Interspersed with all this they go off and discuss what happened with their house mates. I did like one sound bite from episode 2, where one of the girls reported that her date made her feel so comfortable..
It can be unnecessarily confusing when a series introduces too many characters and their relatives in one go.
How can you focus on caring about the central narrative when you’re still trying to work out if that’s that bloke’s wife or his sister?
Without a note or any inclination as to why Michael ended his life, Jonas and his mother (Maja Schöne) embark on the rocky road to recovery, which for Jonas has involved a combination of therapy sessions and medication.
He dry swallows one of his tablets and heads downstairs to begin his day.
In place of the American show's ceaseless adrenaline rush, "Dark" offers a hushed, brittle artiness that will be familiar to fans of the French ghost story "The Returned" or the British-French thriller "The Missing." Following the instantaneous success brought by the debut season of "Mindhunter" and the masterful season two of "Stranger Things," the streaming gargantuan is back at it again with their most morose and twisted series to date.
Nothing ever happens here”, says Ulrich (Oliver Masucci), a family man who can occasionally be found climbing out the bedroom window of a recent widow after a spot of ‘breakfast’.
Six daters get to know each other without seeing each other, giving them a chance to like the person for their personality first and not their appearance.
After dating literally in the dark, they finally get to see each other.
Not only does the town back onto a thick forest where unexplainable things are occurring, it is also home to a group of young people whose adventures include walking along abandoned railway lines and past a big, looming government building guarded by barbed wire. That said, this is far from a will chill you to the bone. then leave you in the dense forest shivering, scared and desperate for answers.
A huge feature of the show is its astonishing score, ensuring that even those light-hearted moments when the characters are safe at home or with friends don’t feel quite right.
“Everything is connected”, the disembodied voice insists. Jonas (Louis Hofmann) awakes suddenly, drenched in sweat.