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Kill All Cops
Apr 11, 2007


Pacheco de Chocobo





Hell Gem

Love being reminded of all these shows that I still need to watch past S1, like Ms Maisel and GLOW, and Undone looks v. interesting. At a time when I thought I was all out of shows to watch as well

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Looten Plunder
Jul 11, 2006


Grimey Drawer

Kill All Cops posted:

At a time when I thought I was all out of shows to watch as well
Surely this is like the Steam Pile of Shame. Are we ever truly out of things to watch?

Looten Plunder
Jul 11, 2006


Grimey Drawer

Andrew_1985 posted:

Yes these girls need subtitles but theyíre well worth watching.

Meatgrinder posted:

a pitch perfect timepiece


20. Derry Girls (Channel 4)
NEW ENTRY
25 Points, 5 nominations

Looks like I found my next fun British show to watch now that Catastrophe and Fleabag have left our screens. If only I could find a landscape picture for the show to make this post.

Looten Plunder
Jul 11, 2006


Grimey Drawer

bowmore posted:

Super good German time travel madness

19. Dark (Netflix)
RE-ENTRY
26 Points, 3 nominations, #1 spot 2 times

Subtitles be damned, this show delivers! I'm not as excited about the direction the end of the season took as most people, but still can't wait to see what the show does next.

Looten Plunder
Jul 11, 2006


Grimey Drawer

Ishamael posted:

Star Trek in a time when Discovery is trying to do its best BSG impression

18. The Orville (FOX)
UP 21
29 Points, 5 nominations, #1 spot 2 times

:toot:Best on FOX:toot:

This was supposed to a Star Trek parody yeah? The consensus appears to be "no, this is the Star Trek we actually want".

Looten Plunder
Jul 11, 2006


Grimey Drawer

Regy Rusty posted:

Boy Iím gonna miss this show

Pan Dulce posted:

The season ending was crazy good

cant cook creole bream posted:

I love this hammy show and the characters are so fun

17. Agents of SHIELD (ABC)
UP 7
31 Points, 5 nominations

I can't believe it, it did it again! How is a super hero show with none of the tentpole superheroes on a major Network actually good?

Senerio
Oct 19, 2009

Ooh! Are we messing with Adora?





I'm glad that between me and literally one other person we got DuckTales onto the list.

I genuinely meant everything I said about it.

Looten Plunder
Jul 11, 2006


Grimey Drawer

Shneak posted:

I know this is the fast food equivalent of a TV show but this Big Mac really hit the spot this time.

cryptoclastic posted:

Itís dumb fun with that retro feel

16. Stranger Things (Netflix)
RE-ENTRY
33 Points, 7 nominations

A consensus bounceback season. The kids might be super old now, but they've done a great job developing a replacement gang of kids and continue to excel with their one-season adult cameos. The less we say about the Hopper/Joyce dynamic the better.

Looten Plunder
Jul 11, 2006


Grimey Drawer

bagrada posted:

went to dangerous places with an unlikable protagonist, but was a lot of fun to watch

ShakeZula posted:

How do you make one of the strangest shows on TV even stranger?

Oasx posted:

Legion continued to be extremely weird, while also telling a great story about mental health

15. Legion (FX)
DOWN 7
34 Points, 5 nominations, #1 spot 2 times

It stuck the landing! And it appears the show has been rewarded with some TVIV love.

Looten Plunder
Jul 11, 2006


Grimey Drawer

OK, we have another tie! I promise this is the last one.

Senerio posted:

it is my hope that the actors move on to less traumatizing roles

Tiggum posted:

This show will wreck your evening , your whole life, and your day

Shneak posted:

The art direction and the production design were a visual treat

13. Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events (Netflix)
DOWN 2
43 Points, 6 nominations, #1 spot 1 time

Goons sure love their YA fantasy shows. The quality of this series throughout appears to have remained consistent and the has another solid placement on our list.





General Dog posted:

It's something of a magic trick that this show is so watchable with characters so unlikable and a world that feels so foreign.

Escobarbarian posted:

TVís best current ensemble cast were all on the top of their games

TelevisedInsanity posted:

Season 1 was a silent favorite, but Season 2, as they grew the stakes made it one popular show.

13. Succession (HBO)
NEW ENTRY
43 Points, 6 nominations, #1 spot 2 times

I could have sworn this show appeared on last years list. But upon review, it turns out that your's truly (who barely missed the deadline for submission) was the only one that put this on their top 10 list. Welcome aboard Johnny-come-latelys, better late than never.

Looten Plunder
Jul 11, 2006


Grimey Drawer

TelevisedInsanity posted:

for me, this year "The Boys" was the Anti-Superhero show we needed.

Kill All Cops posted:

Great characters and a compelling plot

12. The Boys (Amazon)
NEW ENTRY
45 Points, 8 nominations

I was pleasantly surprised with this one and it appears you all agree with me. Whilst it might not have Netflix's volume and cultural footprint, Amazon continues to deliver some strong shows.

