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It's kind of funny...

From some people's lists you can kind of tell how old they are and where they are from.

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I'm not sure I can come up with 10 but first - and foremost : 24, Columbo (as a very close "second") Murder She Wrote, The little House on the Prairie, Poirot, The Saint (Roger Moore), Bewitched, Taiyo ni hoero, Shigoto-nin (and another one with Ishihara Yujiro but I can't recall the name...)

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In no particular order: Little House on the Prairie (I even watched a rerun last night with my kids) Magnum P.I. MAS*H The Simpsons (while Conan O'Brien was a writer...so inception to circa 1996) Seinfeld

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The Sweeney, The Professionals, The Saint ( Roger Moore ), The Young Ones, Tales of the Unexpected, One Foot in the Grave, Monty Python's Flying Circus, Fawlty Towers, Rising Damp and Bod.

Bod? I remember that - every character introduced by their own little piece of theme music. Ah, weird lunchtime kids' TV ^_^

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Most of my favorite shows are from the 1960s and '70s, which I think was a golden era for TV. Anyway, here are my top 10, in no particular order.

Get Smart, The Munsters, I Dream of Jeannie, The Untouchables, Mission: Impossible, Star Trek, Twilight Zone, Columbo, Frasier and The West Wing.

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Breaking Bad is all that matters ;)

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Don't know if I can come up with 10 but.......Sopranos, Breaking Bad, Boardwalk Empire of late, and Northern Exposure, Cheers, Seinfeld, Corner Gas, Freaks and Geeks (shame only one season) from years past. And of course Hockey Night in Canada.

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The Twilight Zone was the greatest show ever in the U.S. Excellently written, cast and acted. They used a different cast with different directors and producers (for most episodes) and different stories every week. Very hard to do. Great series! The rest are debatable.

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1 (Classic Dr Who), 2 Thunderbirds, 3 Captain Scarlet and the Mysterons, 4 Farscape, 5 Firefly, 6 Star Trek (TOS), 7 Trick (Japanese series), 8 Blackadder (all of them), 9 Seigi no Mikata (Japanese series), 10 Mrs Brown's Boys.

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The Sweeney, The Professionals, The Saint ( Roger Moore ), The Young Ones, Tales of the Unexpected, One Foot in the Grave, Monty Python's Flying Circus, Fawlty Towers, Rising Damp and Bod.

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Mad Men

The Wire

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I just remembered ! The "other" Ishihara one was "Seibu Keisatsu".

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Oz, Riley Ace of Spies, I Claudius, Roots, Breaking Bad, Hill Street Blues, Daily Show, Star Trek Original, Sesame Street, The Prisoner

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E.R. The Royle Family, Monkey/Saiyuki, NYPD Blue, Desperate Housewives, Battle of the Planets/Gachaman, The Six Million Dollar Man/The Bionic Woman, COSMOS, Dream On, The Office.

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The Man from Uncle, Top of the Pops, Goodnight Sweetheart, A Touch of Frost, Monty Python's Flying Circus, Time Team, the new Sherlock, Poirot, Star Trek, The Dog Whisperer, not in any particular order.

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I Love Lucy Star Trek Superman MASH Bonanza Hawaii Five-0 Dallas The Super Bowl Gilligans Island Breaking Bad

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All in the family, Happy Days, Dallas, Little House on the Prairie, Boardwalk Empire, Get Smart, Married with Children, The Sopranos, Battlestar Galactica, Star Trek.

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Boston Legal, House of Cards, Game of Thrones, Malcolm in the Middle

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Blackadder. Swiss Tony. Alan Partridge (all of them but Series 2 the best). Frasier. South Park. The Simpsons (early). Family Guy (early). Deadwood. Spin City. Rome.

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Attack on Titan,2. XXXholic 3. Rugrats 4. Amazing Spiderman, 5. Garfield 6. My cat from hell ,animal planet 7. Shuffle! 8. Deathnote 9. Pink panther 10. Mr.bean the animated. Hahahahahahahaaha
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Law & Order (the original +SVU) , Stargate Atlantis, Supernatural , Poirot, CSI (all of them), Chuno, Iljimae( only the first season), Commissar Rex( the German version) and the new Sherlock, of course. Benedict rocks!

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1.Gargoyles. 2 Gurren Laggan. 3. True Blood. 4. The Crow. 5. The Fresh Prince of Bel air. 6.Game of Thrones. 7.The A Team. 8.Friends. 9. El Condominio (Comedy show in Puerto Rico) 10. Spider-Man (animated series before Disney got their hands on Spidy).

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Breaking Bad, Game of Thrones, Simpsons, South Park, Seinfeld, Batman the Animated Series, Ducktales, Lost, Twilight Zone, The Adventures of Brisco County Jr. (loved this show but don't know how it's aged)

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Shouldn't this be related to Japan?

Anyway's: Breaking Bad, Boardwalk Empire, Band of Brothers.... all of which start with a B heh.

old ones: friends, and its British version Coupling (hi-la-rious)

As for Japanese drama's even though noone is asking: Ikebukuro Westgate Park, My Boss My Hero, Gokusen, Great Teacher Onizuka (NOT the new one with the Exile member) , Mother.

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papigiulio, i like gokusen and onizuka too :-)

I forgot Dragonball series.

