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t.v. sucks
Posted by: jbalo ()
Date: October 03, 2011 09:25PM

I need a couple new t.v. shows to watch. Ever since Lost went away, House went crazy, Arrested Development didn't make it and Monk ended I can't find anything I like.

Don't have HBO or Showtime. Any suggestions?

Re: t.v. sucks
Posted by: Ellipsis ()
Date: October 03, 2011 09:25PM

Read a book.

Re: t.v. sucks
Posted by: Harry Tuttle ()
Date: October 03, 2011 09:27PM

BAD GIRLS CLUB! IT'S ON OXYGEN RITE NOEOW!!!

WATCH IT!

ALSO...

IT'S ALWAYS SUNNY IN PHILADELPHIA

Signatures are for fags

Re: t.v. sucks
Posted by: jbalo ()
Date: October 03, 2011 09:28PM

Ellipsis Wrote:
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> Read a book.


Listen, ellipsis. I'm sick of your condescending posts. I spend many long and hard hours using my brain at work. I need mindless escapes.

Re: t.v. sucks
Posted by: postpoppunk ()
Date: October 03, 2011 09:33PM

I do not watch much TV, but too many friends were raving about a show called "The Walking Dead", so I checked it out for myself. It is a very intriguing show --- do not let the "Dead / Zombie" part fool you, it is a drama set in apocalyptic times. The story lines are very cool and intertwine in different ways - the first season is at Redbox' now (6 episodes) and the new season starts sometime soon. (AMC channel)

I think the last show I actually followed was Northern Exposure way back in time.

If you watch the first few episodes and let the characters take shape - I think you, anyone, would really enjoy the series.









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Re: t.v. sucks
Posted by: postpoppunk ()
Date: October 03, 2011 09:34PM

Have to give a second to HT on IT'S ALWAYS SUNNY IN PHILADELPHIA - incredibly funny, but from a place most shows do not dare to go...












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Re: t.v. sucks
Posted by: Ellipse is a jackass ()
Date: October 03, 2011 09:35PM

I love Tosh.0.

Suck on that.

Re: t.v. sucks
Posted by: postpoppunk ()
Date: October 03, 2011 09:37PM

Reading a BOOK would be a great idea, if the person had asked about fucking books.

A person who watches TV does not automatically mean they have never cracked open a set of wood leaves with ink on them - that form words, which in turn usually tell a story of some kind.









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Re: t.v. sucks
Posted by: Ellipsis ()
Date: October 03, 2011 09:39PM

"Any suggestions?" means just that - any suggestion would be a valid reply.

postpoppunk Wrote:
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> Reading a BOOK would be a great idea, if the
> person had asked about fucking books.
>
> A person who watches TV does not automatically
> mean they have never cracked open a set of wood
> leaves with ink on them - that form words, which
> in turn usually tell a story of some kind.

Re: t.v. sucks
Posted by: postpoppunk ()
Date: October 03, 2011 09:47PM

Ellipsis Wrote:
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> "Any suggestions?" means just that - any
> suggestion would be a valid reply.



The list of TV shows above the question must not show up on your computer - weird.

I will refrain from spending any time debating a person with a very unwarranted, unrealistic and fantastical amount of prejudiced self worth.







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Re: t.v. sucks
Posted by: eesh ()
Date: October 03, 2011 09:58PM

jbalo,



Did you ever watch the L Word? I found it rather enjoyable to watch. You can watch them on itunes.

Re: t.v. sucks
Posted by: Conie ()
Date: October 03, 2011 10:04PM

jbalo Wrote:
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> I need a couple new t.v. shows to watch. Ever
> since Lost went away, House went crazy, Arrested
> Development didn't make it and Monk ended I can't
> find anything I like.
>
> Don't have HBO or Showtime. Any suggestions?


According to my son Arrested Development is coming back.

Re: t.v. sucks
Posted by: Mr. Misery ()
Date: October 03, 2011 10:11PM

jbalo Wrote:
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> I need a couple new t.v. shows to watch. Ever
> since Lost went away, House went crazy, Arrested
> Development didn't make it and Monk ended I can't
> find anything I like.
>
> Don't have HBO or Showtime. Any suggestions?


