What was the last show you binged, and was it worth the time?

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Have you seen Reservation Dogs? He knocks it out of the park in that show, so so good. Not a huge part, the kids are the stars, but he's a scene stealer for the ones he's in.
 

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Have you seen Reservation Dogs? He knocks it out of the park in that show, so so good.
I saw him in that multiple times I saw him in Longmire as well. The roles he is cast he just envelops them in a way where you think that is who he is. He's a marvelous actor in my opinion
 

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Zahn McClarnon(guy on the left) is great. Funny that he's playing a tribal policeman again, it will be at least the 3rd time in a short time he's done that. Longmire(great modern western) and Reservation Dogs(excellent Native American coming of age show) were the other two, but very different characters.
I think he was a reservation cop or elder in the silencing too.
 

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He grew up in Brown Town?!?! That's rough...people disappear there a lot! Everything from human trafficking to drug deals gone wrong. Browning is a SHIT HOLE!!!!
Zahn McClarnon(guy on the left) is great. Funny that he's playing a tribal policeman again, it will be at least the 3rd time in a short time he's done that. Longmire(great modern western) and Reservation Dogs(excellent Native American coming of age show) were the other two, but very different characters.
 

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Watched the first episode of Dark Winds. I wasn't impressed. I'll probably stick it out for another episode until Dwight shows up and see if it gets any better.
 

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Watched the first episode of the last season of Peaky Blinders today. I loved it
 

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I'm sure many of you are familiar with the late Tony Hillerman's series featuring Leaphorn and Chee as they police the massive Navajo Nation out on the four corners.

They have a tone all their own and all the stories (very good stories) carry the spiritual influence of the Navajo culture. One of the Novels, Dark Winds is the basis for this little
miniseries. Back in the nineties I think, the same novel was done in a film starring Lou Diamond Philips but it was just plain bad. Anyway, Hoping this is much better and successful, as there are a lot more Leaphorn, Chee novels waiting to be licensed.

And a highly recommend the Hillerman novels.

Cheers

I thought Episode 1 was very promising. The Native American ethos makes for some particularly compelling TV if it is done competently because the supernatural element seems
to be everywhere and yet nowhere. I find it intriguing. On the surface many of the native characters can seem familiar, but if you dig deeper into some of the spiritual beliefs it is
an entirely different and compelling universe.

Nice job on the casting, except I could do with a little more subtlety on the racist white guy FBI agents. That gets a tad boring the one thousandth time you see it.
 

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We're all caught up on Stranger Things and this show is still holding up strong.

My current, favorite show is "The Boys" and episodes from season 3 were recently dropped.
 

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I just watched Shoresy on Hulu. The spinoff of Letterkenny. I wasn't sold after the first couple episodes because Letterkenny is all about the collection of characters, not just one character. The new cast of characters started to grow on me though and the last four episodes were great. Hopefully they will come back for a second season.
 

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Severance. I'm not sure if this has already been said. I was hooked by the 1st episode. I'm now watching The Lazarus Project
 

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Wife and I got some time back last night so we used it to get caught up on season 3 of "The Boys." If you are not easily offended, this may be the best show on TV. But you've been warned: it is MESSED UP!!!
 

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I just watched Shoresy on Hulu. The spinoff of Letterkenny. I wasn't sold after the first couple episodes because Letterkenny is all about the collection of characters, not just one character. The new cast of characters started to grow on me though and the last four episodes were great. Hopefully they will come back for a second season.

Interesting.

My ex girlfriend loved Letterkenny. She suggested it to me me a few years ago quite cariingy not full on and was a bit worried about the effect of the mass amount of drinking may have held for me at a time she didn't understand much of my nature in relation to booze. But thankfully her clear vision and love does now.

I haven't watched Letterkenny yet will beginning this evening because as she illustrated it carries many principles worthy of reflection.

 

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Wife and I got some time back last night so we used it to get caught up on season 3 of "The Boys." If you are not easily offended, this may be the best show on TV. But you've been warned: it is MESSED UP!!!
Elizabeth Shue is innit???? Hmmmm...
 

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Elizabeth Shue is innit???? Hmmmm...
do it party hard GIF
 

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Just finished "Under the Banner of Heaven" on Hulu, really well done.

Religious and cult stuff fascinates me. I had read Jon Krakauer's book on which it was based and thought the series was, aside from being a show about a mysterious murder investigation, a pretty good primer on just how creepy and odd the Mormons take on life and religion can be, not that they have cornered the market on strange, obsessive (to me) behavior in the name of "Heavenly Father" AKA God.

Watching that came on the heels of a semi-related documentary recently released on Netflix called "Keep Sweet: Pray and Obey" which was a very well done inside look at the incredibly
bizarre and heinous Warren Jeffs' fundamentalist/polygamist cult. One particularly haunting thing about the series was that these folks shot a ton of film of their own kids doing
musical shows and singing in Church and so forth and it vividly shows a fully brainwashed culture who do not have the capability to reason for themselves. It shed light on a totalitarian
state, existing right here in these United States whose primary currency was, to put it bluntly, underaged pussy. It was a human cattle auction.

Creepy is an adjective which is somewhat subjective, but it's hard for me to imagine a guy who embodies creepiness more than Warren Jeffs. He discovered early in his life that
people were complete fools and all you had to do to get exactly what you wanted is to tell them that you talked directly to your good buddy God. And God wanted Fathers (Mothers don't get to have opinions in that cult) to give up their innocent, young Daughters to Jeffs' control so he could hand them out like party favors. And, astonishingly, they would do exactly that and
probably still do behind gated fences and closed doors.

Sickening? Sure, but it was memorable and expertly crafted. An engrossing train wreck.
 
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