The 2000S

November 2018
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Season 1 Episode 2 - The Platinum Age Of Television Part 2

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In the 2000’s, television entered the Platinum Age as storytellers had license to take the medium to new heights. On cable, it was the decade of the antihero, with The Sopranos centered on a sympathetic mob boss, The Shield casting a dirty cop as the lead, and Breaking Bad turning Mr. Chips into Scarface. Networks responde...
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Season 1 Episode 1 - The Platinum Age Of Television Part 1

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In the 2000s, television enjoyed a creative renaissance as audiences binged groundbreaking dramas like The Sopranos, Mad Men, Breaking Bad and Lost. It embraced reality shows like Survivor and American Idol, and laughed along with beloved comedies like Curb Your Enthusiasm, The Office, and The Big Bang Theory.
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Season 1 Episode 3 - I Want My Mp3

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The 2000s in music is a decade of massive change. It begins with boy bands and ends with female solo stars. It starts with a booming record business and ends with the shuttering of record stores. With the advent of Napster, an entire generation comes of age believing that music is free. Pop stars rule the early aughts, cou...
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Season 1 Episode 8 - The I Decade

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The 2000’s was a decade of technological advancements that had long seemed the stuff of science fiction - a portable music player filled with thousands of songs, access to all the world’s information in the palm of your hand, a way to connect with all your friends at the same time, and a store that sells everything and del...
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Season 1 Episode 7 - The Financial Crisis

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A decade of corporate scandals, Ponzi schemes, predatory lending, booms, busts, and bailouts culminates in a financial crisis that threatens the global economy.
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Season 1 Episode 6 - Yes We Can

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Running on a platform of uniting the country, Barack Obama topples candidates from inside and outside the political establishment in the 2008 presidential election, but the insurgent Tea Party emerges as a potent foe as he ascends to the presidency.
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