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The National Parks: America’s Best Idea (PBS) Rated NR

The history of the U.S. National Parks from the first park to the expansion across 150 years. Starring Peter Coyote, William Cronon, and Dayton Duncan.  This series is brilliant. We follow the history of the U.S. National Parks as the … Continue reading

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Pride (FX) Rated TV-MA

A six-part series chronicles the history of LGBTQ in America. Starring Ceyenne Doroshow, Susan Stryker, and Tez Anderson. This series, surprisingly, starts in the 1950s, at a time when the gays and lesbians were in the closet and families turned … Continue reading

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The Secret Garden (1949) Rated NR

A girl is sent to live with her uncle after her parents death, and there, she discovers family secrets and a secret garden. Based on the book by Frances Hodgson Burnett. Starring Margaret O’Brien, Herbert Marshall, and Dean Stockwell. This … Continue reading

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Aerial Britain (Smithsonian) Rated TV-PG

  Journey through Britain’s regions from the air. Starring Dugald Bruce Lockhart. This series is a brilliant showcase of the islands of Britain. It showcases the highlights of architecture that make Britain, Britain. It also highlights the historical and mythical … Continue reading

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WWE’s Most Wanted Treasures (A&E) Rated TV-PG

  Stephanie McMahon and Paul Levesque join teams of collectors and WWE celebrities to travel about the country looking for WWE collectibles. Starring A.J. Francis, Stephanie McMahon, and Paul Levesque. I’m not a fan of WWE, and given that, I … Continue reading

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Lincoln: Divided We Stand (CNN) Rated NR

This miniseries looks at the life and journey of our 16th President, Abraham Lincoln. Starring Sterling K. Brown, Conan O’Brien, and Anthony Carvello. I was a little bit nervous about how CNN was going to portray Pres. Lincoln. Will they … Continue reading

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Anime himitsu no hanazono (NHK) Rated NR

Mary loses her parents to a disease in India. Orphaned, she then moves to England to live with her uncle and discovers a secret garden with a history. Based on the book, The Secret Garden, by Frances Hodgson Burnett. Starring … Continue reading

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Assembly Required (History) Rated TV-PG

Home repair experts compete to rebuild everyday household items. Starring Tim Allen, Richard Karn, and April Wilkerson. This game show tries to bring the fictional “Tool Time” to life. It had some difficulty in starting due to the Covid restrictions. … Continue reading

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Young Rock (NBC) Rated TV-PG

This series looks at the childhood years of Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson. Starring Dwayne Johnson, Joseph Lee Anderson, and Ana Tuisila. I was surprised they even greenlit this show. I know Dwayne Johnson is interesting, and I know he grew up in an … Continue reading

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The Black Church: This Is Our Story, This Is Our Song (PBS) Rated NR

This series follows the story of the Black church through history and culture in order to have cultural change. Starring Henry Louis Gates Jr., Cornel West, and Reginald L. Barnes. I was not impressed with this series. However, the historical … Continue reading

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