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    Sopranos vs The Wire

    Have seen some of each but neither in full

    What's the better watch from start to finish...binge watch style

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    Brokeballs keep watching Tv


    I bet you watch 16 hours a day and in between eating thatís why your 5Ė6 295 pounds now reevaluate your life

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    The wire wasnít that great at the end

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    Loved both, but eventually gave up on the wire n didn’t watch last 1.5 seasons.

    Sopranos my #1 all time. Breaking Bad my #2.

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    Sopranos easily, wire got real stupid towards end. If you get a chance Watch Banshee it was a show on cinemax for 4 season. Great

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    tv shows are a waste of time

    basically for losers

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    Love these barrels

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    100% correct

    All totally unrealistic too

    Quote Originally Posted by RudyRuetigger View Post
    tv shows are a waste of time

    basically for losers

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    Sopranos best

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    The wire, not even close

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    Sopranos got better every season imo

    I think they ran out of ideas towards end of wire, like guy said above last few seasons kind of weak

    Both great watches

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    Sopranos peaked after season 3 and never got better but regressed. If not for the early stages of hbo popularity sopranos would be an afterthought

    Looking back, boardwalk empire, game of thrones and most likely westworld all easily surpass sopranos. The same cannot be said for the wire

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    Quote Originally Posted by DOM_Toretto View Post
    Loved both, but eventually gave up on the wire n didnít watch last 1.5 seasons.

    Sopranos my #1 all time. Breaking Bad my #2.

    Same on all counts. And I am from Maryland

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    Quote Originally Posted by shadymcgrady View Post
    Sopranos peaked after season 3 and never got better but regressed. If not for the early stages of hbo popularity sopranos would be an afterthought
    Shut your mouth shady

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    Quote Originally Posted by ikid2groove415 View Post
    The wire wasnít that great at the end

    WTF the wire got kinda slow season 2 when it went ship yardy but the last season was fuccin epic!

    And for morons who dont watch tv - Eat a Richard TV kills so much time when bored. Unless your jet setting
    around the globe like your george clooney STFU you watch tv.
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    Good info, thanks men.

    Need to pass the time til football season.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Koldazzice View Post
    WTF the wire got kinda slow season 2 when it went ship yardy but the last season was fuccin epic!

    And for morons who dont watch tv - Eat a Richard TV kills so much time when bored. Unless your jet setting
    around the globe like your george clooney STFU you watch tv.
    This guy must be smoking crack - season 5 was fcking boring with almost zero action - season 2 was good

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    Sopranos.

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    The writing favors the wire, the acting favors sopranos

    Someone mentioned breaking bad and I have to agree that is perhaps the best show off all time. Not one of my favorites but it's impossible to ignore how great bb was

    Mr. Robot better than wire and sopornos

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    Breaking Bad

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    Quote Originally Posted by RudyRuetigger View Post
    tv shows are a waste of time

    basically for losers
    Message boards are a waste of time


    basically for losers.

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    I like "Better Call Saul" much more than the previous mentions. (Fires back up in August)

    It's the prequel to "Breaking Bad' but "BB" never drew me in.

    Ain't got no time for "Sopranos" nor "The Wire".
    Individual taste.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Andy117 View Post
    Message boards are a waste of time


    basically for losers.


    Cmon man.

    I hear that off the msg board, do i need to hear it on?

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    Quote Originally Posted by 19th Hole View Post
    I like "Better Call Saul" much more than the previous mentions. (Fires back up in August)

    It's the prequel to "Breaking Bad' but "BB" never drew me in.

    Ain't got no time for "Sopranos" nor "The Wire".
    Individual taste.
    Better call Saul is alright, I stopped following after the first or second season

    It's slow and gradual buildup with minimal resolutions. Similar to some dry/dark comedies from early Coen bros

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    Quote Originally Posted by shadymcgrady View Post
    Sopranos peaked after season 3 and never got better but regressed. If not for the early stages of hbo popularity sopranos would be an afterthought

    Looking back, boardwalk empire, game of thrones and most likely westworld all easily surpass sopranos. The same cannot be said for the wire
    agreed, sopranos went downhill during season 4, season 5 was terrible. can't believe sbr dumbasses actually liked the later seasons of the sopranos more. that is an insult to the first few seasons.

    sopranos was funnier, you really fell in love with the characters, great cast, great acting

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    I’ve never seen the sopranos

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    Quote Originally Posted by shadymcgrady View Post
    Better call Saul is alright, I stopped following after the first or second season

    It's slow and gradual buildup with minimal resolutions. Similar to some dry/dark comedies from early Coen bros

    I appreciate the characters, the slowness and the dry darkness.

