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30 Mar 2015, 11:23

Go!

Edit:
Below is the list I posted later in the thread (my opinion). Further down is a tiered list.
(this list excludes "full" documentaries, but does include dramatized docu's like Band of Brothers and Chernobyl)
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24 (drama)
Affair, the (drama)
Archer (comedy)
Arrested development (comedy)
Band of brothers (docudrama)
Barry (comedy)
Battlestar Galactica (2003) (drama)
Better call Saul (drama)
Big little lies (drama)
Black mirror (drama)
Bloodline (drama)
Boardwalk empire (drama)
Bojack Horseman (comedy)
Breaking bad (drama)
Brooklyn 99 (comedy)
Californication (comedy)
Chernobyl (docudrama)
Community (comedy)
Crown, the (drama)
Curb your enthusiasm (comedy)
Dear white people (comedy/drama)
Deuce, the (drama)
Dexter (drama)
Easy (comedy/drama)
Expanse, the (drama)
Family guy (comedy)
Fargo (drama)
Firefly (drama)
Flash forward (drama)
Flight of the conchords (comedy)
Freaks and geeks (drama)
Friday night lights (drama)
Friends (comedy)
Game of thrones (drama)
Good omens (comedy)
Handmaid's tale, a (drama)
Homecoming (drama)
Homeland (drama)
Horace and Pete (drama/comedy)
House (drama)
House of cards (drama)
IT crowd, the (comedy)
It's always sunny in Philadelphia (comedy)
Justified (drama)
Katanagatari (anime drama)
Leftovers, the (drama)
Lost (drama)
Louie (comedy)
Lucky Louie (comedy)
Luther (drama)
Mad men (drama)
Midnight gospel, the (podcast with art)
Mindhunter (drama)
Modern family (comedy)
Mr. Robot (drama)
Mrs. America (docudrama)
Narcos (drama)
Night of, the (drama)
Normal people (drama)
Office, the (UK and US) (comedy)
Orange is the new black (drama/comedy)
Orphan black (drama)
Ozark (drama)
Pacific, the (docudrama)
Parks and recreation (comedy)
Peaky blinders (drama)
Prison break (drama)
Rectify (drama)
Rick and Morty (comedy)
Rome (drama)
Russian doll (comedy/drama)
Scrubs (comedy)
Seinfeld (comedy)
Shameless (drama/comedy)
Sharp objects (drama)
Show me a hero (drama)
Silicon valley (comedy)
Six feet under (drama)
Sons of anarchy (drama)
Sopranos, the (drama)
South park (comedy)
Spaced (comedy)
Spartacus, blood and sand (drama)
Stranger things (drama)
Succession (drama)
Suits (drama)
Supernatural (drama)
Terror, the (drama)
Top of the lake (drama)
Treme (drama)
True detective (drama)
Twin peaks (drama)
Undone (drama)
Walking dead, the (drama)
Weeds (drama/comedy)
West wing, the (drama)
Westworld (drama)
When they see us (docu)
Wire, the (drama)
Years and years (drama)


Tiered list:

God tier
My idea of a (near) perfect show. These are shows that I would (and often do) rewatch multiple times. To be in this tier, it can't have any major flaws (think game of thrones, which would have been in here if it didn't start fucking up in later seasons).
Breaking bad
Fargo
Mad men
Sopranos, the
Succession putting this among the greatest feels wrong, but then I recall how fucking glued to the screen I was watching it
Wire, the

Must-see tier
These are shows that stood out to me in a major way and I would gladly rewatch, but (in some cases barely) don't make the cut to God tier. With the exception of specific subjects or genres you strongly dislike, I would highly recommend all of these.
Arrested development God tier comedy, but it feels wrong to put a comedy show in the same list as the others there
Band of brothers
Better call Saul
Black mirror
Chernobyl
Crown, the
Deuce, the
Game of thrones God tier until the later seasons
Louie
Mindhunter
Mrs. America
Rick and Morty
Rome
Show me a hero
Silicon valley
South park
True detective S1 is God tier

"Worth a watch" tier
You should give these a try if you have time.
Affair, the
Archer
Barry
Big little lies
Bloodline
Boardwalk empire
Bojack horseman
Curb your enthusiasm
Easy
Handmaid's tale, a
Homeland
Horace and Pete
House of cards
It's always sunny in Philadelphia
Katanagatari
Lost
Narcos
Night of, the
Office, the (UK)
Office, the (US)
Pacific, the
Parks and recreation
Peaky blinders
Prison break
Rectify
Scrubs
Sharp objects
Six feet under
Top of the lake
Twin peaks
Undone
Westworld
When they see us
Years and years

"See if it's for you" tier
Watch these if the premise appeals to you, or if you're a fan of good TV. These are shows I watched and enjoyed but in some cases didn't finish completely, and would probably not watch again.
24 (not sure how well this aged, but I enjoyed it at the time)
Battlestar galactica (2003)
Brooklyn 99 haven't finished
Community haven't finished
Dear white people
Dexter
Expanse, the
Firefly sadly cut short after 1 season
Flight of the conchords
Freaks and geeks
Friday night lights
Good omens
Homecoming
House
Luther
Midnight gospel, the
Mr. Robot
Normal people
Orange is the new black
Orphan black started strong, but I haven't finished it
Russian doll
Shameless (US)
Spaced
Spartacus, blood and sand started very strong, but sadly went to shit
Stranger things started strong, but meh now. Haven't finished
Suits started decent, but meh now. Haven't finished
Supernatural
Terror, the great first season, bad second season
Walking dead, the started strong, but went to complete shit
Weeds
West wing, the haven't finished

"Shouldn't be on this list tbh" tier
These are shows that, if I made this list now, I wouldn't have put on there. Come with explanations as to why.
Californication
Fluff. I watched this back when I had much less experience with shows and was much less critical.

