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5 Reasons Why Netflix’s New Fantasy Series ‘Sweet Tooth’ Should Be On Your Must-Watch List

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The eye-catching promo of the new eight-part fantasy series Sweet Tooth has been released on Netflix and has been creating a buzz around the town. The series introduces its lead character Gus and a child who was born part-animal and part-human.

The show is based on a post-apocalyptic show which is co-produced by Robert Downey Jr and is an adaptation of Jeff Lemire’s comic book series that showcases the emergence of hybrid children after a virus took over the world.

The concept of the show is out of the ordinary and will keep you hooked to the screen throughout the show.

So, here are 5 reasons to watch the show Sweet Tooth on Netflix-

Unfamiliar Concept

The protagonist is a boy named Gus who is one of the hybrids. He has antlers like a deer, however, the other characters have been born with wings, fur, and even snouts and beaks.

Christian Convery who plays the role of Gus, told BBC, "Gus is a very curious and innocent hybrid boy, who's part-deer and part-human. He's very isolated, because he's been with his father in the woods his whole life, and he's never seen another human. Gus is very hopeful, positive, and always looking for the best in any situation."

The hybrids emerged in the show after a virus created havoc around the world. 

Adapted From A Comic Book 

The show is an adaptation of a comic book series by Canadian writer and artist Jeff Lemire.

Getting my ears scratched by Rusty! @SweetTooth #sweettoothnetflix #sweettooth

— CHRISTIAN CONVERY (@ChristanConvery) June 8, 2021

Co-showrunner Beth Schwartz said, "Jeff has so much richness in the comic books in terms of, not just the characters, but visually, And so we tried to bring that to the screen, whether that was with his imaginative dream sequences that Gus has, or even just his iconic wardrobe."

Positive Reviews 

Great shot of Tiger and I! Animal Army. Sweet Tooth @SweetTooth #sweettooth #sweettoothnetflix

— CHRISTIAN CONVERY (@ChristanConvery) June 8, 2021

The show has been getting extremely positive reviews by the critics and is a must watch.

Filmed In New Zealand 

#SweetTooth, which is set after the events of a deadly pandemic, was filmed smack in the middle of Covid last year:

— Decider (@decider) June 8, 2021

The first episode of the show was filmed a year before the rest of the series. Susan Downey said that they shot the first episode in New Zealand and thought that they’d shoot the rest of the series somewhere else. However, everyone fell in love with the location and they ended up shooting the whole series there only.

Show Has Been Changed To Make It Family Friendly 

When the trailers were released, fans of the novel noted that the TV series looked more family-friendly as compared to the very dark tone of the comic book.

Sometimes you choose your family. #SweetTooth

— Sweet Tooth (@SweetTooth) June 6, 2021

It was then told by the producers that the tone was changed so that more and more people could watch the show.

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