Netflix Rescues Summer TV

This article is from Issue 57: May/June 2012

Summer is almost here–which means good TV is almost gone. But don't fret. The summer months are a great time to catch up on some of the television you missed–on Netflix. You might have run out of time or DVR space, or they might have flown completely under your radar, but here are five underrated shows worth watching.


This series imagines what Sherlock Holmes would be like in modern-day London. The characters, settings and crimes are updated but with more detection and less fighting than the Robert Downey Jr. big-screen version.