Skins

Series Summary
The lives of a group of teenagers in Bristol, England, are followed through two years of sixth form, with the story line of this critically acclaimed series delving into such controversial subjects as substance abuse, sexuality, teenage pregnancy, personality and eating disorders, and mental illness. "Skins" is unique in its casting of amateur actors, and the fact that the cast is replaced every two seasons, when the characters leave school.

Air Dates: 2007 - Present

Genres: Drama

Network: C4

  • Season 7, Ep. 6 : RiseAug 5, 2013

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    Cook's violent past catches up with him.

  • Season 7, Ep. 5 : RiseJul 29, 2013

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    Cook's past comes back to haunt him.

  • Season 7, Ep. 4 : PureJul 22, 2013

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    Cassie starts a friendship based on mutual loneliness.

  • Season 7, Ep. 3 : PureJul 15, 2013

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    Cassie starts a friendship based on mutual loneliness.

  • Season 7, Ep. 2 : FireJul 8, 2013

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    Effy works hard to achieve success as well as status at her job.

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Critic Reviews( 3 )
  • The realism doesn't extend to the exaggerated characters and plots, but if you focus on the sharp dialogue (and aren't an easily worried parent), these students earn a solid ... B. Show More

  • It's all elevated by looking really beautiful (though not -- and this is the crucial difference -- stylish). The pictures fill in the blanks, and even as Skins strains credibility, it achieves moments of poetry. Show More

  • I nearly wrote off Skins after the first episode. But as it continued--I've now seen three, the first two of which will air back-to-back on Sunday--I found some of the characters, including a dreamy anorexic named Cassie (Hannah Murray), starting to get under my own skin. Show More

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