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I just finished a show called "No One Saw a Thing" last night.  It was a short documentary series about a small town in the US Midwest that got together and murdered a local criminal that had supposedly been menacing them.  After law enforcement got involved, no one (including witnesses, the children of those involved, or anyone who had heard any rumor about what happened) would talk about what happened, so now (almost 50 years later) the vigilante murder remains unsolved.  The series then went on to examine the long history of extreme violence and criminality that had plagued the town.  Overall, the show was very interesting in its exploration of the capacity of everyday people to commit acts of violence.  I would highly recommend it.

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My wife and I have gotten back into watching stuff for an hour or so a night to unwind lately. No real method to it, just escapism. We recently finished Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries, watched three seasons of The Good Place, started Peaky Blinders, threw in a bit of Star Trek, and for the first time in my life I'm actually enjoying Frasier. 

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13 hours ago, FatherAlabaster said:

My wife and I have gotten back into watching stuff for an hour or so a night to unwind lately. No real method to it, just escapism. We recently finished Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries, watched three seasons of The Good Place, started Peaky Blinders, threw in a bit of Star Trek, and for the first time in my life I'm actually enjoying Frasier. 

Quite the cross-section. Good to see a bit of Australian television in your list there. 

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18 hours ago, FatherAlabaster said:

We thoroughly enjoyed it. Also really liked the Doctor Blake series. Anything else along those lines that you could recommend?

Not really. You've named the two shows that are like that in this country. They're both filmed around Melbourne, which is cool. Most Australian made television is terrible light girly dramas, which my wife and her ilk seem to love. 

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