The British are coming, the British are coming! While the frantic cries of Paul Revere served their purpose at the time, the Brits still managed to set up permanent shop on United States territory -- not because of the British empire's superior military might, of course, but because of America's superior technological innovation. We're obviously talking about Netflix.
While the Redcoats may have tried and failed to crush the irrepressible will of the American people in 1776 and 1812, we are a forgiving nation, at least when it comes to people who share economic and cultural beliefs with us. To be fair, they've produced some outstanding television in the post-World War 2 years, and a lot of the UK's best has made its way to Netflix. Check out the following titles the next time you're feeling sympathetic toward the lobsterbacks.