What TV shows are you currently watching

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Started and finished Alice in Borderland all in one weekend. Epic show. Only came across it due to Squid Games being so popular.
 
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Watching Bad Education at the moment - 2 episodes in to season 3 (only 6 per season). Little bit of nostalgia from catching the odd episode when it was first released, but I haven't seen it all before and absolutely loved it so far. Sense of humour just really tickles me, and there are bits of the writing that just remind me of my own school days so much. Have to say season 3 feels a bit different to 1 and 2 - different style of dialogue and jokes maybe, a few political references, and I'm not quite so keen on it. Still enjoyable so far.
 
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Currently watching Danish crime drama 'Forbrydelsen' (The Killing) on iplayer.

That 2007 series was later made into a 4 season US version called "The Killing" (2011) - we watched and enjoyed those. Not see the original tho, will need to take a look at that one.
 
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The original one is absolutely stunning in comparison to the American one.

So much better in every single way.

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We remember watching "The Bridge" that also was very good. There were several remakes of that, from various countries.
We now have "The Killing, 2007" bookmarked to watch on the iPlayer. I do wish that they would note how long they intend them to be available for. I suppose we had better get on with it.
 
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That 2007 series was later made into a 4 season US version called "The Killing" (2011) - we watched and enjoyed those. Not see the original tho, will need to take a look at that one.

I find it hard to watch remakes if the original is good. Also they tend to make far worse versions 9 times out of 10. The US version does get good reviews though, so I might check it out at some point.
 
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I find it hard to watch remakes if the original is good. Also they tend to make far worse versions 9 times out of 10. The US version does get good reviews though, so I might check it out at some point.
I started with the American The Killing and then discovered they were showing the subtitled version.

When I switched to that, there was basically no looking back!
 
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The Killing (Danish, original version) is brilliant.

Earlier this week finished the second series of Narcos Mexico and Season 3 launched today, well chuffed with the timing! :)
 
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Just started watching the new BrianCoxorama, 'universe'. As with most Brian Cox programs it's pretty disappointing what a cursory view he gives of the subject matter, with the focus of the show being on looking pretty and watching Brian walk around a rainforest in slow motion etc rather than explaining things properly. Still, Tbf, the visuals are generally nice.

I think this one takes the BrianCoxification of things a bit further than previous documentaries though, with more 'poetic' bumf in the script talking about how stars are gods and we don't need any made-up gods as a result (that bit did actually surprise me how bluntly he said it), and music and art give the universe meaning etc.

I'm pretty sure there were some misleading statements / factual errors in episode 1 too.

Part way through episode 2 now, will probably watch the rest as casual viewing when I can't be bothered concentrating too hard on anything.
 
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Usually I lets shows finish a season and then watch them all through, but I'm following along with a few things are the moment - The Blacklist, New Amsterdam, SEAL Team, Succession, Foundation but now Narcos Mexico S3 has dropped, so will blast through that.

Miracle Workers (Sky)
Blitzed all 3 seasons this week (20min episodes, 10 episodes each) and really enjoyed it. Comedy with some dark elements. The cast stays the same but each season is a new story/setting.

Season 1 - God. Steve Buscemi as God and Daniel Radcliffe is an angel working in the Prayers dept. God is fed up with Earth and decides to destroy it. Daniel wants to save Earth.
Season 2 - Dark Ages. Steve is a dad this time, quite happy in his work, his daughter is a genius and wants a better life but is generally ignored, Daniel is a prince and son of Peter Serafinowicz (King and evil warlord).
Season 3 - Oregon Trail. Steve is an outlaw, Daniel is a reverend. They head west. Episode 4 certainly shows a different side of Harry Potter.

Really hoping there is a season 4, I think its improved with each season.

I'm using this as my comedy at the moment, but wasn't overly impressed by S1. Glad you say it gets better each season, so will stick with it.
 
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