When I travel for work, I try to ensure I have a two hour layover minimum because I am horrible at navigating airports. My last work trip to DC ended up have 4-5 hour layovers in Atlanta. While I like curling up with a good book like the next person, I often find myself distracting by all the great people watching unless I am listening to something. Also, with my two short flights, it’s diffcult to get really sucked into a book.
Hence, I chose to download a series to watch on my phone. I was looking through Hulu, Netflix, and Amazon for a series that I could sink my teeth into without my husband hating he couldn’t watch it too.
Once I saw the Jack Ryan title on Amazon, I remembered that I was so excited to watch this show! It was a must see because
- Who doesn’t love a good spy/mystery show? I remember thinking I would apply to work for the CIA or FBI when I was first starting out in my software engineering program and looking at all the cybersecurity courses. While I know Jack Ryan is so not the career I would have had, it’s nice to live vicariously through him.
- It’s JOHN KRASINSKI! I can’t believe how much I fell in love with him when he portrayed Jim in The Office. I have yet to dislike any TV show or movie where he is part of the cast.
I was sucked into Tom Clancy’s world from the first episode. The mystery and strategy peaked my interest. Plus, Tom Clancy knows how to throw in good plot twists!
Two side notes: One, I don’t recommend watching this in public areas. Some of the episodes have nudity. Two, according to IMDB a second season is in the works to be released in 2019! I’m so freaking excited!!!
I want to leave you with this clip of John while he was competing on Lip Sync Battle. Bye bye bye!