Ever Watched A TV Episode That Pissed You Off So Much You Quit Watching The Series?

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I think most people dislike Skyler simply because she's an obstacle to Walt. "She¨s just selfish, she just doesn't understand" they say, while the reason she doesn't understand is that Walt keeps everything from her until the very last second.
I find her reactions to be completely reasonable and believable and I loved it when she started shutting him out completely.

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Warachia:
Here's why I hate her, (halfway through season 2) she's a control freak, she wants to be in control of everyone else's life, she want's to know what happens in everyone else's life and everyone only exists to make her happy, your husband doesn't want to get treatment and wants to live the rest of his life to the fullest? Fuck him, guilt him into going with what you want.

Well, yeah, because the treatment could potentially help him LIVE a lot longer. Considering this would also cause her teenage son to lose his dad and her not-yet-born baby to never even meet her father, I'd imagine anyone would want the same if they found out their significant other was dying. The idea that a dad would just leave his family like that without even trying to find a solution because he wants to "live his short life to the fullest" is pretty selfish.

Not nearly as selfish as wanting somebody else to live for you, not to mention treatment can also mean he lives the rest of his days in more distress than if he never got the treatment at all, and when you consider they were already in financial trouble it's pretty obvious why he'd be at the very least reluctant at accepting medical treatment.
I've had family die from cancer and I've met other's who were going through treatment for years only for it not to matter in the end (one of whom was a friend of my family), and I would NEVER force or guilt them into taking treatment unless it was their own decision (of course I'd try to convince them though).

I don't see it, especially considering people going behind her back usually involves acts such as making meth (Walt) or stealing (her sister).

I didn't say they were justified, just that she does it too and that certainly doesn't do her any favours, also she seems to force herself on other's lives.

There was a show called "Is it real?".
they were testing a person burning to death overnight. at first they described real occurrences, then asked some scientific opinions on how it could occur, they have crafterd a theory to which firemen team agreed with as well.
so far so good, they decide to make an experiment, build a fake house, ontroduce conditions, set it aflame. during the experiment the fire proceeded just liek the theory stated, pretty much a 100% confirm.
5 minutes later the represented turns to use and starts babbling how the experiment failed, how the theory is bull and its all just a myth and nothing like that ever happens. (thier other episodes were also aimed at disproving things, even going as far as a "psychic" guy getting a good guess and they still claim he didnt, but this topped it all)
i was just like "are you fucking kidding me?" and stopped watching it.

King Billi:
Geez... Am I really the only person who was still able to watch Lost after I came the realisation that it was never ever going to end in a way that made sense and just enjoy it for the characters I liked and the imaginative bull**** they kept coming up with?

no your not, i enjoyed lost.

Nobody's mentioned this one yet so I guess it's not that popular, but my one is Weeds.
I never especially loved the show but season one was watchable.
Got to the end of season two hating every single character in it. None of them gave me any reason to care about them.

Also, if you guys dislike Dexter the TV series, you should see some of the ridiculous shit that's pulled in the books.

Odgical:
Yes! Yes there is. Oh ho ho! The New Normal. God I hate that show. It revolves around a gay couple using a surrogate mother to have a baby.

At this point you should know I'm ginger. This is important.

They're in the doctor's office, having just given the mother a routine ultra sound to make sure everything's fine and dandy. The doctor mentions they could probably screen for inherited diseases and one of the couple asks what they could be. The other man begins to explain the process and what diseases they scan for. The doctor chimes in that red hair is the sort of disease they scan for. Red haired children are the devil's children, he says. The mother and the first gay guy react in horror at the thought of having a ginger child and immediately inquire about abortions.

Not five damn minutes later in the show they expect me to react with sympathy when the gay couple kiss in public and someone asks them not to do that in front of their kids. No no no, show, you get NOTHING from me after you just equated red hair to genetic disease and made fun of aborting ginger kids just for their hair colour. Fuck you, you shitty american comedy. The message of that episode was be nice to gays, it almost made me homophobic out of spite.

