The OA

THE OA

HeatherDavidAdam and Javier review the series that mysteriously appeared on everyone’s playlist.  We’d been waiting all of 2016 for this one, and sparks fly between the hosts as we debate The OA.

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Having gone missing seven years ago, the previously blind Johnson returns home, now in her 20’s and her sight restored. While many believe she is miracle, others worry that she could be dangerous.  The OA was created by Brit Marling and Zat Batmanglij, and also stars Marling, Jason Isaacs, Emory Cohen, Scott Wilson, Alice Krige and Paz Vega.  The OA currently has a 73% rating on Rotten Tomatoes.

Previous works by Marling and Batmanglij

Do we recommend the show?

Heather hates the ending and David gets elitist

The Unreliable Narrator

Layers upon layers

Prairie’s trauma

A story about young men

We pull out the tin-foil hats

Reform School Churls

And as always we hand out our Who Dat and Series MVP awards!

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Fuller House Season Two

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HeatherDavid and Adam are joined by Chris Case and find that everywhere they look, everywhere they go it’s nothing but Fullers, Tanners and Gibblers as they review the second season of Netflix’s revival from the 80’s.

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Fuller House Season Two picks up where we left off last year, with D.J. torn between her two suitors, Matt and Steve, Stephanie finding her place in the world and Kimmy getting into all kinds of trouble.  Cameos from the original show abound as we also follow the Gibbler and Fuller kids through their growing pains.

How does this season compare to the first?

Alan Thicke is missed already

Praise for Candace, Jodie and Andrea

Who’s more annoying, Fernando or Max?

Is Steve a psycho?

Chris and Adam are jealous of Jimmy Gibbler

Heather wants to climb Matt Mountain

And as always we hand out our Who Dat and Series MVP awards!

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3%

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HeatherDavidAdam and Javier enter the Process to decide which one of our hosts will win the argument on this contentious episode as we cover this thought provoking dystopian Brazilian Sci-Fi drama.

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3% is the first Brazillian original production for Netflix.  The series is about a dystopian society which has divided its population into two groups; the Inland and the Offshore.  At the age of 20, Inland adults have the opportunity to make better lives for themselves and leave to live in the Offshore, but only if they pass The Process.  Only 3% of candidates pass, which is where the title comes from.  3% was created by Pedro Aguilera, and stars Bianca Comparato and João (Xiao) Miguel.

Has anyone heard of this series?

Our thoughts on the series and recommendations

Whose story changed our opinion of a character the most

The morality of the Offshore

Is Rafael the hero?

Predictions for Season Two

And as always we hand out our Who Dat and Series MVP awards!

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Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life

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Heather and Adam are joined by Lisa Leo and head back to Stars Hollow to spend the seasons with Rory and Lorelei as they review the revival of a much beloved series.

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Set nearly a decade after the finale of the original series, this revival follows Lorelai, Rory and Emily Gilmore through four seasons of change.

A year without Amy Sherman-Palladino

Impressions of the Revival

The ‘Seasonal’ Format

Winter

Spring

Summer

Fall

Final Thoughts

And as always we hand out our Who Dat and Series MVP awards!

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Lovesick Season Two

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HeatherDavid and Adam finally get to review the show that inspired us to start the NetFreaks podcast.  It used to be called Scrotal Recall, but now we get a chance to talk about the season we weren’t sure would ever come, Lovesick Season Two!

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In his search for love, Dylan finds chlamydia.  Joined by friends Evie and Luke, he relives past encounters as he notifies all his former partners. The romantic comedy stars Johnny Flynn, Antonia Thomas and Daniel Ings.

The name change

Familiarity with Season One

Our impressions of the show

The format of the show

Our favourite moments of Season Two

Looking ahead to Season Three

And as always we hand out our Who Dat and Series MVP awards!

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Chewing Gum

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David, Adam, HeatherJavier and Kate get down and dirty talking about the British adaptation of Michaela Coel’s stageplay, Chewing Gum Dreams.

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Chewing Gum is the story of Tracey, raised in a conservative Christian family, her life, loves and the mishaps that await her as she tries to broaden her horizon.  This look at London estate life premiered in 2015 on Channel 4 and on Netflix this last month.

