Netflix Post-Partum Syndrome

Netflix Post-Partum Syndrome

This past week my wife and I finished the last of 86 episodes of “MI-5,” a BBC series highlighting the exploits of Britain’s domestic intelligence agency. I won’t tell you how many episodes we watched per week – let’s just say we finished the series in less than a month. Much less. Because Netflix has, in some cases, all the seasons of a particular series, we can watch a show from beginning to end at our convenience. We don’t have to wait a week between episodes. We don’t have to wait four to six months hanging on the edge of an emotional cliff waiting to see how a crisis resolves. We don’t forget what happened last year,  or small details easily forgotten over many months. No, our experience flows effortlessly...

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