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What are you favorite American TV Series?

Post by nikkipedia » Wed, 05 Dec 2012 11:44 am

I'm not sure if this has been posted here already, but if not, what are your favorite American TV Series? Rate them 1-10, 10 being the highest! :)

How I Met Your Mother 10/10
Pretty Little Liars 10/10
The Vampire Diaries 9/10
The Walking Dead 8/10
Revenge 7/10

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Post by Strong Eagle » Wed, 05 Dec 2012 11:57 am

Why? American series TV sucks big time.

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Post by Darthcoder » Wed, 05 Dec 2012 1:31 pm

Dont watch many but the below ones are my favorites

The Office
Big Bang Theory
Sons of Anarchy
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Post by v4jr4 » Wed, 05 Dec 2012 2:01 pm

How about Friends and The Twilight Zone?
Oh, don't forget Knight Rider, Baywatch, The A-Team, or maybe Santa Barbara :P
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Post by Akimbo » Wed, 05 Dec 2012 2:03 pm

The Big Bang Theory
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Post by zzm9980 » Wed, 05 Dec 2012 2:57 pm

Strong Eagle wrote:Why? American series TV sucks big time.
Most TV sucks big time, but there are still a few shows entertaining enough to justify the time to watch them.

Right now, I only watch the following shows:

Game of Thrones (premium channel, on hiatus)
Person of Interest (free)
Dexter (premium)
Homeland (premium)

The ones on the Premium channels require me to uhm... Watch them online. I convert those with Handbrake and use AppleTV to watch it in my living room. Person of Interest, while free in the US, is only on a premium channel here, so I do the same.

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Post by nakatago » Wed, 05 Dec 2012 3:44 pm

zzm9980 wrote:
Strong Eagle wrote:Why? American series TV sucks big time.
Most TV sucks big time, but there are still a few shows entertaining enough to justify the time to watch them.

Right now, I only watch the following shows:

Game of Thrones (premium channel, on hiatus)
Person of Interest (free)
Dexter (premium)
Homeland (premium)

The ones on the Premium channels require me to uhm... Watch them online. I convert those with Handbrake and use AppleTV to watch it in my living room. Person of Interest, while free in the US, is only on a premium channel here, so I do the same.
Ah yes....http://theoatmeal.com/comics/game_of_thrones
But replace "Game of Thrones" with whatever you're willing to pay for but it's either unavailable or it is but bundled with something else making it prohibitively expensive. People saying it's illegal will NOT stop it from happening.

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Post by Brah » Wed, 05 Dec 2012 4:17 pm

Hmmm...I'd agree that American (or any other pretty much) TV sucks, but there are quite a few good series, past and present. I agree with some of those listed, and there are a lot more. Boss, Breaking Bad, SoA, Boston Legal, etc. come to mind, and there are a lot more A and B level series worth watching.

What is nice is to watch them without the commercials and station fluff. I don't think I'll ever go back to watching* "TV".

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nakatago wrote:
zzm9980 wrote:
Strong Eagle wrote:Why? American series TV sucks big time.
Most TV sucks big time, but there are still a few shows entertaining enough to justify the time to watch them.

Right now, I only watch the following shows:

Game of Thrones (premium channel, on hiatus)
Person of Interest (free)
Dexter (premium)
Homeland (premium)

The ones on the Premium channels require me to uhm... Watch them online. I convert those with Handbrake and use AppleTV to watch it in my living room. Person of Interest, while free in the US, is only on a premium channel here, so I do the same.
Ah yes....http://theoatmeal.com/comics/game_of_thrones
But replace "Game of Thrones" with whatever you're willing to pay for but it's either unavailable or it is but bundled with something else making it prohibitively expensive. People saying it's illegal will NOT stop it from happening.
There was an article the other day saying "...Singapore...has the highest per capita incidence of peer-to-peer infringement of English-language TV shows in the Asia-Pacific region".

Kinda answers the "How's that censorship and lack of choice thing working for ya?" question.

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Post by nakatago » Wed, 05 Dec 2012 4:32 pm

Brah wrote:
There was an article the other day saying "...Singapore...has the highest per capita incidence of peer-to-peer infringement of English-language TV shows in the Asia-Pacific region".

Kinda answers the "How's that censorship and lack of choice thing working for ya?" question.
Well, Singapore also has one the highest density of people who can afford broadband.

Censorship is for political stuff.

Lack of choice, still there.

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Post by morenangpinay » Wed, 05 Dec 2012 4:48 pm

NCIS
Criminal Minds
Two and half men (the old episodes with charlie)
Revenge was good but I lost track of it
eli stone until it was cancelled

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Post by nakatago » Wed, 05 Dec 2012 4:50 pm

Still waiting for Community to come back.

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Post by x9200 » Wed, 05 Dec 2012 5:37 pm

The Huckleberry Hound Show
The Looney Tunes Show
Zorro

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Post by v4jr4 » Wed, 05 Dec 2012 6:00 pm

x9200 wrote:The Looney Tunes Show
+1 :mrgreen:
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Post by JR8 » Wed, 05 Dec 2012 6:12 pm

The Monkees (incorporating The Banana Splits)
Starsky and Hutch
The A-Team
Tour of Duty
Sleeper Cell

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Post by Brah » Wed, 05 Dec 2012 6:16 pm

OK so there's two threads going on here, American TV shows (Looney Tunes, The Monkees, etc.) and American series (like HOB and others, Homeland, etc.)

The former will result in quite a long list, the latter, what some of us are currently watching (or will be, thanks Naka for Community, will check that out).

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