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#41 4merper4mer

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Posted 05 November 2014 - 05:13 PM

You're both in the neighborhood. :lol:


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Posted 05 November 2014 - 07:19 PM

Is Gotham really good? I haven't gone past the pilot for personal reasons but it's still recording on my DVR. Should I go back?

Yes

I love it man. The Penguin is just starting to ramp up the crazy.

Agreed

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Posted 05 November 2014 - 07:24 PM

Of the really popular acclaimed shows that I have box sets of I would rank them as follows:
  • Breaking Bad (Blu-ray)
  • Boardwalk Empire (Blu-ray)
  • Sopranos (DVD)
  • True Detective (Blu-ray)
  • Sons of Anarchy (Blu-ray)
  • Band of Brothers/The Pacific (Blu-ray)
  • The Wire (DVD)
  • Mad Men (Blu-ray)


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Posted 05 November 2014 - 07:39 PM

Of the really popular acclaimed shows that I have box sets of I would rank them as follows:

  • Breaking Bad (Blu-ray)
  • Boardwalk Empire (Blu-ray)
  • Sopranos (DVD)
  • True Detective (Blu-ray)
  • Sons of Anarchy (Blu-ray)
  • Band of Brothers/The Pacific (Blu-ray)
  • The Wire (DVD)
  • Mad Men (Blu-ray)


Sons of anarchy ranked higher than Mad Men ?

Draper, Sterling and Bert Cooper would stomp all those vest wearing hippies out. Joan Holloway > all

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Posted 05 November 2014 - 07:48 PM

Sons of anarchy ranked higher than Mad Men ?

Draper, Sterling and Bert Cooper would stomp all those vest wearing hippies out. Joan Holloway > all


Yeah I just don't see Draper, Sterling, and Cooper posing much of a threat to Happy or Opie

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Posted 05 November 2014 - 07:51 PM

Along the lines of shows like The Wire, Sons of Anarchy, and Breaking Bad, I highly recommend The Shield.

Excellent. Vic Mackey is just a tremendous character. Michael Chiklis really brought it to that role.

Sons of anarchy ranked higher than Mad Men ?

Draper, Sterling and Bert Cooper would stomp all those vest wearing hippies out. Joan Holloway > all

Sons of Anarchy had a couple of very good seasons but it jumped the shark a loooooooooooooong time ago. It's the !@#$ing A-Team now.

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Posted 05 November 2014 - 07:58 PM

True Detective.
The Shield and The Wire are fabulous.
Ray Donovan.
Shameless.
Mad Men.
Homeland.
Boardwalk Empire.
House of Cards.
Sons of Anarchy.

You can't go wrong with Modern Family if you want a comedy.

Edited by Kelly the Dog, 05 November 2014 - 09:15 PM.


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Posted 05 November 2014 - 08:04 PM

Haven't seen it mentioned here yet. Wilfred is a really great show, IMO. Kind of a dark comedy. Unique and very entertaining.

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Posted 05 November 2014 - 08:11 PM

Haven't seen it mentioned here yet. Wilfred is a really great show, IMO. Kind of a dark comedy. Unique and very entertaining.

I haven't seen many episodes of that but the couple I've seen are funny as hell.

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Posted 05 November 2014 - 09:11 PM

Yeah I just don't see Draper, Sterling, and Cooper posing much of a threat to Happy or Opie


Opie better run if he sees Cooper coming down that hall in those argyle socks.

Sons of Anarchy had a couple of very good seasons but it jumped the shark a loooooooooooooong time ago. It's the !@#$ing A-Team now.


agree, thats what i meant in regards to the mad men/SOA fight.

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Posted 06 November 2014 - 12:17 AM

Excellent. Vic Mackey is just a tremendous character. Michael Chiklis really brought it to that role.


Sons of Anarchy had a couple of very good seasons but it jumped the shark a loooooooooooooong time ago. It's the !@#$ing A-Team now.


Agreed on both.

When good SOA was pretty solid for a basic action show but they've gone off the rails. Really, I'm just watching cause I've been on the ride this far, you don't toss it aside so close to the end. I think it'll be a good finish and sutter will wish he tightened it up to 1-2 fewer seasons and cut some of the gratuitous chase scenes/rocket launchers involved along the way.

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Posted 06 November 2014 - 06:44 AM

When good SOA was pretty solid for a basic action show but they've gone off the rails. Really, I'm just watching cause I've been on the ride this far, you don't toss it aside so close to the end

Same here

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Posted 06 November 2014 - 10:34 AM

Sons of Anarchy had a couple of very good seasons but it jumped the shark a loooooooooooooong time ago. It's the !@#$ing A-Team now.


I just finished season 7 and I have to agree. The last season I thought much of was the one where Opie shot that Fed bitch in the back of the head.

I've always had reservations about the show because it resorts to "gore porn" for a lot of its intrigue, but it has gone through a few solid story lines.

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Posted 06 November 2014 - 11:10 AM

Justified is also a good one.

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Posted 06 November 2014 - 11:26 AM

Justified is also a good one.


ive been meaning to get back into that, because I stopped watching after like episode 3 or 4 in the first season after what seemed like the 100th time Oliphant said "it was justified"

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Posted 06 November 2014 - 11:55 AM

I love Justified but I am a season behind (still waiting for season 5 to come out on dvd)
Breaking Bad is amazing.

I have really started binge watching House on Netflix. I am addicted.

I know its not a drama but I always recommend Scrubs as I think it was one of the best sitcoms in TV history. Its funny but it also has a lot serious points. Not to mention it features one of the best TV characters of all time in Dr. Cox IMO

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Posted 06 November 2014 - 12:32 PM

Unlike the Sopranos that went off a cliff and stayed down for 5 years, The Wire was always on top of its game through the end. Few shows have ever done that.


Wait...what?? I thought the Sopranos was great in those middle years. My only issue was the first 1/2 of the final season (the Vito stuff went on much too long).

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Posted 06 November 2014 - 01:35 PM

Wait...what?? I thought the Sopranos was great in those middle years. My only issue was the first 1/2 of the final season (the Vito stuff went on much too long).


And really, the final season of the wire was way out in left field if I remember correctly. The rest was just so good that I didn't care

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Posted 06 November 2014 - 01:47 PM

Hey everybody... I was wondering what shows you guys recommend. I'm looking to start a new series and I have it narrowed down to a few. As much as I love Modern Family and The Office, I'm looking to watch a more serious series. I have already seen Breaking Bad and loved it. I think i have it narrowed down to:

1. Homeland (but I heard the 1st season is amazing but then it really tails off)
2. True Detective (heard its really good but also really weird)
3. The Americans

Any input you guys have would be cool, if you have seen any of them (don't give too much away, haha). Also open to any other suggestions if there is a show that you would consider a "must see."
Thanks guys!


those are all good.

I would Vikings from history channel which starts in the spring

and the Strain on FX which just ended both have great story lines and action without being overly gory

Homeland is great every year, this started off slow but has really picked up with major plot twists

One of these days I am gonna give Sons of Anarchy a go.
Have you started Orange Is The New Black?
Episodes is a great series
Shameless is a fabulous series


Can't get into SOA, it's just to filthy and I don't like rooting for scumbags

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Posted 06 November 2014 - 01:51 PM

Hell on Wheels
The Walking Dead
Shameless
House of Cards
Game of Thrones
Homeland
The Bridge

Edited by ricojes, 06 November 2014 - 01:52 PM.