10 TV Shows We Prefer to Watch With Closed Captioning

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TV viewers with hearing problems use closed captioning all the time, of course. But have a conversation with those who don’t medically require the aid, and you might be surprised to discover they still employ it — at least while watching certain shows (we’re looking at you, Tom Hardy’s Taboo).

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Here are 10 series we turn the closed captioning on for, for various reasons (accents, speed of dialogue, heavy plot exposition, simply to help us stay awake). When do you find yourself using it? Tell us in the comments.

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Taboo airs Tuesday at 10 p.m. on FX.