7.28.2010

TV on DVD

One of the things I packed for my last China trip was Season 1 of The Sopranos. I was in high school (eek!) while season 1 aired, and my mom never really let us watch HBO anyway. Plus I'm not sure a show about the mob would have appealed to myself as a 17-year-old cheerleader. I do remember begging my mom to let me order HBO so I could watch this new show everyone was talking about called "Sex and the City." Little did I know that it would become a cultural icon, especially for someone like myself in the fashion industry. But back to the gangsters...

I am surprised by how much I love The Sopranos. I'm also surprised that until last week I managed to never watch a single episode! But then again, it's not exactly like I've been slacking for the last 10 years. TV is not really my thing. You want proof?

A List of TV Shows I TiVo:
Dr. Oz
Say Yes To The Dress 
TMZ
Glee

A List of TV Shows I've Never Seen:
Lost
True Blood
Mad Men
Heroes
Friday Night Lights

A List of TV Shows I Wish Were Still on TV:
Full House
Friends
Golden Girls

Now that I'm reading this post I feel pretty pathetic. But isn't that why I have this blog? To share my thoughts, as culturally insignificant as they are? Now if you'll excuse me, I need to go finish watching this DVD. I'm on episode 9, and Season 2 is en route to my doorstep.


9 comments :

  1. I watch mostly re-runs. Everybody Loves Raymond, Frasier, Friends. Did you know you can watch Friends practically all day long, depending on which tv station you're on in L.A.?

    I DVR 2 1/2 Men and Big Bang Theory.

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  2. I could watch Friends all day long...once almost did. :) Awwww...now I'm looking forward to some fun fall times: raining outside, and just perfect for TV time! :)

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  3. The shows you've never seen? I've only seen a couple episodes of Heros and have never seen the others. And you list of shows you wish were still on? I agree on all!

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  4. I loved Heroes. And Lost. But we watched those through NetFlix Instant. So that doesn't really count! Right??

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  5. abe and i want to watch all of "sopranos" on dvd too - we never had hbo when it was on. girl, you need to watch LOST and Mad Men! they're some of the best shows ever!

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  6. I loved the Soprano's! Watched every episode. You have to check out TruBlood when you are caught up on The Soprano's...it is phenomenal!

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  7. I've never seen any of those shows, either! And I'm still not into SITC or the Sopranos. I'm more of a Criminal Minds kinda gal! Hehe!

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  8. I watch a lot of movies on DVD these days (via netflix). I LOVED soproanos, though by season 6 I think I'd ODed on it.

    Also highly recommended: Dexter and The Wire. I almost never watch regular TV.

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