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Old 13 March 2018, 11:48
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Thumbs up Babalyon Berlin on Netflix

German TV Crime Drama show. Good plot (1929 politics/military stuff) lots of T&A. It has subtitltes for those who do not speak German. Well wothh your time watching it.
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Old 13 March 2018, 12:05
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German TV Crime Drama show. Good plot (1929 politics/military stuff) lots of T&A. It has subtitltes for those who do not speak German. Well wothh your time watching it.
Very well done period piece. A lot of attention to detail in the clothing, furnishings etc. that make it worth while. Good plot as well if subtitles don't bother you. I am about 8 episodes into it and am finding it very entertaining. Set in the decadent twenties in Berlin with a good deal of political turmoil between nationalists, and commies of varied sorts.
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Old 13 March 2018, 14:55
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Nice. Thanks for the heads up.
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Old 14 March 2018, 15:11
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Interesting premise, a detective/crime show set in that period when Hitler and Nazi party were rising to power. It sounds a little bit like Robert Harris's Fatherland, only set in the years prior to WWII, not in the decades following it.

It sounds good, I'm sure it probably features some historical figures of the time, at least in passing.
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Old 18 March 2018, 20:50
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I just finished the series. Evidently the most expensive TV series ever produced in Germany to the tune of 40 million. I would highly recommend this look at the troubles endured in the Weimar Republic in 1929. Historically it's very accurate. Hitler is only mentioned once in passing but there is some Nazi stuff in the last episode. The only drawback is the subtitles, but I moved past that pretty easily.
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Just finished this last week. I was highly entertained and enjoyed the characters immensely. I was able to pick out some of the conversation from two years of German in high school.
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1st episode done watching. Hooked.
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