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

Discovered "Continuum" recently.
Absolutely hooked - and shocked at how close we actually are to the events depicted in it.
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Old 18.07.2013, 14:19
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Bates Motel was good.
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Old 18.07.2013, 14:20
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Re: good TV series recomendations..... ?

As weird as it sounds, but currently, TV holds very little of interest for me. Sure, I watch my usual stuff, which I shall list promptly due to me recommending this stuff. So here's the list, followed by the reasons why I'm not so interested in the telly anymore.
  • The Walking Dead
  • Falling Skies
  • Defiance - although this has gotten very boring very quickly
  • The Venture Bros.

And that's basically it. I am fairly certain that I'm forgetting at least one show, but this is how engaged I currently am in televisionry. Basically, it all sounds very uninteresting. The few shows I've given a chance in the past few months - mainly "Under the Dome" - were boring and very formulaic.

So here's the part that explains why I still watch TV. I am currently rewatching old stuff. I've started watching the complete Oban Star Racers the other day and I'm enjoying myself immensely.
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Old 18.07.2013, 14:20
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Re: good TV series recomendations..... ?

Supernatural - great for people who like ghostie/demon stuff.
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Re: good TV series recomendations..... ?

Netflix:
House of Cards
The State Within
Spooks (where is series 9 & 10 ?!)
The Bletchley Circle
The Inbetweeners
24 very good but a bit drawn out in places .... and seriously addictive!
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Old 18.07.2013, 15:24
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Re: good TV series recomendations..... ?

True Blood
Homeland
Suits
Broadwalk Empire
ROME

Heard these are good too
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Old 18.07.2013, 18:09
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Re: good TV series recomendations..... ?

I just finished Orange is the New Black (Netflix Series). It was actually pretty good (just push through the first episode). Really good acting, great story, and not just focused on the main character.
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Old 18.07.2013, 18:12
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Has anyone been following the new season of "Dexter"?? any opinions..

have just watched first two episodes .. i think they are losing it.. anyone sharing the same opinion...?
I have been saving the final season so that I can watch a bunch of episodes in a row.

It would be a shame if they didn't make the most of the final season - hope it gets better.
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Old 19.07.2013, 14:28
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I watched the first two episodes of Dexter (series 8) last night and enjoyed them, but they are a bit odd!! I hope it gets better.
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Old 19.07.2013, 14:33
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I watched the first two episodes of Dexter (series 8) last night and enjoyed them, but they are a bit odd!! I hope it gets better.
Eh? You admit you enjoyed it but hope it gets better? Does not compute.

Either way, it stays odd, that's the whole point of the show. Great series though, reminds me I need to catch up with the latest series.

EDIT - Wait, I misread... have you seen the series before 8 or did you actually start there?

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Old 19.07.2013, 14:48
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Watched the first episode of Ray Donavan last night - agree it's very good.

Also watched the first episode of "Top of the Lake" anyone see it? It too is very good.
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Old 19.07.2013, 15:00
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I watched the first two episodes of Dexter (series 8) last night and enjoyed them, but they are a bit odd!! I hope it gets better.
It's the last series too so enjoy it while you can.
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Re: good TV series recomendations..... ?

Arrested Development is hysterical. I have been introducing my wife to the original 2 seasons on Netflix. Best of all, Netflix had them do a new season, so there are 13 brand new episodes.
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Old 19.07.2013, 20:42
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Re: good TV series recomendations..... ?

Old but gold, 'Minder' is on rerun on itv4 at the moment, if ur bored and fancy some cockney humor :-)
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I agree - this is why I didn't revive this post:Which US TV Series is as good as The Wire? - since I'm not sure if these new shows will fall under that category

Too hard to choose which one I like better - both have their merits. We're just lucky to be in the golden age of TV. Everything I see at the movies seems to be worse than TV these days.
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Old 22.07.2013, 13:48
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Too hard to choose which one I like better - both have their merits. We're just lucky to be in the golden age of TV. Everything I see at the movies seems to be worse than TV these days.
You call it the golden age, I call it pot metal dross. Never seen so much crap get turned into TV programmes in my life.
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Old 22.07.2013, 13:54
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Re: good TV series recomendations..... ?

Mad Men is a really good TV show. Don't know if anyone else posted about it.
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Old 22.07.2013, 14:43
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You call it the golden age, I call it pot metal dross. Never seen so much crap get turned into TV programmes in my life.
Let me clarify Medea...I completely agree with you that the majority of what's being produced is awful, but the quality of the very best shows is unparalleled in history. When cable channels starting pouring serious money, pushing the envelope and it all clicked.
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Old 22.07.2013, 14:59
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You call it the golden age, I call it pot metal dross. Never seen so much crap get turned into TV programmes in my life.
I disagree - that's easy to say and I've heard people saying it every decade for the last 3 or 4. The amount of money being spent on particularly US TV at the moment is comparable with Hollywood budgets and the quality or production, acting and writing is there to be seen.

It may not be to your taste of course - but the on demand TV industry is catching and I predict will overtake Hollywood in the next 10 years as people start to "consume" their visual entertainment differently
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Watched the first episode of Ray Donavan last night - agree it's very good.

Also watched the first episode of "Top of the Lake" anyone see it? It too is very good.
I really liked "Top of the Lake" I also like "orphan black"

"Suits" and "Necessary Roughness" are back.
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