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WestHam06WestHam06 Community champion Posts: 191 Pioneering
Hi to all, 
            Hope everyone is well and keeping safe. As many of us are or may be in the near future self isolating, there are many things that we could do to help pass the time. One could be to watch box sets of favourite TV series, so my question is:
What is your favourite box set to watch?
For me its … 

Last Tango in Halifax!
Never fails to make me laugh!

Please join in if you want too!
Thank you 

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  • 66Mustang66Mustang Member Posts: 456 Pioneering
    edited March 21
    I like Torchwood, the old ones set in Wales, not the American ones - they are OK but I prefer the ones with the original actors in.

    Also the Robin Hood series, the one that was made by the BBC just over 10 years ago. I think that was really good.
  • CressidaCressida Member Posts: 390 Pioneering
    I never get tired of the Jonathan Creek series. I also love Columbo or any of the Christie's. My favourite Marple being Joan Hickson. 
  • WestHam06WestHam06 Community champion Posts: 191 Pioneering
    Hi @66Mustang
                               How are you? Sounds good, I have not watched Torchwood before though I do like the films of Robin Hood so maybe I will see if I can find the series that the BBC made. Thank you for sharing. 
  • WestHam06WestHam06 Community champion Posts: 191 Pioneering
    Hi @Cressida
                           How are you? I too enjoy watching Jonathan Creek, who is your favourite side kick? I think for me it is Sheridan Smith, though Caroline Quinton comes a close second.   The Christie's are good, I quite like Poirot. Thank you for sharing.  
  • CressidaCressida Member Posts: 390 Pioneering
    @WestHam06 my favourite side kick is Caroline Quentin, 2nd Sheridan Smith 🙂 I also enjoy Poirot. I have a series link set on virgin TV. Jonathan Creek is also on Prime or Netflix,  can't remember which one.  I'm self isolating so trying to mix things up a bit by also baking and reading. I'm reading the Whisper Man by Alex North. It's just getting really gripping so I'm trying  not to read too fast 😁 
  • 66Mustang66Mustang Member Posts: 456 Pioneering
    The Robin Hood series is really good in my opinion. I don’t know if it is on any of the subscription services as I don’t use them but it is on iTunes. It’s also on YouTube - just search for “Robin Hood BBC”.

    If you liked Doctor Who you might like Torchwood as it’s like a grown up version.
  • pollyanna1052pollyanna1052 Member Posts: 1,847 Disability Gamechanger
    got 2

