• Vikings midseason finale. (SBS)Source: SBS
Catch up on Vikings season 4 as it begins its midseason hiatus – then watch a bunch of other fantastic stuff.
Nick Bhasin

29 Apr 2016 - 11:52 AM  UPDATED 29 Apr 2016 - 12:11 PM

Welcome to The Weekly Binge, a column by The Guide editor Nick Bhasin, who takes you on a delightful jaunt through the TV highlights on SBS On Demand.

Not sure what to watch? Read this column. Tired of watching the same stuff and looking for something new? Read this column. Feeling a little meh and just generally need to smile, laugh and love? Read this column.


Vikings is going on hiatus


I said, Vikings is going on hiatus.


So they can work on the second part of the season, which should return in October.

Why October?

October is the most significant month in Vikings mythology.


I’m not sure. Either way, you are going to want to be all caught up when the show returns, so head over to SBS On Demand to watch the episodes you’ve missed. Here’s the last episode of season 4A:


Bosch season 2 already premiered oh god I hope you didn’t miss it

I might have missed it. What are we talking about?

The second season of Bosch is starting on SBS on 4 May – but the first episode is already on SBS On Demand!

Whoa, hang on. Just hang on one –

There’s no time! Watch it right now:

And when you’re done with that, watch Titus Welliver, the star of Bosch, do amazing Al Pacino impressions: 


Do you like conspiracies? Thrillers? Conspiracy thrillers? Then you’ll love Utopia

Isn’t this an ABC show? The one with all the talking?


So is it the cancelled American reality show?


Then what is it?

It’s a 2013 UK thriller about people running from an organisation looking for a manuscript that predicts world disasters. It’s written by Dennis Kelly, who co-wrote the amazing Pulling series with Sharon Horgan.

Series one and two are on SBS On Demand. Here’s the first episode:


Relive the end of Mad Men

I know. It’s hard to feel that kind of pain again. That hurt. But whether you liked how it wrapped up or not, Mad Men was a show layered with hidden clues and meanings that wouldn’t be so noticeable upon initial viewing.

Wait a minute – I haven’t even seen the seventh season the first time around!

Well, then this is a no-brainer.

Catch up on season seven on SBS On Demand. Here’s the latest episode:


How to Die: Simon’s Choice – a balanced view on assisted dying

We at The Guide have explored the complexities of euthanasia. There are very strong feelings on both sides of the debate. A lot of documentaries might lean one way or the other, but How to Die presents both sides. It’s not easy viewing, but it’s worth it. The Guardian certainly thought so. So did this person and this person, if that means anything to you.

Watch the doc here:


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