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DVD Box Sets

Discussion in 'Anything goes' started by Jeff_Rake, Nov 25, 2006.

  1. Jeff_Rake

    Jeff_Rake Member

    I'm usually not a DVD guy or a TV watcher, but I purchased both seasons of "Lost" a few weeks ago and love it. I'm looking to pick up another box set, but I'm not sure what to get. I'm hoping you guys have some good suggestions. Here's what I'm looking for:

    1. Each episode must be at least 40 min
    2. There's got to be drama or suspense
    3. The shows need to preferably have some sort of cliff-hanger ending. In other words, I want the ending of "Show A" to make me want to watch "Show B."

    To me, Lost (though some people don't really like it), filled all those requirements. From what I'm hearing, the Wire and Sopranos does too. What else you guys got?
     
  2. Frylock

    Frylock Member

    I think you might like 24 if you haven't seen it.
     
  3. Just_An_SID

    Just_An_SID Active Member

    24

    Start at the beginning and work your way back.

    If you want to stop watching, stop mid-episode and pick it up the next day. Otherwise, if you go to the end of the hour, you'll want to watch the next episode.

    (Frylock beat me by 32 seconds so in the words of Jack Bauer. . . .damnit! damnit!)
     
  4. buckweaver

    buckweaver Active Member

    I just bought Back to the Future I, II and III last week. 8)
     
  5. imjustagirl2

    imjustagirl2 New Member

    Alias, Seasons 1-3.

    Stop at Season 3. Maybe even 2.
     
  6. kokane_muthashed

    kokane_muthashed Active Member

  7. EStreetJoe

    EStreetJoe Well-Known Member

    The Shield. Each episode builds on the previous ones, even if they're not "cliff-hanger" endings.
     
  8. BYH

    BYH Active Member

    The Secret Life Of Desmond Pfeffer.

    That, or One Tree Hill. Yeah, I said it.
     
  9. Bubba Fett

    Bubba Fett Active Member

    Band of Brothers is the best DVD set I've got and I own an absurd number of them.
     
  10. EStreetJoe

    EStreetJoe Well-Known Member

    Damn .. how could we have forgotten to mention that one yet? Tremendous mini-series/box set.
     
  11. BYH

    BYH Active Member

    Oh and Freaks and Geeks. It's only one season, but it's the best damn season of network TV ever produced.
     
  12. Dirk Legume

    Dirk Legume Active Member

    "Hermans Head"

    Seriously though...I love me some West Wing. I have all the seasons, and I sometime will sit down and watch 4 or 5 episodes in a row. It doesn't seem to matter to me that I know what's coming. I just like it.
     
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