And, only after two episodes, it has managed to stir up an equal amount of drama off the small screen. Skins premiered in the UK in and quickly became a cultural phenomenon — although some may say it was the cultural phenomenon that Skins was depicting. The minute episodes are steeped in teenage melodrama, sex, drugs and alcohol, all packaged in a fashion that oddly unleashes recollections of a very real adolescence.
They like it a lot. US Skins is a blaze of heat and heart, a skilled harmony of pathos and peculiarity. It does its predecessor proud.
It is a remake of the original UK show of the same name. As with the UK series, the American version features a cast of amateur actors and young writers. The series generated controversy in the United States over its sexual content, in which several advertisers withdrew and there were some accusations of child pornography since most of its cast members were under the age of
The year-old North Jersey native -- whose character stands in for Maxxie, the gay male star of the original British series -- has spoken out following The Parents Television Council 's call for an investigation into the sex- and drug-addled show over possible violations of federal child pornography laws. In an interview with popeater. That's what most of these kids are going through.
In an upcoming episode, they introduce the lesbian sexual yearnings of one of its leads, Tea, played by Sofia Black D'Elia. And the trailer for the upcoming broadcast doesn't leave any mystery about how she goes about handling them. The network's hit new show, a British import about the sex and drama of high school, has been hit with outrage from the conservative Parents' Television Council and loss of revenue dollars from companies such as GM and even cultural purity paragon, Taco Bell.
The first few episodes, really the first season, is downright dirty — in probably half the episodes a character vomits from inebriation or intoxication. Can MTV handle all this? MTV shot the U.
Here's a quick taste of what you'll get in the first few minutes of MTV's new teen drama, Skins : Masturbation. References to "girl-on-girl. The plot of the first episode?