Yellowjackets: Season 1

Yellowjackets: Season 1

Yellowjackets: Season 1

A group of women are forced to confront the horrific survival they endured together decades ago in this trauma reunion drama series starring Melanie Lynskey (Togetherness), Tawny Cypress (The Blacklist), Christina Ricci and Oscar-nominee Juliette Lewis. More

This equal parts survival epic, psychological horror story and coming-of-age drama tells the saga of a team of wildly talented high school girls soccer players who become the (un)lucky survivors of a plane crash deep in the remote northern wilderness. The series chronicles their descent from a complicated but thriving team to savage clans, while also tracking the lives they’ve attempted to piece back together nearly 25 years later.

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Episodes

EPISODE 1.1

Pilot

On the eve of a fateful flight, a championship high... More school girls soccer squad celebrates being a team by betraying one another. 25 years later, the survivors do their best imitations of well-adjusted people.

EPISODE 1.2

F Sharp

As the teens get their bearings among the wreckage, Misty... More finds hell on earth quite becoming. In the present: revenge, sex homework and the policeman formerly known as Goth.

EPISODE 1.3

The Dollhouse

The Yellowjackets debate the merits of probably dying while staying... More put or probably dying while looking for shelter. Taissa navigates a dirty attack ad and the other C-word. Shauna sees about a boy.

EPISODE 1.4

Bear Down

The girls play with guns to determine who is the... More most responsible. Natalie untangles a lifetime of piecing together broken men. Taissa greets the rich.

EPISODE 1.5

Blood Hive

Out in the wilderness, the girls ride the crimson wave... More and plan a dark arts slumber party. Natalie and Misty tame a stallion. On Halloween night, Shauna parties like it’s 1996.

EPISODE 1.6

Saints

The Yellowjackets tangle with the birds & the bees, navigating... More love, lust and DIY surgery. In the present : blackmail, bunnies and an icy reunion. Misty prepares for a surprise(d) houseguest.

EPISODE 1.7

No Compass

As starvation looms, Taissa leads a last-ditch effort and/or suicide mission. Amid... More felony schemes and all-night stakeouts, the Yellowjackets are forced to commit small talk.

EPISODE 1.8

Flight of the Bumblebee

What is madness and what is divine? While in triage... More after a vicious attack, the Yellowjackets are left to suss out the best of their worst ideas. Shauna dabbles in some light cyberstalking.

EPISODE 1.9

Doomcoming

You are cordially invited to The Doomcoming. On the brink... More of death, the Yellowjackets opt to throw one last rager before careening into oblivion. An increasingly paranoid Shauna struggles between keeping her cool and being Shauna.

EPISODE 1.10

Sic Transit Gloria Mundi

On the night of their 25-year class reunion, the Yellowjackets... More navigate damning evidence, false alibis and a dubious attempt to “heal.” In the wilderness, the Doomcoming fallout finds everything firmly off the rails as simmering resentments come to a head. Season finale.

Yellowjackets: Season 1 | Reviews

Suspense, horror, and fierce characters are packed into this female-driven Lord of the Flies saga—the casting is absolutely spot-on.

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Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

Its gutsiness sets it apart from the usual survival-drama fare...

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Variety

Variety

Don't be fooled by its teen show trappings: Yellowjackets is a pitch black parable of human desperation...

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Chicago Sun-Times

Chicago Sun-Times

(Yellowjackets) deftly toggles back and forth between timelines and genres... and features stellar performances...

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RogerEbert.com

RogerEbert.com

(Yellowjackets) gets richer and richer with each episode.

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The Globe and Mail

The Globe and Mail

It's a blazing start to a series speculating about the dark, seething rage and violence that lurks in young women given the agency to create and control their own society.

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Time Magazine

Time Magazine

A superb Showtime thriller that riffs on (Lord of the Flies) without repeating it...

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The Washington Post

The Washington Post

Yellowjackets isn’t without its growing pains, especially in its pacing.

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Paste

Paste

Though its pace is somewhat... glacial than its trailers... indicated, there are moments where the tension is nigh unbearable.

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Salon

Salon

A fantastic, terrifying plummet into the darkness of female desire and rage...

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