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faerywings
05-19-2020, 07:04 AM
We are starting to run out of TV shows. We seemed to have more on the DVR or lined up to stream than we had time to watch. And now, it seems like we are finishing up all of that and so many are in limbo.

We have Hulu, Netflix, and Amazon Prime. Since we don't ever go to movies or out to eat (even before COVID we were total homebodies :D ), our "entertainment" budget is for streaming services.
Some of what we are/have watched recently-
Bosch
Scandal
Homeland
Homecoming

(what else, totally drawing a blank!)

What We Do in the Shadows (we watched Season 1 three times, it is that hysterical!)
Upload

So that is a sample of what we are watching now.
What is on your DVR/Streaming Queue?

zanthia
05-24-2020, 01:44 AM
since we are no longer able to go to movies ( that was our entertainment as had AMC movie pass) , we got netflix.

currently watching White lines
recently watched Hollywood, Tiger King, Dead to me, Sabrina, Messiah, Ozark, You and other stuff.

i also watched as hubby had no interest Anne with an E and virgin river.

on network tv, last nite finished how to get away with murder - what a final episode. next up is the second half of this season of blacklist along with New Amsterdam.

still havent watched this season of greys anatomy so will do that on netflix ( never recorded it as last suumer watched on netflix and liked it commercial free )

typically do get netflix just for a couple of months during the summer.

if you cant tell i watch way too much tv

faerywings
05-24-2020, 06:41 AM
We watch way too much TV too-
We also watched Messiah, Ozark, and currently on Season 2 of Dead to me. Yup, also finished HTGAWM, and we were 3 episodes away from finishing Scandal when it was removed from Netflix. :frusty:

How is New Amsterdam?

Anyone watch Killing Eve? Seasons 1-2 are on Hulu...

VickiStegall
05-24-2020, 09:21 PM
I found Dead to Me season one really stressful to watch. How is season 2?


I'm finding my tolerance for suspense, drama, etc to be really, really low right now so I'm watching a lot of food tv which is doing really bad things for my diet....

faerywings
05-25-2020, 07:41 AM
We watched Episode Two of Dead to Me, it is twisty and turn-y, so might not be a good fit.

I cannot recommend What We Do in the Shadows enough if you like over the top, goofy comedies. It is not your typical vampire show. I don't think we watch very much "light" TV. Other than that one, the big recs that I have are 30 Rock, Parks and Rec, Always Sunny in Philadelphia.

taxed4ever
05-25-2020, 09:52 AM
We have been watching Ray Donovan and now on season 3. We try to find some good Movies on the weekends to watch we watched Wayco last week and really enjoyed that. Also like to watch Ozark, and a few others. DH and I are usually tuckered out by the end of the day and usually fall asleep to most of the shows LOL.

VickiStegall
05-25-2020, 12:22 PM
I'm currently binging The Big Flower Fight on Netflix and loving it. It's just the lighthearted artsy thing my soul needs right now.


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scribler
05-25-2020, 08:32 PM
I found out last night that Avatar: The Last Airbender is back streaming on Netflix. It hasn't been available for streaming in the US for quite awhile, so I highly recommend giving it a watch now. I cannot recommend the show more highly. (If you saw the Last Airbender movie, please don't hold it against the TV show. It was an abomination that thanks to Lake Laogai no longer exists. (Which you will understand after watching the show.))

faerywings
05-26-2020, 07:07 AM
Vicki- that sounds like a fun reality show :)
Cindy- I watched that show with my kids a few times when they were younger, Scott's girlfriend bought him some DVDs a while ago, but I know that they are going to watch it on Netflix again too

Madi
05-26-2020, 04:02 PM
we just finished that flower show, it is great! so much creativity!
Those shows are so easy to watch, and more important, you can easily turn it off.


I just got 'killing eve' S1&2 from the library, on DVD!
our library reopend this week. looking forward to watching that.

faerywings
05-27-2020, 06:52 AM
Diane, please let me know what you think about Killing Eve, we haven't started it yet but probably soon.
And we were happy to see that the final season of Scandal in on Hulu now, so we will actually be able to finish it :p

scribler
05-27-2020, 09:42 AM
I watched the first few seasons of Scandal. Then it started feel like they were just repeating the same story line over and over, so I gave up on it.

zanthia
05-28-2020, 11:24 AM
killing eve is really good, haven't watched current season yet though

VickiStegall
05-28-2020, 07:16 PM
we just finished that flower show, it is great! so much creativity!
Those shows are so easy to watch, and more important, you can easily turn it off.



That's what I love about it!


