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Re: favourite T.V series list of all time
« Reply #75 on: November 22, 2015, 08:54:52 PM »
I've had several over time. 

My current one is "Fargo", which probably means I need a shrink.   :scared:

That's what I've been watching too...
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Re: favourite T.V series list of all time
« Reply #76 on: November 23, 2015, 04:07:47 AM »
These are the favorite series I have on DVD.

As Time Goes By (U.K.) (Dame Judi Densch)
C.S.I. (original: Gil Grissom era)
Crime Story (hyperstylized, fun cop show: terrific casting)
Deadwood (Al Swearengen for President!!!)
The Equalizer (Edward Woodward, Robert Lansing. Best cast of that era.)
HELL ON WHEELS (ONGOING): (Taming Wild West railroad men...and women.)
Hill Street Blues (What's not to like about roll call? And be careful out there!)
Homicide: Life on the Street (Ned Beatty. Ned freaking Beatty. On TV!!!)
Hustle (U.K.) (Robert Vaughan crime capers)
Justified (Dutch Leonard done to perfection: an absolute gem!)
La Femme Nakita [and, later, Nikita] (When looking at guns is not enough....)
Las Vegas (James Caan)
Leverage (Tim Hutton stars in a slick, funny rob-the-crooks caper series)
Miami Vice (It's the cars and wardrobe, ya know. And the music.)
M.I.-5 (U.K.) (The Brits' counterspies and MUSLIM ENEMIES THEY FACE.)
Murder One (second-best TV theme ever.)
Nero Wolfe (Tim Hutton terrific as Archie Goodwin)
NEW TRICKS (ONGOING): (U.K.) (Absolute must: older cops tackle cold cases. Terrific!)
NYPD Blue
The Sopranos (Subversively addictive. Just save money and buy the whole series.)
STRIKE BACK (ONGOING): best anti-terrorist show on world TV. Excellent!
The Wire (Another example of fine Baltimore police work...and politics.)
Wiseguy (undercover Italian-and-proud cop).

SCI-FI ON DVD

Battlestar Gallactica (remake, this time with a budget)
DR WHO (ONGOING): (Tom Baker era, new series 1-8) (The Doctor is very, very in.)
Falling Skies (Likable rebels fighting alien invaders. Noah Wyle likably stars.
Firefly (westerns and sci-fi, with a whole lotta heart and soul)
Max Headroom (When the news media is the enemy, a computer-generated hero emerges!)
Stargate (Get your ninth chevron while it's hot....)
Stargate SG-1 (more, some even better)
Stargate Universe (best sci-fi premise of this overall group)
Star Trek Deep Space Nine (Alien regulars outshine the humans: Odo and Kira, anyone?)
Star Trek Voyager (The Mr. Natural of outer space: Just passin' through....)
Torchwood (U.K.) (Weevil, weevil rock you....)

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Re: favourite T.V series list of all time
« Reply #77 on: December 08, 2015, 11:28:29 AM »
That's what I've been watching too...

Did you watch Fargo last night?   :scared:

It was so darn good.  Best shootout I've seen since I don't know when.  I think next week is the finale.  I'll be so bummed until the next series starts. 
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Re: favourite T.V series list of all time
« Reply #78 on: December 09, 2015, 01:53:26 AM »
Did you watch Fargo last night?   :scared:

It was so darn good.  Best shootout I've seen since I don't know when.  I think next week is the finale.  I'll be so bummed until the next series starts.

I didn't know there was a series based-on Fargo.  That's weird in a good way, I guess. 

So was Sergeant Preston Of The RCMP, featuring (Yukon) King:





Lotsa excellent dogsled-action, with detective-work thrown-in...  The only thing that kept the series from being superbly-great was the reliance on too many studio-shots.  The bulk of the shows were people standing-around talking in log-cabins, trading-posts, wigwams, taverns, etc.

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Re: favourite T.V series list of all time
« Reply #79 on: December 09, 2015, 02:21:21 AM »
Did you watch Fargo last night?   :scared:

It was so darn good.  Best shootout I've seen since I don't know when.  I think next week is the finale.  I'll be so bummed until the next series starts.

