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Breaking Bad

Amazing series.  Amazing episode last night.  Talk about a gut punch.

Walter White is a bigger monster than anyone in Westeros.

(I need to do something about that).

This is the final season of BREAKING BAD.  I think GAME OF THRONES may have a shot at upsetting BB for this year's Emmy (only a shot, though, I think they are the clear favorite), which pits us against their previous season...  but there's no way in hell that anyone is going to defeat BREAKING BAD next year, when their last season is the one in contention.

Admittedly, trying to handicap the Emmys is a mug's game.  You never know.  But for what it's worth, I think this year is our best chance of actually winning one.  Given the splash the Red Wedding made, our profile is likely as high as it is ever going to be.  We had a great season.  If the Academy is ever going to give their ultimate accolade to a fantasy show (something that is by no means certain), it's going to be this year, I think.

But we'll see.  BREAKING BAD, MAD MEN, DOWNTON ABBEY, HOMELAND, and HOUSE OF CARDS will have something to say about that as well.  All good shows, I think.  A couple are great shows.  HOMELAND is the defending champ, MAD MEN's won four, and HOUSE OF CARDS has that whole "gamechanger" thing going for it.  Should be an interesting race.  We'll all know on September 22.

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persoconchii
Sep. 16th, 2013 10:21 pm (UTC)
ha ha, a lot of people were comparing bastard-Bolton to Todd last night (with Jesse filling in for Theon.. sorta)
Romulo Cesar de Sousa
Sep. 18th, 2013 01:17 pm (UTC)
I think Todd is most dangerous because he is (very) smarter than Ramsay. That plot with Jesse was very disturbing.
I given up wondering what comes next, it is impossible, so let's wait what is coming.
I'm afraid that after finish watching BrBa I could not enjoy any other series (pretty much what happened after I read ASoIaF). The last two episodes were enough to take the place Sopranos had of "best TV show ever" in my heart.

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