Family guy
Toilet humor. Occasionally funny, but it has nothing to say. Would not watch now.

Flash forward
I don't remember much of this, but I remember being disappointed that it was cancelled after 1 season.

Friends
I enjoyed this as a kid but I suppose it hasn't aged well. Wouldn't watch now.

IT crowd, the
I quit watching this after like 3 episodes. I probably put it on here because I would've liked it if I hadn't grown out of the sitcom genre.

Justified
I watched some of this, but not enough to put it on this list. It was okay though, iirc.

Leftovers, the
Watching this show, I felt like they wanted me to care about the characters but I didn't. I finished it for the plot, which ultimately wasn't particularly great either.

Lucky Louie
I don't think this is particularly good TV, but I just like(d) Louis CK.

Modern family
Sitcom. Meh. I did watch most of it though.

Ozark
Quit somewhere in season 2. It's alright but so average and unoriginal.

Seinfeld
I've seen at most 1 season of this, and while I enjoyed it at the time I wouldn't watch the rest of it now.

Sons of anarchy
Never really enjoyed this much, but kept watching because I felt like I would start to. Quit somewhere in season 2.

Treme
I put this on the list because I recognized that it was good, and I'm a huge fan of David Simon's so I really wanted to like it. But it was too slow even for me at the time I watched it. I should give it another chance though.
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30 Mar 2015, 16:10

I don't watch TV. Oh wait. Remember our conversation about this GS? Marvels: Agents Of Shield!
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30 Mar 2015, 16:17

Game of Thrones. No need to post anything after this.
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30 Mar 2015, 16:52

damn! Divinefire just won!
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30 Mar 2015, 17:15

The Mentalist, anyone? :(
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30 Mar 2015, 17:24

Suits & HouseofCards for me rival GoT.

All top 3 though.

Never got into breaking bad though, just meh, not a fan of theme.

Havn't seen the mentalist venox ') I think you mentioned it before to me. I only have time for one show at a time.
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30 Mar 2015, 17:29

Game of Thrones is like the iroquois of TV, others come close but still can't beat it.
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30 Mar 2015, 17:42

Sons of anarchy, breaking bad season 1 and 2 were good but after that i kinda got bored of it.
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30 Mar 2015, 18:28

One Piece
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30 Mar 2015, 20:51

giveuanxiety wrote:damn! Divinefire just won!
Did he say the Wire? Cause if not he didn''t win ') Sopranos also getting overlooked.

More recently, True detective and House of cards are favourites of mine. And yeah, GoT is great.
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30 Mar 2015, 21:23

Obviously The Wire. One of the most genuine TV series.

Now watching The Walking Dead and Better Call Saul.

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...and Monk (rofl)[/spoiler]
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30 Mar 2015, 21:30

better call saul is probably really good

wire was excellent during the time i started but i lost track of time and stopped watching and regret it

true detective is really good

one piece shames all of that
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30 Mar 2015, 21:32

Lol such an OP fan boy

Where is the Katanagatari hype
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30 Mar 2015, 22:00

it's good for sure

but no one piece

i standy by my samurai champloo recommendation
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31 Mar 2015, 00:40

GoT, soa, suits

And mlbnetwork/ mlb tonight
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31 Mar 2015, 01:24

wa...watashi wa baka ne :(
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31 Mar 2015, 02:00

I still won.
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31 Mar 2015, 06:33

I can see why people like house of cards but I'm not the biggest fan.

Since everything that has been posted so far are dramas I'll throw in some comedies with archer, trailer park boys, and arrested development.

I'll give inbetweeners and friday night dinner a little love too for jenkins :))
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31 Mar 2015, 08:50

Vampire Diaries ! Nina Dobrev ftw
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31 Mar 2015, 08:55

mistamadness wrote:I can see why people like house of cards but I''m not the biggest fan.

Since everything that has been posted so far are dramas I''ll throw in some comedies with archer, trailer park boys, and arrested development.

I''ll give inbetweeners and friday night dinner a little love too for jenkins :))
No love for Parks and rec?
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31 Mar 2015, 11:16

mistamadness wrote:I''ll give inbetweeners and friday night dinner a little love too for jenkins :))

Wow I''d completely forgotten about friday night dinner, ima have to check if there is a new series out for that.

And well who doesn''t love inbetweeners, such a classy show.
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31 Mar 2015, 18:07

sircallen wrote:
mistamadness wrote:I can see why people like house of cards but Im not the biggest fan.

Since everything that has been posted so far are dramas Ill throw in some comedies with archer, trailer park boys, and arrested development.

Ill give inbetweeners and friday night dinner a little love too for jenkins :))

I dont know how much house of cards youve watched, but this last season has really turned me off. Didnt like it at all.
Yea I watched it. The acting and cinematography and music is super good, Im just not the biggest fan of the plot.

And gs I loved parks and rec but the later seasons werent that great imo. Never finished it but I guess I will now that its over.

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