Netflix: Coming and Going

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Tara Roumes , Features Editor

Many subscribers of Netflix are shedding a tear as they say goodbye to many of their favorite shows and movies. For example, Mamma Mia, Little Women, and Groundhog Day, are all leaving Netflix because their contracts with Netflix are ending. All of the favorite comedies, romantic films, or documentaries can be found on streaming services such as HBO, CBS All Access, or a new streaming site called Disney+ where a variety of films and shows owned by Disney will be. Keep an eye out for titles leaving but pay close attention to upcoming shows that will keep you watching! 

Here are a few shows and movies leaving Netflix from now until the end of 2019. 

Friends won’t “be there for you” on Netflix… One of the most popular Netflix shows was announced to be leaving Netflix at the beginning of 2020. Subscribers to Netflix are saying a final goodbye to the iconic cast of Friends, including Jennifer Anston, Lisa Kudrow, Courtney Cox, Mathew Perry, Matt Leblanc, and David Schiwmmer. Starting in 2020, a new streaming service called WarnerMedia will have all 10 seasons of the 90’s sitcom. For Netflix, this is “The One Where We Say Goodbye.” 

Everybody Stay Calm…Everybody Stay Calm!” If you are behind on NBC’s famous TV show, The Office, you still have time to catch up! Netflix has announced they are removing The Office and returning its rights to NBC. While this show is massively streamed through Netflix, they decided to postpone the date to the end of 2020 allowing watchers to have a full year to continue streaming the hilarious comedy. 

“Remember me though I have to say goodbye.” The Day of the Dead, or Dia de Los Muertos, also known from the movie Coco, will be leaving Netflix in November. The musical, family oriented movie has been loved nation wide but is now saying goodbye to their home on Netflix. 

“But in the end it’s only a passing thing, this shadow; even darkness must pass.”  It is the last time fans will be able to stream the two major films of Lord of The Rings trilogies, The Two Towers and the Return of the King. With HBO holding tight onto their streaming service, all original and recent Lord of the Rings movies will be found on HBO’s streaming site. With adventure, fantasy, epic characters and lines from the novel written by J.R.R. Tolkien, Netflix will miss these creative movies. 

While some contracts are ending, many are just beginning. Netflix will still be streaming many shows and movies and are about to have even more. New and upcoming films include, The King, Grease, and Step Brothers. Some shows will include Mars: Season 2, Queer Eye, and Green Eggs and Ham. Stay tuned for the changing cycle of Netflix shows and movies. 

Here are some of the upcoming titles! 

“Tell me about it, Stud.” The 1971 romantic musical Grease now available on Netflix for all to watch! Singing and dancing will have you in an adventure of friends, highschool and love. Your eyes will never leave the screen as you watch famous leather jacket Danny Zuko and Australian exchange student Sandy Dee finding themselves again. 

The Matrix Sci-fi and fantasy are arising as The Matrix is making a showing on Netflix. Now, subscribers are able to binge watch all three movies: The Matrix, The Matrix Reloaded, and The Matrix Revolutions. Watch as a computer hacker, Neo, breaks free from the simulation of reality. 

“You do not like them. So you say. Try them! Try them! And you may!” A new animated version of Dr. Seuss’s Green Eggs and Ham, will debut this November. Following Dr. Seuss’s books, character names of this series include Sam-I-Am and Guy-I-Am and episode titles include “Here”, “Car”, “Train”, even “Anywhere”! This fun and exciting TV series for those who enjoy the master, Dr. Seuss himself.