The Afterparty: a comedy with touches of mystery on Apple TV +

Do you want to have fun with a series? Are you a big fan of comedy? Then The Afterparty series on Apple TV+ is designed for you. And it is that although it is presented as a comedy series, it begins with an unexpected death in the middle of a party. That is why it can be interesting to know how the creator has managed to merge two different genres to give a series that will undoubtedly make you laugh more than once.

Technical data of the film

Afterparty is a series that has a very good cast of actors and also production staff. Many of the faces that have participated in this series that will be familiar to you. We are going to be able to distinguish in this case the most technical data of this series of the platform, distinguishing the people who are in front of and behind the cameras.

Production team

  • directors: Christopher Miller.
  • Script: Christopher Miller, Anthony King, Nicole Delaney…
  • Executive producer: Christopher Miller, Phil Lord, Anthony King…
  • Music: Daniel Pemberton.
  • Production companies: Columbia, TriStar TV Productions, Lord Miller and Sony Pictures.
  • Recording location: United States.
  • Distributor platforms: AppleTV+.

Actors and characters represented

  • Tiffany Haddish gives life to detective danner, one of the main characters of the series. She is in charge of carrying out the investigations that take place after the presence of a crime at the party with which it all begins.
  • Sam RichardsonIn the role of anniq.
  • Zoe ChaoIn the role of Zoé.
  • Ben Schwarz, embodies the character Ben Schwartz.
  • Ilana Glaser, embodies Chelsea.

Synopsis, trailers and already aired episodes

This series with an American setting is categorized as a comedy with hints of intrigue or mystery. The title of the series already possibly reveals the content of the entire series, since if it is translated into Spanish it literally says “After the party”. That is why the general synopsis points to a reunion post-party of former students who met to talk and meet up over time. But this party, which began in a wonderful way, ends with an unexpected death. Obviously, everyone present is going to become a direct suspect in the murder. In order to clarify everything that happened, an inspector is going to investigate all the guests one by one.

As all the statements are made, we will discover, together with the inspector, who is suspicious and who is innocent. In the end, it will end up discovering who is the real killer of the night.

First season (2022)

The first season of this series was released on the platform on January 28, 2022, with a total of eight episodes being gradually released every Friday. These chapters came to an end on March 4, 2022, with a second season already announced, as we will discuss thanks to the success it has had.

Chapter 1 (1 × 01): «Aniq»

  • Release date: January 28, 2022
  • Duration: 48 minutes
  • Plot: This first episode is going to present the crime that has existed in a post-party of a meeting of ex-students in an institute. In order to solve the crime, and find out who among those present was the murderer, Inspector Danner will question everyone. In this episode, Aniq is questioned and is going to tell his version of the events as if it were a romantic comedy.

Chapter 2 (1 × 02): «Brett»

  • Release date: January 28, 2022
  • Duration: 34 minutes.
  • Plot: After Aniq’s story, it is Brett’s turn who presents an action-packed story that shows everything that happened that night. Keep in mind that he attended with the aim of reconciling with his ex-wife in order to get his family back. This is undoubtedly a really important point to keep in mind when talking about everything that happened that night in order to clarify the facts.

Chapter 3 (1 × 03): «Yasper»

  • Release date: January 28, 2022
  • Duration: 34 minutes
  • Plot: this time everything changes, and Yasper’s story becomes a real musical. This makes the combination of different genres throughout the series really funny. What she is going to try to explain is basically that she tried to get Xavier to help her as much as possible to get her musical career off the ground. Hence this setting.

Chapter 4 (1 × 04): “Chelsea”

  • Release date: February 4, 2022
  • Duration: 33 minutes.
  • Plot: In this chapter the comedy is completely parked. In this case, the series is going to focus on Chelsea, which undoubtedly has a rather murky history. Specifically, she is going to reveal her motive at first, and that is that she basically has a strong sense of revenge. She has no more mystery and makes it really clear. That is why her story becomes a tense psychological thriller.

Chapter 5 (1×05): «Institute»

  • Release date: February 11, 2022
  • Duration: 36 minutes.
  • Plot: The next to go to the interrogation is Walt, although in the title of this chapter he is not named explicitly. This is basically because everyone’s stories are going to go back to high school 15 years ago. That is why Walt is going to go back to this time and is going to tell the story to the inspector where great secrets will be revealed.

Chapter 6 (1 × 06): «Zoë»

  • Release date: February 18, 2022.
  • Duration: 31 minutes.
  • Plot: The next protagonist to tell her part of the story is Zoë. She is going to confess practically immediately that her goal at the reunion party is to look for a night of true debauchery and rest from her life as a single and divorced mother. That is why she is going to have a really moving and lively story, with a lot of partying in the background.

Chapter 7 (1 × 07): «Danner»

  • Release date: February 25, 2022.
  • Duration: 33 minutes.
  • Plot: Inspector Danner is aware that she uses conventional methods to solve the crime. But before leaving the case as unfinished, she decides to look back. In the chapter we will see the different stages of the inspector’s life by looking at her past. The goal of this exercise is simple: to explain why she needs to solve this particular case.

Chapter 8 (1 × 08): «Maggie»

  • Release date: March 4, 2022
  • Duration: 35 minutes.
  • Plot: At first it seems impossible to solve this crime from the stories. The inspector is missing the key to put all the pieces together. But this key in the end comes in the form of an unexpected witness who is a girl. She is going to help the inspector put all the pieces together and uncover the true story behind Xavier’s death.

Second season

Just before the end of the first season, the March 3, 2022, the second season of this series was confirmed by Apple TV +. The problem is that it was not announced exactly how it could be developed, since the story of the first season is completely finished. That is why we will have to wait several months to be able to know production dates and also the actors that will appear in this format that has undoubtedly permeated many people.

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