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The Get Down 

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A ragtag group of teenagers run wild in the streets of the Bronx in the late 1970s.
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Friday, August 12, 2016
S1.E6 Raise Your Words, Not Your Voice
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Dizzee has a new experience at a secret party in the city. As the guys gear up for a explosive DJ battle, Zeke boards a political rollercoaster.


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 Ezekiel / ... (12 episodes, 2016-2017)
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 Shaolin Fantastic (12 episodes, 2016-2017)
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 Mylene Cruz (12 episodes, 2016-2017)
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 Ra-Ra / ... (12 episodes, 2016-2017)
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 Cadillac (12 episodes, 2016-2017)
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 Francisco 'Papa Fuerte' Cruz (12 episodes, 2016-2017)
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 Yolanda Kipling (12 episodes, 2016-2017)
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 Regina (12 episodes, 2016-2017)
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 Pastor Ramon Cruz (11 episodes, 2016-2017)
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 Grandmaster Flash (11 episodes, 2016-2017)
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 Fat Annie (11 episodes, 2016-2017)
Alfred Pollo Perez ...
 Dancer (11 episodes, 2016-2017)
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 Mr. Gunns (9 episodes, 2016-2017)
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 Mrs. Cruz (8 episodes, 2016-2017)
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 Little Wolf (7 episodes, 2016-2017)
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 Marcus 'Dizzee' Kipling (6 episodes, 2016)
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 Jackie Moreno (6 episodes, 2016)
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 Wanda (6 episodes, 2016)
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 Roy Asheton (6 episodes, 2016-2017)
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 Adult Books (5 episodes, 2016)
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 Leon (5 episodes, 2016)
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 Lopez (5 episodes, 2016)
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 Thor (5 episodes, 2016-2017)
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 Halfback (5 episodes, 2016-2017)
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 Doowop / ... (5 episodes, 2016-2017)
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 Carmelita (5 episodes, 2017)
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The Get Down focuses on 1970s New York City - broken down and beaten up, violent, cash strapped -- dying. Consigned to rubble, a rag-tag crew of South Bronx teenagers are nothings and nobodies with no one to shelter them - except each other, armed only with verbal games, improvised dance steps, some magic markers and spray cans. From Bronx tenements, to the SoHo art scene; from CBGBs to Studio 54 and even the glass towers of the just-built World Trade Center, The Get Down is a mythic saga of how New York at the brink of bankruptcy gave birth to hip-hop, punk and disco -- told through the lives and music of the South Bronx kids who changed the city, and the world...forever. Written by Netflix

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12 August 2016 (USA)  »

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$120,000,000 (estimated)
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In 1970 a Community Organization in Detroit, Michigan was named Operation Get Down. OGD provided recreation services, educational opportunities for diploma candidates, food co-op, Senior Citizens program, arts and crafts, camping, Sports, entertainment, educational resources and trouble shooting services for the City Airport Community. Rosemary Messenger created several murals within the facility. This Organization created the blueprint for successful inner city youths. See more »

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Classy
13 August 2016 | by (usa) – See all my reviews

I was not there then but I can appreciate it. At times, it feels slightly overplayed (the gang scenes in EP 1 for example), but otherwise it's well done.

Music is exactly what you'd expect and the women are gorgeous. I also like the flashback elements. They were effective and not overly long or preachy, as flashbacks can get.

Story is layered, starts off at several ends and slowly weaves together. I have really enjoyed it so far.

The series also uses documentary to weave real life elements together as a political statement of the ghetto 70's NY. It's hard to imagine just how corrupted NYC was in the 70s. Just crazy


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