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Why I Should Binge-Watch The Tudors

WHAT IS The Tudors ABOUT? Who is in it? Where is The Tudors now? Why is it binge-worthy? Must-sees Most shocking episodes That line was so great A period drama and historical fiction series that centers around the not so real-life King Henry the VIII of England. Much of the series focuses on Henry’s six wives and his desperation for a male heir. Although this is a fictional representation of the life and time of the Tudor monarchy, there is mostly truth with some small changes to make the story move along better or create better drama. The names and places […]

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Why I Should Binge-Watch Band of Brothers

WHAT IS BAND OF BROTHERS ABOUT? Who is in it? Where is Band of Brothers now? Why is it binge-worthy? Must-sees Most shocking episodes That line was so great A gritty, intense and emotion-filled war drama based on historian Stephen E. Ambrose’s 1992 book of the same name. Set during the Second World War, the miniseries tells the true story of Easy Company, the 2nd Battalion of the 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment of the 101st Airborne Division of the U.S. Army. The production chronicles the assorted exploits of the unit, from jump training on through to the end of the […]

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Why I Should Binge-Watch Ally McBeal

WHAT IS Ally McBeal ABOUT? Who is in it? Where is Ally McBeal now? Why is it binge-worthy? Must-sees Most shocking episodes That line was so great A quirky comedy/drama centered around a young, single female lawyer who wages many professional battles while also trying to sort out her personal life as she searches for love and the perfect guy. Original TV Home: FOX Number Of Seasons: 5 (September 1997 to May 2002) Total Episodes / Time Table: 111 (approx. 42 to 45 minutes each, plus one 84-minute episode) = approx. 84 hours. Viewing Strategy: Each season had 21 to […]

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Why I Should Binge-Watch Rectify

WHAT IS RECTIFY ABOUT? Who is in it? Where is Rectify now? Why is it binge-worthy? Must-sees Most shocking episodes That line was so great A complex drama that revolves around a convict named Daniel Holden who is struggling to adjust to life back in the outside world after spending 19 years on death row for the rape and murder of his teenage girlfriend. Released after DNA evidence showed he had nothing to do with the rape, he faces mixed loyalties from his family and the distrust of others in his small hometown of Paulie, Georgia. Original TV Home: Sundance […]

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Why I Should Binge-Watch Scrotal Recall

WHAT IS SCROTAL RECALL ABOUT? Who is in it? Where is Scrotal Recall now? Why is it binge-worthy? Must-sees That line was so great Scrotal Recall is a British situation comedy that follows Dylan, a young man just diagnosed with chlamydia. He must contact all of his previous sexual partners to notify them he has the disease. Rather than sending the standard postcard provided from his doctor’s office, Dylan decides to personally contact all his partners from the past 11 years. Original TV Home: Britain’s Channel 4, Netflix Original Number Of Seasons: 1 Season (2014) Total Episodes/Time Table: 6 episodes […]

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Why I Should Binge-Watch The Sopranos

WHAT IS The Sopranos ABOUT? A gripping crime-drama series that centers around a troubled Italian-American mobster in New Jersey and his often-tumultuous relationships with a colorful array of family members — both personal and professional – who surround him as he struggles to balance his home life with his dealings in organized crime. Who is in it? Where is The Sopranos now? Why is it binge-worthy? Must-sees That line was so great Original TV Home: HBO Number Of Seasons: 6 (January 1999 – June 2007) Total Episodes / Time Table: 86 Episodes (43 to 75 minutes each) = approx. 86 […]

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Seven reasons to binge-watch TV shows

You might subscribe to a streaming service like Netflix, Hulu or Amazon. Or you might rely on ad-supported venues like Crackle or the online streaming sites of individual broadcast and cable networks. Or you might just opt to watch TV shows via iTunes, DVD, Blu-ray … or even off-the-air recordings you set up on your DVR. In any case, if you watch three or more episodes of a TV series during one sitting, the TV world classifies you as a binge-watcher. If you don’t binge-watch, you probably should get into it because it’s a great way to enjoy TV shows. […]

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Why I Should Binge-Watch Six Feet Under

WHAT IS SIX FEET UNDER ABOUT? A deliciously dark comedy/drama about life, death and personal relationships, all built around a funeral home in Los Angeles that is owned and operated by one highly dysfunctional family. Who is in it? Where is Six Feet Under now? Why is it binge-worthy? Must-sees Most shocking episodes That line was so great Original TV Home: HBO Number Of Seasons: 5 (2001-2005) Total Episodes / Time Table: 62 Episodes (approx. 45 to 60 minutes each) + Series Finale (72 minutes) = approx. 63 hours  Viewing Strategy: Seasons 1 to 3 each had 13 episodes. Seasons […]

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Why I Should Binge-Watch Top of the Lake

WHAT IS TOP OF THE LAKE ABOUT? Who is in it? Where is Top of the Lake now? Why is it binge-worthy? Must-sees Most shocking episodes That line was so great Elisabeth Moss (“Peggy” from Mad Men) is Detective Robin Griffin, who investigates the disappearance of a 12-year-old pregnant girl in a small New Zealand town that is the home of an organized crime ring and a cult. Original TV Home: BBC Two, SundanceTV Number Of Seasons: 1 (2013) Total Episodes/Time Table: Seven 50-minute episodes Viewing Strategy: It’s important to finish this series as fast as you can. There are […]

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Why I Should Binge-Watch The Fall

WHAT IS THE FALL ABOUT? Who is in it? Where is The Fall now? Why is it binge-worthy? Must-sees Most shocking episodes Bottom Line Based in Northern Ireland, The Fall is a steamy psychological crime drama that chronicles a serial killer’s double life and a police detective’s pursuit to bring him to justice. Original TV Home: BBC Two Number Of Seasons: 3 (2013-2015) Total Episodes / Time Table: Season 1: five 60-minute episodes Season 2: five 60-minute episodes; season finale is 90 minutes Season 3: in production Viewing Strategy: Watch the first season in one day or over a weekend. […]