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Old 22.10.2014, 01:08
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Re: good TV series recomendations..... ?

Just seen a Beeb, sexed-up trailer for a new series, starting next Tues. - The Missing.
The trailer has certainly guaranteed my interest for the first episode, at least.
James Nesbitt stars.

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...and the thing stopping you from watching them from the beginning of Season 1 is...?
Time.
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Re: good TV series recomendations..... ?

i really like the walking dead!!
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Wal...%28season_5%29
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Old 22.10.2014, 11:05
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But ....... is it something you can just watch from the start of each series (like something like '24'), or is watching it dependant on having seen everything that's gone before?


As an afterthought, it's the same with Downton, too.
Homeland Series 4 is a bit of restart. You just have to know that Carrie is a wacky weirdo and that child she has is from a POW/Terrorist/Weirdo/Crackhead/Hangman player/You-name-it etc.
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Re: good TV series recomendations..... ?

I really like Téa Leoni in her new show "Madam Secretary".

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt3501074/

For the Geeks out there, Scorpion.

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt3514324/
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Old 22.10.2014, 11:41
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But you said the problem was picking up a show or series half way through. Just acquire (however thou wilst) all the episodes and watch them at your own pace from Season 1. Seems pretty straightforward.
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Old 22.10.2014, 14:36
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But you said the problem was picking up a show or series half way through. Just acquire (however thou wilst) all the episodes and watch them at your own pace from Season 1. Seems pretty straightforward.
I understood this - but I work on the principle that if I cant watch something when it's aired, then it's gone - not being dickheaded, just a case of prioritising my time, with everything else I have to do.

I don't always have time to watch everything I want to, as it is, and do sometimes record via Zattoo, but most things slip off the 20 day cliff before I have chance to watch them. I have two episodes of a new Aussie series, that I need to watch before the third comes along, but that's looking unlikely.

I really am unlikely to be able to afford many hours to catch up on 3 series of Homeland, which is why I asked if I could just start afresh with series 4.

I'm only grateful that I have a lifetime sub. on my film channel, then I don't feel bad when I haven't seen one for a few weeks.


Anyone with house, garden, family, pets, vehicles will understand what I mean ...... oh, and work.
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I understood this - but I work on the principle that if I cant watch something when it's aired, then it's gone - not being dickheaded, just a case of prioritising my time, with everything else I have to do.

I don't always have time to watch everything I want to, as it is, and do sometimes record via Zattoo, but most things slip off the 20 day cliff before I have chance to watch them. I have two episodes of a new Aussie series, that I need to watch before the third comes along, but that's looking unlikely.

I really am unlikely to be able to afford many hours to catch up on 3 series of Homeland, which is why I asked if I could just start afresh with series 4.

I'm only grateful that I have a lifetime sub. on my film channel, then I don't feel bad when I haven't seen one for a few weeks.

Anyone with house, garden, family, pets, vehicles will understand what I mean ...... oh, and work.
That's an odd mentality imo, and means you will never see some of the most amazing shows ever made, simply because they happened to already have aired.

You can still watch the shows when you get time, you'll just take longer to get through them.
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Old 22.10.2014, 14:50
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That's an odd mentality imo, and means you will never see some of the most amazing shows ever made, simply because they happened to already have aired.

You can still watch the shows when you get time, you'll just take longer to get through them.
Then they're missed, otherwise it's a snowball effect.

Reminds me of a scene in Ocean's 11 (Clooney remake), when the explosives guy is sat in a hotel room watching a live TV broadcast of them blowing up a casino/hotel tower for demolition, that's actually taking place in real life, behind him, through the balcony doors.
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Re: good TV series recomendations..... ?

I think what your problem is: You want to watch to many shows at the same time. It is like the todays youth, thy to not go just to one party but to six, ten, or even more at the same evening, just to not miss anything.

Pick a few and stick to them. You cannot go to Bali and be at the same time in Veracruz.
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Old 22.10.2014, 15:05
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Re: good TV series recomendations..... ?

I used to be a one show person, but as I get older and boredom sets in (and less partys to go to per night ), my library has expanded quite significantly.

Definately prefer watching shows after the season is over, so I don't have to wait to see how plots develope (for linear shows).

Even non-linear shows, if watched in order, one can really appreciate the character developement over the course of the running (for well written shows).

Right now Bob's Burgers is my top watch (just finished seasons 3)---the show just keeps on getting better!

Started "The Middle", is alright, has a few moments, but more of of a time wasting show.
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Then they're missed, otherwise it's a snowball effect.

Reminds me of a scene in Ocean's 11 (Clooney remake), when the explosives guy is sat in a hotel room watching a live TV broadcast of them blowing up a casino/hotel tower for demolition, that's actually taking place in real life, behind him, through the balcony doors.
your answer is intercontinental travel... this is where I catchup on shows
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I gave Homeland a try, but could barely finish watching the entire season 1, mainly because an overstretched plot, in my opinion. Probably not my cup of coffee.
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Peaky Blinders- season two.
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Re: good TV series recomendations..... ?

My favourites:


-Boardwalk Empire
-The Bridge (US)
-Ray Donovan
-True Detective
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Old 27.10.2014, 15:28
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Re: good TV series recomendations..... ?

First World Problem: Every Monday morning I live in fear that my Slingbox has failed to record the latest Walking Dead from my tv in South Carolina during the night and I will have to track it down somewhere.

How do those of you with no Slingbox watch it? (Just in case my nightmare comes true!) Do you watch it on your computer or is it actually on television here?
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Re: good TV series recomendations..... ?

download it through www.warez-bb.org


-become member of www.warez-bb.org
-get subscription for filesharing site like rapidgator or UL
-search for tv series on www.warez-bb.org ,look for your specific filesharing link (RG or UL)
-download the tv series in the format you prefer from the filesharing link(resolution:720P,1080P etc.)
-watch the tv series on your PC or via HDMI cable (from PC to TV) on your TV
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Re: good TV series recomendations..... ?

With regards to Homeland, you really should watch the original Israeli series "Hatufim" (Prisoners Of War). You can easily find it online with english subs (there are 2 seasons).
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Re: good TV series recomendations..... ?

Amazon TV have made a few pilots, one of them has been made into a series. "Alpha House" with John Goodman.

The other side of The West Wing.

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2584038/
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Re: good TV series recomendations..... ?

Good ones:
The Walking Dead
Sons of Anarchy
24
The Glades

Not so good:
Nikita (the new one, with Maggie Q)
Arrow
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Re: good TV series recomendations..... ?

The Walking Dead
Spartacus
Game of Thrones
The Pillars of the Earth
Vikings


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