I’m about to watch The Crown on Netflix for the first time for a number of reasons beyond my control. I will say that before recent events, this show dramatizing the history of the British Monarchy seemed super boring to me. Like unbelievably so, but I’m at a place now where I’m in the mood to see pale British people fret about nonsense things that don’t matter to anyone anywhere. I wasn’t a Downton Abbey viewer for example, as just the thought of having to spend time with these rich Brits seemed vaguely nihilistic. Like, the idea of making the conscious decision to spend time with these people felt like a choice I would only make as someone who has absolutely given up. Here I am about to watch The Crown though, so make of that as you will. I have a lot of preconceptions and predictions about this show that I want to hold onto as long as possible, so I’m gonna record them all here and now before they’re rendered meaningless. Just gonna list these off in point form…
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I know what a lot of you are already thinking: Comparing these two shows is like apples and oranges. Jessica Jones is more of a neo-noir drama about personal trauma, while Daredevil, despite (arguably) not starring a person with super powers like Jessica Jones does, is clearly a superhero show. However, since both shows are Netflix based expansions of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, I think they merit comparison, and since this is the internet I can say whatever I want. In this post, I’ll be pitting these two shows against each other in 5 categories, which are “Action”, “Supporting Cast”, “Plot”, “Hero”, and “Villain”. The show to win the most out of these 5 will get the title of “best show” as decreed by this blog, and if the results offend you, welcome to a world full of people with differing opinions.
*WARNING: SPOILERS FOR BOTH SERIES TO FOLLOW*
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