OT: Favorite TV shows

Honestly I'm surprised this haven't been made into a thread yet and this is going to be a kinda long description so hopefully y'all don't mind too much. I'm gonna start out with my top 3 number 3 is Spongebob Squarepants Don't laugh I was born in 97 so I grew up with it number 2 is Psych The first episode I watch was the spelling bee episode as soon as that episode ended I knew I found a show that I would love and I did so much that every year I would rewatch the whole series. And number 1 is the X Files. I don't like the first episode but everything after that all the way to season 7 is a masterpiece being somewhat of a believer in the paranormal stuff I thought I should watch it and I didn't regret it probably cause I kind of relate to David Duchovny character Fox Mulder Like people think you're spooky cause you believe that there's some kind other power on earth but I recommend this show a lot but it's not on Netflix anymore (Damn you Netflix) but I bought the first 2 seasons of it on the Amazon video app so I'm happy until I buy Seasons 3 and 4 in the near future. So let me know y'alls favorite TV shows cause I'm always looking for new shows to watch.

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Honorable mentions : It's Always Sunny, Rick and Morty, Chuck, Flight of the Conchords

3. Psych. Agreed on all accounts that it is simply a great show although I would say that it gets a tad repetitive in the later seasons but what show doesn't.

2. Last Man on Earth. Something about the painful awkwardness of Will Forte just gets to me. And Todd.

1. Scrubs. It was the show I watched throughout high school and have seen every episode at least three times. Eight Of the best seasons of TV

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Yeah I agree with psych seasons 7 and 8 are the hardest ones to go back and watch for me

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Eight Of the best seasons of TV

I was getting ready to burn you in effigy over that line, until I realized that there were actually nine seasons. That last season was brutally awful.

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how dare you distract me from re-watching the same video clips of people running around in practice a thousand times and over-analyzing them.

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too many shows in my lifetime to pick a top 3 of all time, but here are ones of old that would be competing with anything contemporary: wonder years, seinfeld, buffy, macguyver, doogie, quantum leap, cheers, next generation, family ties, early sportscenter, a-team, wire, sopranos, arrested dev, breaking bad, the office, west wing, Friday night lights, lost, firefly, band of brothers, cheers and on and on and on

Compared to GOT, Daredevil, Stranger Things, Walking Dead and other contemporary shows... and haven't even discussed cartoons and kids shows.

too hard to pick just 3, gotta have them all

Sopranos and Band of brothers are in my top ten

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Things touched by JJ Abrams (the LOST and whatever he did before coaching tree) usually turn out pretty good. CBS Tuesday and Friday night ('90s) lineups (all the crime dramas, Walker included, stuff by Stephen J. Cannell) have been staples for my family for a long time. MacGuyver growing up and TNG for sure.

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Rick and Morty jumped right into my top 5 when I got hooked on the surprise April Fools Day premiere of season 3, and I then proceeded to watch both of the previous seasons in a day.

Arrested Development (season 1 and 2) is one of my favorites. I'm really excited to see what they do with this new season.

West Wing is a fantastic show. Anything with Aaron Sorkin as the writer will be good.

Bobs Burgers is also a great show (even though it got taken off Netflix grumble grumble.

Archer (same voice actor as Bob in Bobs Burger) is a funny and surprisingly good animated series as well.

Game of Thrones. Hands down.

Veep, Stranger Things, A Series of Unfortunate Events, Silicon Valley. The Office.

Those are pretty much the main shows I watch/watched. There's just so much content out there right now that it's overwhelming to watch it all. Veep is probably my favorite comedy right now though. Give me an IV to Jonah Ryan's lines in that show and I could live forever.

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spongebob is spectacular, especially early seasons. its a really clever show, best two episodes are hands down the bubble bowl and doodlebob

on another note i dont think it cracks my top 3

3) stranger things (only this low because theres only been 1 season)

2) rick and morty

1) game of thrones

honorable mentions go to: spongebob, breaking bad, trailer park boys, narcos, bobs burgers, and westworld

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My favorite 2 episodes of spongebob would be Wet Painters and Clams and I stay away from seasons 6 and 7 those were Spongebob low points

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Of all time?

