Great characters, thrilling action, witty script, an absorbing story, and a believable yet fantastical universe, Firefly is simply awesome - surely the funniest and most exciting sci-fi series that has ever been.
(1999) Starring:Julia Deakin, Jessica Stevenson, Simon Pegg Director:Edgar Wright Certificate:
Box set containing series one and two of the Channel 4 sitcom centring around comic book fanatic Tim Bisley (Simon Pegg) and aspiring journalist Daisy Steiner (Jessica Stevenson), an ill-matched duo who have been posing as a professional couple in order to retain tenancy of a North London flat. ..read more »
I was sceptical about this at first but BSG is well worth investing in. It's sexy, gritty and visually spectacular but it's also got real heart within it's ensemble of characters (both human and cylon). Surprisingly thought provoking while still being kick-ass entertainment.
I've never heard such creative and poetic swearing! Deadwood is superb - completely believable and absorbing, it deserves all of the critical praise that was heaped upon it. And it stars Lovejoy - who spends alot of his onscreen time calling people 'Cunt'.
Deadwood - Season 1
(2004) Starring:Robin Weigert, Ian McShane, Brad Dourif Director:Walter Hill Certificate:
All twelve episodes from the first series of HBO's controversial television western, set in the violent and corrupt South Dakota town of Deadwood in the days after Custer's defeat at the Little Big Horn. In this series, Al Swearengen (Ian McShane) must negotiate a settlement between one of his ..read more »
Wonderfully whacky! Season 3 is the high water mark for me.
Futurama - Season 3
All 22 episodes from Season 3 of Matt Groening's futuristic animated series, following 20th-century slacker and pizza delivery boy Philip J. Fry in his adventures as a 31st Century interstellar delivery boy along with cyclopean Captain Leela, Bender the boozy robot, Professor Hubert Farnsworth, ..read more »