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My 10 Favorite Cable TV Dramas Ever
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Plot: New Jersey Mafia captain Tony Soprano tries to keep his various illegal businesses running in the age of wiretaps and Witness Protection. He's also got a nagging wife, two kids who won't listen to him, an uncle who wants to be boss, and a mother who wants him dead. No wonder his panic attacks have him talking to a psychiatrist.
Plot: Roman centurian Lucius Vorenus and legionnaire Titus Pullo find that their fates are inextricably linked to the ambitions, passions, and vendettas of Julius Caesar, Mark Antony, Cleopatra, Octavian, Pompey, and the Roman Senate.
Plot: In the mythical land of Westeros, a world of sorcery, dragons, and knights, the death of King Robert results in a struggle for the throne between several conniving families and factions. The resulting power plays kick off a series of battles and adventures all across Westeros, as each character is drawn toward their destiny or their death.
Plot: It's 1960. Creative genius and incurable ladies' man Don Draper has a lucrative position at the Madison Avenue advertising firm Sterling Cooper. As the coming decade unfolds, Draper faces not only the uncertain future of the tumultuous 1960s, but the sordid secrets of his own past as well. Don Draper is not who he says he is.
Plot: The crime and drug ridden streets of Baltimore serve as a backdrop for the most realistic and groundbreaking police drama of all-time as Detective James McNulty and his allies are pitted hopelessly against powerful local drug lords and endless political corruption. Meanwhile, the people of Baltimore's worst slums try to make money, evade death, and not get caught by McNulty and crew. Who will you root for?
Plot: Former Sheriff Seth Bullock arrives in Deadwood, a gold mining camp built illegally on Black Hills Indian territory, looking to start a new life as a hardware dealer. However, Bullock's unwavering sense of justice runs him afoul of local brothel-keeper and power broker Al Swearengen, resulting in a vendetta that threatens to destroy both men and anyone who gets between them.
Plot: Dexter Morgan works as a forensics specialist for Miami Homicide. He's a quiet man who is fastidiously organized, buys donuts for his co-workers, spends time with his gorgeous girlfriend, and enjoys a great relationship with his sister. And, oh yeah, he's a murderous psychopath. His favorite targets? People who get away with murder. Can Dexter satisfy his blood-thirst and still throw his co-wokers off his scent?
Plot: When Prohibition comes to Atlantic City, local politician Nucky Thompson takes advantage to become one of the nation's most powerful gangsters, putting him at odds with the likes of Al Capone in Chicago, as well as Arnold Rothstein and Lucky Luciano in New York. Meanwhile Nucky must manage a volatile organization in Atlantic City itself, where ambition, jealousy, and ruthlessness run rampant.
Plot: Stricken with cancer, unassuming high school chemistry teacher Walter White partners with a former student and local low-life to create the purest meth anyone's ever come across. As he becomes increasingly mired in the local underworld, White struggles to hide his double life from his prying wife and DEA agent brother-in-law.