1) Battlestar Galactica (Obviously the newer one)
2) Seinfeld
3) Arrested Development

That being said that top 3 shifts from time to time. Also love Fringe, any Stargate, The Office, and Parks and Rec. The Expanse is threatening to enter the fray as well.

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Any stargate? How can you say that when SG-1 was trying to be Star Trek and Universe was trying to be BSG? They are two completely different shows. It doesn't really matter because Atlantis reached Firefly levels of sci-fi awesomeness and dwarfs the others, but still.

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Atlantis is my favorite, but I liked the other two more than most other shows. Universe didn't get a fair run and I'm still mad about it. It got really good at the end.

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By category:

Sitcom: Seinfeld
Coming-of-Age: Wonder Years (I also grew up with Boy Meets World, but Wonder years was simply a better show)
Cartoon: Family Guy (I'm not saying its better than the Simpsons, South Park, or Archer, but if its on, I watch it)
Crime Drama 1: The Wire
Crime Drama 2: Law and Order (Jerry Orbach and earlier). Not saying its the best show, but if its on, I watch it, regardless of knowing that sometime between 39 and 42 minutes past the hour is the turning point of the show
Sci Fi: Game of Thrones - nothing has given me more intrigue and stress than this show
Favorite Show for Idiots: Blue Mountain State (I should be ashamed, but I'm not)
Political: The West Wing (not even close)
Mini Series: At first I was going to say Band of Brothers, but John Adams was a very intriguing show and deserved all the accolades it received. Also, if you haven't checked out The Night Manager (6 part BBC series starring Hugh Laurie and Tom Hiddleston), do yourself and favor and do it
News Show: Meet the Press with Tim Russert (I think he did a great job as the host)
Scary Show: Are You Afraid of the Dark (nostalgia wins and I don't really like scary shows)

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sitcom all but the last season of How I Met Your Mother
coming of age Wonder Years
cartoon Futurama
crime drama 1 Criminal Minds
crime drama 2 SVU
sci-fi Firefly
show for idiots Ancient Aliens
politicalWest Wing, don't talk to me during the jackal.
mini series the jinx
And I don't really watch anything of the other two categories although if it counts I would say Stranger Things for Scary.

all but the last season of How I Met Your Mother

The entire last season or just the last episode? I've been catching some of the re-runs on WGN and they happened to be from the last season and it was better than I remembered it.

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I only watched the season once.

The wire isn't even a crime drama after the first season. Its a opus about society as a whole

I'd agree to a certain extent. Maybe poorly categorized, but still on my list of all time favorites

Sitcom: Seinfeld or HIMYM
Comedy: The Office
Drama: Sons of Anarchy
As said above, show for idiots: Blue Mountain State...me and my friends screamed "I LOVE COCAINE!" way too often.
Politcal: House of Cards (first two seasons)

Most favoritest show of all time though, Game of Thrones, far and away, no question about it.

"I'm a Miller Lite guy, always have been, since I was 8." -John Daly

In no particular order:

Favorites ever: The Wire, Oz, The Simpsons

Current Favorites: People of Earth, Stranger Things, Orange is the New Black

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Drama: Breaking Bad
Comedy: Man Seeking Woman

Honorable Mention:
Game of Thrones
Rick and Morty
Seinfeld
Survivor
Kroll Show
Scrubs
edit:I am ashamed to admit that I left Chappelle's Show off my original list

The Walking Dead
That 70's Show
Breaking Bad
24
Justified

"with all due respect, and remember I’m sayin’ it with all due respect, that idea ain’t worth a velvet painting of a whale and a dolphin gettin’ it on" - Ricky Bobby

So many great shows out there, but if I had to narrow it down to three:

3: JAG. Almost purely nostalgia, but I've watched it over and over for forever.

2: West Wing. Easily best political show (UK House of Cards being the only show close), the writing was fantastic when Sorkin was on it, and it's a show where individual episodes can stand alone.

1: Twin Peaks. This was the easiest choice. I'm referring largely to the original run, though the revival on Showtime is entertaining. Damn fine TV.

Seconding Twin Peaks. I binge watched it on some long plane rides and am hooked. Actually planning a trip to see some of the sites (Grand Northern Hotel, R&R Diner) in Washington next spring.

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Where is the love for all the better family shows and cartoons of our childhood?