So... yeah.

I'm American and I don't understand ginger jokes. I really don't fucking get why they're reviled. Because....they have red hair and freckles? To be fair, the show you describe seems to be making fun of this attitude, ridiculing ginger hatred by presenting the logical extreme. It's hard for me to take that scene seriously from my point of view.

OT: For me, it tends to be the pilot or first episode of any anime I watch. Mind you I enjoy some anime, but the grand majority of shows just...tire me. The first episode of Code Geass springs to mind. My anime living friends tell me how much they love it, but it's impossible for me to buy into it. It's just so cartoonishly awful

Elfen Lied. I enjoy anime, and the characters are decently done, the animation is good, interesting story, so what killed it?

I wanted to stop watching Battlestar after the mid point of season 3 where they just shoved religion into it really hard and it got continuingly more and more stupid with less and less of what made the show really good.
I liked that there was a battle between religion and Adama and the like, I liked that he was only using it to give hope and such.
I only continued watching because it was sort of a family thing.

Walking Dead was the same way, for some reason my brother and dad felt that the show would pick up in season 2, all Season 2 was, was crickets and drama and stupid shit that made no sense. And now season 3 is interesting, so I don't know if that counts either.

Episode 1 Season 3 of The Boondocks

I know animation takes a good amount of time, but you have an episode (and subsequently more episodes) based on an event that took place 2-3 years beforehand? That's timely.

I can't even describe the plot of the episode because I only watched 3 minutes of it before I told myself never again. Seriously, campaign allegations against Obama because he's friends with Huey who happens to be a Cyber-terrorist on Myspace? I know you could describe most of season 2 like this but this is a serious case of jumping the shark.

Yeah, The Walking Dead - season 2 episode 8. I thought season 2 was terrible, but that episode just sealed the deal for me.

Kind of feel that way about the second season finale of Hell on Wheels.

It's one of those shows which has the potential to be a really good show, but the latest finale was one of the most self-destructive hours of television I've ever watched, killing off several of the best characters for absolutely no gain.

TK421:

Also, some of you people are waaay to sensitive about jokes and circumstances intended to be humorous. I'm purposefully not singling anyone out, because I don't want to have a huge argument with some guy on the internet, but some of you could consider lightening up a bit.

Agreed, some of these situations were meant in a ironic or satirical manner, and some are just simply odd dislikes.
But that's just me!

OT: probably one of the early Naruto episodes, where some villain appears out of the blue, and curbstomps a already established character.owait
that's all of them.
So yeah, anime in general after 15 or so episodes.

I wouldn't say it ruined the series but my hopes aren't high after the season 3 finale of MLP. The episode starts out alright if really rushed but the underlying message was really good, that people shouldn't accept the path imposed upon them and instead find their own destiny. Then the second half goes right to shit. Celestia reveals that she's been grooming Twilight for princess-hood since the moment they met, without her knowledge or consent, essentially negating the entire moral of the episode. The driving force behind the plot itself was an unfinished spell book Celestia sent that she must have known would wreck havoc. It turned a loving mentor into a behind the scenes manipulator in the span of 5 minutes.

As for Doctor Who, Stephen Moffat is so obsessed with "big" stories that he ignores all established rules and character relations in order for his scripts to work. Amy and Rory's divorce comes out of no where and is solved in a two-minute conversation. The Statue of Liberty is actually a Weeping Angel and walks downtown despite the fact that the angels can't move when seen. I could go on but instead I'll leave with this bit of knowledge, Moffat's most critically acclaimed and popular episodes were written under Russell Davies which pretty much means he writes best when someone else is there to rein him in.

I gave up on Lost after season 1. I started to realize that the writers were just making shit up as they went along. And oddly enough, I stopped watching the UK show Primeval. I think I saw the first two seasons and it bothered me SO MUCH that everyone on the show was so scared of firearms.

