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Shows I’ve seen and whether I liked them or not .
Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman
I Dream of Jeanie
In the Heat of the Night
Keeping Up Appearances
Little House on the Prairie
Lost in Space
Murder, She Wrote
Star Trek: The Next Generation
The Andy Griffith Show
The Dukes of Hazzard
The Twilight Zone
3rd Rock from the Sun
Alfred Hitchcock Presents
All in the Family
Bones – Wife and daughter love this show; not for me.
Lie to Me
Mushi-Shi – (Animation) Despite good ratings, couldn’t get into a show with a plot where golden sake and strange beings who are “neither plants nor animals”.
Sanford and Son
Stranger Things – Season 1
Stranger Things – Season 2
Stranger Things – Season 3
The Rockford Files
The Man in the High Castle
The Wild Wild West
The Walking Dead
Under the Dome (Amazon) – The story of a small town that is suddenly and inexplicably sealed off from the rest of the world by an enormous transparent dome. The town’s inhabitants must deal with surviving the post-apocalyptic conditions while searching for answers to what this barrier is, where it came from and if and when it will go away.
Better Call Saul –
Black Mirror (Netflix Original) – Black Mirror can be a difficult show to describe, since it’s an anthology series that deals with “the unanticipated consequences of new technologies.” That it does so with some of the darkest humor and twists means that Black Mirror isn’t for everyone.
Black Spot (Season 1) – Villefranche. A small bordertown lost in the heart of a large forest which makes any phone call hazardous. A place like no other, increasingly deserted by its inhabitants while crime rate is twenty times higher than elsewhere in the area.
Bosch (Seasons 1-4)
Brotherhood – Brotherhood, set against the desperate worlds of politicians and mob bosses, looks at how gray good and evil can be. Two brothers on opposite sides of the law, determined to protect the neighborhood and what is theirs by whatever means necessary. Starring: Jason Issacs, Jason Clarke, Annabeth Gish
Electric Dreams – Philip K. Dick’s Electric Dreams is a 10-episode sci-fi anthology series that journeys into unique worlds beyond imagination.
Fearless (English) – Emma Banville sets out to prove the innocence of Kevin Russell, a man who was convicted for the murder of schoolgirl Linda Simms 14 years earlier. Firmly believing there has been a miscarriage of justice, Emma is prepared to go to extreme lengths to discover the truth and free Kevin.
Glitch – Interesting story line about people coming back to life in a small Australian town. Liked the series except for the ending which I hated — super wonky even for an Australian show.
Goliath (Season 1 & 2 & 3 watched; hopefully there’s another season) (Amazon) – Once a powerful lawyer, Billy McBride is now burned out and washed up, spending more time in a bar than a courtroom. When he reluctantly agrees to pursue a wrongful death lawsuit against the biggest client of the massive law firm he helped create, Billy and his ragtag team uncover a vast and deadly conspiracy, pitting them all in a life or death trial against the ultimate Goliath.
Season 3: Slow in the first episodes, but redeemed itself in the end. But by far the least captivating of the 3 seasons.
Hand of God
Hill Street Blues
House of Cards
Humans (Season 1&2 Amazon Prime – Watched; Season 3 for Pay)- In a parallel present where the latest must-have gadget for any busy family is a ‘Synth’ – a highly-developed robotic servant that’s so similar to a real human it’s transforming the way we live.
In the Dark – Murphy, a hard-drinking blind woman discovers her friend’s dead body and tries to solve his murder with a few interesting friends (spoiler alert – she sleeps with everyone it seems ). Otherwise, a great show combining comedy, mystery and, a thriller feel.
It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia – Raunchy, rude, crude TV.
La Femme Nikita
Love in Her Bag – Great K-Drama about a bag designer. Sounds dumb but it’s a great story line where an evil aunt gets her down daughter adopted into a rich family posing as her orphan niece.
Marcella – (British Crime Drama) Marcella Backland left the Metropolitan Police for the sake of her family, only to have her husband leave her. She returns to her job on the murder squad, investigating a case that seems disturbingly familiar to her.
Million Yen Women – Really dumb Japanese show where several women (one who walks around naked) live with a nerdy guy who’s not allowed to ask them questions.
Ozark – A financial adviser drags his family from Chicago to the Missouri Ozarks, where he must launder $500 million in five years to appease a drug boss.
Paranoid – (British Detective Mystery) A seemingly murder on a busy playground rattles an English town.
Peaky Blinders – Seasons 1-4 watched (hopefully another season is pending)
Patriot – Season 2 To Be Announced
Schitt’s Creek – Very funny “Riches to Rags” comedy (but typically crass & crude).
Secrets & Lies (Amazon) (Australian) – A nerve wracking plunge behind the curtains of suburbia. Ben is an everyday family man who finds the body of a four year old boy, and quickly becomes the prime murder suspect.
Sneaky Pete (Amazon) – Watched Season 1 & 2, hopefully another season coming out) – A con man (Giovanni Ribisi) on the run from a vicious gangster (Bryan Cranston) takes cover from his past by assuming the identity of his prison cellmate, Pete, “reuniting” with Pete’s estranged family, a colorful, dysfunctional group that threatens to drag him into a world just as dangerous as the one he’s trying to escape – and, just maybe, give him a taste of the loving family he’s never had.
Sons of Anarchy
Strike Back – Watched seasons 1-4 (Jun 2017). As members of a top-secret anti-terrorist organization, British sergeant Michael Stonebridge and disgraced Delta Forces operative Damian Scott form an unlikely alliance aimed at stopping a scheming international terrorist in this Cinemax series.
The Cleaner – Inspired by the true story of a real life “extreme interventionist,” Benjamin Bratt stars as William “The Cleaner” Banks, who after hitting rock- bottom from his own addictions during the birth of his twins, strikes a tentative deal with God.
The Good Wife
The Kettering Incident (Amazon) (Australian) – Two girls disappear in identical circumstances in the wilds of Tasmania 15 years apart, and Doctor Anna Macy finds herself linked to both cases. To clear her name, Anna must delve into her troubled past and face some truths about herself and the otherworldly nature of this gothic land.
The Killing –
The Man in the High Castle – Season 2 coming Oct 5, 2018
The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel – Season 1 watched (Waiting for Season 2!) – In 1958 New York, Midge Maisel’s life is on track- husband, kids, and elegant Yom Kippur dinners in their Upper West Side apartment. But when her life takes a surprise turn, she has to quickly decide what else she’s good at – and going from housewife to stand-up comic is a wild choice to everyone but her.
The Night Manager
Tin Star (Amazon Original) (Single Season) – Set in the majestic Canadian Rockies, Tin Star tells the story of a former British detective who brings his family to the tiny, tranquil town of Little Big Bear for a better life. But when his small town is overrun by migrant workers from a massive new oil refinery, the wave of organized crime that follows them threatens to sweep away everything in its wake and dig up the past.
Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan (Amazon)