I recently started watching a new series called Flesh and Bone. It is ballet series and after only watching the first three episodes I decided against watching it because
a) I don't think it reflects the modern ballet world in a very good light - the times of cruel ballet masters as such, I hope, has gone
b) the main character is a total pain in the ass with her neurosis and readiness to get raped by old, rich men
c) the intrigues building are hardly bearable
d) the company owner is a total dick and everyone still abides his will
Which doesn't mean the show isn't good or anything, I have just realised I don't want to watch shows anymore which only make me cringe (which is also why I stopped watching Game of Thrones).
I really wish they would make a feel-good series like Gilmore Girls for once, but these days it seems there are only sitcoms so incredibly stupid you cannot even laugh when the show tells you to, or hour-long series so dramatic and over the top, you constantly have to avert the eyes, not being able to see another individual die in a far too cruel way - OR, they are so overly dramatic (like Grey's Anatomy, I HATE Grey's Anatomy) that after the latest hurricane/plane crash/child cancer/earthquake situation, you can only roll your eyes at the obvious silliness of the situation.
Gilmore Girls, to be honest, is a rather unique case of a show. It is funny, witty and yet circling around the normal lives of normal people - all with their individual quirks. Where are the shows celebrating normal life instead of fantasy, dramatic or downright psychopathic ones? Would someone shoot something like Gilmore Girls or the Australian show Dance Academy already, because I am really lacking a good TV show at the moment and would love to not watch a naked girl getting raped in a five-minute-tact for once.
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