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1. Agatha Christie's Poirot (1989–2013)

TV-14 | 100 min | Drama, Mystery, Crime

8.6
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From England to Egypt, accompanied by his elegant and trustworthy sidekicks, the intelligent yet eccentrically-refined Belgian detective Hercule Poirot pits his wits against a collection of first class deceptions.

Stars: David Suchet, Hugh Fraser, Philip Jackson, Pauline Moran

Votes: 24,524

2. Doctor Who (1963–1989)

TV-PG | 45 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

8.5
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Time and Space traveling adventures of a Gallifreyan Time Lord only known as the Doctor and his companions, traveling through time and space.

Stars: William Hartnell, Patrick Troughton, Jon Pertwee, Tom Baker

Votes: 26,569

3. Babylon 5 (1994–1998)

45 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

8.3
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A space station in neutral territory is the focus of a unique five year saga.

Stars: Mira Furlan, Richard Biggs, Stephen Furst, Andreas Katsulas

Votes: 22,649

4. The Sweeney (1975–1978)

60 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

8.1
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British police TV series which revolutionized the genre on UK television in the mid-1970s starring John Thaw as a hard-edged detective in the Flying Squad of London's Metropolitan Police.

Stars: John Thaw, Dennis Waterman, Garfield Morgan, John Alkin

Votes: 1,120

5. The Saint (1962–1969)

50 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.5
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Simon Templar, a wealthy adventurer known as The Saint, travels around the world in his yellow Volvo.

Stars: Roger Moore, Ivor Dean, Leslie Crawford, Justine Lord

Votes: 2,821

6. Bergerac (1981–1991)

90 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.8
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Alcoholic and divorced father of a young daughter, DS Jim Bergerac is a true maverick who prefers doing things his own way, and consequently doesn't always carry out his investigations the way his boss would like.

Stars: John Nettles, Terence Alexander, Sean Arnold, Mela White

Votes: 787

7. All Saints (1998– )

60 min | Drama

7.0
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With Ward 17 closed down, the team from All Saints face big changes as they are split up and some are moved to the fast paced world of the Emergency Department, headed by Director of Emergency Frank Campion.

Stars: Judith McGrath, Georgie Parker, John Howard, Tammy Macintosh

Votes: 832

8. Minder (1979–1994)

60 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime

7.9
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Arthur Daley, a small-time conman, hires former boxer Terry McCann to be his 'minder', so Terry can protect him (Arthur) from other, small-time, crooks. While Terry is trying his hardest to... See full summary »

Stars: George Cole, Glynn Edwards, Dennis Waterman, Gary Webster

Votes: 1,222

9. The Professionals (1977–1983)

50 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

8.1
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This series chronicled the lives of Bodie and Doyle, top agents for Britain's CI5 (Criminal Intelligence 5), and their controller, George Cowley. The mandate of CI5 was to fight terrorism ... See full summary »

Stars: Gordon Jackson, Martin Shaw, Lewis Collins, Bridget Brice

Votes: 1,710

10. Time Trax (1993–1994)

60 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

7.2
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A cop from the future is sent back to contemporary times to track down fugitives hiding in the past.

Stars: Dale Midkiff, Elizabeth Alexander, Peter Donat, Malcolm Cork

Votes: 878

11. Z Cars (1962–1978)

50 min | Crime, Drama

7.4
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A gritty drama which follows the work of the police force in the fictional northern English town of Newtown.

Stars: James Ellis, John Slater, Douglas Fielding, Bernard Holley

Votes: 171

12. A Country Practice (1981–1993)

60 min | Drama, Romance

6.7
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Follow the highs and lows of the townsfolk of Wandin Valley. This fictional drama TV series revolves around the daily happenings of a 'small town', rural Australian hospital, its doctors ... See full summary »

Stars: Shane Porteous, Brian Wenzel, Lorrae Desmond, Joyce Jacobs

Votes: 259

13. The Upper Hand (1990–1996)

25 min | Comedy

6.8
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British version of the US TV show 'Who's The Boss?'

Stars: Diana Weston, Honor Blackman, Joe McGann, William Puttock

Votes: 262

14. Dixon of Dock Green (1955–1976)

45 min | Crime, Drama

6.8
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Stars: Jack Warner, Peter Byrne, Geoffrey Adams, Arthur Rigby

Votes: 127

15. Sons and Daughters (1982–1987)

30 min | Drama, Romance

5.9
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Dramatic incidents in the lives of the wealthy Hamilton family and working class Palmer family, linked by the long-ago secret affair of David Palmer and Patricia Hamilton and the offspring ... See full summary »

Stars: Brian Blain, Pat McDonald, Leila Hayes, Ian Rawlings

Votes: 157

16. Colditz (1972–1974)

50 min | Drama, History, War

8.5
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This grim and claustrophobic drama chronicles the lives of the prisoners in Colditz Castle from the arrival of the first British prisoners after Dunkirk until the liberation of the castle ... See full summary »

Stars: David McCallum, Richard Heffer, Paul Chapman, Jack Hedley

Votes: 474

17. Department S (1969–1970)

60 min | Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi

7.3
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An elite department within Interpol, Department S inherited those cases which the other member groups had failed to solve. The brains of the group was Jason King, a hedonistic maverick who ... See full summary »

Stars: Peter Wyngarde, Joel Fabiani, Rosemary Nicols, Dennis Alaba Peters

Votes: 260

18. Les Miserables (1978 TV Movie)

150 min | Drama, History

7.4
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Jean Valjean, convicted of stealing bread, is hounded for decades by the relentless and cruel policeman Javert.

