Home Game: Season 1

Home Game: Season 1

Home Game: Season 1

Netflix docuseries exploring some of the most dangerous sports on Earth and the cultures that adore them.

2020USANetflix
DocumentarySport

Streaming (1 Provider)

EPISODE 1.1

Calcio Storico

Rugby meets mixed martial arts in the brutally violent calcio storico, a traditional sport of Florence, Italy, that dates back nearly 500 years.

EPISODE 1.2

Highland Games

Scotland's Highland games combine a cultural celebration with challenging athletic tests of strength — including the unique caber toss.

EPISODE 1.3

Freediving

For many in the Philippines, freediving without oxygen is a way of life. It's also a demanding sport that pushes the limits of the human body.

EPISODE 1.4

Roller Derby

In Austin, Texas, skaters find an inclusive and supportive community in roller derby, a competition that blends high speed and physical combat.

EPISODE 1.5

Kok Boru

In Kyrgyzstan, players throw themselves into the national sport of kok boru, a rough pololike game played on horses — with a dead goat as the ball.

EPISODE 1.6

Catch Fétiche

Professional wrestling in the Congo mixes athleticism and showmanship, but adds a layer of voodoo mysticism that makes it unlike anything else.

EPISODE 1.7

Makepung Lampit

Unique to Bali's Jembrana region, Makepung Lampit puts its own spin on drag racing. The vehicle is a water buffalo, the track a flooded rice field.

EPISODE 1.8

Pehlwani

Athletes have grappled in Pehlwani wrestling contests for centuries in India. Now women are competing in an arena once reserved for men.

Home Game: Season 1 / Reviews

Decider

Decider

Makes up for a lack of depth by choosing reasonably fascinating, obscure topics that pique our curiosity.

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Wall Street Journal

Wall Street Journal

It's shtick, often enough, but works remarkably well when the subject is something like Catch Fétiche, the Congo's take on professional wrestling.

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