TV Shows worth checking out

A Listmania! list by Richard Mcallister "weerick" (UK)
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The Sopranos: Complete HBO Season 1 [1999] [DVD]
1.  The Sopranos: Complete HBO Season 1 [1999] [DVD] DVD ~ James Gandolfini
The list author says:
  "The finest TV show ever made, by quite some distance.  Without comparison in terms of acting, writing and direction.  Closely followed by..."
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The West Wing - Complete Seasons 1 and 2 [DVD] [2001]
2.  The West Wing - Complete Seasons 1 and 2 [DVD] [2001] DVD ~ Martin Sheen
The list author says:
  "Not just for Americans.  Intelligent, funny and gripping.  First 2 seasons still the best."
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Curb Your Enthusiasm: Complete Seasons 1-3 [DVD] [Region 1] [US Import] [NTSC]
3.  Curb Your Enthusiasm: Complete Seasons 1-3 [DVD] [Region 1] [US Import] [NTSC] DVD ~ Larry David
The list author says:
  "Most original sitcom ever made.  If you stuck The Office and Fawlty Towers in a blender, you might get this."
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Band Of Brothers - Complete HBO Series Commemorative Gift Set (6 Disc Box Set) [2001] [DVD]
4.  Band Of Brothers - Complete HBO Series Commemorative Gift Set (6 Disc Box Set) [2001] [DVD] DVD ~ Ron Livingston
The list author says:
  "The action of Saving Private Ryan, without all the sentimental crap."
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Six Feet Under : Complete HBO Season 1 [DVD]
5.  Six Feet Under : Complete HBO Season 1 [DVD] DVD ~ Alan Ball
The list author says:
  "Dark and bleak, often uncomfortable viewing.  It is top quality though, superb writing, acting and direction and you really care about them."
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Everybody Loves Raymond: Complete HBO Series 1 [DVD] [2005]
6.  Everybody Loves Raymond: Complete HBO Series 1 [DVD] [2005] DVD ~ Ray Romano
The list author says:
  "Fabulous, good natured, gentle comedy.  Consistently brilliant."
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Phoenix Nights: Series 1 and 2 [DVD]
7.  Phoenix Nights: Series 1 and 2 [DVD] DVD ~ Peter Kay
The list author says:
  "Not as accessible as The Office, but stands up to repeat viewings.  Hilarious - Peter Kay is a genius."
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The Wire : Complete HBO Season 1 [DVD] [2002] [2005]
8.  The Wire : Complete HBO Season 1 [DVD] [2002] [2005] DVD ~ Dominic West
The list author says:
  "Phenomenal show.  Perhaps second only to The Sopranos in terms of acting, writing, direction and characterisation.  Amazing."
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Homicide: Life on - Comp Seasons 1 & 2 [DVD] [Region 1] [US Import] [NTSC]
9.  Homicide: Life on - Comp Seasons 1 & 2 [DVD] [Region 1] [US Import] [NTSC] DVD ~ Daniel Baldwin
The list author says:
  "Very different beast from the HBO shows, but the definitive cop show really for network tv.  Dialogue, characterisation plotting far better than any other cop shows including NYPD Blue & The Shield."
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Deadwood: Complete First Season [DVD] [2004] [Region 1] [US Import] [NTSC]
10.  Deadwood: Complete First Season [DVD] [2004] [Region 1] [US Import] [NTSC] DVD ~ Timothy Olyphant
The list author says:
  "Most profane show ever, but also superb.  R1 box-set better with 5 commentaries and a load of extra features."
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4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (100 customer reviews)

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What to watch after The Wire? 15 2 Dec 2013
Dutch Subtitle 2 9 May 2012
Band Of Brothers - HBO Complete Series [Blu-ray] [2001] - Subtitles 8 27 Mar 2012
Anyone? 1 30 Jul 2011
playability on UK equipment 0 22 Jul 2011
Blu Ray with Greek Subtitles 0 15 Jan 2011
Does anyone know when the wire is set???????? 9 14 Jan 2011
Portuguese Subtitle (Pt-BR) 4 1 Dec 2010
Language/subtitle info 2 1 Dec 2010
Subtitles 1 3 Sep 2010
PIP commentaries - Issues on BD? 0 18 Aug 2010
Wire on Blu Ray? 1 8 Jul 2010
 
   

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