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Best Miniseries?

Discussion in 'Now Playing - TV Show Talk' started by Lee 2.0, Feb 25, 2013.

  1. Lee 2.0

    Lee 2.0 Hoopy frood

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    I'm looking for some good miniseries to help me through nights of total insomnia. Movies are too short, but long series with several seasons are too long. What can you recommend?
     
  2. Jstkiddn

    Jstkiddn Shutity up up up

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    Did you ever see Pillars of the Earth? It was really good.
     
  3. Lee 2.0

    Lee 2.0 Hoopy frood

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    Actually watched it this weekend. I love the books. Have not watched World Without End yet, but it's in the queue. :up:
     
  4. SleepyBob

    SleepyBob Well-Known Member

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    BBC's Pride & Predudice - 6 hours
     
  5. efilippi

    efilippi Active Member

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    The Wire
     
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    Torchwood: Children of Earth
     
  7. billypritchard

    billypritchard Embiggener

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    The BBC Vanity Fair is good too.
     
  8. Allanon

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    Band of Brothers and The Pacific are great miniseries. The other night I couldn't sleep and ended up watching all eight episodes of Hunted.
     
  9. TonyD79

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    Pillars was decent. WWE will drive you nuts if you love the books. I couldn't watch it all.
     
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    jsmeeker Notable Member TCF Club

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    Band of Brothers

    From The Earth To The Moon
     
  11. Thom

    Thom Unemployed and loving it !

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    The Lost Room.
     
  12. 2004raptor

    2004raptor time to emancipate

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    I've recently become a fan of American Horror Story. There have been 2 seasons but they do not tie into each other at all. In fact, I watched Season two before season one. There are some actors/actresses that are in both seasons.

    Season one is about a haunted house whereas season two is about an asylum.
     
  13. Archangel00

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    Hatfields & McCoys
    Mildred Pierce
    John Adams
    Titanic: Blood & Steel
     
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    Dune
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  15. fmowry

    fmowry Well-Known Member

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    While you must be joking about it being a miniseries I would go with "The Corner" by the same dudes. Sort of a miniseries about a family that would be prominent in "The Wire".

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Corner
     
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    Shogun
    Brideshead Revisited (the one with Jeremy Irons)
    Band of Brothers
    House of Cards (both the original and the Netflix remake)
    Roots
    Lonesome Dove (my personal favorite)
    The Stand
    The Forsyte Saga
    I, Claudius
     
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    North and South
     
  19. jradosh

    jradosh Newlywed

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    They just re-ran "The Corner" over the weekend and I watched a few episodes. Great series and I was surprised to recognize three main actors who also were in "The Wire" in very different roles. :up:
     

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