Sweet Tooth: second season trailer for this Netflix scifi TV show (video)
Once upon a time, in a world ravaged by a mysterious virus, humans and animal hybrids roamed the land. No, this isn’t some twisted, dystopian bedtime story—it’s the premise of Netflix’s hit series, Sweet Tooth. If you’re looking for a whimsical yet gripping tale to binge-watch, we have the perfect pick for you.
Based on the comic book by Jeff Lemire, Sweet Tooth takes us to “The Great Crumble,” where a viral pandemic known as the Sick has wiped out much of humanity. Amidst the chaos, hybrid babies—part human, part animal—begin to emerge. Enter Gus, a half-deer, half-human boy who sets out on a quest to find his mother, accompanied by the gruff but lovable Tommy “Big Man” Jepperd.
This series is like Bambi meets Mad Max, with a dash of Willy Wonka thrown in for good measure. Its offbeat charm and intriguing plot have garnered critical acclaim, with a 97% approval rating on Rotten Tomatoes and a weighted average score of 78 out of 100 on Metacritic.
Despite its fantastical elements, Sweet Tooth resonates with real-world issues like fear, isolation, and the importance of human connections during times of crisis. But don’t let that scare you away—this show is anything but a downer. As one reviewer put it, “Sweet Tooth may not offer a full meal, but sometimes all you need is a good piece of chocolate.”
The ensemble cast delivers powerful performances, led by the enchanting Christian Convery as Gus and Nonso Anozie as the gruff Big Man. But they aren’t the only stars to shine in this post-apocalyptic world: Adeel Akhtar captivates as the desperate Dr. Aditya Singh, and Dania Ramirez brings empathy to her role as Aimee Eden, the protector of hybrid children.
So, if you’re in the mood for a sweet treat with a side of adventure, look no further than this odd TV series. Just don’t be surprised if you find yourself craving candy and questioning humanity while you binge-watch this fantastical journey through a world turned upside down. And remember, no matter how dark things may seem, there’s always hope to be found in the most unexpected places—even in a post-apocalyptic Candyland.