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Netflix Suggestions?

Post by Jerloma » Mon Sep 23, 2013 3:45 pm

Since I got Netflix at the beginning of this year, I've now watched Breaking Bad, Walking Dead, Sons of Anarchy, Lost, Friday Night Lights, House of Cards, The League, Arrested Development, Orange is the New Black, and Doctor Who.

Anyway, I'm being really non-committal on a new show and for some reason I'm averse to Mad Men. Can anyone sell me on anything? A drama or a darkish comedy, preferably.
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Post by A_B » Mon Sep 23, 2013 3:50 pm

I watched Freaks and Geeks in its entirety. Enjoyed it.

And here's a link sorted by IMDB rating.

Lots of Swampers liked Terriers during its short run. Peep show is fun but you have to be into British humor, er humour. Archer is awesome.

Im gonna queue up Lonsesome Dove. Read the book a month ago but have never seen the miniseries all the way through.
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Post by brian » Mon Sep 23, 2013 3:50 pm

If you want dark comedy, I'd suggest It's Always Sunny In Philadelphia.
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Post by A_B » Mon Sep 23, 2013 3:52 pm

Longmire also got some love from a critic I usually like. I'd have to dig that up to remember who it was though.
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Post by Jerloma » Mon Sep 23, 2013 3:57 pm

brian wrote:If you want dark comedy, I'd suggest It's Always Sunny In Philadelphia.
Saw it on TV. Love it though.


Why was Freaks and Geeks only one season? Too smart like A.D.?
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Post by brian » Mon Sep 23, 2013 4:04 pm

Jerloma wrote:
brian wrote:If you want dark comedy, I'd suggest It's Always Sunny In Philadelphia.
Saw it on TV. Love it though.


Why was Freaks and Geeks only one season? Too smart like A.D.?
Yeah, Freaks and Geeks is great. It was definitely too smart for network TV, but it was a hard show to categorize too. It was hour-long, but was more like a sitcom than a drama. Hard show to pigeonhole.
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Post by DSafetyGuy » Mon Sep 23, 2013 4:10 pm

Only mentioning it because AB did, but I really liked "Terriers."
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Post by wlu_lax6 » Mon Sep 23, 2013 4:11 pm

Not sure what is streaming and what is physical discs but

Homeland
Trailer Park Boys (if you are feeling Canadian)
Extras (if you like Ricky Gervais)
Boardwalk Empire
deadwood

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Post by Jerloma » Mon Sep 23, 2013 4:14 pm

brian wrote:
Jerloma wrote:
brian wrote:If you want dark comedy, I'd suggest It's Always Sunny In Philadelphia.
Saw it on TV. Love it though.


Why was Freaks and Geeks only one season? Too smart like A.D.?
Yeah, Freaks and Geeks is great. It was definitely too smart for network TV, but it was a hard show to categorize too. It was hour-long, but was more like a sitcom than a drama. Hard show to pigeonhole.
Holy shit with this cast. I had no idea.

wlu...there are no HBO or Showtime shows on NF streaming.
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Post by govmentchedda » Mon Sep 23, 2013 4:28 pm

Terriers
Terriers
Terriers
Terriers
Freaks and Geeks
Terriers
Terriers
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Post by P.D.X. » Mon Sep 23, 2013 4:28 pm

Jerloma wrote:wlu...there are no HBO or Showtime shows on NF streaming.
What about Weeds and Californication?

Also, give Hell on Wheels a go.

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Post by Jerloma » Mon Sep 23, 2013 4:32 pm

What's this Terriers all about?

(Sitting in the fog of my inability to Google)
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Post by bfj » Mon Sep 23, 2013 5:38 pm

wlu_lax6 wrote:Not sure what is streaming and what is physical discs
Streaming is streaming. Physical discs is when you tell them what you want to watch and they send you the DVDs in the mail.
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Post by rass » Mon Sep 23, 2013 7:34 pm

Jerloma wrote:What's this Terriers all about?

(Sitting in the fog of my inability to Google)
A buddy private detective drama/dark comedy set in the modern San Diego(?) area. Great acting and chemistry from the leads. A really solid season long story. I wasn't the only one on the Swamp who loved the show.
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Post by govmentchedda » Mon Sep 23, 2013 9:42 pm

With apologies to Mad Men and Breaking Bad, I would probably have to say that the one season of Terriers is my favorite season of TV ever. It's just so good from start to finish. Rass summed it up accurately.
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Post by Giff » Tue Sep 24, 2013 2:19 pm

Terriers was awesome. It was one of my favorite seasons ever too, but that was before I binged on Breaking Bad. I may give it another shot.
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Post by devilfluff » Wed Sep 25, 2013 5:27 pm

AB_skin_test wrote:Longmire also got some love from a critic I usually like. I'd have to dig that up to remember who it was though.
I really like Longmire. I don't watch much non-SciFi or car-related TV, so that may or may not be useful to you.

