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dtownral
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I'm going to post some shows that are really good that I think more people should watch, but probably aren't popular enough for their own threads

5/15/2019 1:45:52 PM

thegoodlife3
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I love Easy on Netflix. it’s kind of incredible.

5/15/2019 1:52:08 PM

dtownral
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Deep State (2018 - )
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt4785472/
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"Deep State is a British television espionage thriller series, written and created by Matthew Parkhill and Simon Maxwell, first broadcast in the United Kingdom on Fox on 5 April 2018.[5] The first eight-part series, which began filming in May 2017, stars Mark Strong as Max Easton, a former Field Agent for MI6 who is recruited back into the field.[6] The series co-starred Joe Dempsie, Karima McAdams, Lyne Renee, Anastasia Griffith and Alistair Petrie.

A second series was commissioned on 5 April 2018.[7] The second series premieres on 28 April 2019 in the United States, starring Walton Goggins as an ex-CIA operative drawn into a political crisis in Mali.[8][9]"

5/15/2019 2:03:14 PM

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The Son (2017-2019)
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt3839822/
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"A multi-generational epic telling of the story of America's birth as a superpower through the bloody rise and fall of one Texas oil empire."

5/15/2019 2:04:26 PM

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Line of Duty
(2012 - )
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt2303687/
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"DS Steve Arnott is transferred to the police anti-corruption unit after the death of a man in a mistaken shooting during a counter-terrorist operation."

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"Line of Duty is a British BBC police procedural television series created by Jed Mercurio. The first series premiered on 26 June 2012 and became BBC Two's best-performing drama series in ten years with a consolidated audience of 4.1 million viewers.[1] The second series broadcast began on 12 February 2014;[2] its widespread public and critical acclaim, led to the BBC commissioning a further two series.[3][4][5] The third series broadcast began on 24 March 2016, and the fourth on 26 March 2017 on BBC One. The fifth series was completed at the end of 2018 and broadcast began on BBC One on 31 March 2019. The BBC has ordered a sixth series.[6]

It is the most popular drama series broadcast on BBC Two in the multi-channel era[7] and is a winner of the Royal Television Society Award[8] and Broadcasting Press Guild Award for Best Drama Series.[9] Line of Duty was included in a list of the Top 50 BBC Two shows of all-time[10] and in a list of the 80 best BBC shows of all time.[11] It was the highest-ranked current series in a list of the best police shows of all time[12] and third in a poll of the best British crime dramas of all time.[13]"


[Edited on May 15, 2019 at 2:13 PM. Reason : .]

5/15/2019 2:06:13 PM

dtownral
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Taskmaster (2015 - )
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt4934214/
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"Five comedians are set tasks challenging their creativity and wit. The tasks are supervised by Alex Horne but the Taskmaster, Greg Davies, always has the final word."

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"Taskmaster is a British comedy panel game show originally created by British comedian Alex Horne during the Edinburgh Festival Fringe in 2010, and transferred to television on Dave in 2015. The TV series stars comedian and actor Greg Davies now in the title role of the Taskmaster, issuing simple comedic and bizarre tasks to five regular contestants – usually comedians – with Horne acting as Davies' assistant and umpire during the challenges.

The show has aired for seven series plus a two-part "Champion of Champions" special. It has been commissioned for two further series.[1]"


[Edited on May 15, 2019 at 2:12 PM. Reason : .]

5/15/2019 2:07:14 PM

dtownral
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Occupied (2015 - )
Okkupert (original title)
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt4192998/
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"In the near future, Norway is occupied by Russia on behalf of the European Union, due to the fact that the newly elected environmental friendly Norwegian government has stopped the all important oil- and gas-production in the North Sea."

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"Occupied (Original Norwegian title: Okkupert) is a Norwegian political thriller TV series that premiered on TV2 on 5 October 2015.[4] Based on an original idea by Jo Nesbø, the series is directed by Erik Skjoldbjærg.[5] Season 2 premiered on 10 October 2017.[6]

With a budget of 90 million kr (US$11 million), the series is the most expensive Norwegian production to date and has been sold to the UK, Germany, France, Sweden, Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Serbia, Estonia, Poland, Czech Republic, Belgium, the Netherlands, Luxembourg, Spain, and Portugal.[7][8] It is also streamed by Netflix in the United States, Australia, New Zealand, Israel, Ireland, the United Kingdom, India, Canada, Belgium, Italy and the Netherlands.[9][10] The series depicts a fictional near future in which Russia, with support from the European Union, occupies Norway to restore its oil and gas production, in response to a Europe-wide energy crisis caused by the coming to power of Norway's Green Party, which stopped the country's oil and gas production.[11]

The series has been renewed for a third season.[12]"


[Edited on May 15, 2019 at 2:12 PM. Reason : .]

5/15/2019 2:09:48 PM

dtownral
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Borgen (2010-2013)
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt1526318/
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"Borgen (Danish pronunciation: ['b???w?n]) is a Danish political drama television series created by Adam Price. It tells how Birgitte Nyborg, a minor centrist politician, becomes the first female Prime Minister of Denmark against all the odds. Borgen, literally "The Castle", is the informal name of Christiansborg Palace where all three branches of Danish government reside: the Parliament, the Prime Minister's Office, and the Supreme Court, and is often used as a figure of speech for the Danish government."

5/15/2019 2:11:36 PM

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I Think You Should Leave is a Netflix sketch show (6 eps, 20 min each) that was hyped a little on social media and lived up to it. Stats Tim Robinson from snl. But the breekout star is an old Italian guy.

