13 Reasons Why season three has been given seven per cent on Rotten Tomatoes

This is one of the lowest scores on the site EVER


The third season of 13 Reasons Why was released at the end of last month. And already it is said to have broken records, becoming one of the worst reviewed series ever on Rotten Tomatoes.

13 Reasons Why gets its fair share of backlash. Only two months ago the show decided to remove a scene from season one after it was deemed too graphic. Now the show is getting even more critique and has recieved a record low score of seven per cent from the critics' ratings on the reviewing website, Rotten Tomatoes.

The third season of 13 Reasons Why is currently the lowest scoring of the show's seasons. The scores the show has been getting have got progressively worse with each new season.

What is the average score of 13 Reasons Why season 3?

The critics consensus on Rotten Tomatoes says: "13 Reasons Why attempts to break away from its first two seasons only to become a melodramatic mess of a murder mystery."

The current critics score is seven per cent and the audience score is 47 per cent.

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Here are some of the reviews of 13 Reasons Why season 3

One of the critic reviews said: "If '13 Reasons Why' wasn't such a well-viewed show, we could ignore it as just another bad piece of television." Another reviewed the season saying: "What I'm really saying is that the third season of 13 Reasons Why is a ridiculous, maddening, overlong example of Peak TV-era television that doesn't know how to quit when it's ahead." The New York Post said: "13 Reasons Why tried to re-brand itself in its third season, but it's still over the top and ridiculous."

The audience reviews are nothing short of savage. One says: "Boring, exaggerated melodrama for a series that could have had a perfect ending in it's first season." Others include: "Why is this show still running?!", "Seeing season three is like torture", "Absolute garbage show. Should have been cancelled after the first season", "Boring and lost touch with its storyline. Half the characters are dry. The attempt at portraying addiction is hilariously bad" and "the worst TV show on Netflix so far."

How have previous seasons of 13 Reasons Why been rated?

13 Reasons Why season two performed slightly better. This was scored 25 per cent by critics and 52 per cent by the audience.

The first season is the show's top reviewed. It was rated 79 per cent by critics and 80 per cent by the audience. This means between season one and now the show has dropped by 72 per cent for critics and 33 per cent for the audience.

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How does this compare to other shows?

A lot of Netflix shows get top scores of 100 per cent on Rotten Tomatoes. This includes: Brooklyn Nine-Nine and Jane the Virgin. Other top performing shows on Netflix include: Mindhunter (98 per cent), When They See Us (96 per cent) and The OA (92 per cent).

Shows listed as similar to 13 Reasons Why include: Riverdale (season three scored 84 per cent) and Pretty Little Liars (scored 81 per cent).

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