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Freaks And Geeks: What episodes to watch & why

May 8, 2016 Eric Kohanik 0

WHAT IS Freaks And Geeks ABOUT? Who is in it? Where is Freaks And Geeks now? Why is it binge-worthy? Must-sees Most shocking episodes That line was so great A witty and clever ensemble comedy/drama series that revolves around a bunch of teenagers living in a fictional suburb of Detroit. Most of the series follows them as they struggle their way through adolescence and high school, generally falling into one of the two categories specified in the show’s title. Although produced in 1999, the series is set in 1980-81 – a time when hand-held calculators and 8-Track Tapes were practically […]

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The Wonder Years: What episodes to watch & why

April 27, 2016 Eric Kohanik 0

WHAT IS The Wonder Years ABOUT? Who is in it? Where is The Wonder Years now? Why is it binge-worthy? Must-sees Most shocking episodes That line was so great An enthralling and nostalgic retro comedy/drama series that revolves around a young kid named Kevin Arnold and the challenges he faces during his “Wonder Years” of growing up during the late 1960s and early 1970s. Original TV Home: ABC Number Of Seasons: 6 (1988-1993) Total Episodes / Time Table: 115 Episodes (approx. 23-24 minutes each) = approx. 58 hours. Viewing Strategy: You can complete the series in about a month by […]

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Why I Should Binge Watch – Friday Night Lights

April 25, 2016 Eric Kohanik 1

WHAT IS Friday Night Lights ABOUT? Who is in it? Where is Friday Night Lights now? Why is it binge-worthy? Must-sees Most shocking episodes That line was so great An absorbing drama series that revolves around the Dillon Panthers, a high-school football team based in the fictional town of Dillon, Texas. The series is based on a movie of the same name, which was inspired by a non-fiction book bearing a similar title. Kyle Chandler tops the cast as Eric Taylor, the Panthers’ new head coach, who faces a lot of emotional and moral dilemmas, both on and off the […]

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Why I Should Binge-Watch The Shield

February 1, 2016 Eric Kohanik 0

WHAT IS The Shield ABOUT? Who is in it? Where is The Shield now? Why is it binge-worthy? Must-sees Most shocking episodes That line was so great A gritty police drama set in Los Angeles, The Shield revolves around a group of detectives dedicated to battling gang activity in the fictional Farmington neighborhood of L.A. Michael Chiklis tops the cast of the series as an ethically compromised detective named Vic Mackey, who heads up the unit known as the Strike Team, which often relies on unethical, corrupt – and illegal – methods to nab bad guys. Original TV Home: FX […]

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Blasts From The Past: 10 TV Series From 1990 to Binge-Watch Now

January 27, 2016 Eric Kohanik 0

Some years are certainly more interesting than others when in comes to TV fare. And 1990 certainly had a number of memorable TV escapades, for better or worse. It didn’t seem right to shine a spotlight on a young Sandra Bullock’s ill-fated starring stint in a TV adaptation of Working Girl. Then again, that wasn’t as big a bomb as the one that executive producer Steven Bochco dropped when he combined a gritty police-procedural drama with almost-laughable musical numbers in a show called Cop Rock. While those may be amusing binge-watch exercises, there are plenty of others that are also […]

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Binge Watch: 13 most shocking episodes of The X-Files

January 4, 2016 Eric Kohanik 0

WHAT IS The X-Files ABOUT? Who is in it? Where is The X-Files now? Why is it binge-worthy? Must-sees Most shocking episodes That line was so great A captivating sci-fi/thriller/mystery series that revolves around two FBI special agents who investigate mysterious and bizarre cases of unusual activity. While one of them believes in the existence of extra-terrestrial beings and paranormal phenomena, the other is skeptical of that and puts more faith in scientific analysis and more rational explanations of each of the things they encounter. Many of the cases they tackle throughout the series don’t necessarily get solved by the […]

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Why I Should Binge-Watch Dexter

December 15, 2015 Eric Kohanik 0

WHAT IS Dexter ABOUT? Who is in it? Why is it binge-worthy? Must-sees That line was so great A dark, intense and often-twisted mystery/crime drama series inspired by Darkly Dreaming Dexter, the first in a series of novels by author Jeff Lindsay. The story revolves around a character named Dexter Morgan, a forensics expert and blood-splatter specialist who works for the Miami police department. Dexter is a twisted, psychologically damaged individual – and, as it turns out, a vigilante serial killer who metes out justice by tracking down and killing murderers or other heinous individuals who have managed to slip […]

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Why I Should Binge-Watch Weeds

October 30, 2015 Eric Kohanik 2

WHAT IS Weeds ABOUT? Who is in it? Where is Weeds now? Why is it binge-worthy? Must-sees Most shocking episodes That line was so great A quirky, dark crime comedy/drama that focuses on a suburban California mother who make ends meet after her husband’s death by selling marijuana to friends, neighbors and anyone else who comes along. Original TV Home: Showtime Number Of Seasons: 8 (August 2005 to September 2012) Total Episodes / Time Table: 102 (approx. 30 minutes each) = approx. 51 hours. Viewing Strategy: You can watch the entire series in 25 to 26 days by watching four […]

Dynasty ranks as one of the TV series from 1981 to binge watch again
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10 TV Series From 1981 To Binge-Watch Now

October 19, 2015 Eric Kohanik 0

OK, so you may have to search hard for some of these TV blasts from the past. But whether you watch them via DVD or catch them through some online streaming site, they are a collection of classic TV series from 1981 that are definitely worth binge-watching now: 1. Hill Street Blues (NBC, premiere: Jan. 15, 1981)  Let’s be careful out there! Hill Street Blues still ranks as one of the best police dramas ever made. Set in a fictional police station in an unnamed large city, the series boasted a solid ensemble cast led by Daniel J. Travanti as […]

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Why I Should Binge-Watch Deadwood

October 2, 2015 Eric Kohanik 0

WHAT IS Deadwood ABOUT? Who is in it? Where is Deadwood now? Why is it binge-worthy? Must-sees Most shocking episodes That line was so great A grimy and thoroughly compelling western drama that revolves around the gold prospectors and other people who inhabit the dusty mining camp of Deadwood, located in the Dakota Territory, during the 1870s. Original TV Home: HBO Number Of Seasons: 3 (March 2004 to August 2006) Total Episodes / Time Table: 36 (approx. 48 to 60 minutes each) = approx. 36 hours. Viewing Strategy: You can watch the entire series in less than two weeks by […]

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