Lily Goodman ’22 and Madeleine Pogoda ’25 recently reviewed the new Heartstopper series on Netflix.
Representation Matters: A Review of ‘Heartstopper’
Last month, Netflix released the first season of Heartstopper, an original TV show based on the graphic novel series by Alice Oseman. The story follows Charlie Spring, a gay teenager navigating high school, friendships, and mental health.
Charlie meets Nick Nelson, an athlete with a golden retriever personality, and the two become close friends early on. Charlie develops a crush on Nick, who everyone...
‘Heartstopper’ Connects With Queer Youth
In 2015, Alice Oseman published a novel titled Nick and Charlie, and in 2018, she released a graphic novel called Heartstopper, following the same characters. On April 22, Netflix released a new show based on Heartstopper.
Heartstopper follows Charlie Spring’s and Nick Nelson’s ever-growing relationship at an all-boys grammar school. Charlie, an openly gay boy who tends to overthink, is sea...