Skins (US) 1.02 "Tea" Review

First and foremost, I would like to put one thing on the table before I officially start this review of the 'Tea' episode of MTV's Skins. I'm trying my best to deviate away from 1) comparing MTV's Skins with the original UK series and 2) not mention the "controversy" surrounding the content of the show in the past week since it's premiere. The problem is that it's extremely hard to do so, especially with this episode, because of a) this episode clearly helps make the American Skins it's own show and b) the episode content is not what the PTC and other naysayers are claiming the show to be. In order to prove both sentiments, I have to compare and contrast the elements that are for and against this show. I promise to try harder to help give MTV's Skins the identity it deserves by helping bring it out of its big brother's shadow. Read More...


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