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Roy_1
July 8, 2017, 09:09 AM
So here is my list, in no particular order

Banshee

Preacher

Zoo

Penny Dreadful

The Strain

The Originals

Black Sails

Carnivale

Brooklyn nine nine

Into the Badlands

Guys Please share yours to, would love to give them a watch if not already seen'em.

aklemalp
July 8, 2017, 09:10 AM
Teletubbies,
Boston Legal
Bob's Burgers
Dharma and Greg

Roy_1
July 8, 2017, 09:20 AM
Teletubbies :lol: You are kidding right? Please tell me you are kidding

Boston Legal is by no means underrated, take a look at it's ratings, quite popular I say.

Dharma and Greg was pretty popular among viewers too.

I was actually looking for underappreciated hidden gem type TV shows, I mean great shows with very little popularity or fan followings

Yankees
July 8, 2017, 09:29 AM
Arrested Development

aklemalp
July 8, 2017, 09:32 AM
Teletubbies :lol: You are kidding right? Please tell me you are kidding

Boston Legal is by no means underrated, take a look at it's ratings, quite popular I say.

Dharma and Greg was pretty popular among viewers too.

I was actually looking for underappreciated hidden gem type TV shows, I mean great shows with very little popularity or fan followings


Those shows you mentioned, Brooklyn Nine Nine has a tremendous fan following.

It's hard to find hidden gems - minus the popularity factor...unless you live under a rock

aklemalp
July 8, 2017, 09:33 AM
So does Freaks and Greeks make it?

Roy_1
July 8, 2017, 09:38 AM
So does Freaks and Greeks make it?

Yes, it does man, so how is it? I mean binge-watchable?

Roy_1
July 8, 2017, 09:40 AM
Arrested Development

Probably the best sitcom ever, you got good taste :up:

SportingBD
July 8, 2017, 09:48 AM
Yu-Gi-Oh!

Jackie Chan Adventures

Use to love watching them.

Zeeshan
July 8, 2017, 10:16 AM
I was a huge John Doe fiend. Fell right up on my alley on my lap or whatever they say. They cancelled it.

Anyone watched Sense 8? I think the storyline or concept was interesting. Bad acting though. (Hate to bag on Netflix, but they always rein in crappy shows...Sorry!)

aklemalp
July 8, 2017, 10:53 PM
Probably the best sitcom ever, you got good taste :up:

Well that's an overstatement.

M*A*S*H

That's greatness right there.

aklemalp
July 8, 2017, 10:55 PM
Yes, it does man, so how is it? I mean binge-watchable?

It only lasted one season, there's not much... originally it was scheduled to aired 18 episodes, but only aired 12 then got canceled.

It has franco, rogen, Siegel. ..Judd Apatow involved.

Roy_1
July 9, 2017, 06:18 AM
Well that's an overstatement.

M*A*S*H

That's greatness right there.

I heard a lot about it, only reason I haven't watched it yet cuz I thought the humor in it might probably be a bit too old and cliché for my taste, anyways it is a legendary TV show no doubt about that.

Roy_1
July 9, 2017, 06:28 AM
I was a huge John Doe fiend. Fell right up on my alley on my lap or whatever they say. They cancelled it.

Anyone watched Sense 8? I think the storyline or concept was interesting. Bad acting though. (Hate to bag on Netflix, but they always rein in crappy shows...Sorry!)
I liked John Doe too, too bad they cancelled it after only one season, it currently ranks 8th in my list of great TV shows that got canceled too early 😂, Firefly tops the list

Jadukor
July 9, 2017, 07:03 AM
From old ones i recommend
Undeclared

Also Fraser, Arrested Development, Just Shoot me

For married people
Rules of Engagement

Roy_1
July 9, 2017, 08:27 AM
From old ones i recommend
Undeclared

Also Fraser, Arrested Development, Just Shoot me

For married people
Rules of Engagement

Gotta watch Undeclared then, seems impressive.

