Veronica Sawyer, a seemingly normal teenager braving the politics of high school, struggles to make sense of her path in life and her connection to her “best friends,” the Heathers.
If you’ve seen the movie, don’t bother. Just watch the movie again. This is a tone-deaf remake. It ‘tackles’ cultural appropriation, suicide, and fake lesbians. Because women who like women and men aren’t a thing, I guess.
A crazy loner kid with a gun fetish who kills people and blows up things isn’t funny right now. If it ever was.
The show was previewed online with a plan to be released March 7, 2018. After a rash of school shootings, mysteriously dropped from sight, indefinitely delayed, and finally in 2019, Paramount said they would not air it. They ended up airing 7 of the 10 episodes, having to truncate it due to the Pittsburg Synagogue shooting in October 2018. The show is basically cursed.
Notable Queer-Centric Episodes
- Season 1, Episode 1 “Pilot” – Heather McNamara, the naive Heather, is faking being a lesbian.
There is 1 queer character listed for this show; none are dead.