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TV Series - which one next?

Postby Fortan » Thu, 26 Sep 2013 1:31 pm

After a long work day, I like drop myself on the sofa and watch either a movie or as I have been doing over the last few years, going through loads of different TV series. I am running out of ideas of what to watch. Kind of silly really but I guess I just need some inspiration and hope you guys can help point me in the right direction.

Series I have already watched and my rating:

Sons of Anarchy (20/10) - my favorite series of all time
Breaking Bad (9/10)
Sopranos (10/10)
Prison Break (7/10)
The Wire (7/10)
24 (7/10)
Vikings (7/10)
Devious Maids (6/10)
Arrow (5/10)
Game of Thrones (5/10) - didn't catch me?!
Dexter (5/10) - didn't catch me either

Not sure whether this gives you an idea.... currently thinking about starting Under The Dome ?!

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Postby Akimbo » Thu, 26 Sep 2013 1:38 pm

Hmm...Walking Dead?

I haven't fallen for the TV series yet (I already got all seasons in my comp, but just haven't got the urge to watch) but I LOVE the comic book!

I haven't seen the newest story arc in the comic though...

And BBC's Sherlock...

Maybe Elementary too? Haven't seen it yet.
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Postby Steve1960 » Thu, 26 Sep 2013 1:42 pm

Wow you need to get out more! :wink:

Ideas to combat the boredom and avoid turning your brain to jelly watching series :)

Have more kids

Watch more sport

Take up a hobby

I know how you feel though, TV is not very exciting here. I am lucky in that I love EPL football and so does my wife. Gewtting a little tired of movies though and thinking of getting a box of tricks to allow me to watch UK TV.

I do miss Top Gear (Singtel's Top Gear Korea is just not the same, no Clarkson!). I might even take a look at Eastenders :shock:

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Postby Fortan » Thu, 26 Sep 2013 1:45 pm

Steve1960 wrote:Wow you need to get out more! :wink:

Ideas to combat the boredom and avoid turning your brain to jelly watching series :)

Have more kids

Watch more sport

Take up a hobby

I know how you feel though, TV is not very exciting here. I am lucky in that I love EPL football and so does my wife. Gewtting a little tired of movies though and thinking of getting a box of tricks to allow me to watch UK TV.

I do miss Top Gear (Singtel's Top Gear Korea is just not the same, no Clarkson!). I might even take a look at Eastenders :shock:


I know I need to go out more but I kind of do that over the weekends during the day... :) And I watch the football too.... I am a little TV?movie junkie I guess :D

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Postby Fortan » Thu, 26 Sep 2013 1:47 pm

Akimbo wrote:Hmm...Walking Dead?

I haven't fallen for the TV series yet (I already got all seasons in my comp, but just haven't got the urge to watch) but I LOVE the comic book!

I haven't seen the newest story arc in the comic though...

And BBC's Sherlock...

Maybe Elementary too? Haven't seen it yet.

Walking Dead bored me half to death... just the same thing over and over again... Sherlock Holmes was good, I watched that too :D

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Postby Addadude » Thu, 26 Sep 2013 2:35 pm

I like Sherlock. Cumbersnatch (I know, I spelled it wrong deliberately) and Freeman are great.

Justified is awesome. Great characters and dialog. A fitting tribute to the late Elmore Leonard.

For pure popcorn fun, Supernatural is very enjoyable.

The Fallen is terrific. (Gillian Anderson has only gotten hotter with age.)

It's also worth getting the boxed set of DVDs for Millennium Series 1, 2 and the rather hard to get 3rd series. Very, very dark stuff and Lance Henriksen is superb in it.
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Postby Addadude » Thu, 26 Sep 2013 2:40 pm

I also bought all five boxed sets of Boston Legal. James Spader and William Shatner are simply magic together.

And, speaking of Spader, his new series The Black List looks to be very, very good:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k9_qgX7pTlc
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Postby nakatago » Thu, 26 Sep 2013 2:46 pm


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Postby uscate » Fri, 27 Sep 2013 12:57 am

ROME....done by the BBC on HBO. Seen here, it lacks in some of the "shock factors," but if you've watched The Sopranos here, you'll figure out what you're missing....

The Noose - 1/2 hour comedy take on the News...Singaporean style....Channel 5. Should be starting the new season sometime soon....

Or read a good book - from what I've seen, unless you love cooking or travel shows (or Honey Boo Boo from the US), there's not much on TV here....

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Postby Fortan » Fri, 27 Sep 2013 8:58 am

uscate wrote:from what I've seen, unless you love cooking or travel shows (or Honey Boo Boo from the US), there's not much on TV here....


I always wonder just how many programs have been made about sharks :D

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Postby nakatago » Fri, 27 Sep 2013 9:03 am

Fortan wrote:
uscate wrote:from what I've seen, unless you love cooking or travel shows (or Honey Boo Boo from the US), there's not much on TV here....


I always wonder just how many programs have been made about sharks :D


Or reality singing/talent/cooking shows.

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Postby Akimbo » Fri, 27 Sep 2013 9:28 am

Fortan wrote:
I always wonder just how many programs have been made about sharks :D


Or tornados of sharks...

http://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/sharknado_2013/
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Postby movielover » Thu, 17 Oct 2013 1:59 am

Have you watched the new TV series called "The Blacklist" - it quite interesting plot.

http://www.axn-asia.com/programs/blacklist/

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Postby Steve1960 » Thu, 17 Oct 2013 8:07 am

I have just got UK TV sorted out. It's so good to have Arthur Daley back in Minder :-)

Not exactly new though.

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Postby PrimroseHill » Thu, 17 Oct 2013 2:36 pm

Love Breaking Bad.
House of Cards
Broadwalk Empire
Top Gear with Jeremy


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