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Thu Apr 28, 2022, 10:43 PM

If you liked/loved Ozark, Poldark, Little Fires Everywhere, Love (Netflix)

Wanted (Australian), Borgen (Danish), Dead to me, Anatomy of a Scandal, The Affair, Shameless, & Downton Abbey to name a few, what would you recommend to watch next?

I know not a genre, but would describe as a mix of "family ( seemingly normal people), epic, intrigue, romance, maybe murder ( not the CSI kind), dramedy, politics, revenge, if foreign dubbed easy to understand, no subtitles, cheer for the little guy."

Tall order, eh. We have probably seen it all

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Reply If you liked/loved Ozark, Poldark, Little Fires Everywhere, Love (Netflix) (Original post)
Laura PourMeADrink Apr 2022 OP
Ocelot II Apr 2022 #1
Laura PourMeADrink Apr 2022 #2
Ocelot II Apr 2022 #3
Sedona Apr 2022 #4
intrepidity Apr 2022 #5
deRien Apr 2022 #6
NH Ethylene May 2022 #28
Bristlecone Apr 2022 #7
Laura PourMeADrink Apr 2022 #8
Bristlecone Apr 2022 #9
Laura PourMeADrink Apr 2022 #11
Laura PourMeADrink May 18 #29
Bristlecone May 18 #30
Laura PourMeADrink May 19 #31
Bristlecone Apr 2022 #10
mopinko Apr 2022 #13
mopinko May 28 #32
imaginary girl Apr 2022 #12
Laura PourMeADrink Jun 1 #40
mopinko Apr 2022 #14
yellowdogintexas Apr 2022 #18
Silver Gaia Apr 2022 #15
vanlassie Apr 2022 #16
Silver Gaia Apr 2022 #17
Laura PourMeADrink May 2022 #26
Silver Gaia May 2022 #27
yellowdogintexas Apr 2022 #19
llmart May 2022 #20
Laura PourMeADrink May 2022 #22
Beaverhausen May 2022 #21
Laura PourMeADrink May 2022 #23
wryter2000 May 2022 #24
Laura PourMeADrink May 2022 #25
mopinko May 28 #33
Laura PourMeADrink May 28 #34
mopinko May 28 #35
Laura PourMeADrink May 28 #36
mopinko May 28 #38
Laura PourMeADrink May 28 #39
mopinko May 28 #37

Response to Laura PourMeADrink (Original post)

Thu Apr 28, 2022, 10:47 PM

1. Best series I've seen on Netflix is "Occupied," though it's got subtitles

and it's kind of dark and tense. But it's a really good political thriller involving evil Russians.

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Response to Ocelot II (Reply #1)

Thu Apr 28, 2022, 10:55 PM

2. I will look for it! Strikes me that you can choose language dub now..

I know, not purist. Thanks for recommendation O

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Response to Laura PourMeADrink (Reply #2)

Thu Apr 28, 2022, 11:13 PM

3. I'll take subtitles any day; in dubbed movies the actors' mouths don't quite move in sync

with the audio and it drives me nuts.

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Response to Laura PourMeADrink (Original post)

Thu Apr 28, 2022, 11:54 PM

4. World on fire

Streaming on PBS

World on Fire https://g.co/kgs/D2H2Vw

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Response to Laura PourMeADrink (Original post)

Thu Apr 28, 2022, 11:59 PM

5. Better Call Saul? nt

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Response to Laura PourMeADrink (Original post)

Fri Apr 29, 2022, 12:01 AM

6. ones that I liked

are Lupin (French), Emily in Paris (light, just for fun), Bonfire of Destiny (again French), Virgin River (a little Hallmark inspired), Young Wallender and Pine Gap (Australian)

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Response to deRien (Reply #6)

Tue May 17, 2022, 08:00 PM

28. Young Wallender is a gem.

I'm looking forward to Season 2 (February, it seems).

