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Shows like Fringe: Scientists Save the Day

Long gone are the days of muscle bound, sword wielding heroes; in the modern era, geeks are the earth's heroes, and they must defeat disaster by harnessing the coolest super power of all - science!

Cold War Documentaries and Dramatizations

Russia and the United States at loggerheads, tensions running high, whispers of government officials selling out their country--sound familiar, it should since that was the Cold War.

Shows like The Americans: Cold War Dramas

What with round two in the offing, it may be worth studying these Cold War dramas, both to avoid repeating history's mistakes, and for practical tips on how to survive Russian spying.

Shows Like Bomb Girls: Living with the World at War

World War dramas and documentaries focused less on combat, and more on how war transformed the lives of those involved: both soldiers, and those they left behind.

Shows like Mad Men: Dramas from the Nifty Fifties and early Sixties

Before Woodstock, Viet Nam, and the counter-culture, there was an era when men wore hats and women wore gloves.

Shows like Revenge: Modern Takes on the Classic Soap Opera

These shows take their inspiration from the classic soap opera formula of focusing on relationships within families, friends, and co-workers, spicing things up with plenty of intrigue, romance, power struggles, personal feuds, secrets and lies, and periodically lapsing into sentimentality and melodrama.

Real Life Genius at Work

These shows dramatize the lives of real-life geniuses including Albert Einstein and Leonardo Da Vinci.

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