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Re: good TV series recomendations..... ?

Started Sherlock tonight...very good, interesting, funny...thanks for the recommendation
Also Awake...hmmm...I need the second episode for an opinion but it makes you watch more
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Old 03.03.2012, 02:10
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Re: good TV series recomendations..... ?

Series I've watch over and over again:
- Seinfeld
- Twin Peaks (Who killed Laura Palmer?)
- Arrested Development

I think I'll still be quoting Seinfeld when I get old, I just can't have enough ..:


I also highly recommend The Wire, it took me two or three attempts to start but then it was finished in a few days..

30 Rock was pretty good for the first two or three seasons but then I gradually sort of stopped watching, haven't seen the recent stuff, maybe it's back on track?

X-Files is also a classic..

And I can't wait for Game of Thrones, the countdown has started..
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Old 03.03.2012, 02:13
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Re: good TV series recomendations..... ?

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Series I've watch over and over again:
- Seinfeld
- Twin Peaks (Who killed Laura Palmer?)
- Arrested Development

I think I'll still be quoting Seinfeld when I get old, I just can't have enough ..:


I also highly recommend The Wire, it took me two or three attempts to start but then it was finished in a few days..

30 Rock was pretty good for the first two or three seasons but then I gradually sort of stopped watching, haven't seen the recent stuff, maybe it's back on track?

X-Files is also a classic..

And I can't wait for Game of Thrones, the countdown has started..
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Re: good TV series recomendations..... ?

EVERYONE will be quoting Seinfeld for years. We already have been since it ended.....not that there's anything wrong with that.

No one has mentioned True Blood yet. It's fantastic!
Psyche
Monk--gotta love him
Any season of Survivor
I loved Reaper, but it didn't last all that long
Any season of 24
The Office
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Then if you want current....

GLEE
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Re: good TV series recomendations..... ?

My favorites:

1. Modern Family
2. The Big Bang Theory
3. New Girl
4. Sherlock
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Old 03.03.2012, 08:27
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Re: good TV series recomendations..... ?

Apart from 'Sherlock', 'Downton Abbey' and 'Rome', all the series mentioned are from the US and (I must confess) I find with very few exceptions, American series lack a raw edginess that great British TV has. The last US made series that really grabbed me was 'The X Files'.

I'd recommend:

Wire In The Blood
The Body Farm
Prime Suspect
Rome (only somewhat historically accurate, but more so than Hollywood)
Frost

Lightweight, but still fun, are: Midsomer Murders (set in a genteel English county with a murder rate higher than South Central LA), Pan Am (total, fluffy, nonsense - with great 'eye candy') and 'Call The Midwife' (the latter based on a former Midwife's memoirs).

Having a lot of English blood in me, I am biased towards UK comedy. US comedy I find for the most part trite and puerile (and take away the laff-track and there are quite literally no laughs to be had). The shows that do start out funny (Mork and Mindy, Taxi) get ruined when the "suits" go and "improve" them (Robin William's improv in M&M had been pretty much eliminated by season 2). The only US comedy show that has been consistently funny is Saturday Night Live, and even then it's now less funny than in it's heyday in the 70s (I'm showing my age, I suppose...). I do like The Big Bang Theory, not always funny, but has some great science jokes
Great English comedy I'd recommend:

Blackadder
The Young Ones
Absolutely Fabulous
The Vicar of Dibley
Little Britain (spotty, but when it gets it right - incredibly funny)
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Old 03.03.2012, 08:53
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I just love "Mad Men," not to mention the eye candy that is Jon Hamm.
I second that ("Mad Men", not the eye candy :-)
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Re: good TV series recomendations..... ?

I'll second (third, fourth or whatever) some

Battlestar Galactica
Breaking Bad
Dexter
Rome (forgot about this but loved it)
Seinfeld
Reaper
The Mentalist
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Re: good TV series recomendations..... ?

All mentioned but wanted to add my vote:

Big Bang Theory
Lie to me
The closer
Castle
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Re: good TV series recomendations..... ?

Loved....
Six Feet Under
The Sopranos
I Claudius
The West Wing
This Life

But my all time favourite (it's pretty old) is
Northern Exposure

For a laugh I like
Flight of the Conchords
Coupling (another old one)
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Big Bang theory : from the producers of "Two and a half men"
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Re: good TV series recomendations..... ?

Watch:
Game of Thrones
Shameless (US)
Walking Dead
House (as always)
Being Human (US)
Hardcore Pawn
Modern Family
True Blood
Raising Hope
American Horror Story (although the end kinda sucked)
Top Gear


Avoid:
Greys Anatomy (Yawn- Is it really still going? I bet there is a love triangle somewhere etc)
Lie to me (Next episode: Main guy- "So you did it.", Other- "No I didn't", Main guy stares at other guy, "Liar". Rinse and repeat.
Any Ghost Hunting show. "Shhh, what was that?"
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Re: good TV series recomendations..... ?

How could I have forgotten my Monday night delight???

Paranormal State.
Psychic Kids

Addicted to it.

(The Psychic Chip Coffey is coming to Arizona in April. May try to attend his event.)
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Re: good TV series recomendations..... ?

The show 'Chuck' just finished in it's 5th season, but I really enjoyed it!

I'd also recommend 'Parenthood' and 'Downton Abbey'.
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A few new shows we are enjoying in 2013: House of Cards (starring Kevin Spacey); The Following (starring Kevin Bacon); Banshee; and The Americans
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Re: good TV series recomendations..... ?

Oh my word no one has mentioned 'the good wife' on more4 Thursdays at 10pm. Can,t get better than that. But better even to get the DVDs of series 1 -3 first, you'll never go out again.
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Re: good TV series recomendations..... ?

Just finished Breaking Bad and loved it.

Now watching Homeland. Entourage is good too.
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Suits
Entourage
Breaking Bad
Boardwalk empire
Weeds
Modern Family
Community (first season)
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Re: good TV series recomendations..... ?

anyone caught S01E01 of Cult yet? It aired this week.
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