Netflix’s current business model seems to be to throw enormous amounts of money at anything and everything and see what sticks. A lot of their original series are outstanding, but most of their movies fall short. Today we’ll be talking about what exactly a Netflix original is, and what we think YOU should be watching.
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3:00 – What We’re Watching: Turn Up Charlie, The OA, Bohemian Rhapsody, The Dirt, Triple Frontier, AP Bio, The Gifted, After Life.
Stinger Topic of the Week: What to Watch on Netflix
20:28 – In this episode, Shannon and Fadra talk a bit about the history of Netflix, what makes a “Netflix Original,” and the Netflix original series that YOU should be watching. Recommendations include:
- Stranger Things
- Black Mirror
- The OA
- After Life
- Russian Doll
- Daredevil / Jessica Jones
- Making a Murderer
- The Keepers
- Lost in Space
- Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt (the first couple seasons anyway)
- Umbrella Academy
- Alias Grace
Note: We both forgot to mention The Haunting of Hill House, which makes both our lists!
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