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Reason
08-19-2011, 12:06 PM
Anyone know of a good list?

I know there is a movie list on the forum but I am trying to focus on TV shows.

Here are the ones I am already aware of...

Jericho
Bullshit series
Firefly
Stossel
A team
South Park
Parks & Recreation

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Freedom Watch
Drew Carey Show
Adam vs the man
Breaking Bad
The Wire

TCE
08-19-2011, 12:50 PM
Forgetting Freedom Watch?

CaptUSA
08-19-2011, 12:52 PM
The old Drew Carey show. It was subtle, but it was definitely there.

suoulfrepus
08-19-2011, 12:53 PM
Adam Kokesh has his own television show on Russia Today called Adam vs The Man.

Harald
08-19-2011, 01:28 PM
I am getting libertarian vibes from Buffy the vampire slayer and (to lesser degree) from Angel and Dollhouse.

thehungarian
08-19-2011, 02:00 PM
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rawful
08-19-2011, 02:00 PM
Breaking Bad

TrentEmberson
08-19-2011, 03:14 PM
The Wire

"Shining up shit and calling it gold so majors become colonels and mayors become governors, pretending to do police work while one generation fucking trains the next how not to to do the job."

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eCNLiHmEUxA

"There's never been a paper bag for drugs. Until now."

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F2fV-_eiKxE

"If we're teaching the kids the test questions, what is it assessing in them?"

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_ogxZxu6cjM

Tarzan
08-19-2011, 03:23 PM
The McLaughlin Group.

Not really a Libertarian show... but a great comedy hour where you can laugh at the other side. :)

moonshineplease
08-19-2011, 03:27 PM
Captain Planet

ClayTrainor
08-19-2011, 03:31 PM
Boardwalk Empire isn't exactly a libertarian show, but I think it makes a great case for demonstrating why prohibition fails. It shows how the political class are not only in on it, but they are actually some of the most crucial players in the game since they are directly responsible for legislating and enforcing the rules that create the black markets.

The opening scene in the trailer says it all.


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=44rKiUaY7kI

Reason
08-19-2011, 04:12 PM
Added

Freedom Watch
Drew Carey Show
Adam vs the man
Breaking Bad
The Wire

Sentient Void
08-19-2011, 06:21 PM
Captain Planet

lol I remember captain planet... I can sing the song from beginning to end... I hated loving that show.

I blame a good amount of the prevalence of liberals and environmentalists on that propaganda piece, easy.

CaptainAmerica
08-19-2011, 06:41 PM
http://www.animeultima.tv/uploads/anime_photo/watch-Thundercats-2011-episodes-online-english-sub-thumbnailpic.jpg

Thundercats 2011 the new CN remake series!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
YEAH BABY!
Lion-0 must re-establish the cats as a nearly extinct race and learn what it takes to be a leader of a free people.Im into the 6th episode and it displays amazing depth to the writing about life and journey of life.Seriously the best animated show out right now. I would also check out Adventure Time, and Wilfred.

KramerDSP
08-19-2011, 07:19 PM
Ron Swanson is the funniest TV character of the last three years and arguably the greatest libertarian character in TV history.

james1906
08-19-2011, 08:00 PM
Not really a libertarian show, but I've always appreciated Monk. There's not many cop shows anymore where the cops get the bad guy through wits and restraint. Further, the bad guy is always a murderer.

heavenlyboy34
08-19-2011, 08:04 PM
Penn and Teller's "Bullshit".

Hospitaller
08-19-2011, 08:31 PM
Deadwood.

The One
08-19-2011, 08:41 PM
Captain Planet

Surely you jest.

AlexMerced
08-19-2011, 09:13 PM
I felt fairly legal had a libertarian theme, it was about mediator who would try to get problem resolved by voluntary means instead of letting the courts exert their force to resolve the issue.

kpitcher
08-19-2011, 09:16 PM
Smurfs. At first glance you may think it's a socialistic society run by a patriarch. But every member has a unique talent that they use to live a happy existence. It's the free market expressed as individuals - here's the handy carpenter, here's the farmer, and even a few used to show that you need cheap labor but won't be happy not offering anything special - grumpy.

Alright, it might not be totally libertarian, I just really liked those blue guys as a kid :)

cindy25
08-19-2011, 09:43 PM
Weeds
Conspiracy Theory (Jesse Ventura)

terp
08-19-2011, 10:17 PM
I second Deadwood. A lot of the show was about how the Federal Government was trying to move in and "protect" the town. By "protect" they meant extract money from.

Al Swearengen was the best.


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z2Q7YRDL90E&feature=related

cindy25
08-19-2011, 10:22 PM
Free to Choose

Hospitaller
08-20-2011, 06:45 AM
I second Deadwood. A lot of the show was about how the Federal Government was trying to move in and "protect" the town. By "protect" they meant extract money from.

Al Swearengen was the best.


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z2Q7YRDL90E&feature=related

I stopped myself from watching that clip, im only at the start of the second season!

And yes add deadwood to the list.

sevin
08-20-2011, 07:49 AM
Ron Swanson is the funniest TV character of the last three years and arguably the greatest libertarian character in TV history.

Agreed, but I don't think the writers are libertarian. They're poking fun at libertarians.

Reason
04-23-2014, 08:24 PM
////bump////

House of Cards

milgram
04-24-2014, 12:03 AM
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zalndXdxriI


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jLakgUosAsM

tasteless
04-24-2014, 03:39 AM
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8OkpRK2_gVs

進撃の巨人/Shingeki no Kyojin/Attack on Titan

It's a cartoon, but definitely not for children. It may seem strange at first, especially if you're not familiar with anime, but there are definitely liberty themes in there.

Xenliad
04-24-2014, 09:57 AM
One Piece is a very libertarian anime about pirates who can be good, gray, or evil, but they are pretty much anyone who refuses to obey the tyrannical World Government. Freedom is a strong central theme, and there are plenty of diverse factions, revolutions, and battles against the World Government. It's very long though, currently on episode 641 and still ongoing.

Carlybee
04-24-2014, 11:28 AM
Revolution

tasteless
04-24-2014, 05:06 PM
One Piece is a very libertarian anime about pirates who can be good, gray, or evil, but they are pretty much anyone who refuses to obey the tyrannical World Government. Freedom is a strong central theme, and there are plenty of diverse factions, revolutions, and battles against the World Government. It's very long though, currently on episode 641 and still ongoing.

Geez, is that still going on? I remember watching it when I was in high school.

Xenliad
04-25-2014, 07:43 PM
進撃の巨人/Shingeki no Kyojin/Attack on Titan

It's a cartoon, but definitely not for children. It may seem strange at first, especially if you're not familiar with anime, but there are definitely liberty themes in there.

I marathoned the first season yesterday because of your recommendation... aaaaaaand I'm traumatized. It was great though!


Geez, is that still going on? I remember watching it when I was in high school.

Yeah, it's been around forever. I don't know how old you are but when it first came to the States it was done by 4Kids Entertainment and HEAVILY censored. Funimation took it over a few years ago and redid everything so it's no longer censored.

tasteless
07-26-2014, 10:25 AM
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HQKYbBU4sPo

I watched this video and remembered this thread

Christian Liberty
07-26-2014, 10:57 AM
I didn't read the thread, but if it hasn't been mentioned already, I highly recommend Prison Break.