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Underrated TV shows?

Discussion in 'Bad Dog Cafe' started by Marc Morfei, Apr 7, 2020.

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    My Name is Earl. The Cops episode was tv at its greatest.


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    I know it's popular, yet I rarely hear people talk about it, but Schitt's Creek is pure genius. I love it so much.
     
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    F Troop was a hoot, didn't last long though...
     
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    As far as animated goes, Heckel and Jeckel, and Felix the cat were awesome...
     
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    Netflix's "F is for Family."
     
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    yes I watched the whole thing. Think the Wire was really great Homicide life on the Street people in the movie industry for years gave it great reviews what I saw of it was fantastic. the last year it got an award
    KNOCK KNOCK .... The same to guys behind the wire were behind homicide life on the street
    watch it it really rocks
    OZ was amazing , waaaay out there , in a grat way
    Deadwood was killer and got cancelled after 2 seasons , too real for the industry the writer had a staff of researchers checking out the historical aspects and wrote accordingly.
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    Archer! Check out the scenery. The locations are amazingly done. Beautiful show.
     
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    "Strange Report". Total 60s vibe. In this episode, death by guitar :rolleyes:

     
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    Community just showed up on Netflix. That was definitely underrated at the time, though I know a decent following has sprung up after it went off the air for good. Worth checking out if you’ve never seen it, the first season takes a few episodes to find its legs but once it does it’s a fantastic show for folks like me who’ve watched too much tv and movies.
     
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    Those are all fair points, but I don't think the Wire is quite that bleak. Simon's overarching point is that while our institutions regularly fail the people they are intended to serve, individuals can still make a difference person to person. That said, I didn't care for Treme which got far too preachy for my tastes.

    If I was going to pick an underrated Simon produced show it would actually be his HBO miniseries Generation Kill.
     
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    Get a Life was way ahead of its time.
     
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    I think the difference with Treme is that Simon understands Baltimore in a way that he didn't understand New Orleans. He tried to get the same authentic voice, but it seems like he tried too hard.

    Fair enough if you don't like his stuff, but I think you may have missed the point.
     
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    You and I are aligned as usual Skully! I was not quite as down on The Wire as you, but it did eventually lose my interest. I did think it had some good moments.

    But The Night Of? One of the best things on TV in the last 20 years or so for me, easily. James Gandolfini was originally going to play James Turturro's role, isnt that right?

    A very sad, very realistic, very gut-wrenching watch. I enjoyed every episode, couldn't wait till the next week! The detective and the prosecutor (can't recall their names) were great too. Riz Ahmed, what an amazing job he did.
     
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    I don't know? Isn't that the point? I think it has to do with his political POV, which we can't discuss here and, if I mentioned it, would probably give you the wrong idea about me
     
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