Frankenstein is on TCM right now. I don't like it when movies take place in foreign language-speaking countries and everyone's speaking English, though. I hate that. Dr. Frankenstein is German.

Re: t.v. sucks
Posted by: Mr. Misery ()
Date: October 03, 2011 10:11PM

Frankensteing hates fire

Re: t.v. sucks
Posted by: Harry Tuttle ()
Date: October 03, 2011 10:13PM

Mr. Misery Wrote:
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> Frankenstein is on TCM right now. I don't like it
> when movies take place in foreign
> language-speaking countries and everyone's
> speaking English, though. I hate that. Dr.
> Frankenstein is German.

Who cares... the director probably spoke English... Deal with it...

Signatures are for fags

Re: t.v. sucks
Posted by: Conie ()
Date: October 03, 2011 10:17PM

Harry Tuttle Wrote:
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> Mr. Misery Wrote:
> --------------------------------------------------
> -----
> > Frankenstein is on TCM right now. I don't like
> it
> > when movies take place in foreign
> > language-speaking countries and everyone's
> > speaking English, though. I hate that. Dr.
> > Frankenstein is German.
>
> Who cares... the director probably spoke
> English... Deal with it...


Plus one

Re: t.v. sucks
Posted by: Mr. Misery ()
Date: October 03, 2011 10:17PM

Harry Tuttle Wrote:
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> Mr. Misery Wrote:
> --------------------------------------------------
> -----
> > Frankenstein is on TCM right now. I don't like
> it
> > when movies take place in foreign
> > language-speaking countries and everyone's
> > speaking English, though. I hate that. Dr.
> > Frankenstein is German.
>
> Who cares... the director probably spoke
> English... Deal with it...


I'm NOT going to deal with it. I'm a woman, and I DON'T have to stand for this. Yes the director and the cast all spoke English. It was a Hollywood production. But that doesn't mean they couldn't all learn their lines in German. Mel Gibson had his actors learn some ancient language in Return of the Christ and Apocalypto. It can be done. Hollywood and American audiences are just LAZY. I can't deal with a bunch of Germans standing around in Germany speaking English. It's STUPID. The Last Emperor was the STUPIDEST thing I've ever seen......the little Chinese boy who's already speaking English eventually gets taught English by an English speaking English person, in English. I can't look past that.

Re: t.v. sucks
Posted by: Conie ()
Date: October 03, 2011 10:19PM

Mr. Misery Wrote:
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> Harry Tuttle Wrote:
> --------------------------------------------------
> -----
> > Mr. Misery Wrote:
> >
> --------------------------------------------------
>
> > -----
> > > Frankenstein is on TCM right now. I don't
> like
> > it
> > > when movies take place in foreign
> > > language-speaking countries and everyone's
> > > speaking English, though. I hate that. Dr.
> > > Frankenstein is German.
> >
> > Who cares... the director probably spoke
> > English... Deal with it...
>
>
> I'm NOT going to deal with it. I'm a woman, and I
> DON'T have to stand for this. Yes the director and
> the cast all spoke English. It was a Hollywood
> production. But that doesn't mean they couldn't
> all learn their lines in German. Mel Gibson had
> his actors learn some ancient language in Return
> of the Christ and Apocalypto. It can be done.
> Hollywood and American audiences are just LAZY. I
> can't deal with a bunch of Germans standing around
> in Germany speaking English. It's STUPID. The Last
> Emperor was the STUPIDEST thing I've ever
> seen......the little Chinese boy who's already
> speaking English eventually gets taught English by
> an English speaking English person, in English. I
> can't look past that.


You're a woman?

