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 Post subject: The Wire, Deadwood, Sopranos and West Wing
PostPosted: Fri October 04, 2013 8:48 pm 
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These are the finest TV shows ever made.

What's your favourite and why?



Breaking Bad can ask my butthurt and is not to be discussed in this thread thanks.


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 Post subject: Re: The Wire, Deadwood, Sopranos and West Wing
PostPosted: Fri October 04, 2013 9:03 pm 
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I own The West Wing series, I liked the Sopranos, I've seen first few of The Wire episodes, but not the whole thing yet, like what I've watched though, and never saw Deadwood.
Never saw any of Breaking Bad either.

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 Post subject: Re: The Wire, Deadwood, Sopranos and West Wing
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Well, I haven't seen any of those shows. But I think Mad Men, Lost, The X-Files, Game of Thrones, Girls, Louie, I Love Lucy and that show you don't want us to talk about are all fucking excellent. Those are probably the ones I'd list as the greatest shows of all time.


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 Post subject: Re: The Wire, Deadwood, Sopranos and West Wing
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The wire
The shield
Breaking bad
West wing
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 Post subject: Re: The Wire, Deadwood, Sopranos and West Wing
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Its weird cos it is actually like comparing powerdrills and swordfish. I didn't mean for this to be a comparison or Vs thread. Theyre each brilliant in their own way.
I always found the Sopranos to be without any redeeming features. I don't want a happy ending and flowers and drinks for everyone but there's almost no character arc for anyone present in that show. And maybe that's the message. But it's relentlessly grim and perhaps the humour, such as it is, isn't to my taste.

Whereas I can laugh at the wire, deadwood or west wing, every few seconds almost.

I've only seen three or four episodes of GOT. Gonna wait til it's over (haha)
Funny enough, I'm gonna be an extra on Game of Thrones next week. I'm a dothraki guard.


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Homicide
The Wire
Arrested Development
Breaking Bad
The Sopranos
Seinfeld
Frasier
Game of Thrones
Boardwalk Empire

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Everyone should watch Deadwood. It's right up there with The Wire and Breaking Bad for me.


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 Post subject: Re: The Wire, Deadwood, Sopranos and West Wing
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I should have ranked homicide ahead of the sopranos, my bad


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 Post subject: Re: The Wire, Deadwood, Sopranos and West Wing
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I didn't think dj wanted other shows-

love Mad Men
love The X-Files
and if pressed, I will admit to also loving Star Trek, Next Generation

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I should have ranked homicide ahead of the sopranos, my bad



The Shield is next on my list to get into for a couple reasons

a. mick's recommendation
b. Clark Johnson directed like 8 episodes or something
c. I fear i can not continue to avoid the spoilers about the supposed amazing conclusion.

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 Post subject: Re: The Wire, Deadwood, Sopranos and West Wing
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The Sopranos was a much better show than Breaking Bad

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theplatypus wrote:
The Sopranos was a much better show than Breaking Bad

meh

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theplatypus wrote:
The Sopranos was a much better show than Breaking Bad

I've heard that from a lot of people. I really need to watch The Sopranos. Maybe that'll be my next one. That or West Wing.


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@SkitchP wrote:
theplatypus wrote:
The Sopranos was a much better show than Breaking Bad

meh

By far. In my book.

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I dont mean meh. I think the sopranos is a BETTER show, but I think Breaking Bad is a more entertaining show. Full Disclosure, I havent read the platypus response to my meh post, so i may have already lost a friend :(

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durdencommatyler wrote:
theplatypus wrote:
The Sopranos was a much better show than Breaking Bad

I've heard that from a lot of people. I really need to watch The Sopranos. Maybe that'll be my next one. That or West Wing.

:?

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 Post subject: Re: The Wire, Deadwood, Sopranos and West Wing
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@SkitchP wrote:
I dont mean meh. I think the sopranos is a BETTER show, but I think Breaking Bad is a more entertaining show. Full Disclosure, I havent read the platypus response to my meh post, so i may have already lost a friend :(

I just said "by far. in my book." Which reinforces my post but also makes it clear that it is only my own opinion.

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 Post subject: Re: The Wire, Deadwood, Sopranos and West Wing
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I probably enjoyed Breaking Bad more, but Sapornos is better. Italian gangster stuff isn't my bag, usually.

My faves are The Wire, Archer, Game of Thrones, Mad Men, and some other ones.

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BurtReynolds wrote:
Sapornos

I like this

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