Looten Plunder
Jul 11, 2006


Grimey Drawer

Tiggum posted:

the bits I did like were great.

bowmore posted:

It's good, netflix is stupid for letting it go.

bou posted:

i was fascinated by all the details about life on Earth, Mars and beyond.

11. The Expanse (Syfy)
DOWN 8
46 Points, 7 nominations, #1 spot 1 time

TVIVs favourite sci-fi show has another great showing. Only dropped a very respectable 8 spots.

Looten Plunder
Jul 11, 2006


Grimey Drawer

We're now at the business end of proceedings. Let's get to the top 10!

cant cook creole bream
Aug 15, 2011
I think Fahrenheit is better for weather


Senerio posted:

I'm glad that between me and literally one other person we got DuckTales onto the list.

I genuinely meant everything I said about it.
We made it buddy!

Looten Plunder
Jul 11, 2006


Grimey Drawer

bagrada posted:

I've got half the office watching it now

Lurdiak posted:

Hey, it's pretty decent, actually!

esperterra posted:

This show makes me happy as gently caress.

10. The Witcher (Netflix)
NEW ENTRY
48 Points, 7 nominations, #1 spot 1 time

I swear this show has a massive guerilla marketing campaign as it should not have dominated the recent electronic airwaves as much as it did. Regardless, TVIV seems very high on the show. Video game adaptation curse be damned!

Looten Plunder
Jul 11, 2006


Grimey Drawer

bagrada posted:

laughed a lot

bowmore posted:

It's often absurd and very fun

fancy stats posted:

All the new characters and perfect and hilarious

Tiggum posted:

quickly became much, much better

9. What We Do in the Shadows (FX)
NEW ENTRY
50 Points, 9 nominations
:toot:Best on FX:toot:

Taika Waititi can do no wrong! Or in this case, the people expanding upon his creativity. It's 2019s supernatural mockumentary of choice!

Looten Plunder
Jul 11, 2006


Grimey Drawer

bagrada posted:

I love the slow building dread

Jerusalem posted:

The show is complete now and I loved it all

fancy stats posted:

the most beautifully-composed television shows I've ever seen

8. Mr. Robot (USA)
RE-ENTRY
65 Points, 9 nominations, #1 spot 1 time


That son of a bitch Sam Esmail actually pulled it off! Whilst it didn't 100% satisfy everyone, season 4 definitly delivered for the most part and those that stuck with the show were rewarded with some ripping episodes.

Rarity
Oct 21, 2010

i fucking love scoops


drat, I woke up just in time :f5:

Looten Plunder
Jul 11, 2006


Grimey Drawer

bowmore posted:

It's very smart, funny and has a lot of heart.

Ishamael posted:

Holy poo poo.

7. Fleabag (BBC Three)
RE-ENTRY
72 Points, 9 nominations, #1 spot 4 times

:toot:Best Ending Show:toot:
:toot:Highest Average Placement:toot: (Min 5 listings)
:toot:Best Overseas Show:toot:

I feel like Waller-Bridge is the British Female version of Donald Glover. Is there anything she can't do and can't do in the most awesome way possible?

Looten Plunder fucked around with this message at 06:32 on Jan 10, 2020

Looten Plunder
Jul 11, 2006


Grimey Drawer

Rocksicles posted:

I got nothing, just perfection from start to finish

Ishamael posted:

Dark comedy, twisty time travel shenanigans


6. Russian Doll (Netflix)
NEW ENTRY
75 Points, 11 nominations, #1 spot 1 time
:toot:Best on Netflix:toot:

What a fun show. Might seem a little generic and played out on the surface but definitely has a unique spin on the format. Even if it didn't though, this story was so well told that it would probably make it on here regardless.

Rarity
Oct 21, 2010

i fucking love scoops


Natasha Lyonne is a loving treasure

Looten Plunder
Jul 11, 2006


Grimey Drawer

fancy stats posted:

One of the funniest and most thoroughly enjoyable things on TV

Big Bad Voodoo Lou posted:

this smart, sweet, clever, hilarious, hopeful, good-natured show

5. The Good Place (NBC)
DOWN 4
83 Points, 15 nominations, #1 spot 1 time

:toot:Best Network Show:toot:
:toot:Best on NBC:toot:

The King has finally been dethroned! Still an amazing result for a show that is still consistently delivering and rewarding fans in the process.

Looten Plunder
Jul 11, 2006


Grimey Drawer

Apologies for not giving these a full 5min window but I need to get home to the family (and it's quite possible there is only one person online anyway)

Looten Plunder
Jul 11, 2006


Grimey Drawer

General Dog posted:

This should probably be ranked higher, but it's hard to avoid recency bias. I know a lot of moments blew me away

fancy stats posted:

Funny and upsetting in equal measure

4. Barry (HBO)
UP 3
90 Points, 15 nominations

:toot:Best Show Never at #1:toot:
:toot:Best Comedy:toot:

The lovable hitman and the even more lovable Armenian side kick are back. Season 2 elevated what was already an amazing show into the all-time conversation.

