Netflix Issues Warning To Viewers Over New Thriller Series

Netflix has you covered if you’ve ever had the horrifying experience of witnessing a s*x scene with your parents around…

When it comes to one of their newest releases, the streaming giant has shared a warning for viewers that were planning on watching the show with family. 

If we’re being completely honest with ourselves, a lot of us will use our downtime to unwind by browsing streaming sites in search of entertaining content to watch. And Netflix is the go-to site.

Sometimes Netflix time can turn into a family event, with parents joining to watch shows together. However, this isn’t always a wholesome experience. 

I think we all remember how awkward it was to watch Game Of Thrones with family, as you were guaranteed a ‘passionate’ scene every episode. 

Thankfully, Netflix has your back when it comes to one of their new releases. 

The streaming giant has timestamped when you should go prepare a well timed drink in the kitchen, if viewing Obsession on the streaming service was on your to-do list but you were worried by the s*xual scenes.

The official Netflix account wrote on Twitter: “If you’ve made the (questionable) decision to watch Obsession with your parents, these are the moments you’ll probably want to excuse yourself.”

This was followed by the episode numbers and timestamps, which indicated that viewers should stop watching the first episode at the 00:26:14 point.

The raunchy moments in episode two occur twice, one at 32 seconds in, and again at 22 minutes. Episode three also has two spicy scenes at 10 minutes and 15 seconds and at 25 minutes and 58 seconds; whereas episode four only requires you to leave the room at 2 minutes and 15 seconds.

The tweet’s comments section was brimming with appreciative readers who were paying attention to the warning and wanted to express their gratitude for the heads-up.

“I feel embarrassed watching it and I’m watching on my own! Or rather I’ve stopped watching as bit too risqué for me,” one person commented.

A second said: “Great series though, well worth a watch…” But warned: “Just not with the parents…”

Sadly, for some viewers, it was too late: “I cringed watching this with my wife. Episode 1. And thats as far as we go,” another said.

The show has received a poor 43% rating on Rotten Tomatoes, so it appears that both viewers and critics have had different opinions on the new thriller series.

Jessie Thompson from the Independent wrote: “Obsession has been hailed as the successor to Fifty Shades of Grey, but instead it gives us an overload of shlock, foreboding string music, and some depressing, grunty shagging.”

While Chris Vognar from Rolling Stone said: “For an erotic thriller on Netflix, Obsession pays admirable attention to craft, and this makes it a lot easier to take the whole thing seriously. It’s far more cinematic than it needs to be.”

Have you been caught out by the latest show, or did you heed Netflix’s warning in time?

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