Good TV series/ Mini Series?

Discussion in 'Community Discussion' started by phas3, Apr 24, 2010.

  1. macrumors 65816

    can you guys recommend me some good shows to add on to my hd collection. So far I have the Office/Dexter/Nip Tuck/John Adams(LOVE THIS!)/Band of Brothers/The PAcific im trying to build up my media center
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    Fringe - Amazing show

    Chuck - Turn your brain off and geek out

    The Wire - you will not be able to just watch one episode in a sitting, the seasons are also very different, but connected. Probably my favorite series, I've ever seen. But, no HD, it was shot in SD.

    Eastbound and Down - if you like crude comedy, this is THE show, again, no HD.

    If you don't own it on Blu-ray, get Planet Earth. It's pretty spectacular, even if you just watch and turn off the commentary.
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    thanks ill look into this, I've got planet Earth on blueray.

    Anyone else have any suggestions?

    I watched a couple episodes of Modern Family and I thought it was pretty funny.
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    Im a sucker for House, so good.

    A couple more in order of awesomeness:

    Scrubs (new season sucks, old stuff is good tho, Not hd)
    White Collar- So GOOD! and hd
    Breaking Bad- Awesome Show hd
    Top Gear (if you are a motor-head)- newer stuff is hd
    Chuck (as someone said earlier)- hd i think?
    Modern Family-not sure...
    24-again, not sure
    CSI (any, really)- newer stuff is hd
    NCIS- newer stuff is hd
    Big Bang Theory- hd
    How I met your mother-hd?

    That should keep you busy for a while
  5. macrumors 65816

    Scrubs and HIMYM are pretty funny shows the others I haven't watched ill look into them
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    do you guys have any recommendations for a show like The Office? that kind of humor.
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    The IT Crowd?

    Whoa...did you like look into my collection or something? :p

    My list:

    30 Rock, maybe
    House (Just. Plain. Awesomeness.)
    Two And A Half Men
    Burn Notice (Only just started watching from the beginning, like the random eps from tv though)
    Underbelly (all of the 3 series from Australia. One episode is particular to me. Won't ever reveal which one though).
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    YES. That show is hilarious!!!
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    any of you guys use usenet?
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    The Office, Nip/Tuck, House, It's Always Sunny in Philly, Dexter, Curb Your Enthusiasm... I know there's more. I just don't remember.
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    For the illegal download of movies and tv shows? No. And it's against the rules to talk about that here.
  12. macrumors 65816

    of course not :)
  13. macrumors 65816

    a few shows have been mentioned a couple of times so I will look into them so far:

    Modern Famiy
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    I loved nip tuck, BUT! the last season was kind of disappointing, I feel like they ran out of ideas
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    Yea, they should have ended the show at the end of the previous season.
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    Yes, Minister/Yes, Prime Minister
    Are You Being Served?
    Grace & Favour
    Keeping Up Appearances
    The Vicar of Dibley
    Absolutely Fabulous
    The Office (the original (UK) version)
    Fawlty Towers
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    Shows I am currently into;

    The Mentalist
    Cougar Town
    Dexter (+1)
    The Big Bang Theory
    The IT Crowd (+1)
    The Inbetweeners
    Sons of Anarchy
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    Those are all really really old!! Funny (especially VoD), but very old... and I don't think would quite match the OPs HD collection.

    I've just started watching Modern Family thanks to the recommendations in this thread. Loving it!
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    Arrested Development. Best show ever!
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    Not HD (except maybe Spooks) but some of the absolute best TV series of all time;

    Garth Marenghi's Darkplace
    Red Dwarf
    Black Books
    Father Ted
    IT Crowd
    The Day Today
    The League of Gentlemen
    Peep Show
    I'm Alan Partridge
    The Armando Iannucci Shows
    Green Wing
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    Im pretty surprised that nobody has mentioned Entourage. I feel that is an excellent show and has good story lines. Hard to watch just one episode tho. Im starting to get in to Rescue Me with Denis Leary. Pretty interesting show. Band of Brothers was a great mini series. HBO did excellent work. Seinfeld another amazing show. I've heard great things bout Dexter, I wanna get into that show in the next few weeks. Curb and Sunny Excellent Excellent shows. I would recommend watching Life but I heard that some parts were CGI and the narrator I think sucks. <Oprah> Not really a fan. You could always mute it tho and watch it with no sound. Lloyd
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    The Shield (not all HD thou.... Don't know if they will release it even in HD)
    Rescue Me (later seasons only, don't know if they have it on blu-ray yet thou)
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    Haha- I think we have VERY similar taste in tv shows :). House... I dont even know what to say. I LOVE that show... its kind of disgusting. 13? SOOOO HOT.

    I may have to check out that IT show.. it seems to say my name all over it.. haha
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    Well, I came in here to recommend John Adams, soooooooo...

    *quietly leaves*
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    Amazed that nobody's suggested the Sopranos! Truly awesome show.

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