Why 'Limitless' Ended Up Being a Great TV Show About Millennial Angst

So the Limitless TV series is leaving Netflix next week. And I'm not sure I've ever fully explained my weird soft spot for it as a vastly underrated study of Millennial anxiety. Before the show disappears, and while there is still time for people to spend a weekend binging it, here's my case for why it was a more insightful and introspective show than the movie it was based on that engaged fully with the bankruptcy of meritocracy and the peculiar contradictions of what it meant to find yourself at the end of your youth as a Millennial.


This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://www.vice.com/en_us/article/k7q7g9/why-limitless-ended-up-being-a-great-tv-show-about-millennial-angst
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