What is Euphoria (TV) About?
Euphoria is a compelling and contemporary American teen drama series that aired on HBO. It is an adaptation of an Israeli miniseries, also called 'Euphoria', which was created by Ron Leshem and Daphna Levin. The series centers on a group of high school students trying to find their way amidst a sea of challenges ranging from substance abuse to identity explorations, establishing their individuality, and dealing with trauma. The focal character, Rue Bennett, is played by zendaya, who is a recovering drug Addict, draws judgment from individuals in her community, but to her, it's about maintaining some semblance of sanity. Euphoria offers a narrative about the pieces left behind when childhood gets lost in the rough and tumble of adolescence. High on visual aesthetic and raw storytelling, the series provides a modern take on the world of today's youth, their struggles, and the complexities of growing up in the digital age.
The first episode of Euphoria aired on June 16, 2019 and the most recent episode to air was on February 27, 2022.