Go Back   English Forum Switzerland > Help & tips > TV/internet/telephone  
Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
  #741  
Old 30.09.2016, 18:59
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
Re: good TV series recomendations..... ?

"The Night Of" - I fast forwarded most of the 1st episode thinking here we go, same old, same old: girl gets murdered and he didn't do it, blah de blah.. then I spotted John Turturro as the scruffy failed lawyer and I started to watch it. I am now into the 4th episode and it's extremely good stuff.. reminds me a little of the wire: love the detail, the grit and the acting is great.

Worth sticking with it.
Reply With Quote
  #742  
Old 12.10.2016, 20:42
FuriousRose's Avatar
Forum Veteran
 
Join Date: Apr 2014
Location: nearby the lake
Posts: 930
Groaned at 18 Times in 15 Posts
Thanked 1,003 Times in 471 Posts
FuriousRose has a reputation beyond reputeFuriousRose has a reputation beyond reputeFuriousRose has a reputation beyond reputeFuriousRose has a reputation beyond repute
Re: good TV series recomendations..... ?

Just started watching Flowers. Dark, funny, and sad, at the same time.
Reply With Quote
  #743  
Old 12.10.2016, 20:48
TobiasM's Avatar
Forum Veteran
 
Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: Zürich
Posts: 1,262
Groaned at 183 Times in 131 Posts
Thanked 2,771 Times in 1,281 Posts
TobiasM has a reputation beyond reputeTobiasM has a reputation beyond reputeTobiasM has a reputation beyond reputeTobiasM has a reputation beyond reputeTobiasM has a reputation beyond reputeTobiasM has a reputation beyond repute
Re: good TV series recomendations..... ?

Quote:
View Post
As far as I'm concerned, Magnum P.I. is still the best series on tv. All that new stuff is unwatchable.


Are you kidding? Hart to Hart was far superior, "when they met it was moider". That or Murder She Wrote.
Reply With Quote
  #744  
Old 02.11.2016, 21:33
JagWaugh's Avatar
RIP
 
Join Date: Apr 2009
Location: Eglisau
Posts: 7,264
Groaned at 47 Times in 46 Posts
Thanked 14,131 Times in 5,506 Posts
JagWaugh has a reputation beyond reputeJagWaugh has a reputation beyond reputeJagWaugh has a reputation beyond reputeJagWaugh has a reputation beyond reputeJagWaugh has a reputation beyond reputeJagWaugh has a reputation beyond repute
Re: good TV series recomendations..... ?

Not really sure if this belongs.

BBC2 "Arctic Live" It's a documentary. It shows a part of Canada that even most Canadians only know from TV, and the presentation is also different from the usual documentary style.
Reply With Quote
  #745  
Old 04.11.2016, 06:52
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
Re: good TV series recomendations..... ?

We're totally engrossed in BBC1's The Missing, series 2. Dark, complex and gripping.
Reply With Quote
This user would like to thank for this useful post:
  #746  
Old 10.11.2016, 10:57
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
Re: good TV series recomendations..... ?

Anyone watching Westworld? Any good?

I've seen some of the first episode and am intrigued.

Last edited by Swisstree; 10.11.2016 at 11:08.
Reply With Quote
This user would like to thank for this useful post:
  #747  
Old 10.11.2016, 11:14
Chemmie's Avatar
Forum Legend
 
Join Date: Sep 2009
Location: Zurich
Posts: 4,141
Groaned at 33 Times in 29 Posts
Thanked 4,935 Times in 2,231 Posts
Chemmie has a reputation beyond reputeChemmie has a reputation beyond reputeChemmie has a reputation beyond reputeChemmie has a reputation beyond reputeChemmie has a reputation beyond reputeChemmie has a reputation beyond repute
Re: good TV series recomendations..... ?

We started watching Schitt's Creek. The plot writing isn't amazing and take's a couple episodes to get into, but some of the characters are really well written and hilarious actors pulling them off.
Good watch for those who like character driven comedy!
Reply With Quote
  #748  
Old 10.11.2016, 11:32
dodgyken's Avatar
Forum Legend
 
Join Date: Apr 2010
Location: Democratic Republic Kenistan
Posts: 10,666
Groaned at 281 Times in 232 Posts
Thanked 19,403 Times in 7,402 Posts
dodgyken has a reputation beyond reputedodgyken has a reputation beyond reputedodgyken has a reputation beyond reputedodgyken has a reputation beyond reputedodgyken has a reputation beyond reputedodgyken has a reputation beyond repute
Re: good TV series recomendations..... ?