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Post by Rush2112 » Thu Sep 26, 2013 12:03 am

Watched Life on Mars over the weekend, loved it.
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Post by govmentchedda » Thu Sep 26, 2013 7:58 am

Watched the pilot for Orange is the New Black last night. Lost of prison titties. I enjoyed it.
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Post by Jerloma » Thu Sep 26, 2013 9:15 am

govmentchedda wrote:Watched the pilot for Orange is the New Black last night. Lost of prison titties. I enjoyed it.
Yeah, that totally wanes going forward.
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Post by govmentchedda » Thu Sep 26, 2013 3:19 pm

Say it ain't so! Homeland did the same fucking thing.
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Post by Jerloma » Thu Sep 26, 2013 3:43 pm

govmentchedda wrote:Say it ain't so! Homeland did the same fucking thing.
I know. With Mrs. Brody's ass, right?
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Post by govmentchedda » Thu Sep 26, 2013 8:42 pm

Mrs. Brody's tits were shown at one point, and so were one of some Mideast prince's harem girls that Carrie had working for her. Then, nothing.
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Post by howard » Wed Dec 11, 2013 1:05 pm

I finally got around to this. Watched the movie, then started from season one. I love this shit. Two questions:

1) Does Julian ever spill his drink?
2) I have a shirt that is very much like one of Ricky's. What does this say abut me?
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Post by Jerloma » Wed Dec 11, 2013 1:26 pm

govmentchedda wrote:With apologies to Mad Men and Breaking Bad, I would probably have to say that the one season of Terriers is my favorite season of TV ever. It's just so good from start to finish. Rass summed it up accurately.
I'm on this now. Episode 9 I think. I thought at first that the whole season was going to be about Ted from Breaking Bad. Weird how that lasted like 5 episodes and then every other crime part gets resolved in one. Still enjoying it though.

I also watched S1 of American Horror Story. Ended a little weird but it's worth watching. S2 was just released so I'll watch that after Terriers.
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howard wrote:I finally got around to this. Watched the movie, then started from season one. I love this shit. Two questions:

1) Does Julian ever spill his drink?
2) I have a shirt that is very much like one of Ricky's. What does this say abut me?
1. No the drink is never spilled by Julian. Watch Closer to the Heart...fantastic episode and not just because I'm a Rush fan.
2. Well just says your no rocket appliance, know what I'm sayin'?
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Post by howard » Thu Dec 12, 2013 4:09 pm

Uh, Randy doesn't wear shirts, Mr. Lifeson. That's just the way it is.
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Post by Rush2112 » Thu Dec 12, 2013 10:38 pm

I have no idea why TPB hasn't been broadcast anywhere in the US except the DirectTV channel. Most people I've introduced it to have loved it.
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Post by Tom 1860 » Fri Dec 13, 2013 6:09 am

In the UK we get a different version of Netflix and it does not have 'Terriers' for some reason... £5.99 a month is amazing value though

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Post by howard » Sat Dec 14, 2013 1:31 am

One more question, Rush.

Are bottles in Nova Scotia particularly thin? Or is auto glass up there particularly tough?


Rush2112 wrote:
howard wrote:I finally got around to this. Watched the movie, then started from season one. I love this shit. Two questions:

1) Does Julian ever spill his drink?
2) I have a shirt that is very much like one of Ricky's. What does this say abut me?
1. No the drink is never spilled by Julian. Watch Closer to the Heart...fantastic episode and not just because I'm a Rush fan.
2. Well just says your no rocket appliance, know what I'm sayin'?
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Post by Rush2112 » Sat Dec 14, 2013 5:12 pm

howard wrote:One more question, Rush.

Are bottles in Nova Scotia particularly thin? Or is auto glass up there particularly tough?
Bottle kids throw so hard the bottles actually break up due to the wind resistance.
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Post by Tom 1860 » Sun Dec 15, 2013 6:44 am

Rush2112 wrote:Watched Life on Mars over the weekend, loved it.
Is that the UK or US version? The UK version is great and John Simm is one of our best exports

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Tom 1860 wrote:
Rush2112 wrote:Watched Life on Mars over the weekend, loved it.
Is that the UK or US version? The UK version is great and John Simm is one of our best exports
UK. Have to watch the "sequel" as well, but the name eludes me at the moment.
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Rush2112 wrote:
Tom 1860 wrote:
Rush2112 wrote:Watched Life on Mars over the weekend, loved it.
Is that the UK or US version? The UK version is great and John Simm is one of our best exports
UK. Have to watch the "sequel" as well, but the name eludes me at the moment.


If you mean series two, then those 6 episodes are great.

If you mean 'Ashes to ashes' ? I didn't like it as much because there is a female lead and the banter between to Sam and Gene was better viewing.

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Post by wlu_lax6 » Mon Dec 16, 2013 6:29 am

Okay, so not available on Netflix, but rather Amazon Prime. Alphas. The comedy with John Goodman about 4 Republican congressman roommates. It is written by Gary Trudeau. 7 Episodes so far I am enjoying it. Haley Joel Osment, Wanda Sykes, Bill Murray all make appearances.

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Post by A_B » Mon Dec 16, 2013 8:54 am

I'm trying to justify Amazon Prime and dropping Hulu and Netflix. Now that I have Directv, I can record and/or on demand most of the shows I like to watch, so Hulu loses its luster.
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Post by govmentchedda » Mon Dec 16, 2013 9:16 am

Free 2 day shipping on Amazon prime is fantastic.
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Post by A_B » Mon Dec 16, 2013 9:25 am

govmentchedda wrote:Free 2 day shipping on Amazon prime is fantastic.
Yeah. $75 for content and free shipping.
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Post by rass » Mon Dec 16, 2013 9:28 am

We got it on a discount last year when we bought a Kindle. Definitely worth the full price whenever the renewal comes up.
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Post by Shirley » Mon Dec 16, 2013 10:18 am

AB_skin_test wrote:I'm trying to justify Amazon Prime and dropping Hulu and Netflix. Now that I have Directv, I can record and/or on demand most of the shows I like to watch, so Hulu loses its luster.
I dropped Netflix because about 90% of its content is also on Prime. And I'm not giving up free two-day shipping for anyone.
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