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Old 04-29-2014, 10:51 AM   #481
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I saw about 40 seconds of Mad Men in two different sessions last week.
I guess it's something you'd have to see from the beginning because all I could say was, What the heck is this? lol
Clicking on Information told me nothing.
Yes, Mad Men makes sense when viewed from the beginning. I got hooked on it. But it's a show where there are almost no likable characters supposedly portraying how cut throat and unlikable Madison Avenue people are.

It wouldn't be for everyone's taste I'm sure.
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Old 04-29-2014, 11:01 AM   #482
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It seemed it was a show about showing women's legs.
Not that there's anything wrong with that.
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Old 04-29-2014, 11:23 AM   #483
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It seemed it was a show about showing women's legs.
Not that there's anything wrong with that.
You see what you look for!
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Old 04-29-2014, 12:12 PM   #484
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The Pirate and I have had a standing date for Downton Abby. No conversation allowed. And tonight Doc Martin next season starts. Another date to watch TV for both Spike and The Pirate. I am always sorry to see a good BBC show end and then have to wait for the next series. Waiting for Doc Martin has been almost painful. Tonight the pain stops!
Have you had "Call the Midwife" yet? Another BBC series based on a true story around a group of midwives attached to an Anglican convent of nuns who looked after pre- and post-natal care in the east end of London in the 1950s. Not my sort of thing usually but I got hooked. I was more annoyed about missing that when my television died on me than anything else.

New season of Downton starting over here in September. May have to get the television sorted out by then.
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Old 04-29-2014, 12:19 PM   #485
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I'm really enjoying Mr Selfridges. Jeremy Piven is great in it!
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Old 04-29-2014, 07:17 PM   #486
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Have you had "Call the Midwife" yet? Another BBC series based on a true story around a group of midwives attached to an Anglican convent of nuns who looked after pre- and post-natal care in the east end of London in the 1950s. Not my sort of thing usually but I got hooked. I was more annoyed about missing that when my television died on me than anything else.

New season of Downton starting over here in September. May have to get the television sorted out by then.
Although I know you were asking Addie, but I had to say I really like that show MC! The new season wasn't offered here but I was able to purchase the episodes for streaming on Amazon, at $2.00 an episode. Now I'm hooked on The Bletchley Circle...
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/04/20/ar...-pbs.html?_r=0
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Old 04-29-2014, 11:18 PM   #487
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Kayelle, I too am hooked on the Bletchley Circle and also love "From Larkrise to Candleford." We get two different PBS stations and they must be airing different seasons as the time frames are all goofed up, I guess I didn't realize I wasn't consistently watching the same channel. :( But still enjoyable. Also was watching Upstairs Downstairs (the new version). It's all just a nice change of pace from The plethora of programming about doctors, lawyers, and crime dramas, that we get so much of here.
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Old 04-29-2014, 11:32 PM   #488
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Let's Talk TV

Hmmmm... Had trouble posting and my last post showed up twice. I just edited it with this post :)
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Old 04-30-2014, 01:12 PM   #489
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I was saddened to read this morning that Fox has decided to cancel the sci-fi cop show "Almost Human," despite the fact it pulled in decent ratings (and apparently was one of the most DVR'ed shows of the season). I found the writing and cast to be some of the best on television. Alas, I suspect the program may have simply been too expensive to produce, since it had several name actors on the payroll, and depended heavily on expensive futuristic sets/technology.
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Old 04-30-2014, 01:24 PM   #490
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I too am hooked on the Bletchley Circle
Is Bletchley Circle an ongoing series (available in the U.S.)?

I watched it on Netflix (2 discs, 7 episodes, 2012) and liked it a lot. Would love to see more.
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