n 1977, in New York City, a troubled young Jewish man bent on revenge is taken in by a secret group of Nazi hunters fighting a clandestine war against the cabal of high-ranking Nazi officials in hiding who work to create the Fourth Reich.
If television shows reveal our collective hopes and fears, then the recent spate of television dramas imagining the resurgence of fascism is cause for grave concern. Even worse are documentaries chronicling the actual rise of fascism.
Quentin Tarantino's Inglorious Bastards was not the first revenge fantasy about killing Nazis to hit the screen, nor was it the last. This list includes alternate histories like Hunters and the Man in the High Castle, as well as dramas set during the Second World War. The common theme--they all kill Nazis.
Anyone who tells you that gratuitous and over-the-top violence is nothing to laugh at has clearly not seen the shows on this list including a spate of recent entries including The Umbrella Academy, Doom Patrol, and the little-known gem Wayne.