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I am so behind on so many shows!

Discussion in 'Now Playing - TV Show Talk' started by photoshopgrl, Oct 2, 2012.

  1. astrohip

    astrohip Well-Known Member TCF Club

    Jan 6, 2003
    Houston &...
    In addition to all of the above (too many shows, not enough time, mistakenly whacking Ray Donovan, etc), somewhat like hoffer & Buffy, I recorded all 64 episodes of Veronica Mars. They keep winking at me every time I go to Now Playing, trying to seduce me into giving up my life and watching the entire series, start to finish.

    Yeah, like I have time for that :eek:
  2. DevdogAZ

    DevdogAZ Give em Hell, Devils

    Apr 16, 2003
    Can you elaborate without spoilers? I thought the concept of the show sounded cool, and I have the first three episodes saved. But reviews were mediocre at best, and there's been very little discussion of the show here, so I figured it was kind of a dud and had made the decision not to bother with it.
  3. laria

    laria Librocubicularist

    Sep 7, 2000
    Seacoast, NH
    I let go of Once Upon a Time, Revenge, and Nashville last week. In the great hard drive debacle of 2012-2013, I let OUaT and Revenge build up and still had the entire seasons of both of them. I realized I didn't really care about them that much, so I deleted them all. Nashville, I had watched the first 7-8 episodes, but in the same hard drive debacle, I lost 2 episodes from the middle of the season and they were not available On Demand or from Usenet, and I finally just gave up that I'd ever find the episodes I needed. I also realized I didn't really care about it anyway. :)

    I may end up also dumping the entire seasons of The Following and Hannibal. I have only watched the pilot of The Following and none of Hannibal.

    I'm still cleaning up shows from last season, but there's a light at the end of the tunnel. I still have 2 Vampire Diaries, 4 Hart of Dixie, 4 NCIS, 15 NCIS:LA (oops, ok that one is still backed up), and 5 Zero Hour. Plus a couple of other summer shows that I watch, but I am up to date on those (Under the Dome, Extreme Weight Loss and Who Do You Think You Are?).

    I'm a little bummed I'm doing so much catchup this summer, as I had planned to watch a bunch of streaming shows... I have been paying for HBO almost a whole year and have not had a chance to watch one single show on it. Plus shows like Mad Men, Breaking Bad, etc. Maybe I'll be able to watch them this year. Hopefully we won't have another hard drive fiasco.
  4. Hoffer

    Hoffer Eat Lightning ----- Poo Thunder

    Jun 1, 2001
    Twin Cities, MN
    I also have every episode of season 2 of Once Upon a Time. Also only watched the pilot of The Following and have the rest of that. I watched a couple Hannibal and liked it and have those.

    I did give up on a couple shows like Being Human. I wasn't really into this last season and deleted the last 6 episodes. I should give up on Nikita. I have 2 full seasons of that. Also have over 2 seasons of Dexter. :eek:
  5. nyny523

    nyny523 Oy

    Oct 31, 2003
    New Yawk
    Great acting. Good story. Interesting characters. Definitely worth a look.
  6. Aug 1, 2013 #266 of 495

    newsposter Poster of News

    Aug 18, 2002
    SE PA
    as long as you arent one of those 'accuracy' people, the following is decent entertainment (like jack bauer cant get across LA in 10 minutes in traffic kind of accuracy). i'm on ep 11 of zero hour and i gotta say, i wouldnt have missed out on anything if i never watched it at all.

    i have an entire season of joe schmo and am really thinking about ditching it. any thoughts on that?
  7. Aug 1, 2013 #267 of 495

    DevdogAZ Give em Hell, Devils

    Apr 16, 2003
    I loved Joe Schmo. I'd put it ahead of all the shows you previously said you were behind on, especially the teeny-bopper ABC Family stuff.
  8. Aug 1, 2013 #268 of 495

    newsposter Poster of News

    Aug 18, 2002
    SE PA
    but i must find out more about "A" !!!!!! (few people will get that reference)
  9. Aug 1, 2013 #269 of 495

    mattack Active Member

    Apr 9, 2001
    You may get "lucky" and accidentally kill a drive you used for Tivo downloads.. That's what happened to me. Though I do have another identical drive and hope to see if I can some eon try to recover some stuff from it. The partition map of all things was erased, so it seems difficult if not impossible to rescue things even if I was able to dd a bunch of the drive (with tons of I/O errors of course).

    Though *much* of the stuff was music TV show downloads and other stuff, I have also been catching up on (on-network) reruns of some of this season's shows, like Arrow & Body of Proof. But I know I missed a whole bunch of Once Upon a Time and a few others.. but yeah, mostly not remembering what I had on the drive helps. heh..