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Hannibal942:

I'm American and I don't understand ginger jokes. I really don't fucking get why they're reviled. Because....they have red hair and freckles? To be fair, the show you describe seems to be making fun of this attitude, ridiculing ginger hatred by presenting the logical extreme. It's hard for me to take that scene seriously from my point of view.

Really? You don't know. It is because of South Park. There is no real reason beyond the fact that Cartman said gingers don't have souls. It really is that simple.

OT: I quit watching the Walking Dead for a while part way into season 2, though I did get back into it with season 3. Considering the fact that I have a full grasp of everything going on now, it seems I didn't miss much.

I can't even remember when I stopped caring about Heroes, it was either when Claire and her dad kept making dumb decisions or when Sylar finally got his powers back.

I stopped caring about House when he was making progress with Cuddy for the uptillienth time but then they pulled "LOL IT WAS A HALLUCINATION" thing (which they had already used long ago).

The second episode of Game of Thrones. I don't mind when one character is annoying while the rest are likable (Skyler in Breaking Bad), but every character was imminently unlikable in Game of Thrones.

The episode on Lost where they turned a wheel under the island to turn time. I was steadily losing interest before, but that was the episode that made me say "ok, screw this".

So I just watched the season finale of The Clone Wars, and the reveal was just as moronic as I thought it would be. Barriss turns to the dark side because "The Republic is corrupt, and the jedi are nothing but murderers who started this war!"

So the obvious solution is to then blow up the Jedi temple, murder your friends and family and then try to blame it on your best friend while you run around cackling like a madwoman? For fuck's sakes, nothing about this whole plot had anything to do with Barriss as a character. It could have been any Jedi and it would still be fucking stupid. Making it Barriss was just an insult to anyone who knows about her character. It isn't like she was defined by anything in the tv show. She hadn't shown up since season 2 for goodness sake.

Well, I do not watch much TV, but I recently had to go to the ER because of some back spasms. So, I was there in the waiting room at 1am watching that Honey-Boo-Boo show on TLC. It made me sad, so just for the state of TV but for the state of the world itself, though the excruciating pain I was in probably helped depress me a bit.

Come to think of it, I may have just given up watching TV altogether, because I cannot recall sitting down to watch anything since then.

Futurama: after season 6, the characters turn from interesting deep characters with humor, into caricatures that constantly repeat events BECAUSE HEY FUNNY.

South Park: Don't remember when but at one point I realized that the humor was no longer witty and satirical, but "insert pop culture reference here." I was just done.

Anything by Seth McFarlane: Family Guy started out witty and kept it going for a while, but eventually dropped it for gag jokes (poor ones). American Dad was witty for a little while, then quickly followed Family Guy; plus the premise is Family Guy, but CIA-style. And The Cleveland Show is just Family Guy, but about Cleveland.

The Walking Dead: I forcibly sat through Season 1, and slowly got more bored as it went on, but quit when it turned into character drama every episode. It's not like you have zombies to worry about or anything.

Star Wars The Clone Wars (the more recent version, not the awesome 2D one): The show seemed interesting enough following the movie, but when it got to the Mandalorian Arc, and every Mando character they portrayed was either a non-traditionalist who wants to turn Mandalore into Naboo (cough Satine cough), or as an extremist Death Watch moron who wants to bring back the days of old Mandalore. It was practically dropped in as an idea akin to "hey, let's make all Mandalorians bad guys, that's a good way to get the fanbase on our side." And further on they bring back Maul? No. Just, no.

Stargate Universe.In the first season when the F**king spider appears.

Tufty94:
The second episode of Game of Thrones. I don't mind when one character is annoying while the rest are likable (Skyler in Breaking Bad), but every character was imminently unlikable in Game of Thrones.

How was Jon Snow unlikeable? How was Tyrion unlikeable? I'm not being sarcastic, by the way. I haven't seen the show, but I am more than halfway through the second book, so I'd like to hear your perspective, as those are two of my favorite characters.

Edit: Also, Dany/Daenerys and Ned/Eddard Stark. How are they unlikeable?