    1. Grey`s Anatomy

    2. Breaking Bad

    Put a lot of hours into those......but great not having to wait until the following week for the next instalment
  • VictorVictor Member Posts: 30 Connected
    Hawaii Five-O. The original.
  • MobileGamesMobileGames Member Posts: 55 Courageous
    @WestHam06. I have a load of Carry on films to get through. I also have On the buses,Home to roost,Miranda,one half of Are you being served box set and lots of other comedies on DVD as well as videos to watch. I like to watch documentaries and Dr pimple popper on YouTube as well as some of the soaps on tv.
  • April2018momApril2018mom Member - under moderation Posts: 2,814 Disability Gamechanger
  • WestHam06WestHam06 Community champion Posts: 191 Pioneering
    Hi @Cressida
                            Awesome! Which is your favourite Johnathan Creek episode? For me it is 'The Grinning Man'. I may well end up watching a couple of episodes at some point. Baking sounds fun, I too have that on my list of things to do and currently I am reading Julie Andrews 'Homework'.  Do you prefer fiction or non-fiction books such as autobiographies? Thank you.
  • WestHam06WestHam06 Community champion Posts: 191 Pioneering
    Hi @66Mustang,
                               Thank you for the advice, I will have a look on YouTube to see if I can watch Robin Hood. I am not a huge fan of Dr Who, though I did watch a couple of episodes when Jodie Whittaker took over. Are you a fan of Dr Who? If so, who is your favourite Doctor? Thank you. 
  • WestHam06WestHam06 Community champion Posts: 191 Pioneering
    Hi @pollyanna1052
                                    How are you? I have not heard of Grey's Anatomy, please may I ask what is it about? Also, I've heard Breaking Bad is very good, though I personally have never seen it. You are absolutely right it is fantastic not having to wait one whole week for the next episode! Thank you for sharing. 
  • WestHam06WestHam06 Community champion Posts: 191 Pioneering
    Hi @Victor
                      How are you? Hawaii Five-O the original sounds like a great Box Set. Thank you for sharing. 
  • WestHam06WestHam06 Community champion Posts: 191 Pioneering
    Hi @MobileGames
                                   How are you? Comedy Box Sets are great and the ones you have mentioned are brilliant, particularly the Carry On's in my opinion! Which is your favourite? My favourite is Carry On Camping, though there are many great ones including Carry on Doctors and Carry On Policemen. I also like Only Fools and Horses. Documentaries can also be very informative, do you have a particular favourite genre? Thank you for sharing. 
  • WestHam06WestHam06 Community champion Posts: 191 Pioneering
    Hi @April2018mom
                                    How are you? Ghostbusters sounds like a brilliant Box Set. Hope you and your family are all well. Thank you for sharing. 
  • JakeJones_98JakeJones_98 Member Posts: 7 Connected
    My two favourite box sets must be Game of Thrones and Gavin & Stacey. Two very different genres but both series that I believe will stand the test of time. The former for its ability to masterfully build up story lines and bring the series to a brilliant close that leads you to want more. The latter delivers on so many levels by coupling cleverly placed humour and innuendo with the joys and challenges of bringing two people together from completely different backgrounds 
  • 66Mustang66Mustang Member Posts: 456 Pioneering
    WestHam06 said:
    Hi @66Mustang,
                               Thank you for the advice, I will have a look on YouTube to see if I can watch Robin Hood. I am not a huge fan of Dr Who, though I did watch a couple of episodes when Jodie Whittaker took over. Are you a fan of Dr Who? If so, who is your favourite Doctor? Thank you. 
    My favourite is either David Tennant or Christopher Ecclestone  :) however I stopped watching it when David Tennant left so I don’t really know about the ones that came after him!
  • WestHam06WestHam06 Community champion Posts: 191 Pioneering
    Hi @JakeJones_98
                                    How are you? Absolutely, Gavin and Stacey is a classic, with brilliant writers and actors. What did you think of the Christmas Special? Do you think there will be anymore? I'm afraid I haven't seen any of the Game of Thrones but I have heard that they are excellent. Thank you for sharing. 
  • WestHam06WestHam06 Community champion Posts: 191 Pioneering
    Hi @66Mustang
                                I know someone who loves Dr Who and they have told me that Christopher Ecclestone and David Tennant are the two best Doctors that they have seen! Thank you
  • Chloe_ScopeChloe_Scope Administrator Posts: 7,665 Scope community team
    66Mustang said:
    WestHam06 said:
    Hi @66Mustang,
                               Thank you for the advice, I will have a look on YouTube to see if I can watch Robin Hood. I am not a huge fan of Dr Who, though I did watch a couple of episodes when Jodie Whittaker took over. Are you a fan of Dr Who? If so, who is your favourite Doctor? Thank you. 
    My favourite is either David Tennant or Christopher Ecclestone  :) however I stopped watching it when David Tennant left so I don’t really know about the ones that came after him!
    I have to agree with you there @66Mustang! David Tennant is the best in my opinion. :)
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    Scope
  • JakeJones_98JakeJones_98 Member Posts: 7 Connected
    Hi @WestHam06 I'm well thanks. How are you? I did enjoy it and hope the cliffhanger leads to there being a fourth series. I would definitely recommend Game of Thrones :smiley: 
  • MobileGamesMobileGames Member Posts: 55 Courageous
    @WestHam06. I like Carry on girls. I've seen bits of Carry on at your convenience and Carry on matron. I'm still on the 1st volume of 3 volumes. Carry on Cleo was good. I'm on Carry on cowboy at the moment. Documentary wise,medical ones like bizarre ER,body bizarre. Or My strange addiction or Dr pimple popper. I also like LGBT documentaries. I like the doctor movies. Doctor at sea,Doctor in clover and Doctor in distress we're good. Doctor in trouble was ok. Trying to get Doctor in love and Doctor in the house on youtube. There's 7 altogether. Can't remember the other one. I like Doctor in the house ccomedy series and Mind your language as well.
  • WestHam06WestHam06 Community champion Posts: 191 Pioneering
    Hi @Jake Jones98, 
                                    I am pleased to hear that you are well, I am good thank you. Thanks for asking. I too hope that there is another series of Gavin and Stacey, it was as ever beautifully written and very funny. Maybe I will explore watching Games of Thrones, thank you for recommending it. 
  • WestHam06WestHam06 Community champion Posts: 191 Pioneering
    Hi @66Mustang
                                Thank you for sharing the documentaries that are of interest to you, they sound very interesting. I also hope that you continue to enjoy the Carry On Box Set, please let me know your thoughts on Carry On Cowboy? Thank you. 
  • WestHam06WestHam06 Community champion Posts: 191 Pioneering
    Hi @Chloe_Scope
                                   How are you? Another David Tennant fan, I am getting the impression that he was a fantastic Doctor :) Thank you for sharing. 
  • Chloe_ScopeChloe_Scope Administrator Posts: 7,665 Scope community team
    WestHam06 said:
    Hi @Chloe_Scope
                                   How are you? Another David Tennant fan, I am getting the impression that he was a fantastic Doctor :) Thank you for sharing. 
    I'm good thanks @WestHam06, how are you getting on?

    He was a great doctor! Have you watched anything today? 
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    Scope
  • tonyjtonyj Starting Line Posts: 4 Connected
    The Walking Dead.....greatest show ever. Season 1 is very short.  I didn't become addicted until season 2 - and it just gets better and better!!

