SKINS (UK) “Liv” Review

SKINS "Liv" Series 5 Episode 4 - The intro to this week’s SKINS warned us the programme contains "depictions of violence, drug use and scenes of a sexual nature" – finally! I knew Liv wouldn’t let us down!

The episode sees Liv go on a trippy binge with the alternative Matty who she meets at a bus station having escaped the party being thrown at her house where the rest of the gang are attempting to smoke their own body weight in weed.

Matty is potentially one of the most interesting characters in Skins and I was pleased to see him introduced. The episode as a whole was intentionally random – they were off their head on hallucinogenic drugs the entire time. We didn’t learn too much about either character other than Matty is Nick’s brother and Liv drops her knickers quicker than you can say Sexually Transmitted Infection.

The part in the fancy dress shop was strange. A random sexual attack is not what you need when you’re tripping off your face in a bear outfit but Matty to the rescue as he bashes him in the head with a fire extinguisher. Read More...


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