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Happy Valley - Acclaimed BBC crime drama hits Netflix (08/20/14)



Series 1 - 6 episodes

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Catherine (Sarah Lancashire) is a no-nonsense police sergeant who heads up a team of officers in a rural Yorkshire valley know for it's rampant drug problems. When a staged kidnapping spirals out of control turning into a brutal series of crimes, Catherine finds herself involved in something significantly bigger than her rank, but unknowingly close to home.

Another female cop show, but this has gotten excellent reviews:

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt3428912/

Available on Netflix (US and Can) today.
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Watched episode 1 today- thought it was very good
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Re: "Happy Valley" - Acclaimed BBC crime drama hits Netflix (20/08/14)

Looking forward to watching this. Thanks for the heads up
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I'm halfway through it already. Has a bit of a Fargo vibe but not as quirky. Acting is excellent. Love it so far.
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Good series.. but a couple of pretty brutal scenes later on. You were warned.
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Yeah, it's a great series.
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Re: "Happy Valley" - Acclaimed BBC crime drama hits Netflix (20/08/14)

I noticed this showed up last night when I was perusing the lists. Never heard of it before, but I love BBC shows, so I'll check it out sometime. I still have a lot of others to catch up on, including the underrated Wallander.
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I'll check it out.
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Sounds interesting; will check it out.
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You mean the brits aren't doing a TV show about Penn State?
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On the 3rd episode, I like it
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Originally Posted by mphtrilogy View Post
On the 3rd episode, I like it
Yep- We are now 3 episodes in and it just keeps getting better- this is a fantastic show- highly recommended...
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Finished it. Excellent show, great writing, characters, acting, no unnecessary red herrings, twists or side stories. The female lead, Sarah Lancashire, is awesome. Can't wait for series 2.
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Binged watched it last Sunday; slow to start but really intense by the 4th episode. Hopefully, they have another season.
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Binged watched it last Sunday; slow to start but really intense by the 4th episode. Hopefully, they have another season.
Yep- we are on episode 5 and it just keeps getting better and better...

I will look for a link, but I swear I read that it was getting a 2nd season...
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"'Happy Valley' Renewed for Season Two by BBC Ahead of U.S. Netflix Premiere" (Aug 18)
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This was great, she totally reminded me a bit of Dirty Harry.

Liked it a lot and eps 4, 5, 6 were excellent.
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We just finished this as well- that was one of the best seasons (even at only 6 episodes) of any show we have seen in a long time.

Absolutely fantastic- thrilled that there is going to be another season, but man, do they have a tough act to follow- going to be hard to ever top that story.
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I liked the unpredictability of it but in the end I found this to be very good, not great.
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Liked it but the last two episodes were a little disappointing compared to the stellar four that preceded them. I was glued to the television and then you reach episode 5 and it's just...eh.

The ending was a bit boring as well.
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Re: "Happy Valley" - Acclaimed BBC crime drama hits Netflix (08/20/14)

The second season was added to Netflix today.
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Re: Happy Valley - Acclaimed BBC crime drama hits Netflix (08/20/14)

I binged watched the first series yesterday. Very good series. Started strong, ended slow, but still strong.

Looking forward to series 2.
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The second season was added to Netflix today.
Thanks for the update! Enjoyed S1
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Can't wait. I enjoyed S1
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Re: Happy Valley - Acclaimed BBC crime drama hits Netflix (08/20/14)

Ah Netflix, where good shows go to, uh, well, get renewed for additional seasons.

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