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intrigueing ([personal profile] intrigueing) wrote2014-11-09 02:59 pm

Episode Selections from all the TV Show Fandoms

I recently found in my documents a 1/4 finished entry for a very old LJ meme (at least three years old and probably totally defunct). It asked to pick your favorite TV show fandoms and then answer the questions:

Show Title:
Episode Most Dear to Your Heart:

Episode You Think is Objectively the Best Quality:
An episode everyone likes that you don't:
An episode no one likes that you do:
An Underrated Episode:
The Series Finale: Good, Bad, or Ugly?
First Episode You Ever Watched:
Impression the
First Episode You Ever Watched Gave You: Good, Bad, or Misleading?

I decided to fill as many of them out as I could think of:

Show Title: M*A*S*H
Episode Most Dear to Your Heart:
Abyssinia Henry
Episode You Think is Objectively the Best Quality: Goodbye, Farewell, and Amen
An episode everyone likes that you don't: No Idea
An episode no one likes that you do:
Again, no idea
An Underrated Episode: Sticky Wicket
The Series Finale: Good, Bad, or Ugly? GOOD!
First Episode You Ever Watched: The Light that Failed
Impression the First Episode You Ever Watched Gave You: Good, Bad, or Misleading? I had no idea how much the cast had and would change, so good, but slightly misleading


Show Title: Star Trek: The Original Series
Episode Most Dear to Your Heart:
The Trouble With Tribbles
Episode You Think is Objectively the Best Quality: City on the Edge of Forever (big surprise there...)
An episode everyone likes that you don't: I, Mudd
An episode no one likes that you do:
Assignment: Earth
An Underrated Episode: Where No Man Has Gone Before
The Series Finale: Good, Bad, or Ugly? There was no finale, but "Turnabout Intruder" was terrible, and "Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country" was great.
First Episode You Ever Watched: A Private Little War
Impression the First Episode You Ever Watched Gave You: Good, Bad, or Misleading? Slightly misleading. My 11 year old brain couldn't get past the pastel unicorn yeti monster.

Show Title: Star Trek: The Next Generation
Episode Most Dear to Your Heart:
Remember Me
Episode You Think is Objectively the Best Quality: The Best of Both Worlds
An episode everyone likes that you don't: Um, I dunno?
An episode no one likes that you do:
Rascals
An Underrated Episode: The Wounded
The Series Finale: Good, Bad, or Ugly? A-maz-ing!
First Episode You Ever Watched: Brothers
Impression the First Episode You Ever Watched Gave You: Good, Bad, or Misleading? Good! 'Course, I thought Data was a bad guy for the first half of the episode...

Show Title: Star Trek: Deep Space Nine
Episode Most Dear to Your Heart:
Far Beyond the Stars/In The Cards (sorry can't choose!)
Episode You Think is Objectively the Best Quality: In the Pale Moonlight
An episode everyone likes that you don't: Don't know about episodes, but the arc at the beginning of season 6 made me more irritated than I think anyone else was...
An episode no one likes that you do:
The Magnificent Ferengi (and all the other Ferengi episodes and goofy episodes except that one sex change one)
An Underrated Episode: Take Me Out to the Holosuite
The Series Finale: Good, Bad, or Ugly? Simultaneously Good and Ugly
First Episode You Ever Watched: Civil Defense
Impression the First Episode You Ever Watched Gave You: Good, Bad, or Misleading? Good!

Show Title: Starsky & Hutch
Episode Most Dear to Your Heart:
Gillian
Episode You Think is Objectively the Best Quality: Sweet Revenge
An episode everyone likes that you don't: Tap Dancing whatchamacallit (except the tag, of course!)
An episode no one likes that you do:
Starsky vs Hutch (come at me, bro)
An Underrated Episode: The Specialist
The Series Finale: Good, Bad, or Ugly? Awesome! (see above, duh)
First Episode You Ever Watched: Bloodbath
Impression the First Episode You Ever Watched Gave You: Good, Bad, or Misleading? Pretty bad and misleading except for the partnership aspects.

Show Title: Buffy the Vampire Slayer
Episode Most Dear to Your Heart:
The Zeppo
Episode You Think is Objectively the Best Quality: Hush
An episode everyone likes that you don't:
Prophecy Girl
An episode no one likes that you do:
Bargaining I and II
An Underrated Episode:
Anne
The Series Finale: Good, Bad, or Ugly?
Good...slightly ugly
First Episode You Ever Watched:
School Hard
Impression the First Episode You Ever Watched Gave You: Good, Bad, or Misleading?
Fucking 100% perfect

Show Title: The West Wing
Episode Most Dear to Your Heart:
In the Shadow of Two Gunmen I and II
Episode You Think is Objectively the Best Quality: Two Cathedrals
An episode everyone likes that you don't: 25
An episode no one likes that you do: The Midterms
An Underrated Episode: Stirred
The Series Finale: Good, Bad, or Ugly?
Bleh, okay sorta I guess. I don't really consider seasons 5-7 canon...
First Episode You Ever Watched:
What Kind of Day Has It Been?
Impression the
First Episode You Ever Watched Gave You: Good, Bad, or Misleading? Dude, it was, like, a massive literal shoot-em-up cliffhanger...

Show Title: Doctor Who (New)
Episode Most Dear to Your Heart:
The Doctor's Wife
Episode You Think is Objectively the Best Quality: The Empty Child/The Doctor Dances
An episode everyone likes that you don't:
The Girl in the Fireplace
An episode no one likes that you do:
Boom Town
An Underrated Episode:
Amy's Choice
The Series Finale: Good, Bad, or Ugly?
No finale yet!
First Episode You Ever Watched:
The Empty Child
Impression the
First Episode You Ever Watched Gave You: Good, Bad, or Misleading? Way too amazing

Show Title: Doctor Who (classic)
Episode Most Dear to Your Heart:
The Curse of Fenric
Episode You Think is Objectively the Best Quality: Genesis of the Daleks
An episode everyone likes that you don't:
City of Death
An episode no one likes that you do:
The Happiness Patrol
An Underrated Episode:
Warriors of the Deep
The Series Finale: Good, Bad, or Ugly?
Pretty good
First Episode You Ever Watched:
An Unearthly Child
Impression the
First Episode You Ever Watched Gave You: Good, Bad, or Misleading? Great!

Show Title: The X-FIles
Episode Most Dear to Your Heart:
Dreamland I & II
Episode You Think is Objectively the Best Quality: Clyde Bruckman's Final Repose or Jose Chung's "From Outer Space"
An episode everyone likes that you don't:
Squeeze, sorta
An episode no one likes that you do:
All the mytharc ones, I guess?
An Underrated Episode:
The Unnatural
The Series Finale: Good, Bad, or Ugly?
Whatever. I had kinda thrown up my hands at this point...
First Episode You Ever Watched: 
The Goldberg Variation
Impression the
First Episode You Ever Watched Gave You: Good, Bad, or Misleading?! Pretty good but not spectacular


And that's all that I have the time or energy for right now. I'm also realizing just how many shows I've watched but never finished...

ETA: Added The X-Files at the reminder of [personal profile] wendelah1 

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