I'm in a show hole, need suggestions

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  1. KellySyracuse

    KellySyracuse All Conference

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    I have Netflix and HBO Go and have already run through
    VEEP
    Friday Night Lights
    The West Wing
    Downton Abbey
    Mad Men
    6 Feet Under
    Sopranos
    s e x and the City

    I'm looking for suggestions during the holidays - either movies or TV series and why you think it's worth watching. Please help :)
     
  2. Toga

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    I assume you have done Breaking Bad already.
     
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    Jessica Jones is killer.
     
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    CuseTroop Straight Up Good Looking

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    Sherlock
     
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    OburgOrange All American

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    Walking Dead
    A&E app

    House of Cards
     
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    Amazon Prime - Justified
    FX Now - Fargo
     
  7. KellySyracuse

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    I only got to the episode where they tried to melt the guy in the bath tub in the first season. I know, I know, I should continue it. Maybe start from the beginning again? I think I might need something a little lighter tho right now.

    thanks, will consider this one
     
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    hmm, I'm intrigued - another great suggestion

    Storyline
    Ever since her short-lived stint as a superhero ended in tragedy, Jessica Jones has been rebuilding her personal life and career as a hot-tempered, sardonic private detective in Hell's Kitchen, New York City. Plagued by self-loathing and a wicked case of PTSD, Jessica battles demons from within and without, using her extraordinary abilities as an unlikely champion for those in need... especially if they're willing to cut her a check
     
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    shoot, I kinda liked the show Elementary and have read better things about this. thank you, another great suggestion
     
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    House of Cards YES. Walking Dead, yeah that's not my bag. I'm not into the zombies or vampires thing, they give me nightmares. thanks, HoC with Kevin Spacey and politics. That moved right up to the top of the queue
     
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    I don't have Prime, they screwed me on The West Wing when I was right in the middle of the 4th season which is how I ended up with Netflix. Fargo however my brother tells me he watches and is good, with Ted Danson. another good one on the list
     
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    and thank you everyone for responding. I've been sitting here bored out of my mind but my mind is fried from work so I couldn't think of any show to get into. I need something where I can escape for a few hours, these are all great suggestions.
     
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    Wait - should I take that list to mean you haven't watched The Wire?

    Go start The Wire. Don't come back until you've finished all five seasons. This, I command.
     
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    If you choose to give Amazon Prime another chance: Vikings. Fairly historically accurate, fascinating tidbits on Norse shipbuilding technology and military tactics, and terrific cast. Not to mention tons of battle / action scenes.
     
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    no, only a few episodes way back in the day when the first season was on HBO. I knew someone would say The Wire, reminds me of that Family episode. okay, okay, that's where I'll start.
     
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    It is the GREATEST SHOW IN HISTORY and don't let Ragman2000 tell you otherwise.
     
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    I'm also looking for a show

    I don't watch shows but I did watch breaking bad and it was great

    Any suggestions?? Haven't seen anything else. Hear house of cards is good
     
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    this review sounds great, this show is definitely in my wheelhouse. May have to reconsider Prime. thanks!

    The show basically revolves around one Norse clan. Travis Fimmel plays Ragnar, who in the early episodes is constructed as a family man who yearns to break free from the oppression of his tribe's leader (Gabriel Byrne as Earl Haraldson). Setting on his own course, he recruits a small band of brothers to attempt a victorious raid to the west in defiance of the Earl's express wishes. There will be numerous repercussions to this decision as the various parties jostle for power and any grasp on true leadership is tenuous at best.
     
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    Must...resist...bait...gaaaaaaaaaaah.

    The Wire is overrated. Breaking Bad is the most perfect art ever to grace your television and is the best show during the golden age of amazing TV we are experiencing right now. Anyone who disagrees with me is offically a giant poopoo head, pardon my french, no exceptions. Especially you jekelish
     
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    I will fight you.
     
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