Kids on the Slope

Last watched 2015 Description: Kaoru Nishimi is a shy honour roll student. His keeping-to-himself changes when he meets renegade Sentaro Kawabuchi who introduces him to jazz. Through this friendship, and through learning to play jazz, Kaoru learns that there is more to life than good grades. Opinion: I’m really underselling it there with the summary. Most…

Jane the Virgin

Description: After her grandmother convinces her that she will be ruined if she gives away her virginity before marriage, Jane decides to wait. Unfortunately, due to a mix up at the hospital, she gets inseminated instead of getting a regular check up. As a hard-working, religious Venezuelan-American woman, abortion is out of the question so…

A Young Doctor’s Notebook

Last watched November 2016 Description: In the early 20 Century, a young doctor arrives in a small Russian town around the time of the Russian revolution. He must navigate the strong-headedness resistance of the local population, the shadow of the well loved previous doctor and his struggles with isolation and boredom that drive him, at least…

Freaks and Geeks

Last watched August 2010 Description: Lindsay Weir and her younger brother Sam attend William McKinley High School during the 1980–1981 school year, in the town of Chippewa, Michigan. Lindsay is going through a transition phase, finding herself with one foot in the group “geeks” and one foot in the group “freaks”. The freaks consist of Daniel Desario,…

Call the Midwife

Last watched August 2016 Description: The plot follows newly qualified midwife Jenny Lee, and the work of midwives and the nuns of Nonnatus House, a nursing convent, and part of an Anglican religious order, coping with the medical problems in the deprived Poplar district of London’s desperately poor East End, in the 1950s. The Sisters…

Fresh Meat

Last watched early 2015 Description: Due to their late applications for University housing, Vod, Oregon, Josie, Kingsley, JP and Howard have to live off campus in a share-house. The series traverses what you would expect it to in this sort of University set up; financial troubles, alcohol and drug use, pressure relating to study and…

Fresh Prince of Bel Air

Last watched August 2016 (up to season 3)  Summary: Will moves from Philadelphia (Philly) to Bel Air to live with his aunt and uncle after a run in with some bad folks back home. There is a culture clash, however, as Phillip, his uncle and Vivian, his aunt, have settled very comfortably into the wealth…