Favorite tv serials

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by Bobitis, Nov 7, 2009.

  1. Bobitis

    Bobitis Guest

    Ok, we have the movie thread.
    What are some of your favorite old time shows?

    Combat, Rat Patrol, and 12 O'Clock High were must sees for me.
    And as odd as it seems, Divorce Court and Dark Shadows after school.
    A Vampire soap opera, what could be better?:p
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    Long ago, it was Combat and Star Trek ( original version).




    I quit watching that liberal, garbage spewing media.
  3. Lori Mick

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    Lone Ranger
    Zorro
    Rawhide
    Bonanza

    House
    Dark Shadows was great!

    Howdy Doody
    Soupy Sales

    :cool:
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    I really liked Xena Warrior Princess. I think that I have seen every episode. I also like Buffy the Vampire Slayer and have seen all of those episodes also.

    Star Trek Voyager and Enterprise were pretty good too.
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    There is nothing wrong w/ your television set....

    do not attempt to adjust the picture....

    we are controlling transmission....

    we will control the horizontal....

    we will control the vertical....

    we can change the focus from a soft blur....

    or sharpen it to crystal clairity....

    For the next hour, sit quietly & we will control all that you see & hear....
    you are about to participate in a great adventure....
    you are about to experience the awe & mystery which reaches from the inner mind to....

    THE OUTER LIMITS!!

    I also loved:

    Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea & Star Trek (1st generation of course!! :rolleyes:)



    SR :cool:
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  6. PharmrJohn

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    Star Trek (Original and TNG), Adam-12, All in the Family, The Mary Tyler Moore Show, The Bob Newhart Show (not Newhart), The Dick VanDyke Show, Outer Limits (Original), Twilight Zone (Original), Emergency!, The Cosby Show

    Moving on to something a bit more recent.....

    South Park, Scrubs.....Jeez, that's about it. Most TV these days is just awful.
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    I go back a bit so:
    Red Skelton
    Bob Hope
    The Millionaire
    Bonanza
    Alfred Hitchcock
    Have Gun Will Travel
    Twilight Zone
    I Spy
    Combat
    Barney Miller
    Tour of Duty
    Hill Street Blues
    Homicide

    That should be enough.
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  8. pinecone70

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    Excellent. Lots of Bonanza fans. :D
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    Bonanza was always up to its best with episodes revolving around Hoss and Little Joe. Like the time they took up a rabbit raising business and then the time Hoss rode down to Mexico to find Joe in Jail but they let him out during the day because it was to hot and he kicked back with the senoritas waiting on him hand and foot.
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    Boston Legal
    WKRP in Cincinatti
    Taxi
    Cheers
    Maverick
    Greatest American Hero
    Mork and Mindy
    The Honeymooners
    I Love Lucy
    You Bet Your Life
    There's a lot more but I don't want everyone to know how weird and old I am.
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    What; no Andy Griffith fans? I guess that is my all time favorite. I find myself still watching the same shows (on cable) as when I was a kid. I would like to see Rat Patrol again. Still watch Bonanza and Gunsmoke. Would love to see the old Maverick TV shows again. Funny how some of the old shows are on all the time; yet others never.
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    Captain Crunch [tragic that he fell victim to our nations 1st cereal killer:eek:]
    Bullwinkle
    outer limits/TZ/ST
    20,000 morons under the sea [i'm pretty sure they had screen doors on that sub:D]
    mr ed
    pettycoat junction
    green acres
    black sheep
    sky king

    and them's said by many already
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    Nobody said the Beverly Hillbillies yet?

    Three Stooges
    Walt Disney on Sunday evenings
    Lassie
    Wild Kingdom
    Bonanza
    Combat
    Rat Patrol
    Bewitched
    Batman

    Later it was

    All in the Family
    Saturday Night Live (in the 70's)
    Barney Miller
    Happy Days
    Dukes of Hazzard

    Didn't watch TV in the 80's and 90's.:D

    Now the only thing I watch every week is 24 and history shows.
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    I can't believe I forgot 2 from the master (Rod Serling):

    The Twilight Zone & Night Gallery

    Gilligan's Island

    McHale's Navy

    Hogan's Heroes

    Space: 1999

    SR :D
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    I am much younger than most of you, so do not have the same assortment. However, I had a very weird childhood, I watched very little cartoons, my favorite was staying at my grandparents' because they would let me stay up late, which meant I could watch I Dream of Genie, Gilligan's Island, The Munsters, etc.

    My childhood hero was none other than McGyver, which led to quite a lot of mischief as a child (including a "booby trap" that left one of my ear lobes dangling by a thread- no I did not get stuck in my own trap, I fell off the deck while constructing it :D For another trap attempt I tried to cut through the power line to the house, I only got halfway so ended up cutting through the phone lines to hook them up to squirt guns. My dad was not happy, but apparently the target acquisition worked because he did not get shot by the squirt guns :D). I also looked forward to watching Silk Stockings everyday after school, until my mom saw an episode :eek:.

    These days I really enjoy several shows. I tend to prefer to watch them on DVD because it shaves a lot of time off, and I watch many of them with my family (and we watch them like movies, a few hours here, a few hours there, instead of this one hour every Monday bull :D). These include...

    * 24 (this is our number one)
    * The Tudors (a close second)
    * Flash Forward (my mom and I have begun watching this and enjoy it)
    * Lost (my dad and I watch this, I cannot say I really enjoy the show, but the suspense and cliff hangers keep me watching ;))
    * V - I just started watching this (as it has only been on for a week heh) and am enjoying it
    * The Office - we all watch this, I love it but do not worry about catching every episode
    * South Park, of course, do not miss an episode, ever... my mom will watch it with me frequently :eek:
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  16. Lori Mick

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    Wow...after reading the lists I realized that I forgot alot of them that ya'll mentioned.
    this is fun!
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    Same here Lori. Oh man!!!!! More!!!! I Dream of Jeannie (She was HOT). Bewitched (Same....HOT!!!). Gilligan's Island (Maryann. Need I say more). I forgot all about Space--1999. Adventures of a rogue Moon crew. Who knew that the moon could travel through intersteller space so fast and they could have so many adventures??:rolleyes::). But I still enjoyed it.
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    One of the highlights of the last five years was watching my elderly, memory-impaired father laugh at Gilligan's Island. It was so great! He was always working when that show was on and had not seen it back in the '70s.
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    GUNSMOKE!
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    To be honest, I liked the old movies, especially war and westerns. Wayne, Stewart, heroes and exploits of bravery and honor.
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