Contact Us

Are Jersey Shore Residents Actually Buying Into All The Squid Game Hype?

New York Comic Con 2021 - Day 2
Getty Images for ReedPop

Everybody is talking about Squid Game, the Netflix phenomenon that has become one of the biggest shows on the planet. It’s the biggest series launch in the history of Netflix. If you weren’t planning on watching it, but now feel pressure to watch it because everyone else at the Jersey Shore is, this is info you need to know. We asked Jersey Shore residents if they were on board with Squid Game, and here’s what we found out.

Squid Game Causes Soaring Popularity For Nostalgic Korean Candies
Getty Images

Listen to Lou Russo mornings on 94.3 The Point and download our free 94.3 The Point app.

Our survey was not a scientific one. We simply asked Jersey Shore residents if they had watched or plan to watch Squid Game, and we thought the results were pretty interesting, and thought you may want to use the information we found to help you make your own Squid Game decision.

It turns out Jersey Shore residents are pretty much split down the middle, with 54% saying they are, have or plan to watch the Netflix smash, but the spit goes further than that.

Nearly half of the people who watched it said it didn’t live up to all the hype, so their reviews weren’t that great. If you break it down that way, about 75% of Jersey Shore residents either won’t watch it or don’t recommend you do.

Facebook
Facebook

On the other side, the other half of the area residents who did watch it absolutely love it and rave about it. It seems like if you liked it you loved it, and if you didn’t like it, you really didn’t like it.

So, when all is said and done, it looks like you really have to decide for yourself if this is for you. I’ll tell my experience. I almost didn’t make it through the first episode, but I did, and after that, I couldn’t stop watching.

I watched the whole thing in less than two days. Is it my favorite show ever. Not by a long shot. But with only 9 episodes, it’s worth the watch and a lot less of a commitment than most binge shows.

TV Buffs Will Love This: TV Locations in Every State


Click here to view photo gallery
Click here to view photo gallery

Best of WOBM-AM

Recommended For You

Best of the Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing VIP profile. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://mybeachradio.com using your original account information.

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

(Forgot your password?)

Not a member? Sign up here

Sign up to have exclusive Beachcombers contests, events, coupons, presales, and much more delivered to you for FREE.