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TV Meme... 
27th-Jul-2010 06:23 pm
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Day 01 - A show that should have never been cancelled
Day 02 - A show that you wish more people were watching
Day 03 - Your favorite new show (aired this t.v. season)
Day 04 - Your favorite show ever
Day 05 - A show you hate
Day 06 - Favorite episode of your favorite t.v show
Day 07 - Least favorite episode of your favorite t.v show
Day 08 - A show everyone should watch
Day 09 - Best scene ever
Day 10 - A show you thought you wouldn’t like but ended up loving
Day 11 - A show that disappointed you
Day 12 - An episode you’ve watched more than 5 times
Day 13 - Favorite childhood show
Day 14 - Favorite male character
Day 15 - Favorite female character
Day 16 - Your guilty pleasure show
Day 17 - Favorite mini series
Day 18 - Favorite title sequence
Day 18 - Favorite title sequence
Day 19 - Best t.v show cast
Day 20 - Favorite kiss
Day 21 - Favorite ship
Day 22 - Favorite series finale
Day 23 - Most annoying character
Day 24 - Best quote
Day 25 - A show you plan on watching (old or new)
Day 26 - OMG WTF? Season finale
Day 27 - Best pilot episode
Day 28 - First t.v show obsession
Day 29 - Current t.v show obsession
Day 30 - Saddest character death

Day 14 - Favorite male character

Uh... I have lots. Like, seriously, a bucketload. It depends what effect you want me to demonstrate.

So, Mr. Carter from Cranford is probably the most swoonsome character ever (followed VERY closely by Fitzwilliam Darcy in the 1995 Pride and Prejudice.) John Crichton and Sam Tyler both ping my 'fish out of water' button --- have me empathising and being fascinated in, and adoring all at once. I'm more mad about both Arthur and Merlin from BBC's Merlin than I ever admit. Timothy McGee, Anthony DiNozzo, Tim Bisley, Maurice Moss, Sheldon Cooper all make me happy for completely different reasons. Dexter Morgan, Leroy Jethro Gibbs, Bender Bending Rodriguez, Gene Hunt, Rodney McKay and to large extents Shawn Spencer are the characters I love despite (and because of) their massive, massive flaws. I have serious love for David Suchet's portrayal of Hercule Poirot. And there will always be a part of me who thinks Spike Thomson from Press Gang was the greatest.

I can't choose.

But it's probably Sam. Something about Sam crawled under my skin and won't let go. I'm most likely one of his harshest critics and yet --- he is my character --- the one that speaks to me on every level.
27th-Jul-2010 08:58 am (UTC)
Heh, I love your sneaky choice and it doesn't surprise me.
27th-Jul-2010 11:48 am (UTC)
It'd be really weird to devote years of your life writing a character you detest :D
27th-Jul-2010 11:43 am (UTC)
Mr. Carter from Cranford is probably the most swoonsome character ever

27th-Jul-2010 11:47 am (UTC)
I spent the whole time, the entirety of his scenes going 'MY OVARIES CANNOT TAKE THIS' *faint* :D
27th-Jul-2010 03:01 pm (UTC)
Why am I not surprised? (Despite the stiff ha competition.)
27th-Jul-2010 10:27 pm (UTC)
You should be! Darn it! Why's everyone think I'm so predictable?

Because I am?
27th-Jul-2010 04:47 pm (UTC)
I love Press Gang and I'm not ashamed to admit that I'd have Spike as a future husband even to this day. :p
27th-Jul-2010 10:28 pm (UTC)
I rewatched some episodes a couple of years ago and LOVED IT and I have it on DVD around about here somewhere, so I should totally watch more.
28th-Jul-2010 05:36 pm (UTC)
Hee. I actually pulled out my DVDs and watched a few episodes last night. The two-parter with the gun siege and the one with the hypnotist are two of my favourites. :)

(Also all episodes have recently been uploaded to YouTube if you can't find your DVDs.)

27th-Jul-2010 09:49 pm (UTC)
Spike! I loved him so much. That episode with the girl trapped under the rubble made me cry SO MUCH.
27th-Jul-2010 10:28 pm (UTC)
That's one of my all-time favourite television episodes.
28th-Jul-2010 09:57 am (UTC)
I had it on tape and used to rewatch it on a regular basis.

Seriously, Press Gang was one of the best children's TV shows of all time.
28th-Jul-2010 02:59 am (UTC)
Heh. I've also got a "fish out of water" button, and John Crichton and Sam Tyler both ping it like mad. (I've just finished watching Adam Adamant Lives! which also set my "fish out of water" button a-pinging, as the eponymous hero is a Victorian adventurer frozen in time an woken up in swinging sixties London.) Maybe they should all join a "fish out of water" support group.
28th-Jul-2010 09:44 am (UTC)
The weird thing is that I loved Sam quiiiite a bit before his life mirrored mine in terms of "oh hey, whole new world".

I am increasingly interested in your Adam Adamant! posts.
28th-Jul-2010 10:22 am (UTC)
Well I've always felt a bit of an outsider... so no surprises at enjoying fishes out of water.

(I'm at the stage at wanting to share my Fannish Glee at Adam Adamant. It might not be to everyone's tastes, though, as the production standards are woeful and some of the attitudes are very dated. However it appears to be downloadable at a number of sites if you want to check it out - the first episode is "A Vintage Year for Scoundrels".)
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