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your top 30 TV programmes

Postby CAN » 09 Apr 2018, 12:50

I think now's a good time....



1. The Sopranos 10
2. Monty Python's Flying Circus 10
3. Breaking Bad 8
4. The Fall and Rise of Reginald Perrin 8
5. The Thick Of It 8
6. Curb Your Enthusiasm 8
7. Father Ted 8
8. Auf Wiedersehen Pet 6
9. The Royle Family 6
10. Scully 6

11. Bottom 6
12. An Idiot Abroad 6
13. House of Fools 5
14. Sgt. Bilko 5
15. The Twilight Zone 5
16. Fawlty Towers 5
17. Flight of the Conchords 4
18. Rising Damp 4
19. The Wonder Years 4
20. The Larry Sanders Show 3

21. Shooting Stars 3
22. Whicker's World 3
23. The Young Ones 3
24. Brookside 3
25. The World At War 3
26. Would I Lie To You? 2
27. Question Time 2
28. The Office (UK) 2
29. Boys From The Blackstuff 2
30. The Inbetweeners 2
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Re: your top 30 TV programmes

Postby Goat Boy » 09 Apr 2018, 12:55

Twin Peaks 11
The Simpsons 10
The Wire 10
Breaking Bad 9
The Sopranos 9
Curb Your Enthusiasm 8
I'm Alan Partridge 8
The Thick of It 8
Monty Pythons Flying Circus 7
Seinfeld 7
The Prisoner (original) 7
Brass Eye 5
Frasier 5
Freaks and Geeks 5
The Day Today 5
The Kingdom (Lars Von Trier) 5
Father Ted 4
Fawlty Towers 4
The Chappelle Show 4
Archer 3
Eurotrash 3
24 2
Buffy 2
South Park 2
X-Files 2
Beavis and Butthead 1
Police Squad 1
Ren and Stimpy 1
The Smell of Reeves and Mortimer 1
The World at War 1

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Re: your top 30 TV programmes

Postby Neige » 09 Apr 2018, 13:04

Here's mine:

10 x 9 points
The Singing Detective
Monty Python's Flying Circus
Blackadder
Old Grey Whistle Test
Cracker
Mad Men
Game of Thrones
The Muppets
The Prisoner
The Avengers

10 x 4 points
Lipstick on Your Collar (Dennis Potter)
Orange Is the New Black
Orphan Black
Utopia
The Bridge
Twin Peaks
Dream On
Luther
Fawlty Towers
The Simpsons

10 x 2 points
Borgen
Absolutely Fabulous
Twilight Zone
Dr. Who
Six Feet Under
Lost
Black Mirror
Deadwood
The Wire
NYPD Blue
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Re: your top 30 TV programmes

Postby Pansy Puff » 09 Apr 2018, 13:14

No order.

1. Monty Python's Flying Circus
2. The Young Ones
3. A Bit of Fry and Laurie
4. The Bridge
5. I'm Alan Partridge
6. The Thick of It
7. Fawlty Towers
8. The Killing
9. Blackadder (series 2 if specific)
10. Breaking Bad
11. The Wire
12. Porridge
13. Match of the Day
14. Line of Dury
15. Hancock's Half Hour
16. Father Ted
17. Threads
18. The Handmaid's Tale
19. The Phil Silvers Show
20. Sesame Street
21. I, Claudius
22. Strike (The comic strip presents...)
23. The Day Today
24. Mid-Morning Matters
25. The Singing Detective
26. Red Riding
27. The Office (UK version)
28. The League of Gentlemen
29. Talking Heads
30. Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy
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Re: your top 30 TV programmes

Postby Samoan » 09 Apr 2018, 13:20

1. The Handmaid's Tale = 10
2. Brideshead Revisited = 10
3. Top of the Lake = 10
4. The Killing (Forbrydelsen) (Denmark) = 10
5. Wolf Hall = 10