Re: t.v. sucks
Posted by: Mr. Misery ()
Date: October 03, 2011 10:20PM

Conie Wrote:
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> Mr. Misery Wrote:
> --------------------------------------------------
> -----
> > Harry Tuttle Wrote:
> >
> --------------------------------------------------
>
> > -----
> > > Mr. Misery Wrote:
> > >
> >
> --------------------------------------------------
>
> >
> > > -----
> > > > Frankenstein is on TCM right now. I don't
> > like
> > > it
> > > > when movies take place in foreign
> > > > language-speaking countries and everyone's
> > > > speaking English, though. I hate that. Dr.
> > > > Frankenstein is German.
> > >
> > > Who cares... the director probably spoke
> > > English... Deal with it...
> >
> >
> > I'm NOT going to deal with it. I'm a woman, and
> I
> > DON'T have to stand for this. Yes the director
> and
> > the cast all spoke English. It was a Hollywood
> > production. But that doesn't mean they couldn't
> > all learn their lines in German. Mel Gibson had
> > his actors learn some ancient language in
> Return
> > of the Christ and Apocalypto. It can be done.
> > Hollywood and American audiences are just LAZY.
> I
> > can't deal with a bunch of Germans standing
> around
> > in Germany speaking English. It's STUPID. The
> Last
> > Emperor was the STUPIDEST thing I've ever
> > seen......the little Chinese boy who's already
> > speaking English eventually gets taught English
> by
> > an English speaking English person, in English.
> I
> > can't look past that.
>
>
> You're a woman?


I have vaginas

Re: t.v. sucks
Posted by: Harry Tuttle ()
Date: October 03, 2011 10:27PM

Suspend your disbelief, Mizo... They're not REALLY speaking English... They're speaking their native tongue... You just have the privilege of understanding it... It's like a dub... only without the terrible voice acting... assuming that the acting isn't terrible...

Signatures are for fags

Re: t.v. sucks
Posted by: Harry Tuttle ()
Date: October 03, 2011 10:30PM

What I don't like is when the actors have some terrible accent... They're in Germany and everyone's speaking English... Ok, I can deal with that... but I can't deal with the terrible "German-English" accent....

I have the same problem when the news plays a clip of some foreigner talking... and they play the voice of an interpreter on top of the actual clip... I HATE IT when the interpreter has a thick, almost phony, accent....

If you're going to do it, don't do it half-assed... and, for the love of God, don't line up or you'll get shredded...

Signatures are for fags

Re: t.v. sucks
Posted by: thatisnottrue ()
Date: October 03, 2011 11:57PM

TV sucks? I dont think so! So many good shows like Zeke and Luther and Heartland. I just love those shows. I also love Good Luck Charlie.

Re: t.v. sucks
Posted by: Mr. Misery ()
Date: October 04, 2011 12:00AM

Harry Tuttle Wrote:
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> Suspend your disbelief, Mizo... They're not REALLY
> speaking English... They're speaking their native
> tongue... You just have the privilege of
> understanding it... It's like a dub... only
> without the terrible voice acting... assuming that
> the acting isn't terrible...


okay, in certain circumstances, it's almost acceptable. But in the extreme case of The Last Emperor, where you have a Chinese character speaking English being taught English by an English speaking character, and all their lessons are in English, not Chinese.........it makes my head 'asplode.

Re: t.v. sucks
Posted by: Mr. Misery ()
Date: October 04, 2011 12:01AM

Mel had balls, shooting Return of The Christ and Apocalypso in ancient languages. That was tits.

Re: t.v. sucks
Posted by: Margie ()
Date: October 04, 2011 12:18AM

jbalo Wrote:
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> Don't have HBO or Showtime. Any suggestions?

I rarely ever watch TV...."The Big Bang Theory" is good for a few laughs.

Re: t.v. sucks
Posted by: Harry Tuttle ()
Date: October 04, 2011 12:19AM

I hear Modern Family is good... Wouldn't know...

Signatures are for fags

Re: t.v. sucks
Posted by: bloody blisters ()
Date: October 04, 2011 03:44AM

Br Ba is always pepic. i would suggest starting from season 1 though.

walking dead was ok, i watched a few but would always forget when it would come on so i sort of fell out of it.

if you own a netflix account, check out Party Down. ended show, has two seasons, but is probably some of the best stuff to ever come out of fred savage. (you read correctly)

stay away from the new Two and 1/2 men, the show has lost it and is nothing without the sheen.

i know you dont have HBO, but i show i have sort of fell into lately is How To Make It In America. decent so far, has potential.

it all sort of depends on what you are into. there is some good stuff out there. just have to find it, and when you do, you have to endure the commercials.