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Only two of all time?

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And the other nine?

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Curb Your Enthusiasm

Hawaii Five-O

Hogan's Heroes

Kung Fu

Minisuka Police

The Prisoner


Star Trek

The White Shadow

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ST:TNG MAS*H Dexter Game of Thrones Simpsons (granted, they suck now, but back in the day...) American Gothic (short lived show that did not get the respect it deserved) The A Team (they said favorite, not best) In Search of . . . Everybody Loves Raymond Archer (THE funniest show on TV)

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Overseas shows (in no particular order)

The Simpsons (seasons 3 to 9-ish) Cheers The Walking Dead PBS Independent Lens Star Trek TNG Twilight Zone NFL divisional playoffs/Super Bowl 60 Minutes Three's Company The Misadventures of Sheriff Lobo (my avatar pic)


Japanese shows (in no particular order)

Project X Gaia no Yoake Cambria Kyuden Tonight 2 London Hearts (guilty pleasure!) Mezamashi TV (just the Motto Imadoki segment ha ha) Ito-ke no Shokutaku Magical Zuno Power Sasuke Ainori
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I love TV a little too much, but here are the ones that came to mind: Big Bang Theory, Dexter, Modern Family, Grey's Anatomy, Six Feet Under, Friends, Seinfeld, Buffy, Gilmore Girls, Wonder Years.

Japanese dramas are too short to leave a big impression, but a few I really liked were; Orange Days, Tiger and Dragon, Ikebukuro West Gate Park, Soredemo Ikite Yuku, Kisarazu Cat's Eye, Liar Game

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InuYasha(ALWAYS number 1), Yami no Matsuei(favorite is Hisoka because we're similar), Pok'emon(been watching since I was six or seven), Elfen Lied(Mayu is favorite because we're similar), Samurai Champloo, Gintama, Kodocha, Ichi Rittotu no Namida(cry everytime, and respect Aya SO much), FMA, Case Closed...there's more, but that was just ten. Yes, all but one are anime because I am an otaku!

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Offhand, here in Japan I've always liked "The Drifters" (Japan's all-time No. 1 comedy shows) and "Konto 55" (Jiro & Kin-chan's show in which they did a strip-tease with shapely girls to the jun-ken-pon routine). Both were funny, funny, funny ... and I never missed them.

In the U.S., my all-time favorites are "I Love Lucy," "All in the Family," "Mission Impossible," "Star Trek," "Milton Berle," "You Bet Your Life" with Groucho Marx, all the Walt Disney cartoons, "American Bandstand" (where I learned the latest dance moves/steps) and "The Milt Grant Show" (which was a Washington, D.C., copy of American Bandstand).

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Sorry folks, I want to include one more (I only listed nine). I cannot believe I forgot this one...........Trailer Park Boys.

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Only 10? Jeez...

I Dream of Jeannie ( Jeannie, Major Nelson, Major Healy )

Three's Company ( Jack, Janet, Chrissy, Mr. Furley, lol )

Friends ( Ross, Rachel, Chandler, Monica, Joey, lol )

The Tonight Show ( with Carson)

The Tonight Show ( with Leno )

Mission: Impossible ( Phelps )

Star Trek ( Kirk, Spock, McCoy, Scotty, Uhura, Sulu, Chekov )

Star Trek ( Picard, Riker, Dr Crusher, Laforge, Data, Counselor Troy, Counselor Troy's mother, lol )

Lost in Space ( John Robinson, Maureen Robinson, Penny Robinson, Will Robinson, the Robot, Dr Smith, lol )

Hawaii Five-O ( Steve McGarrett, "Book 'em Danno )

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Currently, my top 10 stands as follows:

1) Dream Eater Merry 2) Angel Beats! 3) Aria the Scarlet Ammo 4) Shakugan no Shana 5) Aoki Hagane no Arpeggio 6) Rosario + Vampire 7) Strike Witches 8) Highschool of the Dead 9) Suisei no Gargantia 10) Spice & Wolf

Do you think people will be able to tell that I'm an Otaku? I'm concerned I may have been a little too subtle. :D

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Hill Street Blues, Seinfeld, The Walking Dead, The Sopranos, The Andy Griffith Show, Dallas, The X-Files, I Love Lucy, Cheers, Legit.

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MASH, Sopranos, West Wing, LA Law, Cheers, Monday Night Football, 60 Minutes, Frasier, Glee (early years) and Tonight Show with Johnny Carson.

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The Big Bang Theory. Friends. Cheers. The Cosby Show. Walking Dead. Bonanza. Star Trek. X-files. Pawn Stars. Boston Public.

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LostBreakin BadThe only two that matter.

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@Thunderbird Bod was a classic and Derek Griffiths is a genius. I had a debate with my wife who suggested that Chorlton and the Wheelies was better. Unbelievable.

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I don't think I can name 10 but I enjoyed and can re-watch the following:

during my younger years: Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Veronica Mars - great role models.

HBO stuff: Six feet under, The Sopranos.

Japanese series: Keizoku and SPEC, as well as Kekkon Dekinai Otoko.

Guilty pleasure because I am arafo, (incidentially アラウンド40 was a very bad Japanese series): Vampire diaries.
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