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rjrumfel
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All the old threads are old threads.

Started watching it really for the first time (catching up on a lot of older shows). HBO really knows how to do a great show.

Although Tony's mother is one of the most insufferable characters in a tv show I think I've ever seen. Although some folks in Tony's gang are just a little too stereotypical.

And what a great window to the 90's/00's.

[Edited on May 10, 2017 at 2:07 PM. Reason : dafs]

5/10/2017 2:06:55 PM

mkcarter
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This is my all-time favorite show. Yes, even above The Wire.

5/10/2017 2:44:42 PM

sgb
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^ Where does Arli$$ rank on your HBO show list?

5/10/2017 2:48:49 PM

mkcarter
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lol. never heard of it. any good?

5/10/2017 2:49:54 PM

sgb
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No. But they referenced it on 30 Rock once. Robert Wuhl at his finest though.

5/10/2017 3:22:10 PM

rjrumfel
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Amazing how bigoted this show was allowed to be, at least for the first two seasons.

5/11/2017 12:20:27 AM

thegoodlife3
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they're fictional characters

fictional characters can be bigots

5/11/2017 12:22:56 AM

rjrumfel
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Doubt it would fly today though.

The characters in 13 Reasons Why are all fictional, that doesn't keep the show from getting controversy stirred up.

[Edited on May 11, 2017 at 12:30 AM. Reason : da]

5/11/2017 12:29:09 AM

thegoodlife3
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of course it would fly today

the characters are the bigots. the show isn't promoting bigotry.

it may shock you to find out that there are a lot of racist people out in the world.

5/11/2017 12:43:39 AM

red baron 22
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That was a great show. I got a lot of fond memories of chilling with my room mates back at NCSU watching that

5/11/2017 1:57:19 AM

TKE-Teg
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Interesting timing of this thread, as I'm currently rewatching the series. Almost done with season 4.

What I've really noticed, maybe more than when I watched it a decade+ ago, is how shitty of a person Tony's sister Janice is. And Tony's kids Meadow & AJ are little shits as well, lol.

5/11/2017 8:00:09 AM

rjrumfel
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So after watching several seasons of this show, I have to wonder, how do mafia types communicate these days now that we don't have pay phones?

5/18/2017 2:06:52 PM

cptinsano
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Burners

5/18/2017 2:15:21 PM

GoldieO
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WhatsApp.

5/18/2017 3:31:44 PM

mkcarter
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I think the Season 2 finale "funhouse" is my favorite episode. There are other great ones (Whitecaps, Pine barrens, etc)but this one gets me in the Jimmies.

5/18/2017 3:43:21 PM

rjrumfel
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Watching the episode now where everybody gets capped. The tension in the train store was awful.

5/30/2017 11:20:59 PM

GrimReap3r
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Quote :
"This is my all-time favorite show. Yes, even above The Wire."

5/30/2017 11:32:46 PM

rjrumfel
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I also find it thoroughly awesome that Silvio is Steven Van Zandt from the E Street Band, and his wife IRL played his wife in the show.

5/31/2017 12:09:15 AM

mkcarter
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Paulie Walnuts was a real life gangster and had a stipulation that he wouldn't be portrayed as a rat at any point during the show.

5/31/2017 9:25:43 AM

hey now
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Quote :
"Yes, even above The Wire"


Sir!!!! You can't be a white male between the ages of 22-40 and not say The Wire is the greatest work of art ever produced!

You're a real piece of shit.

5/31/2017 10:01:29 AM

Doss2k
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I have seen neither this show or The Wire but they are both on my list to watch at some point

5/31/2017 11:22:09 AM

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5/31/2017 1:53:29 PM

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