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People who added this item 5604 Average listal rating (3671 ratings) 7.9 IMDB Rating 8.8
The Simpsons (1989)
Seasons: 2-12
Episodes: 256
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People who added this item 3986 Average listal rating (2819 ratings) 7.4 IMDB Rating 8.8
South Park (1997)
Seasons: 18
Episodes: 244

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14 200, 201, Crippled Summer
16 A Scause for Applause
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People who added this item 2442 Average listal rating (1777 ratings) 7.4 IMDB Rating 8.9
Seinfeld (1989)
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Seasons: 9
Episodes: 180
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Seasons: 11
Episodes: 124
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People who added this item 2573 Average listal rating (1746 ratings) 7.7 IMDB Rating 8.7
The X Files (1993)
Seasons: 5
Episodes: 117
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People who added this item 550 Average listal rating (344 ratings) 7.6 IMDB Rating 8.7
The Shield (2002)
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Seasons: 7
Episodes: 88

Cop-shows don't usually interest me much. Watching criminals get always caught at the end of the episode and cops always rubbing their faces about it, hearing that boring dialogue by boring characters, etc. This was more entertaining by being so fast paced and by having an unlikable main character, and some other well acted and memorable personalities, as well as a working shaky camera-gritty realism-style and some fun or otherwise nicely flying dialogue.

Also, even when there was some big criminal in the show, most of the conflicts came from inside the office, and that gave this some proper edge, and was a really good thing. Similarly to how watching Dutch and Claudette have nice chemistry and witty dialogue between them was more interesting than seeing Dutch interrogating suspects, Vic Mackey going down with other police almost seemed to have more importance than him hunting down some random criminals, even when the kicking down doors stuff, just like watching some of those interrogation-scenes, was entertaining usually. There were a couple of scenes where Dutch or Claudette catch some criminal and they're being a little in your face about it, but usually this stayed more clear of that route and the criminals were often caught/finally get to admit their crimes relatively fast, anticlimactically even. And especially in the first two seasons or so it seemed like the first suspect was always the guy who did it, and it wasn't made into a much of a mystery. In many ways this was memorable and original enough, but at the same time just dumb fun.

There was lots of corners cut of course as well. Things happened fast and it resulted partly in an entertaining show, but it also resulted into some other things feeling unfinished. Things happened almost always way too easily for the cops (Dutch very often gets the criminals just with interrogation skills, and he always gets them) and there were way too many plots or the like that started but was never looked into more than for a piece of dialogue, Dutch killing a stray cat, or ones that were just otherwise weirdly stopped and never continued further, the one in mind being the character Julien Lowe's homosexual-arch (or a smaller-plot point inside that one, when Vic Mackey blackmails him with the gay-info, and then almost right after that whole thing is forgotten), or ones that were otherwise thinly build, the prostitute-thing with David Aceveda in the fourth season.

And when it happened only once or twice it was okay, but when for the fifteenth time the wounded gets taken to the hospital Mission Cross and for the fifteenth time the person in the hospital waiting the cops behind the counter was the character Correne Mackey, well let's just say that I definitely noticed it. She was the only person working in that hospital. Also, writing Vic Mackey's kids to be autistic was probably just started because there needed be more motive for Vic to get his hands dirty. They just kind of throw it around on occasion, like, hey our kids are autistic, hey, we have problems because of it.

The weakest season was easily the fourth one. Anthony Anderson was good, but Glenn Close's new character was boring to say at least and the dead cops-narrative was already unoriginal and weak in the first season when they first did it. Everything is supposed to matter like hell because a couple of non-characters die, because they were cops dammit. That was one thing, the other was how easily the cops were able to bring down the deal Anderson's character made with the IAD, I mean the way that was done, it just went down way too easily and left way too many questions of the plausibility behind. Basically in that plot Anthony Anderson was pointing a finger at some big drug lord, but before the IAD made their move, Close's character made hers, which nullified the deal Anderson made, but that just didn't make any sense to me, because Close got her information from the IAD basically (she saw a glimpse of a conversation with Anderson's character and some agent in some IAD camera-room or something, which altogether seemed weird - why was she there even? Let allowed to see some high information-conversation like that) and I mean, was Anderson giving up only one guy? That was weird.

