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02:54 PM on 02/12/13 
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Television is in a really great place right now. Not just in the US, but in most other countries in the world. This is a thread to help support and discuss that opinion. Below you'll find a list of solid television programs sorted by country.

Italy
Inspector Montalbano (Wikipedia)
Romanzo Criminale (Wikipedia)
Il Capo dei Capi (Wikipedia)
La Pivora (wiki)

Norway
Varg Veum (Wikipedia)
Lilyhammer (Wikipedia, Netflix)

Sweden
Wallander (Wikipedia, Netflix)
Broen (Wikipedia)
Sebastian Bergman (Wikipedia, Hulu+)
Beck (Wikipedia)

Denmark
Borgen (Wikipedia)
Forbrydelsen (Wikipedia)
Those Who Kill (Wikipedia)
Livvagterne (Wikipedia, Netflix, Hulu+)
Rejseholdet (Wikipedia)
Ørnen: En krimi-odyssé (Wikipedia, Netflix, Hulu+)
Riget (mubi)

England
Collision - [netflix]
Wire in the Blood - [hulu]
Fresh Meat (Wikipedia)
Nighty Night (wikipedia)
Pulling (Wikipedia)
The Shadow Line (Wikipedia)
Green Wing (Wikipedia)
Hustle (Wikipedia)

Australia
Danger 5 (Wikipedia, Hulu)
Summer Heights High (wikipedia)
The Slap (Wikipedia)

France
Engrenages (Wikipedia, Netflix)
Braquo (Wikipedia, Hulu+)
Les Revenants (Wikipedia)
Maison Close (Wikipedia, Netflix)

Canada
Cracked (Wikipedia)
Fortier (Wikipedia)

Iceland
Næturvaktin, Dagvaktin, and Fangavaktin (Wikipedia)

Belgium
Matrioshki (Wikipedia)

Argentina
Epitafios (Wikipedia)

Russia
Brigada (Wikipedia)

The Netherlands
Bernhard, Schavuit van Oranje (Wikipedia)
Oud Geld (Wikipedia)

China
Three Kingdoms (Wikipedia)

South Korea
IRIS (available on Hulu)
Athena (available on Hulu)
The Great Seer (available on Hulu)
Peninsula (available on Hulu)
Warrior Back Dong Soo (available on Hulu)
H.I.T. (available on Hulu)
Ghost (available on Hulu)
Chuno (available on Hulu)

Anime
Angel Beats! - [wiki] [netflix] [crunchyroll]
Arakawa Under the Bridge (x Bridge) - [wiki] [crunchyroll]
Baccano! - [wiki] [hulu]
Bunny Drop - [wiki] [hulu]
Clannad - [wiki] [netflix] [crunchyroll]
Code Geass - [ann] [wiki]
Cowboy Bebop - [ann] [wiki]
Durarara!! - [wiki] [hulu]
Eden of the East - [wiki] [hulu]
FLCL - [wiki] [hulu]
Monster - [wiki] [hulu]
Fullmetal Alchemist - [ann] [wiki]
Gurren Lagann - [ann] [wiki]
Monster - [ann] [wiki] [hulu]
Mushishi - [ann] [wiki]
Neon Genesis Evangelion - [ann] [wiki]
Paranoia Agent - [wiki] [crunchyroll]
Penguindrum - [wiki] [anime network]
Puella Magi Madoka Magica - [wiki] [crunchyroll]
Read or Die - [wiki]
Samurai Champloo - [wiki] [hulu]
Serial Experiments Lain - [wiki] [hulu]
Steins;Gate - [ann] [wiki]
Twelve Kingdoms - [ann] [wiki]
Tokyo Magnitude 8.0 - [wiki]
Xam'd - [wiki] [crunchyroll]

So if you have anything to add to this list (which I'm still working on fully compiling and hyperlinking, bear with me), let me know. Otherwise, discuss to your heart's desire.
07:03 PM on 02/12/13 
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Wallander is BBC no? Havent watched it though.

The UK remade their own version of the Swedish series.
07:11 PM on 02/12/13 
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oh cool. I see Kenneth Branagh is in it. Is it any good?

I really enjoy the UK version, but it's the only one ive seen. I've heard the original version is much better.
06:20 PM on 02/13/13 
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Holy fuck, this list is gigantic, haha. I don't even know where to start.
12:06 PM on 02/16/13 
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Updated anime, added a few Aussie shows.
08:04 PM on 02/16/13 
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For anybody in the mood for an incredibly mean, dark and demented comedy, I can't recommend Nighty Night enough. It's the brainchild of Julia Davis, one of my (and probably everyone else's) three favorite UK female comics. The plot is so twisted, but it stays incredibly hilarious and well-written throughout.

'You know my feelings on asthma. Take a deep breath, get over it.'
08:29 PM on 02/16/13 
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Nighty Night is good stuff. Pulling is great as well.

Also a very good show. I love them both. Davis, Sharon Horgan, Olivia Colman and Sarah Alexander can't do much wrong in my eyes. There's a lot of top-notch female talent over there.
01:18 PM on 03/05/13 
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Just started the five-part miniseries Five Days. Anybody else seen this? It's a co-prod with HBO, but it's still technically foreign. Very enthralling stuff, but I always tend to be interested in kidnapping plots.



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