I just started this one:


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Danesa
05-31-2020, 06:21 PM
Ok...so I know I am the only living person on earth that had not watched The Walking Dead. I binged watched seasons 1-9 this past week. OMG! Why have I not seen it until now? I never knew I like movies like this. I've sheltered myself far too long! :) I was sad when I watched the last episode. :(

I've finished Bosch and Sweet Magnolias. I watched UPLOAD for some lightness in my TV land of late.

Just started the Big Flower Fight, The 100 and some old movies on YouTube.

I've been in bed a couple weeks so I've had lots of tube-time. Today, I think I am alive in the world again and back to creating. It feels good. I still have the TV on while I'm
playing in digi-world! :)

VickiStegall
05-31-2020, 06:51 PM
Welcome back to the world, Danesa, such as it is...


We watch the Walking Dead and Fear the Walking Dead, so you've got another one if you want it :)


How is UPLOAD? I've been considering it.

scribler
05-31-2020, 08:13 PM
You are not the only one to not have watched The Walking Dead. I haven't seen a single episode.

Danesa
05-31-2020, 09:42 PM
Cindy - oh yay, I'm glad I wasn't the only one! :) (I really didn't think I would enjoy it but it surprised me with all the twists & turns...haha)

Vicki - I'm glad I stuck with UPLOAD. I almost didn't finish the first episode but toward the end of it I saw a peek of substance appear. :) Some clever scenes & I like the relationship that evolves between Nora & Nathan. Unrealistic...yes. Entertaining...yes (more than I thought it could be.) If you do nothing else....watch the first episode at least until the bathroom scene. I laughed so hard at the expression of the bathroom attendant. haha I thought I was watching The Office again. :)

VickiStegall
06-01-2020, 08:49 PM
Cindy - oh yay, I'm glad I wasn't the only one! :) (I really didn't think I would enjoy it but it surprised me with all the twists & turns...haha)

Vicki - I'm glad I stuck with UPLOAD. I almost didn't finish the first episode but toward the end of it I saw a peek of substance appear. :) Some clever scenes & I like the relationship that evolves between Nora & Nathan. Unrealistic...yes. Entertaining...yes (more than I thought it could be.) If you do nothing else....watch the first episode at least until the bathroom scene. I laughed so hard at the expression of the bathroom attendant. haha I thought I was watching The Office again. :)


Awesome! I'll definitely check it out. I could use some more UNreality...

faerywings
06-02-2020, 08:02 AM
Awesome! I'll definitely check it out. I could use some more UNreality...
Ain't that the truth~!!!!

I have watched TWD and FTWD since the beginning. I am still waiting on that last episode of the season to be released.

UPLOAD is cute, and light-- but with a little bit of some twists at the end.

Anyone watching Tales from the Loop on Amazon? It looked interesting from the trailer but we are halfway in and it only makes me sort of sad.

How is Hannibal? That is coming to Netflix this month.

VickiStegall
06-02-2020, 06:51 PM
Hey Chris,
What ever happened to that psuedo-vampire show set in Colorado that we talked about last year? Did it get cancelled? What was the name of it? Do you remember?

faerywings
06-03-2020, 07:58 AM
The Passage- it finished up Season One but I am not if it was going to end there or not.

Madi
06-03-2020, 08:58 AM
Diane, please let me know what you think about Killing Eve, we haven't started it yet but probably soon.
And we were happy to see that the final season of Scandal in on Hulu now, so we will actually be able to finish it :p

we just finished 2 seasons of Killing Eve,
I loved it, lots of killing, brutal murders etc. but also humour.
my husband wanted to quit half way season 2. He is more critical as to what happens. says is it unbelievable.
I just enjoy what I see.
Season 3 starts on TV here in 2 weeks, so looking forward to that!

VickiStegall
06-04-2020, 07:37 PM
YES, that's it Chris! Thank you.


And, Diane, that's so funny! My hubby is the same way. He cannot suspend disbelief at all!

zanthia
06-08-2020, 03:03 PM
just finished season 3 of killing eve

Madi
06-08-2020, 03:12 PM
just finished season 3 of killing eve
season 3 will be on tv from June 14th here,
and only 1 episode a week!
So I have to be patient!

VickiStegall
06-08-2020, 04:29 PM
I'm so spoiled with streaming now that waiting from week to week really bugs me now! I will now DVR shows and then binge them every few weeks.

faerywings
06-09-2020, 06:54 AM
We started Killing Eve Season One a couple of nights ago- already hooked!

VickiStegall
06-11-2020, 09:13 PM
Oh, y'all, I just watched The Greatest Showman. Have you seen it? it was WONDERFUL! I NEEDED that right now.

faerywings
06-12-2020, 06:38 AM
What is it about and where did you watch?

