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I loved Teen Titans when it was on, I hear they're going to do a more comedic version sometime this year. And of course Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood is amazing. But that's a show you definitely can't miss an episode of.

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Iceni there are only two anime shows I watch, one is Death Note and the other is Trinity Blood and I don't watch them with any regularity either. really looking forward to the second half of the new Doctor Who series
You should give Neon Genesis Evangelion a shot, easily my favorite anime, and honestly one of the best TV shows I've ever seen. It starts out like a typical robot fighting type anime, with plenty of humor and action, but quickly escalates to dark and fucked up territory, exploring the depths of the human mind, religion, and existence. Every time I would get a new DVD in the series, I wouldn't be able to sleep that night after watching it.

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I don't watch enough BBC. I think I can get all the channels if I sign up for a good cable plan. Right now I just get the World News and the BBC-America channel. Both are great! I love U.K. mysteries. :)

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midsomer murders? i love that XD
Loved the older ones but it's not the samewith the new barnaby. The whole thing hasbecome rather sinister and that was not what I used to like about the old series. Still, the old ones are great. @ Murph. I have not seen it but isn't the guy who plays Mrs. Brown an Aussie?

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anyone for porridge' date=' dads army, only fools and horses, open all hours, one foot in the grave and blackadder?[/quote'] Mitchell and Webb Show is good, as is Mock The Week and Russell Howard's Good News.

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