Wet Hot American Summer Characters: Movie Versus TV Series

A. Bottinick

By Aubry D'Arminio

Fourteen years ago, cult film Wet Hot American Summer introduced us to the denizens of Maine’s fictional Camp Firewood on their last day of camp in August 1981. Netflix’s new six-episode prequel series, Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp, shows us what they were like at the beginning of the summer two months earlier. You know, before they did all that making out in the woods. We did a little comparing in the slideshow above.