reality-questioning shows

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The Twilight Zone - (1957 show) image

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(on Wikipedia)
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0052520/
https://www.paramountplus.com/shows/the-twilight-zone-classic/

A collection of separate short stories of various styles.



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Subverse - (2018 show) vimeo title card

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was subverse.online
https://vimeo.com/274346952

In a world where people work and play in virtual reality, one man dreams of going on a date. Sort of.

Really trippy and great quality.



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Three-Body - (2023 show) poster

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(on Wikipedia)
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt20242042/
https://weibo.com/u/7470196136

A drama about a secret society of nerds? I don't know.

Fuck man, this show is utterly alien. It's Chinese, and this storytelling is just fucking terrible. I guess I'll wait for the American version.



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Mushoku Tensei - (2021 show) image

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(on Wikipedia)
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt13293588/
https://mushokutensei.jp/

A NEET dies but finds himself reincarnated in a fantasy world, where he grows into with the competence and usefulness that he ought to have been working for in his previous life.

Starts strongly, but really spirals down into pulp crap. Still perfectly watchable overall. Recommended even for people who don't like this sort of entertainment but like the sword-and-sorcery topic in general.

Watched at the end of 2022; no notes were taken.

Dark - (2017 show) image

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(on Wikipedia)
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt5753856/
https://dark.netflix.io/
https://www.netflix.com/title/80100172

A large town has mysterious repeated incidents the residents try to figure out.

It starts strong but gets weak and weird. Recommended for people who like reality and time-related stuff.



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