Can you suggest some more and also few from horror/mystery genre ? You know like twin peaks type, need some recommendations for binge watching, with semester already over and GF visiting her family I got absolutely nothing to do for next two weeks.

iDumb
July 9, 2017, 08:47 AM
with semester already over and GF visiting her family I got absolutely nothing to do for next two weeks.

HOw old are you? There are so many things you can do for two weeks.... Please do yourself a favor and don't watch any series.. go find another gf. You live in India right? It's HUGE.. explore some areas of india by yourself.... research it as if you are a tourist visiting India and experience it that way...

alone trip is sometimes one of the best..

People are so damn boring these days..with their high speed internet...

I cursed the hell out of my 16 year old niece the other day because she was sitting home reading book and occasionally texting/using phone during her summer break. She stopped talking to me but I think i got the message across...

aklemalp wrote in one of the post here something in line of you being "under a rock" if you don't know about these shows... From this whole thread i only know the names of at max 3 or 4 shows and watched none. I would be worried if I knew all of them.

Please do not watch TV this whole 2 weeks and do something different.. and come back write about it here with pictures maybe.. I would love to read those instead of your reviews on season 10 of telechubbies.

Roy_1
July 9, 2017, 11:00 AM
HOw old are you? There are so many things you can do for two weeks.... Please do yourself a favor and don't watch any series.. go find another gf. You live in India right? It's HUGE.. explore some areas of india by yourself.... research it as if you are a tourist visiting India and experience it that way...

alone trip is sometimes one of the best..

People are so damn boring these days..with their high speed internet...

I cursed the hell out of my 16 year old niece the other day because she was sitting home reading book and occasionally texting/using phone during her summer break. She stopped talking to me but I think i got the message across...

aklemalp wrote in one of the post here something in line of you being "under a rock" if you don't know about these shows... From this whole thread i only know the names of at max 3 or 4 shows and watched none. I would be worried if I knew all of them.

Please do not watch TV this whole 2 weeks and do something different.. and come back write about it here with pictures maybe.. I would love to read those instead of your reviews on season 10 of telechubbies.

I am 20 years old, a laid-back engineering student, already travelled length and breadth of South India and can't really afford to explore North and NE India at the moment, I am doing a post semester industrial training else would have been chilling somewhere in the Himachal with friends. Since this is not possible guess I would be stuck here with my rock for some time, be watching my favorite TV shows, hitting pubs occasionally and going out fishing in weekends, not complaining though.

Anyways thanks for your valuable advice, I reckon you were a pretty adventurous soul in your youth.

Jadukor
July 9, 2017, 11:12 AM
Cant think of horror tv series which is good. If you liked Twin Peaks then perhaps try the two part mini series of The Shining. For movies you can see Feast (the first one only), Brain Scan, 10 Cloverfield Lane, Cabin in the Woods, Frightners.

If you are into anime then plenty of options. You can check the anime thread.

aklemalp
July 9, 2017, 11:17 AM
There's a show based on the novel by Stephen King being promoted on the Audience Channel...


It's called Mr. Mercedes

NoName
July 9, 2017, 11:43 AM
Misfits

Roy_1
July 9, 2017, 12:04 PM
Misfits

Hell yeah, completely fits my criteria, thanks man

NoName
July 9, 2017, 12:09 PM
Have you ever seen it?

Roy_1
July 9, 2017, 12:26 PM
Have you ever seen it?

No, I haven't, but I am gonna watch it for sure, Comedy, thriller, sci-fi all rolled into one, my kinda show.

aklemalp
July 9, 2017, 12:28 PM
Question for you Roy...

Why do you wanna watch 'underrated' TV shows?

There are some brilliant TV shows that aren't underrated. You just have to look man :)

Roy_1
July 9, 2017, 12:33 PM
Question for you Roy...

Why do you wanna watch 'underrated' TV shows?

