I recently finished season 3 of ‘You’ on Netflix. Perfect for Halloween season. SPOILER ALERT – if you haven’t watched it, don’t read any further. I really enjoyed so much of the season. I thought Joe and Love made the perfect psychotic pair and team. On paper it works great but like most things didn’t turn out so in ‘real’ life. Joe justifies his crimes as ‘for the right reasons’ and so does Love, but they have very different definitions of what the ‘right reasons’ are which ultimately their undoing. I liked the secondary characters in the season as well. Theo was a good addition as was his dad. What surprised be most was really enjoying the Conrads in the end and the contrast they brought to the Goldbergs. They showed how they are actually a really strong couple, if not great people. I love that Love and Joe’s new obsession connected emotionally and she let her go. All of the cast was amazing and did and awesome job. Penn Badgely has been amazing through the series and everyone else elevated the level of acting this season. The Ending is what I was unhappy with. This cat and mouse game could have continued for awhile as Love is really Joe’s only worth opponent. What does he have to fight against now except going back to fighting against himself? Love could have had her own spin off series too. Henry definitely got the best end of the deal but I still cried when he left him. Also, I would have liked them to update on Ellie’s story more. Maybe they will in season 4. If he keeps sending her money after faking his own death, if he keeps sending her money she will know it’s him and he faked his own death. Will she look for him with questions? As she grows, wills he become his next obsession? We know he doesn’t stay on one woman too long.
The crazy/cool thing about the whole series if you are sad for all the characters, even they though they all do horrible things (on a scale but they all do horrible things). Still, you ache a little for them and you are sad for them. How do they do that? It kind of makes me question myself and my own moral compass. I think that is one of the goals of the show though. It’s super interesting what it brings up about myself.