Should i bother with "The Wire" box set

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Should i bother with "The Wire" box set

Post by Grifftan » Fri Jul 23, 2010 3:03 am

i am soooooo far behind on my TV. almost finished watching Lost and a friend has offered me the complete box set of the wire.

i know nothing about it.

is it any good?

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Post by robertscott » Fri Jul 23, 2010 8:00 am

it's awesome, but 5 seasons long. Too much for me.

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Post by Jebus » Fri Jul 23, 2010 1:27 pm

Get the boondocks

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Post by leif3141 » Sat Jul 24, 2010 9:21 am

I have heard it is the most critically acclaimed show of all time, and if you check it on IMDB it has the highest rating of any show I can find on there. That said, I have never watched it myself!

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Post by ApolytonGP » Mon Jul 26, 2010 12:54 pm

I like South Park.

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Post by Ironman » Wed Jul 28, 2010 3:40 am

I'm a big South Park fan. I have the entire collection, every season. I even have the 2 Christmas shorts they did before it.

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Post by Helena115 » Thu Jul 29, 2010 4:15 am

South Park rocks. Butters is my fave. And when Cartman does "Pokerface", hahahahahahaaa!! It's awesome.

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Post by Grifftan » Mon Aug 09, 2010 8:52 am

i used to watch alot of south park but got hooked on Family Guy. Absolutely awesome!!!!!!!

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Post by frogbyte » Mon Aug 09, 2010 11:26 am

The only good thing to ever come of Family Guy was the awesome episode of South Park that mocked how crappy Family Guy is.

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Post by frigginwizard » Mon Aug 09, 2010 11:31 am

frogbyte wrote:The only good thing to ever come of Family Guy was the awesome episode of South Park that mocked how crappy Family Guy is.
You are a terrible human being. I hope the libertarians abort you.

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Post by frogbyte » Mon Aug 09, 2010 12:07 pm

:angel8:

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Post by Rucifer » Mon Aug 09, 2010 3:07 pm

South Park REALLY went downhill the season chef died. And no, that's not because Chef died (although his character was pretty funny), but the direction of the show changed. It's like the same thing with the simpsons, they should have stopped making shows after the 7th season.

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Post by Rucifer » Mon Aug 09, 2010 3:21 pm

Correction: The simpson was ok until about the turn of the century, which I guess would make it around 10 seasons?

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Post by frogbyte » Mon Aug 09, 2010 3:56 pm

I totally disagree. South Park 200/201 is one of the greatest made-for-TV hours of programming of all time.

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Post by Rucifer » Mon Aug 09, 2010 7:24 pm

The series TOTALLY changed. The original premise of the show started out a good mix of shock value/goofiness/satirical comedy, and then the middle seasons got even goofier, which was even better cause then it was just downright the funniest tv ever (the epitome being the episode "the red badge of gayness", in which Cartman pretends to be General Lee). After the middle seasons and from then on, the "goofy" humor has been replaced with way too much shock value/satiring of current events. I love satire comedy, and some shock value humor is good from time to time, but if that's all you got it gets boring rather quickly. And its ALL thanks to the Scott Tenorman episode, which was a funny episode, but it got really old really fast.

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