Not Great, Not Terrible

Leor Grebler
2 min readSep 10, 2019
Screenshot from HBO’s Chernobyl

If you haven’t seen HBO’s Chernobyl, you should. It’s well done, relatively short, and intense. It’s hard to spoil the show because, you know, Chernobyl but if you’re super-sensitive to that… save reading this for after you watch.

There’s one scene where the head of the plant responds to the radiation measurement of 3.6 Roentgen as “Not great, not terrible”. He’s looking for anything that will confirm that things are OK…

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