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The idiot box gets its 30 day due

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Frisky Dingo (2006)
Day 01 - A show that should have never been canceled



And were it not for the production company going bankrupt, it'd still be on the air. *sigh*

For other shows that fall under this category see my TV shows I still wish were on list.
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Day 02 - A show that you wish more people were watching

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People who added this item 914 Average listal rating (457 ratings) 8.3 IMDB Rating 8.6
Day 03 - Your favorite new show (aired this t.v. season)

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Day 04 - Your favorite show ever


This is a place holder for pretty much all series devoted to Looney Tunes.
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People who added this item 5342 Average listal rating (3415 ratings) 7.8 IMDB Rating 8.9
Friends (1994)
Day 05 - A show you hate

Along with far too many others to list, none of which are worthy of images.
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People who added this item 223 Average listal rating (163 ratings) 8.2 IMDB Rating 8.6
Duck Amuck (1953)
Day 06 - Favorite episode of your favorite t.v. show


...no matter how many times I watch this I still laugh uncontrollably.

Day 07 - Least favorite episode of your favorite t.v. show

Anything with Pepe Le Pew, because if you've seen one you've seen them all. He's my least favorite character.
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People who added this item 1072 Average listal rating (808 ratings) 7.3 IMDB Rating 8.4
Day 08 - A show everyone should watch



If you don't like the Muppets, there must be something wrong with you.
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House M.D. (2004)
Day 09 - Best scene/episode ever

"Broken", in which House underwent rehab for his vicodin addiction (and which should have lasted an entire season instead of one extended episode)


Actually this is just my favorite episode of THIS SHOW. Every show I enjoy watching has at least one episode that's my favorite, and were I to limit this to scenes I'd be stuck forever trying to determine which bit from Monty Python's Flying Circus is my favorite. So here I went with a simpler choice.
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People who added this item 606 Average listal rating (446 ratings) 6.7 IMDB Rating 7.7
Day 10 - A show you thought you wouldn’t like but ended up loving


At first I didn't like this show, but over time it won me over. I figure that counts, yes?
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People who added this item 220 Average listal rating (129 ratings) 6.8 IMDB Rating 7.4
Clerks (2000)
Day 11 - A show that disappointed you

I've only seen the pilot episode, and it was complete crap. Unsurprisingly, after it aired the series was cancelled. Why it's picked up a devoted following since I have no idea.
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People who added this item 198 Average listal rating (137 ratings) 6.5 IMDB Rating 8
Sealab 2021 (2000)
Day 12 - A t.v. show you’ve watched more than 4 times


I've watched the first 2 seasons at least 4 times since I've had them on DVD. If you go by episodes, I've also seen ones from Invader Zim, Frisky Dingo, Batman the Animated Series, Animaniacs, and tons of the Looney Tunes cartoons too many times to count.
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People who added this item 595 Average listal rating (433 ratings) 6.8 IMDB Rating 8
Transformers (1984)
Day 13 - Favorite childhood show


For others, see my Childhood TV favorites list.
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People who added this item 295 Average listal rating (178 ratings) 7.2 IMDB Rating 7.9
Day 14 - Favorite male character

George Christopher played by Ted Danson


There are many others, but this is my current favorite.
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People who added this item 785 Average listal rating (581 ratings) 8 IMDB Rating 8.4
Invader ZIM (2001)
Day 15 - Favorite female character

Gaz played by Melissa Fahn


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People who added this item 36 Average listal rating (25 ratings) 8.2 IMDB Rating 8.5
Day 16 - Your guilty pleasure show


Actually I don't believe in the term "guilty pleasure" because I don't believe in feeling guilty for enjoying something. But many times when watching this show I question whether I should like it at all.
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People who added this item 1171 Average listal rating (799 ratings) 6.7 IMDB Rating 6.9
It (1990)
Day 17 - Favorite mini series

Make that made-for-TV-movie


I've only watched a handful of mini-series, and can't remember enough about them to honestly call one my favorite. That's probably due to my watching them mostly during the 80s, and once I got to high school I quit caring about short-run series. I had better things to do with my time, and have ever since. So instead I chose a movie, and I'll admit I didn't watch many made-for-TV-movies after the early 90s either.
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People who added this item 937 Average listal rating (633 ratings) 8.2 IMDB Rating 9
Day 18 - Favorite title sequence


Also: Six Feet Under, Monty Python's Flying Circus, and Venture Bros.
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People who added this item 1101 Average listal rating (751 ratings) 8.2 IMDB Rating 8.9
Day 19 - Best t.v. show cast

Because you can't replace or lose any of them and have it be the same.

