Title Recommendations based on Doc Cochran
Growing up, Quentin Coldwater was obsessed with the children's book series Fillory and Further: a Narnia-like adventure about travel to a magical land. And now Quintin is fulfilling his dream of studying magic as a secret school called Brakebills. Magic is dangerous, though, and there may be bigger things looming in his future than just passing the next exam.
Anne with an E centers on a young orphaned girl in the late 1890's, who, after an abusive childhood spent in orphanages and the homes of strangers, is mistakenly sent to live with an elderly woman and her aging brother.
Percy Jackson isn't expecting freshman orientation to be any fun. But when a mysterious mortal acquaintance appears on campus, followed by demon cheerleaders, things quickly move from bad to diabolical. Time is running out as war between the Olympians, and the evil Titan lord Kronos draws near.
Bilbo Baggins was a hobbit who wanted to be left alone in quiet comfort. But the wizard Gandalf came along with a band of homeless dwarves. Soon Bilbo was drawn into their quest, facing evil orcs, savage wolves, giant spiders, and worse unknown dangers. Finally, it was Bilbo?alone and unaided?who had to confront the great dragon Smaug, the terror of an entire countryside . . .
In the near future, a weary Logan cares for an ailing Professor X in a hideout on the Mexican border. But Logan's attempts to hide from the world and his legacy are upended when a young mutant arrives, pursued by dark forces.
The fate of the galaxy rests in the hands of bitter rivals. One, James Kirk, is a delinquent, thrill-seeking Iowa farm boy. The other, Spock, a Vulcan, was raised in a logic-based society that rejects all emotion. As fiery instinct clashes with calm reason, their unlikely but powerful partnership is the only thing capable of leading their crew through unimaginable danger—boldly going where no one has gone before.
Gritty, suspenseful, and hardboiled, True Detective emerged in 2014 as a great contribution to the crime genre and another instant HBO classic. With engrossing dialogue and stark conflict of personalities, True Detective is thrilling, moving, and worthy of its high critical acclaim—with meditations on mortality and what it means to be a true detective and a good human being.
Raymond "Red" Reddington is an international criminal mastermind, listed as number four on the FBI's Most Wanted list. But one day, Red walks straight into FBI headquarters and gives himself up. In exchange for good treatment, he's offered to give up his list of criminal contacts—"The Blacklist," as he calls it. Yet Red always keeps his motives mysterious.
As members of the Peaky Blinders, a local criminal gang, Tommy Shelby and his relatives navigate the treacherous social landscape to solidify their power within the city in post-WWI Birmingham, England. With the arrival of inspector Major Campbell and the tireless scrutiny of Sir Winston Churchill, organized crime is facing some tough opposition. Tommy and his Peaky Blinders plan on circumventing the crackdown, but it's not going to be easy.
Jax Teller is a mechanic in the Teller-Morrow Auto Shop. But his larger responsibilities come as vice-president of Sons of Anarchy Motorcycle Club (SAMCRO), which does a lot more than fix cars. Founded by his father, SAMCRO is one of the most profitable arms trafficking businesses on the west coast—an arrangement made possible by their ties to the Irish Republican Army. The Sons are well-loved within Charming, but they have no shortage of enemies outside of it. Cops, feds, and rival gangs are all looking to take the Sons down.
Harold Finch attempts to stop murders using only social security numbers that he illegally receives from a secret government surveillance system called the Machine. John Reese is Finch's man on the ground to track down and stop the violent crimes that the Machine tells them about. Given that everyone thinks John Reese is dead, he's the perfect one for the mission.
Ragnar Lothbrok is determined to convince the local chieftain, Earl Haraldson, to allow the Viking fleet to sail West, where great riches may await. While Ragnar tries to fulfill his destiny, his wife Lagertha must try to protect her family from the fallout of his actions and from those who stand in his way.
Key & Peele stars Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele, both former cast members of MADtv. The series follows the stars through sketches about racist superheroes, ridiculously named NFL players, and much more.
With special powers of hearing others' thoughts, Sookie Stackhouse stays appraised of everything happening around her including supernatural gatherings, freak accidents, and vampire attacks. But sometimes she just wants to tune out the noise..
With powerful skills as a psychic, Patrick Jane became a television phenomenon. During one of his TV appearances, he called the infamous serial killer Red John "ugly and sad." This taunt provoked Red John to kill Patrick's wife and daughter—driving Patrick to swear vengeance at any cost. Now working as a consultant at the California Bureau of Investigation, Patrick feels that working with the CBI finally gives him the chance to use his powers for good. Still, he never loses sight of his goal—Patrick is with the CBI to figure out who Red John is and kill him.