Director: Glenn Jordan | Stars: Richard Jordan, Anthony Perkins, Cyril Cusack, Claude Dauphin

Votes: 1,171

19. Police Rescue (1989–1996)

50 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.3
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The lives and cases of the members the Australian, Sydney based, New South Wales Police Rescue Squad.

Stars: Gary Sweet, Sonia Todd, Steve Bastoni, John Clayton

Votes: 236

20. The Edgar Wallace Mystery Theatre (1960–1965)

Drama, Mystery

8.6
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Stars: Bernard Lee, Bernard Archard, Allan Cuthbertson, John Carson

Votes: 54

21. Division 4 (1969–1976)

50 min | Drama

8.4
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This series was about the wide variety of cases dealt with by the Criminal Investigation and Uniform branches at Melbourne's fictional Yarra Central police station.

Stars: Gerard Kennedy, Chuck Faulkner, Frank Taylor, Terence Donovan

Votes: 42

22. The Gentle Touch (1980–1984)

60 min | Crime, Drama

7.0
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The adventures of tough lady cop Maggie Forbes.

Stars: Jill Gascoine, William Marlowe, Paul Moriarty, Brian Gwaspari

Votes: 80

23. Armchair Theatre (1956–1974)

60 min | Drama

8.2
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"Armchair Theatre" is a British television drama anthology series of single plays that ran on the ITV network from 1956 to 1974. It was originally produced by Associated British Corporation, and later by Thames Television from mid-1968.

Stars: Harry H. Corbett, Billie Whitelaw, Neil McCallum, Paul Whitsun-Jones

Votes: 80

24. Juliet Bravo (1980–1985)

50 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.7
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Newly-promoted Inspector Jean Darblay takes charge of the police station in the fictional Lancashire town of Hartley. She is the first woman to be placed in charge of the station and ... See full summary »

Stars: David Ellison, Noel Collins, Stephanie Turner, Anna Carteret

Votes: 117

25. Emergency-Ward 10 (1957–1967)

30 min | Drama

6.1
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This well-liked series was a drama/soap set in a hospital.

Stars: Jill Browne, Charles 'Bud' Tingwell, Frederick Bartman, Desmond Carrington

Votes: 24

26. Schlitz Playhouse (1951–1959)

30 min | Comedy, Drama

8.7
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Stars: James Mason, Irene Dunne, Robert Paige, Walter Coy

Votes: 132

27. C.A.T.S. Eyes (1985–1987)

90 min | Crime, Drama

7.1
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An all-female detective outfit, the "Eyes Enquiry Agency", is formed as a front for the Home Office's new security operation the Covert Activities Thames Section (or CATS for short). ... See full summary »

Stars: Jill Gascoine, Leslie Ash, Don Warrington, Tracy-Louise Ward

Votes: 99

28. Murder Call (1997–1999)

50 min | Drama, Crime, Thriller

7.7
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Centers on homicide detective odd couple, Tessa Vance, and her partner Steve Hayden. Shot in Sydney, Australia, the show was known for portraying gripping crime drama, while displaying the grittier side of urban Sydney.

Stars: Lucy Bell, Peter Mochrie, Geoff Morrell, Glenda Linscott

Votes: 98

29. Homicide (1964–1977)

50 min | Action, Drama

8.0
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The show was about crimes and cases actioned by the Victorian (Australia) homicide squad, with many cases based of real cases.

Stars: Leonard Teale, George Mallaby, John Fegan, Alwyn Kurts

Votes: 59

30. Bodyline (1984 TV Mini-Series)

330 min | Drama, History, Sport

8.6
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Dramatization of the 1932/33 Test cricket series between England and Australia. Played in Australia, the series gained notoriety in Australian and worldwide cricketing history for the fact ... See full summary »

Stars: Hugo Weaving, Gary Sweet, Jim Holt, Rhys McConnochie

Votes: 551

31. QB VII (1974 TV Mini-Series)

390 min | Drama, Mystery

7.9
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A physician sues a novelist for publishing statements implicating the doctor in Nazi war crimes.

