By Melissa Burnham
Shameless is a remake of the British Comedy show. It amusingly showcases the adventure of a neglectful Frank Gallagher and his 6 children. Hilariously highlighting the working class and the effects of Alcoholism on family, the show is certainly binge-worthy.
"It is one of the best decisions I've made in a while, but one of the worst decisions for my productivity.”
Stand Alone Dramas
Black Mirror is a satirical investigation of how modern technology controls our life and influences our society. A modern adaptation of the incredibly successful Twilight Zone, a collection of similar films from the 1960s. The episodes presented the anxiety about the modern world though horror-like binoculars, Black Mirror will tap into fears you never knew you had.
"It is mind altering - basically.”
House of Cards
The Netflix Original follows the riveting fictional story of the ambitious U.S. Rep. Francis Underwood and his wife as they climb the ladders of United States Politics. The show dramatically uncovers the many means of political corruption. Find yourself blanching at the lengths he's willing to go to secure his power.
“Incredibly interesting and cool, the characters are so well developed and deep. It leaves you clinging to the edge of your seat, always wondering what will happen next.”
Parks and Recreation
A lighthearted kooky tale about the driven and good-intentioned Leslie Knope. Laugh along as she commands the Parks and Recreation department of her town, a dysfunctional group full of amusing and odd characters. Admire her driven personality and roll your eyes at her over the top eagerness.
“While watching the show you develop an emotional connection to the characters, you can see bits and pieces of their quirky emotions in everyone you know.”
The classic hilarious tale of 5 friends, as they follow and fail at their dreams in New York City. Laugh along as they make mistakes in their love life, and in their careers. Feel like a friend as you learn their inside jokes and predict their goofy adventures.
The Get Down
The Get Down follows Baz Luhrmann and his collaborators as they create revolutionarily successful music. It’s set in New York City when Disco is dying down and Hip Hop begins it’s rise. Flash back from 1996 to 1977, following the story of the rising to fame Luhrman.
"It's a cool show about music, like if you're a big improv fan you'll love it, or if you watch empire, you'll really like it." - Kadin Smith