Thursday 10:00 PM on E4Between Seasons
|Sugar Rush is superior in my opinion, far better acting and more effortless, it's edgy without trying too hard. Skins really wants you to beleive that its hardcore it comes off a little desperate with its drugs and parties and different races, religons and sexual orientations. Both are great and I watch them compulsively but I think what Skins tries to be Sugar Rush just is...|
Fair enough, I'm not from Southern England so I wouldn't know, but living Dublin with a gay friend and classmates of different nationalities I do agree that it's very common for a group of friends to contain a variety of people but we certainly don't tackle cliché, perfunctory issues because of it. Even the summary "Watch as eleven Bristolian teens struggle with highly-charged issues of race, religion, sexuality, drugs, and food disorders." acknowledges how made-for-today's-teens this show is.