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Response to Laura PourMeADrink (Original post)

Fri Apr 29, 2022, 12:19 AM

7. Fargo on FX/Hulu

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Response to Bristlecone (Reply #7)

Fri Apr 29, 2022, 12:27 AM

8. Thanks. Been meaning to look for that, the TV series

I think we saw a couple episodes and never went back to it. 👍

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Response to Laura PourMeADrink (Reply #8)

Fri Apr 29, 2022, 12:29 AM

9. It's good and each season is a different story with great cameos.

Darkly Funny

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Response to Bristlecone (Reply #9)

Fri Apr 29, 2022, 12:33 AM

11. Perfect!

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Response to Bristlecone (Reply #9)

Wed May 18, 2022, 11:16 PM

29. 1/4 way through season II and then realized we had already seen it

Now I remember, we loved season 2 and then started watching three thinking it would be the same cast but it wasn't. Onward to season 3

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Response to Laura PourMeADrink (Reply #29)

Wed May 18, 2022, 11:20 PM

30. Glad to hear. I have not watched the latest season with Chris Rock

I need to.

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Response to Bristlecone (Reply #30)

Thu May 19, 2022, 12:05 PM

31. Hope it's good because I read some really bad reviews about season 4 mostly because

There were huge holes in the plot lines. But it'd be cool to see Chris Rock

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Response to Bristlecone (Reply #7)

Fri Apr 29, 2022, 01:08 AM

13. shot in my hood. the funeral home is a couple blocks away.

every once in a while they take over a few blocks. never seen it, tho.

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Response to Bristlecone (Reply #7)

Sat May 28, 2022, 04:40 PM

32. i might do a short hulu sub for fargo.

the funeral home is a couple blocks from me.

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Response to Laura PourMeADrink (Original post)

Fri Apr 29, 2022, 12:44 AM

12. Russian Doll or Killing Eve

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Response to imaginary girl (Reply #12)

Wed Jun 1, 2022, 12:08 PM

40. Oh my god! Finally watching killing Eve on Hulu. It is unbelievably great

Trouble is I can't get anything I need to get done done

Wow... Whoever created this is a genius

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Response to Laura PourMeADrink (Original post)

Fri Apr 29, 2022, 01:11 AM

14. i enjoyed lucifer a lot.

i didnt realize it came from a comic til about halfway through.
i'm not a huge comic book, but i'm enjoying gotham. it's the backstory to batman.

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Response to mopinko (Reply #14)

Sat Apr 30, 2022, 01:31 AM

18. Lucifer is really good!!! nt

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Response to Laura PourMeADrink (Original post)

Fri Apr 29, 2022, 09:01 AM

15. Big Little Lies, Sharp Objects, The Gilded Age

Those three are all HBO shows. The first two I suggested because you liked Little Fires Everywhere, and the third because of Downton Abbey. (The Gilded Age is also from the pen of Julian Fellowes.) Since you liked both Poldark and Downton Abbey, there are a lot of great shows on PBS Masterpiece you might like. For instance, The Durrells in Corfu is a delightful dramedy about a family in the 1930s who move to a Greek island (I secretly want to live there!). That seems to fit some of your genre criteria. There are some period dramas on Starz that you might like, too, like The White Queen or even Outlander. Others here have mentioned Better Call Saul and Fargo. I agree with those choices. Both are outstanding crime dramas with finely drawn and superbly acted characters. We seem to have similar tastes, so if I think of anything else, I will come back to your thread and add it.

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Response to Silver Gaia (Reply #15)

Fri Apr 29, 2022, 01:41 PM

16. A note on Better Call Saul, which is great, BTW.

Itís a spin off of Breaking Bad. A lighter, funnier theme, however.

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Response to vanlassie (Reply #16)

Fri Apr 29, 2022, 02:33 PM

17. Yes! And Breaking Bad is one of the best shows ever to air

on television! Both shows were created by Vince Gilligan, who is brilliant. This is cinematic television at its best! That applies to both shows.

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Response to Silver Gaia (Reply #17)

Tue May 17, 2022, 12:20 AM

26. We need to get back to watching more of Better Call Saul. I think we watched a couple episodes

and had that "humdrome, next" feeling. Does it get better with age?

