After a mysterious disease kills every resident over 22 years old, survivors of a small town called Pretty Lake must fend for themselves when the government quarantines them. The series explores the power vacuum that results from the situation; the desire of the inhabitants to escape without any care of the consequences of their actions and the effect of hormonal, young-adult angst becoming the guiding force for an entire community
|Run Time||:||12 X 45'|
|Country of Origin||:||Canada|
Given the decimation of all authority figures, what would you do? Sulk in your room for days? Steal that car you always wanted? Use a gun on all the undesirables below your class station? The most genuinely upsetting moment in the first two installments comes when a preadolescent boy whose parents have died gets behind the wheel of a car and accidentally kills the older brother of another youngster. For some reason, this throwaway scene gives a palpable sense of a world off its axis.
Keith Uhlich - Hollywood Reporter
The main draw...should be the presence of former “iCarly” co-star Jennette McCurdy as one of the survivors in the small town of Pretty Lake, where the over-21 population is being decimated by a strange outbreak, and everyone else has been quarantined.
Brian Lowry - Variety