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Are they based on the books? If so can I say the usual cliche that although I've not seen any of them, they won't be as good as the books. Although having said that, the books have tailed off a lot recently as Connelly has mostly run out of things to do with him.
 

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Are they based on the books? If so can I say the usual cliche that although I've not seen any of them, they won't be as good as the books. Although having said that, the books have tailed off a lot recently as Connelly has mostly run out of things to do with him.
Not read the books although HID has got one to read. Like all cop TV series, I just take it as entertaining rather than anything to serious.
 

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Not read the books although HID has got one to read. Like all cop TV series, I just take it as entertaining rather than anything to serious.
I agree. It is entertainment rather than philosophical stimulation, but better than many of the others.

Mindhunter (Netflix) is a fantastic series, but rather heavier fare.
 

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just finished The Good Fight series 3 (spin off/ follow on from The Good Wife). Excellent TV. On series 4 now. But series 3 was superb as ever with one iof the best characters i have seen since finishing Rake. Martin Sheen plays a gloriously OTT lawyer called Roland Blum - pure class acting in a very strong show
 

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Are they based on the books? If so can I say the usual cliche that although I've not seen any of them, they won't be as good as the books. Although having said that, the books have tailed off a lot recently as Connelly has mostly run out of things to do with him.
I think the author has tacitly admitted that by only now using the character in twin lead novels. But what a great series whilst they lasted.

The Prime show is not half bad either - its a slightly different character (Bosch is a Gulf War vet rather than Vietnam) but otherwise similar enough to pay homage whilst different enough to keep the interest.
 
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Watched S1 Ep 1 of Schitt's Creek last night. Looks as good as it's talked of as being. Will see if my Mrs wants to watch it. We often find ourselves looking for a series with 25-30min episodes to watch later in the evening. The heavier stuff is generally longer and requiring concentration. So something fairly light and easy and not requiring me to remain fully awake throughout is required.
 

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Watched S1 Ep 1 of Schitt's Creek last night. Looks as good as it's talked of as being. Will see if my Mrs wants to watch it. We often find ourselves looking for a series with 25-30min episodes to watch later in the evening. The heavier stuff is generally longer and requiring concentration. So something fairly light and easy and not requiring me to remain fully awake throughout is required.
We are into series 3 now. Like a lot of this type you have to stick with the early episodes. You grow into the characters, the charaters themselves evolve each episode and series. It is easy to give up after 2-3 episodes but I would say stick with this one. It is very gentle but amusing. A nice show for these times.
 
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