Shows to recommend buying on DVD based on what I own

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  1. nikkif99uk

    nikkif99uk Supporting Actor

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    So far on DVD I have the following shows, based on these which other shows can you recommend which could be similar that I may like and don't cost too much as have to ship them to the UK. Want to try some new shows they can be recent or classics. Any help appreciated. Or show you love and why you love them.

    I own

    10.5
    1-800-Missing - Season 2 (Where is season 1?)
    1st & Ten
    Afterlife
    Alias
    American Dad
    America's Next Top Model
    At Home With the Braithwaites (Where is season 3)
    Angel
    Bad Girls
    Battlestar Galactica - Miniseries
    Black Books
    Bones
    Boomtown
    Buffy
    Butterflies
    CSI
    CSI Miami
    CSI New York
    Charmed
    Commander-In-Chief
    Dante's Cove
    Dark Angel
    Dawson's Creek
    Dead Like Me
    The Dead Zone
    Degrassi-The Next Generation
    The Ellen Show
    ER
    Everwood
    Footballers Wives
    Gilmore Girls
    Gimme Gimme Gimme
    A Girl Thing
    Girls Next Door
    Greys Anatomy
    Hetty Wainthrop Investigates
    Invasion
    JAG
    Joan Of Arcadia
    L Word
    Law & Order
    Law & Order Criminal Intent
    Law & Order SVU
    Law & Order Trial By Jury
    The Lost World - Miniseries
    Medium
    Millennium
    Monarch Of the Glen
    NYPD Blue
    The OC
    Poltergeist the Legacy (Where Is season 2)
    Popular
    Queer As Folk UK
    Queer As Folk US
    Roseanne
    Sex, Chips N Rock N Roll
    She Spies: Bad Girls Gone Good (Where is season 2)
    Sliders
    Smallville
    Three's Company
    Touched By An Angel
    Tru Calling
    Urban Gothic
    West Wing
    Will & Grace
    William & Mary
    Without A Trace
    The X Files
     
  2. RogerH

    RogerH Supporting Actor

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    Well right off you should get the season sets for Battlestar Galactica. Also Stargate SG-1 is a great series currently in its last season (10th) but it doesn't end there as there will be 2 direct to video movies coming as well.
     
  3. Scott-S

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    I would add Firefly and Wonderfalls. Both are only 1 season long thanks to being "Foxed".
     
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    I agree with Scott and Roger, especially with regard to BSG and Firefly. I would also add 'Kyle XY', 'Space: Above & Beyond', 'LOST' and when it is released, 'Eureka', a great little Sci-Fi original show.

    Oh, and 'Supernatural' for sure!!!
     
  5. nikkif99uk

    nikkif99uk Supporting Actor

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    thanks for the suggestions, also anyone recommend Weeds, Monk, The Shield, Titus, Hunter, Soul Food or Mind Of the Married Men. A couple of shows I was also considering most would be blind buys.
     
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    Maybe Lois and Clark the New Adventures of Superman. With Dean Cain and Terri Hatcher (Desperate Housewives).
     
  7. julienUK

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    hello fellow Uk resident!
    ;-)

    I would recommend you teh following:

    - Veronica Mars season 1 and 2. (is tehre a show better than VM? )
    - so noTORIous season 1 (LOVE this show)
    - Grosse Pointe complete series set.
    - 90210 and Melrose place are not on your list?!!!!
    - Point Pleasant complete series set
    - Action complete series
    Maybe Roswell season 1-3 as well?

    Julien

    10.5
    1-800-Missing - Season 2 (Where is season 1?)
    1st & Ten
    Afterlife
    Alias
    American Dad
    America's Next Top Model
    At Home With the Braithwaites (Where is season 3)
    Angel
    Bad Girls
    Battlestar Galactica - Miniseries
    Black Books
    Bones
    Boomtown
    Buffy
    Butterflies
    CSI
    CSI Miami
    CSI New York
    Charmed
    Commander-In-Chief
    Dante's Cove
    Dark Angel
    Dawson's Creek
    Dead Like Me
    The Dead Zone
    Degrassi-The Next Generation
    The Ellen Show
    ER
    Everwood
    Footballers Wives
    Gilmore Girls
    Gimme Gimme Gimme
    A Girl Thing
    Girls Next Door
    Greys Anatomy
    Hetty Wainthrop Investigates
    Invasion
    JAG
    Joan Of Arcadia
    L Word
    Law & Order
    Law & Order Criminal Intent
    Law & Order SVU
    Law & Order Trial By Jury
    The Lost World - Miniseries
    Medium
    Millennium
    Monarch Of the Glen
    NYPD Blue
    The OC
    Poltergeist the Legacy (Where Is season 2)
    Popular
    Queer As Folk UK
    Queer As Folk US
    Roseanne
    Sex, Chips N Rock N Roll
    She Spies: Bad Girls Gone Good (Where is season 2)
    Sliders
    Smallville
    Three's Company
    Touched By An Angel
    Tru Calling
    Urban Gothic
    West Wing
    Will & Grace
    William & Mary
    Without A Trace
    The X Files[/quote]
     