Quote:
View Post
"The Night Of" - I fast forwarded most of the 1st episode thinking here we go, same old, same old: girl gets murdered and he didn't do it, blah de blah.. then I spotted John Turturro as the scruffy failed lawyer and I started to watch it. I am now into the 4th episode and it's extremely good stuff.. reminds me a little of the wire: love the detail, the grit and the acting is great.

Worth sticking with it.
It was superb - not much more I can say about it!
Reply With Quote
This user would like to thank dodgyken for this useful post:
  #749  
Old 10.11.2016, 11:33
Forum Veteran
 
Join Date: Jul 2007
Location: Lausanne
Posts: 516
Groaned at 7 Times in 4 Posts
Thanked 204 Times in 129 Posts
naza is considered knowledgeablenaza is considered knowledgeablenaza is considered knowledgeable
Re: good TV series recomendations..... ?

Quote:
View Post
Anyone watching Westworld? Any good?

I've seen some of the first episode and am intrigued.
we watched episode 2 last night.... still intrigued
Reply With Quote
This user would like to thank naza for this useful post:
  #750  
Old 10.11.2016, 11:49
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Dec 2009
Location: Zug
Posts: 324
Groaned at 2 Times in 1 Post
Thanked 193 Times in 133 Posts
Tassadar is considered knowledgeableTassadar is considered knowledgeableTassadar is considered knowledgeable
Re: good TV series recomendations..... ?

Quote:
View Post
Anyone watching Westworld? Any good?

I've seen some of the first episode and am intrigued.
I watched all 5

If you liked Lost go for it (JJ Abrams involved)
They say that whole 5 seasons are planned and the first season costs 100 million $
Reply With Quote
This user would like to thank Tassadar for this useful post:
  #751  
Old 10.11.2016, 12:06
Medea Fleecestealer's Avatar
Forum Legend
 
Join Date: Jul 2011
Location: Switzerland
Posts: 22,139
Groaned at 406 Times in 315 Posts
Thanked 17,110 Times in 9,626 Posts
Medea Fleecestealer has a reputation beyond reputeMedea Fleecestealer has a reputation beyond reputeMedea Fleecestealer has a reputation beyond reputeMedea Fleecestealer has a reputation beyond reputeMedea Fleecestealer has a reputation beyond reputeMedea Fleecestealer has a reputation beyond repute
Re: good TV series recomendations..... ?

OH has been, but says it's too slow. He can't see it lasting past the first season despite the production cost and hype of being the new Game of Thrones.
Reply With Quote
  #752  
Old 10.11.2016, 18:08
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
Re: good TV series recomendations..... ?

Quote:
View Post
OH has been, but says it's too slow. He can't see it lasting past the first season despite the production cost and hype of being the new Game of Thrones.
Yes, it is slow, but that wouldn't necessarily put me off. Anthony Hopkins plays a strange character - can't figure out if he is the good guy or the evil one.

Will stick with it for now.
Reply With Quote
  #753  
Old 10.11.2016, 20:15
PanFastic's Avatar
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2013
Location: Zug
Posts: 468
Groaned at 8 Times in 5 Posts
Thanked 374 Times in 177 Posts
PanFastic has an excellent reputationPanFastic has an excellent reputationPanFastic has an excellent reputationPanFastic has an excellent reputation
Re: good TV series recomendations..... ?

The Goldbergs - we discovered it this week. We are hooked on it!
Attached Images
 
Reply With Quote
  #754  
Old 10.11.2016, 20:59
Medea Fleecestealer's Avatar
Forum Legend
 
Join Date: Jul 2011
Location: Switzerland
Posts: 22,139
Groaned at 406 Times in 315 Posts
Thanked 17,110 Times in 9,626 Posts
Medea Fleecestealer has a reputation beyond reputeMedea Fleecestealer has a reputation beyond reputeMedea Fleecestealer has a reputation beyond reputeMedea Fleecestealer has a reputation beyond reputeMedea Fleecestealer has a reputation beyond reputeMedea Fleecestealer has a reputation beyond repute
Re: good TV series recomendations..... ?

