TV Series Review #6: The Americans (Season 1)

The Americans Season 1 Poster (source: moviegeek.de)

Title: The Americans (IMDb)
Season: Season 1
Directed by: Gavin O’Connor (ep. 1), Adam Arkin (ep. 2, 10, 13), Thomas Schlamme (ep. 3), Jean de Segonzac (ep. 4), Holly Dale (ep. 5), Daniel Sackheim (ep. 6), Alex Chapple (ep. 7), Bill Johnson (ep. 8), Jim McKay (ep. 9), Nicole Kassell (ep. 11), John Dahl (ep. 12)
Written by: Joe Weisberg (creator), Mike Batistik (staff writer, ep. 1-13), Sneha Koorse (staff writer, ep. 2-13), Joel Fields (ep. 3, 4, 8, 13), Melissa James Gibson (ep. 5, 11, 12),  Joshua Brand (ep. 7, 9, 11, 12), Bradford Winters (ep. 10)
Year: 2013
Length: ~44-64 min., 13 eps.
Rating: 16
My IMDb rating: 9/10

The Americans tells the captivating story of two KGB spies living in America in the time of the Cold War.

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TV Series Review #5: Parks and Recreation (S01 E01)

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Parks and Recreation Season One Promo (source: coverwhiz.com)

Title: Parks and Recreation (IMDb), “Pilot”
Season/Episode: Season 1, Episode 1
Directed by: Greg Daniels
Written by: Greg Daniels (creator), Michael Schur (creator)
Year: 2009
Length: ~21 min.
Rating: 6
My IMDb rating: 4/10

Parks and Rec is one of those series that you see everywhere on social media. Which is why I got curious and decided to finally give it a go.

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TV Series Review #4: Sherlock (Season 1)

 

Sherlock promo
BBC Sherlock (source: atlantablackstar.com)

Title: Sherlock (IMDb)
Season/Episode: Season 1, Episode 1-3
Created by: Steven Moffat and Mark Gatiss, based on the works of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
Directed by: Paul McGuigan (Ep. 1 & 3), Euros Lyn (Ep. 2)
Written by: Steven Moffat (Ep. 1), Steve Thompson (Ep. 2), Mark Gatiss (Ep. 3)
Year: 2010
Length: ~90 min.
Rating: 12
My IMDb rating: 10/10 (Ep. 1), 6/10 (Ep. 2), 9/10 (Ep. 3)

After re-watching the first season* of Sherlock for what feels like the 100th time, and still loving it more than any other TV show I am watching, I decided to write a review and share my love with all of you. Let’s take a spoiler-free look at season one.

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TV Series Review #3: Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. (S02 E03)

Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. promo for season 2
Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. promo for season 2 (source: theouthousers.com)

Title: Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. (IMDb): “Making Friends and Influencing People”
Created by: Joss Whedon, Jed Whedon, Maurissa Tancharoen
Marvel Comics by: Stan Lee, Jack Kirby
Season/Episode: Season 2, Episode 3
Directed byBobby Roth
Written by: Monica Owusu-Breen
Year: 2014
Length: ~45 min
My IMDb rating: 9/10

This review contains spoilers for season 1 and season 2, episode 1-3. Please continue reading only if you don’t mind being spoiled or have already watched all the episodes anyway. Enjoy 🙂

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TV Series Review #2: Breaking Bad (Season 1)

Promo for the first season of Breaking Bad
Promo for the first season of Breaking Bad (source: breakingbad.wikia.com)

Title: Breaking Bad (IMDb)
Created by: Vince Gilligan
Seasons/Episodes: Season 1, 7 Episodes
Directed byVince Gilligan (Ep. 1), Adam Bernstein (Ep. 2, 3), Jim McKay (Ep. 4), Tricia Brock (Ep. 5), Bronwen Hughes (Ep. 6), Tim Hunter (Ep. 7)
Written by: Vince Gilligan (Ep. 1-4), Patty Lin (Ep. 5), George Mastras (Ep . 6), Peter Gould (Ep. 7)
Year: 2008
Length: ~45 min
Rating: 16
My IMDb rating: 8/10

I finished watching the first season of Breaking Bad some time ago… This review contains spoilers for the first season of Breaking Bad. Read only if you don’t mind spoilers or if you have watched this season anyway. Enjoy! 🙂

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