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Old 09-03-2013, 12:48
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In your opinion what is the best US drama, can be past or present.
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Old 09-03-2013, 12:59
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In your opinion what is the best US drama, can be past or present.
All-Time/Past: The Sopranos

Current: Breaking Bad
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Old 09-03-2013, 13:43
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All-Time/Past: The Sopranos

Current: Breaking Bad
All time- Sopranos
Current - The Walking Dead
Breaking Bad is good but totally overhyped. Some episodes are dreadful and others are genius but doesn't touch The Sopranos.
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Old 09-03-2013, 13:44
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Sons of Anarchy.
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Old 09-03-2013, 14:04
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Breaking Bad is good but totally overhyped.
No, it isn't over-hyped at all.

Some episodes are dreadful...
Actually, none have been dreadful. The very worst episodes have been "good" as opposed to excellent.
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Old 09-03-2013, 14:04
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Past - The West Wing
Present - Once Upon A Time
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Old 09-03-2013, 14:12
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No, it isn't over-hyped at all.



Actually, none have been dreadful. The very worst episodes have been "good" as opposed to excellent.
In your opinion. In mine it is a good series but nowhere near what people make it out to be.
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Old 09-03-2013, 14:14
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The Walking Dead or CSI or Big Bang Theory - it's a close one.
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Old 09-03-2013, 14:15
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Banshee - without question.
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Old 09-03-2013, 14:22
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Present: Game of Thrones

Past: West Wing

honourable mention: Band of Brothers
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Old 09-03-2013, 14:22
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The walking dead and the Big Bang theory
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Old 09-03-2013, 14:43
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In your opinion. In mine it is a good series but nowhere near what people make it out to be.
Yes, in my opinion, and the opinion of many others. Anyway, I am obviously not going to convince you you are wrong, so I'll just say I am happy you call the show "good." We agree on The Sopranos' merits, it seems, and The Walking Dead is definitely one of my current favourites.
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Old 09-03-2013, 14:57
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Banshee - without question.
Banshee is really good. My new favourite.
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Old 09-03-2013, 15:03
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All-Time/Past: The Sopranos

Current: Breaking Bad
Agree 100% with this.
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Old 09-03-2013, 15:06
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Banshee - without question.
Banshee is great, and it is a shame it isn't getting any love from the critics, who seem to think the show is beneath them.
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Old 09-03-2013, 15:13
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A couple of favourites from long ago: The Fugitive and Centennial (mini-series).

Somewhat more recently: Babylon 5.
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Old 09-03-2013, 15:34
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Past - ER ( the earlier seasons) The Sopranos

Current - The Good Wife, Mad Men ( although the latest series wasn't as good)

Keep meaning to watch Breaking Bad! Also, no one's mentioned Homeland yet. It seems to get loads of awards so is it worth watching?
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Old 09-03-2013, 15:46
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Actually, none have been dreadful. The very worst episodes have been "good" as opposed to excellent.
The first two were average, definitely not "good".
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Old 09-03-2013, 15:51
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For me, there's two outstanding choices for both.

Past: The Wire, The Sopranos

Present: Breaking Bad, Game of Thrones.
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Old 09-03-2013, 15:58
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The first two were average, definitely not "good".
No, the first two episodes weren't "good" -- they were "very good." But you and I have been in dispute about Breaking Bad before, and like then, we now just have to agree to disagree.

Also, I see you haven't named any series in answer to the OP's question. I am curious about what would impress you, given what you think about Breaking Bad, and I have seen that Parks And Recreation didn't meet with your approval either.
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Old 09-03-2013, 16:45
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Banshee is really good. My new favourite.
Banshee is great, and it is a shame it isn't getting any love from the critics, who seem to think the show is beneath them.
Internet High-Fives all round.

btw: it took me a good 5 eps before I realised they have an extra little scene bit after the credits. I'm sucha a dink.
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Old 09-03-2013, 16:48
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Internet High-Fives all round.

btw: it took me a good 5 eps before I realised they have an extra little scene bit after the credits. I'm sucha a dink.
What? I've missed them all then.
I will rewatch it when it airs on Sky Atlantic though, so I will be sure to catch the 'free bits'.
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Old 09-03-2013, 17:09
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Banshee !
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Old 09-03-2013, 18:18
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No, the first two episodes weren't "good" -- they were "very good." But you and I have been in dispute about Breaking Bad before, and like then, we now just have to agree to disagree.

Also, I see you haven't named any series in answer to the OP's question. I am curious about what would impress you, given what you think about Breaking Bad, and I have seen that Parks And Recreation didn't meet with your approval either.
The first two episodes of Breaking Bad were average, it did get much better after those two. But I gave it up because I had too much on series link and loads of boxsets I hadn't got around to watching...

I really like Dexter, Homeland, The Walking Dead, and it's perhaps too soon to call it, but The Americans on FX is shaping up to be one of my favourites.

I enjoy Suits and Game of Thrones. I like The Following, but I think that's more guilty pleasure territory.

Comedy wise I like 30 Rock, American Dad, Community, Girls, How I Met Your Mother, Jim Jefferies' new series Legit. I can't stand awkward comedy, but I did enjoy The US Office and Curb Your Enthusiasm.

I am giving Parks and Rec. another go, because everyone keeps banging on about it...
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Old 09-03-2013, 18:41
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Past - ER ( the earlier seasons) ...
If you liked ER, look out for Monday Mornings
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