    But now I have a 4 TB drive as a replacement..
  10. Aug 2, 2013 #270 of 495

    Beryl Well-Known Member

    Feb 22, 2009
    I had to see what the fuss was about and now I'm on episode 5. Don't need volume.
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    dswallow Save the Moderatоr TCF Club

    Dec 3, 2000
    I caught a glimpse of some scene and it seemed possibly interesting. Till then, though, my opinion of the show was shaped entirely by the cast and I have zero interest in [most of] that cast, maybe less -- at least in the ones they push. And it always sours me on a show when I have to listen to crap like "If you liked Dexter then you have to stay tuned for..." because that's a bunch of BS. :)
  12. Aug 2, 2013 #272 of 495

    Craigbob Active Member

    Dec 1, 2006
    Land of...
    Let's see right now I have the following to watch:
    The Town
    The Ides of MArch
    The Insider
    Snow White and the Huntsman
    Phil Spector
    The Informant

    TV Shows:
    Full Seasons
    Spies of Warsaw
    Bates Motel
    Orphan Black
    Crossing Lines
    Under the Dome

    Current Episodes
    Burn NOtice
    Royal Pains
  13. Aug 2, 2013 #273 of 495

    Steveknj Lost in New Joisey

    Mar 10, 2003
    New Jersey
    Of the shows listed, I'd prioritize Orphan Black.

    I've been away on vacation so I have ton saved up. I'm not a "watch the whole season in one sitting type" So I have 2-3 episodes of a lot of shows waiting for me. Royal Pains, Rookie Blue, Suits, Camp, Burn Notice, Covert Affairs and a couple of other shows I'm forgetting I'm sure. Yesterday did a marathon catch up on Big Brother and The Daily Show. Supposed to be a rainy Saturday and no ball game until tomorrow night for me, so I'll probably catch up on those shows. Also have a bunch of movies, and for about the 4th summer in a row, started a rewatch of Lost, but I'm sure I won't get past S1 :)
  14. Aug 2, 2013 #274 of 495

    WhiskeyTango New Member

    Sep 20, 2006
    New Jersey

    Then I had to go ahead and add a bunch of shows...

    Hells Kitchen
    Deadliest Catch
    Real World
    Full Throttle Saloon
    Orphan Black
    The Client List
    The Bible
    In the Flesh
    Alaska: The Last Frontier
    Mad Men
    Top of the Lake
    Ripper Street
    The Borgias
    Rookie Blue
    The Bridge
    Big Brother
    The Killing
    Falling SKies
    Under the Dome
    Top Chef Masters

    and soon to be...

    Breaking Bad
    Low Winter Sun
    Hell on Wheels
  15. laria

    laria Librocubicularist

    Sep 7, 2000
    Seacoast, NH
    I am finally caught up on everything from last season and this summer, with the exception of the last 6 episodes of NCIS:LA (the second half of the backdoor pilot for the spinoff and then 5 more regular episodes).

    I may get to watch some Netflix stuff before new stuff starts!
  16. newsposter

    newsposter Poster of News

    Aug 18, 2002
    SE PA
    um how did you do that? i thikn even if i watched no shows starting in fall this would take me months!
  17. laria

    laria Librocubicularist

    Sep 7, 2000
    Seacoast, NH
    I.... watched the things on the TiVo? :confused:
  18. newsposter

    newsposter Poster of News

    Aug 18, 2002
    SE PA
    how did you catch up without adding more hours to the day :)
  19. laria

    laria Librocubicularist

    Sep 7, 2000
    Seacoast, NH
    As I posted a while ago, I ditched a few full seasons of shows that I had (Once Upon a Time, Nashville, Revenge) and I am only recording a couple shows this summer (Zero Hour, Under the Dome, Extreme Weight Loss, and Who Do You Think You Are?). So, I have not really been adding much since mid-May. I watch a couple hours a day maybe 3-4 days a week... so I have been slowly chipping away. :)

    I guess I do still have full seasons of The Following and Hannibal, but I doubt I'll ever end up watching them. They are probably on their way to the delete bin, too.

    Oops, and I just remembered we have 2 episodes still of Defiance. I have to wait and watch that one when SO feels like watching them, and he's not always in the mood.
  20. Zevida

    Zevida witless and unarmed TCF Club

    Nov 8, 2003
    San Jose, CA
    I still haven't watched season 4 of Justified. I don't know why I'm waiting. I have all the episodes saved. I did watch the first episode right when it aired, then I went on vacation and got a few weeks behind. Now it's like this thing that I want to watch but don't want to get sucked into. Bah! I miss Raylan.

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