Have you ever bailed on a TV series?

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  1. stratclub

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    I bailed on all television about 2 years ago. Getting older I can't imagine dying in front of something that's designed to suck the brain out of your head.
     
  2. Skully

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    I don't know. I could get into something called "The Handmaid's Tail."
     
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    West World and Lost In Space, couple of stinkers.

    If you want a quick binge, about 10 shows, try Netflix Russia Doll; really good.
     
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    Apparently during the first series they realised they had a hit and decided to 'spin' it out, I gave up I think after/during series 3 when it got so spaced out I couldn't figure it out at all, pity.
     
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    Breaking Bad...Lost...the Simpsons...so many people here have bailed on them...glad I didn't start watching...Give me The Beverly Hillbillies anyday...one of my fave shows!!
     
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    I bailed on Breaking Bad. Recently, I have enjoyed Bosch and The Punisher.
     
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    Many! I rewatch favorites more than I find new ones.
    Sometimes it’s because I commit to a season but know I won’t do more, sometimes I just drift.
     
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    Yeah. I bailed on the original Twin Peaks during the 2nd season. They kept changing what day of the week it was on, and I couldn't follow it. Finally went to finish it before the revival, and it turned out I had it right the first time. It really had become unwatchable.

    More recently, House of Cards, before all the Kevin Spacey stuff, and Bosch. I really can't rewind previous seasons enough to figure out what's going on. I think you have/had to enjoy watching them without worrying about being up on the plot lines.

    Some AHS have stronger plots than others. I stuck it out through Roanoke, but I regretted I did. It was horrible, and they didn't resolve anything at the end. I thought Hotel was OK enough to watch, but the plot wasn't great.
     
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    I wish I had time to watch tv.
     
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    Star Trek Discovery. When I was growing up, there was always a new Star Trek show. So I was excited that a new series was coming. I have tried to watch it 3 times, and I just find it awful. I even tried the 'I'll watch as a new sci-fi show instead of a new star trek show' approach (because I love sci fi). It seemed just as bad. I wanted to like it, but I can't take it.
     
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    It's the only TV show I'm following now. I like it! Season 2 is quite different from season 1.
     
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    I'm bingeing Bosch right now on the treadmill at the gym and I'm only on season 2 episode 4 or 5 but it looks like each season is a stand alone story all by itself with little carry over from the previous season.

    I hope I'm right and it doesn't become some elaborate multi season cluster fork.
     
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    I love the Bosch books. I've read every single one. But watching the series is a bit of a chore for me.
     
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    The producers had no idea what it all meant when they started and then, like you say, it became a hit and they had to figure it out. The exec producer told me that in the third season where Kate and Sawyer were trapped in a cage, it was a stall because they didn't know where to take it. The writers were metaphorically trapped in a cage.
     
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    bailed on Tv for at least 20 years (except for first 8 min of local news, cause of work,)until wife was hurt. Now everything is new to me for binge watching..
     
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    I gave season 2 a shot, and whole it's a bit more focused, I still find it to be a complete mess of a show. Michael Burnham is probably the most unlikable character out of the entire series, and that's hard for me to get past.
     
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    Oh well, you gave it a shot. I don't see her as unlikeable. One thing I like about the series is that several characters are neither good nor bad, their intents are not clear.
     
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