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Old 06-26-2019, 05:31 PM   #1
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Favorite TV series of your lifetime.

Grew up watching Bonanza, Andy Griffen show, Mary Tyler Moore, etc. which were all great. Started watching Parenthood for a second go round and have personally declared this series is one of the greatest ever produced. The show touches on so many elements of my personal life specific to Asberger's.. Wish there were more seasons. What show has touched you regarding your life's travels?
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Old 06-26-2019, 05:37 PM   #2
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Personally probably St. Elsewhere and ER but there have been many good shows over the years.
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Old 06-26-2019, 05:44 PM   #3
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ER. Then West Wing.
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Old 06-26-2019, 05:48 PM   #4
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You're going to get a bunch of Andy Griffith Show answers to that question. I see this question often online.
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Old 06-26-2019, 05:59 PM   #5
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Yeah, my apologies as I realize there really isn't no "best" show of all times. I was emotionally motivated to start this thread because of the Asberger's topic from the show "Parenthood". My son will struggle with this well beyond my death, and I only wish more people would be aware of its prevelance in our society.
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Old 06-26-2019, 06:02 PM   #6
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My all-time fave (of many!): Columbo
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Old 06-26-2019, 06:08 PM   #7
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If I had to pick one, it'd probably be Cheers.
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Old 06-26-2019, 06:12 PM   #8
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It's hard to pick just one.

Top three are the Mary Tyler Moore show, the Bob Newhart Show, and M.A.S.H.
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Old 06-26-2019, 06:22 PM   #9
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Old 06-26-2019, 06:33 PM   #10
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Newer stuff, probably Billions and House of Cards. Older series over the past 30 years, probably Dallas (JR was/is my hero). Before that, I liked Route 66 and the Big Valley.
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Old 06-26-2019, 06:47 PM   #11
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From the "old' days: Hill Street Blues (Hey, let's be careful out there!)

From more recent (but still past history) times: Tie between Breaking Bad and Justified. A nod to the TV series Fargo as well. YMMV
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Old 06-26-2019, 07:30 PM   #12
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I really loved Cheers when it was on. Don't know how it holds up today. Hill Street Blues was another favorite. Too many to mention really. This is truly the Golden Age of television right now. Lots of great series with near movie like budgets.
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We noticed that one of the oldies side-channels was starting Green Acres from the beginning. I had forgotten just how funny and bizarre that show was at times.
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Old 06-26-2019, 08:10 PM   #16
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The series "24". I caught unto it late in the series and binge watched a whole season in a weekend.
Loved Cheers and Get Smart too.
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Old 06-26-2019, 08:18 PM   #17
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Probably MASH. A friend of my mom was a surgeon in a MASH unit and he said the TV show was exactly what it was like. He said you had to act crazy to keep from going insane...
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