Babylon Berlin

Maddd Science I've got a new TV show rec, although it's been on Netflix since like January, so I'm a little behind the times: Babylon Berlin. It's a historical drama set in 1929 Berlin before the rise of the Nazis. Pros: It's the most film noir-y genre crossover since Brick, with endless conspiracies and twists, plus a dose of the jazz age. The closest show to compare it to is probably Game of Thrones, just due to the sense of scale, how likely characters are to die, and how the plot twists slowly become more pulpy and unbelievable over time, but in a fun way.

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