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View Poll Results: What TV drama genre are you tired of seeing?
Doctor shows 6 11.54%
Lawyer shows 15 28.85%
Law Enforcement 23 44.23%
Serial Dramas 1 1.92%
Science Fiction 0 0%
Other (please state) 7 13.46%
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Old 05-24-08, 08:59 PM   #1
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What TV Drama genre are you tired of seeing green lighted all the time?

For me it's lawyer and doctor shows. It seems to me with the final season of Boston Legal coming up and the cancellation of Close to Home, Shark, Canterbury's Law and others that the genre may be dying.
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Old 05-24-08, 09:08 PM   #2
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I voted other for reality drama shows. Too much of that crap such as Nanny 911 and big brother. I wanna see the battle royale reality show. That I would watch
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Old 05-25-08, 12:16 AM   #3
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I also have to go with reality-drama.

Legal dramas like Shark really need to go away, too. L&O is fine, but Shark just went way over the top suggesting the poor prosecutors are the ones outgunned. We need a show about indigent criminal defense for once.
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Old 05-25-08, 12:44 AM   #4
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Fat guy with a hot wife sitcoms
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Old 05-25-08, 01:13 AM   #5
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Any dramas with lame voice-overs from the star and pop songs used to cover up lazy writing.
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Old 05-25-08, 02:26 AM   #6
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Law Enforcement and Doctor shows. Too many CSI and Law and Order for my tastes.
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Old 05-25-08, 03:30 AM   #7
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I said Dramas....not your thoughts on According to Jim and stupid sitcoms.

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Old 05-25-08, 08:45 AM   #8
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Law Enforcement and Doctor shows. Too many CSI and Law and Order for my tastes.
Yep. I have never watched any episode of L&O, in any incarnation. The show is on all the time and I avoid it like the plague.
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Old 05-25-08, 11:02 AM   #9
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Mine are tied with each other for equal distaste:

Reality & Game Shows
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Old 05-25-08, 11:38 AM   #10
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All those shows on CSI, err, CBS. Do we need 3 freaking CSI shows? How many Law and Orders? It makes me when people say "That's illegal! I saw it on Law and Order!".
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Old 05-25-08, 01:12 PM   #11
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Reality, Sitcoms and Game Shows? I never said all genres. We're going off topic here. I said Dramas. Although there are some shows that could be categorized as Reality-Dramas.
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Old 05-25-08, 01:13 PM   #12
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Frankly, I am surprised noone has mentioned the Teen Drama genre.
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Old 05-25-08, 03:50 PM   #13
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Reality, Sitcoms and Game Shows? I never said all genres. We're going off topic here. I said Dramas. Although there are some shows that could be categorized as Reality-Dramas.
If you ask me, reality is almost exclusively either reality-drama or reality-game show. A show like The Real World or The Hills is reality-drama. A show like Celebrity Fit Club or Flavor of Love is reality-game show. I think reality-drama does fit your poll, and I stand by my answer.
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Old 05-25-08, 04:12 PM   #14
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Doctor dramas since I've only ever found a few ever worth watching, and for the exceptions, they usually jump the shark quickly.
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Old 05-25-08, 04:36 PM   #15
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Law Enforcement, Lawyer, and Doctor shows. If I have to deal with any of these three professions in real life, I've had a bad day. There's no reason I'd want to watch them in my leisure time.
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Old 05-25-08, 06:20 PM   #16
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Frankly, I am surprised noone has mentioned the Teen Drama genre.
Its too much of a guilty pleasure for all of us, and I will always be a fan of the genre. But there are way too many doctor shows on tv, and CBS has way too many crime shows on tv.
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Old 05-25-08, 06:24 PM   #17
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Law and Order SVU is the only one I can still watch in the Cop Drama genre. That genre needs to be thinned out, so it gets my vote.
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Old 05-25-08, 07:55 PM   #18
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Since I was hooked on 'The Wire' last year - every other police drama (except The Shield) looks like Sesame Street. No one can get it right.

A close second would be the hospital dramas...
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Old 05-26-08, 06:54 AM   #19
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Law Enforcement, Lawyer, and Doctor shows. If I have to deal with any of these three professions in real life, I've had a bad day. There's no reason I'd want to watch them in my leisure time.
Very well put. I feel the same way. I watch TV to escape.
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