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Old 12-01-2011, 12:30 PM   #1
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Default Just Started "The Wire"....

So.. SOA is coming to an End,
All caught up with Dexter
still waitin on Madmen
just finished the Sopranos last week

so i stumbled on the Wire.. I chose it over Entourage.. good choice? What can I expect.. ive heard its one of the best shows ever put out (According to TIME) ...Opinions on the show anyone?
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Old 12-01-2011, 12:35 PM   #2
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Default Re: Just Started "The Wire"....

I've got a similar TV watching conundrum with all my shows closing out for the year.

Maybe American Horror Story if it's available On Demand.

Anyone know how Homeland is? I know I can get that On Demand.


You made a good choice.
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Old 12-01-2011, 12:37 PM   #3
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Default Re: Just Started "The Wire"....

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I've got a similar TV watching conundrum with all my shows closing out for the year.

Maybe American Horror Story if it's available On Demand.

Anyone know how Homeland is? I know I can get that On Demand.


You made a good choice.
A coworker of mine watches HOMELAND and says its awesome..also i read alot of Bill Simmons Grantland and they have a weekly Homeland review.. Im a simmons junkie and he always references the Wire so i guess you could say thats why i started watching it.. but to answer your question , from what ive read and heard..its a great show. I usually have a habit of reading the episode review after ive watched an episode. Helps me put things together
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Old 12-01-2011, 12:50 PM   #4
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Default Re: Just Started "The Wire"....

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I've got a similar TV watching conundrum with all my shows closing out for the year.

Maybe American Horror Story if it's available On Demand.

Anyone know how Homeland is? I know I can get that On Demand.


You made a good choice.

awesome show. WATCH IT!!!
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Have fun, I just started watching Dexter today, halfway through the first season already haha.. I like it alot, but there's something about the shows intro that gives me the creeps..
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I ordered the Sopranos complete series box set. Should be arriving any day now.
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I'm watching The Wire my second go round. Still can't believe how good this show is.
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Default Re: Just Started "The Wire"....

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I've got a similar TV watching conundrum with all my shows closing out for the year.

Maybe American Horror Story if it's available On Demand.

Anyone know how Homeland is? I know I can get that On Demand.


You made a good choice.


Homeland is f*cking AWESOME
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Have fun, I just started watching Dexter today, halfway through the first season already haha.. I like it alot, but there's something about the shows intro that gives me the creeps..
Yeah, Dexter is a good show! Season 4 is the most EPIC! Just a heads up
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Default Re: Just Started "The Wire"....

the wire is the best show i've ever seen. if you have access to all the seasons and episodes like i do you will be watching 3-4 episodes a day.
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Default Re: Just Started "The Wire"....

great choice. my advice: take it slow. it takes a while to get used to its pace. rewatch some episodes even. it's probably not going to sell you on the pilot but keep watching. i didn't get super intrigued until about episode 7 and beyond that, i was hooked. prepare for greatness.
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A coworker of mine watches HOMELAND and says its awesome..also i read alot of Bill Simmons Grantland and they have a weekly Homeland review.. Im a simmons junkie and he always references the Wire so i guess you could say thats why i started watching it.. but to answer your question , from what ive read and heard..its a great show. I usually have a habit of reading the episode review after ive watched an episode. Helps me put things together


I'm a Simmons junkie as well, and I've read a few of the Homeland recaps, which seems rediculous seeing as I don't even watch the show, but I still find them amusing. Particularly the one he wrote filling in for Seppinwall. His step by step analysis of stuff always exagerates the rediculousness of stuff. It's like when he does his minute by minute draft blogs. Always amusing.
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Default Re: Just Started "The Wire"....

I'm envious of everyone who's yet to watch The Wire. You get to experience it for the first time
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Default Re: Just Started "The Wire"....

When watching the wire you have to remember that there are many layers to the show. It's a cop and street dealer show on one level. On another level it's about corruption in our system. On another level it shows how institutions affect and mold individuals. And on yet another level it's about retribution and the strengths and weaknesses of individuals.

Or just remember the famous Stringer Bell quote: "There's games beyond the f*ckin game."

Good luck and enjoy!
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