    If you want something a little lighter in mood The Office (US) version : )
  • WestHam06WestHam06 Community champion Posts: 191 Pioneering
    Hi @Chloe_Scope
                                   I'm pleased to hear that you are well, I am good thank you. I am getting on ok thank you, I am very blessed as I live in a busy household with my family. I am currently exploring ways to volunteer to support people who need help during this very difficult period from my own house as I am in self-isolation. I am working with my local community to see what I am able to do, particularly along the lines of phone calls so hopefully we can get something in place. I am also aware of the NHS volunteer scheme but am currently having difficulty registering. How are you getting on? Yesterday, I didn't watch anything but I am watching Liar on ITV which is really good and also enjoy Our Girl on BBC. How about you? Thank you. 
  • WestHam06WestHam06 Community champion Posts: 191 Pioneering
    Hi @tonyj
                     How are you? Thank you for sharing, both sound like great series. How many seasons of The Walking Dead are there? Thank you. 
  • tonyjtonyj Starting Line Posts: 4 Connected
    Hi @WestHam06 - I'm as good as can be considering.  Hope your holding up ok.  There are 10 seasons so plenty to get into :)
  • Chloe_ScopeChloe_Scope Administrator Posts: 7,665 Scope community team
    Hi @WestHam06, I'm good thanks. I have heard good things about our girl! I've been watching Save Me which was really interesting, just waiting for the new series to come out (Save Me Too). 
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    Scope
  • Adrian_ScopeAdrian_Scope Administrator Posts: 5,623 Scope community team
    tonyj said:
    The Walking Dead.....greatest show ever. Season 1 is very short.  I didn't become addicted until season 2 - and it just gets better and better!!

    If you want something a little lighter in mood The Office (US) version : )
    Oh if only I could watch those early seasons of TWD for the first time all over again. Amazing television. Favourite show ever. Good pick @tonyj!
    Senior Community Partner
    Scope
  • WestHam06WestHam06 Community champion Posts: 191 Pioneering
    Hi @tonyj
                     I'm pleased that you are ok, considering the situation. I am ok too, thank you for asking. Wow! 10 Seasons sounds as though there is plenty of great storylines to be watched over the coming weeks Hope you enjoy! Thank you. 
  • WestHam06WestHam06 Community champion Posts: 191 Pioneering
    Hi @Chloe_Scope,  
                                   I'm pleased to hear that you are well. I have not heard of Save Me, is it on the BBC? Please may I ask what it is about? Our girl is very good in my opinion, I have watched it from the beginning and have enjoyed every series. Thank you. 
  • WestHam06WestHam06 Community champion Posts: 191 Pioneering
    Hi @Adrian_Scope
                                    How are you? Another The Walking Dead fan, sounds as though it may be worth a watch. Thank you. 
  • DaveTheWaspDaveTheWasp Member Posts: 35 Courageous
    To echo the others, Breaking Bad, The Waking Dead and Doctor Who (Christopher Eccleston, David Tennant and Matt Smith) are my favourites. Will have to give some of the other choices a go though. 
  • WestHam06WestHam06 Community champion Posts: 191 Pioneering
    Hi @DaveTheWasp
                                    How are you? It sounds as though the Box Sets you have mentioned are really good and well worth the watch. I have seen some Dr Who's but not Breaking Bad or The Walking Dead so maybe will have to watch these. If you do watch some of the others, I hope you enjoy. Thank you for posting. 
  • M_AnthonyM_Anthony Member, Community champion Posts: 205 Pioneering
    Great question! I have been watching Lost watch is my top box set, just finished watching 24.

    There have been loads of great suggestions here, I will be re-watching Breaking Bad, The Walking Dead and Justified next.
  • Chloe_ScopeChloe_Scope Administrator Posts: 7,665 Scope community team
    I have just started watching Designated Survivor on Netflix's, anyone seen it?
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  • Adrian_ScopeAdrian_Scope Administrator Posts: 5,623 Scope community team
    edited April 1
    My interest in it trailed off a bit towards the end of season 1 @Chloe_Scope, but that probably says more about my attention span than it does the show. :D 
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    Scope
  • April2018momApril2018mom Member - under moderation Posts: 2,814 Disability Gamechanger
    Anyone watch Aladdin yet?
  • WestHam06WestHam06 Community champion Posts: 191 Pioneering
    Hi @M Anthony, 
                              Great suggestion with Lost, I started watching it when it first came out but I never saw the ending, that is definitely one I am going have to find. Thank you for making a great suggestion :) 
  • WestHam06WestHam06 Community champion Posts: 191 Pioneering
    Hi @Chloe_Scope
                                   Unfortunately I haven't seen Designated Survivor and I don't have Netflix. Please may I ask what it is about and please let us know your thoughts on it. Thank you.  
  • WestHam06WestHam06 Community champion Posts: 191 Pioneering
    Hi @April2018mom
                                    How are you and your family? Which Aladdin, the new one with Will Smith? If so, then no I haven't seen it, have you? What are your thoughts on it if you have? Thank you. 
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