Stars: Ben Gazzara, Anthony Hopkins, Leslie Caron, Dan O'Herlihy

Votes: 490

32. Skyways (1979–1981)

50 min | Drama

6.6
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Stars: Kylie Minogue, Tina Bursill, Bill Stalker, Ken James

Votes: 28

33. Public Eye (1965–1975)

60 min | Crime, Drama

8.8
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A long-running British TV series starring Alfred Burke as dour private-eye Frank Marker. Cynical and world-weary, Marker is frequently the unwitting stooge in bigger criminal wheels in his ... See full summary »

Stars: Alfred Burke, Ray Smith, Pauline Delaney, Brenda Cavendish

Votes: 104

34. Lytton's Diary (1985–1986)

60 min | Drama

6.9
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Stars: Peter Bowles, Holly De Jong, Adam Norton, Harriet Keevil

Votes: 19

35. ITV Play of the Week (1955–1974)

90 min | Comedy, Drama

7.9
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An anthology series from the United Kingdom, from 1955 to 174, producing about 500 ninety minute episodes from Granada Television.

Stars: Alfred Burke, Derek Francis, Laurence Hardy, Peter Wyngarde

Votes: 35

36. No Hiding Place (1959–1967)

60 min | Crime

8.2
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Tales of Scotland Yard centering on a detective team. A sort of half-way house between Dixon of Dock Green and 'Z' Cars. The detectives are still 1950s style with good elecution and ... See full summary »

Stars: Raymond Francis, Eric Lander, Johnny Briggs, Michael McStay

Votes: 41

37. Paul Temple (1969–1971)

50 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.9
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Crime-novelist Paul Temple solves mysteries with the help of his wife Steve.

Stars: Francis Matthews, Ros Drinkwater, June Ellis, George Sewell

Votes: 36

38. ITV Television Playhouse (1955–1967)

60 min | Drama

8.6
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Stars: Campbell Singer, Thomas Heathcote, Dinsdale Landen, Miriam Karlin

Votes: 20

39. Priest of Love (1981)

R | 125 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

6.7
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Following the banning and burning of his novel, "The Rainbow," D.H. Lawrence and his wife, Frieda, move to the United States, and then to Mexico. When Lawrence contracts tuberculosis, they ... See full summary »

Director: Christopher Miles | Stars: Ian McKellen, Janet Suzman, Ava Gardner, Penelope Keith

Votes: 195

40. I Promised to Pay (1961)

94 min | Crime, Drama

7.0
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A vicious gang of crooks plan to steal the wages of a local factory, but their carefully laid plans go wrong, when the factory employs an armoured van to carry the cash. The gang still go ... See full summary »

Director: Sidney Hayers | Stars: Michael Craig, Françoise Prévost, Billie Whitelaw, William Lucas

Votes: 256

41. Softly Softly (1966–1976)

50 min | Crime, Drama

7.5
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Softly softly was a drama series about two detectives solving local crime. It was a spin-off from another BBC drama series Z Cars.

Stars: Stratford Johns, Frank Windsor, Norman Bowler, John Barron

Votes: 62

42. Flame in the Streets (1961)

93 min | Drama

6.6
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During the 1960s in Britain, tense race relations between whites and blacks are affecting the workplace, the family, the dating scene and the society at large.

Director: Roy Ward Baker | Stars: John Mills, Sylvia Syms, Brenda de Banzie, Earl Cameron

Votes: 185

43. Mogul (1965–1972)

50 min | Drama

7.2
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Adventure drama series based around the fictitious Mogul Oil Company and the exploits of its chief 'troubleshooter' Peter Thornton.

Stars: Geoffrey Keen, Philip Latham, Ray Barrett, Robert Hardy

Votes: 30

44. Target (1977–1978)

50 min | Action, Crime

7.6
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Stars: Patrick Mower, Philip Madoc, Brendan Price, Vivien Heilbron

Votes: 22

45. Call Me Mister (1986– )

50 min | Crime

7.6
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Australian ex-cop Bartholomew (Bisley) goes to Britain when he discovers he is heir to a family title, not really getting on with his newly discovered family he starts working as a private Detective.

Stars: Steve Bisley, David Bamber, Dulice Liecier, Dermot Crowley

Votes: 19

46. Love Story (1963–1974)

60 min | Drama

7.2
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Stars: T.P. McKenna, Frances Cuka, Keith Barron, Patrick Macnee

Votes: 47

47. The Last Bastion (1984 TV Mini-Series)

360 min | Drama, History, War

8.6
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Stars: Warren Mitchell, Ray Barrett, Peter Whitford, Max Cullen

Votes: 59

48. KYTV (1989–1993)

30 min | Comedy

8.2
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KYTV is the BBC comedy show which parodied Sky satellite television, which when it first started on Britain was pilloried for its cheapness and lack of content.

Stars: Helen Atkinson Wood, Angus Deayton, Michael Fenton Stevens, Geoffrey Perkins

Votes: 73

49. Mr. Perrin and Mr. Traill (1948)

90 min | Drama

6.6
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An elderly British schoolmaster is upset when a new teacher comes to the school and is an immediate success with the boys. The older man thinks he isn't getting the respect he deserves.

Director: Lawrence Huntington | Stars: David Farrar, Marius Goring, Greta Gynt, Raymond Huntley

Votes: 44

50. Riptide (1969– )

60 min | Adventure

8.5
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A charter boat operator who happens to be an American is also a bit of a Private Investigator!

Stars: Ty Hardin, Sue Costin, Jonathan Sweet, Slim DeGrey

Votes: 32