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Re: t.v. sucks
Posted by: Lamont Sanford ()
Date: October 04, 2011 05:15AM

Just discovered this "All In The Family" pretty funny stuff for 35 years ago and then the Jack Benny with rochester my uncle both on Antenna TV

Re: t.v. sucks
Posted by: Yucky28 ()
Date: October 04, 2011 06:26AM

- "Trailer Park Boys"

http://movies.netflix.com/WiMovie/Trailer_Park_Boys/70153385?trkid=2361637

A lot of my friends are obsessed with this show. I personally hate it.

- "Man vs. Wild"

http://movies.netflix.com/WiMovie/Man_vs._Wild/70140410?trkid=2361637

I'm a typical dude. I love this show. You might like it because you get to watch a guy with a British accent get undressed a lot.

- "Survivorman"

http://movies.netflix.com/WiMovie/Survivorman/70136136?trkid=2361637

There's 2 warring camps in the wilderness survival show fanbase: Those who like "Man vs. Wild" (like myself) with it's higher and more entertaining production values; and those who prefer the more authentic feeling of "Survivorman". Which side will you take?

*ques dun dun dun music*

- "Top Gear"

http://movies.netflix.com/WiMovie/Top_Gear_U.K./70140457?trkid=2361637

A lot of my hipster friends are obsessed with British TV. But truth be told, this is pretty much the only good show they make.

The "Polar Special" episode is one of the coolest things I've ever seen on TV:

http://movies.netflix.com/WiPlayer?movieid=70189932&trkid=3325854

For thos who don't have Netflix...

http://www.tudou.com/programs/view/B_5Iy2rXXao/

Re: t.v. sucks
Posted by: jhey ()
Date: October 04, 2011 09:47AM

"Community" is my favorite show on TV right now, but I can definitely see why most people think it's weird.

"Parks & Recreation" and "Breaking Bad" are both great, and you can stream both from Netflix. Pro Tip: If you watch "Breaking Bad", make sure to start from the beginning.

I'M A FIVE-STAR MAN!!


Re: t.v. sucks
Posted by: Shadow ()
Date: October 04, 2011 10:25AM

A few possibilities...
The Mentalist
Burn Notice
NCIS
NCIS Los Angeles
I've heard Glee is supposed to be good, though I haven't seen it
Top Gear, but only the UK version. The US version sucks

Re: t.v. sucks
Posted by: jbalo ()
Date: October 04, 2011 10:40AM

thanks, everyone. i'll put a few of the suggestions on dvr and see what i like.

Re: t.v. sucks
Posted by: open eyez ()
Date: October 04, 2011 11:30AM

As wacky as this sounds, try "Family Guy". Insanely hilarious, and, if you can handle what is on this site, it won't offend you.

Re: t.v. sucks
Posted by: jbalo ()
Date: October 04, 2011 01:45PM

thanks.

i'm not easily offended but i've had a hard time watching that show in the past because peter's chin looks like a pair of testicles. that's all i focus on. i need to get past it though because it is hysterical.

Re: t.v. sucks
Posted by: open eyez ()
Date: October 04, 2011 03:01PM

Ya see!!! The spoof of Star Wars on Family Guy is awesome - and after a day at work, Family Guy can be just what the doctor ordered! Wait, aren't you a doctor?!?!? If so, have you ever prescribed "Family Guy"?!?

Re: t.v. sucks
Posted by: jbalo ()
Date: October 21, 2011 08:31PM

Up All Night.

The new show I look forward to. Dry, subtle humor delivered by the talented Will Arnett and Maya Rudolph. Christina Applegate makes it worthwhile too. I hope it doesn't start sucking.

Re: t.v. sucks
Date: October 21, 2011 10:04PM

jbalo Wrote:
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> Up All Night.
>
> The new show I look forward to. Dry, subtle humor
> delivered by the talented Will Arnett and Maya
> Rudolph. Christina Applegate makes it worthwhile
> too. I hope it doesn't start sucking.


I'm with you. They have good on screen chemistry and are all hilarious.

Re: t.v. sucks
Posted by: Missy ()
Date: October 22, 2011 01:02AM

American horror with Dylan McDermott on FX on Wednesdays @ 10:00 --- very creepy
Revenge on abc @ 9:30 ---- drama on wed
Modern family on abc @ 9:00 ---- funny!
Parks an recreation on NBC @ 8:30 on thurs.---funny
The office on NBC @ 9:00 on thurs--- funny

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