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Dare Me: Season 1 (2019-2020)



Critic Consensus: Visceral, if at times vapid, Dare Me's slow-burning thriller pairs nicely with its moody atmospherics to create a deft exploration of the interiority of teen life.


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Peering behind the all-American facade, the series dives into the cutthroat world of competitive high school cheerleading. It follows the fraught relationship between two best friends (Herizen Guardiola and Marlo Kelly) after a new coach (Willa Fitzgerald) arrives to bring their team to prominence. While the girls? friendship is put to the test, their young lives are changed forever when a shocking crime rocks their quiet suburban world. Part coming-of-age story, part small-town drama, part murder mystery, Dare Me exposes the physical and psychological extremes that some young women are willing to endure in order to get ahead.


Herizen Guardiola
as Addy Hanlon
Marlo Kelly
as Beth Cassidy
Willa Fitzgerald
as Coach Colette French
Zach Roerig
as Sarge Will Mosley
Matt French
as Rob Heaps

Critic Reviews for Dare Me: Season 1

All Critics (24) | Top Critics (11)

When that disorienting, who-to-believe framework gets reflected from multiple angles, "Dare Me" truly delivers.

January 2, 2020 | Rating: B+ | Full Review…

Such plotting -- of teenage girls being pitted against each other and drifting apart -- could come off cliche, but Dare Me does more than incorporate the trope. It examines the way conflict warps the girls' perception of each other, giving it more nuance.

January 14, 2020 | Full Review…

A dark, twisted, addictive teen drama to become a solid obsession. [Full Review in Spanish]

March 23, 2020 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

hese are a bunch of mean Mean Girls, with Marlo Kelly (pictured) outstanding as brittle baddie Beth, victim of a deeply dysfunctional family.

March 20, 2020 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

Dare Me is the sort of teen drama that runs with that insanity and goes home with the gold because of it. Just as the cheerleaders on the series can become addicted to making it as a "top girl," you'll get addicted to this brief, deranged binge.

March 11, 2020 | Full Review…

Dare Me feels like one of those shows that you're either going to buy into from the start or just shrug and abandon because the story isn't moving along fast enough.

January 2, 2020 | Full Review…

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