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The Get Down

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.

Show Info

Web channel: Netflix (2016 - 2017)
Average Runtime: 62 minutes
Status: Ended
Show Type: Scripted
Genres: DramaMusic
Episodes ordered: 5 episodes

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Previous Episode

Only from Exile Can We Come Home

Episode 2x05; Apr 7, 2017

While the B-boy community rallies in defense of the get down, Mylene's musical fate hangs in the balance, and Zeke receives some life-altering news.

Previous Episodes

Episode NameAirdateTrailer
2x05: Only from Exile Can We Come HomeApr 7, 2017
2x04: Gamble EverythingApr 7, 2017
2x03: One by One, Into the DarkApr 7, 2017
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