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Motherland: Fort Salem: Full Season  Season 1, Ep 0

Motherland: Fort Salem posits an alternative history where magic is real and witches sided with the early American colonists after the Salem witch trials. As a result, witches have become a central force in modern society, working alongside and within conventional culture. With magic as a weapon, young women are bound by law to serve in the armed forces, creating militarised matriarchal cultures. [more inside]
posted by Bora Horza Gobuchul on May 22, 2020 - 11 comments

1983: Season 1  Season 1, Ep 0

A dark Polish thriller that imagines an alternative history where a terrorist bombing in 1983 dramatically altered the course of world events. Twenty years later, the USSR and Iron Curtain still exist, Al Gore is US president, and Poland is ruled by an authoritarian government. Naïve law student Kajetan and world-weary detective Anatol uncover a conspiracy that has been kept hidden for decades. [more inside]
posted by EndsOfInvention on Dec 11, 2018 - 5 comments

Danger 5: I Danced For Hitler  Season 1, Ep 1

The first episode of this Australian comedy show lays out the absurd premise of the world the main characters live in: It's the 1960s and Hitler still rules most of Europe. A courageous band of international spies tries to kill him. Also, bears can play the piano really fast. [more inside]
posted by Potomac Avenue on May 10, 2014 - 9 comments

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