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In your opinion - what show do you have in mind for having outstanding dialogue either in a comedic/comic sense, it's generally really funny, creative, referential and intelligent in its' writing and jokes (for Sitcoms for example) or in just the way that it's written in a dramatic sense

As a drama you think it's got realistic dialogue, making believable and real characters with great rapport / banter, as well as making for great dramatic scenes / drama in general

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Lost (Totally had the believable characters, high tension, super dramatic moments, as well as humour and references to pop culture, generally a well written show with realistic dialogue to boot and helps to suspend disbelief seeing the genre the show is in)

Life Unexpected

Arrested Development (I'd say it's one of if not the best written sitcom ever)

True Blood

How I met your Mother (same as arrested Development imo, the continual creativity in the show stands out)

Community

Also want to add 30 Rock to the list ofc! really well written and creative

Sup with all the negs? no one likes any of these shows or something...
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30 Rock.
Community.
The War at Home.
It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia
South Park


The League borders between the two in bold and the other three.
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I think parks and recreation is hilarious and in a similar vein to Arrested development, which I agree is the best thing ever.
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hi negs
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- The Wire
- The Killing
- Parks & Recreation
- The Thick of It
- Look Around You
- The Sopranos
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Big Bang Theory.
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Misfits.
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True Blood- DEFINITELY. Good call.

The Mentalist
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(Original post by morematterlessartx)
Misfits.
Nuff said.
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The Sopranos
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Outnumbered-though some of it is unscripted.

Being Human; starts off slowly and gets really gripping around the 3rd episode.

Gavin and Stacey-witty.

American Dad- Hilarious!
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HOUSE!

Omg how could I forget House =D
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The Office (U.K. Version ONLY) is a clear winner
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Spiral: The Butcher of La Valette

It's a French equivilant of the Bill (just much more violent) which I'm following on BBC 4 atm. Best show I've watched in years, it's just terrific.
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The Inbetweeners. I know on a base level it doesn't sound intelligent or clever, but they are one of the few TV shows that actually has an accurate portrayal of teenage boys in an average state school. Beautifully done, unlike Skins...
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(Original post by morematterlessartx)
Misfits.
This + How I Met Your Mother and South Park
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How i met your mother .. Funny/witty especially in flashback scenes, and somehow already passing 6 years and the 'mothers' identity still hasn't been revealed.

E.R .. Because the characters are believable, its witty and the medical side seems almost natural to the actors.
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Game of Thrones
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Gilmore Girls!

Extremely funny, constant banter, sarcasm, references to literary characters from plays and novels as well as other fictional characters, amazing how we get to watch 'Rory' grow up, it's just one of the best TV shows ever. SO sad its over.
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(Original post by Comeheretellme)
Outnumbered-though some of it is unscripted.

Being Human; starts off slowly and gets really gripping around the 3rd episode.

Gavin and Stacey-witty.

American Dad- Hilarious!
Off topic: can I ask why you have 'Possible University Applications' in your signature when you have not even finished your GCSEs?

On topic: most of the suggestions so far are dire; South Park, though it can be very hit and miss, and The Mentalist are the only decent ones. I cannot really think of any intelligent shows off the top of my head. Where comedy is concerned, everything seems to be lowbrow to a large extent.
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