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Old 10-26-2015, 10:46 AM
Location: Verde Valley AZ
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Don't know if it would qualify as a "marathon" but I watched every single episode of the original Dark Shadows in about a month. I was unemployed and got three DVDs at a time. There were over a thousand episodes so I was watching a LOT. Some of it I'd have been happy to skip because of the weird story lines.
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Old 01-04-2016, 11:27 AM
Location: Kirkwood, DE and beautiful SXM!
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Spent Sunday watching the first eight episodes of Lincoln Heights on UP.
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Old 01-10-2016, 07:08 AM
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Originally Posted by crimsonxclovers View Post
About 7 hours watching Game of Thrones. I regret nothing.
I did 7 hours of Game of Thrones too, but I regret it. I've watched entire marathons of The Real World from sun up to sun down before. Those were wasted days. I watch football from noon to 11 PM almost every Sunday during the regular season. I'm doing a lot of binge watching right now because I just got a Roku.

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Old 01-10-2016, 07:22 AM
Location: Texas Hill Country
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It was probably a Buffy back in the days of taped off the WB.

As I recall, I found out I had all these episodes of Buffy recorded when I came across the episode "Reptile Boy" and I just started watching and watching many, many hours. Maybe I watched 4, maybe 5, maybe 7 episodes. So that would have been back in 1997 or so.

As it was, I knew nothing about the show then and when I first saw the credits with SMG's name, my first thought, "Oh, the daughter of Bruce Geller." since that was the only Geller I had ever heard about. Of course, that was wrong on a few points.

Now, that does make an interesting question is that for a show I knew nothing about, that I wasn't aware that had recorded, then why was the VCR even programmed to record then....and I don't recall.
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Old 01-14-2016, 09:28 AM
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Mad Men was ending and I had started the long process of purging for a move (10 years worth of stuff had to be gone over with a fine tooth comb)

I pretty much watched every epi of my waking hours. Had not watched before. AMC played the whole series up until the series finale one week or weekend.

Good timing. I doubt I could have sat there that long otherwise.
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Old 01-17-2016, 06:26 PM
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Location: Coastal New Jersey
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I spent some weeknights and then at least one entire Saturday running through the first two seasons of House Of Cards. Just binge-watched Season 3 last month.

I watched all six seasons of Lost after it went off the air. Started in December, finished in February.
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Old 01-21-2016, 04:53 PM
Location: Katy,Texas
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I think the worse is when I watched all 6 or is it 7 movies of Star Wars straight. Befire that I have had 3-7 maybe 8 hour bouts of just watching various animes.
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Old 01-24-2016, 11:42 PM
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I don't know which was the longest, but shows I have watched a lot of in one sitting:

Friday Night Lights
Top of the Lake
Freaks and Geeks
Veronica Mars
Game of Thrones
Orange is the New Black
House of Cards
The Killing
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Old 01-26-2016, 04:24 PM
Location: Wonderland
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About once every ten years, over a long rainy weekend, I'll watch all the "Alien" movies one right after the other.

Another one I watch about once every ten years is Lonesome Dove.

By the way, I couldn't tear myself away from Broadchurch - for those who have mentioned it.
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Old 01-27-2016, 04:46 PM
Location: Floyd Co, VA
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Not positive but it's likely that it was either

Brideshead Revisited when my local PBS station ran the whole thing in one day or

The Wire when I bought the first season.
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