Glenn Close wasn't seen after that season and Forest Whitaker kind of replaced her in a way, and in my opinion was a much more interesting character and a great presence besides. I loved seeing Whitaker pull some of that over-the-top overacting of his. It just looked like he was really having fun with the role, and he was fun to watch as well. Really don't know why some fans have a problem with him. And it was also just better and more interesting that Vic Mackey got himself an opponent, instead of an ally, which was (kind of) the case with the last season. Well they of course didn't run with that character for more than a few episodes after that season, and the way he was written out felt lazy. But that character was still an entertaining one.

There's some things I could mention still, things I didn't like or maybe some things I did like, but let's just say that this show in whole was very nice watching (took me about a month or so), but also had some obvious issues in writing, some of which I could look through my fingers given the good fun fast paced action-style of the show, and some of which I couldn't because of being too big and obvious, or just too annoying because of my personal preferences, or something else.
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People who added this item 1756 Average listal rating (1058 ratings) 8 IMDB Rating 9.2
The Sopranos (1999)
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Seasons: 6
Episodes: 86
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People who added this item 425 Average listal rating (248 ratings) 7.9 IMDB Rating 8.7
Archer (2009)
Seasons: 7
Episodes: 85
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People who added this item 3655 Average listal rating (2526 ratings) 7.5 IMDB Rating 8.5
Futurama (1999)
Seasons: 4
Episodes: 82
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People who added this item 650 Average listal rating (402 ratings) 7.4 IMDB Rating 8.7
Seasons: 8
Episodes: 80
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People who added this item 1575 Average listal rating (959 ratings) 7.7 IMDB Rating 8.7
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Seasons: 4
Episodes: 75 (including the miniseries from 2003)
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24 (2001)
Seasons: 2 - 4
Episodes: 72

I have watched some of season 5 too. Or wait a minute... did I even watch season 4 entirely? It's hard to remember anymore, but this is a show I probably won't be watching again.
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People who added this item 1795 Average listal rating (1185 ratings) 8 IMDB Rating 8.9
Seasons: 4
Episodes: 68

I don't really count the season 4 to the whole, it's more of a reunion or an afterthought. I actually stopped watching it at first after like three episodes, until I finally, after some time really, changed my mind and watched it to the bitter end. It has a very different feel. And style is changed; for the worse. It's based on a certain time span which is always recalled in different episodes through the eyes of different characters. First of all, I think that one of the reasons why the show was good was because the characters were together and they had good interactions. Now that they are separated, something is just missing. And it kind of feels weird when you don't really see Tony Hale until the end of the show, or when Jeffrey Tambor disappears for a more than few episodes in a row. It also results to a lot of plot-explaining narration by Ron Howard. At least half the episodes is spend on this, instead of some fun stuff or jokes or whatever. Sometimes there's so much narration it feels like the show is constantly introducing the viewer to something that never happens. Too much information is given and sometimes, it's actually pretty confusing.

So even though it had its moments, I don't think the extra-season was that great of an idea (this was just one of those shows which I couldn't imagine being any longer than it was actually. Just because a show is canceled, it doesn't mean that there would be much to say anymore, or that it would stay good. AD is after all following a continuing plot. It wasn't like a plot of the day-type sitcom) and the non-linear storytelling wasn't clever, but mostly just a huge step-stone.

Also, I feel like all the actors didn't quite catch the feel of the characters anymore. Tony Hale, Portia de Rossi or Jessica Walters for example weren't the same for me, while Jason Bateman and Michael Cera delivered the most. Will Arnett wasn't completely lost either. A bit different maybe, but the second of his episodes was at least among the better ones. David Cross still got it, but his episodes didn't work entirely. Jeffrey Tambor's episodes were a bit boring, but it was more on the storytelling than anything else. Alia Shawkat I never really cared about in the show, so I can't really say anything about her one way or another.
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Seasons: 5
Episodes: 67
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People who added this item 1747 Average listal rating (1039 ratings) 7.7 IMDB Rating 8.7
Completed

Seasons: 5
Episodes: 63

Quick season by season comments:

