Monday, April 13, 2009

I Love Television

I'm in a deep rut of unoriginality, so I totally stole this from Mike's sister's blog. Empire magazine listed their idea of the 50 Greatest TV Shows ever, and it's a pretty damn good list (though I don't see Little House on the Prairie, MASH, or Danger Mouse, so I do have to call shenanigans on the Brits. Ha! Danger Mouse!).

A. Bold the shows you watch/used to watch on a regular basis.
B. Italicize the shows you’ve seen at least one episode of.

50. Quantum Leap (I remember watching it at Emily's after a sleepover)
49. Prison Break
48. Veronica Mars (Kristen Bell is my girl crush)
47. Star Trek: Deep Space Nine
46. Sex & The City
45. Farscape
44. Cracker
43. Star Trek
42. Only Fools and Horses
41. Band of Brothers
40. Life on Mars
39. Monty Python’s Flying Circus
38. Curb Your Enthusiasm
37. Star Trek: The Next Generation
36. Father Ted
35. Alias
34. Frasier
33. CSI: Las Vegas
32. Babylon 5
31. Deadwood
30. Dexter
29. ER
28. Fawlty Towers
27. Six Feet Under
26. Red Dwarf
25. Futurama
24. Twin Peaks (but it's in my Netflix queue)
23. The Office
22. The Shield
21. Angel
20. Blackadder
19. Scrubs
18. Arrested Development (best. show. ever.)
17. South Park
16. Doctor Who
15. Heroes
14. Firefly
13. Battlestar Galactica (though I've heard it's amazing)
12. Family Guy
11. Seinfeld (pretty sure I've seen every single episode in syndication alone)
10. Spaced
09. The X-Files
08. The Wire
07. Friends (multiple, so many quotes could go here)
06. 24
05. Lost
04. The West Wing
03. The Sopranos
02. Buffy the Vampire Slayer
01. The Simpsons (though I haven't really watched it in years)


mush said...

Well missy, I guess that list is for the young, very young, or just the young. Or I’m a curmudgeon. Which I am. What about The Prisoner? Captain Kangaroo? Saturday Night Live? The ORIGINAL Star Trek? Mork & Mindy? Beanie & Cecil? The Tick? (either the cartoon or the live actor show)? Ren & Stimpy? Laugh In? My Mother the Car? (ok that last one is a joke).

Em said...

I loved Quantum Leap!!

Kristen said...

No I Love Lucy? Leave it to Beaver? Little House? A travesty.

Heather said...

mush - Oh I agree completely. That's the problem with lists like this (and of books, movies, etc.) - they'll always overlook a few.

em - I still haven't seen an episode besides that one at your mom's house.

k-1o - Obviously a travesty. Those damn Brits don't know what they're talking about.