A TV Recommendation
I do recommend, however, starting the story from the beginning, rather than jumping in the middle. I have had good luck with streaming TV shows via Amazon.
Random Observations for Students of Economics
I am the Robert M. Beren Professor of Economics at Harvard University, where I teach introductory economics (ec 10). I use this blog to keep in touch with my current and former students. Teachers and students at other schools, as well as others interested in economic issues, are welcome to use this resource.