The series follows 17-year-old Rue Bennett (Zendaya), a drug addict fresh from rehab, who's struggling to make sense of her future. Her life changes dramatically when she meets Jules Vaughn (Hunter Schafer), a trans girl who recently moved to town following her parents' divorce, and like Rue is searching for where she belongs.
Also in Rue's orbit are classmates Nate Jacobs (Jacob Elordi), a jock whose anger issues mask sexual insecurities; Maddy Perez (Alexa Demie), Nate's on- and off-again girlfriend; Chris McKay (Algee Smith), a football star who finds the adjustment from high school to college harder than expected; Cassie Howard (Sydney Sweeney), whose sexual history continues to dog her; Lexi Howard (Maude Apatow), Cassie's younger sister and Rue’s level-headed childhood friend; and Kat Hernandez (Barbie Ferreira), a body-conscious teen exploring her sexuality.
S2E8 Season 2, Episode 8
aired Sun, February 27, 2022
Episode guide 18
Rue returns home from rehab and meets Jules; Nate gets in McKay's head when he takes an interest in Cassie; Nate and Maddy attempt to make each other jealous; Kat is pressured to lose something.
premiered on Mon, June 17, 2019
S1E2 Stuntin' Like My Daddy
First day of school, Rue's struggles to put the past behind her; Nate becomes obsessed with Maddy's hookup; Kat finds a video of her has surfaced online; McKay takes the stress of college out on Cassie.
premiered on Mon, June 24, 2019
S1E3 Made You Look
Kat tries her first camming session; Jules starts falling for a boy online; Maddy finds something odd on Nate's phone; Cassie and McKay spend the weekend at his school; Rue is confronted about her lies at NA.
premiered on Mon, July 01, 2019
S1E4 Shook One: Pt II
Rue tries to get clean for Jules and chaperones Gia at the carnival; Cassie and Maddy decide to do molly together; Kat hangs out with Ethan until she misreads a situation; Nate reveals who he really is.
premiered on Mon, July 08, 2019
S1E5 '03 Bonnie and Clyde
In the aftermath of the carnival, Maddy and Nate are forced to deal with a police investigation; Jules begins to feel pressured by her role in Rue's sobriety; Cal worries about how his actions have affected his sons.
premiered on Mon, July 15, 2019
S1E6 The Next Episode
On Halloween, Rue worries about her reliance on Jules when she starts exhibiting concerning behavior; McKay questions his future in football; Kat continues to push Ethan away; Nate comes up with a plan to get his life back on track.
premiered on Mon, July 22, 2019
S1E7 The Trials and Tribulations of Trying to Pee While Depressed
Rue get depressed and binge-watches 22 episodes of a British reality show; Jules visits an old friend; Cassie looks for advice to help her deal with the fallout of Halloween night.
premiered on Mon, July 29, 2019
S1E8 And Salt the Earth Behind You
It's the winter formal at East Highland.
premiered on Mon, August 05, 2019
SP1 Trouble Don't Last Always
After changing her mind to run away with Jules at the train station and relapsing, Rue celebrates Christmas.
premiered on Sat, December 05, 2020
SP2 Fuck Anyone Who's Not A Sea Blob
premiered on Mon, January 25, 2021
S2E1 Trying to Get to Heaven Before They Close the Door
Rue and Jules cross paths for the first time since Christmas as East Highland rings in the new year.
premiered on Sun, January 09, 2022
S2E2 Out of Touch
As the semester kicks off, Jules questions Rue and Elliot's new friendship. While Cal hunts for answers, Nate makes a tough decision. The lines between fantasy and reality begin to blur as Kat ponders her relationship, and Maddy contemplates the decision to end hers.
premiered on Sun, January 16, 2022
S2E3 Ruminations: Big and Little Bullys
premiered on Sun, January 23, 2022
S2E4 Season 2, Episode 4
premiered on Sun, January 30, 2022
S2E5 Season 2, Episode 5
premiered on Sun, February 06, 2022
S2E6 Season 2, Episode 6
premiered on Sun, February 13, 2022
S2E7 Season 2, Episode 7
premiered on Sun, February 20, 2022
S2E8 Season 2, Episode 8
premiered on Sun, February 27, 2022