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b_b  ·  2936 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: What are your favorite lesser-known televised comedies and dramas?

Drama: Top of the Lake. It's on Netflix. From New Zealand. Check it out.





Nuhaus  ·  2936 days ago  ·  link  ·  

Just started watching the first episode. At first I thought I was supposed to empathize with the old guy (Matt) but hell no. The girl playing Tui (Jacqueline Joe) is very good and making it hard to watch. Had to take a break halfway through.

briandmyers  ·  2936 days ago  ·  link  ·  

Wife likes this a lot. I haven't seen it yet.

insomniasexx  ·  2936 days ago  ·  link  ·  

Holy shit! I just started watching that last week. I've only seen the first episode but I really really like it.

Have you seen AMC's The Killing? I watched season 1 of that and loved it. They have similar feels to them. I'm so behind on TV in general.

I need a full weekend of nothing but lounging and tv ASAP.

b_b  ·  2936 days ago  ·  link  ·  

The Killing season 1 and 2 are amazing. It was cancelled after season 2, but then picked up again after people threw a fit. Then season 3 was only ok, and it was cancelled again. I was upset the first time it was cancelled, but I don't care as much this time around.

dONK  ·  2936 days ago  ·  link  ·  

I've literally never heard of this. Thanks!

b_b  ·  2936 days ago  ·  link  ·  

It's pretty dark and heavy. Wonderfully acted and looks beautiful, too. Highly recommend.