Skins UK 5.01 "Franky" Review

Even though MTV has brought Skins to our shores in its own form (which I actually like), there is nothing like the real thing, baby.

Thursday night was the premiere of the new series of Skins in the UK, which featured the introduction of the Third Generation cast, which features some of the most interesting characters ever created in the world of Skins. The most intriguing person out of the new set of wild Bristol teens, Franky Fitzgerald (Dakota Blue Richards), was the focus point of the premiere, making the episode one of the best hours Skins has ever produced.

Franky (short for Francesca) is new in town and easily stands out with her choice of clothing, making her androgynous in appearance and being labeled a lesbian by peers. She also carries around a wooden manikin that seems to have some symbolic nature to it other than modeling for her short films. Franky also has two dads, who seem highly overprotective of her. Read More...


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