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    Updated on Jan 16, 2019. Posted on Jan 16, 2019

    15 Reasons Why You Should Be Watching Netflix's "Bodyguard" Right Now

    Ummm Robb Stark plays a British bodyguard? Do you really need more reasons?

    So ICYMI, Bodyguard is a BBC TV drama that's got everyone talking (and watching!), and here's why:

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    1. The TV series follows the story of sergeant David Budd, a war veteran who's been assigned to be the bodyguard of Julia Montague, Home Secretary and a Conservative MP.

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    2. And it all gets complicated very quickly, because it turns out that David and Julia have completely different political views.

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    3. Still, because this is TV and opposites ALWAYS attract, we get glimpses of some serious ~romantic~ tension between them, and it's very spicy (but like in a proper British kind of way).

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    4. Just think of this show as a v. good action movie, with lots of political intrigue but also plenty of steamy scenes.

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    No complaints here!

    5. Also, the plot is great — there's plenty of twists and turns to keep your heart rate up in between said steamy scenes.

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    6. Some more info: David Budd is played by Scottish actor Richard Madden, who you most likely know as the guy that played Robb Stark in Game of Thrones.

    7. And you may know his co-star, Keeley Hawes, from her roles in other crime dramas like High-Rise and The Bank Job.

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    8. And outside of the focus on David and Julia's relationship, the show also tackles some big topics, like government corruption and terrorism...

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    9. And the show's portrayal of David's struggle with untreated PTSD has hit home for many viewers.

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    10. More reasons why you can't miss it: Richard Madden just won a Golden Globe Award for his role in the show!

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    11. And Bodyguard as a whole had also been nominated at the recent Golden Globes for Best Drama TV Series.

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    The Golden Globe ultimately went to The Americans, ICYWW.

    12. Currently, Bodyguard has a score of 92% on Rotten Tomatoes, which is very impressive for a TV show.

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    13. And any anglophile will be happy to know that much of the show was filmed in London.

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    14. And finally, there is only one season out at the moment — and it only has six episodes!

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    So really, we're not sure what you're waiting for!??

    15. AND, that first season is now available on Netflix, so get in the car, guys, 'cause we're hopping on that Bodyguard bandwagon now okay??

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    So far, there's no news yet about a second season, but when it comes, we'll be ready for it!

    This post was translated from Spanish.