Recommend a new show?

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    Solius Has a massive ginger bush

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    A load of the shows I watch are winding down now. Scrubs has finished, Prison Break is finished, Lost has one season left, so does 24, etc... and I think I might need a new show.

    A list of a few shows I like, to help get an idea: Lost, Prison Break, Dexter, Scrubs, 24, Arrested Development, Inbetweeners, Futurama/South Park/Simpsons/Family Guy.

    What do you lot recommend I start watching?
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    Doevle Full Member

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    Flight of the Conchords.

    Edit: You haven't watched The Sopranos or The Wire?:eek:
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    I_live_cement Cat freak

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    Breaking Bad, The Wire, The Sopranos, City of Men (The series not the film.)
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    curb your enthusiasm is brilliant - very funny
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    I_live_cement Cat freak

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    Curb your Enthusiam and It's always sunny, comedy wise.

    Seinfeld's a must see as well.
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    sonymobby Full Member

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    My favorite drama series is House where Hugh Laurie is excellent, he gives a Golden Globe worthy performance in every episode and the character he plays is probably the most intriguing one I've ever seen. I don't understand why people in the UK don't like House.

    As far as comedies go, The Office US is the best comedy series right now. Also, 30 Rock and How I Met Your Mother are two quite enjoyable series.
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    Eyepopper Lowering the tone since 2006

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    I watch feck all TV but the wire is worth watching
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    McLovin Bites pillows thinking of John Terry

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    This.

    (Sorry Livvie!)
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    Solius Has a massive ginger bush

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    The Wire, House, Curb Your Enthusiam and US version of the Office seem to stand-outs for me from what I've heard and seen briefly on TV. Which is the best of those? Or does it depend what type of show I'm looking for?

    Is House a comedy? What's The Wire about?
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    mexos Academy player

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    Twin Peaks
    foh sho.
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    Entourage if you've not already started watching that..
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    The Wire - Outstanding television

    Carnivale - A bit like Lost but with a more religious and surrealistic theme.

    Psych - A very funny show
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    Skelter Internet GYPO

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    Yeah I think I'll start watching the Soprano's. Never seen it but got the feeling I'll love it, into all the mob/mafia/gangster films anyway.
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    The Sopranos - Some of the best TV ever made, incredible

    The Wire - Same as above

    Generation Kill - Excellent mini-series

    Curb - The best comedy series on TV, Larry David's alter ego is a hero

    The Unit - Hardly breaks the mould, cheesy a times but not bad if you just wanna watch some action
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    The Wire is possibly my favourite TV Drama ever, which is quite a feat considering that I started watching it just after The Sopranos had finished.

    For comedies Curb is your best bet.
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    Solius Has a massive ginger bush

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    Started *ahem* purchasing the first season of The Wire.
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    I watch practically the same shows as you've listed. I recommend House or Entourage, both brilliant entertainment.
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    Remember to give it time though. I was hooked immediately from the first episode but a few people I know said they took a while to get into it.
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    The West Wing. Brilliant show, underrated by many.

    And The Sopranos, I only have the last season of it left to watch.
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    I'm going to finish Season 5 of House this week, then start to catch up with Lost.

    Got a lot of shows I want to catch up with.
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    You might like How i Met Your Mother as well. I'm not a big fan of it, but most of my mates dig it.
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    Entourage..

    oh and The Shield
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    Entourage, How I Met Your Mother and House are good shouts. So is Death Note if you fancy trying out some japanese anime.
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    noodlehair "It's like..."

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    I've no idea where you cnuts get the time for all this.

    I've had series 2 of Rome on DVD since christmas, and I still haven't managed to take it out of its packaging yet
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    R.N7 Such tagline. Wow!

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    Most of us are students tbf.

    More people need to watch Carnivale!
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    Having seen all episodes of The West Wing, it is a good program but if you are not very interested in the American political system, I'd skip it especially as there are over 140 episodes to get through.

    The Sopranos is probably the best written TV show ever. I could watch the the Pine Barrens episode and the Christoper intervention scene again and again! Thought the last season was a real let down, though.

    Overall, The Wire is the most rewarding programme to watch. It's like the writers had decided on the story for all the seasons decided from the get go. Every single character has a story arc which fits in perfectly with everyone elses.
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    vuc First Team Serb

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    I've started watching 'Southland' - which is a cop show based in LA (yes another one..). It's got Ryan from the OC in it as some Rookie Cop - I'm 4 episodes in but I like it. Good story, good directing and decent acting. Plus its pretty brutal which is what you want from cop dramas IMO.

    Anyone else heard of this?
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    jgraham Company man, hitched.

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    Lie to me on sky one looks like it could be decent, I watched the first episode last week and it has the potential to be a regular watch for me!

    Another one i've seen advertised that looks like it could be good is 'The Take' that's to be shown on sky 1 through June.

    just two suggestions i've not seen in this thread already!
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    Californication it's ace.
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    Started watching that last night, looks good so far.
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    Breaking Bad is definately the way to go.
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    Skelter Internet GYPO

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    After reading this thread it's clear to me that I should definitely go buy the sopranos.
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    If you like Sci Fi then the Battlestar Galactica's that have just finished and Terminator the Sarah Connor Chronicles are/were both great.
    Fringe has been a slow burn but if you ever liked the Xfiles then this is in a similar vein and we have come to enjoy it.
    I have caught a few episode of Damages with Glen Close and although it was hard to figure out because it was mid-series, the structure, direction and characterisation were very classy.
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    Soprano's was ace.

    Depends what you like.

    Cold Case, Fringe, Bones are all good.
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