'Skins': MTV gives us the full moon with 'Chris'


It seems like MTV didn't totally back off (pun intended) in its episode focusing on Chris (played by Jesse Carere) in "Skins." After reports that executives were asking producers for edits to a scene of Chris naked from behind, the network went forward on showing the backside nudity. We can't be sure, but the shot was a medium one from a distance. So, maybe, the close-up shots were edited out in a compromise? Again, we can't be sure.After skewing from the original series in Episode 2 when it focused on Tea (Sofia Black D'Elia), the lesbian character who replaced the U.K.'s gay Maxxie, "Skins" returned to basically following the original for the "Chris" episode. If Tea's heavy-handed, bi-curious storyline is an indication of what the New York writers come up with when they're in charge, it was probably best that the series returned to the original's framework.Chris is the tragic story of the group. He's the...



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