Bayview High School’s follow-up One of Us Is Lying is a perilous truth or dare game. The TV show is an American young adult mystery drama created by Erica Saleh and based on Karen M. McManus’ New York Times best-selling novel of the same name.
The show features Mark McKenna as Simon, known for starting an online gossip group with his friend Janae (Jessica McLeod) to snitch on his classmates, who suffers from a sudden and fatal allergic reaction.
The other four students, Addy (Annalisa Cochrane), Cooper (Chibuikem Uche), Bronwyn (Marianly Tejada), and Nate (Cooper van Grootel) had individual motives and reasons to kill Simon, and after it is determined that his death was not an accident, an investigation ensues.
As the story unfolds, the students have been framed, but they keep unravelling more of one another’s secrets, leaving them all confused about whom they can trust. They discover that Simon had plenty of enemies on campus, as he had wrecked many lives by posting students’ darkest secrets and misdeeds online.
However, romance, cliques, bullying, infidelity, hidden lives, and family troubles entangle the four students as they try to figure out who would want to frame them for murder or if one of them was the perpetrator.
One of them is lying about what transpired, as the title implies. The fascinating murder mystery, on the other hand, will keep viewers guessing until the very end, while the colours, lights, and music in the show evoke agony and a sense of mystery throughout.
Another aspect of the show is that it leaves viewers guessing about what will happen in the upcoming episodes, making them want to keep watching.
You can watch the first season of One of Us Is Lying on Netflix, and you will not have to wait long for the second, as the show was renewed for a second season earlier this year.