Also: Arrested Development, Black Adder, Bored to Death, and Community
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People who added this item 765 Average listal rating (565 ratings) 7.1 IMDB Rating 8.3
Day 20 - Favorite kiss

Kevin and Winnie


Because it was the first one I cared about. Now my favorite would be the ones between Ned and Chuck on Pushing Daisies (which you can see in others' lists), but opted to not use them because....
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People who added this item 1260 Average listal rating (777 ratings) 7.7 IMDB Rating 8.4
Day 21 - Favorite relationship

Ned and Chuck
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People who added this item 2553 Average listal rating (1475 ratings) 8 IMDB Rating 8.5
Day 22 - Best pilot episode


...also the series' best episode so far. Hoping season 2 finds the time to equal or outdo it.
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People who added this item 253 Average listal rating (178 ratings) 6.8 IMDB Rating 8.1
Day 23 - Most annoying character

Wanda played by Jamie Foxx

I went with the most annoying character I could think of from shows I actually enjoy. Otherwise this spot could be held by anyone from Fran Drescher's nanny to everyone on Dharma and Greg or Will and Grace or Friends or Gilmore Girls or any number of other crappy shows I've had the misfortune to see any part of.
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People who added this item 306 Average listal rating (196 ratings) 7.2 IMDB Rating 8.4
The Boondocks (2005)
Day 24 - Best quote


Huey: "Excuse me. Everyone, I have a brief announcement to make. Jesus was black, Ronald Reagan was the devil, and the government is lying about 9-11. Thank you for your time and good night."

or

"Vision? What do you know about my vision? My vision would turn your world upside down, tear asunder your illusions, and send the sanctuary of your own ignorance crashing down around you. Now ask yourself, are you ready to see that vision?"

or MLK Jr.'s speech, which I won't reproduce here.

Again, I could pull favorite quotes from any of my other favorite shows.
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People who added this item 1681 Average listal rating (1044 ratings) 8.2 IMDB Rating 8.9
Twin Peaks (1990)
Day 25 - A show you plan on watching (old or new)


At the time it ran on TV I was too young to appreciate it.

Also: Freaks and Geeks, Dexter, and whatever else is in my Netflix queues I'm not thinking of right now.
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People who added this item 330 Average listal rating (225 ratings) 7.7 IMDB Rating 8.6
Day 26 - OMG WTF? Season finale

"Return to Spider-Skull Island"
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People who added this item 1746 Average listal rating (1043 ratings) 7.7 IMDB Rating 8.7
Day 27 - Favorite series finale



Day 30 - Saddest character death

Nate
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People who added this item 350 Average listal rating (258 ratings) 6.2 IMDB Rating 7.1
Day 28 - First t.v. show obsession


My parents have always told me that this was the first show I refused to miss an episode of. Funny, now I barely remember any of it.
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People who added this item 957 Average listal rating (602 ratings) 8.1 IMDB Rating 8.5
Community (2009)
Day 29 - Current t.v. show obsession


Currently my favorite show on TV for many many reasons.
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Day 01 - A show that should have never been canceled
Day 02 - A show that you wish more people were watching
Day 03 - Your favorite new show (aired this t.v. season)
Day 04 - Your favorite show ever
Day 05 - A show you hate
Day 06 - Favorite episode of your favorite t.v. show
Day 07 - Least favorite episode of your favorite t.v. show
Day 08 - A show everyone should watch
Day 09 - Best scene/episode ever
Day 10 - A show you thought you wouldn’t like but ended up loving
Day 11 - A show that disappointed you
Day 12 - A t.v. show you’ve watched more than 4 times
Day 13 - Favorite childhood show
Day 14 - Favorite male character
Day 15 - Favorite female character
Day 16 - Your guilty pleasure show
Day 17 - Favorite mini series
Day 18 - Favorite title sequence
Day 19 - Best t.v. show cast
Day 20 - Favorite kiss
Day 21 - Favorite relationship
Day 22 - Best pilot episode
Day 23 - Most annoying character
Day 24 - Best quote
Day 25 - A show you plan on watching (old or new)
Day 26 - OMG WTF? Season finale
Day 27 - Favorite series finale
Day 28 - First t.v. show obsession
Day 29 - Current t.v. show obsession
Day 30 - Saddest character death

For links to my other 30 days lists, please visit the following:
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See also: Reasons I still watch TV

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Comments

Posted: 6 years, 5 months ago at Jun 15 13:13
Hey, awesome! You did this too! Great job :)

I've been planning to watch The Walking Dead for a long time, but again I'm just sooo lazy and I already have too many shows to watch. And I totally agree on the best TV show cast.
Posted: 6 years, 5 months ago at Jun 15 21:16
Completely agree with you on Frisky Dingo, it's a crime! And yes you should definitely watch Twin Peaks, one of my favorites.
Posted: 6 years, 4 months ago at Jun 27 16:39
Dude, you're gonna love Twin Peaks!!! I feel bad now, I should definitely watch more (good) TV shows....
Posted: 6 years, 4 months ago at Jul 20 7:38
"Look mac. Just what's goin on around here? Let's get organized, hmm? How about some scenery?" HAHA! Now that shit's funny!!

Not a big "TV guy" but thanks for including that! Also, love the Boondocks quotes, the love for Twilight Zone, and *sigh* really still oughta check out "The Walking Dead".
Posted: 6 years, 4 months ago at Jul 22 21:29
Yay for Community!!
Posted: 5 years, 3 months ago at Aug 15 10:28
I like Friends, but I completely understand why people hate it

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