A headphones type of series

Estate life

House full of dildos

The Unicorn

Dungeons and Dragons, gateway to paraphilic infantilism

The Full Favre

Now dancing at the Ball Pit

Revenge Porn guy, Auto Erotic Asphixiation guy, Homeless guy or Big Boss guy?

Overall impressions of the show

And as always we hand out our Who Dat and Series MVP awards!

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The Crown

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David, Adam and Javier deliver their command performance review and discussion of the new 10-part series covering the early years of Queen Elizabeth II, The Crown!

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The Crown tells the inside story of two of the most famous addresses in the world — Buckingham Palace and 10 Downing Street – and the intrigues, love lives and machinations behind the great events that shaped the second half of the 20th century.  Starring Claire Foy as Elizabeth Windsor, Matt Smith as Philip Mountbatten and John Lithgow as Winston Churchill

Overall impressions of the series.

King George and the Queen Mother

The Duke of Windsor and Wallis Simpson

Winston Churchill and Anthony Eden

Princess Margaret and Peter Townsend

Elizabeth and Philip

And as always, we award our Who Dat and Series MVP awards!

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Black Mirror: Season Three Part 2

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David, Javier and Kali team up to discuss the last 3 episodes of Season Three of Black Mirror, it’s first as a Netflix Original!

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Black Mirror is an anthology series that taps into our collective unease with the modern world, with each stand-alone episode a sharp, suspenseful tale exploring themes of contemporary techno-paranoia. Without questioning it, technology has transformed all aspects of our lives; in every home; on every desk; in every palm – a plasma screen; a monitor; a Smartphone – a Black Mirror reflecting our 21st Century existence back at us. The series is created and written by Charlie Brooker, and executive produced by Brooker and Annabel Jones.

We discuss the last three episodes in Part Two

San Junipero – In a seaside town in 1987, a shy young woman and an outgoing party girl strike up a powerful bond that seems to defy the laws of space and time

Men Against Fire – After his first battle with an elusive enemy a soldier begins experiencing unfamiliar sensations and strange technical glitches.

Hated in the Nation – The death of a journalist at the center of a social media firestorm leads a veteran detective and her tech savvy apprentice to a chilling discovery

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Black Mirror: Season Three Part 1

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David and Adam are joined once more by Kali Lentz to discuss Season Three of Black Mirror, it’s first as a Netflix Original!

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Black Mirror is an anthology series that taps into our collective unease with the modern world, with each stand-alone episode a sharp, suspenseful tale exploring themes of contemporary techno-paranoia. Without questioning it, technology has transformed all aspects of our lives; in every home; on every desk; in every palm – a plasma screen; a monitor; a Smartphone – a Black Mirror reflecting our 21st Century existence back at us. The series is created and written by Charlie Brooker, and executive produced by Brooker and Annabel Jones.

We discuss the first three episodes in Part One

Nosedive – A woman desperate to boost her social media score hits the jackpot when she’s invited to a swanky wedding.  But the trip doesn’t go as planned. 

Playtest – An American traveler short on cash signs up to test a revolutionary new gaming system, only to discover the thrills are a little too real. 

Shut Up and Dance – After a virus infects his laptop, a teen faces a daunting choice: carry out orders delivered by text message, or risk having intimate secrets exposed.

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BONUS Patreon Only Episode – Black Mirror: White Christmas

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DavidAdam and Javier get ready for the premiere of Black Mirror Season 3 by watching and discussing the Christmas Special from 2014 starring Jon Hamm, Rafe Spall and Oona Chaplin that continued the series’ theme of technology and how it warps our world and ourselves.

We have made this episode, the first of what will be our exclusive Patreon-Only content covering Netflix content outside of their Originals, available to all of our listeners so that you can have an idea of what type of content that will be available to our donors for as little as $1 a month.  If you would like to donate to support our show, please visit our Patreon page at https://www.patreon.com/netfreaks where you can get access to exclusive content, live events and even have a chance to choose our content or join us for a show!

Black Mirror: White Christmas consists of three interconnected tales of technology run amok during the Christmas season as told by two men at a remote outpost in a frozen wilderness.

We discuss the three tales (and their implications), covering the “Club”, the “Home Automation System”, the story of Joe and Beth and finally the conclusion that brings it all together.  And as always, we award our Who Dat and Series MVP awards!

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