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You’ve no doubt seen ‘Schitt’s Creek’ on social media but might be in the (ever-decreasing) group of people who still haven’t dived in to experience the utter joy of the Canadian comedy series.
After sweeping the board at this year’s Emmys (bagging nine awards and breaking a few records in the process), now is the perfect time to get stuck into the feel-good, fishes-out-of-water comedy everyone is talking about...
How To Stream ‘Schitt’s Creek’ In Australia:
It’s as easy as the seven-letter word Netflix.
All six seasons of ‘Schitt’s Creek’ are on the streaming service in Australia, meaning you have no excuse for not tuning in to ultimate father-son duo, Eugene and Dan Levy’s utterly hilarious antics.
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— Netflix ANZ (@NetflixANZ) September 21, 2020
Why You Should Watch ‘Schitt’s Creek’:
It’s very 2020
A family of five forced to live in close proximity to each other under stressful circumstances sounds pretty familiar, right? No wonder the show’s popularity has soared over the last six months.
Everyone is welcome
‘Schitt’s Creek’ is a hate-free zone. The fact David is queer is never mentioned, or worse, used as a punchline. Same for Ronnie. Instead their sexuality is casual and as unremarkable as any of the straight characters. That might not sound a lot, but for a mainstream, hugely successful show to normalise LGBTQ people in this way and not feel like a box-ticking exercise is still pretty radical - even in 2020.
Speaking at the GLAAD Gala last year, Daniel Levy, who plays David and also co-created the show, said he “seized the opportunity...