Netflix’s new teen series “Outer Banks” is a soapy drama that follows a group of kids trying to locate a shipwreck from a century ago.
John B.’s dad went missing at sea a year ago, but he refuses to believe his father has died. Living alone, John B. works, surfs and spends his time with his friends while trying to stay off of Child Protective Services’ radar. After a hurricane rocks the Outer Banks, John B. and his pals stumble across a sunken boat that mysteriously contains a compass that belonged to his father. The compass discovery leads John B. and his friends to follow in his father’s footsteps and search for a famous shipwreck and the gold rumored to have gone down with the ship.