Guilty Pleasures: TV Shows

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I've got more than a few, but currently, I am absolutely transfixed by the History Channel's 'American Pickers'. Watching these guys enter broken-down sheds, garages, and barns, and find amazing pieces of American culture...it's totally addicting. I want to BE these guys :)

What gets you going on trash TV in some inexplicable way?
 

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Project Runway.

I hate reality TV but Runway for some reason does something for me.
Maybe it's b/c people are creative to come up with some decent looking outfits in a day or two. Maybe, the fact that people can sew pretty well...I don't know.

The only other reality show I ever had much interest in was the Japanese version of Iron Chef......cooking for honor.
 

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I guess Top Chef would qualify - love that show, but its becoming more and more of a "reality show" every season. Manufactured drama, personality clashes, etc.

True Blood also - its trashy, redneck, bloody, Vampire semi-porn.
 

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Not sure it is a real guilty pleasure TV show, but I got hooked on those pompous ***es from American Pickers too Boone for the same reasons as you.

About 10 years ago, I remember sitting in the dining room with my ex-fiance and some of her friends. We were discussing this very subject. The girls were chatting about it and I chimed in, "You guys know what my guilty pleasure is on TV?" At this point my ex-fiance chimes in and says, "Porn!" :rotflmao: I said, "No! WWF" a.k.a. WWE

Today I would have to say, Dexter. Umm...how can you seriously root for a serial killer?:insane:
 

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Alright. I'll be the first to admit it.

I like Glee.
 

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Besides Iron Chef, enjoy watching Chopped on Food Network.

Two other shows I enjoy is Deadliest Catch and Ice Road Truckers. If had to rank the four, would have Iron Chef and Deadliest Catch 1-2.
 

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Alright. I'll be the first to admit it.

I like Glee.
That is the GHEYEST THING I'VE EVER HEARD!!















I totally called Sue voting for New Directions. Also, do you think Rachel and Finn will finally get together next season?
 

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I justify it because it is ostensibly about football, but Friday Night Lights is definitely a man soap. And it is AWESOME.

Parenthood is also a nighttime soap, but the wife and I love that as well.

My purest guilty pleasure though would have to be Kitchen Nightmares. I really love watching Ramsey crush stupid restaurant owners.
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Forgot one of my favorite shows to watch, few times a year it is on, is Barrett-Jackson auction. Enjoy doing the fantasy bids.
 

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My main crap show is the Bachelor and Bachelorette. The shows are staged and the people have a combined IQ of under 70, but I can't stap watching it. I probably need to see a psychiatrist or something to figure out my underlying problem.

Other shows I love:
Rescue Me
Pawn Stars
all the CSI's
Biggest Loser
Losing It With Jillian

and that's about all the TV watching I'm going to admit to.
 

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Pawn Stars is pretty damn addictive :)
Along with Bizarre Foods....
 

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theres a good percentage of these shows i dont feel guilty for loving. like deadliest catch; that show is about the most dangerous job in the world and people die on it.
Yeah, I was thinking more along the lines of things you probably shouldn't like, but do.

(Like, Dale Earnhardt Jr. for instance.) :nana:
 

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For me the guilty pleasure part comes from I've got more important crap I "should" be doing, but watch anyway. Character flaw. :insane:
 

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theres a good percentage of these shows i dont feel guilty for loving. like deadliest catch; that show is about the most dangerous job in the world and people die on it.
Yeah, seems like some are just listing their favorite shows.

Another "guilty pleasure" show I like to watch whenever I catch it on is Antiques Roadshow. Kinda cool to see what old crap people have in their attics is really worth a lot of money.

I feel like less of a man for having typed that...lol.
 

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