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Old 12-04-2012, 03:21 PM   #76
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Re: TV: what have you been watching?

Yes, Graham Norton is very funny. It always tickles me when the Yank guests are kind of shocked at his 'chair' stories
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Old 12-04-2012, 03:22 PM   #77
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Anyone else watching The Walking Dead? Season 3 is pretty dramatic and action-packed, really digging it.
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Old 12-04-2012, 03:44 PM   #78
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Anyone else watching The Walking Dead? Season 3 is pretty dramatic and action-packed, really digging it.
I love it! Hooray for Carl no longer being dead weight! Only thing I hate hate hate is that some of the drama at times from characters keeping information from each other that it makes zero sense for them not to have disclosed.

Otherwise, seems like they fixed some of the problems plaguing season 2. Each episode has been edge of your seat action. This season especially has been a pleasure seeing how they diverge from the comic books. I was worried they were going to take the governor to as dark a place as they did in the comics. In some ways, they held back. In others he's even worse.

I like Michonne. She gets flack for being less emotive than Darth Vader, but I think that's part of what makes her so badass.

Inb4 Dom's contrariness.
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Old 12-04-2012, 03:54 PM   #79
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To me, season 3 crushes season 2 solely because of the lack of dialog. Most people on here hated the Woodbury stuff, but I actually thought it added interesting texture to the show. The less people talk, the better the show does, in my opinion.
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Old 12-04-2012, 04:00 PM   #80
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I watch way too much TV but through the magic of the dvr I have sampled all the new programs this fall. Easily the worst batch of shows ever! Only a few keepers and a few I'm still on the fence with. But any of he keepers could be easily dropped quickly.

Keepers
The Mindy Project
The Neighbors
Vegas

On the fence
Ben and Kate
Nashville
Elementary
Go On

Everything else already dropped. The 2 shows I was most looking forward to (Revolution and Last Resort) actually turned out to be 2 of the most ridiculously bad shows I have ever seen.

The new season of Homeland has in my opinion elevated it to the best current TV show eclipsing Madmen. This show is the perfect thrill ride and exceptionally entertaining.
Did you ever update this?

Of your list, keepers for me are:

The Mindy Project
The Neighbors
Go On
Elementary
Vegas (3 episode behind, though, so it's not keeping my interest much)

I think Elementary is easily the best new network drama, and it's not close. Revolution is a little better than when you checked out on it, but has literally one of the slowest moving plots in TV history (they had 4 set up episodes in a row to the mid-season finale, which also almost qualified as a purely set up episode...lol). Last Resort is confirmed terrible. I never tried Nashville (hate country music), and I checked out on Ben and Kate after episode 2. It was just not my thing.
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Old 12-04-2012, 04:05 PM   #81
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Yes, Justified is amazing.

And I can't understand how my learned colleagues in the Lounge actually think The Walking Dead is a good show. It's laughably, historically inept story-telling.

That being said, I am strangely entertained by it.
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Old 12-04-2012, 04:20 PM   #82
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Watching Hellen Mirren and Emily Blunt on Graham Norton.

I can't think of two more perfect women. How lovely and charming.
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Old 12-04-2012, 04:26 PM   #83
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Yes, Justified is amazing.

And I can't understand how my learned colleagues in the Lounge actually think The Walking Dead is a good show. It's laughably, historically inept story-telling.

That being said, I am strangely entertained by it.
Well have a coke and a smile and shut the **** up!
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Old 12-04-2012, 04:30 PM   #84
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lol...I think DB is such a fan of horror films he's giving the Walking Dead a big pass.
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Old 12-04-2012, 05:16 PM   #85
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lol...I think DB is such a fan of horror films he's giving the Walking Dead a big pass.
Are you kidding, its high entertainmnt every episode.
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Old 12-04-2012, 05:19 PM   #86
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8 out of 10 cats on channel 4 in the UK may very well be the best topical panel show ever.
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Old 12-04-2012, 06:03 PM   #87
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Running thru my set of Faulty Towers broadcast TV series. Dry and funny.
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Old 12-04-2012, 06:14 PM   #88
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Britain makes the best TV comedy.
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Old 12-04-2012, 08:03 PM   #89
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Re: TV: what have you been watching?

Many weeks ago I posted in the Walking Dead thread, that it had surpassed Homeland on their current seasons. I got flamed for it, but I think I've been vindicated. WD has inched higher, and homeland has taken a giant fall.
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Old 12-04-2012, 08:08 PM   #90
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Come on. You can't be serious. I can understand if you think WD is more entertaining than Homeland. I wouldn't agree, but I would understand.

But from a pure quality standpoint, TWD is simply trying to be the Applebee's of zombie shows, while homeland is trying to be an interesting, unique new bistro.

Literally NOTHING makes sense in TWD. Story, character motivation, nothing. It's become a laughingstock on the web - not just on 2+2.
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Old 12-04-2012, 08:14 PM   #91
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I lost interest in The Walking Dead after 4-5 episodes of the 1st season.

It's 1 of the most over rated POS TV shows ever. Other than the OMGzombies that seems to give a lot of people wet dreams I really don't see the fascination in the show.

Michael Rooker is the only good thing about that show.
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Old 12-04-2012, 08:55 PM   #92
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Literally NOTHING makes sense in Homeland. Story, character motivation, nothing.
One of these shows is just pure fantasy. The other is based on a comic book.
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Old 12-04-2012, 09:36 PM   #93
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Well have a coke and a smile and shut the **** up!
Eddie Murphy ITT.
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Old 12-05-2012, 05:02 AM   #94
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Eddie Murphy ITT.
Haha I had in my head it was Richard Pryor, but of course it was Eddie Murphy doing Richard Pryor.
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Old 12-05-2012, 06:35 AM   #95
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The wire
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Old 12-09-2012, 10:50 PM   #96
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Walking Dead, Dexter, Homeland & American Horror Story: Asylum
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Old 12-10-2012, 12:19 AM   #97
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Watching NCIS all day on USA.

Watching MASH on the internet.
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Old 12-17-2012, 03:15 PM   #98
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Still watching The Graham Norton Show every day on BBCAmerica. So damn funny and enjoyable. Adele was on this morning, and she is so ridiculously charming, profane and funny. I think I'm in love. I'm also being introduced to several British comics I've never heard of before who are just brilliant.

Love this show.
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Old 12-17-2012, 04:22 PM   #99
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Still watching The Graham Norton Show every day on BBCAmerica. So damn funny and enjoyable. Adele was on this morning, and she is so ridiculously charming, profane and funny. I think I'm in love. I'm also being introduced to several British comics I've never heard of before who are just brilliant.

Love this show.
Hands off Adele, I called first

http://forumserver.twoplustwo.com/62...adele-1040898/



And I think we Brits have 2 things left we're really good at: Comedy (taking the piss out of ourselves and everyone else is like mother's milk to us), and music.

And sometimes sport.
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Old 12-17-2012, 07:54 PM   #100
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Still watching The Graham Norton Show every day on BBCAmerica. So damn funny and enjoyable. Adele was on this morning, and she is so ridiculously charming, profane and funny. I think I'm in love. I'm also being introduced to several British comics I've never heard of before who are just brilliant.

Love this show.
Dom, I've seen a few episodes, but I enjoy many BBC shows, but the best have been Dr. Who and MI-5. But Ashes to Ashes is quite good, too.
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