When I’m pregnant, I spend a great deal of time in bed watching Netflix / Amazon Prime. During the first trimester, I typically don’t even feel well enough to go downstairs and sit on the couch (prefer to be horizontal and too close to the kitchen and kitchen smells, and frankly, don’t really like being near other humans at this time.) A huge percentage of my lifetime television consumption must have occurred during pregnancy. It’s kind of ridiculous.
(For the record: 13 weeks 2 days – still not feeling better. Any day now, right?)
Anyway, I bought the first season of GOT and watched it, end to end. And . . . it’s OK. I mean, it’s not bad. It’s engaging. I like many of the characters. Overall, the acting is good. There’s clearly a lot of money that’s gone into it. A wee bit over-dramatic, well maybe more than a wee bit, but nothing ridiculous. But with all the hype lately, you’d think it was seriously the best. show. ever. Maybe it gets better? I enjoyed watching the first two series of Home Fires (love the BBC) considerably more. And that got canceled after two season! Two many female characters and womens’ plot lines, I presume? Not enough sex and murder?
I also enjoyed The Forest on Netflix and on Amazon Prime, The Snow Walker, Beverly Hills 90210 (original – first season), and Wonderland.