Toronto Mike

My Ten Favourite TV Shows of 2007


Television got jealous of music after I posted my ten favourite songs of 2007 and demanded fair treatment.  I didn't want any trouble and caved immediately.

Here are my ten favourite television shows in 2007.  These are shows that aired new episodes during the 2007 calendar year, so shows like "Arrested Development" I revisited in DVD were ineligible.

10. Rescue Me

I watched this show for years until a series of weak episodes caused me to bail.  Then, I caught a good episode and came back for the season finale which I thoroughly enjoyed.  It was pretty much guaranteed to make this list because I only watched about 12 series all year.

9. Family Guy

Can I lump "Family Guy" in with "American Dad"?  This show is good for shits and giggles, and that's not a bad thing.

8. Dexter

Season two of "Dexter" was pretty interesting.  I don't know how long this series will go before it gets repetitive, but I hope it has at least two more seasons in it.

7. 30 Rock

I didn't watch a minute of this show during its first season and then I caught a rerun during the summer.  I liked what I saw and came back for more.  Now I'm a big fan.

6. The Simpsons

Me and the kids appointment view this show every Sunday night.  I've been doing that for a couple of decades.  You knew this was going to show up on this list somewhere.

5. The Office

"The Office" is my favourite network series.  It's plain fun.  I still can't believe the Yanks took a brilliant BBC show and made it better.

4. This American Life

There were only six episodes of this documentary series but each one touched me in a profound way.  There is no series on television as thought provoking and interesting as this one.

3. Flight of the Conchords

Pure hilarity.  It's not only completely hilarious, but the music is great too.  Bonus!

2. The Sopranos

Fuggedaboutit.  Tony: RIP.

1. Curb Your Enthusiasm

There was something about the dynamic of this season that slayed me.  Larry and the Blacks was a perfect blend and Leon stole the show.  Get in that ass, Larry!

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