The Sopranos. And not just becaused James Gandolfini died (though
on second thought, that'd be an awfully strange reason for someone
to become a fan of the show).
Parenthood. I'm the kind of dude who cries during things, and this
show does it for me.
Trailer Park Boys. I'm super late to this party, but I've been
binging it on Netflix recently. Although, I'm finding that it's the
kind of show that can really warp your worldview when taken in high
doses. Ricky is sort of becomming this internal prism through which
I'm starting to analyze everyday situations, which I anticipate
could be problematic.
Law and Order: SVU. Even though this is a show about rape and
murder, there is something so soothing about the predictability of
a procedural cop drama to me. You may not know what kind of
depraved act of inhumanity lies around the corner in that show, but
you know every episode Benson & Stabler are gonna get to the
bottom of it. And Munch is gonna be skeptical of the government.
And Ice-T is gonna do Ice-T things.
Mad Men. Not so much for the rampant alcohol abuse, degredation of
women, or general lack of concern for minorities, and more so
because I'm a big history buff and it's set in my favorite time
period. I still think Don Draper is a dick, but I wouldn't mind
having Roger Sterling as a grandpa. Or at least a person in my