the ultimate argument- what is the greatest tv show of all time?

Started by funkymonkey, Mar 18, 2022, in Entertainment Add to Reading List

  1. funkymonkey
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    the age-old argument; what is, truly, the best television series of all time?
    i'd love to lay out an analysis of why breaking bad is the greatest tv show of all time, but i'd be disagreed with. my top three, while i'm only talking about the number one in this case, goes as follows; breaking bad, the twilight zone, and the wire. all very different in what makes them great, but definitely some of humanity's best work in television entertainment EVER.
     
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    peaky blinders, mr. robot, the night of, dark
     
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    Gomorrah, breaking bad and for comedy i say king of queens
     
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    The Wire blew me away, in a way no other show could do, he first time I watched it. So def The Wire
     
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    dark is absolutely amazing, as well as mr. robot. both have very political takes on the world around us, as well as forcing us to think about morals and ethics. the science of mr. robot specifically- it made us think about what one man, or entity will do to achieve what they may think that they need. breaking bad does a phenomenal job of making us think about this as well. it shows us walter white, mundane, wildly insecure, hungry for power in his own life. he, after he becomes heisenberg, is THE example of what a person would do to achieve what they want. trying really hard not to spoil the show or the transition arc that he makes, but f--- it- in the show, the moment (in my opinion) the walter transformed into heisenberg is a less looked upon moment for this particular transition. when he kills krazy-8 in the first season, he saw, finally, that he was capable. capable of doing horrendous acts, such as killing a man.
     
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    the wire is absolutely amazing
     
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    the night of >>>>
     
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    Haven't heard of The Night Of before this thread, but now I want to check it out
     
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    The Wire
    Arrested Development
    The Sopranos
    It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia
     
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    Band of Brothers is my favourite.

    I loved the Wire but it slowly deteriated each season
     
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    Breaking Bad, Prison Break seasons 1-2, House MD, Married With Children seasons 1-4, Better Call Saul
     
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    The Chappelle's Show
     
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    Obi-Wan Kenobi >>>>>>> all of them, show ain't even out yet, but it's Kenobi, so.. GOAT.

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    Frasier
     
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    Top 2 are interchangeable and in a league of their own imo.

    The Wire
    Sopranos
    Breaking Bad
    Better Call Saul
    Succession
    Dark
    Game of Thrones (S1-6)
    Oz
    Lost
    Peep Show

    Honourable mentions:

    Westworld (S1), Simpsons (S1-10), South Park (S1-11), Fargo (S1), House of Cards (S1-4), Dopesick, Rick and Morty, Death Note, Seinfeld, Curb Your Enthusiasm, Friends, People Just Do Nothing.

    Then there's the entertaining shows that are still good but not elite like Prison Break, Sons of Anarchy, Banshee, The Punisher etc.
     
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    Mostly agree... The Shield is a lot better than Sons of Anarchy doe
     
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    It's objectively Seinfeld.
     
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    Shameless is underrated
     
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    Peep Show, Breaking Bad or Mr. Robot.

    But probably Breaking Bad.
     
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    Pokémon
     
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