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Old 03-30-10, 12:33 PM
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Worst dropoff in quality from one season to the next?

title says it all...

'Heroes' comes to mind, although the big finale of S1 was a pretty big copout.
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Re: Worst dropoff in quality from one season to the next?

Alias Season 2 to Season 3

Weeds Season 1 to Season 2 to Season 3 to Season 4 to Se....oh, who the f'k even watches it any more?
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Re: Worst dropoff in quality from one season to the next?

24 Season 5 to Season 6.
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Re: Worst dropoff in quality from one season to the next?

Originally Posted by Nefarious View Post
Alias Season 2 to Season 3

Weeds Season 1 to Season 2 to Season 3 to Season 4 to Se....oh, who the f'k even watches it any more?
It's a trainwreck. The first two seasons were great, but it's all been downhill from there. Yet, I can't stop watching...
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Re: Worst dropoff in quality from one season to the next?

The O.C. season 1 to season 2. And then from 2 to 3.

Only reason I bring this up is because I've recently watched the whole series and the drop was very apparent, especially from 2 to 3.
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Re: Worst dropoff in quality from one season to the next?

Heroes, for me. Although I recognize that S1 finale was a bit of a letdown, the drop-off from even that was very drastic.
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Re: Worst dropoff in quality from one season to the next?

Hunter to Hunter: San Diego....And I'm dead serious.

Yes, the old Fred Dryer show. The revived version with Hunter transferring to the San Diego PD was horrible.
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Re: Worst dropoff in quality from one season to the next?

Buffy the Vampire Slayer seasons 5/6
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Re: Worst dropoff in quality from one season to the next?

I'd also add Samantha Who? to the list. Sure, it didn't last very long and wasn't all that popular, but the first season was fresh; the second season got too bogged down in sitcom cliches.
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Re: Worst dropoff in quality from one season to the next?

24 season 5 -> 6

24 Season 7 -> 8

Heroes 1-> all
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Re: Worst dropoff in quality from one season to the next?

Men in Trees Season 1 to 2

Office S 2 to 3

Northern Exposure S5 to 6

Big Love S3 to 4

Twin Peaks S1 to 2
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Re: Worst dropoff in quality from one season to the next?

Desperate Housewives seasons 1/2
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Re: Worst dropoff in quality from one season to the next?

Originally Posted by anomynous View Post
24 season 5 -> 6

24 Season 7 -> 8

Heroes 1-> all
exactly!
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Re: Worst dropoff in quality from one season to the next?

wow, someone mentioned Big Love?

I'd always felt that show's quality has remained one of the most consistent over all its seasons...(so farr)

I'm going with 'Heroes' as well....
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Re: Worst dropoff in quality from one season to the next?

West Wing: S4 to S5, which is pretty bad since the last Sorkin season (S4) paled in comparison to the first 3.
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Re: Worst dropoff in quality from one season to the next?

According to Jim 3 --> 4
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Re: Worst dropoff in quality from one season to the next?

Originally Posted by DJariya View Post
Hunter to Hunter: San Diego....And I'm dead serious.

Yes, the old Fred Dryer show. The revived version with Hunter transferring to the San Diego PD was horrible.
Hunter
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Re: Worst dropoff in quality from one season to the next?

Originally Posted by Qrusher14242 View Post
Twin Peaks S1 to 2
This.
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Re: Worst dropoff in quality from one season to the next?

Originally Posted by Graftenberg View Post
Buffy the Vampire Slayer seasons 5/6
I really like season six of Buffy, but the correct response is...

Season 3 -> Season 4. Outside of a few choice episodes ("Hush"), Season 4 is a mess. Once Riley bailed ship in Season 5 is when the show got back to being great.

Season 3 -> Season 4 of Angel works as another example too.

However, Heroes wins this thread. Season 1 was entertaining, everything else was shit.
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Re: Worst dropoff in quality from one season to the next?

X-files Season 8>9.

While seasons 7-9 were huge downgrade fromt he first 6 seasons.....I actually thought 8 was on par with 7. 9 was just a joke.
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Re: Worst dropoff in quality from one season to the next?

Prison Break 3>4
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Re: Worst dropoff in quality from one season to the next?

"Happy Days" season 2 to 3 (long before Fonzie jumped the shark)
"Millennium" S2 to S3

I was going to post Alias, but I couldn't determine exactly where it started slipping before I gave up on it. The same goes for 24, though I still watch that. Also thought the first 2 seasons of Smallville were great, but quit watching sometime around Season 5.
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Re: Worst dropoff in quality from one season to the next?

Originally Posted by Nefarious View Post
Weeds Season 1 to Season 2 to Season 3 to Season 4 to Se....oh, who the f'k even watches it any more?
I actually thought season 2 was an enormous step up from season 1...seriously, probably the most consistently brilliant cliffhangers week after week...although I absolutely agree that it plummeted from there. Season 4 seems like an uptick to me, even if it's eclipsed by the first two seasons, just because I hated, hated, hated season 3 so much. I didn't bother with season 5.
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Re: Worst dropoff in quality from one season to the next?

Originally Posted by Nefarious View Post
Weeds Season 1 to Season 2 to Season 3 to Season 4 to Se....oh, who the f'k even watches it any more?
What Nefarious said ^^^
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Re: Worst dropoff in quality from one season to the next?

Babylon 5 Season 4 -> Season 5

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