With the first season of Yellowjackets in the bag, fans are left to obsess over the many mysteries the finale’s cliffhanger posed. As we await the already-confirmed second season to hit the air, we’ve got the time to delve into how characters, performances, scripts, and other elements came together to create a compelling mystery.
When it comes to songs being a part of the story, Yellowjackets is a master class in placing music that tells us something about what the characters are going through that couldn’t be read in performance or dialogue.
Decades later, Shauna continues to live in Jackie’s shadow, with many noting that Jackie was especially wonderful without adding anything about Shauna. Yet, even in their first moments on the screen, Jackie kicks Shauna’s Liz Phair tape out to listen to blast “Informer” by Snow, letting us see that there are differences between the two that may prove insurmountable.