mystery shows

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The Man in the High Castle - (2015 show) image

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(on Wikipedia)
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt1740299/
https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00RSGIVVO/

The axis powers won World War II.

It's kind of okay, but it drags its feet then goes woke.

  • Science fiction starts far later, making this a drama.



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Bartender꞉ Glass of God - (2024 show) image

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(on Wikipedia)
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt29233201/
http://www.fujitv.co.jp/b_hp/bartender/index.html

A Sherlock Holmes of a bartender makes drinks they like.

Uh. Why?

  • Original title: Bartender: Kami no Glass



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The Signal - (2024 show) image

Entertainment > Television >

https://www.imdb.com/title/tt25375256/

A mysterious message is detected by an astronaut, who learns its senders are on their way to Earth.

Fair, and moody, but it feels like there should be more content.

  • Original title: Das Signal



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Constellation - (2024 show) image

Entertainment > Television >

(on Wikipedia)
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt19395018/
on tv.apple.com

A astronaut has an accident in space and comes back crazy.

It's like a sort of brooding bubblegum show; light on the science, heavy on the fiction, and with some horror mixed in.



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The Andromeda Strain - (2008 show) poster

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(on Wikipedia)
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0424600/

A satellite brings back a deadly pathogen which scientists desperately try to figure out a cure for.

Crap; just watch The Andromeda Strain - (1971 movie)



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The Leftovers - (2014 show) image

Entertainment > Television >

(on Wikipedia)
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt2699128/
https://www.hbo.com/the-leftovers

2% of the global population disappears and everything continues on as usual probably.

Mediocre at best. Maybe something will happen later, but they sure as shit don't get anywhere near to some point. It's just a drama that stretches a premise.



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The OA - (2016 show) image

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(on Wikipedia)
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt4635282/
https://www.netflix.com/title/80044950

A woman returns from the better part of a decade of disappearance with her vision and an unbelievable story.

Kinda interesting, although it's really out there. I wouldn't recommend it.



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