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TV Review: “Travelers” on Netflix

I don’t usually write reviews of television shows.  I try to stick to film and sports because even though I watch more TV than most, I find it difficult to put into words why I like certain shows.  Recently, however, I watched a show that is forcing me to break this trend.  I thought it was so great and loved it so much that the only thing I hyped up more to my friends was the film Arrival.  So, dearest readers, I present to you the Netflix series, Travelers.  (NOTE: there are some spoilers throughout, but none are major plot points or shocking revelations to the show.)

Before I dive in to the show itself, here are the basics you need to know about this show and this past year in television at large: NBC’s Timeless, a show about three people hired by a corporation to go back in time and save history from a time-traveling terrorist, led a rebirth in the genre for major networks.  Since the debut of Timeless in the fall of 2016, ABC and FOX have announced shows based on the same cornerstone subject: time travel.  By the same token, Netflix, in cooperation with Showcase, a Canadian channel, released its own twist on the genre in October, only weeks after TimelessContinue reading TV Review: “Travelers” on Netflix