The best show on television

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  1. Ambulance Chaser

    Ambulance Chaser Senior member

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    GQ says it's The Wire, and after finishing Season Three on DVD, it's hard for me to argue with that assessment. More than any show I've seen, The Wire unfolds like a novel, with a complex and thought-provoking storyline expertly weaving together fifty-something characters. It doesn't provide the immediate gratification of most television shows, but rather rewards the patient viewer with a much richer experience. I highly recommend checking it out.
     


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    GQ says it's The Wire, and after finishing Season Three on DVD, it's hard for me to argue with that assessment. More than any show I've seen, The Wire unfolds like a novel, with a complex and thought-provoking storyline expertly weaving together fifty-something characters. It doesn't provide the immediate gratification of most television shows, but rather rewards the patient viewer with a much richer experience. I highly recommend checking it out.


    I agree. Can't wait til next Sunday!![​IMG]
     


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    Seconded! or Thirded! or whatever. Just watch it. Great stuff.
     


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    RJman Posse Member Dubiously Honored

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    If you have digital cable, they're premiering The Wire episodes in the OnDemand section (or whatever... I have Comcast). Watched the first episode of the new season yesterday [​IMG]
     


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    If you have digital cable, they're premiering The Wire episodes in the OnDemand section (or whatever... I have Comcast). Watched the first episode of the new season yesterday [​IMG]

    Really? I'll have to check that out tonight!
     


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    I just think it sucks that stringer had to die. It won't be as good without him. The wire is definitely the best drama, but curb your enthusiasm is the best comedy. I love 24 as well, but Seasons 1-3 were the best. I miss Nina.
     


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    If you have digital cable, they're premiering The Wire episodes in the OnDemand section (or whatever... I have Comcast). Watched the first episode of the new season yesterday [​IMG]


    Are you sure that you saw an episode from the new season? I checked tonight and only saw old episodes.
     


  10. Tokyo Slim

    Tokyo Slim In Time Out

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    I've seen about half a season (I think #2 or #3), and I just couldn't get hooked. I tried. I never seemed to care about a single character over another. I never really knew their motivations for their actions.. I guess you have to start from the beginning or not at all.
     


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    Are you sure that you saw an episode from the new season? I checked tonight and only saw old episodes.

    My On Demand has the new season's first episode (I have Comcast also). I watched it last night. Thanks for the tip shoreman. Excellent first episode, BTW.
     


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    My On Demand has the new season's first episode (I have Comcast also). I watched it last night. Thanks for the tip shoreman. Excellent first episode, BTW.


    WTF? I have Comcast also. [​IMG] Maybe I overlooked it. I'll check again tonight.
     


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    Funny, my brother always tried to get me to watch it and I couldnt get into it after a few episodes. Until one lazy day I laid on my couch watching OnDemand and decided to watch The Wire reruns. I started mid season (i think 2) and went backward to the begining, back forward to where I started and to the end) I think its a fantastic show. Im suprised it doesnt get as much hype as Deadwood or Entourage.
     


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    If you have digital cable, they're premiering The Wire episodes in the OnDemand section (or whatever... I have Comcast). Watched the first episode of the new season yesterday [​IMG]

    The Practice with McDermitt

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