A ragtag group of teenagers run wild in the streets of the Bronx in the late 1970s.
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 Ezekiel 'Books' Figuero / ... (11 episodes, 2016-2017)
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 Shaolin Fantastic (11 episodes, 2016-2017)
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 Mylene Cruz (11 episodes, 2016-2017)
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 Ra-Ra Kipling / ... (11 episodes, 2016-2017)
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 Boo-Boo Kipling / ... (11 episodes, 2016-2017)
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 Cadillac (11 episodes, 2016-2017)
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 Francisco 'Papa Fuerte' Cruz (11 episodes, 2016-2017)
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 Marcus 'Dizzee' Kipling / ... (11 episodes, 2016-2017)
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 Yolanda Kipling (11 episodes, 2016-2017)
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 Regina (11 episodes, 2016-2017)
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 Mrs. Cruz (11 episodes, 2016-2017)
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 Drugged Out Disco Queen (11 episodes, 2016-2017)
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 Adult Books (10 episodes, 2016-2017)
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 Pastor Ramon Cruz (10 episodes, 2016-2017)
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 Grandmaster Flash (10 episodes, 2016-2017)
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 Fat Annie (10 episodes, 2016-2017)
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 Dancer (10 episodes, 2016-2017)
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 Jackie Moreno (9 episodes, 2016-2017)
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 Wanda (9 episodes, 2016-2017)
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 Leon (8 episodes, 2016-2017)
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 Mr. Gunns (8 episodes, 2016-2017)
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 Little Wolf (8 episodes, 2016-2017)
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 Napoleon (7 episodes, 2016-2017)
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 Roy Asheton (7 episodes, 2016-2017)
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 Lopez (6 episodes, 2016-2017)
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 Adele Kipling (6 episodes, 2016-2017)
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 Crash (6 episodes, 2016-2017)
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 Ed Koch (6 episodes, 2016-2017)
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 Daze (6 episodes, 2016-2017)
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 Thor (6 episodes, 2016-2017)
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 Winston Kipling (5 episodes, 2016-2017)
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 Willie (5 episodes, 2016-2017)
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 Silent Carlito (5 episodes, 2016-2017)
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 Slim (5 episodes, 2016-2017)
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 DJ Kool Herc (5 episodes, 2016-2017)
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 Angela / ... (5 episodes, 2016-2017)
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 Halfback (5 episodes, 2016-2017)
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 Doo-Wop / ... (5 episodes, 2016-2017)
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 Shane Vincent (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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Rule the world.

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Drama | Music | Musical

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12 August 2016 (USA)  »

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Вiдрив  »

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$120,000,000 (estimated)
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Daveed Diggs (adult Books), Renee Elise Goldsberry (Misty Holloway), and Okieriete Onaodowan (Afrika Bambaataa) starred in the original cast of the Broadway musical Hamilton. Diggs as Marquis de Lafayette/Thomas Jefferson, Goldsberry as Angelica Schuyler, and Onaodowan as Hercules Mulligan/James Madison. See more »

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Genius!
31 August 2016 | by (Colorado) – See all my reviews

Let's start by saying I am a 54 year old white woman with a 15 year old son and we both LOVE this show - go figure! We just finished watching the final episode of this season and can not wait until the next season. The 70s, the Bronx, the clothes (Huckapoo shirts - I didn't think anyone remembered those but they were quintessential garments back then). What's not to love - the editing, the music, the story and characters are all genius. Baz Luhrman has done it again. Such nostalgia presented in a modern way. Love the news footage - I'm guessing some of it is authentic?!? I highly recommend this show. Have fun!


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