Suggestions for box-sets please!

(24 Posts)
DoctorGilbertson Sun 18-Nov-12 18:29:00

DH and I have enjoyed:

The West Wing
Monarch of the glen
Hamish Macbeth
Lewis

I enjoyed:

Doctor Who and Torchwood

DH enjoyed:

Star trek
Two and a half men

Any more suggestions for things that we would both like?

Thank you!

Boardwalk Empire, The Wire, The Killing (Danish version)

Blue Bloods
White Collar
House
The newsroom
Studio 60

Londonista1975 Sun 18-Nov-12 18:31:43

Homeland

Big Bang theory

DoctorGilbertson Sun 18-Nov-12 18:34:05

Thank you - looking them up now. Yes, I enjoyed Studio 60, although watched it without DH.

Not very keen on violence (beyond about the level in Lewis) would this rule out the Wire?

DoctorGilbertson Sun 18-Nov-12 18:34:49

Dh likes Big Bang theory, not quite my cup of tea (not much of a social life here you can probably tell ...)

FrillyMummy Sun 18-Nov-12 21:23:52

Grey's Anatomy grin

There are 7 seasons out on box set. DH and I love it!

Lunchalot Sun 18-Nov-12 21:36:30

Summer heights High by Chris lilly or Angry Boys both equally funny

mignonette Sun 18-Nov-12 21:45:56

The Big Bang Theory

Blue Bloods (about 3 generation family of NYPD cops with Tom Selleck)

Treme (New Orleans based)

Thirty Something (re release of 80's series)

Merlin

Jericho

The Invader

Falling Skies

Medium

Supernatural

V

Heroes

Twin Peaks

Firefly

The goodwife

The Gilmour girls

House

Fairyloo Sun 18-Nov-12 21:50:00

Nurse jackie

Gooniechoons Sun 18-Nov-12 21:50:26

The Wire is truly awesome. It can be violent but is believable and not over the top. Cannot recommend it highly enough, in fact I am jealous that you haven't seen it yet!!!

JackThePumpkinKing Sun 18-Nov-12 21:52:51

ER!
Parenthood.

I didn't like The Wire.. tried, but meh.

Avoid Dexter/Game of Thrones etc if you don't like violence.

Needalifeagain Sun 18-Nov-12 21:52:55

The Wire
Dexter
Modern family
The Killing
Sopranos

wigglesrock Sun 18-Nov-12 21:56:07

Modern Family
Fringe
Spooks
Early Doors
Jonathan Creek
Battlestar Galactica

helpyourself Sun 18-Nov-12 21:56:26

Brotherhood
Big Love
Breaking Bad
Dexter- great, but violent
The Wire- best of all, also violent.

NotAnotherPackedLunch Sun 18-Nov-12 22:01:19

The Thick of It

JackThePumpkinKing Sun 18-Nov-12 22:10:59

Battlestar is a great suggestion.

Dexter and Breaking Bad are extremely violent though

Londonista1975 Sun 18-Nov-12 22:13:53

I second The Good Wife

coocoocachoo Sun 18-Nov-12 22:19:27

I second Homeland

WhatTheFookIsGangnamStyle Mon 19-Nov-12 00:06:54

Oh wow, is there a box set of Nurse Jackie?

DoctorGilbertson Mon 19-Nov-12 19:02:20

oooh thank you

DoctorGilbertson Sat 29-Dec-12 16:16:42

thanks again. am currently enjoying white collar which was a christmas present from DH!

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