Season 1, 14.1.2015: The Kroehner vs Fisher plot was very weak. Some people might say I'm focusing on irrelevant things, but I generally find the whole good guys vs bad guys-stuff, especially in otherwise capable drama shows, too corny. Big company who doesn't care about people and the small family company who does. Gilardi, the evil and smug, caricature of a character. Michael C. Hall making big speeches for the small folks and overcoming his fears a thousand times during the season. The good guys always has such a good insults ready for the evil corporate guys, so much so that the corporate guys are unable to speak back at all. It's all just irritating and ridiculous. As for the stuff outside of that angle, some I liked and some I just didn't care for so much. The stuff with Jeremy Sisto is very interesting, while the stuff with 'Claire' isn't. And so on.

Season 2, 17.1.2015: There seemed to be less happening this time and it was mainly a good thing, because it all felt way more coherent or something. Kroehner-plot was reduced and the writers kind of seemed to go "where were we even going with this whole thing in the first place?". Another good thing. And it worked a bit better because the new representative seemed to get an upper hand on things and managed to say something back when insulted etc, even though the character this time was kind of a caricature as well.

Season 3, 21.1.2015: Not much to say about this, except that there seemed to be even less happening plot-wise this season and the style has changed in a way that the show seems to be in a transition period or something. Good thing or bad thing, I don't know. Some of the plots, like with Ruth, just seemed very random, though I guess entertaining occasionally, and the Nate-Lisa thing wasn't among my favorites. They seemed dry, or something, as a couple. Might have been part of the point of course, but it went on for too long without much happening, before they finally decided to spice things up during the last episodes.

Season 4, 26.1.2015: Kind of goes with the same serious and toned down style of the third season, with in my opinion even less dramatic scenarios. On some level I'm still interested and entertained and on some I'm surprised at the lack of any big ideas and I keep kind of going "why were they still going at it?" I'm very surprised on how long they managed to keep the show going. Some other things: The big dramatic twist in the last episode was extremely weak writing on so many ways it's beyond comprehension - completely unneeded really. Jeremy Sisto was once again underused. I really feel like they should have made him some completely own storylines, outside of the other main characters, but the way I gathered, that's not going to happen. Michael Weston had a really great and smooth appearance as the criminal who traumatizes Michael C. Hall. It kept bothering me when I though I knew the actor, but I suppose he only reminded me of someone else.

Season 5, 2.2.2015: Possibly the best season, because the characters seemed to be evolving and moving around way more than previously. I feel like that was what the last two seasons were missing. Jeremy Sisto got a bit more notable role this time around, which I liked. Continuing of the James Cromwell's storyline was handled a bit half-assedly, like with the happened between seasons-flashbacks. There is a lot of talk about the character being a heavy burden for some of the characters, or at least to Francis Conroy's Ruth, but what I mostly saw was him getting angry two or three times and other than that, being the nicest guy ever. I didn't actually find the character, Ruth, that interesting any longer, to be honest, even though she started taking some turns as a character, which I suppose is a good thing. The ending was corny, but it still kind of worked in some way, because I guess sometimes corniness and sentimentality can work, especially when the shows themes are things such as life and death.

One of the issues I had throughout the show were the dream sequences. Unlike in The Sopranos (like in the episode "Test Dream"), they didn't catch the total randomness of dream world. Everything is too clear. They looked acted and staged out. "Dream-like", but nothing you would actually see in real dreams. Short daydream/fade out scenes managed to be funny sometimes, but the bigger scenarios didn't work. Richard Jenkins didn't work either. Not speaking against his acting abilities, but like my brother said, he had no character, and he had this joking around-manner on all the time, whether the things said were intended to be amusing or serious. It got annoying. And very boring.
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Louie (2010)
Seasons: 5
Episodes: 62
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People who added this item 2422 Average listal rating (1367 ratings) 8.8 IMDB Rating 9.5
Breaking Bad (2008)
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Seasons: 5
Episodes: 62
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People who added this item 1055 Average listal rating (517 ratings) 8.7 IMDB Rating 9.3
The Wire (2002)
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Seasons: 5
Episodes: 60

