Amen. It's a forgotten masterpiece that was cancelled way before its time.
It's pretty wild that Netflix never got the rights to this considering they poached so many other UK's Channel 4 shows like Black Mirror, TEOTFW, Top Boy, etc.
Its so hard to convince my friends to give this series a shot when there's no streaming options. Shame that's kind of the world we live in these days(amongst other things)
This show felt more like "It seems like it should be one of the best shows... but"
Shot well, has cool scenes and themes does a lot right, but the final product just isnt quite there (for me) and like a lot of high concept things the grand scheme just doesnt make a lot of sense.
Its been a while since i watched it but that was my general feeling at the time iirc.
Will probably get a lot of flak but I don't think Utopia is that great of a show. Season 1 is truly compelling television - stylish, beautifully shot, real convincing actors with genuine performances but most importantly it was very grounded in reality. You can put yourself in the events of the show and imagine this actually happening to you.
Season 2 was a slow, boring, bloated mess full of extremely contrived events and decisions that just didn't make any sense.
This has to have been one of the most intense shows I have ever seen. The music, the cinematography and the cast are all so gripping. At times it is hard to watch (the scene with the sand for instance) yet I couldn't tear myself away.
I can’t recall another thriller series where, when a bad guy is captured and reveals their masterplan, you think "oh shit, they've got a point."
I'm just gonna leave this [scene](https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=IhPTUog6DWc) here.
I thought the first season was perfect and amazing. But it took a dip in writing in Season 2. While still great, it didn't feel as intense. But huge shame they cancelled it. I loved the ending of Season 2 and where it could have gone
Really rustles my jimmies that there isn't going to be a season 3. I loved this show so much.
All time favourite show! Used a line from it for my reddit username.
Will never forget this [scene](https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UxVrVV-fDSs)
But don't confuse it for an Australian comedy with Rob Sitch!
One of the best soundtracks in a TV series as well.
This show is recommended a lot, but I can't seem to find any streaming source for it. It's not on hulu, Netflix, Amazon Video, or iTunes. Does anyone know of a way to watch this (legally) in the US?
yeah wish hbo/netflix revamps this show
Too bad it didn't have at least one more season to wrap things up :/
Thanks for reminding me to watch this show again. I never finished it because I quit caring what happens. That is not a fault of the show, I just had to care more about real life at the time.