Netflix is committed to finding out exactly what you like. For Netflix, it isn't enough to know that you prefer comedies to dramas, it wants to know if you prefer your comedies slapstick, witty, dysfunctional or Canadian, to name some real examples.
Is this all part of the site's plan to brainwash us? Perhaps. Netflix is notorious for tracking users' habits, so much so that it even created a show based on the data it collected; it's called "House Of Cards," and it's a huge hit.
But the ridiculously specific way that Netflix categorizes its movies and television is often really funny, so we'll let the creepiness slide for now.
These are the strangest Netflix categories we could find:
Canadian Made-for-TV Movies
Con-Game Movies From The 1940s
Mind-Bending Romantic Foreign Movies
Imaginative Time Travel Movies From The 1980s
Critically-Acclaimed Slice Of Life Documentaries
Understated Detective TV Shows
Dark Canadian Thrillers
Witty Dysfunctional-Family TV Animated Comedies
Suspenseful Spy Movies Based On Real Life
Violent Nightmare-Vacation Movies