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This brilliant trick got a Norwegian comedy onto Netflix’s recommended list

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I was poking around the other day for something new to watch on Netflix that I hadn't seen before, and I came across a series from Norway I hadn't heard of that looked to be a Vikings-era comedy that Netflix was recommending I check out. It's called Norsemen and I thought it was reasonably funny, but it wasn't clear until today how this show, which I certainly hadn't previously been aware of, came to be among the list of recommended titles showing up for me.

Long story short: Norsemen showrunner Anders Tangen seems to have figured out a brilliant hack for getting Netflix's recommendation algorithm to pick up his series. Here's how he did it.

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