TV Shows as Cultural Context

Being a translator, I strive to keep in touch with the source language popular culture (“After all, so-called high culture – e.g., literature, art, and music – tends to be universal... “ Clifford E. Landers). Here are the TV shows I watch, love and appreciate for cultural references.
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Liar

Liar - Season 01 Liar introduces Laura Nielson, a bright and dedicated teacher, and Andrew Earlham, a renowned surgeon whose son is a student at Laura& school. After a seemingly innocent date, a series of volatile accusations capsize their lives.

Bleak House

With Anna Maxwell Martin, Denis Lawson, Carey Mulligan, Finn Morrell. A suspenseful tale about the injustices of the Century English legal system.

This Is Us

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The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel

The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel / S: 1 / Ep. 8 / Comedy / Drama / Stars: Rachel Brosnahan, Matteo Pascale, Matilda Szydagis, Tony Shalhoub / A housewife in the early decides to become a stand-up comic

Tin Star

A bosszú csillaga (Tin Star) online sorozat évad - SorozatBarát Online

Strike

With Tom Burke, Holliday Grainger, Kerr Logan, Killian Scott. War veteran turned private detective Cormoran Strike solves brutal murders with the help of his trusted assistant Robin Ellacott.

The Good Fight

VIDEO: ‘The Good Fight’ Debuts Sexy First Trailer! The Good Wife spin-off The Good Fight finally got a trailer! The show picks up one year after the events of the final episode of The Good Wife.

Olive Kitteridge

Olive Kitteridge A middle-school math teacher Olive and her relationships with Henry which spans 25 years. With Frances McDormand, Richard Jenkins, Ken Cheeseman, Ann Dowd.

Stranger Things

Stranger Things on Netflix

Big Little Lies

Big Little Lies Subversive, darkly comedic drama Big Little Lies tells the tale of three mothers of first graders whose apparently perfect lives unravel to the point of murder.

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