"In its third season, the entire production – with its slick production, attractive cast, and dreamy soundtrack – still remains an addictive viewing experience that romanticizes death," says Hanh Nguyen. "The new murder mystery twist only capitalizes on this lurid trend. On a show built on sympathy for a traumatized teenager, now switching that sympathy to her assailant is baffling. Who killed Bryce Walker? Who cares?"