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Postby Seraphan » 04 Dec 2008 14:25

I stoped watching Heroes a long time ago, especially once i found out it had ripped of most ideas from the Hunter-Seeker comic book.
Mostly i just watch Ghost in the Shell, re-see Titus, and watch chronicles of sarah conner.
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Postby Drunken Idaho » 04 Dec 2008 16:48

Baraka Bryan wrote:
planning to watch on dvd eventually:
lost
sarah connor chronicles


Ahh Lost... When the first season aired, I was sure it was the best television I've ever seen. Season two was pretty cool aswell, but season three was lame as shit, and season four was pointless.

Here's a summary of what season four was:

"We've got to get to that boat!"
"Let's not go to the boat!"
"Let's go to the boat!"
"Let's go back to the island!"
"Back to the island!"
"Where's Sayid?"
"He's on the boat!"
"Where's the boat?"
"It's on the island!"
"Desmond's wierd!"
"Back to the boat!"


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Postby Mandy » 04 Dec 2008 19:12

Do not talk shit about Desmond! :x

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Postby Hunchback Jack » 04 Dec 2008 19:16

Drunken Idaho wrote:What if they're allergic to vegemite? :P


No Australian is allergic to Vegemite. We become addicted in utero.

Oh, and I watch House religiously (to stay on topic).

Will probably give the next season of "24" a few episodes to see if it's worth the wait.

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Postby SimonH » 04 Dec 2008 19:24

Hunchback Jack wrote:
Drunken Idaho wrote:What if they're allergic to vegemite? :P


No Australian is allergic to Vegemite. We become addicted in utero.

HBJ


I agree. Being allergic to Vegemite would be like being allergic to Beer. This is because Vegemite is made from the dregs of the beer vat. To be allergic to be beer is surely un-Australian. :P

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Postby Mr. Teg » 05 Dec 2008 00:25

Hunchback Jack wrote:
Drunken Idaho wrote:What if they're allergic to vegemite? :P


No Australian is allergic to Vegemite. We become addicted in utero.



Eat marmite :D
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Re: What are you watching?

Postby JustSomeGuy » 16 Aug 2011 03:13

Pretty much anything. These are some shows that come to mind:

The Daily Show/Colbert Report
Wilfred
The McLaughlin Group
American Dad
Futurama

A clip from Futurama:
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Re: What are you watching?

Postby Drunken Idaho » 11 Dec 2011 01:41

New favourite TV show:

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"Boss"

Kelsey Grammer plays fictional Chicago mayor Tom Kane. It's all about the corruption that goes on and he's a real bastard in it. I won't give too much away. The first season (8 episodes) just finished, and I love it to death. Beautifully shot, well-written, plus that blonde third from the top of that image gets quite nude consistently throughout. The actress also happens to be from the city I live in.

Think Sopranos meets The West Wing.
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Re: What are you watching?

Postby SandChigger » 11 Dec 2011 08:19

Who's the actress in the middle again?

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Postby Hunchback Jack » 11 Dec 2011 16:32

Yeah, I caught the first episode (it was free on comcast on-demand for a while) and it looked great, but I'm too cheap to get HBO or Starz or whatever premium channel it's on.

Was it picked up for a second season?

Edited to add: Chig: Connie Nielsen

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Postby Robspierre » 11 Dec 2011 16:59

HBJ, The Pirate Bay has all the episodes....


Lessee, been watching:

Gossip Girl Season 5
The Walking Dead Season 2
Revenge
Blue Mountain State Season 3
One Tree Hill Seasons 3 & 4
Noir
Arcadia of My Youth
The SpaceBattleship Yamato animated movies
Season of the Witch
Two Girls and a Guy
The Drum
All three Flash Gordon serials
Sweet Karma

I picked up BSG on Blu Ray dirt cheap, going to watch them over again during the break.

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Postby SadisticCynic » 11 Dec 2011 17:41

Season of the Witch sucked.
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Postby Freakzilla » 11 Dec 2011 19:08

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Postby JustSomeGuy » 11 Dec 2011 23:38

Boardwalk Empire

It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia
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Postby Serkanner » 12 Dec 2011 08:12

Last round of the London Chess classic on my day off:

http://www.livestream.com/LondonChessClassic
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Postby Nietzsche's mustache » 12 Dec 2011 08:17

Boardwalk Empire: best series I've seen since The Wire.
Boss is quite good. I really enjoyed the season finale's end credits music. (Beethoven's Moonlight sonata, but with modern instruments and kinda distorted)
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Postby DuneFishUK » 12 Dec 2011 10:44

Black Mirror.

Absolutely brilliant so far. Three (two shown so far) satires about the internet/media/etc. The first ep is great, the second is Brave New World for people with Xbox Live :P

Funny, brilliantly observed, beautifully made and acted - highly recommended.

http://www.channel4.com/programmes/black-mirror/4od (International friends: check the usual places :wink: )

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Postby D Pope » 12 Dec 2011 22:05


I just found this, can't remember if it's been here before.
Is it me or does Brian all but spill the beans at 1:47?
(after that, you're on your own)
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Re: What are you watching?

Postby Omphalos » 13 Dec 2011 01:09

Everything BH ever wrote was with a collaborator, save for his Truly Tasteless Insurance Jokes book, and even that one he had to run by daddy, so he could be referring to anyone.

He aid that was with an author he never published with.

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Postby SandChigger » 13 Dec 2011 11:48

Does he say "a writer that I've never published with" or "a writer that I'd never published with"?

The second could be consistent with the writer being KJA. ;)

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Postby Freakzilla » 22 Dec 2011 02:21

Just watched Enter the Dragon with my 7-y-o and he agrees: Jackie Chan ain't got NOTHING on Bruce Lee.
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Postby Freakzilla » 22 Dec 2011 02:52

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Postby DuneFishUK » 04 Sep 2012 16:58

Touch of Cloth - Brilliant spoof of the current wave of British crime drama. Definitely worth a download. :)


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Postby Lawliet » 04 Sep 2012 20:53

Breaking Bad is definitely one of the best tv shows of all time. If you haven´t watch it yet, get on that!

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Re: What are you watching?

Postby Visigoth » 05 Sep 2012 22:08

I'm watching Clinton.
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