VickiStegall
06-12-2020, 09:46 AM
It's about PT Barnum and it's a musical (but a really good musical lol) no clue how "true" it is, but oh man it was just magical. I watched it on FX but that's just because we use Sling for our tv and they have this section of "hit movies" and it was one of the choices. It was a pretty big movie so I think it might be available on other things.



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zanthia
06-15-2020, 02:49 PM
loved that movie

zanthia
06-15-2020, 02:52 PM
anyone watch dark on netflix - its german. seems that the us version is dubbed but one review i saw said that you should change it back to subtitles as american voices are not in synch and not the best voice acting. so if you saw it how did you watch it

seniorgal
06-15-2020, 03:06 PM
Anyone watch Good Dog on Hulu? Got stress?

I just signed up for Hulu and could use some suggestions for good shows. I like the old fashioned kind that are mild and good, comic or romance. I can't seem to find too much
I like so far.

VickiStegall
06-15-2020, 06:30 PM
Zanthia, I haven't heard of Dark but will check it out



Barbara I haven't spent much time on hulu, but will try to check out Good Dog and anything else that fits that.

seniorgal
06-15-2020, 06:54 PM
It's not the type of movie I usually watch and wouldn't watch others like it. It's a horror thing but just came out on Hulu and I gave it a try. It is staying with me. Eck.

VickiStegall
06-15-2020, 07:52 PM
Oh gosh, I can't do horror! I might need to skip that one lol

faerywings
06-16-2020, 06:29 AM
We have been watching Homeland and Killing Eve on Hulu.
30 Rock and The Mindy Project are on it too. I can't seem to reach that far back into my brain to think of what else we watch...

zanthia
06-17-2020, 12:54 AM
on hulu I would highly recommend handmaids tale

some other good originals there are
11.22.63
The Act
Veronica Mars ( original season for hulu )

these 2 are new and havent seen them yet but i want to
Little Fires Everywhere
The Great

for movie hulu has last years best picture winner Parasite ( made history as first foreign film to win best picture )hubby who does not like subtitles even liked it.

zanthia
06-17-2020, 12:58 AM
greatest showman is fabulous - its a musical starring hugh jackman

it is not horror

faerywings
06-17-2020, 06:49 AM
Def. recommend The Handmaid's Tale. I really liked Little Fires, my husband not as much.
That also reminds me that Scandal has moved from Netflix to Hulu too if you like political drama (unlike what we are living in reality!LOL)

seniorgal
06-17-2020, 07:01 AM
My Hulu is not working. The movie I select doesn't play and I just get a black screen. I can get movies from other sites.

VickiStegall
06-17-2020, 10:26 PM
Barbara, I would contact them and see if they can tell you how to fix that! That's not good.


I liked Handmaid's Tale but wow, I don't think I could handle it right now lol

janedee
06-18-2020, 12:06 AM
We've been watching a Spanish series Money Heist (4 seasons). Its dubbed but the voices are good and the plot is awesome!

I've also watched a few episodes of The Man in the High Castle (dystopian) and The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel (hilarious).

faerywings
06-18-2020, 06:39 AM
Yeah, Handmaid's Tale was very intense, even a couple of years ago, can't imagine now!

Jane, hubby and I watched a couple of episodes of Mrs. Maisel when it first came out and we weren't hooked. Is it something that needs a few more times to really get into it? I know so many people who love it.

VickiStegall
06-18-2020, 08:27 PM
Mrs Maisel definitely took a few episodes for me to get into. I ended up loving it and couldn't wait for season two. But, I still haven't even started season 2 yet now...

janedee
06-19-2020, 11:32 PM
It definitely took a few episodes to get into it Chris. Its not a show i can binge watch - more an episode here or there.

faerywings
06-20-2020, 07:07 AM
Vicki and Jane- thanks, maybe we will give it another shot. We are running out of shows. :madgrin:

seniorgal
06-20-2020, 11:14 AM
Has anyone tried Hoopla. I got it free from my library and you may be able to also.
It has wonderful mild movies like:
Shall we Dance with Richard Gere
Enchanted April (my favorite movie of all time)
The Magic of Belle Isle with Morgan Freeman
and many others.

VickiStegall
06-20-2020, 11:53 AM
I just signed up for Hoopla through my local library. Super cool! Thanks Barbara!


Now, I just need to figure out how to add the app to fireTV.


edited to add, it was super easy to add to firetv - just used the microphone button on the remote to say hoopla and it will pull up hoopla digital for you. You download, open, press next and it pops up a code. Go to https://www.hoopladigital.com/link and type in that code and you are ready to go!



Now I need to see if I can use that to get books on my kindle like I do with overdrive :)