No, I'm on the road, but I can't wait to check it out.  I have to catch up on the last 2 episodes I think...  I really like Jeffrey Donovan too being a big Burn Notice fan..
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Re: favourite T.V series list of all time
« Reply #80 on: January 02, 2016, 11:01:12 PM »
As a child I loved Captain Kangaroo before school and Sally Star after school (Philly shows). 
As a teenager I loved Big Valley, The Iron Horse, Soul Train and Laugh In. 
As an adult I loved West Wing, HBO's Band of Brothers, and the History Channel's Biography.

These days I grow increasingly uncomfortable with watching violence.  Most of the shows on regular television are way too violent and negative for me.  I spend less time watching TV and more time working on my family tree on AncestryDOTcom,   hanging out in Christian bible study forums and political forums.

Our computer is in our living room.  I can hang out on the computer and still be in the same room as Hubby while he watches his motorcycle/car shows.  It works for us.

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Re: favourite T.V series list of all time
« Reply #81 on: January 03, 2016, 05:00:11 AM »
As a child I loved Captain Kangaroo before school and Sally Star after school (Philly shows). 
As a teenager I loved Big Valley, The Iron Horse, Soul Train and Laugh In. 
As an adult I loved West Wing, HBO's Band of Brothers, and the History Channel's Biography.

These days I grow increasingly uncomfortable with watching violence.  Most of the shows on regular television are way too violent and negative for me.  I spend less time watching TV and more time working on my family tree on AncestryDOTcom,   hanging out in Christian bible study forums and political forums.

Our computer is in our living room.  I can hang out on the computer and still be in the same room as Hubby while he watches his motorcycle/car shows.  It works for us.
Same here. I'm at the point where, the only thing I watch on TV anymore is cartoons.
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Re: favourite T.V series list of all time
« Reply #82 on: January 03, 2016, 09:06:53 AM »
I think my most favorite series in recent times has been "Doc Martin".

It's an English comedy about a doctor who has a personality problem. 

Second is easily "Fargo" and third is "Tyrant". 

A couple of other fun ones has been "Devious Maids" and "Mike & Molly".

It's all their different types of characters that make them fun, and IMO, the writers are good too.



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Re: favourite T.V series list of all time
« Reply #83 on: January 07, 2016, 08:25:07 AM »
I think my most favorite series in recent times has been "Doc Martin".

It's an English comedy about a doctor who has a personality problem. 

Second is easily "Fargo" and third is "Tyrant". 

A couple of other fun ones has been "Devious Maids" and "Mike & Molly".

It's all their different types of characters that make them fun, and IMO, the writers are good too.

Have you sampled this comedy/drama? LOVEJOY, with Ian McShane before his role in DEADWOOD. It's a massively-talented romp among crooked antiques dealers, with often-hilarious results. It'll grow on you.


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Re: favourite T.V series list of all time
« Reply #84 on: January 07, 2016, 08:55:15 AM »
Have you sampled this comedy/drama? LOVEJOY, with Ian McShane before his role in DEADWOOD. It's a massively-talented romp among crooked antiques dealers, with often-hilarious results. It'll grow on you.

No, I have not heard of it. 

Youtube isn't coming up for me at the moment, I probably need to update something, but thanks, I will check it out.
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Re: favourite T.V series list of all time
« Reply #85 on: April 30, 2016, 01:52:10 PM »
In british show "Good night sweetheart" 1993-99. The man, Garry, travels from 1990s London to the "Blitz" London of 1940-45 and back. During six seasons he performs in 1940s and mention many songs, he clam as his own creation.
I was looking on the web for the list of songs Garry "wrote" and brought to 1940s. Couldn't find one... So, maybe I would be the first one, who collected all Garry's achievments. :)
Here all (I hope) songs that was mentioned in this series. Maybe it will be fun for people who like this series, to remember the episods, looking through the list
To watch series on the web:  http://watchseries.ag/serie/goodnight_sweetheart

1 season.

