Looking for some shows to watch V:

Discussion in 'Books, Music, TV & Movies' started by Gundam Eclipse, Aug 16, 2012.

  1. Gundam Eclipse

    Gundam Eclipse True Demon Route

    Sep 23, 2008
    Vortex World
    What I have watched and liked:
    How I Met Your Mother
    Game of Thrones
    Sherlock BBC
    Video Game High School

    What I plan to watch:
    Once Upon a Time
    Doctor Who
    Breaking Bad
    X Files
    Dark Place

    What I don't want to watch:
    Pure horror or pure romance.

    Could especially do with more supernatural stuff, with a bit less gore than Supernatural if possible :V
    Good soundtrack is a bonus V:
  2. Lanlan

    Lanlan GBAtemp Advanced Fan

    Feb 4, 2011
    United States
    Glee. Seriously.
  3. ComeTurismO

    ComeTurismO CTO

    Sep 18, 2011
    4:54 PM
    Don't watch keeping up with the kardashians.
    There just plain horrible.
  4. Gundam Eclipse

    Gundam Eclipse True Demon Route

    Sep 23, 2008
    Vortex World
    Tried watching it a while back, not my kind of show I am afraid V:
  5. Gahars

    Gahars Bakayaro Banzai

    Aug 5, 2011
    United States
    New Jersey

    As for shows...

    1) If you like supernatural shows, you'd probably enjoy The X-Files. Some of the episodes are pretty cheesy, and the big conspiracy behind the whole series leads to nowhere, but it's a fun watch regardless.
    2) Comedy wise, I'd recommend Community and Arrested Development. Archer's a fantastic show, too, and It's Always Sunny In Philadelphia is hysterical (though the short first season can be a bit slow). I'm really getting into Childrens Hospital now, and since the episodes are only 10-12 minutes each, it's easy to get into.
    3) If you want a sublime mix of the supernatural and comedy... try Garth Merenghi's Darkplace. It's only 6 episodes long, so you won't need to worry about commitment all that much.
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  6. kaz_abdin

    kaz_abdin Advanced Member

    Jul 14, 2007
    Prison break
    Two and a Half men
    Big Bang Theory

    Thats what I recommend :)
  7. Nathan Drake

    Nathan Drake Obligations fulfilled, now I depart.

    Jan 2, 2011
    My reccomendations based on nothing except that I really enjoyed all of them:

    - Breaking Bad (BEST SHOW EVER EVER EVER)
    - Doctor Who (2005 forward, AKA, from the beginning of the Ninth Doctor)
    - Arrested Development (Really, one of the funniest shows ever aired)
  8. Gundam Eclipse

    Gundam Eclipse True Demon Route

    Sep 23, 2008
    Vortex World
    Gonna check out the following then:
    Doctor Who(Been interested in this for a while now)
    Breaking Bad(Heard tons about this)
    X Files
    Dark Place(This sounds intriguing)

    Feel free to give more suggestions, again, more fantasy/supernatural(No pure horror) stuff is welcome :V
  9. Guild McCommunist

    Guild McCommunist (not on boat)

    May 6, 2009
    United States
    The Danger Zone
    Most of this is just seconding what Gahars said but I get most of my TV suggestions from him anyway so...
    • Community and Arrested Development are probably the two best sitcoms I've seen. Both are well written, have interesting characters, and are, of course, funny.
    • If you wanted something supernatural or sci-fi I might give a suggestion to Falling Skies. I started watching it recently and it's not a bad show but it feels like it suffers from a lot of logic holes and some things feel unexplained. I'm only a few episodes in though.
    • Breaking Bad is alright, it just suffers from some major slow points at times. There's just spans of episodes that feel entirely filler. However when it does pick up it's usually quite good. Fourth season finale was excellent, in fact I wish it ended on that.
    • The Walking Dead is an excellent show if you wanted drama/horror. Great cast of characters and the new season looks rather promising with the exception of Katanarama.
    • Burn Notice is good, just finished catching up to that recently. It's a bit cheesy at times but it's just a fun show. Also it has Bruce Campbell.
    Also don't watch Big Bang Theory. It's a shit show with shit humor. It's bad "nerd" humor that isn't even nerdy. It's poorly written, boring, and unfunny. Avoid at all costs.
  10. Law

    Law rip ninjacat that zarcon made me

    Aug 14, 2007
    ditto on guild with big bang theory, it's a really REALLY shitty show and the only joke is "haha look at those nerds!"

    If you like Archer, look into Black Dynamite: The Animated Series. I saw the first few episodes recently and it is really good.

    edit: and double Gahars on it's always sunny. Great show and a new season is starting soon.

    edit 2: and seriously, Arrested Development dude. Watch it. Live it.

  11. Alex221

    Alex221 GBAtemp Advanced Fan

    Oct 20, 2009
    United States
    I was about to recommend supernatural but you've already seen it. Try the x files and family guy or south park.
  12. FireEmblemGuy

    FireEmblemGuy Celebrating a decade of shitposting

    Jul 6, 2007
    United States
    Michigan, USA
    Warehouse 13 is a pretty good sci-fi show with a bit of comedy mixed in. Might start off a little slowly, though.
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