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Topic # 173616 29-May-2015 13:39
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My wife and I are running out of TV shows to watch. Based on what we like below can anyone recommend any others we could try? Especially long running shows we can get into


Really like:
 - Breaking bad, better call saul
 - Downton Abbey (wife is English)
 - Masters of s3x
 - Manhatten
 - Big Bang Theory
 - Suits

Liked
 - Star trek tng/voyager/etc (not tos)
 - Orange is the new black
 - Friends (mostly for retro aspect)
 - Simpsons (bit bland)
 - Mad Men (wife)
 - Game of Thrones (wife)
 - How I met your mother
 - The newsroom

Don't like
 - Most detective shows (CSI)
 - Sherlock (smug bugger)
 - American politics
 - Anything superhero or comic based
 - Anything that's mostly action
 - Reality TV
 - Top gear
 - QI


I know I've forgotten heaps, I'll edit this as people suggest stuff we've already watched!

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  Reply # 1314118 29-May-2015 13:46
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Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt - very funny - gets better and better as the episodes go on.




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  Reply # 1314121 29-May-2015 13:46
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Step Dave

 
 
 
 


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  Reply # 1314122 29-May-2015 13:46
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Have you tried Agents of Shield.  It is a really good Marvel spin off. 




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  Reply # 1314124 29-May-2015 13:47
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Fargo and True Detective





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  Reply # 1314125 29-May-2015 13:47
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And Agent Carter which is another Marvel spin off, not quite as good as Agents of Shield but it was really good for me and the wife to watch together.




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  Reply # 1314126 29-May-2015 13:51
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Orphan Black keeps getting better and better.

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  Reply # 1314128 29-May-2015 13:56
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Justified is great, if you like Suits you will like Justified. Bit more violent than Suits but very similar sort of humour.

Also, Entourage is pretty funny. Plus for the inner geek Silicon Valley is brilliant.

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  Reply # 1314134 29-May-2015 14:02
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The Mindy Project - comedy. Good for guys and gals.It's on Hulu and Netflix

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  Reply # 1314143 29-May-2015 14:22
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The Wire, outstanding show about the city of Baltimore and different aspects of it interacting with the police; drugs, shipping, government, school and News media for the five seasons.

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  Reply # 1314163 29-May-2015 14:58
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Rake (the Australian version). Great stuff

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  Reply # 1314181 29-May-2015 15:20
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Here's some we watched and enjoy, along with the services we watched them on (just in case you need help finding them) :-

Friday Night Lights (Netflix, Lightbox)
True Love (HBO Now)
Life's Too Short (HBO Now)
Derek (Netflix)
True Detective (HBO Now)
Vikings (Netflix, Hulu, Lightbox)
Moone Boy (Hulu, Lightbox)
Parenthood (Hulu)
Better Call Saul (Netflix, Lightbox)
Modern Family (Hulu)
Nashville (Hulu)
Empire (Hulu)
Boston Legal (Lightbox)
The Goldbergs (Hulu)
The Almighty Johnsons (Netflix)

You say you don't like American politics, but as you also have The Newsroom listed (which I find very political), I'll also suggest

House of Cards (Netflix, Lightbox)
The West Wing (Netflix... I think; was a while since we watched it)

Also we've not revisited it to see if it still appeals, but we used to watch Weeds (Netflix) when it was first on TV. As it's from the person who wrote OITNB, it may also be worth checking out.

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  Reply # 1314188 29-May-2015 15:30
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Poll: The Wire, outstanding show about the city of Baltimore and different aspects of it interacting with the police; drugs, shipping, government, school and News media for the five seasons.


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  Reply # 1314190 29-May-2015 15:31
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I forgot to say The Walking Dead! 

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  Reply # 1314216 29-May-2015 16:00
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The first four seasons of The West Wing are truly glorious if you like great dialogue.

Personally I am an NCIS fan and there is an awful lot of that to watch.

I agree with Agent Carter, etc, but you have said you don't like the comic book based shows.

Person of Interest is another awesome show. There are three seasons so far and it is looking like there will be a shortened 4th season to finish up the story.





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  Reply # 1314217 29-May-2015 16:03
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Longmire.
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Person of Interest





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