5 Shows I've Binge Watched Lately


I'm linking up for the first weekly Friday Five 2.0!  Thanks to Lacey, Meranda, and Rachel for hosting this fun link-up!

I don't normally watch a lot of tv... between work, running, cooking, and reading there isn't really a lot of time left over.  However, these past few weeks I've been a "hunting widow" and somehow have managed to log more tv time.  Here's what I've been watching.

  1. Mozart In The Jungle - behind the scenes dramedy of the New York Symphony.  It's an Amazon original, and quite good... the first 2 seasons flew by and now I'm anxiously awaiting season 3.

  2. Mr. Selfridge - was looking for something to replace Downton Abbey (can there really be anything as good?). This is a British-American period television drama series about Harry Gordon Selfridge and his department store, Selfridge & Co set in London in the early 1900's. I've seen seasons 1-3 and am waiting for Amazon to release season 4 to Prime.

  3. Transparent - an Amazon original about a family and their lives following the discovery that the person they knew as their father transgender. I blasted through all 3 seasons pretty quickly.

  4. Back To The Future - when I saw that Netflix had all 3 movies, I couldn't help but do a marathon... I remember seeing the first one back in the day, and was a huge Michael J Fox fan.

  5. Shameless - This one is really a train wreck that I just can't stop watching.  It's tells the story of the dysfunctional family of Frank Gallagher, a single father of six children.

Are you a big TV watcher?  What shows are your favorites?

I'm linking up with Running on Happy & Fairytales and Fitness for the Friday Five 2.0 linkup!



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  1. I watch more TV then I'd like to admit. I haven't seen the first three, and I will have to check them out. Back to the Future was my brother's favorite movie(s) growing up and I have seen all of them more times then I could count. I still love watching them. As for Shameless, I love that show. It's like a car accident you just cannot turn away from. Apparently it's a remake of a show over in Briton and I tried to watch the BBC version and just didn't like it as much. I love the actors of the US version a lot.

  2. Back to the Future #FTW! My all-time fave movies. So good.

  3. So many shoes to check out! My brother in law's favorite movie is Back to the Future. I bet he is in heaven right now!

  4. I've heard of Shameless but never watched. We just watched all 4 episodes of This is US last night! Thanks for linking up with us as we try a new Friday 5!

  5. I don't have the attention span to binge watch much! Lately I have been binge watching CNN though. :) We used to binge watch Survivor and Big Brother but now we have seen all the seasons! We started Shameless but couldn't get into it. It is a train wreck for sure! Have a great weekend! :)

  6. Oh, yes, Shameless! We've put it on hiatus until the Cubs playoffs are over. But it will be back soon!

  7. Oh my gosh, my comment deleted! I swear I commented last week. Anyways -- BACK TO THE FUTURE IS THE BEST! :) That was the gist of what I originally said. :)

  8. Ah Back to the Future. Love it! I have seen all three movies so many times. The second is my favourite.
    I am weird with tv. I'll take a break and not watch it for awhile and then binge for awhile. There doesn't seem to be a happy medium with me haha ;p
    Right now I'm binge watching The Secret Life of the American Teenager on Netflix. I don't recommend it to be honest though, it's not that great.
    I think my favourite tv show right now is The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt. It's just such a cute show =)

  9. I was wondering about the British version...

  10. Thanks for hosting the Friday 5!

  11. How exciting for the Cubbies!!

  12. Yes... it is, I'm surprised that it doesn't seem terribly dated as some movies from the 80s do.