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View Poll Results: Favorite HBO Original Series?
Oz
12
12.24%
Sex and the City
9
9.18%
The Sopranos
34
34.69%
Curb Your Enthusiasm
9
9.18%
The Wire
6
6.12%
Arli$$
1
1.02%
Six Feet Under
20
20.41%
Larry Sanders Show
4
4.08%
Dream On
2
2.04%
Other (There are too many to list!!!)
1
1.02%
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Favorite HBO Original Show?

Old 06-09-03, 08:47 AM
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Favorite HBO Original Show?

My Wife and I were debating our favorite HBO shows... this is a tough one! They have had way too many fantastic original series.... I'm interested to see what everyone thinks!

For me, it would have been the Sopranos up through the 2nd season. After that I feel it went downhill. My vote goes to Oz- it's always been well written, well acted (by mostly all unknown actors!), and an exciting story line

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My favorite would probably be Mr. Show. The best is probably Six Feet Under, and that's a pretty bold statement considering the level of competition.

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It used to be Sopranos until I discovered Oz.
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1st and 10
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ok seriously now, The Sopranos
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lol- I actually had 1st and 10 as a choice, but took it off for Larry Sanders....
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No G-String Divas either.
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Seriously though....the Sopranos is the best show ever produced for television. period.
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I can't believe I forgot about Mr. Show until das mentioned it. It's definitely my favorite and I believe it's the best too. IMO, comedy is much harder to do than drama, so that gives it an edge over SFU. Plus, I didn't like SFU's second season at all.

Mr. Show and Dennis Miller Live should be on there instead of Arliss and Dream On.
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Mr. Show would be my favorite...followed closely by Sopranos and Dream On. I voted for Sopranos since Mr. Show wasn't a choice...
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I'm going with Six Feet Under though I still enjoy Sex and the City a great deal.
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The Sopranos.

I wonder if Dream On will get any votes. I don't know of anyone that ever liked that show.

Doesn't look like Mind Of the Married Man is getting any love either.
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My favorite is Six Feet Under follow by Sex and the City.
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Six Feet Under is mine.
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Six Feet Under is my favorite with The Sopranos in second.
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Originally posted by wendersfan

I wonder if Dream On will get any votes. I don't know of anyone that ever liked that show.

Now you know one.
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I voted for CYE.

I liked Dream On, but definitely not one of the best HBO shows...
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I voted for Curb Your Enthusiasm.
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Dream on was the best
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I voted Oz...I had never even heard of the show till 2001. I got the first season on DVD cheap cause I wanted to try something new. I watched it and got obsessed with the show. Thanks to Kazaa I've seen them all now. Can't wait till they're all on DVD.
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That show might as well be called "Real Titties." They never show anything "real" on that show but slo-motion shots of topless chicks riding horses.

Heaven forbid we show real live male genitalia on cable television.

*shock* *dismay*
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• Quoth grunter •
Heaven forbid we show real live male genitalia on cable television.

*shock* *dismay*



You get to see a lot more schlong than cooter.

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Can't decide! Too many good shows to pick from.

Comedy: Mr. Show and Curb
Drama: The Wire and Six Feet Under

no Real Time votes, huh?
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Oh, and Larry Sanders for comedy too.
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• Quoth grunter •
Heaven forbid we show real live male genitalia on cable television.

*shock* *dismay*



You get to see a lot more schlong than cooter.

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Oh, hardly.

"Real Sex" is about as exciting as watching anything on the Playboy channel - ie. "not very."
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