Thunder Cats
GI-Joe
Family Matters
Full House
Wonder Years
Game Of thrones
Orange is new black
HIMYM
Sliders
SeaQuest DSV
Law and Order original
Miami Vice (music and how it was filmed)
Cheers
ALF
Golden Girls
Growing Pains
Cosby (maybe not in hindsight)
Murder She Wrote (Jessicia was actually a serial killer)
Walking Dead

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Ice Hokie wasn't alive for like half of these.

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Forgot Top Gear/Grand Tour only stuff with Clarkson, May and Hammond

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Cartoonwise, all the old Warner Bros stuff is the best. The innuendo that I didn't get when I was in 3rd grade is amazing.

A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away I got high and watched a Warner Bros marathon for at least 3 hours. It changed my life.

Leonard. Duh.

I see you too were a TGIF kid

Growing Pains was a solid show. Dicaprio's role never really made sense, but it didn't really take away from anything.

Walking Dead is a very solid show

3. Game of Thrones
2. Blue Mountain State
1. Archer

I don't know how Rick and Morty is so popular. I watched season 1 episode 1 and never got into it. Seems like the fan base just obsesses over it.

Edit: Forgot Chappel Show.

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I mean, different strokes for different folks, but Rick and Morty is, in my opinion, one of the smartest comedies I've ever watched. Sure, they mix in Rick's burps and alcoholism which makes it feel a little childish on the surface, but there are so many passive, quick jokes here and there that get me rolling every week. You can miss them pretty easily, and I find myself laughing at something new every time I rewatch an episode

I remember watching the first couple episodes for the first time and not understanding the hype. It seemed childish and odd the first time. I compare it to Napoleon Dynamite a bit. The first watch can be a little odd, especially if you're passively watching it. But the second watch normally gets you hooked on the rest of the episodes as you pick up on all of the dark humor underneath.
I watched the pilot recently and it isn't as hilarious as the other episodes because the characters haven't been fully developed yet.

"That move was slicker than a peeled onion in a bowl of snot." -Mike Burnop

I totally get where you'd get that only watching the Pilot for Rick and Morty. I'd recommend watching a couple of episodes, it gets way better and the burps become less frequent.

Compared to a Futurama, is it any better? All I've seen recently on Reddit or Facebook is spam about Pickle Rick and a character named Mr. Poopybutthole. I get there are quips and dark humor but I feel like there are way better venues and shows for this. The burps don't bother me but the pilot had very little even resembling humor.

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I'll go ahead and throw out this controversial opinion.

I don't get the hype for Futurama

I mean, replace Rick with Fry and alcoholism and burping with an oblivious nature and bumbling habits, and you've pretty much describe Futurama.

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I can't stand Futurama. It blows my mind that it was as successful as it was.

Futurama has to be watched from start to finish to be properly enjoyed. The strength of Futurama is that it manages to blend some really cool scientific concepts with humor that is best enjoyed with understanding of the characters, and some episodes that are legitimately so well written and heart breaking. There are ample opportunities for tears in Futurama and they manage to hit emotional home runs when they swing at them.

edit: Everyone that I've gotten to give the show a real try has fallen in love with it, but at the end of the day, not everyone shares the same tastes.

Have to agree with that. I tried watching it years ago and never got into it. I later started at the beginning on Netflix and fell in love with it.

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I personally think its way better than Futurama. But to each their own.

I much prefer comedies.... That said

(in no particular order)

1 - Scrubs (lets just forget that the season on ABC never happened)

2 - Community - Season 1 was excellent and may be one of the best seasons ever aired of any show. It got bad after the writer's strike, and after they canned Harmon.

3 - The Office - Tailed off after Steve Carell left, and the whole plot during the last season with Pam and the camera guy was horrid. But those are nitpicks of an otherwise excellent show.

4 - Parks & Rec - The first couple seasons were a struggle to get through. Brendanawicz was just a bad character, and the actor didn't really help. Replacing him with Rob Lowe and promoting Chris Pratt to a full time role vaulted the whole series to the next level.

Man, NBC was absolutely killing it for a while

5 - How I Met Your Mother - Excellent show right up to the last 5 minutes of the series final. Stupid ass cop out ending that still annoys me to this day.

