What Was the Last Television Episode You Watched?

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SAS Rogue Heroes - Written by Stephen Knight who did Peaky Blinders this is the story of the formation of the SAS during WW2, It is not Peaky Blinders standard but by episode 3 I am hooked. Should all find it on the BBC IPlayer.
 

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I really liked The Night Manager. After a slightly wobbly start, it gets very tense. The chief henchman is extremely creepy: you get the impression that everyone Hugh Laurie's character knows is a vicious sadist.
 

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, but give the metalhead the chance. Maybe he just wanted to play that song, yeah, that’s what it is!
In fact, I’d bet he got made fun of for journey in high school. I sure did. Lol
 
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Chocky. The only way to get decent sci-fi tv shows back in the day was on children's programmes.
 

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SAS. Rogue Heros. A six part series, each 58 minutes long, about the formation of the British SAS. They say it's unbelievable but mainly true. A great show with top writing, acting and direction. I'm hoping for a second season. Highly recommended.
 

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SAS. Rogue Heros. A six part series, each 58 minutes long, about the formation of the British SAS. They say it's unbelievable but mainly true. A great show with top writing, acting and direction. I'm hoping for a second season. Highly recommended.
The BBC documentary SAS: Rogue Warriors isn't too shabby either.
 

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The Lost in Space remake. Episode 1. Started off fine. Loved the design. Thought the acting and casting was great. Had a real Robert Heinleiny Space Family Stone vibe to it but by the time we'd got round to being introduced to the shapeshifting killer alien robot thingie: "Danger, Will Robinson!" and Doctor Smith I had given up.
 

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THE TIME TUNNEL - End of the World - Haley's Comet and trapped miners.

THE INVADERS - Genesis - A marine lab is used to house an alien. They were discussing power outages and the power went out--forcing me to go to bed and finish it hours later--at 3 am.
 

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Cabinet of Curiosities - Graveyard Rats - Guillermo Del Toro's horror compendium - this week an adaption of Henry Kuttner's short story from weird Tales (1936).

Best watched, as the director Vincenzo Natali intended, in Black and White where it has an authentic vintage horror feel and looks gorgeous.

The ending was too much for me where they took quite a big left turn, but otherwise highly enjoyable.

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I've watched the first two episodes of Mr. Big Shot. As it's a story of a high school girl's basketball coach, something I was for a time, I find it very interesting. I actually suspect that it's very interesting even without the inside view. There are not many sports movies or TV series which are realistic. So far this one might be. I'm definitely hooked. At least for now. ---- I'm worried that it might degenerate into some sappy love story. There's no hint of that now, but it almost always seems to happen.
 

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Mannix- Beyond the Shadow of a Dream - Highlight of this is Mannix in a strait jacket fighting a room full of people including Marilyn Munster!

Cannon - The Nowhere Man -- Fritz Weaver is a WW 2 survivor--they never state what his status was (German soldier, camp prisoner) but he has nightmares about it and he decides people need to know how awful war is--thus he steals nerve gas from a company and intends to kill masses of people to make his point that war is hell.
 

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A Warning to the Curious

A tv adaptation of M R James' story that never grows old. Every time I watch, there seems to be something new to pick up on.

You could say that the title 'A Warning to the Curious' epitomises most of James' stories.
 

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Another Life - ep.1. well the wheels fell off this one pretty quickly. Alien thingie lands on earth. Snarly snarky crew headed by Katee Sackhoff head off in Earth's only starship to the star system to which the thingie is beaming signals. Stuff gets in their way. (The star sytem is not where they thought it was because of an 'optical illusion' cause by a HUGE mass of black stuff that they have to now go round.) Before you can say "W?" or even "TF?" the crew are arguing about doing that standby of crappy TV SF writing - the "slingshot". For some reason the writers of this turd had the starship go into orbit around a sun because that's how you do a slingshot apparently. Go into orbit about the deepest gravity well you can find... but... OHNo! solar flares knockout the FLT drive and then then convenient sheilding device too! What are they going to do? Katee quickly does what every Viper pilot would do Snarls "get those sytems back on line," to the cute engineer tapping at her backlit keyboard, "and give me manual control!" Then with only the courage that can come from surviving season 5 of Battlestar Galactica, she grabs the ship's joystick and rides the next solar flare out. Utter crud.

Queer-Squad - a Netflix animated series about a bunch of gay spies operating out of West Hollywood was fun.
 

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After recently reading a book on the Roman Republic, I decided to hunt out my Rome boxed set. I’ve now watched the first four episodes and I find myself wondering why it’s taken me so many years between rewatching this surprisingly good series.
 

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After recently reading a book on the Roman Republic, I decided to hunt out my Rome boxed set. I’ve now watched the first four episodes and I find myself wondering why it’s taken me so many years between rewatching this surprisingly good series.

Yes they are very enjoyable, and (unlike certain other historical dramas) relatively accurate. If you haven't watched/read it already, then I, Claudius is the definitive version of the Julio-Claudian dynasty.
 

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Yes they are very enjoyable, and (unlike certain other historical dramas) relatively accurate. If you haven't watched/read it already, then I, Claudius is the definitive version of the Julio-Claudian dynasty.
I have recently acquired I, Claudius on DVD but yet to watch. I can vaguely remember it being on the BBC in the seventies and only saw a couple of episodes. Will be watched soon.
 

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More old American TV series that lasted only one season:

East Side West Side (1963-1964): George C. Scott stars as a social worker in New York City. Pretty intense at times. (baby dying from a rat bite, for example.)

Then Came Bronson (1969-1970): Guy rides around on his motorcycle, encountering various folks. Not heavy on plot, really.
 

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