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TV shows that are ace

Post by iamarover » Tue Mar 16, 2010 4:23 pm

I thought we might need a general telly thread in the same vein as our general music and films threads.

To begin, Boardwalk Empire looks like it might be good. Written by one of the writers of The Sopranos (which was indeed ace) and directed by Martin Scorcese, it's "a drama about wiseguys in 1920s Atlantic City".

Trailer here.

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Post by joep89 » Tue Mar 16, 2010 4:35 pm

I really wanna watch The Pacific, created by the same people who made Band of Brothers, but with a fresh cast and storyline. Will be well worth a watch, and think it may have started this weekend.

I'm also rewatching The Wire at the moment, and in my opinion its the single best program ever made

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Post by Savory » Tue Mar 16, 2010 4:45 pm

The Office (American Workplace) Image

and South Park of course 8)

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Post by Gibbon » Tue Mar 16, 2010 4:47 pm

Someone just lent me the first series of Breaking Bad, which looks rather good.

Other than that, I'm in the middle of the second season of Lost, and STILL find almost all the characters hideously irritating...and the writing's so terrible. Why does everyone keep telling me to keep watching 'because it get's better?'. IT'S FUCKING ALMOST DEFINITLY NOT GOING TO! :-?

If I could starp that Sawyer and that Locke guy together and throw sticks of unstable dynamite at them I would.

Last Woman Standing's on tonight - that's always good for a laugh.

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Post by joep89 » Tue Mar 16, 2010 4:53 pm

Stop watching Lost. It definitely doesn't get any better...Last Man Standing was one of the finest BBC programmes last year. Truly original, so I imagine that this one is similarly good.

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Post by iamarover » Tue Mar 16, 2010 5:12 pm

I stuck with Lost, i found series 2/3 the low point but I too think it gets better after there.

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Post by Gibbon » Tue Mar 16, 2010 6:11 pm

joep89 wrote:Last Man Standing was one of the finest BBC programmes last year. Truly original, so I imagine that this one is similarly good.
Indeed it was, but that's not a high bar of quality. :scratch:

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Post by SheepShagginRover » Tue Mar 16, 2010 7:24 pm

Last woman standing is immense :hyper: Last one tonight though :-?

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Post by roversmillsy » Tue Mar 16, 2010 8:32 pm

Savory wrote:The Office (American Workplace) Image
I liked the UK Version better. I also think The Inbetweeners and Shameless are immense.

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Post by Savory » Tue Mar 16, 2010 8:37 pm

roversmillsy wrote:
Savory wrote:The Office (American Workplace) Image
I liked the UK Version better. I also think The Inbetweeners and Shameless are immense.
Yeah i agree the UK one is better but the American one is still going and done very well, Steve Carrell is hilarious.

How i wish the likes of the UK Office, Extras, Peep Show, Spaced & The Mighty Boosh were still on.

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Post by roversmillsy » Tue Mar 16, 2010 8:40 pm

I also like Two Pints of Lager and A Packet of Crisps. It's not as good without Jonny Keogh(Ralf Little), but it's still good.

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Post by Savory » Tue Mar 16, 2010 8:51 pm

roversmillsy wrote:I also like Two Pints of Lager and A Packet of Crisps. It's not as good without Jonny Keogh(Ralf Little), but it's still good.
Millsy, thats the worst programme ever to grace TV in my opinion :lol:

If you get a chance, get onto Storm Chasers, Deadliest Catch, Banged Up Abroad, Bear Grylls and all those other types on the Discovery/Nat Geo channels, more amazin in HD. :hyper:

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Post by roversmillsy » Tue Mar 16, 2010 9:04 pm

Savory wrote:
roversmillsy wrote:I also like Two Pints of Lager and A Packet of Crisps. It's not as good without Jonny Keogh(Ralf Little), but it's still good.
Millsy, thats the worst programme ever to grace TV in my opinion :lol:
Shame on you.
Savory wrote:If you get a chance, get onto Storm Chasers, Deadliest Catch, Banged Up Abroad, Bear Grylls and all those other types on the Discovery/Nat Geo channels, more amazin in HD. :hyper:
I've watched Deadliest Catch and thought it was fair good. My favourite porgrammes on Discovery/Nat Geo are Megastructures, How is it made, Air Crash Investigation and Seconds from disaster.

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Post by SheepShagginRover » Tue Mar 16, 2010 9:06 pm

Savory wrote:
roversmillsy wrote:I also like Two Pints of Lager and A Packet of Crisps. It's not as good without Jonny Keogh(Ralf Little), but it's still good.
Millsy, thats the worst programme ever to grace TV in my opinion :lol:

If you get a chance, get onto Storm Chasers, Deadliest Catch, Banged Up Abroad, Bear Grylls and all those other types on the Discovery/Nat Geo channels, more amazin in HD. :hyper:
Bear Grylls is a fake and Banged Up Abroad is irritating. The other two just bore me.


The new program Tropic of Cancer is pretty good. Last Woman Standing, The Bill, Eastenders, Extreme Fishing with Robson Green and IACGMOOH or some other reality TV program are good watches

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Post by SheepShagginRover » Tue Mar 16, 2010 9:07 pm

Air Crash Investigation and Seconds From Disaster are great! :hyper: especially ACI, i've seen them all now though :-?

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