6 - Game of Thrones

7 - Top Gear / The Grand Tour / new Top Gear / Top Gear America / Top Gear USA - bundle them all together. Just different flavors of the same thing, and all are enjoyable in their own way. Yes, even TGUSA grew on me toward the end.

8 - Star Trek anything. Pretty much grew up on The Next Generation and Voyager. Never really got into Deep Space 9, though I've heard it might be the best all around series they've done. I even appreciated Enterprise for what it was. Interested to see what is going on with Discovery, though I'm completely balking at paying for CBS All Access to watch it.

9 - Jersey Shore / MTV's The Challenge - I know its full on trash, but its brainless entertainment. I'm a sucker for that kind of stuff

10 - Project Runway / PR All-Stars / PR Junior - Wife got me into it. Same kind of entertainment as the MTV stuff. I'm a sucker for watching people bicker with each other for silly reasons.

11 - America's Got Talent - Its the only one of these types of shows that I could ever get into, and its because you can just see anything and everything. They do a real good job with the Auditions. By the time it gets to the live shows, you're kind of ready for it to all be over.

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You... like... Top Gear USA? There are people like that?

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I didn't like it at all at first, but by the end it actually wasn't bad. The interplay between the Adam, Tanner, and Rut was great. What held it back was the writing in general. Each 'challenge' was unbelievably forced, and every episode ended with Tanner winning, because he had to. He was the only one who could actually drive well, and no automaker would allow them to show off their nice cars without it being driven properly. Adam and Rut just couldn't do that.

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Still bitter about the HIMYM ending too... what the hell?!?

Top 5:
Game of Thrones
Breaking Bad
Mad Men
Stranger Things
House of Cards

Honorable Mentions:
Better Call Saul
Orange is the New Black
How I Met your Mother
The Office
Seinfeld
Daredevil
Dexter
Black Mirror
Rick and Morty
Top Gear

"For those who have passed, for those to come, reach for excellence."

3. Dexter's Laboratory
2. Wentworth. If you like Orange is the New Black you should check this show out.
1. Game of Thrones

Honorable Mentions: Westworld, How I Met Your Mother, Turn, True Detective, The Office, and SNL

Seinfeld

House

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Thanks for Justified. One of my all time favorite shows.
New show, I'm Dying Up Here is also worth watching. Melissa Leo is really good in this dark, funny show.
Treme, for the acting and the music. Again Melissa Leo is good, and Steve Earle is spot on as Harley.

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Game of Thrones
Eastbound and Down
Breaking Bad
Curb Your Enthusiasm
House of Cards
There's only one Season but I enjoyed "the night of"

The Night Of was great. Like you said, only one season so it's tough to call it one of my favorite shows, but that one season was so intense from start to finish.

Dr. Who -- I'm surprised no one else has mentioned this yet. This past season was eh but at times this is easily the best written show I have ever watched.

Parks & Rec -- I'm also surprised that this is only mentioned once so far. I enjoyed The Office but once you get at least 2 seasons into Parks & Rec I would put it a solid step above The Office.

Sherlock -- The last season got weird but similar to Dr. Who the writing is fantastic. I feel like Sherlock Holmes has been done so much that it is hard to stand out and still be faithful to the character but I think Cumberbatch does that well. However Freeman actually made the show for me. He is/was fantastic. I also love the 1 1/2 hour format with no commercials. It allows the plots to be developed in a way that is impossible with most shows.

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1) Breaking Bad (I think this is the clear cut winner)
2) Game of Thrones
3) The Killing
4) Bloodline
5) Better Call Saul

Bleeding burnt orange and chicago maroon

Anything that Skip Bayless is in

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Think this will age me quite a bit but here goes:

1. The Simpsons (particularly while Conan O'Brien was writing for them)
2. Seinfeld
3. Everything else (but basically pick Top Gear the original or GOT)

No particular order but

Justified
Sons of Anarchy
Breaking Bad
Better Call Saul
It's Always Sunny
That 70s Show
Trailer Park Boys esp the seasons before the boys took over writing & producing it themselves)
iZombie

Doctor Who
Star Treks
Firefly & most of the Whedonverse as a whole
Arrow
The Flash
The Marvel shows on netflix

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I'm going to put out 4-6 for me number 4 Twin peaks I was looking on Netflix one day and I seen it pop up I remember Psych did a kinda of parody of it and the X Files was a little bit influence by it so I started watching it and I wasn't disappointed. Number 5 24 In every other shows Kiefer Sutherland is in I will only call him Jack Bauer and number 6 Band of brothers I'm a history buff and WWII is my favorite history event to talk about so mostly anything WWII gets pretty high on my list

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South Park
Narcos
Scrubs

In no particular order. They are all great!