6. Boss = 4
7. The Jewel in the Crown = 4
8. ER = 4
9. Foyle's War = 4
10. Wallander (UK) = 4

11. The Americans = 4
12. Coronation Street = 4
13. The Crown = 4
14. Northern Exposure = 4
15. This Life = 4

16. GBH = 4
17. The Book Group = 4
18. State of Play (UK) = 4
19. Nashville = 4
20. Fawlty Towers = 4

21. The Office (UK) = 4
22. Lewis = 4
23. The Fast Show = 4
24. Deutschland 83 (Germany) = 4
25. Detectorists = 4

26. Shooting the Past = 4
27. Phoenix Nights = 4
28. House of Cards (1990) (UK) = 4
29. Talking Heads = 4
30. The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story = 4
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Re: your top 30 TV programmes

Postby Rayge » 09 Apr 2018, 13:24

Soap - 12
Cheers - 12
Hill Street Blues - 12
Dr Who - 10
Homicide: Life on the Street - 10
Buffy the Vampire Slayer (and Angel) - 10
Monty Python's Flying Circus - 8
You'll Never Get Rich / The Phil Silvers Show / Bilko (same prog, lots of different titles) - 7
Fawlty Towers 7
Six Feet Under 5
Moonlighting 5
Top Cat - 5
Gardeners World - 5
Pennies from Heaven (Denis Potter) 5
police squad 5
Line of Duty - 4
Barney Miller - 4
The Muppet Show 3
Larry Sanders 3
Seinfeld 3
Dallas 3
True Blood 3
Due South 2
Twin Peaks -1
Monkey! 1
The Rockford Files 1
David Attenborough's Life on Earth - 1
Breaking Bad - 1
The Wire - 1
One Foot in the Grave 1
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Re: your top 30 TV programmes

Postby Darkness_Fish » 09 Apr 2018, 13:30

Couldn't think of 30, and didn't provide points:

Porridge
Our Friends in the North
Back in Time for Tea
Brass Eye
The Day Today
The Young Ones
The Boys from the Black Stuff
Blackadder
Homicide: Life on the Streets
Northern Exposure
Hill Street Blues
15 to 1 (William G Stewart era)
Father Ted
The Great British Bake Off
The Prisoner
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Re: your top 30 TV programmes

Postby Nick Danger » 09 Apr 2018, 13:53

No particular order - five points each

Rick and Morty
Kolchak: The Night Stalker
Twilight Zone
Big Bang Theory
Simpsons
South Park
Flight of the Conchords
Jeopardy
Hill Street Blues
Police Squad
Fawlty Towers
WKRP
I Love Lucy
Seinfeld
Family Guy
Night Flight
SCTV
Harvey Birdman, Attorney at Law
Deadwood
Wanted Dead or Alive
MASH
Chopped
The Amazing Race
Beat Club
Ready Steady Go
The Johnny Cash Show
Old Grey Whistle Test
Austin City Limits
Soul Train
Shindig

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Re: your top 30 TV programmes

Postby algroth » 09 Apr 2018, 14:39

I don't watch much TV so I really struggled to make it to 30, but here's my list...

Breaking Bad (2008) - 14
Dekalog (1989) - 12
A TV Dante (1989) - 9
Berlin Alexanderplatz (1980) - 9
Neon Genesis Evangelion (1995) - 9

True Detective (2014) - 8
Cosmos (1980) - 8
On Death Row (2012) - 8
Deadwood (2004) - 8
Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood (2009) - 7

Cowboy Bebop (1998) - 6
The Singing Detective (1986) - 6
South Park (1997) - 6
Legion (2017) - 6
Saint Seiya (1986) - 6

Game of Thrones (2011) - 4
Dragon Ball Z (1989) - 4
American Gods (2017) - 3
Monty Python's Flying Circus (1969) - 3
Dragon Ball (1986) - 2

Twin Peaks (1990) - 2
Blackadder (1982) - 2
Rick & Morty (2013) - 1
The Thick of It (2005) - 1
The Twilight Zone (1959) - 1

