At first Biohackers appears prefer it may be a pandemic present – and actually Netflix even determined to postpone its launch date due to the sensitivity round COVID-19. In actuality, although, similarities to the true world actually aren’t that nice – masks and any signal of house-quarantine are absent, however there are nods to racing in opposition to time for a vaccine.
As a substitute Biohackers is extra character-centric, instantly flashing again to 2 weeks earlier than the incident on the practice the place we discover Mia transferring into her scholar house and being greeted by three different freshmen. All three of Mia’s new flatmates are clearly eccentric and she or he is by far probably the most laid again of the group, proper from their very first good day. Mia is at Freiburg College to review Drugs, and her final purpose is to become involved within the inside circle of her lecturer, Professor Tanja Lorenz (Jessica Schwarz). Her curiosity in Lorenz and her work at first looks as if simply one other younger scholar chasing her idol, however because the story unfolds, her true cause for desirous to get near Lorenz is revealed to be a lot darker.
Professor Lorenz is an admired, effectively revered professor at Freiburg College, and the perfect in her area. Lorenz talks of the way forward for mankind in her lectures, encouraging her college students to study of the advantages of artificial biology and new developments. One thing in Lorenz’s speech triggers reminiscences of Mia’s brother in hospital. There’s a clear connection and we’re left to ponder what that may be.
Mia befriends Lorenz’ assistant, Jasper (Adrian Julius Tillmann), as her approach into Lorenz’ skilled and private life. As time goes on, she begins a romantic relationship with Jasper, however is pushed to his roommate Niklas (Thomas Prenn), who’s the boy we see with Mia on the practice within the opening scene. The present begins to take a twisted flip that unravels a love triangle, parts of scholar life, wacky experiments of Mia’s roommates, a professor-student rivalry and the thriller of Mia’s absent household – all of the whereas we’re left at nighttime as to what that opening scene signified.
Though the present is initially very multi-stranded, and barely complicated due to a story that dives in lots of instructions, with every episode issues develop into narrowed down till we learn the way every part is related.