We’re Making a Reality Show Based on Squid Game to Prove That We Didn’t Understand the Point of Squid Game
“Netflix has ordered the ten-part series Squid Game: The Challenge, which will see English-language speakers from around the world compete for a $4.56M cash prize—the largest cash prize for a reality series.”—Deadline
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: WE TOTALLY MISSED THE POINT
Here at Netflix, we strive to bring our viewers captivating, powerful, and entertaining content. We also barely pay attention when we watch our own shows. That’s why we’re making a reality series based on Squid Game—to prove that we didn’t understand the point of Squid Game. Like, at all.
You may remember that Squid Game revealed the ugly violence of capitalism and laid bare its lie of upward social and class mobility. But we don’t remember that, because we didn’t watch the show critically.
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