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^She's a little bit out there... but you'd be missing out. Season 2 is pretty good.
We just finished Season 2 this past weekend. I'd agree overall it was pretty good. But to echo @snickerd3 , there was that one guy in Season 2 (Chris? the older gentleman) who refused to actually follow the "theme" for every challenge and instead made pieces based on his interpretation of the interpretation of the theme. Granted, he did some amazing things but there were a few challenges where my wife and I sat there like "he didn't really even do what they asked, there's no way he moves on". Yet, he did.

But, again I guess I just don't understand "art"....

Also finished Queens Gambit. Definitely enjoyed. Started NightStalker as well. Few episodes in now and it's enjoyable...a bit morbid, but enjoyable.
 

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We started “The Expanse” on Amazon Prime last night, based on a recommendation from a good friend. We watched two episodes, and it was pretty good. There are 5 seasons and it’s still going as far as I could tell, so there’s much to watch. However, I think Mr. Leggo will see a lot more episodes than I will, because of my work and study schedule. I really should have been working or studying last night when I watched the two episodes, but did go to bed right afterwards.

Anyway, it’s a sci-fi show that takes place in outer space, a few hundred years in the future. Apparently Mars (a military planet) and Earth are on the brink of war, and water and air are extremely scarce. Then the Belters are seen as the scum of the world, but do all of the hardest, most intense work out on the asteroid belt. That’s as much as I got from the first two episodes.
 

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mr snick watched that...I didn't sit through it all though. Good at the beginning towards the end of the seasons it was like any show, probably should have ended a lot sooner than it did.
 

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mr snick watched that...I didn't sit through it all though. Good at the beginning towards the end of the seasons it was like any show, probably should have ended a lot sooner than it did.
Good to know. Now setting expectations accordingly.
 

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We started “The Expanse” on Amazon Prime last night, based on a recommendation from a good friend. We watched two episodes, and it was pretty good. There are 5 seasons and it’s still going as far as I could tell, so there’s much to watch. However, I think Mr. Leggo will see a lot more episodes than I will, because of my work and study schedule. I really should have been working or studying last night when I watched the two episodes, but did go to bed right afterwards.

Anyway, it’s a sci-fi show that takes place in outer space, a few hundred years in the future. Apparently Mars (a military planet) and Earth are on the brink of war, and water and air are extremely scarce. Then the Belters are seen as the scum of the world, but do all of the hardest, most intense work out on the asteroid belt. That’s as much as I got from the first two episodes.
I watched the first 3 seasons and was blown away on how good it was.

Just like Snick said, they should have ended it way sooner. I got about 3 episodes in season 4 and just stopped watching it.
 

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So we've been sticking with "Big Sky". There are some bits that are a little ridiculous, but overall it's been pretty good. Apparently last night's episode was the last until April, almost like a season 1. I know the wife said it's based on a series of three books so maybe each chunk of episodes goes with a book. I will say, the end of the last episode was about as shocking as the end of the first episode.
 

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Ive enjoyed Big Sky as well (Havent seen last nights yet)

I broke down and got a month of netlflix to finish out Cobra kai - really its still the best thing on TV - But I do hope they kill off Daniel Lurrusso's charcater in the next season! He is the F'n worst...
 

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Finished watching the first season of Firefly Lane. I enjoyed it, but I am debating reading the book series (it's 3 books, so I'm assuming 3 series). They did a lot of flashbacks/flashforwards, but it was handled very well and I was never like "what the f is going on here."

Also finished watching the mini-series on the Cecil Hotel and the Night Stalker (one just naturally led into the other). Both were...good? But I wasn't really sucked into it.

Might just rewatch Bridgerton for the eight time (I like it because there is no yelling, the music is nice, and it's good background music), but there are a couple of foreign series I want to get back into. Like 'Home for Christmas' and finally finish 'Better than Us'. For some reason, Netflix keeps pushing my foreign films/series on my list down and then I can't find series that I know I added. Also might look into the Designated Survivor South Korean remake...
 