Prison Break
Currently(though doubt I'll watch much more) in the beginning of the third season, and I'm just sick of how the plot moves in the serie:
Brilliant plan
Something goes wrong
Solved by the last minute
Something goes horribly wrong again as a cliffhanger, most often
etcetcetc

Pretty common on most long running shows, but that's how it's been since the first one and it gets sickening fast since it's so damn obvious. They should've just done the 13 episodes(or it is 12) it was planned for... The only thing that makes the show work is T-Bag - though it's hard to root for a rapist pedophile.

I didn't exactly quit it, but I certainly stopped watching The Simpsons for awhile after their infamous Ke$he couch gag.

Supernatural got ruined for me because of a character: Bela. I know she's only in like 10 episodes, but I hate her so much I just can't make it through them.

The Mentalist. Season 4, Episode 1. I loved the way season 3 ended, but the way season 4 started made me RAGE.

Lost Season 2 is just bland. I've tried to get through it twice and just can't bring myself to care.

Heroes. What happened with Sylar at the end of Season 1. The whole point of the first season was "Save the cheerleader, save the world", and what happened with him completely undermined everything that season had been working towards.

Dangit2019:
Doctor Who Season 7 has almost, but not quite done it for me. The standalone episodes, especially the non-Moffat written ones have been great, but dear God that man has lost sight of both scope and pacing.
...

And so on and so on. I still watch it for the standalones, and because Matt Smith still kicks plenty amounts of ass, but with episodes like that and "Asylum of the Daleks", Moffat is really pushing the limits on the amount of B.S. I will stand.

Yes! Thank you so much. I've never actually encountered another who realises Moffat specifically has lost his touch and that the other episodes are pretty good. It's usually either "omg moffat is amazing" or "wtf they all sucked". I kind of liked the Snowmen though, because Moffat remembered the show he was writing for actually had a history.

Soviet Heavy:
So I just watched the season finale of The Clone Wars, and the reveal was just as moronic as I thought it would be. Barriss turns to the dark side because "The Republic is corrupt, and the jedi are nothing but murderers who started this war!"

So the obvious solution is to then blow up the Jedi temple, murder your friends and family and then try to blame it on your best friend while you run around cackling like a madwoman? For fuck's sakes, nothing about this whole plot had anything to do with Barriss as a character. It could have been any Jedi and it would still be fucking stupid. Making it Barriss was just an insult to anyone who knows about her character. It isn't like she was defined by anything in the tv show. She hadn't shown up since season 2 for goodness sake.

Hang on, don't you see her die in Revenge of the Sith though? You know, as a Jedi and not a Sith/Dark side person? I know Clone Wars and RotS don't really mesh very well in terms of continuity, but that's a pretty big thing to retcon.

This show... it was so unfunny it made me angry, which has never happened before. Laugh track used and everything. But luckily it was canceled after like 3 episodes

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The Walking Dead. Season 2. Mother F*CKING CARL! If I ever have a child that useless that gets my friends killed, I will throw him to the horde with a smile on my face.

I miss Dale.

I don't really watch a lot of TV, but 2 shows stick out:

1)Family Guy (sort've) - I loved for a few seasons, but the recent ones are focusing a lot on stupid shock humor with no real punchline or meaning (especially with the increased gore, which I noticed many of the adult cartoons go for when they upgrade their animation). The one where I vowed I'd never watch the show again (though it was ultimately a hollow promise) was a gag where a school bus crashes into a lake and the reporter reads the stupid tweets from the teens as police pull the bodies from the wreckage. Odd how that's the low-point for me when I can tolerate (and honestly enjoy) a lot of other stupid stuff from the show, but somehow it crossed the line to me and I can't look at it the same way anymore.

2) I don't even watch this regularly, but Syfy's "Warehouse 13" had one that was amazingly stupid: 2 magic artifact hunters, man and woman, come across an item that grants wishes. He wishes he could start a relationship with her and she magically becomes pregnant. After solving a kidnapping, he reverses the wish before the woman, rapidly gestating, delivers the baby.

