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You – Pilot

by Alan Rapp on September 12, 2018

in Television Reviews 

  • Title: You – Pilot
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You - Pilot television review

The “Pilot” for You is one of the creepiest concepts I’ve seen on cable television. No magic, beasts, or sci-fi creatures here, the horror comes from every day life. Presented from the view of bookstore manager Joe Goldberg (Penn Badgley), the show’s first episode introduces Joe and the audience to the beautiful Guinevere Beck (Elizabeth Lail) who immediately infatuates Joe. Outwardly a pretty nice guy, Joe helps the teenage neighbor whose parents often go at it, and certainly comes off charming to those he meets. He’s also a stalker who goes to great lengths to dive into Beck’s life from stalking her on social media, to following her around town and listening in to her conversations with friends (led by Shay Mitchell), to breaking into her home and rifling through her computer and phone.

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