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…

Run

Last Viewed 2013 Description/Opinion: Run, like the movie Magnolia, has four interlinking plots following several characters. It revolves largely around the experience of living very poor in London. Pros: Olivia Colman, Olivia Colman, Olivia Colman. Diverse characters and casting. Genuine attempts to represent class, race and poverty. Cons: while it creates a really gritty, realistic world,…

Brooklyn 99

Last watched: probably yesterday, (officially August 2016) Description: The 99 is a police precinct in Brooklyn staffed by some of Brooklyn’s finest, and by finest I mean most eccentric and to-be-expected. You have the over enthusiastic teachers pet, Amy, the utterly devoid of use aging cops Scully and Hitchcock, the plucky sidekick, Charles, the snide…

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…

Firefly

Last watched 2014 Summary: The year is 2517 and human kind now lives on a variety of different planets because “earth-that-was” is no longer inhabitable. One of these humans is a captain named Mal who runs a Firefly type spacecraft called Serenity. Mal’s encumbered with any number of problems; a guns man with a mercenary’s…

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…