The newspaper-storyline from the fifth season still doesn't belong to my favorites and all the characters in it are too one-dimensional for this show. Like, hey, "here's this Gus guy, everyday-man who believes in good journalism, and here's this weasel guy who weasels and makes up stories. Everything else too in it (in the storyline, not in the entire season) is way too clearly divided and black and white, when compared to such things as the docks from season two or the kids from season four, where there were no good guys or bad guys and it wasn't all so easily cut up. In those plots the feeling altogether was more realistic and took a deeper look at the system, especially in the fourth season. While the fifth basically showed the rottenness of the media by making one character who wrote up false stories (but he gets some prize and fame at the end, so the show stays true to it's harsh realism. Yawn...). And to be honest, I didn't care for the serial killer-thing either. I mean that was just plain over-the-top and I don't know, just not very interesting to follow. I figure The Wire just wasn't at its best when being McNulty-centered and straightforward like that.
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People who added this item 874 Average listal rating (512 ratings) 7.9 IMDB Rating 8.8
Oz (1997)
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Seasons: 6
Episodes: 56

Only show I have ever watched from TV completely, back when I was a teenager and I had never seen anything as violent or gritty etc. Just reeked of awesomeness, I guess. So there's some nostalgic values definitively. Though if watched today for the first time it probably wouldn't be half as good as what it was back then.

Whenever you see some actor from Oz you go "hey, there's *insert characters name*!", even though only a very few of them has made anything worthwhile besides this and others can't get even close to the level they were in this.

Even if the last two seasons got better when watched from DVD at fast tempo, they still weren't particularly good, and the very last one is pretty much terrible in too many ways to mention. To be honest, there are some seriously ridiculous plots and bad writing pretty much throughout the show. Some of the soup opera stuff you can watch and be okay with because that's the show for you and the continuing corniness is part of the charm in a way, while some just makes no sense at all.
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People who added this item 278 Average listal rating (177 ratings) 7.9 IMDB Rating 8.6
Peep Show (2003)
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Seasons: 9
Episodes: 54
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People who added this item 1672 Average listal rating (1034 ratings) 8.2 IMDB Rating 8.9
Twin Peaks (1990)
Seasons: 3
Episodes: 48

I'm adding the episodes from the new Twin Peaks to this, since even though the shows are very different and you can see the new series as more of a sequel, it's basically the third season as well.

Also, I have to add, I much preferred the new show/third season (the style and approach was more to my liking, and the way I remember, the old show had a lot of shit in the second season, and towards the end of the first season as well).
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Twin Peaks (2017)
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People who added this item 3021 Average listal rating (1652 ratings) 8.9 IMDB Rating 9.5
Seasons: 4
Episodes: 40
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People who added this item 2977 Average listal rating (1845 ratings) 7.8 IMDB Rating 8.4
Seasons: 2
Episodes: 39 (?)

I can't remember exactly at which point I stopped watching. I at least watched that much, if not even more. Arrivederci, Fiero was the last episode in which the synopsis sounded familiar enough to be completely sure.
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People who added this item 953 Average listal rating (563 ratings) 8 IMDB Rating 8.3
Misfits (2009)
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Seasons: 5
Episodes: 37
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People who added this item 771 Average listal rating (397 ratings) 8 IMDB Rating 8.7
Deadwood (2004)
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Seasons: 3
Episodes: 36

19.6.2014: I just finished the show during two or three weeks time and like many times perhaps, I was left with mixed feelings. What makes the show is that it is so clearly character, acting and setting-driven and doesn't subdue to fakishly rough violence or action scenes too often. Especially during the first two seasons, the main drive is on the portrayal of the town of Deadwood in whole and the different interactions with the characters living and trying to make a fortune there. Kind of like in Twin Peaks, which this reminds somewhat (although I enjoyed this a bit more), not nearly all the characters are fleshed out (at all) and some plot points are more interesting than others. All this and the anticlimactic nature of the show still worked well as a whole during the first two seasons.

The third one however was kind of shooting planks. In short, it was too one-sided and the main plot with the character Hearst versus the town's people just wasn't very interesting one, and after all it was the main drive throughout the season. Now I didn't mind that it didn't mound up to much, because I wouldn't have wanted no big climax anyway. It wouldn't have fit the style at all. It just that basically that plot was about how the character mentioned wanted to establish a position in the city and the rest of the characters joined up against him, and then they show of to each other until it all results to the anticlimactic ending. And I thought it was pretty lame that they made a whole case about killing some character, who wasn't one in the first place, and the whole plot-point about the Swearengen helper Johnny liking her too much to kill her, even though that isn't mentioned once in the show before.

