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#1 skae

Posted 21 December 2012 - 08:46 PM

I'm looking for a new series to get stuck into while I work out on the treadmill.

Some of the series I've really enjoyed so far:

How I met your mother
30 rock
New Girl
Downton Abbey
Red Dwarf
Futurama
Seinfeld
Frasier


So I guess mostly lighthearted comedy is my main genre. Nothing to crass.

Suggestions welcomed gladly original.gif

Thanks!

#2 Unatheowl

Posted 21 December 2012 - 08:47 PM

How about scrubs?

#3 skae

Posted 21 December 2012 - 08:51 PM

Ooh good idea unatheowl! I like what I've seen of that so far, and BIL has the DVDs too original.gif

#4 adl

Posted 21 December 2012 - 08:52 PM

Black books
Big bang theory
Mash - an oldie but I recently re watched all 11 seasons and loved it!!



#5 Unatheowl

Posted 21 December 2012 - 08:54 PM

I just love it.  It's appeals to a certain kind of sense of humour but dh and I were totally addicted!  We also like the office.

#6 jezebeljoygirl

Posted 21 December 2012 - 08:54 PM

Happy Endings - like a funnier, more modern Friends

Community

Parks & Rec

The Office (original UK version)

#7 melaine

Posted 21 December 2012 - 08:54 PM

Modern Family or Scrubs

#8 Ireckon

Posted 21 December 2012 - 08:56 PM

Weeds

#9 Zarlias

Posted 21 December 2012 - 09:02 PM

We recently discovered a series called Outnumbered. If you're into pommy comedy and have kids, it's gold.



#10 skylark

Posted 21 December 2012 - 09:08 PM

Party Down
Gavin & Stacey

I have all series of those shows and watch them all the time.

#11 skae

Posted 21 December 2012 - 09:08 PM

Great suggestions! That will be heaps to keep me going haha, I will be like a model if I exercise to all those Tounge1.gif

#12 .Jerry.

Posted 21 December 2012 - 09:09 PM

Definitely Parks and Recreation.  Love it.  It really gets best at the end of season 2 though.  Start at the beginning.  They are short episodes.  

30 Rock. original.gif

Episodes

Veep (with Julia Louis Dreyfus as the vice president)  Only one season made of this I think.

#13 Silver Girl

Posted 21 December 2012 - 09:20 PM

Spin City (with Michael J. Fox).

#14 TheAppetiser

Posted 21 December 2012 - 09:30 PM

Curb your Enthusiasm
The Tudors

#15 nik_klinger

Posted 21 December 2012 - 09:38 PM

Another one who recommends 'Community', lov lov lov it.

#16 Kaonashi

Posted 21 December 2012 - 09:55 PM

Doc Martin
The New Adventures of Old Christine
Miranda
Upstairs Downstairs
Scrubs

#17 bubbalee

Posted 21 December 2012 - 10:01 PM

Shameless (the US version not the UK one)

#18 jenjams

Posted 22 December 2012 - 06:29 AM

Another recomdation for Curb Your Enthusiasm.  Created by Larry David (and starring him) who also is behind Seinfeld

#19 summer80

Posted 22 December 2012 - 06:44 AM

Another vote for Gavin and Stacey and The Office!

Also love;
- Extras
- Big Love
- Offspring
- Teachers

#20 librablonde

Posted 22 December 2012 - 06:46 AM

My latest fave is Arrow, which is a re-telling of the Green Arrow hero and it's just engrossing. And the lead actor is intriguingly hawt  biggrin.gif

#21 Madeline's Mum

Posted 22 December 2012 - 06:55 AM

Veep, so funny!
Modern Family
New Girl
Partners (only had 6 or so episodes but I found it hilarious)
the New normal

Hart of Dixie is fun for some light entertainment
Scandal is awesome (from the creator of Greys Anatomy)
Arrow is Revenge-ish and ok entertainment




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