The Simpsons (1989) - 1
Peter Capusotto y sus videos (2006) - 1
Stranger Things (2016) - 1
Luke Cage (2016) - 1
Daredevil (2016) - 1

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Re: your top 30 TV programmes

Postby pcqgod » 09 Apr 2018, 15:00

Game of Thrones
Star Trek (original)
The Twilight Zone (original)
Battlestar Galactica (2000's)
Community
Mystery Science Theater 3000
Monty Python's Flying Circus
WKRP in Cincinnati
The X-Files
Red Dwarf
Aeon Flux
Action
Max Headroom
Buffy the Vampire Slayer
VEEP
Frisky Dingo
The Simpsons
The Larry Sanders Show
Carnivale
Battlestar Galactica (70's)
Veronica Mars
The Prisoner
The Young Ones
Black Adder
Mutual of Omaha's Wild Kingdom
The Undersea World of Jacques Cousteau
Get a Life
The Mary Tyler Moore Show
Barney Miller
Space Ghost: Coast to Coast
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Re: your top 30 TV programmes

Postby driftin » 09 Apr 2018, 15:35

The Simpsons - 30
Dekalog - 20
Twin Peaks - 15
Futurama - 10
The Twilight Zone - 10
The X-Files - 5
Planet Earth - 5
Six Feet Under - 5
True Detective - 5
The Story of Film: An Odyssey - 5
Brass Eye - 2
Adventure Time - 2
Monty Python’s Flying Circus - 2
Fargo - 2
Jam - 2
The Handmaid’s Tale - 2
Inside No. 9 - 2
Breaking Bad - 2
Blue Planet - 2
The Day Today - 2
Psychoville - 1
Moviedrome - 1
Black Mirror - 1
Cosmos - 1
The Outer Limits -1
South Park - 1
QI - 1
The Thick of It - 1
Legion - 1
The Mighty Boosh - 1


If I was to do this again I think I'd remove QI, The Mighty Boosh, and Legion and replace them with The Sopranos, Blackadder, and Fawlty Towers. Maybe Bojack Horseman.

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Re: your top 30 TV programmes

Postby Dayodead » 09 Apr 2018, 16:26

Tier one: 8 points each
1. Star Trek Deep Space Nine
2. The Wire
3. The Kids in the Hall
4. Deadwood
5. Futurama
6. Monty Python's Flying Circus
7. Homicide: Life on the Street
8. Star  Trek TNG
9.  Fringe
10.  Oz

Tier two: 5 points each
11. Star Trek Voyager
12. Mystery Science Theater 3000
13.  Justified
14.  Mr. Show
15. Fawlty Towers
16.  X-Files
17.  Black Adder
18. Newsradio
19.  Boardwalk Empire
20.  The Simpsons

Tier three: 2 points each
21.  Daria
22.  Father Ted
23.  Arrested Development
24.  Freaks and Geeks
25.  Archer
26.  The Tick (1994)
27.  Treme
28.  Pushing Daisies
29.  Barney Miller
30.  Sliders

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Soap
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Re: your top 30 TV programmes

Postby pcqgod » 09 Apr 2018, 16:31

Dayodead wrote:


26.  The Tick (1994)


Oh, good one.
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Re: your top 30 TV programmes

Postby Dayodead » 09 Apr 2018, 16:36

pcqgod wrote:
Dayodead wrote:


26.  The Tick (1994)


Oh, good one.


Right back at ya with the mention of 'Get a Life'...Forgot about that one...

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Re: your top 30 TV programmes

Postby Jeemo » 09 Apr 2018, 18:21

no order


Murder One
24
Cheers
Friends
Twin Peaks
Milenium
Band Of Brothers
The Pacific
The Mentalist
The Adventures of Robinson Crusoe
The West Wing
The World at War
Just Another Saturday
Scotch On The Rocks
The South Bank Show
The Morecombe and Wise Show
The Two Ronnie's
Monty Python's Flying Circus
Film 75-2010
This is England
Our Friends In The North
The Phil Silvers Show: Sgt Bilko
Moviedrome
Prison Break
Boys From The Blackstuff
Top of The Pops
Behind The Lines
Mad Men
The Life of Leonardo da Vinci
Father Ted
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Re: your top 30 TV programmes

Postby The Modernist » 09 Apr 2018, 19:13

Posted on the other thread..