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Response to Laura PourMeADrink (Reply #26)

Tue May 17, 2022, 06:05 AM

27. Yes!

Did you watch Breaking Bad? As noted above, it's a spin-off from Breaking Bad, but it holds its own as a stand-alone, too. It takes a while to get to the story of Saul Goodman ("S'all good, man" because to know and understand him, you need to first know Jimmy McGill, but that's a great story, too! Vince Gilligan, the creator, is a masterful storyteller. His cinematography is more like what we see in films than in TV shows, so watch for that. This is truly cinematic television. It's a slow burn at first, but the pace will pick up, and the current final season is a wild ride!

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Response to Laura PourMeADrink (Original post)

Sat Apr 30, 2022, 01:48 AM

19. I just saw this; Grace and Frankie are back!!!!

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Hotel de Luna on Netflix gorgeous Korean series 24 episodes

Madame Secretary is very good.
I love Brooklyn 99 on Hulu. If you have never seen Malcolm in the Middle, it is on Hulu.

Leverage and Leverage Redemption - definitely not to be missed. It's on Amazon/IMDB. Leverage is 5 seasons and Redemption is 1. Watch Redemption after you watch original Leverage. These are good old long con stories. The bad guys always get what they deserve.

Umbrella Academy; Norsemen (a sendup of Vikings) The Worst Witch
Three animated ones we loved: Kotaro Lives Alone; The Piano in the Forest; Hilda



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Response to yellowdogintexas (Reply #19)

Sun May 1, 2022, 08:53 PM

20. I just finished bingeing the last episodes of Grace and Frankie.

I was teary eyed at the end. Some of it didn't seem as funny as when it first started, so I'm glad they decided to end it. Still can't believe Jane Fonda is almost 85, though all the plastic surgery is starting to make her mouth look odd. I wish women wouldn't do that to themselves.

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Response to llmart (Reply #20)

Wed May 11, 2022, 02:03 AM

22. I noticed that lately too. She got Kardashian lips. Why oh why?

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Response to Laura PourMeADrink (Original post)

Tue May 10, 2022, 07:11 PM

21. Handmaid's Tale, Killing Eve, Succession, Inventing Anna, Dropout...

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Response to Beaverhausen (Reply #21)

Wed May 11, 2022, 02:08 AM

23. Thanks. Seen them all but the Dropout.. just watched

the trailer... Looks good. Thanks B !

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Response to Laura PourMeADrink (Original post)

Mon May 16, 2022, 04:11 PM

24. Good for family

Penguin Town on Netflix.

About a species of rare penguins who come ashore in South Africa every year to mate and end up interacting with the humans who live there. The most remarkable thing is it's largely told from the point of view of individual penguins, who all have names like "Mr. and Mrs. Culvert, Junior, Lord and Lady Courtyard." Lord and Lady Courtyard can be seen going through someone's house to get to the ocean, obviously with the cooperation of the humans (called giants) who live there. The narrator represents the thoughts of the penguins, often with a great deal of humor.

Utterly delightful. I watched it twice and still turn it on from time to time.

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Response to wryter2000 (Reply #24)

Tue May 17, 2022, 12:16 AM

25. Thanks. I know we watched one penguin movie and liked it

But this sounds even better!!!

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Response to Laura PourMeADrink (Original post)

Sat May 28, 2022, 04:41 PM

33. enjoying stranger things.

not usually a fan of 'kid hero' stuff, but this is fun.

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Response to mopinko (Reply #33)

Sat May 28, 2022, 10:43 PM

34. Is it science fictiony?

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Response to Laura PourMeADrink (Reply #34)

Sat May 28, 2022, 10:45 PM

35. very

sorta d&d comes to life.

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Response to mopinko (Reply #35)

Sat May 28, 2022, 10:47 PM

36. Did you ever see the Leftovers?

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Response to Laura PourMeADrink (Reply #36)

Sat May 28, 2022, 10:49 PM

38. no

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Response to mopinko (Reply #38)

Sat May 28, 2022, 11:08 PM

39. It was in HBO. Normal people then something

Supernatural happens.

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Response to Laura PourMeADrink (Original post)

Sat May 28, 2022, 10:48 PM

37. the obama national parks series is also great.

besides the joy of hearing his voice and seeing his face, there's some amazing photography. color night vision, and great under water.
lotsa cute baby animals.
5⭐️

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