5/15/2019 2:47:19 PM

Money_Jones
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^it was fucking awesome

5/15/2019 3:54:26 PM

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On Amazon Prime. Highly entertaining, especially relevant now with so many Superhero everything...nice little spoof of the whole genre.

5/15/2019 4:43:38 PM

dtownral
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Pure (2017-2019)
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt6257298/
"Pure" tells the story of Noah Funk, a newly-elected Mennonite pastor, who is determined to rid his community of drug traffickers by betraying a fellow Mennonite to the police.

Pure is a Canadian television drama series that first aired on CBC Television in January and February 2017,[1] and subsequently on Super Channel. The show stars Ryan Robbins as Noah Funk, a Mennonite pastor working undercover within an organized crime network in order to clean up a drug trafficking problem in his community.[2] The show also stars A. J. Buckley, Peter Outerbridge, Alex Paxton-Beesley, and Rosie Perez.[3]

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it's not nearly as complex or good as breaking bad, but it has a little bit of that feel. the 1st season is only 6 episodes, so it's very easy to watch. other than rosie perez' bad accent, it's pretty good. also, it has cory from trailer park boys.

5/30/2019 1:32:15 PM

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Watched the premiere of Perpetual Grace, LTD on epix last night. Solid cast (Ben Kingsley, Jimmi Simpson, Terry O'Quinn and Kurtwood Smith) so the acting is great and the story is pretty intriguing. Definitely will stick with it to see where it goes

6/5/2019 5:12:25 PM

dtownral
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All 3 seasons of Occupied are on Netflix, not sure when Netflix got the 3rd season but I just noticed it

https://www.netflix.com/title/80092654



[Edited on January 3, 2020 at 8:58 AM. Reason : .]

1/3/2020 8:57:51 AM

dtownral
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Dublin Murders
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt7768192/
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"Dublin Murders is a television series created by Sarah Phelps. It is based on the first two Dublin Murder Squad books by Tana French, commissioned by the BBC for BBC One and Starz, with RTÉ later joining the project. The story, consisting of eight episodes, is adapted from In the Woods and The Likeness.

Broadcast began on BBC One on 14 October 2019, on RTÉ One on 16 October 2019, and on Starz on 10 November 2019. The series ended in the UK with episode 8, broadcast on November 5, 2019, watched by 4.58 million UK viewers."


If you were a fan of True Detective you will enjoy Dublin Murders

1/3/2020 9:02:29 AM

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Holy fuck dtownral watches a shitload of TV

1/3/2020 9:46:47 AM

dtownral
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i last updated this in may

1/3/2020 11:02:24 AM

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taskmaster has a youtube channel they've been putting episodes up on every week or so

it's several seasons behind, but still

1/3/2020 11:32:39 AM

dtownral
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not sure about now, but there used to be a bunch of unofficial channels that would post full episodes of british comedy panel shows (taskmaster, 8 out of 10 cats, etc...), that's how i discovered taskmaster

1/3/2020 1:18:15 PM

BanjoMan
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designated survivor. I thought that it just kept getting better and more interesting until they canceled it.

1/3/2020 2:00:27 PM

rjrumfel
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I thought Designated Survivor was pretty good. Just made me wish for a president like Kirkman, at least there toward the beginning.

1/3/2020 4:17:08 PM

BanjoMan
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I thought that they explored the concept of having an independent as a president with the Dems and the GOP still in power very well.

Acting was also top notch and the writing was on point.

[Edited on January 3, 2020 at 5:25 PM. Reason : a]

1/3/2020 5:23:50 PM

rjrumfel
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Except toward the end, they had his arc acting more and more like a politician in order to win the next election.

I felt that he handled the show's conflicts very well as an independent president, and I think that they only way we would ever have an independent president is to have the exact same scenario in the show, which would of course be devastating.

1/3/2020 6:13:11 PM

dtownral
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Designated survivor could never decide if they wanted to be a deep state conspiracy show or an attempt at remaking west wing

If you liked it, definitely check out Occupied on Netflix

[Edited on January 3, 2020 at 10:27 PM. Reason : .]

1/3/2020 10:27:11 PM

BanjoMan
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I always saw the deep state conspiracy shit as an entertaining plot device to expose the hypocrisy of both the republican and democratic parties.

1/5/2020 1:56:47 AM

LudaChris
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For those that have Apple TV+:







Still watching Truth Be Told, but really enjoying it.

I didn't expect much out of See but I ended up enjoying it. Had to turn my brain off a bit, as most post-apocalyptic shows require, but Momoa is just so likeable and the fight sequences are fun.

[Edited on January 5, 2020 at 11:38 AM. Reason : .]

1/5/2020 11:36:52 AM

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Reprisal on Hulu was excellent

The Watchmen was my favorite show of 2019. Honorable mention was Perpetual Grace, LTD on Epix.

1/9/2020 10:47:28 PM

Bullet
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People should have watched Lodge 49 on AMC. It was one of the best shows I'd seen in years.... but now it's cancelled (still holding hope a streaming service will renew it).

1/10/2020 9:54:06 AM

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WHAT THE FUCK IS GOING ON IN THIS SHOW??? I'm at least 4 episodes in.

1/11/2020 10:50:22 AM

DROD900
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Haha, it's a pretty crazy premise for a show (Reprisal). It was filmed in Wilmington

1/21/2020 7:47:26 PM

Dynasty2004
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I honestly felt like we had missed a whole season or something when we started it.

1/22/2020 10:09:32 AM

marko
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Rip "The Tick"

1/22/2020 11:49:59 AM

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