It’s the 10th of the month and that means a group of us are linking up at Shimelle.com and sharing a list of ten things.
I’ve been spending a lot of time at home these last few weeks (unpacking and organizing my new place) and watching a lot of TV for company. Kind of unusual for me. I have my favorite shows that I record on the DVR and watch when I can, but other than a cable news station updating me on politics and what else is going on in the world, I don’t watch a much TV.
But then Netflix came along.
The movies are great too, but I really love to watch TV shows I missed the first time around. This month, I’m sharing some of the TV shows that are getting a 2nd chance thanks to Netflix streaming.
1. Burn Notice
Oh, how I love Michael Westen! Burned CIA agent unravels the mystery of why he was burned and solves crimes in Miami with his buddy and ex-girlfriend. I’m caught up on all seasons so I can watch new episodes that start next week!
2. The Glades
Homicide detective Jim Longworth solves murder cases in southern Florida. Lot’s of witty back and forth with the medical examiner Carlos and love interest nurse Callie.
3. McLeod’s Daughters
Another thing I love about Netflix? Shows and movies from Britain and Australia! This show is from down under. Long lost sisters are reunited after their father dies and team up to run the family ranch. Love a show with strong women as the lead characters.
4. In Plain Sight
This one is about the US Marshall Service and the witness protection program. It’s a good mix between the witnesses they are protecting and the main character’s personal life.
Con man (with gorgeous blue eyes) turned FBI consultant to get out of jail. Lots of secrets and past story lines unfolding as they catch the bad guys.
I’ve only watched a few episodes and it’s already gotten strange. Other than a plane crash on an island, I’m not sure exactly what’s going on. But from what I understand, things aren’t going to clear up much as the series continues. It’s still compelling to watch.
Comedy about a guy who pretends to be psychic and helps the police solve crimes with his straight laced detective agency partner and best friend. The comedy is a bit exaggerated and unrealistic, but it’s entertaining nonetheless.
8. That 70’s Show
This one takes place in the 70’s but is so applicable today. It focuses on teenagers — which is probably what turned me off when it was orginally on TV — but it’s more about family dynamics and friendship. Always good for a laugh or two.
9. MI-5 (Spooks)
Another import. A British TV show about the spies of MI-5 (akin to the USA’s CIA). Very serious and dark, but really interesting.
10. Covert Affairs
Unfortunately, this one is not available instantly, but I have been getting the discs. It’s about CIA, espionage, with some treachery and romance thrown in. It’s not as edgy as Alias, but it’s pretty good.
Do you give TV shows a second chance on Netflix?
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