  8. Corey3rd

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    you should get the Playboy After Dark boxsets so you can enjoy Hef when he was half his age.
     
  9. John_Dee

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    When you talk about shipping them to the UK what is the problem there? Why can't they cost too much?


    Well you seem to like sci-fi/fantasy shows so I'd suggest

    4400
    Carnivale
    Eureka (out in July)
    Farscape (go for the cheaper Australian sets)
    Heroes (out in August)
    Lois and Clark
    Quantum Leap
    Roswell
    Stargate
    Stargate: Atlantis
    all the Star Trek series
    Twilight Zone (original series)
    Twin Peaks

    And with you owning X-Files you might want to try the Lone Gunmen. Not a brilliant show but good fun

    And a couple of sci-fi/fantasy sitcoms like Futurama and Third Rock from the Sun. Or even some real nostalgia trips with Bewitched and ALF [​IMG]

    As for sitcoms I love and would recommend

    Arrested Development
    Cosby Show
    Curb Your Enthusiasm
    Family Ties
    Frasier
    How I met Your Mother
    MASH
    My Name is Earl
    Scrubs
    Seinfeld
    South Park
    Taxi
    That 70s Show
    Two and a Half men

    And a bunch of other shows

    Boston Legal
    Desperate Housewives
    Entourage
    One Tree Hill
    Picket Fences (Out in June)
    Prison Break
    Veronica Mars

    And I would definitely recommend Monk, brilliant wee show. You might also want to try Psych (a new show from the creators of Monk)


    Sorry there are so many shows there but I love TV and DVDs and it's hard to limit it down. Was going to give comments on all the shows but the list just kept growing and growing so left it. Might do so later on at some point


    PS - Forgot one of my favourite ever shows, Moonlighting!
     
  10. Firebee

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    I second this recommendation! I'm now discovering this show after never having watched it as it aired...a very entertaining show on DVD, especially since I don't have to endure all the commercials. [​IMG]
     
  11. nikkif99uk

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    If I buy a show that ends up costing more than £18 about $35 including shipping I think. Customs in the Uk usually charge me around another £10 or more to retrieve it.
     
  12. John_Dee

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    I'm in the UK as well but have got round that as there are a few places you can buy from where you won't pay custom tax. They are either already based in the UK or they ship to a warehouse/offices in the UK and then forward it on to you
     
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    Can you let me know which websites they are
     
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    I'm pretty sure PlayUSA are not customs friendly.

    Places that I know for definite to be customs friendly include www.cdwow.com, www.loaded247.com and www.dvd.co.uk (not a huge selection though). And although I've not used them www.movietyme.com are apparently customs friendly

    Have a look here for some help

    http://www.cdanddvdbargains.com/foru...p?topic=4903.0

    http://www.avforums.com/forums/showthread.php?t=128914

    And it seems that ebay and amazon marketplace sellers also seem to be ok quite a bit
     
  16. 70sTVlover

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    Playusa.com is a brilliant site, come from play.com. PlayUSA - region 1 DVD's if they are under £20 you won't get charged customs as they send anything over £20 roughly $40 from USA to UK instead of UK to UK.
     
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    Here are some I think you would enjoy based on your list

    Firefly (and Serenity the movie)
    BSG Seasons 1 and 2 (and 3 when its out)
    Babylon 5
    Farscape
    The Shield
    The Sopranos
    Stargate SG1
     
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    70stvlover/Nick, I believe the customs limit is £18 not £20.

    www.axelmusic.com are great for customs-free orders, I also recommend CD-WOW.
     
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    It would be great to have a site where you could type in the names of TV shows or films and have it recommend similar titles for you. Like the "suggestions" function on a TiVo.
     
  20. nikkif99uk

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    movietyme says if its over £18 you will probs get custom charges
     

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