Coach Fuente and Coach Foster...because you're doubly f***ed

Oooo...Narcos is good.

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The Wire is the best TV of all time, bar none.

Other favorites include

  • Game of Thrones
  • True Detective (Season 1 only)
  • Curb Your Enthusiasm - gets better every season, I actually recommend watching the seasons in reverse.
  • Real Time with Bill Maher - Regardless of your political leanings, he's undoubtedly one of the best living comedians, and he's the closest thing we have to the late, great George Carlin.
  • Chappelle's Show - 2nd best sketch comedy show of all time (behind SNL), still culturally relevant a decade later
  • Seinfeld - Arguably the best SitCom of all time, still funny.
  • Dexter - Peaks in Season 4, which is probably one of the best television seasons ever

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The Wire is the best TV of all time, bar none.

True Detective (Season 1 only)

I really hope this supposed 3rd season brings it back to its original glory.

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Suits... that is all.

I also waste my life watching reruns of NCIS and Law and Order. Let's just say I'm a USA Network fan.

“I turned down 12 other opportunities. You know what I mean?” - Fuente

Suits has a pretty devoted following. I'll have to check it out.

One of my coworkers recommended it, and I got through the first season in one Sunday. Definitely give it a shot.

“I turned down 12 other opportunities. You know what I mean?” - Fuente

The first few seasons were really good. Then it just started to get repetitive. Harvey pisses someone off either from his past or last season and they go after them. The find out about Mike and go after him. Harvey and Mike do some magic and they're in the clear. Rinse and repeat with a bit of soap opera sprinkled in.

I definitely get that viewpoint. I more enjoy the character development then the actual "casework." The humor between Mike, Harvey and Lewis never gets old to me.

“I turned down 12 other opportunities. You know what I mean?” - Fuente

I think that's the hallmark of a good idea for a show that needs to have a 3 season arc. Almost no one does that, though. A show either dies early as a hit (firefly) or lives long enough to jump the shark (NCIS). I'm wrapping up season 5 of Suits and, while there are still things I appreciate about the characters and the dialogue, it has definitely run out of fresh ways to keep you interested.

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How has not one person mentioned the show Home Improvement?

Hell yea!

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"We judge ourselves by our intentions and others by their behavior" Stephen M.R. Covey

“When life knocks you down plan to land on your back, because if you can look up, you can get up, if you fall flat on your face it can kill your spirit” David Wilson

There's been some excellent shows mentioned and others I've never watched. I'll name a few that haven't been brought up yet.
The Americans
Broadchurch
Louie
King of The Hill

The first two seasons of Homeland were fantastic but after season 3 they had no idea what to do with the plot and I've stopped watching at this point. Season 1 of True Detective was well done and very engrossing as well.

Joffrey, Cersei, Ilyn Payne, the Hound, Jeff Jagodzinsku, Paul Johnson, Pat Narduzzi.

Futurama
Breaking Bad
Boardwalk Empire

M*A*S*H*

This was must-see-TV in the dorm on Monday nights. We always had a gathering in our room around my 13" b&w tv and popcorn. Good times.

After reading all the other responses, geesh, do I feel old.

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M*A*S*H is definitely near the top of my list. Lots of good memories watching reruns with my dad.

ETA: MASH was one of the first TV shows, if not the first, to kill off a major character.

Some of the biggest belly laughs ever from this series. And like you, I have great memories of my Dad watching this, he loved it too.

Take the shortest route to the ball and arrive in bad humor.

I know this is a super weird combination but when I was at Tech my roommates and I use to binge watch the daylights out of Hogan's Heroes and Mystery Science Theatre 3000.

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I could watch Hogans Heroes all day long

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MST3K will always be a favorite, and I went to see the live show here in Richmond a couple of weeks ago. That was a ton of fun.

live show here in Richmond a couple of weeks ago

fuhhhhhhh how did I miss this?

