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    Stuff worth watching on Netflix/Amazon

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    • You have to give a series name and a 1 line synopsis.


    I'll go first.

    Designated Survivor - Kiefer Sutherland is the sole survivor of an explosion on the US capitol and becomes president. Intrigue and conspiracy follow.
    Breaking Bad - Dying high school chemist starts manufacturing crystal meth.
    Better call Saul - Spin off of the above based around Walt's shady lawyer.
    Star Trek Discovery - Star Trek for the new generation - way darker than previously
    House of Cards - Kevin Spacey is a senator trying to gain power in the US government
    Stranger Things - A more adult version of The Goonies....

    What else is worth a watch?

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    True Detective (Season 1) - two US Detectives, working together past and present, act their socks off and utterly hook you into the best story you're likely to ever see in one season.

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    ALL THE MARVEL STUFF. Perhaps its just me but I love them all

    Luke Cage and Dare Devil were probably the best of the bunch so far.

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    Re: Stuff worth watching on Netflix/Amazon

    Godless - An outlaw seeks biblical vengeance on the man who betrayed him and all those whom help him including the local townsfolk, which mainly comprises of widows.

    Shooter - Ryan Phillippe reprises the Bob Lee Swagger, US army sniper role in the TV spin off of the big screen film.
    Last edited by jimborae; 12-12-2017 at 04:38 PM.

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    Re: Stuff worth watching on Netflix/Amazon

    The Punisher - a revenge story. Gory as all hell. Excellent.

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    Re: Stuff worth watching on Netflix/Amazon

    13 Reasons Why - Teenager commits suicide, but creates a set of tapes before hand detailing the reasons for her choices, focusing on a particular person each episode and how that person betrayed her, with the cumulative effect on her well being being the reason for her course of action. It's more of a teen drama with a serious subject matter, but I really enjoyed it regardless.

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    Re: Stuff worth watching on Netflix/Amazon

    Quote Originally Posted by Hoonigan View Post
    The Punisher - a revenge story. Gory as all hell. Excellent.
    Please delete or edit.....more than one line.

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    Re: Stuff worth watching on Netflix/Amazon

    Quote Originally Posted by cptwhite_uk View Post
    13 Reasons Why - Teenager commits suicide, but creates a set of tapes before hand detailing the reasons for her choices, focusing on a particular person each episode and how that person betrayed her, with the cumulative effect on her well being being the reason for her course of action. It's more of a teen drama with a serious subject matter, but I really enjoyed it regardless.
    TLDR, see above

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    Scorpion - A group of super-geniuses work as contractors to the NSA to help save the day, working alongside an NSA handler as well as a waitress-turned-interpreter (helping regular people understand the super-geniuses and vice-versa) who also has a super-genius son.

    I would have also liked to suggest Chuck (and would have included a synopsis of course), but can't as that isn't currently available on either service.

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    Re: Stuff worth watching on Netflix/Amazon

    Quote Originally Posted by jimborae View Post

    Shooter - Ryan Phillippe reprises the Bob Lee Swagger, US army sniper role in the TV spin off of the big screen film.
    good shout

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    Re: Stuff worth watching on Netflix/Amazon

    Orphan Black: Girl watches someone who looks just like her step off a platform in front of an oncoming train, takes over her identity and then it starts getting weird.

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    Frontier an awesome series about colonial america.

    -Marco polo an interesting series about the life of marco polo.

    The marvel stuff minus the horrendous iron fist.
    Last edited by outwar6010; 12-12-2017 at 10:10 PM.
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    Oh another one to add:

    The Good Place - a dark comedy with a weird twist, but don't read anything about it before watching.

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    Re: Stuff worth watching on Netflix/Amazon

    Quote Originally Posted by jimborae View Post
    Please delete or edit.....more than one line.
    "You have to give a series name and a 1 line synopsis."

    I gave a series name and used 1 line. I think you need to read the rules

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    Quote Originally Posted by Hoonigan View Post
    "You have to give a series name and a 1 line synopsis."

    I gave a series name and used 1 line. I think you need to read the rules
    Depends, I read one line to mean one sentence. b0redom needs to rule or I need to step off my pedantic box.

    *Edit* - Having said that then b0redom has broken his own rules under my interpretation with his first review .............jim slinks quietly off to the corner of the forum
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    Vikings - Amazon - The series follows Ragnar, a Viking chieftain who, along with his brother Rollo and wife Lagertha, plots to become king.


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