10 points
The Sweeney
The Line of Duty
Monty Python's Flying Circus
The Shock of the New
Our Friends in the North
Bilko aka The Phil Silvers Show
Father Ted
Spiral
The Prisoner
4 points
Rising Damp
Peaky Blinders
Play for Today -Just a Boy's Game
The Monicled Mutineer
State of Play
Forbrydssen aka The Killing
Banana Splits
Top of the Pops
After Dark
The Boys From The Black Stuff
Abigail's Party
Nuts in May
Boardwalk Empire
1 point
Frazier
The Buddha of Suburbia
Porridge
The Day Today
Big Train
Krautrock: The Rebirth of Germany
The Apprentice UK
Ripping Yarns

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Re: your top 30 TV programmes

Postby The Red Heifer » 09 Apr 2018, 19:56

30 Rock (2)
Arrested Development (5)
Blackadder (5)
Black Books (5)
Bones (2)
Chappelle's Show (2)
Community (2)
ESPN 30 For 30 (2)
Father Ted (2)
Family Guy(10)
Fawlty Towers (10)
Fraiser (10)
Garth Marenghi's Darkplace (10)
Get Smart (2)
The Golden Girls (5)
How I Met Your Mother (5)
The IT Crowd (2)
Look Around You (2)
Man V Food (5)
The Micallef Programme (2)
The Muppet Show (2)
NewsRadio (2)
Nip/Tuck (2)
Parks And Recreation (2)
Pointless (10)
QI (5)
Seinfeld (15)
The Simpsons (15)
South Park (5)
The Thick Of It (2)
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Re: your top 30 TV programmes

Postby Goat Boy » 09 Apr 2018, 20:13

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Re: your top 30 TV programmes

Postby Pansy Puff » 09 Apr 2018, 20:19

The Modernist wrote:Posted on the other thread..

10 points
The Sweeney
The Line of Duty
Monty Python's Flying Circus
The Shock of the New
Our Friends in the North
Bilko aka The Phil Silvers Show
Father Ted
Spiral
The Prisoner
4 points
Rising Damp
Peaky Blinders
Play for Today -Just a Boy's Game
The Monicled Mutineer
State of Play
Forbrydssen aka The Killing
Banana Splits
Top of the Pops
After Dark
The Boys From The Black Stuff
Abigail's Party
Nuts in May
Boardwalk Empire
1 point
Frazier
The Buddha of Suburbia
Porridge
The Day Today
Big Train
Krautrock: The Rebirth of Germany
The Apprentice UK
Ripping Yarns

Ripping Yarns is a good shout and so is Big Train.

The Banana Splits is not!
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Re: your top 30 TV programmes

Postby Quaco » 09 Apr 2018, 20:25

10 pts.
1. Danger Man (aka Secret Agent)
2. I Spy
3. The Prisoner

9 pts.
4. Get Smart
5. The Rockford Files

7 pts.
6. Ironside
7. Star Trek (original)
8. Rumpole of the Bailey
9. The Twilight Zone
10. Yes Minister
11. Monty Python’s Flying Circus

5 pts.
12. The Streets of San Francisco
13. Sgt. Preston of the Yukon
14. The Office (UK)
15. Kolchak the Night Stalker
16. Supercar
17. Kung Fu

3 pts.
18. Dragnet
19. Columbo
20. The Young Ones
21. In Search Of

2 pts.
22. The Persuaders!
23. The Bob Newhart Show (‘70s)
24. Ultra Man
25. The Tonight Show (with Johnny Carson)
26. Twin Peaks
27. The Mary Tyler Moore Show (‘70s)
28. Adam-12
29. Family Ties
30. Department S
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