My favourite thing about the number of viewing options available nowadays is the fact that I can watch shows like Master of None, which is a Netflix Original Series by Aziz Ansari and Alan Yang. I started watching it when it was released, and then Jessica Jones dropped, and suddenly it was a race to finish that show, because everyone talked about it. I finished watching Master of None yesterday evening because I was in the midst of Melbourne’s first heatwave for the summer (with a surprisingly pleasant Friday evening), and it was way too hot to leave the house. Rather than start anything new (that’s what Boxing Day is for), I thought I’d finish this show that I’d watched half of and loved.
November 2015 has been a big month for Netflix. The high profile releases are Jessica Jones and Master of None, but there’s also been w/ Bob and David, and River (which originally aired on the BBC), a new series by Chris Chibnall, the creator of Broadchurch. Since I can barely find time to keep up with shows I already know I like, I doubt I’ll be able to find time to even watch entire seasons of these. My solution is to watch at least the first episode of each show and give some first impressions on each. There are minor spoilers.