'Skins' Season 1, Episode 6 Recap

Just when the show seemed to be on a upswing, this episode proved a disappointment -- part of which stems from how similar the storyline was, but instead of providing you with a more likable, lovesick Abbud (Ron Mustafaa), the snoozy Tony-Tea show (am I the only one who finds them an utter bore together?) took over and managed to eclipse the very character the episode was supposed to explore.

Although Tea (Sofia Black-D'Elia) is the most interesting character of the lot, the fact that she's a gorgeous lesbian and not a hunky gay guy like the UK version's Maxxie changes the character's dynamic with Abbud and Tony far too much for the writers to keep the plot so faithful to the British original. Read More...



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