Best All Time TV Drama series

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  1. quickccc

    quickccc Well-Known Member

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    Can you list your best/favorite All Time TV Drama Series ?
    Here are the ones that would be on my All Time List:

    1) Breaking Bad
    2) Game of Throne
    3) the walking Dead
    4) Sopranos
    5) True Blood
    6) Fargo
    7) Daredevil
    8) Stranger Things
    9) The Wire
    10) Empire
    11) Boston Public
    12) Into the Bad Lands
    13) The Strain
    14) Dexter
    15) OJ Simpson Story (FX)
    16) The Shield
    17) Vampire Diaries
    18) The Leftovers
    19) Salem's Lot (1979)
    20) Vampire Diaries
    21) Swamp Thing (DC universe)
    22) Spartacus
    23) American Horror Story
    24) the Flash
    25) Oz

    - I've yet to watch Mad Men, Supernatural, the Origins, Lois and Clark, Smallville or Arrow...
    .i need to re-watch Roots again.

    - Stopped watching Orange is New Black, ..Curb Your Enthusiasm, ..This is Us,.. Gotham, .Lucifer,. Better Call Saul,..Preacher ...From Dusk til Dawn ..Penny Dreadful ....

    - . i grew up on several old school TV drama series but i can't deal with them again (Night Stalker, Adam 12, Starsky & Hutch, Baretta, Hill Street Blues, Night Gallery, Twilight Zone etc)

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  2. cowboyec

    cowboyec Well-Known Member

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    ☆The X-Files
    ☆The Twilight Zone
    ☆The Outer Limits
    ☆The Invaders
    ☆The Rifleman
    ☆Wanted dead or alive
    ☆Perry Mason
    ☆Hell On Wheels
    ☆Falling Skies
    ☆Magnum P.I.
    ☆Spencer For Hire
    ☆Crime Story
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  3. Quickdraw

    Quickdraw Well-Known Member

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    Best drama series? Used to be the forum on after a loss.

    In all seriousness though. Right now? The Blacklist.
  4. EST_1986

    EST_1986 Well-Known Member

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    1A - Breaking Bad
    1B - The Wire
    3 Sopranos
    4 Dexter (up to John Lithgow, completely **** the bed after)
    5 Oz
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  5. dreghorn2

    dreghorn2 Well-Known Member

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    If the list includes limited series;

    1A Chernobyl
    1B True Detective Season 1
  6. BrAinPaiNt

    BrAinPaiNt BP is not impressed with your post Admin

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    Well he added Salems lot in there so I guess long movies or limited series counts.

    With that in mind.

    Band of Brothers
  7. BigStar

    BigStar Stop chasing

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    The Sopranos
    X Files
    Law and Order with Jack as DA..he's the man!
    The Wire
    The Practice
  8. quickccc

    quickccc Well-Known Member

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    Aaah, Shogun ...with Richard Chamberlain.

    Nice call. :D
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  9. Runwildboys

    Runwildboys Zone Supporter

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    Thread over.
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  10. Oz-of-Cowboy-Country

    Oz-of-Cowboy-Country Well-Known Member

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    The idiot box and me-self aren't good friends sooooo........

    )Person of Interest
    )The Closer

    Favorite comedy series of all time....That 70's Show.
  11. Hardline

    Hardline Well-Known Member

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    Lonesome Dove.
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  12. big dog cowboy

    big dog cowboy THE BIG DOG Moderator

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    1A. The Shield
    1B. The Sons of Anarchy
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  13. rags

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  14. quickccc

    quickccc Well-Known Member

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    i recalled a poster mentioning and recommending a "Band of Brothers " (premiered on HBO i think)
    in the All Time Military thread as well.
    i have a friend that's been highly recommending that series to me
    as well. i don't think it lasted that long and didn't have the talking legs around town as an absolute must see.

    But that's one that i have sought to set aside to see. :cool:
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  15. DFWJC

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    Great choices
    Aren't those mini series?
    So a few episodes compared to 70-100+

    Either way, it makes me want to re-watch B.O.B
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  16. daboyzruleperiod

    daboyzruleperiod ♡☆ Zone Supporter

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    Different "Drama" categories @ this end.

    Pride & Prejudice ~ Das Boot
    The Sopranos ~ Game Of Thrones
    Star Trek ~ Dallas ~ Twin Peaks ~ House
    Falcons Crest ~ Hannibal ~ Band Of Brothers
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  17. CouchCoach

    CouchCoach Moderator

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    OK, the question was TV drama series. I would take the TV part of that to mean network commercial television, there are actually 3 possible drama series here to consider. There's TV net MASH, ER, LA Law, there's cable net Breaking Bad, The Shield and there's subscription such as HBO Game of Thrones, The Sopranos.

    TV nets have the censors and the FCC to please and are therefore hamstrung in some situations, cable nets get more leeway because it's not considered broadcast and not the FCC's area and the gloves are completely off with subscription and now streaming. Yes, we watch them on that same box but I do not view them as playing on an even playing field.

    Think of Game of Thrones on network TV, doesn't work, does it?

    So, would the OP please categorize the 3, I will name the winners and the mods can close this down. I hate to be this way but my opinion is the only one that matters here.
  18. Big_D

    Big_D Well-Known Member

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    The Sopranos
    Peaky Blinders
    Six Fee Under
    Boardwalk Empire
  19. cowboyec

    cowboyec Well-Known Member

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    get ONNNNNNN with it.
    pick or get off the pot.
  20. DoctorChicken

    DoctorChicken Well-Known Member

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    Breaking Bad

    Every season was perfect, a bad episode wasn’t made, and it ended after just the right amount of time.
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