There are some brilliant TV shows that aren't underrated. You just have to look man :)

Cuz I already watched most if not all of them, told you before I am a big time tv nerd.

aklemalp
July 9, 2017, 12:35 PM
Cuz I already watched most if not all of them, told you before I am a big time tv nerd.

Another overstatement :lol:

Roy_1
July 9, 2017, 12:50 PM
Another overstatement :lol:

I did watch most popular TV shows broadcasted post 2000, not sure why it is such an overstatement and invokes laughter.

aklemalp
July 9, 2017, 12:53 PM
I did watch most popular TV shows broadcasted post 2000, not sure why it is such an overstatement and invokes laughter.

Bro, I'm just messing with yah...

I hardly ever use that emoji. ..when I do, you that I'm joking...

Don't take it serious.

I was a diehard Smallville fan during the 2000s

Roy_1
July 9, 2017, 12:57 PM
I was a diehard Smallville fan during the 2000s

I have it downloaded, watched the first couple seasons, Dare Devil is the best comic book adaptation to have ever come out of TV, just my opinion though

aklemalp
July 9, 2017, 01:00 PM
I have it downloaded, watched the first couple seasons, Dare Devil is the best comic book adaptation to have ever come out of TV, just my opinion though

Ohh, I have not seen that. What time period did it aired?

bujhee kom
July 9, 2017, 01:09 PM
Salamander
Spiral
Deutschland 83
Low Winter Sun
Les Tremoins/Witneses
Braque
Broen
Luther
Hinterland
The Killing/Forbrydelsen
Vera
Marcella
Shetland
The Shadow Line
Fortitude (Season 1, not the second one)
London Spy
Beck
Borgen
Annika Bengtzon
Dicte
Scott & Bailey



Broadchurch (to a certain extent)

bujhee kom
July 10, 2017, 12:11 PM
Also

Gomorrah
Bordertown

aklemalp
July 10, 2017, 12:17 PM
Also

Gomorrah
Bordertown

I really love this show. Hated that it had to be canceled.

Buckwald is an interesting character.

Had the ingredients to be a great show, only if they could have put more faith in it.

Roy_1
July 10, 2017, 01:51 PM
Salamander
Spiral
Deutschland 83
Low Winter Sun
Les Tremoins/Witneses
Braque
Broen
Luther
Hinterland
The Killing/Forbrydelsen
Vera
Marcella
Shetland
The Shadow Line
Fortitude (Season 1, not the second one)
London Spy
Beck
Borgen
Annika Bengtzon
Dicte
Scott & Bailey



Broadchurch (to a certain extent)

Thanks BK da, e to puro El Dorado :notworthy:

iDumb
July 10, 2017, 02:37 PM
I am 20 years old, a laid-back engineering student, already travelled length and breadth of South India and can't really afford to explore North and NE India at the moment

Anyways thanks for your valuable advice, I reckon you were a pretty adventurous soul in your youth.

Perhaps figuring out how to travel cheap to explore north is a good start? It doesn't have to be travel, it can be so many things beside just wasting time on shows for 2 damn weeks....

I am not an adventurous person, my soul is.. sure.. but I did spend most of my time outside of the confines of walls during my youth and I regret deeply for not doing so much more that I could have.....

that's why it bothers me when I see young ppl just wasting their youth on electronic device....

what you do now will shape up your future more ways than you think.. and let's say even if it doesn't change any future..

When you are old, are you gonna reminisce the 2nd season 3rd episode of lost or would the time you spent one lunch day with a random girl in some remote area of India will put a smile on your face...

i think the latter.

I am not say8ing not to watch tvs, movies, shows... but just don't waste weeks of doing it.. You only have good healthy ~30 years to live... think about how u want to live that..... it's a very short time to enjoy the world effectively.

a lot of us waste time in this site but we do it during our work or between work...

