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What TV show should I watch next?

  1. 24 (2 votes [8.70%])

    Percentage of vote: 8.70%

  2. Dexter (2 votes [8.70%])

    Percentage of vote: 8.70%

  3. Game of Thrones (2 votes [8.70%])

    Percentage of vote: 8.70%

  4. Mad Men (1 votes [4.35%])

    Percentage of vote: 4.35%

  5. Sons of Anarchy (1 votes [4.35%])

    Percentage of vote: 4.35%

  6. The Shield (1 votes [4.35%])

    Percentage of vote: 4.35%

  7. The Wire (11 votes [47.83%])

    Percentage of vote: 47.83%

  8. Other (3 votes [13.04%])

    Percentage of vote: 13.04%

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#41 David_Sklansky

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Posted 08 November 2013 - 03:44 PM

Exactly. If you are going to give me crime porn, I want legit scumbags, not Dexter and the rainbow coalition on Harleys.
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Posted 08 November 2013 - 03:46 PM

My same issue with Dexter. IF I'm going to devote my attention to a show about a serial killer, I want him doing ****ed up serial crime, not a whinging exploration of his conflicts, while stuffing the show with a bunch of boring filler.
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Posted 08 November 2013 - 03:47 PM

Church.
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Posted 08 November 2013 - 03:56 PM

I know it's confusing. SOA gives you everything you say you want, and you don't know what to do with it.

Just relax and let Ron Perlman take care of you.
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Posted 09 November 2013 - 11:23 AM

View PostBigDMcGee, on 08 November 2013 - 03:42 PM, said:

Yeah, that's my issue with the show. It's too busy being a Hamlet inspired biker gang with a heart of gold. If I'm watching a show glorifying the lifestyle of bikers, I want it to be Oz 2.0.

God I loved Oz. They just don't make many good shows like that anymore.

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Posted 09 November 2013 - 12:51 PM

I watched the pilot of Justified this morning. I'm so high though that I don't think I really understood what happened. Basically, Shane from the Shield is a less energetic version of Trevor from GTA5, and Bullock is Bullock, but without the charisma and a lot more quickdraw contests. I'm compelled to watch another anyway. I loved Shane, I loved Trevor, and Bullock was fine in small doses. I feel like if he keeps shooting people at this clip, it could work indefinitely.
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Posted 11 November 2013 - 09:31 PM

The overall feel and structure of Justified seems like a less fun Burn Notice to me. I'm still watching it, but mostly because I have the flu and don't feel like doing much else.
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Posted 11 November 2013 - 09:53 PM

justified is a great show. respect the hat.
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Posted 11 November 2013 - 09:55 PM

I like how he is always in trouble for killing so many people. He may be a loose cannon, but damn it, he gets results.
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Posted 11 November 2013 - 09:56 PM

if he doesnt shoot someone during an episode i get upset.
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Posted 11 November 2013 - 10:03 PM

plus, his body is ridiculous.

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Posted 11 November 2013 - 10:07 PM

No one is doubting Olyphant's sexiness.
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Posted 11 November 2013 - 10:16 PM

if i looked like that wit my shirt off i dont know how often i'd actually wear a shirt.
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Posted 11 November 2013 - 10:22 PM

I don't look like that and I already almost never have a shirt on. Gotta show off the tribals.
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Posted 12 November 2013 - 12:52 AM

View PostSuitedAces21, on 11 November 2013 - 09:56 PM, said:

if he doesnt shoot someone during an episode i get upset.

Me too, except replace "shoot" with "bang" and "someone" with "super hot rando slutbag."

View PostDavid_Sklansky, on 11 November 2013 - 09:31 PM, said:

The overall feel and structure of Justified seems like a less fun Burn Notice to me. I'm still watching it, but mostly because I have the flu and don't feel like doing much else.

Episodes 2-6 are among the weakest of the series. I still think they're good, but the show is still finding is footing, acting as a "monster of the week" type show, as yet unsure of its overarching direction.

One of the things I really like about the show is how it judiciously uses its cast. Tim Gutterson (Jacob Pitts) is a great character, and I'm sure everyone who watches the show thinks he's a great character. But the writers do a good job of not using him so much that we get sick of him, which pays off every time we see him. We get more Art (Nick Searcy), but he's still not overexposed.

The show really picks up once Boyd Crowder gets out of jail. His character is completely rebooted. He goes from a Nazi shithead that nobody can sympathize with, to a completely different anti-hero that I find myself rooting for almost as much as Raylan Givens. He turns into one of the most interesting characters on television, a man whose vocabulary and unique sense of style belie his backwoods KKKomando origins. Walton Goggins should be nominated for best supporting actor every single year. He's that good.

Also "Decoy" from Season 4 is on the shortlist of best television episodes of all time. A review I read of the show led with the tag, "You might not see a major motion picture this year more well-plotted and tense than this week's Justified," and that's probably the best encapsulation of the beauty of the episode. Hollywood could add 30 minutes of set up and a 10 minute epilogue, and this episode would legitimately feel at home in theaters as a solid budget action flick. That 45 minutes has amazing dialog, explosions, torture, and never feels forced or over the top.

Anyway, stick with it. I have good taste in everything, and once you get to episodes 7, 8, 9 and change, I imagine you'll be invested enough in story and plot to get invested in characters, which means the rest of the show is a lock to be entertaining. Especially once Wynn Duffy (Jere Burns) shows up.

I also have flulike symptoms so I'm going to watch three episodes of Justified and then some other stuff.

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I'm watchingJustified, Season 1, Episode 8 "Blowback."

It's basically a bottle episode, as most of the episode takes place in the Marshals' Office when a prisoner (fighting a transfer to a Supermax) keisters a shiv and takes a guard hostage, and Raylan finds himself hostage negotiator, while at the same time ADA David Vasquez is in the building in order to interview Raylan about some of his on duty shootings. W. Earl Brown (who plays Dan Dority in Deadwood) plays the prisoner, and he's awesome. The brother of the guy who plays Morgan on Chuck plays David Vasquez. Most of the episode is dialog between two of the (like 35) great actors in Deadwood. Also, this is the first episode in which Jere Burns shows up.

At the end, Boyd gets out of jail. "I must leave you now, Raylan, to be restored to the bosom of my family. I will continue to pray that, someday, I might bring you a modicum of peace." And then he does this open-arms run-trot that is 100% Walton Goggins awesome


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EDIT2:

Oh my God, I have never been more surprised by anything than this:

W. Earl Brown, the guy who plays Dan in Deadwood plays, get this, WARREN in Something About Mary, that retard guy who doesn't like when people touch his headphones and who likes his baseball and does other weird retard stuff. ABSOLUTE WOW!!

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Posted 12 November 2013 - 03:38 AM

I watched the pilot of Justified and thought it was very good but decided to stick with the wire. I'm on ep 7 I think and its starting to feel more promising.

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Posted 12 November 2013 - 09:59 AM

@Nick

Yeah, that's exactly what's cheesy about and exactly the part of the series I'm on.
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Posted 12 November 2013 - 12:43 PM

View PostGovernator, on 12 November 2013 - 03:38 AM, said:

I watched the pilot of Justified and thought it was very good but decided to stick with the wire. I'm on ep 7 I think and its starting to feel more promising.

The wire is great, but its not until the final episode of the first season do you really understand what the shows about.
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Posted 12 November 2013 - 01:10 PM


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Posted 12 November 2013 - 02:03 PM

Have you seen my wiener?
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