Out of sheer boredom, I was watching some piece of Netflix tripe called Designated Survivor, which is a peculiar mixture of dystopia and liberal bollocks (Cliff Notes: don’t bother). Ordinarily, shows of this ilk get about ten minutes’ attention before I move on to another offering, but I didn’t do so with this one, and watched the entire first season.
Because the female costar was the astonishing Brit actress Natascha McElhone:
She’s one of those rare beauties who looks good even when she’s not made up and posed:
Ultimately, though, the basic premise of the show was settled by the final episode of Season 1, so the next (or any other future) season will remain unwatched. And by the way: Kiefer Sutherland (the show’s protagonist) is a total wuss. [2,000 words about Canadian actors deleted]