134 ✭✭✭✭ JP Liz V1

    Jemima Kirke (Girls) joins

  • Registered Users Posts: 7,640 ✭✭✭ EoinMcLovin

  • Registered Users Posts: 14,012 ✭✭✭✭ Mc Love

    That looks great

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  • Registered Users Posts: 7,640 ✭✭✭ EoinMcLovin

  • Registered Users Posts: 7,640 ✭✭✭ EoinMcLovin

  • Registered Users Posts: 3,021 ✭✭✭ TheDavester

    Flew through it, if youve watched it before, you'd still like it...

  • Registered Users Posts: 25,520 ✭✭✭✭ gmisk

    Watched first episode of new notch as usual.

    I couldn't stand Jemima Kirke in girls but she is terrific here!

    Oh plus amazing song choices

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  • Registered Users Posts: 9,733 ✭✭✭ Degag

    Have watched the first 3 episodes and i'm rather nonplussed. Seems to be trying too hard to be "woke." Writing decidedly average too.

    Maybe it'll improve or maybe i'm expecting too much cause the first two series were great.

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  • Registered Users Posts: 7,640 ✭✭✭ EoinMcLovin

    Just finished it there. There were a few good episodes but some of the character development was bad. I can see this getting one more season just to have them finish school especially given what happens in the last episode.

    Regarding the last episode

    So , looks like Jakob is not the father and it's probably the motorcycle guy, pretty bad writing in fairness. The whole Maeve and Otis thing felt rushed and with off to the US, I've a feeling she won't be in the next season if there is one.

  • Registered Users Posts: 7,143 ✭✭✭ the_pen_turner

    poor johnathon

  • Registered Users Posts: 5,138 ✭✭✭ Mister Vain

    Jasus yer one Viv lost a serious amount of weight since season 2.

  • Registered Users Posts: 9,733 ✭✭✭ Degag

    So, finished this a couple days ago and.....

    Thought it was pretty terrible overall. Maybe redeemed slightly by the last couple of episodes but only slightly. Maybe i hold the first 2 series in too high a pedestal though.

    Storyline (or lack of it) was pretty outrageous at times. Writing very poor and really dislikable characters IMO. And i thought they'd done a pretty good job with the characters especially the unlikable ones up to the end of S2.

    Viv, the non Binary wan, the new headmistress - all very annoying IMO. Eric too.Otis just seemed wooden.

    Headmaster Groff's character, while going on a bit of a redemption, went nowhere in the end.

    Just full of gross out humour; which i accept is needed but there was just too much of it.

    And the goat? WTF.

  • Registered Users Posts: 7,143 ✭✭✭ the_pen_turner

    i agree to a point.

    the goat was stupid

    cal was a stupid adition. far to one dimentional charicter. they should have used one of the background charicters that we already were familier with and explain the reasons for it a lot better. i wasnt sure if cal and jackson were having a romance or bromance .

    viv anoys me. she was great last season but this season she was a bitch and showed that she would do anything to get ahead.

    the headmistress was stupid. far to much of a racist, homophobe etc. and what was with the musical. they had her over a barrel with the recording and the hanging signs around their necks. and the locking cal in a room. they could have had her arrested or fired but they did that stupid plan and made themselves look even worse instead of the headmistresss

    i liked michael groffs arc but it didnt go anywhere as you say. seems a shame. hopefully setting up s4 . bad form not showing maurine as being part of the problem . they portray all the relationship issues as his fault

    not keen of maeve at the end there. why wasnt she there for otis while his mother is fighting for her life. maeve went to school and just text him. otis would have been there for her just like he was for her abortion

    not sure where otis s mothers pregnancy dna results are going. surely they wont go down the road of it not being jacobs baby. he had a good arc at the end and showed his back story

  • Registered Users Posts: 16,474 ✭✭✭✭ OmegaGene

    Just finished series 3 and it wasn’t great, I wouldn’t be surprised if it ended there tbh

    they will be university age in a years time if they are sixth form now

  • Registered Users Posts: 5,138 ✭✭✭ Mister Vain

    Yeah season 3 was disappointing alright. A few funny moments but nowhere near as good as the first 2 seasons. I think the new headmistress character had a lot of potential but they made a balls of it.

  • Registered Users Posts: 9,733 ✭✭✭ Degag

    Such a terribly written character. First she came in wanting Otis and Maeve to continue the sex school then went into psycho prude mode a couple episodes later. Mad!

  • Registered Users Posts: 7,640 ✭✭✭ EoinMcLovin

  • Registered Users Posts: 36,502 ✭✭✭✭ Itssoeasy

    Seems I’m in the majority here in that season 3 was poor. I mean at the end of season 2 they had imo some good storylines to build of but for whatever reason it seemed a slapdash. I’m assuming the filming of season 3 was delayed by covid, because it felt like the writers overthought things with extra time.

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  • Registered Users Posts: 25,520 ✭✭✭✭ gmisk

    Finished season 3 I seem to be in the minority but I really enjoyed it. The highlight was definitely episode 5. But I enjoyed the others. I found that last episode quite emotional.

    Roll on season 4.

  • Moderators, Entertainment Moderators, Science, Health & Environment Moderators, Regional East Moderators Posts: 17,175 Mod ✭✭✭✭ The Black Oil

    Watched it over the past few months, still enjoyed it. The headmaster not lasting was always going to be the case. The finale was heavily based on departures - actual, behavioural and so on. We need to see more of Groff's cooking. Good that he stood up to his brother in the penultimate one too.