Between TV is back, and this time, we’re talking about our current TV show obsessions with the first of a recurring segment called New to Us TV. Here’s how it works: each host picks a show they’re currently watching to talk about, and the other host has to watch parts of that show so everyone’s on the same page for most of the discussion.
The first show we discuss is Skam, a Norwegian TV show about high schoolers in Oslo that ran from 2015-2017. Each season focuses on one POV character and tackles topics like religion, sexuality, isolation, and mental illness. For this discussion, we largely discuss Season 3, but we do touch on the other seasons, the remakes, and Skam‘s release strategy.
And because I thought it would be a fun double feature with Skam, when Jose said he wanted to discuss Netflix’s Formula 1: Drive to Survive, I was immediately on board. This docu-series follows the F1 seasons starting with the 2018 season and takes viewers through race highlights and teammate drama. Jose and I discuss Seasons 1-3, covering our favorite drivers, the merits of the docu-series format, and whether or not the show made us fans of Formula 1 enough to check out the actual races come race time.
Episode time stamps:
Formula 1 Drive to Survive: 38:00-1:16:00
The podcast can be found right here on our site, Spotify, and Anchor. Listen, subscribe, and join the conversation with us.
Podcast logo: Carly Johnson
Music: “The Show Must Be Go”
Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0
Featured image courtesy of NRK and Netflix. Illustration by Katey Stoetzel.