NoName
July 10, 2017, 05:00 PM
Strike Back is another decent show.

bujhee kom
July 11, 2017, 05:21 AM
Salamander - Belgian
Spiral - French
Deutschland 83 - German
Low Winter Sun - U.S.
Les Tremoins/Witneses - French
Braque - French
Broen - Danish/Swed
Luther- British
Hinterland - Welsh/U.K.
The Killing/Forbrydelsen - Danish
Vera -Scottish/U.K.
Marcella - British
Shetland - British
The Shadow Line - British
Fortitude (Season 1, not the second one) - Icelanic
London Spy - British
Beck - Swed
Borgen - Danish
Annika Bengtzon - Danish
Dicte - Danish
Scott & Bailey - British



Broadchurch-British (to a certain extent)

Also

Gomorrah- Italian
Bordertown - Finish

I really love this show. Hated that it had to be canceled.
Buckwald is an interesting character.

Had the ingredients to be a great show, only if they could have put more faith in it.
It's not 'Bordertown' the cartoon show...
It is 'Bordertown' - a Finish crime drama series. Story takes place between the border towns of St. Petersburg, Russia and Lappeenranta, Finland.

Thanks BK da, e to puro El Dorado :notworthy:

I have now added to my list - where they come from...
I also have created my own European crime-noir tv drama series database....I will add some more superb ones here in this thread over the weekend...
All these shows can be found in Netflix, Hulu-Plus and Amazon Prime Video. Some you have to search in youtube...I can tell you where to find them in youtube.

Jadukor
July 11, 2017, 05:31 AM
BK da.. sword of tipu sultan baad gesey apner list e

Roy_1
July 11, 2017, 10:16 AM
Perhaps figuring out how to travel cheap to explore north is a good start? It doesn't have to be travel, it can be so many things beside just wasting time on shows for 2 damn weeks....

I am not an adventurous person, my soul is.. sure.. but I did spend most of my time outside of the confines of walls during my youth and I regret deeply for not doing so much more that I could have.....

that's why it bothers me when I see young ppl just wasting their youth on electronic device....

what you do now will shape up your future more ways than you think.. and let's say even if it doesn't change any future..

When you are old, are you gonna reminisce the 2nd season 3rd episode of lost or would the time you spent one lunch day with a random girl in some remote area of India will put a smile on your face...

i think the latter.

I am not say8ing not to watch tvs, movies, shows... but just don't waste weeks of doing it.. You only have good healthy ~30 years to live... think about how u want to live that..... it's a very short time to enjoy the world effectively.

a lot of us waste time in this site but we do it during our work or between work...

That is some wonderful insight on life, thanks for sharing.

The problem is I signed up for this industrial training, which is 6 days 60 hours a week and super exhausting, I mean its draining my energy to the point that once I am back to my room I can't literally convince myself to do anything other than sipping beer and watch something on laptop. Since I already paid for this I can't really go out of Bangalore while it is still on, in fact even if I skip one session it may reflect badly on my certificate.

You know I am not exactly a frog in a well kinda guy, I seek thrill as much as the next person but sometimes you gotta compromise your lifestyle for the sake of something better. We get truckloads of religious and other public holidays here in Bangalore instead of heading back home all the time I utilized them to explore the southern part. Already been to most if not all popular spots, while there are countless other little known places here with pristine beauty are on my bucket list. I may not be another Livingstone or Morgan Stanley but I am no house rat either. All my friends have already gone home and I am not a solo or budget traveler type, I don't like being lonely, I don't do well having no one else present. At least if I spend time watching something I like I can overcome this boredom which is only a matter of a couple weeks ,my GF will be back by the end of this month and I will be whole again :D

iDumb
July 11, 2017, 03:08 PM
Hey Roy is you doing a training that's 60 hours a week .. u don't have to do anything but watch tv :) my post was a general post on not wasting time that unless will never get back ... most ppl will live a bland .ok life ...