Episode one. "Rites of Passage"
1.This is the song - Elton John
2. My way - Frank Sinatra

Episode two. "Fools Rush In"
1. On the street where you lived -My fair lady

Episode three. "Is Your Journey Really Necessary?"
1. Imagine - John Lennon
2. Yesterday - The Beatles

Episod six. "In the Mood"
1. Tonight, tonight woun't be just any night - West side story

2 season

Episode one. "Don't Get Around Much Anymore"
1. I'd like to teach the world to sing - New seekers
2. Get me to the chirch on time - My fair lady

Episode two. "I Got It Bad and That Ain't Good"
1. Satisfaction - The Rolling stones
2. If you leave me now - Chicago

Episode six. "As You Wave Me Goodbye"
1. Up on the roof - The Drifters

Episode seven. "Would You Like to Swing on a Star"
1. All the way - Frank Sinatra

Episode eight. "Nice Work If You Can Get It"
1. Yesterday - The Beatles
2. Lady in red - Chris de Burg
3. With a little help from my friend - The Beatles
4. I am the walrus - The Beatles

Episode nine. "Let Yourself Go"
1. Here, there and everywhere - The Beatles

3 season

Episode one. "Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea"
1. All my loving - The Beatles

Episode three. "One O'Clock Jump"
1. Delilah - Tom Jones

Episode five. "Change Partners"
1. The times they are a-changing - Bob Dilan

Episode six. "Goodnight Children Everywhere"
1. When I'm sixtie four - The Beatles
2. Great balls of fire - Jerry Lee Lewis
3. Strawberry fields forever - The Beatles
4. Walking on the moon - non existing song, Garry cliamed to himself, after mentioning "It's small step for the man and giant step for mankind" as words from this song.

Episode ten. "The Yanks Are Coming"
1. I heard it through the grapevine - Marvin Gaye

4 season

Episode one. "You're Driving Me Crazy"
1. Take a walk on the wild side - Lou Reed

Episode five. "The Leaving of Liverpool"
1. Long Tall Sally - Little Richard
2. Panny lane - The Beatles
3. Magical Misteru Tour - The Beatles

Episode six. "How Long Has This Been Going On"
1. You've got a friend - Carole King

Episode eight. "Come Fly with Me"
1. Love me do - The Beatles
2. Michelle - The Beatles

Episode nine. "Heartaches"
1. We only just began - The Carpenters

5 season

Episode two. "London Pride"
1. On the street where you live - My fair lady
2. Heaven knows I'm miserable now - Smiths
3. I am a loser - The Beatles

Episode four. "Mairzy Doats"
1. Hit me with your rhythm stick - Ian Dury & Blockheads. (This one do not "written" by Gary. Ron trying to order this song in restaurant while in 40s.)

Episode eight. "Have You Ever Seen a Dream WalkingL
1. Two little boys - Written in 1902, but Garry still caim it to himself. let it pass, cos' this happend in his dream. Song became popular in 1967, sung by Rolf Harris, who comes alive in Garry's dream.

Episode ten. "My Heart Belongs to Daddy"
1. Yelloow submarine - The Beatles
2. One kiss. Also from the future, not so distant, written in 1946

6 season

Episode one. "Mine's a Double"
1. Yesterday - The Beatles. (Mentioned for the third time in series)
2. Anarchy in UK - Sex Pistols ("written by Evil Gary)
3. Smack my bitch up - Prodigy (also by Evil Gary)

Episode two. "All About Yvonne"
1. You are the one that I want - from "Grees"

Episode three. "California Dreamin'"
1. California dreaming -Mamas and Papas

Episode four. "Grief Encounter"
1. I just called to say I love you - Steve Wonder
2. Bohemian rhapsody - Queen

Episode seven. "How I Won the War"
1. "Neighbours" theme - Barry Cracker

Episode ten. "Accentuate the Positive"
1. Last waltz - Engelbert Hamperdink
2. Karma Chameleon - Culture clubngs that was mentioned in this series.

1 season.

