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What are the Top 10 TV shows ever made?

One TV show each from 10 major genres-action, comedy,crime, drama,fantasy,mystery,romance,science-fiction,thriller, war.

Action-24

Nine high-octane seasons full of explosive action sequences, thrills and never-ending badassery from Counter-Terrorist Unit agent Jack Bauer(“Dammit, Chloe!”). Kiefer Sutherland’s portrayal of the iconic CTU agent makes a man-crush completely legit.

Comedy-Modern Family

A hilarious, wonderfully written show full of memorable characters. A comic take on a dysfunctional yet loving family.

“I’m the cool dad, that’s my thang. I’m hip, I surf the web, I text. LOL: laugh out loud, OMG: oh my god, WTF: why the face.”

-Phil Dunphy

Crime-Better Call Saul

A spin-off/prequel to the legendary Breaking Bad, this show traces the origins of Saul Goodman and Mike Ehrmantraut, two very engaging characters from Breaking Bad. Better Call Saul is currently in its second season, and is in no way lesser than its predecessor. A gripping and brilliantly written and enacted crime drama.

Drama- Homeland

A bold and dark psychological drama with espionage and the War on Terrorism as its central themes, Homeland is one of the most engaging and thought-provoking dramas ever created.

Fantasy-Game of Thrones

This one needs no introduction. An intense, gripping, violent, dark,explicit and thoroughly entertaining political drama, the popularity of which has exploded across the globe.

“When you play the game of thrones, you win or you die.”

-Cersei Lannister

Mystery-True Detective

On first sight, True Detective seems like a detective drama. However, it combines the detective genre with the philosophical and the metaphysical, to create a beautifully haunting series that will stay in your mind long after you watch it. The first season was a revelation, featuring riveting performances from Oscar-winner Mathew McConaughey and Oscar-nominee Woody Harrelson.

Romance- How I Met Your Mother

An epic love saga that follows Ted Mosby’s search for the future mother of his children, along with his friends- Marshall and Lily, the perfect couple; the legen-waitforit-dary Barney Stinson, and the lovable Robin Sparkles.

Science Fiction- Star Trek

A magical journey full of epic space adventures.Live long and prosper!

Thriller: Breaking Bad

One of the greatest shows ever made. Walter White’s transformation from a decent family man into the ruthless drug kingpin Heisenberg is the core focus of this multiple-award winning and widely admired show.

” I am not in danger, Skyler. I am the danger. A guy opens his door and gets shot and you think that of me? No. I am the one who knocks!”

-Walter White(Heisenberg)

War-Band of Brothers

A realistic, graphic and visually astonishing 10-episode miniseries that takes you right into the heat of battle with its spectacular and brilliantly shot battle sequences, based on World War 2.

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What is the best closing line of a movie or TV series?

Had originally written this post on Quora as the answer to the question ,”What is the best closing line of a movie or TV series?”

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Edit:

Breaking Bad

Season 5 Episode 16

After the carnage unleashed by Walter White, resulting in the destruction of the  supremacist gang, we see Walt handing the power to Jesse, who refuses to kill him. When Lydia calls Todd’s phone, Walter answers, telling her that she has been poisoned with ricin.

We then see Jesse head towards Jack’s car. Before getting into the car, he looks at Walt for one last time. Walt nods towards him. Jesse, contemplating for a moment, nods back.

Although this particular exchange didn’t contain any dialogue, it seemed as if the characters were nodding in acknowledgement of the ordeal, the drama, the hatred, and other unsaid emotions they had shared, all of which made Breaking Bad one of the greatest TV shows of all time. Definitely one of the deepest and most gut-wrenching moments of Breaking Bad.

Here are some great closing lines from films:

Memento (2000)

Leonard Shelby: I have to believe in a world outside my own mind. I have to believe that my actions still have meaning, even if I can’t remember them. I have to believe that when my eyes are closed, the world’s still here. Do I believe the world’s still here? Is it still out there?…Yeah. We all need mirrors to remind ourselves who we are. I’m no different.Now…where was I?

Rocky Balboa(2006)

“Yo Adrian!We did it.”

The Wolf of Wall Street(2013)

“Sell me this pen.”

Dead Poets Society(1989)

“O Captain!My Captain!”

Mr Keating:”Thank you boys.Thank you.”

Movie Recommendations: #38

Pirates of Silicon Valley(1999)

Director:Martyn Burke

Starring:Anthony Michael Hall,Noah Wyle,Joey Slotnick,John DiMaggio,Josh Hopkins. pirates of silicon valley Pirates of Silicon Valley is a drama film which chronicles the rise of two of the biggest software companies in the world-Microsoft and Apple. The film is narrated by the characters of Steve Wozniak(Joey Slotnick),co-founder of Apple,and Steve Balmer(John DiMaggio), who was CEO of Microsoft from 2000-2014 and the first business manager hired by Bill Gates.

The story is one filled with ambition,drama and betrayal as we follow Steve Jobs(Noah Wyle) and Bill Gates(Anthony Michael Hall) on their way to becoming the pioneers in the field of Computer Science.

The real-life Steve Wozniak praised the movie, describing it as “Intriguing, interesting. I loved watching it. Every one of those incidences occurred and it occurred with the meaning that was shown in the film.” Bill Gates stated that his portrayal was “reasonably accurate.”