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It's Wednesday again! Media Melanie from Yellowjackets Hive presented by recommends another Watch THIS Wednesday pick. This week, it's “The OA” on Netflix. Here's what she said about the TV series:

“I’ll put this warning up front: ‘The OA' was canceled after Season 2, well before its time. If you can’t get over the unfinished series stigma, I get it. For me, it’s still worth the mind-bending watch. Even if it’s highly unlikely, I will persist in manifesting a third season. Netflix did offer a concluding chapter in the form of a movie, but Batmanglij and Marling passed, mostly due to their commitment to a five-season plan.

Phyllis Smith (‘The Office') plays one of Prairie’s friends and might be one of my favorite supporting cast members. I also enjoyed Scott Wilson (‘The Walking Dead') who plays Prairie's adoptive father. The younger cast as a whole was perfect. Note: Sharon Van Etten of the ‘Yellowjackets‘ soundtrack plays Rachel! Buzz buzz buzz!

The conceptualization of near-death experiences and how they may impact a person and their existence as a whole is fascinating to me. In fact, this is another older show I’ve watched for the first time this year and become completely obsessed with. ‘Dark‘ is the other. I appreciate how they both challenge conventional notions of time, death, dimensional exploration, and more. They make me think and most definitely not scroll, which is a good thing.”

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Watch THIS Wednesday Presented by | “The OA” on Netflix | November 29, 2023
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