Top Five Greatest TV Series

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  1. dwells

    dwells Well-Known Member

    Nov 3, 2001
    Birmingham, Al


    Every time someone mentions Rectify I just have to jump in and reply. Rectify is one of our all time favorite shows and one of the most overlooked great shows of all time. Most have never even heard of it. It is hard to even describe or put into words why- you just have to watch it. Anyone who has not seen it, I highly, highly recommend it..
  2. moyekj

    moyekj Well-Known Member

    Jan 23, 2006
    Now you tell us :) Just checked on Amazon Prime and series is leaving Prime in 10 hours!
  3. kaszeta

    kaszeta $nullstring TCF Club

    Jun 11, 2004
    Grantham, NH
  4. dwells

    dwells Well-Known Member

    Nov 3, 2001
    Birmingham, Al
    Well that stinks- hopefully it shows up somewhere else......

    (I just looked at my Amazon prime and unless I am missing something, only season 1 is Prime- the other 3 seasons you have to buy........)
  5. panictivo

    panictivo Registered Fool

    Mar 3, 2001


    These are certainly not the greatest shows, but the ones that stick in my mind and I was sad to see them end:

    1. Doctor Who (the episodes with Tom Baker and script coordinator Douglas Adams) He defeats evil with humor.
    2. Peewee's Playhouse. It was just stupid fun to watch.
    3. Don't Trust the B---- in Aptment 23. Wikipedia has this description exactly right:
      • Krysten Ritter as Chloe, the titular "B**** in Apartment 23," a hard-partying, irresponsible, freeloading, sexually adventurous con artist, described as having "the morals of a pirate."
    4. Monty Python's Flying Circus.
    5. Three way tie for similarly absurd Cartoon Network shows:
      1. Harvey Birdman, Attorney at Law
      2. The Brak Show
      3. Rick and Morty
  6. HarleyRandom

    HarleyRandom Well-Known Member

    Sep 17, 2015
    I didn't understand what was so great about Monty Python until the PBS station started showing reruns a few years ago. I didn't always get the humor, but sometimes it was great. And I hated for it to be over.
  7. lew

    lew Well-Known Member

    Mar 12, 2002
    Some seasons of Dexter and Homeland
    Dallas, Cheers Mary Tyler Moore
  8. mr.unnatural

    mr.unnatural Well-Known Member

    Feb 2, 2006
    (re: Rectify) Maybe you can get it on DVD or Blu-Ray from Netflix (yes, they still do that). You can get a free one-month trial and you can cancel it at any time. It originally aired on Sundance so maybe they're air it again at some point. I believe it ran for four seasons with a total of 30 episodes with the finale being almost two hours. It's intensely moving and emotional and extremely well acted. Definitely worth checking out if you haven't seen it.
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  9. rcandsc

    rcandsc Mark it 8 Dude..

    Feb 5, 2014
    Liberty, MO.
    My wife and I have been fans of Alan Tudyk for quite a while, and we are really looking forward to Season 2 of Resident Alien.

    Lots of laugh out loud moments, and some moments where we had to pause the playback so we could finish laughing. Hope Season 2 is not a huge drop off.
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  10. R1elvis

    R1elvis Member

    May 16, 2014
    Las Vegas
    1. Sopranos
    2. Vikings
    3. The Shield
    4. House of Cards
    5. Sons of Anarchy

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