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onionberry said:
Fei-Hung said:

There are lots of series as good or better or just a little worse. 

 

 

If you like organised crime:

 

1) Power 

2) Peaky Blinders 

3) Broadwalk Empire 

 

If you like stuff like Death Note (intelligent chess like battles):

 

1) Billions 

2) Suits 

3) Blacklist 

 

If you like Horror:

 

1) Penny Dreadful 

2) Scream

3) American Horror Story 

4) Ash vs The Evil Dead 

 

If you like anime but live action:

 

1) Into the Badlands 

 

If you like comedy:

 

1) The Ranch 

2) The 70's Show

3) Archer 

4) Brooklyn Nine Nine 

 

If you like crime busting:

 

1) Elementary 

2) The Mentalist 

3) The Blacklist 

 

If you like Legal stuff:

 

1) Boston Legal

2) Suits 

3) Franklin & Bash 

 

If you like Sci-fi:

 

1) Battle Star Galactica 

2) Firefly 

3) Red Dwarf 

 

If you like Fanstasy:

 

1) Game of Thrones 

2) Once Upon a Time 

3) Grimm 

 

As a person who loves anime and video games, i cannot recommend Ash vs The Evil Dead and Into the Badlands enough. Possibly the two most missed series out there. 

thanks! awesome suggestions! :)

How did you miss Lost AND the walking dead from this list?



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Better Call Saul. I swear this show has some of the most clever writing ever. House of Cards is gorgeous, gorgeous cinematography and music, Kevin Spacey and Robin Wright are top. If you like comedy, you can try Veep. But my absolute best is Game of Thrones.



onionberry said:
Fei-Hung said:

There are lots of series as good or better or just a little worse. 

 

 

If you like organised crime:

 

1) Power 

2) Peaky Blinders 

3) Broadwalk Empire 

 

If you like stuff like Death Note (intelligent chess like battles):

 

1) Billions 

2) Suits 

3) Blacklist 

 

If you like Horror:

 

1) Penny Dreadful 

2) Scream

3) American Horror Story 

4) Ash vs The Evil Dead 

 

If you like anime but live action:

 

1) Into the Badlands 

 

If you like comedy:

 

1) The Ranch 

2) The 70's Show

3) Archer 

4) Brooklyn Nine Nine 

 

If you like crime busting:

 

1) Elementary 

2) The Mentalist 

3) The Blacklist 

 

If you like Legal stuff:

 

1) Boston Legal

2) Suits 

3) Franklin & Bash 

 

If you like Sci-fi:

 

1) Battle Star Galactica 

2) Firefly 

3) Red Dwarf 

 

If you like Fanstasy:

 

1) Game of Thrones 

2) Once Upon a Time 

3) Grimm 

 

As a person who loves anime and video games, i cannot recommend Ash vs The Evil Dead and Into the Badlands enough. Possibly the two most missed series out there. 

thanks! awesome suggestions! :)

Started watching Stranger Things today. I was born in 82 and this series is based in 86. It's full of geek references and i would best describe it as a live child between Labyrinth, ET, Goonies, BMX Kids, Are you afraid of the Dark, Nightmare on Elm Street, Flight of the Navigator, Twin Peaks, Stand By Me and IT. Everything about it is awesome. 



Whoever said life to be like a box of chocolates clearly didn't know what he was talking about. 

Life is more like a game of bumper cars. At every turn there is a possibility you will get screwed.

Nogamez said:
onionberry said:

thanks! awesome suggestions! :)

How did you miss Lost AND the walking dead from this list?

I watched the first 2 seasons of Lost and lost interest. The curiosity was satisfied the moment they told us what was going on. 

 

Walking dead ice seen up to halfway through season 3. I been meaning to get back into it and I'll probably do that before the end of this year. 

 

Breaking Bad was another series i thought was overrated. I got bored after the first season. It felt like there was more hype behind the concept of a teacher turning into a meth dealer than the story itself. 

 

Recently I've been enjoying tons of Anime. Really loved Blue Exorcist, Seven Deadly Sins and Fate/Stay Night. 



Whoever said life to be like a box of chocolates clearly didn't know what he was talking about. 

Life is more like a game of bumper cars. At every turn there is a possibility you will get screwed.

This is mostly the nerd in me talking but,
Modern Dr. Who, Star Trek (all of them, yes, even Enterprise), Game of Thrones.
Then less nerdy Breaking bad, Vikings, Walking Dead, Spartacus...the list goes on.



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It's all a matter of personal taste. I'm loving Stranger Things but you can't properly judge any show based on just one series. Lost promised so much and ended up being ridiculous.

For me The Wire is peerless.

I rate The Sopranos, Breaking Bad and Better Call Saul very highly. Next in my rankings would come Game of Thrones, Mad Men, Peaky Blinders.



Yeah. There are some better series. I'll just mention one: Mad Men. It's fantastic. Not the typical action driven or "exciting" series, every scene is well written well acted and masterfully directed. Every character is complex and interesting, All the motivations they have are explained and showed very subtlelly. I encourage people to check it out. Despite it's multiple awards I still think it's underrated



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Gonna tag this for a read of suggestions myself later but I will add a few sorry if they've been mentioned already but I've not read through the thread.

Studio 60 on the Sunset strip - One of matthew perrys many failed shows after friends, it had some huge production values and did a sort of back stage show based on something like a Saturday Night Live show, very good and gotta love Perry in it.

Reboot - Old CGI cartoon (the first full length cgi episodic show) Goes on for 4 series and ends on a awful cliffhanger which is resolved in ways during comics much much later, but the show itself starts off horribly bad, but builds up some absolutely amazing characters, story arcs and by the 3-4th seasons you will be glued to the screen considering both 3rd and the 4th season of this are one massive story arc, not just episodic fluff like some of the early episodes... that said if you want to know what is going on you need to watch it from pretty much the first cringe filled ep, but it gets so so so sooooooooooo good, can't recommend this enough

Warner Brothers Batman animated series - If you've not watched it... you've missed out on some of the best things to feature the caped crusader that do not involve Adam West (that is a lie in fact.... Adam West features in an episode as a washed up TV superhero, it's awesome)

Doctor Who - Reboot series - especially the stuff featuring Matt Smith, not just for him but also he has the best companion story arc of any of the series which I have seen, really was amazing stuff and I shed many many a tear in Manhatten.


Anti recommendation - How i met your mother - if anyone suggests you watch this, have them shot for trying to waste your time, if you disagree with this, then you can disregard my other recommendations. So much potential during the series, turned into a dragged out mess because it was popular and ended in one of the worst.... "why the fuck" moments I've ever seen.



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onionberry said:

well that's the point, i wanna watch a good tv series so if someone thinks "this is better than the sopranos" then it should be good.

If you want to watch some good series and you like The Sopranos, try the British serie 'Peaky Blinders'; It's about a maffia family in post-WW1 Burmingham.



Sopranos did kick ass, but staying with the genre (more or less), Breaking Bad is where it's at.

Breaking Bad is so brilliant, it basically put me off of watching other series. There's no point anymore, I've now seen the peak and it isn't getting better anymore.

Straying from the genre though, my favorites in random order would be, besides Breaking Bad obviously, Game of Thrones, Vikings, Lost, Friends, Star Trek The Next Generation, Battlestar Galactica (the reboot), South Park, Band of Brothers (though this is only a mini-series, 10 episodes), Buffy the Vampire Slayer (yeah I liked that, come at me!), That '70s Show, Rome and Spartacus.