Episode one. "Rites of Passage"
1.This is the song - Elton John
2. My way - Frank Sinatra

Episode two. "Fools Rush In"
1. On the street where you lived -My fair lady

Episode three. "Is Your Journey Really Necessary?"
1. Imagine - John Lennon
2. Yesterday - The Beatles

Episod six. "In the Mood"
1. Tonight, tonight woun't be just any night - West side story

2 season

Episode one. "Don't Get Around Much Anymore"
1. I'd like to teach the world to sing - New seekers
2. Get me to the chirch on time - My fair lady

Episode two. "I Got It Bad and That Ain't Good"
1. Satisfaction - The Rolling stones
2. If you leave me now - Chicago

Episode six. "As You Wave Me Goodbye"
1. Up on the roof - The Drifters

Episode seven. "Would You Like to Swing on a Star"
1. All the way - Frank Sinatra

Episode eight. "Nice Work If You Can Get It"
1. Yesterday - The Beatles
2. Lady in red - Chris de Burg
3. With a little help from my friend - The Beatles
4. I am the walrus - The Beatles

Episode nine. "Let Yourself Go"
1. Here, there and everywhere - The Beatles

3 season

Episode one. "Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea"
1. All my loving - The Beatles

Episode three. "One O'Clock Jump"
1. Delilah - Tom Jones

Episode five. "Change Partners"
1. The times they are a-changing - Bob Dilan

Episode six. "Goodnight Children Everywhere"
1. When I'm sixtie four - The Beatles
2. Great balls of fire - Jerry Lee Lewis
3. Strawberry fields forever - The Beatles
4. Walking on the moon - non existing song, Garry cliamed to himself, after mentioning "It's small step fore the man and giant step for mankind" as words from this song.

Episode ten. "The Yanks Are Coming"
1. I heard it through the grapevine - Marvin Gaye

4 season

Episode one. "You're Driving Me Crazy"
1. Take a walk on the wild side - Lou Reed

Episode five. "The Leaving of Liverpool"
1. Long Tall Sally - Little Richard
2. Panny lane - The Beatles
3. Magical Misteru Tour - The Beatles

Episode six. "How Long Has This Been Going On"
1. You've got a friend - Carole King

Episode eight. "Come Fly with Me"
1. Love me do - The Beatles
2. Michelle - The Beatles

Episode nine. "Heartaches"
1. We only just began - The Carpenters

5 season

Episode two. "London Pride"
1. On the street where you live - My fair lady
2. Heaven knows I'm miserable now - Smiths
3. I am a loser - The Beatles

Episode four. "Mairzy Doats"
1. Hit me with your rhythm stick - Ian Dury & Blockheads. (This one do not "written" by Gary. Ron trying to order this song in restaurant while in 40s.)

Episode eight. "Have You Ever Seen a Dream WalkingL
1. Two little boys - Written in 1902, but Garry still caim it to himself. let it pass, cos' this happend in his dream. Song became popular in 1967, sung by Rolf Harris, who comes alive in Garry's dream.

Episode ten. "My Heart Belongs to Daddy"
1. Yelloow submarine - The Beatles
2. One kiss. Also from the future, not so distant, written in 1946

6 season

Episode one. "Mine's a Double"
1. Yesterday - The Beatles. (Mentioned for the third time in series)
2. Anarchy in UK - Sex Pistols ("written by Evil Gary)
3. Smack my bitch up - Prodigy (also by Evil Gary)

Episode two. "All About Yvonne"
1. You are the one that I want - from "Grees"

Episode three. "California Dreamin'"
1. California dreaming -Mamas and Papas

Episode four. "Grief Encounter"
1. I just called to say I love you - Steve Wonder
2. Bohemian rhapsody - Queen

Episode seven. "How I Won the War"
1. "Neighbours" theme - Barry Cracker

Episode ten. "Accentuate the Positive"
1. Last waltz - Engelbert Hamperdink
2. Karma Chameleon - Culture club

Read more: http://blitzandpieces.proboards.com/thread/269/songs-garry-wrote#ixzz47LAJFtS0
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