How can you not love a TV series where the most together character in the room is a chimpanzee that can talk.
I recommend the Netflix series The Umbrella Academy, and I hope Netflix does not do to this what they did to the Marvel shows they recently created, which was to sell them to a different pay to stream network that I do not subscribe to.
The Umbrella Academy is based on a set of graphic novels. There are multiple versions, but this is a suggested in-order set to look at if it interests you.
Number 1: The Apocalypse Suite, which includes numbers 1 through 5,thought this volume goes through number 6 and has other material in it:
The Umbrella Academy, Vol. 1
Number 2: Dallas. Yes, there is a Kennedy connection.
The Umbrella Academy: Dallas
Number 3: Hotel Oblivion.
The Umbrella Academy Volume 3: Hotel Oblivion
Lost in space is a brilliant idea that has been done twice, both times deeply flawed, but it still remains a great idea.
The reason this is a great idea is because it places a group of people with sufficient internal conflict to be in a story, in a context where the writers can do pretty much anything they want. Star Trek, of course, did the same thing, with their voyage to wherever the writers imagine scenario. Continue reading Lost in Space
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“Dr. who?” you might ask. And that would be funny.
I am not an expert on the old Dr Who’s by any means, but it has come to my attention that a lot of people are unaware of the recent addition of Dr. Who shows on Netflix, even though I did post something about this on my facebook page. Try to keep up, people.
Here is the specially designed Netflix page which provides many of the important details.
And here is a cool blog post I found that covers the larger issue of access to all/many of the Dr. Who episodes.
So there you go.
Do you have a Roku with which you watch Netflix? Do you watch Netflix on a Mac? If so, you are using either the Linux operating system or a closely related “Nix” operating system. (Mac’s run on a form of OS that is the same basic system as Linux)
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