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We got sucked into that Cecil Hotel show and I really thought it was pretty shity of netflix to basically create a mini -series for what ended up being just a horrible situation about a woman with mental issues. I hope they gave her family some money
 

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We got sucked into that Cecil Hotel show and I really thought it was pretty shity of netflix to basically create a mini -series for what ended up being just a horrible situation about a woman with mental issues. I hope they gave her family some money
Yeah, I knew the background on the case, and I was a little disappointed that they dragged it out as long as they did and gave a spotlight to all the conspiracy theories (versus the actual police forces that were involved, and the hotel manager who was like 'everyone was attacking us, but we were doing what the were telling us to do'). It was sad and I'm wondering why her family would have participated/allowed it to go through, since they weren't interviewed/included in the documentary at all, which makes me feel like they were not involved.
 

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Also finished watching the mini-series on the Cecil Hotel and the Night Stalker (one just naturally led into the other). Both were...good? But I wasn't really sucked into it.
Wife and I started watching the Cecil Hotel one, but still haven't finished it. Not sure why it was a series. Just seems like they dragged out all the same-ol'-stuff that's been revealed before on other mystery shows. After hearing about what a shitty area it is in and what a crap hole it is, I just figured she was sampling some of the wares and was on a bad trip.
 

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My wife and I also watched the Crime Scene at the Cecil Hotel. I thought it was really intriguing with all of these bizarre circumstances and conspiracies until the 4th episode when they actually started explaining the case and what the factual evidence found was. Trying not to spoil anything, but I guess that's kind of been done. I do wonder if the family was involved in this at all. Maybe they thought her story was important to share because of the lack of understanding and support for those with mental disorders.

And then we started Schitt's Creek after hearing so much about it on Saturday Night Live and the Golden Globes recently. We are only three episodes in but it seems like a funny sitcom.
 

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We watched Zathura on Netflix last night. It's an older (2005) movie directed by Jon Favreau, and I thought it was quite good! It's definitely a family movie; Mr. Leggo enjoyed it as well (his go-to movie is a super hero movie). It's basically about two brothers who discover a board game that sends them into outer space, where they have to navigate through a LOT of crazy stuff. It was kind of reminiscent of the original Jumanji, what with the board game coming to life aspect of it. Pretty good video graphics, better than I was expecting!

I recommend it!
 

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Watched the first episode of Don't trust that B**** in Apartment 23. Nver watched Dawson's creek, but The dude from Dawson's creek is in it, playing a character that is the Dawson creek actor that can't get away from crazy fan girls. Weird is the only way I can describe it. I need to watch another episode.
 

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So, Saturday night there wasn't a whole lot on so we had on channel 5 because the wife like "The Voice" and they've been showing hour long versions of previous episodes of Saturday Night Live before the regular SNT comes on at 11:30. In between they replayed the 1st episode of "Debris". Junk from a wrecked UFO drifting through space ands up falling to Earth and weirdness ensues. It was good enough to keep both me and the wife off our iPads so it must have been pretty good. Keeping my fingers crossed that it doesn't go stupid.
 

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It’s not a recent release, but we recently watched “East Side Sushi” on Netflix. It’s another food movie, and Mr. Leggo’s and my opinions are starting to be that we will always enjoy food movies, because even if the rest of the movie is crappy, at least we’ll get to look at really good looking food!

Anyway, “East Side Sushi” was very good! It’s about a young Mexican-American woman who wants to become a sushi chef. We thoroughly enjoyed it. I recommend it!
 

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I feel cheated. I've been seeing the previews for the new "The Falcon and the Winter Soldier" and I could have sworn it was being advertised as a movie, but it's another mini-series ala "WandaVision". Now it's waiting a week between episodes again. First episode was a little slow, but I kind of expected that because they have to kind of establish where and when everyone is in Marvel World.
 

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I finally started watching Cobra Kai. Definitely high on the cheese factor, but not bad. I couldn't stand Ralph Macchio even as a kid, and I really can't stand him as an adult. Team Johnny Lawrence all the way.
 
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