Netflix’s ‘Teenage Bounty Hunters’ is the TV equivalent of a beach read

Netflix's 'Teenage Bounty Hunters' is the TV equivalent of a beach read

Nowhere in Netflix’s mission statement does it say that the company specifically aims to create every single TV show that hasn’t existed before, but it sure feels like the implicit directive of all their original contentTeenage Bounty Hunters is not the most surprising or clever Netflix show out there — it’s mostly classic high school drama with some Charlie’s Angels flair — but the new comedy scratches that late-summer show itch with a pleasant if predictable ride.

Sterling (Maddie Phillips) and Blair (Anjelica Bette Fellini) are twin sisters and students at a Christian private school, where Sterling strives embodies the model student and Blair delights in defying every expectation she can. The girls fall into bounty hunting accidentally while trying to cover up a car accident, but show a knack for chasing and shooting down targets. They impress seasoned bounty hunter Bowser (Kadeem Hardison), who doesn’t want to delegate any more jobs but recognizes their skill and assets; two rich white girls can get away with a lot more than their grizzled Black boss. Read more…

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