An explosion at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant in 1986 threatens unthinkable horror. The reactor meltdown provides the backdrop, but the real story is the Soviet government's attempt to minimize the disaster. And how a few brave scientists and government officials try to avert catastrophe.
It's true the quality of storytelling slipped once the showrunners pulled ahead of George R.R. Martin's books. But the first five seasons were some of the most powerful television ever made, and even the last three seasons dazzled with special effects and world-class cinematography.
Meet the most beloved sitcom horse of the '90s - 20 years later. BoJack Horseman was the star of the hit TV show "Horsin' Around," but today he's washed up, living in Hollywood, complaining about everything, and wearing colorful sweaters.
Decades after their 1984 All Valley Karate Tournament bout, a middle-aged Daniel LaRusso and Johnny Lawrence find themselves martial-arts rivals again. Despite an improbable premise, the show is saved by excellent writing and outstanding acting.
Follows the dynamics of a dysfunctional media dynasty (think American Murdochs). Even better than Showtime's Billions (which is also a terrific series). The first few episodes are uneven, but once Succession hits its stride you won't be able to stop watching.