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When The Streetlights Go On: Season 1 (2020)

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Critic Consensus: When the Streetlights Go On takes itself a little too seriously, but strong writing, an impressive cast, and most importantly, an intriguing mystery more than make up for it.

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After the murder of a beautiful young girl rocks a suburban community, the victim's sister and her high school peers must struggle to find a sense of normalcy while coming of age in the midst of the murder investigation.

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Critic Reviews for When The Streetlights Go On: Season 1

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Sure, "Streetlights" traffics in some of the clichés that are found in any teen drama or mystery story... but the mood is evocative and Jacobs makes for a compelling lead,.

April 6, 2020 | Full Review…

It offers a sense of nostalgia for the oft-ignored 90s, but more than that it's interested in exploring the darkness within each of us - something we might tie to a time and place from our past but which is ultimately unbound and beyond our control.

May 13, 2020 | Full Review…

A combination of several successful, appealing formulas - a murder mystery surrounded by high school drama set against a backdrop of comforting nostalgia. But it doesn't handle any of those elements particularly well.

May 13, 2020 | Rating: 2/5 | Full Review…

Its Zodiac meets This Is Us procedural melodrama has the prospect of setting up an intriguing mystery, as long as they cool it with the rad '90s pop culture references.

May 13, 2020 | Full Review…

The slow-burn unfolding mystery is intriguing but the voiceover from the protagonist's older self has yet to prove why it's necessary beyond exposition.

May 13, 2020 | Rating: 7/10 | Full Review…

Dark and violent, When The Streetlights Go On is fantastic - and really belongs on a better streaming service.

May 13, 2020 | Full Review…

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