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20 Hilarious Reactions To Netflix's New "Trashy" Thriller 'You' That Prove Just How Ridiculous It Is

Spoiler Alert: Beck might have a stalker... or two...
20 Hilarious Reactions To Netflix's New "Trashy" Thriller 'You' That Prove Just How Ridiculous It Is

Netflix has recently released a new original show that is equal parts indie romance and social media-fueled psychological thriller. 

While I personally could not get over the absolute unbelievability of the show, it has managed to garner an 89% rating on Rotten Tomatoes.

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TL;DR The new Netflix Original 'You' is the definition of trashy thriller and people's reactions on Twitter are absolutely hilarious...

The show focuses on Joe, a seemingly normal bookstore manager. He begins narration of the show when he lays eyes on Beck for the first time. 

While he comes across as a regular dude at first, we quickly learn that is not at all the case.

Joe: everything I did, I did it for you
Beck:#YouNetflix#Youpic.twitter.com/wPtwvvMRLY

January 1, 2019

Joe: locks up the love of his life in a cage
Joe: killed 2 people because of jealousy
Joe: I’m doing this for you Beck pic.twitter.com/ZJcFn7EmJV

January 3, 2019

A series of events make it clear that Joe will stop at nothing to be a part of Beck's life, even if his actions are easily categorized as stalking and theft.

And those are just the petty crimes...

Joe spying on Beck like 👀 #you netflix #recess#obessed#creeppic.twitter.com/v1tRoRT7Vi

January 2, 2019

#You#NetflixYOU
Beck: “hey, you! what are you up to right now?” 😊😊😊
Joe: pic.twitter.com/wu1zKycHCX

December 31, 2018

Before long, it becomes evident that Joe is a complete psychopath murderer and he is morbidly fascinated with Beck to the point of criminality.

He also can't help but become jealous of everyone else in Beck's life, especially her uber-hot and ultra-cool friend, Peach Salinger. (Yes, she is related to J.D. Salinger... this is New York after all.)

*After looking through Peach’s laptop*

Joe: Beck you have a stalker.#YouOnNetflixpic.twitter.com/CDUbfpPNmg

January 2, 2019

When Beck took a bath... #YouNetflix#YOU@YouNetflixpic.twitter.com/c8BCDWnYiE

January 6, 2019

One of the reasons I say this show is so unbelievable is because Joe gets away with everything, and has nearly no hiccups along the way. 

Which would imply that he's some kind of criminal mastermind when he really comes across as a deluded and un-self-aware creep with impulse issues.

Joe finding out peach stalks beck #Youpic.twitter.com/Hw6nV6nhGO

December 31, 2018

Joe: Beck you have a stalker. pic.twitter.com/GOH7ZoiZmK

January 4, 2019

That's why so many of these Twitter reactions are about his line, "Beck, you have a stalker."

Because he's not talking about himself!!! He's talking about one of Beck's friends who happens to have a lot of photos of Beck on her laptop... 

Joe: Beck, you’ve got a stalker.
Me:#YouNetflixpic.twitter.com/CnA9EE47yB

January 6, 2019

Joe: *talking about Peach* Beck, you’ve got a stalker
Me: pic.twitter.com/1zI7wLC36P

January 1, 2019

The other frustratingly ridiculous part of the show is Beck's absolute obliviousness to everyone and everything around her...

How you going to live at street-level without curtains?! It's 2019...

Beck in the morning acting like the whole of NY can't see her #youpic.twitter.com/w8vqoYFcCI

January 3, 2019

Literally hated Beck from the jump. You can buy avocado toast and designer scarves, but no curtains? Good luck hun! pic.twitter.com/phGTwTpzx5

January 6, 2019

Many other viewers obviously picked up on this.

On top of the fact that she doesn't seem to be very... selective... in her dating process.

Just a little advice to beck 😊 ep9 #YOUpic.twitter.com/zSsTxLigkn

January 6, 2019

please there are actually people who ship joe & beck from you,,,, what yall smokin? pic.twitter.com/IUTHkfe1XR

January 3, 2019

I have to give it to Penn Badgley, though, because he does a fantastic job of toeing the line between terrifyingly creepy and charmingly sweet. 

He has all the Dan Humphrey charm, while still maintaining that undercurrent of, "Oh my god girl, run!"

#YouNetflix
Beck: *staggers to the metro station*
Joe: Beck, you're too drunk to be alone. What if some sicko had followed you down here? pic.twitter.com/LGIoZkJniF

January 3, 2019

That said, he spends most of his energy going after those people who Beck cares about... or who say they care about her.

Though, often that's not enough for our dear Joe who insists everyone in her life is trash, except him, of course.

Joe anytime someone talks to beck #YOUpic.twitter.com/bwGN2hiUP6

January 7, 2019

A man: *sneezes within a 20 mile radius of Beck*
Joe:#You#YouNetflixpic.twitter.com/StpnNrSVQo

January 6, 2019

It actually almost seems like he has multiple personalities, or otherwise completely mastery of switching from one person to another.

His other relationships show how caring and considerate he is... which is why it's so bizarre and uncomfortable when he traps and kills people.

okay so episode one of You....i know joe’s a stalker killer sociopath but he’s like so nice to paco and beck???? pic.twitter.com/Sp3ziZXIgT

December 31, 2018

Paco telling Beck about the ceiling hiding spot #YouNetflix#you

Me: pic.twitter.com/LnGwaoXmNP

January 7, 2019

The show does a good job of following a relatively predictable trajectory while still providing really shocking moments.

Even when you know he's going to kill someone, it's still always surprising how and when he goes about it. 

Me when Beck found Joe hidden stash. #Youpic.twitter.com/T4acrpaNMP

January 1, 2019

#You#YouOnNetflix when joe caught beck going through the box pic.twitter.com/FEEG3FV81T

December 30, 2018

This twist at the end really didn't surprise me fully, because we all knew about Candace from the beginning and if you believed for a second that chick was in Italy, I'm sorry, but you're a fool.

I am excited to see where they go in Season 2, though. Will we just continue to see this pattern Joe has, or will things start to catch up to him?

I'm curious how many other cellphones he has stashed away...

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