The implications are so mind-boggling I don't know how it ended up on screen: accidental rape, stereotyping pregnancies as "she's crazy, pissed, and hungry," and, of course, infanticide. I'm not a dedicated pro-life person and wouldn't harp on it the way some would, but it's really creepy - it's not just that the baby was real, regardless of how it came to be, but the two CELEBRATE that it's gone, especially the woman, who cheers that she's "got her figure back." I'm not even saying they should've been forced to have the kid, but I didn't see if the characters talked about it at the very end and it just seems so callous and dismissive of what was obviously a pretty dark moment. For the most part the writers seem like they really weren't paying attention and ended up creating one of the creepiest scenarios I've ever seen on TV.

Edit: Also, Dany/Daenerys and Ned/Eddard Stark. How are they unlikeable?

Ned is cool. Dany has done absolutely nothing to win my cool approval. Even in the books, she's generally fucked up everything she's done, and I am always glad when her chapters are over.
For the record, though, she has a couple of cool support characters (Jorah and Barristan, to be specific).

crazyarms33:
The Walking Dead. Season 2. Mother F*CKING CARL! If I ever have a child that useless that gets my friends killed, I will throw him to the horde with a smile on my face.

I miss Dale.

I felt the same way but now Carl's pretty damn awesome in Season 3.

debtcollector:

Edit: Also, Dany/Daenerys and Ned/Eddard Stark. How are they unlikeable?

Ned is cool. Dany has done absolutely nothing to win my cool approval. Even in the books, she's generally fucked up everything she's done, and I am always glad when her chapters are over.
For the record, though, she has a couple of cool support characters (Jorah and Barristan, to be specific).

I agree with you about Dany, to a degree, but there is a difference between being ineffective and a screw-up and being, as the person I quoted put it, "imminently unlikeable". Again, though, he only gave it two episodes, so maybe there was a lot more characterization he missed that watching further would have provided.

The second episode of walking dead (or third? Can't remember) with the racist hick who was racist because hicks are racist.
He was being stupid and racist in the most ham handed manner possible with little to no relevance to the plot.

I wasn't personally offended but I wasn't too big on the series anyway and such horrendously cliched writing didn't help. Maybe blaming the episode was unfair but I did give up.

SuperSamio64:

Soviet Heavy:
So I just watched the season finale of The Clone Wars, and the reveal was just as moronic as I thought it would be. Barriss turns to the dark side because "The Republic is corrupt, and the jedi are nothing but murderers who started this war!"

So the obvious solution is to then blow up the Jedi temple, murder your friends and family and then try to blame it on your best friend while you run around cackling like a madwoman? For fuck's sakes, nothing about this whole plot had anything to do with Barriss as a character. It could have been any Jedi and it would still be fucking stupid. Making it Barriss was just an insult to anyone who knows about her character. It isn't like she was defined by anything in the tv show. She hadn't shown up since season 2 for goodness sake.

Hang on, don't you see her die in Revenge of the Sith though? You know, as a Jedi and not a Sith/Dark side person? I know Clone Wars and RotS don't really mesh very well in terms of continuity, but that's a pretty big thing to retcon.

Barriss Offee does not appear in Revenge of the Sith, however, she was shown dying in the ROTS comic.

Another offender on The Clone Wars was how they killed off Adi Gallia. In the comic Obsession, this happened.

But in The Clone Wars, she is killed by Savage Oppress, robbing Grievous of another Jedi kill. By the time the show is over the only kill Grievous will have is that damn Mon Calamari from Season 1 and Captain Tarpals.

The Clone Wars Tv show is running on the logic that, if you didn't see them die in the movies, they're fair game to do whatever the fuck they want with the character, regardless of how it affects other tie in material. The worst part about it however, is that, for Barriss, her motivation was completely at odds with everything we know about her. Whenever a jedi turns to the Dark side on the show, rather than it being some crafty plot or simply the result of doubting their cause, it is instead some lame ass excuse along the lines of "because I'm evil!"

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