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Discussion in 'General' started by MadGinga, 12 Apr 2019.

  1. MadGinga

    MadGinga oooh whats this do?

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    Over the last two (!) decades my TV watching has been sporadic, infrequent and prone to looooooong gaps; so would be great to know what shows I should (have) watch(ed).

    I'll give anything a go, but lean towards Science-Fiction as my go-to genre.

    Don't worry about stating the obvious, as I expect I will have missed some of them!

    Sister thread for films
     
  2. liratheal

    liratheal Sharing is Caring

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    I loved Warehouse 13. Definitely worth a watch IMO. Kind of sci-fi/indiana jones type thing.

    The Punisher was pretty good, albeit a slow burn and fairly predictable.

    The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina is also great if you don't mind a bit of satanism.
     
  3. IanW

    IanW Grumpy Old Git

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    Scifi:-
    • The Expanse (Near-future scifi)
    • Star Trek: Discovery (Do you really need a description?)
    • The Orville (Better Star Trek than Star Trek: Discovery)
    • Killjoys (Space bounty hunters)
    • Project Blue Book (Set in the early 1950's. Mad Men go hunting UFOs)
    • Fringe (Parallel universe shenanigans)
     
  4. Behemoth

    Behemoth Timelord in training

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    Battlestar Galactica (2003) was amazing if you haven't watched this yet you really are missing out.
     
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    goldstar0011 Well-Known Member

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    Watched this 3 times to date, due a 4th!

    Agree with these 3!
     
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  6. adidan

    adidan Guesswork is still work

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    Snap. BSG is a definte, been thinking about another rerun myself recently.
     
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  7. David

    David Take my advice — I’m not using it.

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    I'd agree with The Expanse - excellent sci-fi.

    ST: Discovery was a bit of a letdown, IMO, and The Orville is ****ing dire, again IMO.

    The Punisher season 1 was pretty good, but I'm told season 2 is less so.

    There is a reboot of The Twighlight Zone that I've heard good things about. Not seen myself yet.
     
  8. IanW

    IanW Grumpy Old Git

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    I believe it only started last week.

    In other news, I'm looking forward to "Warrior" - It's supposed to be like "Peaky Blinders" in Chinatown, San Francisco, and exec-produced by Bruce Lee's daughter Shannon.
    I hear it's based on a show pitched to Hollywood by Lee in the early 70's. Urban legend says the execs turned him down, but not David Carradine when he showed up with a very similar pitch called "Kung Fu".
     
  9. legoman

    legoman breaker of things

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    BSG 2003
    Caprica (works with BSG)
    ST Discovery (if your into star trek)
    The Expanse
    Nightflyers (Mild Horror/Mystery/Thriller)
    Westworld (new version)
    Altered Carbon
    Lost in Space 2018 series
    Killjoys

    Lots of Sci Fi to get stuck into, not sure what else
     
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  10. Spraduke

    Spraduke Lurker

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    Slightly older but worth a watch on Sci-fi side:

    Farscape
    Firefly (+ Serenity Movie)
    Dr Who (David Tennant and Matt Smith seasons would be my starting point)

    Can't go wrong with:
    Game of Thrones (my missus even liked this despite lots of bewbs)
    Dexter (first 3 or 4 seasons - goes down hill after that)
    Entourage (my missus even liked this despite lots of bewbs - maybe i should worry!)
    Orange is the new black (first few seasons were excellent but slowly goes downhill)
     
  11. Behemoth

    Behemoth Timelord in training

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    I also rather enjoyed The Man in the High Castle. It was a bit hard going sometimes, but certainly a good watch :)
     
  12. legoman

    legoman breaker of things

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    Literally came back in to post that...
     
  13. damien c

    damien c Mad FPS Gamer

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    I have been watching back some of my favourite TV Series recently, but this whole list makes it look like I don't ever do anything but watch TV however I have time to watch Films and Rugby, go to work and grind out hours each day on The Division 2.

    Don't be to mean :)

    Sons Of Anarchy
    Lost
    True Blood
    Legend Of The Seeker
    House
    Game Of Thrones
    Bones
    Stargate & Atlantis
    Warehouse 13
    Eureka
    Sanctuary
    Defiance
    The Big Bang Theory
    Breaking Bad
    Suits
    Arrow
    The Flash
    Brooklyn Nine Nine
    M*A*S*H

    The other ones I am watching that are getting added to the list are:

    Killjoys
    Altered Carbon
    Lost in Space
    Star Trek Discovery
    The Orville
    S.W.A.T
    The Rookie
    Seal Team
    The Code (only started last week or this week)
    Billions
    The Resident
    Greys Anatomy (saw it on TV whilst at a friends house and was hooked instantly)
    The Resident
    Street Outlaws
    Code Black
    The Good Doctor
    The Night Shift
    Salvation


    There are some more but not sure on those just yet.
     
  14. RedFlames

    RedFlames ...is not a Belgian football team

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    Bones
    Leverage
    Scorpion
    Orphan Black
    Ripper Street
    Warehouse 13
    A Town Called Eureka
    Stargate SG-1/Atlantis/Universe
    Star Trek: Discovery
    The Orville
    The Tick
    Arrow/The Flash/Supergirl/Constantine/Legends of Tomorrow
    Sons of Anarchy/Mayans M.C.
    Umbrella Academy
    American Gods

    And a couple I haven't caught up with but intend to -

    The Expanse
    Killing Eve
    Good Omens
     
  15. Mr Happy

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    Not at all sci-fi but a good watch anyway

    The House on Haunting Hill (Netflix)
     
  16. David

    David Take my advice — I’m not using it.

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    Still haven't gotten round to watching this. I need to make some time for it.
     
  17. Big Elf

    Big Elf Oh no! Not another f----ing elf!

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    I also enjoyed
    Star Trek: Enterprise
    Quantum Leap
    The X-Files
     
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  18. Xlog

    Xlog Active Member

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    If you haven't seen it yet for some reason - Babylon 5.
    For newer scifi stuff:
    The Expanse
    Stargate SG1/Atlantis/Universe
    Altered carbon
    Firefly
    Farscape
    Lost in Space 2018
    Sanctuary
    Stranger Things
    Star-trek Enterprise (first two season are not that great)
    Terminator SCC
    BSG 2003
    Dark Matter

    For non-scifi :
    Jericho
    The Unit
    Generation Kill
    Scrubs
     
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  19. RedFlames

    RedFlames ...is not a Belgian football team

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    I enjoyed Enterprise, but imo it has one of the worst finales ever. So much so I can't bring myself to re-watch the final ep.
     
  20. Gareth Halfacree

    Gareth Halfacree WIIGII! Staff Administrator Super Moderator Moderator

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    AMC's Halt and Catch Fire. Amazing television.
     

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