It's an often thrilling, sometimes complicated watch that treads the line between serious sci-fi and accessible entertainment perfectly. Plus, you'll be inspired to never eat dinner out again so you can just stay in, make a romantic meal, and feed each other as you watch Gordon Ramsey swear at some crazy restauranteurs. . But you don't have to have seen every single one of them to know that Benedict Cumberbatch, as the consulting detective, and Martin Freeman as his trusty sidekick Dr. Black Mirror is best described as a modern day Twilight Zone.
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The show has been praised by critics, and you can find out why by streaming the first four seasons on Netflix. Show reunited for this small dose of hilarity, replete with the absurdity, creativity, and genre-bending that made viewers love them so much so many years ago. Brilliantly crafted, the show is technically designed as an anthology series though there are connections between each of its three—and hopefully counting—seasons. But then again, you never know. Stranger Things Metacritic score: Season 1: ; Season 2: Stream on Look, if you didn't watch this one last summer like the rest of us, stop procrastinating. Oh, and so you guys listen to it on repeat while you're driving around looking for the Riggins boys. This new offering from Netflix will probably be right up your alley.
Peggy discovers that Â isn't as clean-cut as she thinks. Just give one a show. As a Marvel fan, it's also great to see Agent Coulson back at it. But once you're hooked, you're hooked. Also see our article In the era of streaming television, no single platform has offered an easier way to watch your favorite shows —including exclusive properties—than Netflix. Loosely inspired by Compaq's , Halt and Catch Fire delivers with complex character relationships and top-notch acting shout-out to the always-underrated Toby Huss. Who could ask for anything more.