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‘Yellowjackets’ takes our ’90s nostalgia and gives it fangs

(L-R): Jane Widdop as Laura Lee, Alexa Barajas Plante as Mari, Mya Lowe as Yellowjacket #1, Courtney Eaton as Lottie, Sophie Thatcher as Natalie, Princess Davis as Yellowjackets #2 and Sophie N??lisse as Shauna in YELLOWJACKETS, "F Sharp". Photo credit: Kailey Schwerman/SHOWTIME.

(CNN) The “Yellowjackets” pilot begins with a shriek: A young woman, glimpsed only from the back, runs screaming through a snowy forest, barefoot and nightgowned, before falling to her death in a pit lined with sharp sticks. An animal-skin-clad figure gazes into the hole, and we get a glimpse of its shoes: they’re totally cute pink Converse.

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