Netflix has been a constant companion of mine during my recovery period. There is always something to watch. For the past few years we've been streaming Netflix to our TV via our Roku box. I think it costs us $8/month, and we definitely get our money's worth. There is so much available content that you'll be sure to find something you like. They have movies, TV shows, documentaries, cartoons for kids, standup comedy, etc. It's very similar to Amazon Prime.
I think the most mind numbing shows I've watched have been Toddlers & Tiaras and Bridezillas. I'm pretty sure that the brats from T&T grow up to be Bridezillas. I can't imagine why grown women would be acting that way unless they were psychologically damaged beauty queens. If you want mind numbing garbage, or just want to feel better about yourself or your parenting skills, then watch these shows.
Some of the best shows that I've seen have been Lost and Battlestar Gallactica. I watched Lost when it originally aired...week to week, suffering through the writers strike and all. The rewatch on Netflix was a joy. And BSG is just one of the best sci-fi shows I've ever seen. It deals with artificial intelligence and all the questions that come with it. I highly recommend both shows if you are looking for something that has some substance to it.
Do you have Netflix? What are some of your favorites?
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