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Re: Interesting/favorite streaming shows right now
« Reply #15 on: July 02, 2019, 12:50:27 PM »
I'm 6 episodes into Alcatraz (2012) https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alcatraz_(TV_series)

It got canceled after a 13-episode single season but I can't imagine why - other than the fact that it was on Fox, who has a track record of canceling every promising show I like LOL

One of the main characters is the guy from Jurassic Park but like, now he's old.  The main character played by Sarah Jones who is wicked cute.

Anyway, reminds me a lot of person of interest but with a different background.  Each episode stands alone with bad-guy of the week, but there's a captivating overall mystery pseduo-sci-fi story arc. 
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Re: Interesting/favorite streaming shows right now
« Reply #16 on: July 03, 2019, 11:27:09 AM »
I finished all 13 episodes of Alcatraz this morning.  It ended by answering many of the story arc's big questions but, like any such serial drama, left a few questions and pretty big cliff hanger for a season 2 that never happened.  It's a shame, I really enjoyed it.  The ending isn't so horrible that it's not worth watching. I still recommend it.  It well written, well acted and production value is pretty good for TV (especially considering it was from like 6 or 7 years ago)

Not sure if it's on netflix/hulu/amazon but I watched it on cwseed.com for free (because it was recommended after I finished watching the latest episode of "The 100" which is now in it's 6th season)
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Re: Interesting/favorite streaming shows right now
« Reply #17 on: July 12, 2019, 12:08:50 PM »
I just finished binge watching Time After Time.  It was only 12 episodes. Apparently it got pulled off the air after 5 episodes but they did produce a full half-season and that 12th episode, though it has a cliff hanger, does tie up all the loose ends from the story arc.

I mean, I guess it sucked because the review say so and it got canceled super early -- but honestly I really enjoyed it.   Totally worth a few nights of your time.
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Re: Interesting/favorite streaming shows right now
« Reply #18 on: September 16, 2019, 07:18:52 PM »
Finished Barry and True Detective 1 & 3 and canceled HBO.

Still working through Catastrophe and Please Like Me. Please Like Me season 3 was really good. I'm trying to finish the shorter season 4 so I can cancel Hulu.

Haven't gone back to Maisel. Still might.

Occasionally put on Orange is the New Black season 2 but can't stay into it. I heard the last season was good so I might just watch that and call it a day.

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Re: Interesting/favorite streaming shows right now
« Reply #19 on: September 16, 2019, 07:20:58 PM »
HBO - True Detective Season 3

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I don't think I've seen the lead guy in anything else, but holy shit - he is good.

I mean... he has won two Oscars already.

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Re: Interesting/favorite streaming shows right now
« Reply #20 on: September 16, 2019, 08:09:03 PM »
HBO - True Detective Season 3

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I don't think I've seen the lead guy in anything else, but holy shit - he is good.

I mean... he has won two Oscars already.

I have not scene him before. Which season did you like better 1 or 3
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Re: Interesting/favorite streaming shows right now
« Reply #21 on: September 16, 2019, 10:31:06 PM »
Not shocked you hadn't seen him, but yeah he is pretty good.

Definitely liked season 1 better than 3. The story was more tense. The middle episodes were more interesting.

I "liked" the s3 characters better but they weren't super interesting and the main character of s3 was just a little too plodding with everything.

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Re: Interesting/favorite streaming shows right now
« Reply #22 on: September 17, 2019, 06:11:37 AM »
The Good Place is a blast.  The Boys and Carnival Row are also.