First Kill may have just landed on Netflix this week and has already climbed up the top trending TV shows — but is it worth watching?
first kill possibly just landed on Netflix this week and has already climbed the top trending TV shows – but is it worth seeing?
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The series, which has been described as a queer teenage vampire romance and is based on a short story by YA author VE Schwab, follows two unhappy lovers – a vampire named Juliette (Sarah Catherine Hook) and vampire slayer Calliope (Imani Lewis) – as they embark on a doomed romance.
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Many viewers said they were pleasantly surprised by the show, which they felt exceeded their expectations. As one wrote on Twitter: “I really got into #FirstKill to have some cute lesbian vampire stuff, but got some excellent world building. As if I want seasons. I want to see them all grow up. I will Vampire Diaries Level of seasons and spin-offs. I want it all.”
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Another agreed, writing: “Imagine @TheCW made a baby and the parents were that Vampire Diaries & Riverdale then Netflix Season 1 of #FirstKill did that unintentionally,” while a third said: “Two episodes of #FirstKill down and I’m obsessed.”
will you watch first kill?
Another added: “Just watch the entire first season of first kill on Netflix and this show is so good! It’s a coming of age vamp show and I can’t wait for season 2!”
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will you check out first kill? The official synopsis for the eight-part series reads: “When it comes time for teenage vampire Juliette to make her first kill so she can take her place in a powerful vampire family, she sets her sights on a new girl named Calliope.
“But much to Juliette’s surprise, Calliope is a vampire hunter from a family of celebrated hunters. Both find that the other is not that easy to kill and unfortunately far too easy to fall for.”
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