Good luck

Roy_1
July 11, 2017, 04:40 PM
Hey Roy is you doing a training that's 60 hours a week .. u don't have to do anything but watch tv :) my post was a general post on not wasting time that unless will never get back ... most ppl will live a bland .ok life ...

Well, technically it's Mon-sat 9 hours a day lunch break included, but I am usually stretching a couple more hours everyday as I already joined late and the trainers don't exactly spoon feed the interns, which is good actually.

Good luck

Thanks sir

aklemalp
July 12, 2017, 08:17 AM
It's not 'Bordertown' the cartoon show...
It is 'Bordertown' - a Finish crime drama series. Story takes place between the border towns of St. Petersburg, Russia and Lappeenranta, Finland.

Oh, sorry BK bhai. ...I didn't know about that show.

mufi_02
July 12, 2017, 09:12 AM
Dadagiri - hosted by Ganguly.

It is on Zee bangla. My mom is a huge fan of this show. Sridvei is coming next week and she will dance.

Yankees
July 12, 2017, 09:26 AM
If you are looking for mystery types, check out The Twilight Zone. If you acknowledge that its early days television and accept the visual limitations, the stories are still some of the best ever written. And who says you have to limit yourself to TV shows, there are excellent movies and books out there. Rather than watch the two-part series on The Shinning (as someone mentioned), why not read the book? It's one of the best I've ever read. And since you're all alone, you might enjoy Where's Walden.

bujhee kom
July 12, 2017, 12:44 PM
BK da.. sword of tipu sultan baad gesey apner list e

Hehehehe...Jadu dada, I have watched Sword of Tipu Sultan ...Pura Jatraa..Ahha, Tigers-eye Dulabhai and I watched so many jatras together back in the 70s in Fenchuganj, Bakherganj, ChapaiNawabganj and in Dhamrai...Nobab Shiraj-Ud Daula...we watched at least 268 versions of it...hehehe!

Then I tried watching some Turkish series....again pure Spanish soap opera + Bangla Jatra...couldn't understand the Turkish if no subtitles but naika gula ki shundor dekhtey!

bujhee kom
July 12, 2017, 12:49 PM
The following are most under-rated Swedish Crime-noir TV series (According to BK):

Broen
Modus
Jordskott
Beck
Sebastian Bergman
Irene Huss
Spring Tide
Oskyldigt Domd
Fajallbacka Morden
Kommisserie Winter
The 100 Code

The following are most under-rated Danish Crime-noir TV series (According to BK):

Forbrydelsen
Bron (Broen in Swedish)
Rejseholdet
Dicte
The Eagle (Also in Icelandic)
Follow The Money
Anna Pihl
Those Who Kill
Norskov

The Kingdom( Not a crime show, supernatural- Excellent)

The Protectors (it's not that good, so I may not label as under-rated)

Icelandic:
The Case
The Eagle

Belgian:
Salamander
The Break
Hotel Beau Sejour


Will add more later...Norwegian, French, German and a huge huge number from the U.K.

Roy_1
July 12, 2017, 01:20 PM
The following are most under-rated Swedish Crime-noir TV series (According to BK):

Broen
Modus
Jordskott
Beck
Sebastian Bergman
Irene Huss
Spring Tide
Oskyldigt Domd
Fajallbacka Morden
Kommisserie Winter
The 100 Code

The following are most under-rated Danish Crime-noir TV series (According to BK):

Forbrydelsen
Bron (Broen in Swedish)
Rejseholdet
Dicte
The Eagle (Also in Icelandic)
Follow The Money
Anna Pihl
Those Who Kill
Norskov

The Kingdom( Not a crime show, supernatural- Excellent)

The Protectors (it's not that good, so I may not label as under-rated)

Icelandic:
The Case
The Eagle

Belgian:
Salamander
The Break
Hotel Beau Sejour


Will add more later...Norwegian, French, German and a huge huge number from the U.K.

Sir, you are a wizard, deserve to be knighted :big_hug: