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Postby weis21 » Thu Jan 21, 2016 6:31 pm

GoT
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The Knick
The Americans
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Postby weis21 » Fri Jan 22, 2016 3:37 pm

I couldn't find a Cinemax app on my Amazon Fire so I broke down and bought season 2 of The Knick through Amazon last night. I finally made myself turn it off after episode 4 because it was 2 am. Amazing show.

Also, if I somehow missed the Cinemax app or I could have downloaded it on my Roku upstairs I'm going to be irritated.
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Re: TV thread

Postby Ding Dong Johnson » Fri Jan 22, 2016 4:13 pm

I had no idea about The Knick. I see it on the guide all the time but never checked it out.
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Postby Sammy Sofa » Fri Jan 22, 2016 4:26 pm

It's horsefeathering great. The sudden cuts to brutal early 20th Century medicine never fail to horrify me, but it's one of the best going.
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Re: TV thread

Postby Ding Dong Johnson » Fri Jan 22, 2016 4:28 pm

Work is slow today so maybe I'll get in an episode or 2 this afternoon.
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Re: TV thread

Postby biittner77 » Fri Jan 22, 2016 4:38 pm

We had a snow day yesterday and a show came on the History Channel called Apocalypse Man On the show the guy gives tips for surviving some sort of end of days scenario. I was wondering if anyone else has seen it.
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Re: TV thread

Postby CyHawk_Cub » Sun Jan 24, 2016 2:12 am

The Americans
Better Call Saul
Silicon Valley
GoT

Those are the only currently running shows that I care enough about to consider as appointment TV. I haphazardly watch a few other shows.
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Postby jersey cubs fan » Sun Jan 24, 2016 2:19 am

CyHawk_Cub wrote:The Americans
Better Call Saul
Silicon Valley
GoT

Those are the only currently running shows that I care enough about to consider as appointment TV. I haphazardly watch a few other shows.

Fargo can fit right in that wheelhouse
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Postby Derwood » Sun Jan 24, 2016 2:30 am

jersey cubs fan wrote:
CyHawk_Cub wrote:The Americans
Better Call Saul
Silicon Valley
GoT

Those are the only currently running shows that I care enough about to consider as appointment TV. I haphazardly watch a few other shows.

Fargo can fit right in that wheelhouse


I need to clear my calendar and binge watch Season 2.
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Re: TV thread

Postby Ding Dong Johnson » Tue Jan 26, 2016 5:34 am

F is for Family is exactly what my life has been missing.
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Re: TV thread

Postby biittner77 » Tue Jan 26, 2016 2:19 pm

Has anyone been watching War & Peace? I have field hockey on Monday nights so I missed the first part. I figure they'll show it a million times but I was wondering what people thought about it. I like the casting from what I remember from reading the book back in college.
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Postby Smack » Tue Jan 26, 2016 3:54 pm

Ding Dong Johnson wrote:F is for Family is exactly what my life has been missing.


It was great.
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Postby OleMissCub » Tue Jan 26, 2016 4:37 pm

Sammy Sofa wrote:It's [expletive] great. The sudden cuts to brutal early 20th Century medicine never fail to horrify me, but it's one of the best going.


I was just coming here to post about how much I love that show. I'm only halfway through the first season, but love every second of it. Of course it wasn't intentional, but the woman who plays Nurse Elkins has the most authentic face I've ever seen in an old period piece. For some reason when you look at pictures of women from that time period, so many of them have these sorta oddly wide faces exactly like that actress has. I know it's the maniacal history nerd in me, but every single time she comes on screen I think about perfect it is.

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Re: TV thread

Postby scarey » Wed Jan 27, 2016 12:55 am

Has anyone watched Angie Tribeca?

Follow up question: Has anybody been horrified by how bad Angie Tribeca is?
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Postby jersey cubs fan » Wed Jan 27, 2016 12:56 am

scarey wrote:Has anyone watched Angie Tribeca?

Follow up question: Has anybody been horrified by how bad Angie Tribeca is?

i have not yet, but expect it to be terrible and will try and find out
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Postby Sammy Sofa » Wed Jan 27, 2016 12:59 am

It's pretty damn dumb, though Bill Murray's brief guest spot was a delight.
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Postby Ding Dong Johnson » Wed Jan 27, 2016 1:02 am

jersey cubs fan wrote:
scarey wrote:Has anyone watched Angie Tribeca?

Follow up question: Has anybody been horrified by how bad Angie Tribeca is?

i have not yet, but expect it to be terrible and will try and find out

It is beyond terrible. I loved every minute of it.
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Re: TV thread

Postby Proven Veteran » Wed Jan 27, 2016 1:09 am

Ding Dong Johnson wrote:
jersey cubs fan wrote:
scarey wrote:Has anyone watched Angie Tribeca?

Follow up question: Has anybody been horrified by how bad Angie Tribeca is?

i have not yet, but expect it to be terrible and will try and find out

It is beyond terrible. I loved every minute of it.



I enjoyed the first three episodes. I like seeing a throwback to Police Squad.
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Postby biittner77 » Wed Jan 27, 2016 12:39 pm

Proven Veteran wrote:
Ding Dong Johnson wrote:
jersey cubs fan wrote:i have not yet, but expect it to be terrible and will try and find out

It is beyond terrible. I loved every minute of it.



I enjoyed the first three episodes. I like seeing a throwback to Police Squad.


I vaguely remember Police squad stopped being funny by episode 4. Though whenever I think of that show, I remember a gun battle between Leslie Nielsen and the bad guy. The bad guy runs out of bullets and throws his gun. Leslie Nielsen runs out of bullets and throws his gun. They each pull out a bag of guns and start throwing them at each other. Couldn't find the clip.
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Postby Ding Dong Johnson » Wed Jan 27, 2016 3:24 pm

biittner77 wrote:
Proven Veteran wrote:
Ding Dong Johnson wrote:It is beyond terrible. I loved every minute of it.



I enjoyed the first three episodes. I like seeing a throwback to Police Squad.


I vaguely remember Police squad stopped being funny by episode 4. Though whenever I think of that show, I remember a gun battle between Leslie Nielsen and the bad guy. The bad guy runs out of bullets and throws his gun. Leslie Nielsen runs out of bullets and throws his gun. They each pull out a bag of guns and start throwing them at each other. Couldn't find the clip.

Bite your tongue. All 6 episodes (and 3 movies) were amazing.
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Re: TV thread

Postby scarey » Wed Jan 27, 2016 6:28 pm

Proven Veteran wrote:
Ding Dong Johnson wrote:
jersey cubs fan wrote:i have not yet, but expect it to be terrible and will try and find out

It is beyond terrible. I loved every minute of it.



I enjoyed the first three episodes. I like seeing a throwback to Police Squad.


My reaction after watching it for 5 minutes: "Oh, cool. It's an homage to Police Squad!"

And then after realizing there were 19 more episodes: "Oh, crap. It's an homage to Police Squad!"
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Postby TomtheBombadil » Sat Jan 30, 2016 11:08 pm

Colbert's been killing it lately. I know this because I saw the Trump vs. Trump debate and Bernie Sanders promposals clips.
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Postby Brian » Sun Jan 31, 2016 3:15 am

So apparently Louis CK Beyonce'd a tv show/web series on his website for $5 first episode

https://louisck.net/show/horace-and-pete
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Re: TV thread

Postby jersey cubs fan » Sun Jan 31, 2016 12:17 pm

$5 for an episode of television? Does it give you access to every episode that follows for eternity?
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Postby TBS Playoffs Insider » Sun Jan 31, 2016 5:09 pm

Im just now getting to watch W/Bob and David and holy horsefeathers, every skit kills.
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