TV viewing recs - teenage kid visiting his middle-aged relatives
July 7, 2014 11:19 AM Subscribe
Our 17 year old cousin is coming to visit. He comes from a sheltered environment, not allowed to watch TV at home, and they don't have wifi. We'd like to enjoy some really good TV together.
I'm looking for good quality shows that are sophisticated and fun, with minimal romantic/sexual content. On the kid's last visit, he really enjoyed the Firefly and Justified series.
posted by valannc to Media & Arts (62 answers total) 8 users marked this as a favorite
We have Amazon prime instant video and HBO. We have the world's best video rental store
near our home. So we have access to lots of titles.
-- Really good stories. We all like sci-fi, nerdy topics, aviation, comedy. Crime shows, if they are fun.
-- Violence is ok.
-- Not interested in vampires, magic, and gore.
-- Minimal romance, and no sex scenes. No bawdy humor. Romantic and sexual scenes are too embarrassing for us to watch as a group.
-- We prefer TV series over movies. Because the episodes are short.