YouTube Red has come out with a binge-worthy sci-fi series called Impulse. On its surface, Impulse appears to be about a loner kid, Henry, who bounces from town to town and doesn't quite fit in anywhere.
The sci-fi comes in after an event leads Henry to discover her body has teleportation powers making her a target for sinister tests by a secret agency.
Impulse is a character-driven, action-packed series that touches on real family issues and small-town issues while peppering in sci-fi twists. When you're done watching one episode, you'll be ready for the next, and the finale is especially thrilling.
If you're looking for a robust and relatable story with real characters and exciting twists, Impulse on YouTube Red is where you need to be.
For those of you who haven't watched Impulse Season 1 (and you should), this review contains spoilers! We'll delve into the life of Henry and her mom, the Boone family, and what happens when a small town encounters big problems.
The characters on Impulse are incredible. They are so real and so relatable that it was easy to connect with all of them. Chances are you've been one of these people, know one of these people, or know a town just like Reston.
This, coupled with the storyline, draws you in quickly.
Impulse Season 1 introduces us to Henry, an outsider in yet another new town, a condition due to her mother's relationship hopping. Being dragged from place to place has had a significant impact on Henry and her relationship with her mother.
As a result of the multiple moves, Henry's very comfortable inside her own skin. She's relied solely on herself for the majority of her life.
She sits on the outskirts of society, but like any other teenage girl, there's a part of her who wants to fit in.
When Henry and her mom, Cleo, move to small-town Reston, Henry is forced to adjust to her new surroundings and the new people she now has to live with, her mother's boyfriend Tom and his daughter, Jenna.
In the beginning, Henry mainly keeps to herself, sneaking out at night to spraypaint her tag through the town.
Clay: I'm gonna tell everyone. I'm gonna fucking tell everyone what you did to me. I'm gonna tell everyone what you are!
Henry: Good luck with that. No one is going to believe you. The Boone name doesn't mean shit anymore.
Permalink: Good luck with that. No one is going to believe you. The Boone name doesn't mean shit anymore. Added: June 27, 2018 She knows from experience that this place is just a temporary stop-over to the next, so she doesn't take the time to settle in. Henry's a strong person who isn't afraid to speak her mind to anyone, anywhere.
When she sees a wrong, Henry does her best to make it right, and that's when she meets her first real friend in Reston, Townes.
Being on the autistic spectrum, Townes is an outsider too, so when Henry witnesses him being abused ..