skieswideopen (skieswideopen) wrote,

30 days of TV meme: Day 08

Day 08 - A show everyone should watch

I'm not presumptuous enough to say that everyone should watch anything, but one show that I think is worth watching is Babylon 5.

It's far from a perfect show--the dialogue is sometimes clunky, the acting often uneven, and the special effects generally haven't held up. What B5 offers is some of the best plotting and character development anywhere. The first season is full of throwaway lines that later prove important, and mysteries that are all eventually solved--in logical fashion, in ways that are satisfying and make sense and suggest that the writers actually planned things out from the beginning. And all of the buildup makes the climax incredibly affecting.

But you do have to get through the first season to really appreciate it.

Day 01 - A show that should have never been cancelled - The Collector
Day 02 - A show that you wish more people were watching - The Good Wife
Day 03 - Your favourite new show (aired this TV season) - The Good Wife
Day 04 - Your favourite show ever - Battlestar Galactica
Day 05 - A show you hate - The Bachelor
Day 06 - Favourite episode of your favourite TV show - Bastille Day
Day 07 - Least favorite episode of your favourite TV show - Black Market
Day 08 - A show everyone should watch
Day 09 - Best scene ever
Day 10 - A show you thought you wouldn't like but ended up loving
Day 11 - A show that disappointed you
Day 12 - An episode you've watched more than 5 times
Day 13 - Favourite childhood show
Day 14 - Favourite male character
Day 15 - Favourite female character
Day 16 - Your guilty pleasure show
Day 17 - Favourite mini series
Day 18 - Favourite title sequence
Day 19 - Best TV show cast
Day 20 - Favourite kiss
Day 21 - Favourite ship
Day 22 - Favourite series finale
Day 23 - Most annoying character
Day 24 - Best quote
Day 25 - A show you plan on watching (old or new)
Day 26 - OMG WTF? season finale
Day 27 - Best pilot episode
Day 28 - First TV show obsession
Day 29 - Current TV show obsession
Day 30 - Saddest character death

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