What is your favourite TV-Series

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Postby DivingBudgie » Sun Jun 20, 2010 12:44 am

Getting in late here but top shows for me would be

Bablyon 5
Crusade
Spicks and Specks (Aussie show)
Good News Week (Aussie show)
Blakes 7
Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy
Farscape
Firefly
Numb3rs
Seachange (an Aussie show)
Angel and Buffy
Primeval (until they killed off Nick Cutter)
Sanctuary

Quite like
NCIS
Bones
Castle

Oh dear the list got long rather quickly.
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Postby Courtjezter » Mon Jun 21, 2010 11:45 am

Gah,

How could i forget Bones, i knew there was one i would miss.
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Postby Danny B » Tue Jun 22, 2010 4:21 am

In reference to supposedly "unmanly" telly shows, like Gilmore Girls, Glee, Moonlight, Gossip Girl etc, etc, etc. I'm a bloke who loves football, cricket, rugby league and boxing, revels in the films of John Woo, Quentin Tarantino, Neil Marshall, John Carpenter and John Milius and thoroughly enjoys shows like Stargate: SG1, 24, Burn Notice and Spartacus: Blood and Sand (I'm not allowed to talk on the phone for an hour after watching it, in fact, because I keep exclaiming "Jupiter's C**k!" whenever something is even mildly surprising. Not a good thing when it's the rep from credit card on the phone).

I'm also hopelessly addicted to Gossip Girl, Supernatural and actually roared at the television when in Gilmore Girls
***Spoiler *** (Highlight to read) >>> Lorelai dumped Luke and went off with Christopher

...as well as not averse to watching a well made rom-com (even on my own). Manliness is being who you are and hiding it or apologising for it. :wink: Also, if you're ever laughed at by work mates or school friends for your choice in "unmanly" entertainment, remind them that while they're all talking to each other about last nights episode of Top Gear and whatever Clarkson is wittering on about this week, you're talking to a gang of women about your shows. :P
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Postby Bouncy Castle » Tue Jun 22, 2010 9:27 am

PMSL @ Jupiter's C**k. :lol: :lol: :lol:

Oh dear, oh lore!!!

I love Gilmore Girls. That Lorelai had some stonkingly goodlooking men after her.

I never thought I could fancy a guy who wears a backwards baseball cap, but................. :oops:

Kirk was an utter dream of a character, though I always had an intense desire to slap the hell out of Taylor Dosie!





Good news - Sean Murray has signed a new deal with NCIS, so the entire cast will be back next season.
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Postby Penfold » Tue Jun 22, 2010 9:56 am

Nice one Danny B. Slightly off topic, your post reminds me of when I was younger and watching the musical 'Man of la Mancha', starring Peter o'Toole and Sophia Loren, with a group of heavy metal liking bikers. I can still clearly remember the sight at the end of the film (the bit when they sing 'The Impossible Dream') of all these long haired, heavily bearded, tough looking men dressed in biking leathers and denim cut-offs crying their eyes out and passing the tissues around. :lol: Its still one of my favourite musicals! 8)
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Postby chuffed » Tue Jun 22, 2010 12:26 pm

Love Big Bang Theory at the moment, Sheldon just gets better!
Doctor who is great too

mostly though we've been watching Prison Break on DVD, we missed it on telly and a mate lent me the first season... I was sceptical but really got into it and in about 2 months we've on the third season!

oh and the World Cup too!
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Postby BatrickPatrick » Wed Jun 23, 2010 6:11 pm

Bazinga!

*dives into ball pool*
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Postby Kehaar » Thu Jun 24, 2010 9:01 pm

The Wire

A masterpiece.
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Postby Banzai » Fri Jun 25, 2010 10:21 am

ohh...series... seen ' a few ' i must admit :-)

My list (from the top of my head) is:
    Heroes
    Doctor Who (2005 edition)
    Torchwood
    Farscape
    Babylon 5
    Warehouse 13
    Mythbusters
    Who's line is it anyway (the US version with Drew)
    Hitchhikers guide... (the british serie from the 80'ies)
    Stargate Universe (nah, dont like the first two series)
    Star Treck (all of them)
    Star Wreck (check out www.starwreck.com if you dont know what this is :) ).
    The Wire
    Simpsons
    Futurama
    Dead like me
    Jeeves and Wooster
    The IT Crowd (if you havent seen this one, shame on you :) ).


...and a couple hundred more...

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Postby Courtjezter » Fri Jun 25, 2010 1:28 pm

There is nothing Hopeless about being addicted to Supernatural, it has become the Buffy/Angel replacement that i needed. The dynamic between Sam and Dean is awesome, i really buy into the them being brothers.
Its a shame this series is nearly over and there will only be one more after it.

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Postby superfurryandy » Sat Jun 26, 2010 1:03 am

Drama:

The Wire
The Sopranos
Boys From the Blackstuff
State of Play
West Wing
Queer as Folk
Holding On
The new Doctor
Outlaws

Comedy (deep breath)

Blackadder
Hancock's Half Hour
Happiness
Black Books
Spaced
I'm Alan Partridge
The IT Crowd
Father Ted
Flight of the Conchords
Rab C Nesbitt
Big Bang Theory
Family Guy
The Simpsons
Curb Your Enthusiasm
Phoenix Nights
The Office
The Day Today
Nathan Barley
Big Train
The Mighty Boosh
The League of Gentlemen
Snuff Box
Pulling
The Thick of It
15 Storeys High
The Smell of Reeves & Mortimer
The Young Ones


Panel/quiz shows

QI
Only Connect
University Challenge
Mastermind
Shooting Stars
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Postby fords » Sat Jun 26, 2010 2:19 am

A small selection, in no particular order:

The Wire
Blackadder
Red Dwarf
Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
Coupling
Family Guy
Spaced
The IT Crowd
Father Ted
House
True Blood
I'm Alan Partridge
Flight of the Conchords
Still Game
Rab C Nesbitt
The Young Ones
Bottom
Anything with Vic and Bob

I could go on all night but I'm new round here and don't want to bore everyone in my first week :P
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Postby ShadowNinjaCat » Sat Jun 26, 2010 12:20 pm

fords wrote:...could go on all night but I'm new round here and don't want to bore everyone in my first week :P


:lol: Don't worry about it fords and glad to hear you say "first week".That means you intend to stick around :wink:
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Postby Undershaft » Thu Jul 01, 2010 3:12 pm

-British :
1. Monty Python's Flying Circus
2. Blackadder
3. Dr Who
4.Some Mothers Do 'Ave 'Em
5.Keeping Up Appearances
6.Allo-Allo
7.Mr.Bean
8.The Office


-American:
1.House M.D.
2.Twin Peaks
3.CSI:NY
4.The Simpsons
5.ALF
6.Sopranos
7.CSI:MIAMI
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Postby raisindot » Mon Jul 05, 2010 12:56 am

Maybe I've missed these in all these posts, but I'm surprised three of my favorite series of all time (all British) don't appear more often:

1. The Prisoner (original version) (one of the best things ever done on TV in any country)

2. "The Singing Detective" (Maybe the best TV show ever produced, period)

3. "I, Claudius" (One of the best acted series of all time)


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