Rarity
Oct 21, 2010

i fucking love scoops


Looten Plunder posted:

it's quite possible there is only one person online anyway

I will watch you fight the good fight, goon sir :patriot:

Looten Plunder
Jul 11, 2006


Grimey Drawer

Croatoan posted:

I had high hopes for this and it still blew me away.

Kill All Cops posted:

Baby Yoda.

bagrada posted:

has style and does fan service right unlike the new movies

3. The Mandalorian (Disney+)
NEW ENTRY
97 Points, 16 nominations, #1 spot 1 time

:toot:Best Online Show:toot:

Who cares if the show is fomulaic and nothing really happens episode to episode?! According to our poll, not many people! When it looks this good and scratches that Star Wars like nothing else is really doing right now.

Rarity
Oct 21, 2010

i fucking love scoops


Wait, seriously? :stare:

Looten Plunder
Jul 11, 2006


Grimey Drawer

Where were you expecting it to land?

Rarity
Oct 21, 2010

i fucking love scoops


I hadn't really thought about it, to be fair. Not this high, that's for sure

Toxic Fart Syndrome
Jul 2, 2006

*hits A-THREAD-5*

Only 3.6 Roentgoons per hour ... not great, not terrible.




...the meter only goes to 3.6...



Pork Pro

:suspense:

Looten Plunder
Jul 11, 2006


Grimey Drawer

This is a forum where Fargo and Better Call Saul barely outscored Jessica Jones and Daredevil

Looten Plunder
Jul 11, 2006


Grimey Drawer

The time has finally come. We're down to the final two. It's an HBO head to head.

Coming in second place, by the (second) smallest of margins. DRUMMMROOOOLLLLLLLLLLL PLEEEEEEEEEEEEAAAAASSSEEE.

Toxic Fart Syndrome
Jul 2, 2006

*hits A-THREAD-5*

Only 3.6 Roentgoons per hour ... not great, not terrible.




...the meter only goes to 3.6...



Pork Pro

Will Harris take the win? :sweatdrop:

Looten Plunder
Jul 11, 2006


Grimey Drawer

Rocksicles posted:

it was awesome and the fact that it made nerds super angry was icing

BSam posted:

i really enjoyed this dark gritty take on super heroes.

Oasx posted:

this truly felt like a unique experience.

Croatoan posted:

I am super bummed that this may be the only season but maybe that's for the best?

OldSenileGuy posted:

revitalized episodic storytelling.

2. Watchmen (HBO)
NEW ENTRY
134 Points, 19 nominations, #1 spot 6 times

:toot:Most listings at #1:toot:
:toot:Most Listed Show:toot:
:toot:Best Genre Show:toot:


Lindelof did it! He told a (supposed) self contained story which answered questions, built on and expanded an incredible world and gave us a super wild ride along the way.

Looten Plunder
Jul 11, 2006


Grimey Drawer

fancy stats posted:

The most horrifying thing I couldn't stop watching

bowmore posted:

Absolutely gripping from start to finish. A must watch.

General Dog posted:

Wildly compelling, shockingly not-miserable.

1. Chernobyl (HBO)
NEW ENTRY
136 Points, 19 nominations, #1 spot 5 times

:toot:Best Show on Cable:toot:
:toot:Most Listed Show:toot:
:toot:Best New Show:toot:
:toot:Best Drama:toot:
:toot: Best on HBO:toot:


Not much to say really, you've all seen it. If you haven't for some reason, now you've got another reason. It's the winner of our poll!

Toxic Fart Syndrome
Jul 2, 2006

*hits A-THREAD-5*

Only 3.6 Roentgoons per hour ... not great, not terrible.




...the meter only goes to 3.6...



Pork Pro

:bravo:

Looten Plunder
Jul 11, 2006


Grimey Drawer

Thanks for taking part everyone. I learned a lot, it will be a lot smoother ride next year! I'll post full results/tidbits in a couple of hours when I'm home.

Rocksicles
Oct 19, 2012

by Nyc_Tattoo


Looten Plunder posted:

much work, many :words:

Thanks for taking the hit on this, after Rarity said "gently caress all those selfish lazy cunts", probably.

Rarity
Oct 21, 2010

i fucking love scoops


Rocksicles posted:

Thanks for taking the hit on this, after Rarity said "gently caress all those selfish lazy cunts", probably.

I went to hang out in the Games forum cause they're all cooler than you :dukedoge:

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Rocksicles
Oct 19, 2012

by Nyc_Tattoo


Rarity posted:

I went to hang out in the Games forum cause they're all cooler than you :dukedoge:

That's what i said.

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