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Please recommend interesting/funny/awesome TV series to a bored shut-in

I've finished watching all my favourite things and am televisually lost while I wait for Breaking Bad and Boardwalk Empire to start again. Can you suggest English/American/Australian etc series (will also accept interesting BBC documentaries) that are actually watchable? [more inside]
posted by abbagoochie on Mar 6, 2013 - 61 answers

Looking for quality British "reality" programming

Looking for quality British "reality" programming.... [more inside]
posted by nitsuj on Feb 18, 2011 - 34 answers

Transatlantic television technical teaser

I have a USA-standard Samsung LCD flatscreen TV (specifically this one). I'm moving to the UK in a couple of months and would rather not have to replace it. What do I need to do to make it work in the UK? [more inside]
posted by TrashyRambo on Jan 2, 2011 - 11 answers

Zack's back

Can anyone identify this 80s UK television program? [more inside]
posted by fearfulsymmetry on Jul 24, 2010 - 1 answer

Dr Who: I don't get it

Why is Dr Who so popular with adult American audiences? [more inside]
posted by northerner on Dec 26, 2009 - 34 answers

TV Blogs for UK?

Best TV Blogs for UK? [more inside]
posted by caelumluna on Mar 27, 2009 - 7 answers

Television over internet

I just moved. I have terrible TV reception and 24 megabit internet. Any ideas? [more inside]
posted by alby on Aug 27, 2008 - 16 answers

Nightmarish kid's telly

oldtelevisionprogramfilter. Please help me remember this old half-forgotten British children's show... [more inside]
posted by fearfulsymmetry on Jan 7, 2008 - 4 answers

Help a film editor find work in the UK or USA

I want to find work as a film editor in the UK. Would it be better to find a permanent job, or freelance? Would I need an agent? If so, do you have any recommendations? [more inside]
posted by mooza on Oct 5, 2007 - 2 answers

Looking for a copy of a 1950s advert

How might I go about trying to locate a copy of a 1950s British TV advert (brand known but agency unknown, a websearch reveals nothing)?
posted by rongorongo on Jan 31, 2007 - 9 answers

What happened to Takako Konishi?

Where/how can I watch the British TV Documentary called "This is a True Story" about Takako Konishi, a Japanese girl found dead in the snow in Minnesota (previously discussed on MeFi here). [more inside]
posted by sarahnade on Nov 3, 2005 - 8 answers

Series v. Season

In the US, why do we call a short run of episodes on television a "season" whereas in the UK they refer to it as a "series"?
posted by missed on Jul 18, 2005 - 11 answers

I live in the UK and I want a TiVo-like device, but I can't get Sky+. What are my best options?

I live in the UK and I want a TiVo-like device, but I can't get Sky+. What are my best options? [more inside]
posted by yankeefog on Jan 24, 2005 - 12 answers

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