You is a psychological thriller television series that originally premiered on Lifetime on September 9, 2018, in the United States before its internationally streaming debut on Netflix on December 26, 2018. In December 2018, it was announced that the series would move to Netflix as a Netflix Original title. The second season was released exclusively on Netflix on December 26, 2019. The series was renewed on January 14, 2020 for a third season to premiere in 2021.[1]

Synopsis

A dangerously charming, intensely obsessive young man goes to extreme measures to insert himself into the lives of those he is transfixed by.

Episodes

Season 1

Image Title Original Airdate No. in series No. in season
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A charming first encounter quickly turns into something more nefarious when bookstore manager Joe takes a very strong liking to grad student Beck.
MV5BMThiZmUyZTQtZTFiOS00ODVhLWFhMDQtMjU0ZGEzOTI1OTVkXkEyXkFqcGdeQXVyMjYwNDA2MDE@. V1 SY1000 CR0,0,1501,1000 AL .jpg The Last Nice Guy in New York September 16, 2018 02 1.02
Beck deals with unwanted advances from her advisor, and brings Joe to Peach's high society soiree; Joe tries to navigate matters with Benji.
MV5BODBkZDU2NjQtMmE1YS00MWY1LWE1YjYtNzUyYzYxZTVkZjZhXkEyXkFqcGdeQXVyMjYwNDA2MDE@. V1 SY1000 CR0,0,1499,1000 AL .jpg Maybe September 23, 2018 03 1.03
Beck isn't certain that Joe is The One, so he sets out to prove he's boyfriend material; balancing this important time in their blossoming relationship with the tricky manoeuvres he's been pulling behind the scenes proves challenging for Joe.
MV5BN2NkMDczZDktNDdkOS00NmI1LTljMGItMDhhMzM2M2IxMDgzXkEyXkFqcGdeQXVyNjIzMjgxMDY@. V1 .jpg The Captain September 30, 2018 04 1.04
After an awkward evening with Beck, Joe discovers he's not the only one

keeping secrets; Peach's antagonistic approach to Joe intensifies.

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A video from Annika's past comes back to haunt her; Joe and Peach's simmering tension boils over when Peach introduces Beck to a major literary agent.
MV5BNzZjMjQ0YmMtNzAyZC00NjhmLTljZDEtYjRiZDJiM2M0NWU4XkEyXkFqcGdeQXVyNjgyOTk5NDk@. V1 .jpg Amour Fou October 14, 2018 06 1.06
Beck heads to Connecticut with Peach, whose motives are not what they seem, as Joe's pursuit of her stirs up old memories and new injuries.
107.jpg Everythingship October 21, 2018 07 1.07
Joe provides a shoulder to lean on after Beck suffers a loss; unable to shake the worry and jealousy he still feels, Joe goes to creative lengths to explore his fears; Beck starts to suspect that she is being followed.
108.jpg You Got Me, Babe October 28, 2018 08 1.08
A chance encounter causes Joe and Beck to each decide which way they want their story to go.
109.jpg Candace November 4, 2018 09 1.09
Beck can't shake the feeling that there's more to the story of Joe's lost former love, Candace. Determined to find out the truth, it's Beck's turn to go to shocking lengths to dig up the truth on Joe. But she might have gone too far.
110.jpg Bluebeard's Castle November, 2018 10 1.10
Beck's deepest truths are revealed; Joe pushes the limits of what he'll do for love.

Season 2

Image Title Original Airdate No. in series No. in season
201.jpg A Fresh Start December 26, 2019 11 2.01
To escape Candace and the ghosts of his past in New York City, Joe changes his name and moves to Los Angeles, vowing to start fresh and change his ways. But then he meets Love, his charming new coworker.
202.jpg Just The Tip December 26, 2019 12 2.02
Joe realizes Will Bettelheim isn't all he's cracked up to be. The fallout threatens to get in the way of his burgeoning connection with Love.
203.jpg What Are Friends For? December 26, 2019 13 2.03
Joe attempts to keep things platonic with Love and keep his nose out of Ellie's business. But his instincts soon get the better of him.
204.jpg The Good, The Bad & The Hendy December 26, 2019 14 2.04
As he tries to adapt to sharing Love with Forty, Joe is caught off guard by a group date -- while his protectiveness of Ellie quickly escalates.
205.jpg Have a Good Wellkend, Joe! December 26, 2019 15 2.05
Love brings Joe to a wellness weekend, where he gets a good look at her family's dynamic. But Forty's surprise guest has him feeling anything but zen.
206.jpg Farewell, My Bunny December 26, 2019 16 2.06
Joe performs surveillance on a potential problem, but suspects someone might be tailing him, too. Painful memories put Love on edge about the present.
207.jpg Ex-istential Crisis December 26, 2019 17 2.07
To soothe heartache, Joe turns to ancient remedies, modern technology and drinking with Delilah. But one small slip-up could have major consequences.
208.jpg Fear and Loathing in Beverly Hills December 26, 2019 18 2.08
Joe wants to get away, but Forty insists they finish their script. As pressure mounts, Forty's excessive coping devices make for a harrowing night.
209.jpg P.I. Joe December 26, 2019 19 2.09
As Love looks after an increasingly skittish Ellie, Joe tries to reconstruct the events of a trippy evening -- but finds the truth to be elusive.
210.jpg Love, Actually December 26, 2019 20 2.10
Joe has always been full of surprises, but Love has a few of her own. Is this the beginning of the end, or the end of deceiving?

Cast

Season 1

Main Cast

Season 2

Main Cast

Development

On April 5, 2017, Lifetime ordered 10 episodes of the first season of "You".

The first season aired from September 9, 2018 to November 11, 2018 in the US on the Lifetime network. It premiered on Netflix internationally on December 26, 2018.

On December 3, 2018, it was announced that Lifetime had passed on the second season due to low ratings in Season 1, and that the series would move to Netflix as a Netflix Original series.

The second season of the series premiered on December 26, 2019.

Promotional Photos

References

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