Sunday, June 06, 2021

Hooked on "Sweet Tooth"

It's been some time since I've watched a series where the whole family got into it. I first started watching "Sweet Tooth" by myself mid-afternoon yesterday in our family room. A third into the first episode, my eldest came down to make herself a late lunch. Next thing I knew she was sitting down with me on the sofa to watch it. She was asking questions and completely captivated. Next, our youngest came up from downstairs where he had been playing Minecraft with a classmate. 'What is this?" he quickly asked as he was closing the basement door. 

By the end of the day my daughter and I had watched 3 episodes and even the better-half was curious to start watching the series after seeing the intro in the first episode.

I've read somewhere that the actual books on which this is based are a bit darker, and I can easily see how and why. But the Netflix series has just the right amount of humour, wonder and post-apocalyptic horror.

And this family has found something wonderful to watch together.