I need a new TV series to watch - Netflix, Amazon, etc
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Posted: 12/6/2012 9:58:01 AM
My little ds is spending the next few weeks out of state with his dad and my 2 older boys are in school all day so I'm home alone.

I've finished the big cleaning, purging, and organizing jobs I wanted to get done while little one is gone.
I've finished Christmas shopping and will wait until closer to Christmas to finish wrapping.
I'm planning on doing a lot of baking but will do that the week before Christmas.

So I'm planning to get all my scrap stuff out and park my behind in front of the television and get a TON of stuff done.

What are some good television series available on Netflix or Amazon (we have a Prime membership so I can get stuff there for free, too)?

I've watched all of the Army Wives and am waiting for season 6 to come out.
I've watched all of the Law & Order SVU episodes available, and have seen all the episodes of 24.

I don't watch much television so haven't seen a lot of the series I hear talked about here and know are popular.

I'm not interested in Walking Dead or Sons of Anarchy.
I don't know anything about Downtown Abbey.
I've never seen Grays Anatomy. I don't know anything about it beyond its something to do with people in med school?

I really like true crime shows, not interested in fantasy or sci fi stuff.

Whats your best recommendation for me?



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Posted: 12/6/2012 10:00:28 AM
My sister introduced us to Damages with Glenn Close. We are liking it!!


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Posted: 12/6/2012 10:01:40 AM
I am a big Grey's Anatomy fan so I recommend it.

I am watching Friday Night Lights and enjoying it quite a bit. I started with season one and am now on season 3.

Parks and Recreation is an entertaining show.



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Posted: 12/6/2012 10:07:12 AM
My top two suggestions were going to be SOA and The Walking Dead. I'm not sure if these are available on Netflix, but what about Dexter, or Justified?


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Posted: 12/6/2012 10:08:01 AM
Ooooh, I didn't think about Friday Night Lights!
I saw a few episodes of that on regular television a couple years ago and started to get into it.

Ive never heard of Damages. I'll check that out, too.

Thanks for the recommendations!



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Posted: 12/6/2012 10:08:35 AM
OMG--you have GOT to watch the complete series of Coupling (BBC) on Amazon Prime. It is brilliant!



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Posted: 12/6/2012 10:08:59 AM
I finished Friday Night Lights in two weeks.

LOVED it.




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Posted: 12/6/2012 10:09:10 AM
"Prime Suspect" with Helen Mirren was an awesome series...

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Posted: 12/6/2012 10:11:17 AM
I am re-watching Drop Dead Diva on Netflix. It's such a cute show.

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Posted: 12/6/2012 10:14:53 AM
Downton Abbey
Everwood
Homeland
Dexter
Mad Men


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Posted: 12/6/2012 10:17:48 AM
If you like crime shows I would suggest Criminal Minds, Castle, amd Bones.


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Posted: 12/6/2012 10:47:24 AM
Dexter comes to mind, if you don't mind blood

My bro in law is really into House, I've watched a couple of episodes and I can see me getting hooked.

I also liked the Tudors; Dead Like Me; Tru Calling (short series but fun)


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Posted: 12/6/2012 10:55:28 AM
Lark Rise to Candleford (BBC series that takes place in the Edwardian era)
Being Human (US version of BBC series)
Warehouse 13
Eureka
Sons of Anarchy (violent, but compelling)
Walking Dead (gory)

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Posted: 12/6/2012 10:56:35 AM
I just finished the first season of "Homeland" and loved it.



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Posted: 12/6/2012 11:04:29 AM
Friday Night Lights! My favorite show ever!

Prison Break is amazing....and there are 80 episodes

Felicity- good show, didn't finish it yet
Downton Abbey-love this show too!

Criminal Minds...love this show too, not sure if its on Netflix though





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Posted: 12/6/2012 11:07:07 AM
Sons of Anarchy is really good (kind of trashy and violent but I LOVE it). I like Grey's Anatomy and there are like 9 seasons, so plenty to watch. My husband really likes Justified and he found another one called Hell on Wheels, it was really good. I watched the first season and a half of Mad Men and never really got hooked but all my friends love it. Dexter too.

Not sure if these are available on Netflix (we also have Hulu+, $8/mo.):

New Girl
Modern Family
The Mindy Project (this is new so it's only on Hulu)
Don't Trust the B in Apt. 23 (also new)

These are all my hilarious feel good shows. They make me LOL

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Posted: 12/6/2012 11:07:18 AM
I just recently finished watching all seasons of White Collar
really liked that one



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Posted: 12/6/2012 11:08:26 AM

Felicity- good show, didn't finish it yet


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Posted: 12/6/2012 11:08:54 AM
I just started White Collar and it is fun. There is some decent eye candy too.

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Posted: 12/6/2012 11:24:02 AM
Another vote for Friday Night Lights. Also we enjoy Glee and Once Upon a Time.


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Posted: 12/6/2012 11:28:00 AM
Dexter

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Posted: 12/6/2012 11:29:52 AM
My two new favorite shows are castle and bones. I watch both on Hulu.



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Posted: 12/6/2012 11:34:48 AM
Prison Break
Homeland
Damages

Some people loved Lost. I never got into it.

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Posted: 12/6/2012 11:35:20 AM
Burn Notice
Suits
The Closer
Covert Affairs
The Killing



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Posted: 12/6/2012 12:01:30 PM
I highly recommend How I Met Your Mother. Love that show and they just released Season 7.

I know you don't like Sons of Anarchy but others that are reading this thread may enjoy it. I watched 4 seasons in one week. Awesome show if you like violence and nudity.

I'm gonna have to try out Friday Night Lights.

Thanks for posting.

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Posted: 12/6/2012 12:13:09 PM
I only have Netflix streaming, so I suggest:

Lie To Me
Numbers
White Collar
Grey's Anatomy
Crossing Jordan
CSI Miami

They are all crime or medical shows or a combo of both. Have fun during your down time!

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Posted: 12/6/2012 1:58:46 PM
White Collar
Burn Notice

Falling skies (great show even if you don't fantasy)

eureka and warehouse 13 are fantasy but just plain fun. even your kids will love them

of course you must watch Firefly.

and
Covert Affairs.

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Posted: 12/6/2012 2:26:18 PM
Breaking Bad is interesting and different.

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Posted: 12/6/2012 4:01:03 PM
Another vote for Castle and Bones



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Posted: 12/6/2012 5:03:15 PM
MAD MEN !!!!!
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Downton Abbey



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Posted: 12/6/2012 5:14:32 PM
loved this netflix series LILYHAMMER



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Posted: 12/6/2012 5:25:10 PM
Both Grey's Anatomy and Private Practice are very good. (Private Practice is actually a spinoff of Grey's - one of the doctor's moved) Shonda Rhimes is amazingly creative.

I also recommend Parenthood. I missed it when it first started, but got caught up with the first three seasons this year and its one of the best show's I've seen....

Oh, and Gilmore Girls too...if they are streaming..they might be disc...


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Posted: 12/6/2012 5:28:02 PM
Hmmm......
Dexter
Revenge
Grey's Anatomy
Castle
Downton Abbey
Scandal
The Good Wife

So many great shows out there!


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Posted: 12/6/2012 5:28:21 PM
Dexter!!!
Oz
Sopranos

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Posted: 12/6/2012 5:36:11 PM
I watch all the Grey's Anatomy episodes on Netflix and have now started watching Lost. They're both great shows.
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Posted: 12/6/2012 5:45:52 PM
So many great shows ~ so little time!


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Posted: 12/6/2012 5:58:16 PM
damages

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Psych


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