Hogan's Heroes.....this was on originally at (I think) 9:30, Friday nights (CBS). We used to watch this before turning the channel to Love American Style at 10:00.

Take the shortest route to the ball and arrive in bad humor.

House M.D
Suits
Breaking Bad
Entourage
The Blacklist
Black Mirror

Have you seen Ballers? I think the Rock is good in it and it has an Entourage feel (Mark Wahlberg production)

So I've seen couple episodes of Ballers, but never really got hooked.

Now Billions....that is a great show. Best quote:
"Whats the point of having f*** you money if you can't say say f*** you once in a while"

I use to hate on the Blacklist until a friend who has a good taste in shows recommended it. Got hooked on the first episode. It can be redundant at times but James Spader is the man.

my top 3:

the wire
..... big drop ....
breaking bad
mad men

GoT can't make it because I hold it up to the books, but it's really, really good still.

Agreed on GoT. I love the show, but I'm constantly thinking of how things happened alternatively in the books and how much cooler it usually is.

1. Reel Wild Cinema - I'm absolutely fascinated by the B-/exploitation movie industry and the people who work in it
2. 120 Minutes - Along with Alternative Nation (and Headbanger's Ball before it) it was the only way for me to find new music I cared about when I was a teenager
3. Space Ghost Coast-to-Coast - I'd never seen anything like it. They still hold up today

...wow, not one of those was mentioned above. I don't know what that says about me.

Space Ghost Coast-to-Coast was gold! The Randy Savage (The Gray Ghost) and Bjork episodes were personal favorites.

Danny Coale Caught That Ball!!!

Those two and the Busta Rhymes one are my three all-time favorites, in no particular order.

Do we consider the Planet Earth series and Life to be a TV show? If yes, they are easily my top.

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If it's late the wife and I will throw on a David Attenborough nature documentary. They're enjoyable but don't keep us awake.

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If you are anything like me, Blue Planet is a must watch. I swear I've watched each about 20 times and still am floored by the cinematography and effort that goes into producing those.

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The only other show that I haven't seen mentioned yet (that I thinks needs mentioning) is BoJack Horseman on Netflix. Sometimes it feels like it would be even more entertaining if I worked in show business or lived in L.A., but this show is one of the darker animated shows available. It's basically an animated sitdram (is that a word) that explores depression. It definitely has plenty of humor though.

Rick and Morty and it's not even close.

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I'm going:
1) Twin Peaks
2) Parks and Recreation
3) Westworld

HM to Game of Thrones, The Wire, Bob's Burgers, HIMYM, and Arrested Development.

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Disappointed by the newest season of Twin Peaks but David Lynch just does whatever he wants so shouldn't have had high hopes.

Can't wait for the second season of Westworld!

I've enjoyed it but it is certainly way more like FWWM than the original show, and it feels more angled towards Lynch fanatics than specifically towards fans of Twin Peaks. Though it was to be expected, Lynch has been gradually getting weirder and weirder with time.

Definitely leaning towards FWWM and some of his other works. Would be hard to recreate that campy feel of the original without seeming forced.

Mindless watching: Parks and Rec/The Office/Friends
HBO: Band of Brothers
Netflix: Just started it but I can tell Bloodline is going to be insane

1. The Leftovers (most underrated show)

HM: GOT, Arrested Development, The Wire, 30 Rock, Fraiser

Can I really be the first one to mention The Andy Griffith Show? Used to be a must before heading to the dining hall. What I love about it is the timelessness. Other than seeing older cars and (forgive the nostalgia) an old 2-piece telephone where an operator had to connect the call, the show is relevant in its method of life lessons and down-home humor.
I also miss the days when cartoons used to only be on Sat. mornings. Fond memories of Fat Albert & Land of the Lost as a kid.
Breaking Bad was awesome. I still hear the song at the end as an earworm.
For sheer laughs, Everybody Loves Raymond & MASH are hard to top.

Ah, finally somebody that falls into my vintage. Leg for the Floyd avitar.

Take the shortest route to the ball and arrive in bad humor.

Fawlty Towers is a great show too. You'll laugh.

Chem PhD '16