T10 – TV Shows (Dunc)

So here you have my list in no particular order –

10. BlackAdder – Undoubtedly the best British sitcom ever:

Captain Darling: “I’m as British as Queen Victoria!”
Blackadder: “So your father’s German, you’re half German and you married a German?”

9. Deadwood – It’s stars Lovejoy and it’s set in the Wild West but don’t let that put you off.

Al Swearenger: “Get a fucking haircut. Looks like your mother fucked a monkey.”

8. Freaks and Geeks – A little gem of a show that was axed by some corporate TV Exec bastard after just one season.

7. The Sopranos – Not as good as it once was but still wipes the floor with most of the crap on TV today.

Bobby Baccalieri: “To the victor belongs the spoils.”
Tony Soprano: “Why don’t you get the fuck out of here before I shove your quotation book up your fat fucking ass.”

6. The Wire – It’s a cop show largely about surveillance with a bunch of cop characters that on the whole aren’t too original. Sounds crap but it ain’t.

5. Quantum Leap – Sam and Al jump around in time. Perhaps my favourite show when I was a kid.

4. Red Dwarf – Low budget and geeky but still great.

 Lister: “Communicate in all known languages..including Welsh”

3. The Shield – Corrupt cops in Los Angeles having fun.

Vic Mackey: “Put your clothes on, get out of here, and change your taste in men.”

2. The Wonder Years – Spawned a great urban myth. Marylin Manson was allegedly Kevin’s mate Paul Pfieffer. Winnie was hot.

1. Columbo – Detective Columbo outwitted criminals by dressing like a paedophile/flasher.

Det. Columbo – “Just one more thing….”

5 Responses to “T10 – TV Shows (Dunc)”

  1. NeaL Says:

    Laird – The Wonder Year and Columbo in your top 5 – what the fuck are you thinking about? Fucking shmaltzy Americana and a sweaty detective.

  2. NeaL Says:

    Just called McGarvey and asked him for his top ten. It goes like this:

    10. Buffy
    9. Buffy
    8. Buffy
    7. Buffy
    6. Buffy
    5. Buffy
    4. Buffy
    3. Buffy
    2. Buffy
    1. Buffy

  3. Rory Says:

    Dunc, you’re wrong.

  4. dlaird Says:

    I’m right.

  5. Rory Says:

    Fuckin lefty!

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