A 13 Reasons Why superfan recently pointed out that the date of the depositions in the final episode (Nov. 10) connects to a song lyric heard earlier in the series.
But let's take a closer look at that date. It's Nov. 10, 2017. Yes, you read that right: 2017! Meaning: It's a date that hasn't even happened yet.
So, why would the writers make the events of the show happen later this year instead of in the past? Well, one fan has a pretty emotional analysis:
Basically, her theory is that the writers' choice is meant to show us that there's still time for all of us to treat others with a little more kindness and reach out to the people around us who are hurting.