Season 3 of Outer Banks to premier on Netflix


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Ma-Nogoy Faye, Business Manager

Season three of “Outer Banks” premiered on Feb. 23 on Netflix. The show is set in the coastal town along the outer banks of North Carolina, where the social divide between the wealthy residents, nicknamed the “Kooks,” and its working class, nicknamed the “Pogues,” has become tense.

The action-adventure mystery teen drama follows a group of Pogue teenagers — Chase Stokes as John B, Rudy Pankow as JJ, Jonathan Daviss as Pope, Carlacia Grant as Cleo, Madison Bailey as Kie and Madelyn Cline as Sarah Cameron — and their adventures to discover what happened to their group leader’s missing father. Along the way, they overcome obstacles such as evading the law, chasing love, fighting and, most of all, friendship.

One of the show’s biggest strengths is its characters. The Pogues are a likable and relatable group of friends who are easy to root for. Each character is unique, with their own motivations, fears and struggles, making them feel authentic. The villains are equally compelling, with complex backstories and believable motivations that add depth and intrigue to the story.

The show is not without its flaws, however. Some viewers have criticized its unrealistic plotlines and character decisions.

The plot of season three of “Outer Banks” follows the ongoing adventures of the Pogues as they search for the legendary gold treasure of the Royal Merchant, a ship that sank off the coast of North Carolina in the 1800s. At the start of the season, the Pogues founded “Poguelandia,” a safe haven from all of their worries. But the group becomes anxious to get off the island and are able to do so with the help of an alleged fisherman and pilot named Jimmy.

Shortly after, the Pogues return back to North Carolina, and are all dealing with their own problems. Kiara is struggling with her identity and feels out of place among her friends, JJ is dealing with family issues and Pope is struggling to reconcile his academic ambitions with his loyalty to the group.

As the season progresses, the Pogues oscillate between the Bahamas, the Outer Banks and South America. They face numerous obstacles, including a corrupt government official also after the treasure and unexpected revelations about their own families and pasts. They continue their search for the treasure while navigating various challenges, including a dangerous new rival known as Captain Singh.

After ten more intense episodes filled with absolute chaos, twists and turns, the team’s journey finally came to an end, but not without significant personal losses and sacrifices. Ahead of the return of “Outer Banks,” Netflix renewed the soapy teen drama for a fourth season.