The Type of Drug They Take in 13 Reasons Why Is Actually REALLY Important

POPSUGAR Entertainment | 5/26/2018 | Andrea Johnson
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If you're watching the second season of 13 Reasons Why, brace yourself, because the series has a ton of surprises in store for the seventh episode. The first one is the long-awaited return of Jeff Atkins! Granted, his appearance is in a flashback as Clay Jensen gives testimony on the witness stand, but the role Jeff plays is significant.

During Clay's testimony, he's asked about a night he and Hannah Baker spend together. No, the two don't have sex. However, they do embark on something that's just as shocking — they take the drug molly. The whole scenario is Jeff's idea. He thinks the mood-altering drug will loosen up Clay enough to connect with Hannah. For those of you keeping track, this interaction takes place at some point in the late Spring of sophomore year, so that's after the events of the Winter formal but before Jessica's back-to-school party junior year.

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But why is this event important?

Well, the next morning, as the group comes down from their high, Hannah says something that sounds eerily similar to the concerns she anonymously expresses in speech class (episode seven of the first season) and later to Mr. Porter: "What's the point, right? . . . No, but, like, really, what's the point of anything? . . . Do you ever think, 'I can't do it anymore? Like, I wanna die?' . . . Like everything's black."

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Alex Standall, who is also at the molly party along with Sheri Holland and Jeff's girlfriend, agrees with Hannah. Jeff dismisses the statement saying that it's the molly talking, that they're just coming down from the high, and that...
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