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What's good on TV?

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Yeah, so I'm bored and looking for a new series to start watching... We get shows about 2 years late here in Aus. so I just download 'em.

Looking for some recommendations about what's good over there at the moment.

I loved The Wire. I'm watching Generation Kill. I like good dramas. Comedy I like off the wall shit like Flight of the Conchords or Mighty Boosh.

So yeah, gimme and idea of what I should download next....

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30 rock, 30 rock, 30 rock. best show on tv. all of season 2 up on hulu

Looks funny...will try seas. 1 tonight.

Anyting else?

And yeah Spooky, porn goes without sayin'

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have you seen scrubs? it's hella funny but does get kinda cheezy sometimes.

oh and futurama goes without saying.

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have you seen scrubs? it's hella funny but does get kinda cheezy sometimes.

oh and futurama goes without saying.

Thanks for the suggestions...although we're not quite that isolated over here. :P Those have both been on free-to-air for a while now.

I'm thinking of new shit....1st or second season.

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Weeds is good. It's racist in an ironic way, meaning, they make fun of everybody. That's not why I like it, just worth mentioning.

I don't really watch TV that much. TMZ is a guilty pleasure, but that's because they bag on celebrities real hard. Funny as fuck. Also the fact that I live or work near where they film makes it local for me. It's funny seeing some celebrity getting clowned on your own street.

I was bummed when Arrested Development got canceled. That was good television.

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30 rock, 30 rock, 30 rock. best show on tv. all of season 2 up on hulu

Word, 30 Rock is my shit...co-sign on Arrested Development and Mighty Boosh as well..

Catch up with some english series like Garth Marenghis Darkplace, Snuff Box, Alan Partridge etc if you haven't..

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I could never get into the American version of the Office because I downloaded the UK seasons and watched those first.

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I could never get into the American version of the Office because I downloaded the UK seasons and watched those first.

Yeah, the US version, although not complete garbage, can't touch the original..

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Yeah, the US version, although not complete garbage, can't touch the original..

the original will never be topped...but the US version is now a classic as well imo.

30 rock is def the best US comedy going...reruns though.

right now the only shit I feel is worth watching is Generation Kill, Weeds, and Mad Men!

Mad Men is sooooooooo fucking good. It's about a swank advertising firm set in 1959 (skips 2 yrs every season, currently in 2). Created by a Sopranos writer, it may end up being the better show (last couple seasons of Sopranos fell off for me). Image overload in 3, 2...

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January Jones is stunning in this show, she reminds me of a Hitchcock Blonde...

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these are my fave tv comedies...from this other thread i jacked yesterday...yeah I like Scrubs too, but haven't watched the last few seasons for some reason...

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although not complete garbage,

I disagree completely. It's shit

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I disagree completely. It's shit

nooooooooooooooooo...it's gotten a little too irony-meta or something, but still a sack of laughs!

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added to some of my favs mentioned above (wire, 30 rock, earl, sopranos, scrubs, arrested)

DEADWOOD it's a western-but not like the usual ones (bonanza or gunsmoke)-this is way way grittier & sometimes graphic with a really great cast & very well written dialogue.

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ANDROMEDA created by gene roddenberry (star trek franchise creator) is one of my fav sci fi series. it has some interesting ideas about humanity and more expanded ideas on space exploration. great cinematography and action with an odd but likable cast.

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LOST this show is great. suspense mystery and well laid out. it has the most interesting structure of any tv series i've seen with a heavy emphasis on characters and mysteries that keep you wanting more. it's also shot & directed really well.

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DR WHO? but of course you guy been had this for the last 30 years but i'm really enjoying the new dr who's. (christopher eccleston & david tennet)

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THE VENTURE BROS & ROBOT CHICKEN two very good cartoons on adultswim, made for older audiences

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ah yeah dexter is cool only season one has aired over here in the uk so far

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nathan barley is awesome!

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Yeah, I really need to watch that again.

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if you have LOTS of time...

Battle Star Galactica, Prison Break, Peep Show, Sealab 2020, Harvey Birdman, Trailer Park Boys, Venture Bros, Entourage, Chapelle Show, Lost, Curb Your Enthusiasm...

A lot of current UK shows seems a bit stagnant to me but we kick ass on Documentaries - Tribe (BBC), Tribal Wives, Panorama/Dispatches, Blue Planet (basically any BBC nature Docu), I'd avoid a lot of the Discovery Channel Docu's unless you're a complete shit-for-brains that needs everything restated 20 times

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