El Juego de las Llaves looks to be one thing form its trailer. Season one disproves the notion of what the show is, but if you’ve somehow stumbled upon this without any previous knowledge, wondering if you should give this show a try, allow me to tell you this: the trailer doesn’t tell the whole story. It’s not designed to.
And yet, the trailer doesn’t lie, either. This is unequivocally, a show about relationships, and yes, a show about sex, and the things you discover when you allow yourself to try new things. El Juego de las Llaves never shies away from the elephant in many rooms, and it really isn’t in the game (pun intended) of presenting sex as a bad thing, or something most of us don’t want.
But the show is anything but just sex, either. Instead, El Juego de las Llaves is the story of a group of people that, through this game, this experience, have found themselves, or at least, discovered parts of themselves they’d never allowed out. It’s about relationships, yes, about the romantic ones, and about the friendships that may or may not survive the game, but perhaps most importantly, it’s about your relationship with yourself.
With your body.
This isn’t really a relationships TV commonly explores, and yet it’s one this show makes super obvious needs to be touched upon. In fact, it’s probably the most important relationship we have. We are with ourselves forever, after all. Even if we don’t want to.
So, if you saw this and wondered, is this really the show for me:
Season 2 picks up a few months later since the last game of keys. Each member of the group is trying to deal with the consequences of their decision of putting a pair of keys inside a seamlessly harmless glass jar. Now they are trying to answer the question of whether they can overcome the past or should just surrender to their present desires. It doesn’t matter how fast you run… DESIRE FINDS YOU.
Know there’s more.
And if you saw that and thought, well, I hope the show is just what it looks like, I’m happy to report that, in many ways, it is.
El Juego de Las Llaves is the sex-positive comedy we needed. Insightful and deep, while still being funny, this show is a must-watch.
If you do, you might discover that yes, the relationships with the people you love, the people you let into your heart and life, are important, but the relationships you have with yourself, the way you accept your body, and just as importantly, your soul, are even more important than those. You gotta love yourself before you can truly love someone else, after all.
El Juego de las Llaves is available on Pantaya.