But I think I can kind of see what they were doing there. They were trying to show how the people like Bullock and Swearengen could join up against a common enemy, and how they had manage to create a some kind of community there besides everything. Of course it is kind of debatable if someone like Swearengen is doing anything what he is doing for the town's benefit or for himself. On an off-note, it was kind of bothersome when he lashes out at a guy for killing woman, when you think about all that the character himself has done during the first season alone, for an instance.

But the reason I didn't care about the plot, was that I guess I enjoyed more when the show was about the characters like Swearengen being on lashes with Bullock and focused on the inside goings of Deadwood, rather than on the subject of people in there acting against a outside threat. The setting was more clearly the main character before, but that was put on side somewhat during these last stages. And besides, I found the character Hearst pretty interesting and the actor Gerald McRaney totally managed to put some deepness in him. But since the character is the villain, sort of, he isn't development entirely. The set up of course kind of tries to build the viewer on one side and not on the other, and I never like that.

And the other thing is that they focused too much on the mentioned plot, to the degree that the characters where forgotten more and more. Powers Boothe yells insults at his whorehouse occasionally and Brad Dourif has been forgotten almost entirely. The character is sick during the seasons and comes in and out a few times mainly, which is a shame since Dourif was among the greatest with his theatrical antics, along with guys like McShane, McRayney, Garret Dillahunt or William Sanderson. Calamity Jane's drunken one-joke act reached the point when I just got tired of watching it. Sure, the character is fleshed out somewhat, but she still goes in circles for whole show's length. I can't say I warmed up to the added Ant Lou and her son or the theater-people either, even though Brian Cox is kind of amusing.
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Madventures (2002)
Seasons: 2
Episodes: 31
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Fargo (2014)
Seasons: 3
Episodes: 30
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People who added this item 859 Average listal rating (465 ratings) 8.2 IMDB Rating 8.6
Hannibal (2013)
Seasons: 2
Episodes: 26
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Seasons: 1
Episodes: 26
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People who added this item 1097 Average listal rating (749 ratings) 8.2 IMDB Rating 8.9
Seasons: 2
Episodes: 26
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People who added this item 928 Average listal rating (564 ratings) 8.2 IMDB Rating 8.6
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Seasons: 1
Episodes: 26

Watched: 21-23.4.2013
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People who added this item 1189 Average listal rating (875 ratings) 7.3 IMDB Rating 8.6
Seasons: 1
Episodes: 25
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Berserk (1997)
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Seasons: 1
Episodes: 25

I think the best thing about this sword-fantasy anime show was that the episodes were only 20-minutes, so keeping interest was not that hard and the characters were, well, not that deep, but interesting enough and much to my liking pretty dark ones at times too (most notably the silver-haired Griffith, who I started liking more and more towards the end) - although sometimes there were moments which were a bit too sentimental to my taste and the romance at the end didn't really get to me. I had heard about the ending being dark beforehand, so because of that I couldn't really think much of it, because it was excepted. It may have also been that it kind of felt more random and way too left-open (because the show was to continued, which it never did), than that sad or something like that. I can't really say much of it, but it was very little referenced ending and something that, the way I heard, could open better if you'd read the manga as well. That's something that I may or may not do.

From side-characters War-General Adon with his 1000-year old family tactics (like begging for mercy, then pulling out a crossbow when not excepted) was one of the best comic reliefs ever and the angry-and-bitter like Corcus was a character I would have liked to see more in the show, but otherwise there were not that many memorable of them. Animation work is also kind of mediocre actually, with a lot of freeze shots and other repetitive visual etc. That was something you got used to, even if it sometimes got little old.

