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Windows 7: What TV series do you like these days

27 Dec 2012   #1

W7 X-64 RTM,SUSE 11.1, XP PRO SP3 as a VM, VMware ESXi
 
 
What TV series do you like these days

Hi everyone

TV these days on the whole seems to be full of boring "Celebs", stupid reality shows and quizzes that a well trained Zoo Gorrilla could answer. Most of the latest sitcoms are pretty horrible too.

However there are a few gems around

These are a few that I liked (from US and UK)

Covert Affairs
Burn Notice
Dark skies (Canadian series --didn't make it outside Canada but great series)
The Invaders -- old US series with Roy Thinnes --still a great series if you can find it any more
Stargate and Stargate Atlantis -- you can still find these on "the fillipino felines" site.
Star trek - The Original series --often available on CBS Action channel

Homeland --- passably OK

Midsomer Murders -- especially the latest series

Judge John Deed - UK series about a Radical High Court Judge who is usually at odds with his Home secretary (interior or justice minister equivalent in some countries)

Last resort

Strike Back (and Strike back withg a vengeance) UK series

Inspector Lewis (UK series --successor to the excellent Inspector Morse series.

Person of Interest (US)

And just recently a great newish series from the US : Falling Skies.

I've had to get this from an "alternative site" as it's not available where I am nor is it scheduled to be - but with decent speeds for download - no probs./

I'd BUY the DVD's if it were possible but if the only way to get this stuff is via "download" well so be it and I don't feel guilty at all -- I'm happy to PAY for content but why do they try and restrict it -- this is what causes a lot of piracy --and it only takes me around 15 Mins to download the WHOLE season 1 using a WIRELESS connection . !!! Enc screenshot of download speed. Could get it much quicker by using LAN cable but I'm quite happy for this type of speed.

Anyway list your favourites -- there must be some decent AUS, NZ, UK series etc that I've missed.

Happy new year everyone

Cheers
jimbo


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27 Dec 2012   #2

Vista Home Premium, contemplating moving to Linux
 
 

I watch history channel, adult swim anime, storage wars ( people bid on abandoned storage lockers), weather channel.
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27 Dec 2012   #3

windows 7 home 64bit
 
 

I watch Discovery channel New Tricks UK and Body Of Proof .
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27 Dec 2012   #4

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Windows 7 enterprise 64 bit, Windows 7 Pro 64 bit ,Windows 8 64bit
 
 

Anime (way to much to name), Family Guy, and what ever happens to come on adult swim.
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27 Dec 2012   #5

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit
 
 

I got into the "Walking Dead" series....it's in it's 3rd season. Zombie's...gotta love Zombie's.
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27 Dec 2012   #6

Windows 7 Ultimate x86
 
 

Im in luv wiht The HOW I MET YOUR MOTHER SERIES It is just good
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03 Jan 2013   #7

Windows 7 Pro. 64/SP-1
 
 

jimbo45 You might like this site. It has most of what you like.
Watch TV. Watch Movies. | Online | Free | Hulu
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04 Jan 2013   #8

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 32 bit/Windows 8.1 64bit
 
 

We like Animal Planet, all the CSI series, although the Miami one has finished now, NCIS, Law and Order, Dancing on Ice, Strictly Come Dancing, Country File or anything to do with the natural world.

Oh sorry there are too many to remember and name but since getting Satellite we have plenty of choice.
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04 Jan 2013   #9

windows 7 home premium 64-bit
 
 

"Big Bang Theory" "Antiques Roadshow" anything from BBC
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05 Jan 2013   #10

 
 

It'd be easier giving blanket genres as to what I don't like.


REALITY TV - %98.7456347813 is like pulling teeth.
COOKING SHOWS - Every man and his dog is in the kitchen. Always.
HOLLYWOOD GOSSIP - Typically some over the top camp guy talking about shit no-one in their right mind could possibly care about.
COP SHOW SPIN OFFS - Rare is a spin off as good. Or watchable.

The show I can't stand the most is:

"Do you think you can Master cook while star dancing amongst your home renovations hoping you aren't going to be voted off because you are still a Biggest Loser"

That show sucks.


Here are a few of my favourites/current viewing:

30 Rock,
American Horror Story,
Fringe,
Being Human,
Black Books,
Big Bang Theory,
Becker,
Breaking Bad,
Corner Gas,
Dads Army,
Dexter,
Doctor Who,
Dream Car Garage,
How I met your Mother,
Merlin,
Misfits,
Mrs. Browns Boys,
Star Trek/s,
Star Gate - ALL OF THEM
QI,
Raising Hope,
Red Dwarf,
The Office,
Top Gear,
Top Gear US,
Tosh.O,
True Blood,
Walking Dead,
Wilfred
American Dad,
The Simpsons,
Family Guy,
Cleveland Show,
Bobs Burgers,
Brickleberry,
Aqua Teen,
Futurama,
South Park,
Robot Chicken,
Graham Norton Show,
Alan Carr Chatty Man,
Ricky Gervais Show,
An idiot Abroad,
Any good documentary

Plus plenty of others but those above are all good. And there's no point mentioning shows like Terra Nova that started well but got axed.
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