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Roy Oldhafer
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I'll add Luther and Sherlock
FINALLY someone who posted on topic. Until these 2 were posted not a since show as a secret... These 2 are know to me but are definitely under the radar for MOST tv viewers and both are top notch.


Tiger inTampa
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re: Best Kept Secret on T.V.
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Best Kept Secret on T.V.?


Since Strike Back is getting some push lately I'll go with:

Banshee

Another Cinemax original series


tiger94gop
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GEISMAR
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Copper
Longmire
Ray Donovan (not a secret)
Strike Back


SSpaniel
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Germantown
Member since Feb 2013
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Porter Ridge on Discovery. A show so insanely stupid that you can't stop watching once you see it. A fat guy who never wears a shirt and converted a school bus into a recreational vehicle and owns a junkyard, I think, another guy who is raising black bears and training them to hunt truffles in the woods and another guy who thinks he's Elvis... what's not to love


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Fox Mulder
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Nathan For You


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GeauxCraigrz
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Southern Louisiana
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Graceland


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MasCervezas
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Ocean Springs
Member since Jul 2013
6007 posts

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Justified is the tats


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TigerRad
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Columbia, SC
Member since Jan 2007
4738 posts

re: Best Kept Secret on T.V.
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Breaking Bad.


Was only getting around 2 million viewers until this year, so this answer is semi-legit. I think the secret is out now. Lots of people got caught up on it because of word of mouth buzz.


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Cosmo
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Copper is terrible

Agree on Justified and Sherlock. i need to watch Luther.


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arktiger28
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Member since Aug 2005
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where in the heck have you been. It's been awesome sine day 1... as for being a top of all time, I guess that all depends on you tv viewing history. If you are under 20 maybe but not for seasoned tv viewers I bet.


Yeah, I was pretty perplexed because it was right up my alley of what me and my friends like. Didn't hear high praise until my brother told me to check it out. Now I have all my friends playing catch up.

I was really referring to currently rather than all time.


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TigerRad
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Member since Jan 2007
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re: Best Kept Secret on T.V.
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I'll add Luther and Sherlock


Not sure these count since they are not actually ON tv.

They are huge hits in the UK where they DO air.


p.s/ - Waiting for the new Sherlock is just crazy painful. Could be years before Netflix gets them. I need BBC one up in here.


MasCervezas
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Ocean Springs
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Could be years before Netflix gets them. I need BBC one up in here.


pretty sure it's on iseri.es

if you have an ipad..


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ShamelessPel
New Orleans Pelicans Fan
Metairie
Member since Apr 2013
4477 posts

re: Best Kept Secret on T.V.
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Sherlock


Not a kept secret in England. Not really even a kept secret in the states anymore. The ladies swoon over Cumberbatch, and he's turning into a big bill actor. A good Cumberbiatch knows he was in Sherlock. Not dissing the show though, season 2 was phenomenal.

But if we're going by those measures:

IT Crowd is a good british comedy.

For my money, it's "Raising Hope" and "Jeselnik Offensive" all day. I don't think how people realize how great (clever?) of a show Hope is unless they give it the time. It's hard to be THAT feel good, and somehow engage the audience/actually be funny.


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Displaced
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Campus P.D.


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Byron Bojangles III
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I'll give another vote for regular show


TFTC
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Member since May 2010
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re: Best Kept Secret on T.V.
Rectify on Sundance channel... first season was this spring and only 6 episodes, I believe...

Also Top of the Lake on Sundance Channel was outstanding, though that may have just been a mini-series... need to check
This post was edited on 8/28 at 9:35 am


WG_Dawg
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Member since Jun 2004
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I've heard of Justified, but know absolutely nothing about it. Can someone give me a brief rundown, and maybe compare it to another show? Time/channel?

I need some new shows to get involved with.


arktiger28
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Member since Aug 2005
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re: Best Kept Secret on T.V.
I think New Girl is a secret to a lot of guys. I just assumed it was a chic show until I gave it a shot. Funny stuff.


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arktiger28
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re: Best Kept Secret on T.V.
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I've heard of Justified, but know absolutely nothing about it. Can someone give me a brief rundown, and maybe compare it to another show? Time/channel?


It's about a U.S. Marshall with a buttload of swagger who is sent to his home in rural Kentucky. Deals with rural crime bosses and deals with his past. Makes lots of wise cracks and shoots lots of bad guys. Think 24 (Badass good guy and great shoot outs) meets Breaking Bad (Interesting bad guys and great story writing).
This post was edited on 8/28 at 10:01 am


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SlimCharles140
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Member since Dec 2011
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Rectify on Sundance channel... first season was this spring and only 6 episodes, I believe...

This is the correct answer, amazing show no one talks about.


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