So, all in all this was a good show, but not something I would go praising to all corners of the world or got that attached to. It may be because I have a minor problem in getting really into anything animated - why that is, I have no idea. Perhaps I just like watching real people instead. But like I said, it's a minor problem only, because I have enjoyed the animes I have seen more than the American animations, which I almost always find boring or just plain bad. This could of course mean that I have only watched the good animes, but in American animations, I'm also talking about the usually praised ones.
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Seasons: 4
Episodes: 24 (every season is marked as a series of its own, but in my mind this is all still just one show)
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Farscape (1999)
Seasons: 1
Episodes: 22
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Rome (2005)
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Seasons: 2
Episodes: 22

I have to say that this was quite positive surprise actually, considering that I really didn't have that big or any exceptions at all for the show. I only got it because of the low price.

The whole series is basically just people plotting and plotting some more, looking mostly for themselves and backstabbing if need be. That keeps a certain similar style throughout the show, because even though blood is spilled a lot, that never gets in the way of anything. There are no big battles to speak of. All the characters are exactly the same in that regard; they differ in personalities, but are all capable of doing both great and sometimes very unnecessary brutal things (including both so-called main characters Pullo and Vorenus, even though they are little more low in hierarchy and whatnot than others in the show). That's one of the main reasons why I took the liking in the show. Actors are mostly pretty great too; I finally got to see Ciarán Hinds in a little bigger role and Kevin McKidd and James Purejoy both do some great mega-acting. Tobias Menzies also goes nicely as Brutus, even though they got way too little going with him in the second season, him being my favorite character and all. Ending of season one really gave good introduction to what could have been some real greatness from his part. His death too was way too anticlimactic for my taste and the mirroring of Caesar's fate was just kinda lame because of the underlining of it. There were other moments too for which I wasn't happy with and I don't really see what they could have done with the show anymore, because the second season alone seemed a bit rushed, especially towards the end.
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Martial Law (1998)
Seasons: 1
Episodes: 22

I Finished the first season at 10.3.2013 (reminder to myself):

I must say, while this show can be entertaining at times, watching it in a row ain't a good idea and the fact is that there would be little to nothing worth watching in it without Sammo Hung's presence. I mean, this is some seriously repetitive stuff, basically, with the same exact form in every episode: Some guys escape Sammo, then there is ton of scenes about some funny-subplot-thing, and then at the end the bad guys get caught just like that. There never seems to be any chase between the beginning and the end between the good and bad guys. And the fights that are represented in every episode, come in series and seem to be even more repetitive than the basic structure - I grew tired of them pretty fast, and even with Sammo it's more about his comical skills. Well some episodes can be more fun to watch than others (in one there was Kilpatrick and one of the long-haired guys from T-Force, which was a happy encounter) and the episodes featuring the main villain by Tzi Ma, who comes around once in a while to keep the continuity between the many random episodes, somewhat escape that usual structure. Still, they made this for a another season. I suppose I'll watch it at some point, but there's no rush.
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Miami Vice (1984)
Seasons: 1
Episodes: 22
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Seasons: 3
Episodes: 19
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Seasons: 1
Episodes: 18
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Undeclared (2001)
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Seasons: 1
Episodes: 17
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Seasons: 3
Episodes: 14

Otherwise a one great show especially as far as Ricky Gervais is considered, or MacKenzie Crook, but I really didn't like how far they were taking the whole uninteresting Tim-Dawn-thing and absolutely loathed the solution to it in the Christmas Special. They were trying to be all tragicomic with that storyline, but I didn't want those two together in the first place or anything, so when they kept pushing that thing, it just got very annoying. Should have been like a two-three episode-subplot at the most.

Back to the Christmas special-episodes... Apart from still going down with that storyline and giving it a horrible conclusion, the last episodes were good - Although Crook was completely neglected for some reason and even though they seemed a bit like an afterthought, considering how much more the ending of the second season fit the style.

Sometimes the awkward humor gets a bit obvious, like whenever Ricky Gervais says anything at all no matter what it is or how it is said, everyone gets just very serious around him, even those same people might have laughed before at some equally horrendous or stupid remark by some other person.
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Posted: 4 years, 8 months ago at Jan 10 18:09
nice list! u should give another chance to the wire, especially considering the fact that the second season is to me the best, but all upcoming are good too, in fact like with hbo's the sopranos, boardwalk empire n a bit oz, the first season starts a bit slowly ;)

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