It’s Too Easy

So yesterday I posted about this British sci-fi show I’ve become obsessed with, Primeval. Well, obsessed isn’t exactly how I feel about it. Fascinated. Drawn in. Willing to pay $1.99.

Yes, I have just discovered Amazon Video. I may be slow on the uptake, but I was looking to see if season four was available. And there they were, episodes within my reach, for the low, low price of $1.99. Would I do it?

I did.

And I discovered that you can CONNECT YOUR TIVO, too. Ok, full honesty here, I actually was aware this service existed, but had never used it. Until now.

Oh no.

It was like that first miracle of receiving a digital book all over again. I willed it, and there it was. Fantastic. It’s like living in the future, but right now.

I started watching the episode within minutes, and then realized ehh, I’m not sure I like season four. But at least I didn’t have to wait months to figure that out (the budget has grown each season, and each season it’s lost a little bit of its homemade charm. It’s starting to take itself very seriously).

Amazon, you’ve changed the way I do everything, and I never even saw it coming (please note: I am not an Amazon affiliate or compensated by Amazon for these comments in any way, as Amazon and my state can’t seem to play nicely. The above opinions are my own).

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2 comments

  1. Other sci-fi you might enjoy: Torchwood, Being Human (the British version only), Firefly, Farscape (involves a wormhole), Fringe, Tin Man (ending is shakey, but good), and any of the Stargates. Hold on, Matt Smith “becomes” the Doctor just as all the rest have – and I have watched them all since Patrick T.

    • Thanks so much, Dorothy! I have absolutely loved all of Joss Whedon’s stuff, but I just couldn’t get into Firefly. I tried the movie, though, not the show yet. And I do love Nathan Fillion, Castle’s worth watching just for him. I’m so excited to try some of these options. I just added Being Human, it looks fun. I actually watch Fringe (it’s been really good this season, I’m steeling myself for a major cliffhanger, since they were renewed (yay!)). I watched Tin Man (it was a mini-series, right?) for the cast, and it totally agree with your take.

      It’s so nice to have a list in reserve, TV has become kind of like books in that way, what if I run out of stuff to watch?! Oh, and the season five discs should be shipping soon, so I’ll keep you posted.

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