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    Big bear was on the wire. Rip big bear

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    The Wire is a great series because it showed why the war on drugs will never end. There's always someone making money off it, whether it's the drug dealers or the prison systems or crooked local government. It's a vicious cycle that will never end. One character dies, another steps right into his place. All in the game yo!

    The Sopranos was a classic gangster series but with a family twist on it. Lots of great characters but they killed off too many of the good ones, Paulie Walnuts was basically the only great character that didn't get hit. Christopher, Big Pussy, Ralphie, all were guys that should never have been written out. Both series ran out of storylines at the end. Both highly entertaining.

    The first season of True Detective was great too. Shame they couldn't get Woody Harrelson and Matthew McConaughey to do a second season.

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    Quote Originally Posted by klemopixx View Post
    The Wire is a great series because it showed why the war on drugs will never end. There's always someone making money off it, whether it's the drug dealers or the prison systems or crooked local government. It's a vicious cycle that will never end. One character dies, another steps right into his place. All in the game yo!

    The Sopranos was a classic gangster series but with a family twist on it. Lots of great characters but they killed off too many of the good ones, Paulie Walnuts was basically the only great character that didn't get hit. Christopher, Big Pussy, Ralphie, all were guys that should never have been written out. Both series ran out of storylines at the end. Both highly entertaining.

    The first season of True Detective was great too. Shame they couldn't get Woody Harrelson and Matthew McConaughey to do a second season.
    Great point, season one of true detective was amazing. Maybe best one off ever

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    Wire was good, but I never got the comparisons to Sopranos.

    Sopranos had a few lulls along the way, especially season 5, but it was heads and shoulders of The Wire.

    I feel Sopranos has more rewatchability as well.

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    Quote Originally Posted by klemopixx View Post
    The Wire is a great series because it showed why the war on drugs will never end. There's always someone making money off it, whether it's the drug dealers or the prison systems or crooked local government. It's a vicious cycle that will never end. One character dies, another steps right into his place. All in the game yo!

    The Sopranos was a classic gangster series but with a family twist on it. Lots of great characters but they killed off too many of the good ones, Paulie Walnuts was basically the only great character that didn't get hit. Christopher, Big Pussy, Ralphie, all were guys that should never have been written out. Both series ran out of storylines at the end. Both highly entertaining.

    The first season of True Detective was great too. Shame they couldn't get Woody Harrelson and Matthew McConaughey to do a second season.
    First season of True Detective is probably my favorite season of any one show I've ever seen. Loved the dark aura of it, really gripping stuff. Tremendous acting by those two. Never got to season two though, don't see a need for it after season one.

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    Quote Originally Posted by klemopixx View Post
    The Wire is a great series because it showed why the war on drugs will never end. There's always someone making money off it, whether it's the drug dealers or the prison systems or crooked local government. It's a vicious cycle that will never end. One character dies, another steps right into his place. All in the game yo!

    The Sopranos was a classic gangster series but with a family twist on it. Lots of great characters but they killed off too many of the good ones, Paulie Walnuts was basically the only great character that didn't get hit. Christopher, Big Pussy, Ralphie, all were guys that should never have been written out. Both series ran out of storylines at the end. Both highly entertaining.

    The first season of True Detective was great too. Shame they couldn't get Woody Harrelson and Matthew McConaughey to do a second season.
    Child please? You donít think the American government let drugs into the states? Lolololol - it creates jobs - whoís the number 1 customer for drugs? Itís Americans !!!! Billion dollar industry tax free ? America can send 100,000 Troops to Iraq but not Mexico ?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mackballs View Post
    First season of True Detective is probably my favorite season of any one show I've ever seen. Loved the dark aura of it, really gripping stuff. Tremendous acting by those two. Never got to season two though, don't see a need for it after season one.
    The scene when they raided that crack house or whatever it was and the shootout with one camera shot was one of the best. But GoT is the best show!

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