Some crazy programme scheduling for you - the new mini-series "Mars" on NatGeo, Sky Atlantic and Fox on Sunday at 9pm.
Reply With Quote
  #755  
Old 10.11.2016, 21:36
Troublawesome's Avatar
Forum Veteran
 
Join Date: Mar 2014
Location: Zug
Posts: 1,108
Groaned at 245 Times in 143 Posts
Thanked 1,193 Times in 526 Posts
Troublawesome is considered knowledgeableTroublawesome is considered knowledgeableTroublawesome is considered knowledgeable
Re: good TV series recomendations..... ?

Rick and Morty - amazing show. Good laughs.
Reply With Quote
  #756  
Old 11.11.2016, 10:14
FCBarca's Avatar
Forum Veteran
 
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: La Côte
Posts: 1,341
Groaned at 104 Times in 54 Posts
Thanked 1,489 Times in 673 Posts
FCBarca has a reputation beyond reputeFCBarca has a reputation beyond reputeFCBarca has a reputation beyond reputeFCBarca has a reputation beyond reputeFCBarca has a reputation beyond repute
Re: good TV series recomendations..... ?

Slow southern pace but Rectify is brilliant
Reply With Quote
  #757  
Old 11.11.2016, 10:36
FuriousRose's Avatar
Forum Veteran
 
Join Date: Apr 2014
Location: nearby the lake
Posts: 930
Groaned at 18 Times in 15 Posts
Thanked 1,003 Times in 471 Posts
FuriousRose has a reputation beyond reputeFuriousRose has a reputation beyond reputeFuriousRose has a reputation beyond reputeFuriousRose has a reputation beyond repute
Re: good TV series recomendations..... ?

Yes, the West World, so far so good!
Reply With Quote
This user would like to thank FuriousRose for this useful post:
  #758  
Old 11.11.2016, 11:10
PaddyG's Avatar
Forum Legend
 
Join Date: Aug 2007
Location: Pensier, Fribourg
Posts: 9,243
Groaned at 118 Times in 102 Posts
Thanked 16,857 Times in 5,912 Posts
PaddyG has a reputation beyond reputePaddyG has a reputation beyond reputePaddyG has a reputation beyond reputePaddyG has a reputation beyond reputePaddyG has a reputation beyond reputePaddyG has a reputation beyond repute
Re: good TV series recomendations..... ?

Quote:
We're totally engrossed in BBC1's The Missing, series 2. Dark, complex and gripping.
I've not been following it at all, but was watching last night with the family who have been. My daughter had to keep pausing it to explain what the hell was going on and whether we were in flashback mode or not. Still confused.
Reply With Quote
  #759  
Old 11.11.2016, 11:12
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Dec 2009
Location: Zug
Posts: 324
Groaned at 2 Times in 1 Post
Thanked 193 Times in 133 Posts
Tassadar is considered knowledgeableTassadar is considered knowledgeableTassadar is considered knowledgeable
Re: good TV series recomendations..... ?

Quote:
View Post
Yes, it is slow, but that wouldn't necessarily put me off. Anthony Hopkins plays a strange character - can't figure out if he is the good guy or the evil one.

Will stick with it for now.
Quote:
View Post
OH has been, but says it's too slow. He can't see it lasting past the first season despite the production cost and hype of being the new Game of Thrones.
Spoiler Alert for the ones who has not watched all 5 episodes

Reply With Quote
  #760  
Old 11.11.2016, 12:04
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
Re: good TV series recomendations..... ?

The Young Pope is worth catching. I saw the first episode and found it impressive: it has a rich stillness to it and yet it's wonderfully quirky, edgy.
And because Jude Law was such a pretty boy for so long, you forget that he is a bloody good actor. He pitches his character perfectly.. Diane Keaton of course is great, isn't she always? And many of the cardinals are just brilliantly funny.. yep, definitely worth watching, if you haven't seen it yet.
Reply With Quote
Reply




Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Downloading TV Series in Switzerland? jbo TV/internet/telephone 23 17.12.2013 20:17
Which US TV Series is as good as The Wire? Caviarchips General off-topic 64 23.04.2013 10:39
TV Series discussed mark General off-topic 923 06.08.2012 20:36


All times are GMT +2. The time now is 15:18.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.4
Copyright ©2000 - 2021, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
LinkBacks Enabled by vBSEO 3.1.0