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1. The West Wing (1999–2006)
Episode: In the Shadow of Two Gunmen: Part I (2000)

43 min | Drama

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The President is rushed to hospital following a shooting; staffers field questions on protection measures and executive authority. Flashbacks show how key staff members joined the Bartlet campaign.

Creator: Aaron Sorkin | Director: Thomas Schlamme | Stars: Rob Lowe, Dulé Hill, Allison Janney, Janel Moloney

2. Any Day Now (1998–2002)
Episode: Life Isn't Fair (2001)

Drama

9.0
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Creator: Nancy Miller | Stars: Annie Potts, Lorraine Toussaint, Mae Middleton, Shari Dyon Perry

3. Angel (1999–2004)
Episode: Lullaby (2001)

Unrated | 42 min | Action, Drama, Fantasy

8.9
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As Darla goes into labor, Team Angel tries to help her deliver the baby. Unfortunately, there are some unforeseen problems. Angel is captured by Holtz, who learns that Angel now has a soul.... See full summary »

Creators: Joss Whedon, David Greenwalt | Director: Tim Minear | Stars: David Boreanaz, Charisma Carpenter, Alexis Denisof, J. August Richards

4. The West Wing (1999–2006)

44 min | Drama

8.8
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Inside the lives of staffers in the west wing of the White House.

Stars: Martin Sheen, Rob Lowe, Allison Janney, John Spencer

5. Six Feet Under (2001–2005)

TV-MA | 55 min | Drama

8.8
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A drama series that takes a darkly comical look at members of a dysfunctional California family that runs an independent funeral home.

Creator: Alan Ball | Stars: Peter Krause, Michael C. Hall, Frances Conroy, Lauren Ambrose

6. The Shield (2002–2008)

TV-MA | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

8.8
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The story of an inner-city Los Angeles police precinct where some of the cops aren't above breaking the rules or working against their associates to both keep the streets safe and their ... See full summary »

Creator: Shawn Ryan | Stars: Michael Chiklis, Catherine Dent, Walton Goggins, Michael Jace

7. Bones (2005– )
Episode: The Man in the Fallout Shelter (2005)

TV-14 | 43 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

8.8
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While the gang is quarantined in the lab for Christmas, they search for clues to solve the mystery of a skeleton found in a fallout shelter.

Creator: Hart Hanson | Director: Greg Yaitanes | Stars: Emily Deschanel, David Boreanaz, Michaela Conlin, Eric Millegan

8. Roswell (1999–2002)
Episode: Destiny (2000)

TV-14 | Drama, Mystery, Romance

8.7
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Even as everyone escapes from the military base Max and Liz realize they are not meant to be together and that Max's destiny lies with Tess.

Creator: Jason Katims | Director: Patrick R. Norris | Stars: Shiri Appleby, Jason Behr, Katherine Heigl, Majandra Delfino

9. Boston Legal (2004–2008)

44 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

8.5
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This Spinoff of The Practice will focus on Civil Law.

Stars: James Spader, William Shatner, Candice Bergen, Rene Auberjonois

10. Roswell (1999–2002)
Episode: The White Room (2000)

TV-14 | Drama, Mystery, Romance

8.5
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The gang must work together with Sheriff Valenti, Tess and Nasedo after Max is captured and held at a military base by a special unit of alien hunters.

Creator: Jason Katims | Director: Jonathan Frakes | Stars: Shiri Appleby, Jason Behr, Katherine Heigl, Majandra Delfino

11. Roswell (1999–2002)
Episode: Max to the Max (2000)

TV-14 | Drama, Mystery, Romance

8.4
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A mysterious being called Nasedo assumes Max's identity and kidnaps Liz in an attempt to trap the secret government agent chasing him.

Creator: Jason Katims | Director: Patrick R. Norris | Stars: Shiri Appleby, Jason Behr, Katherine Heigl, Majandra Delfino

12. CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (2000– )
Episode: Pledging Mr. Johnson (2000)

TV-14 | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.4
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A severed leg is found in a lake while a fraternity pledge goes badly.

Creator: Anthony E. Zuiker | Director: Richard J. Lewis | Stars: William Petersen, Marg Helgenberger, Jorja Fox, Gary Dourdan

13. The Closer (2005–2012)
Episode: The Round File (2007)

TV-14 | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.4
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Brenda finds herself investigating the goings on at a retirement facility when a man confesses to seven murders and refuses to give his name.

Creator: James Duff | Director: Greer Shephard | Stars: Kyra Sedgwick, J.K. Simmons, Corey Reynolds, Robert Gossett

14. Roswell (1999–2002)
Episode: Tess, Lies and Videotape (2000)

TV-14 | Drama, Mystery, Romance

8.3
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Although strangely drawn to Tess, Max finds it hard to trust her - so the gang decides to set up a hidden camera in her house.

Creator: Jason Katims | Director: Paul Shapiro | Stars: Shiri Appleby, Jason Behr, Katherine Heigl, Majandra Delfino

15. Miss This at Your Peril (2010)

23 min | Short, Comedy, Drama

8.2
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A story about addiction to the 21st century. A group of eleven come together to try an experimental medication and get the devils out.

Writer: Brent King | Director: Brent King | Stars: Chad Benton, Brent King, Shane Lynch, Bruce McKenzie

16. Grey's Anatomy (2005– )
Episode: Here Comes the Flood (2008)

TV-14 | 60 min | Drama, Romance

8.2
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Determined to reverse Seattle Grace's slide into mediocrity, the chief lays down some new rules for interns and residents with which no one's happy. Derek asks Meredith for further changes ... See full summary »

Creator: Shonda Rhimes | Director: Michael Pressman | Stars: Ellen Pompeo, Sandra Oh, Katherine Heigl, Justin Chambers

17. Push, Nevada (2002– )
Episode: The Color of... (2002)

Drama, Mystery

8.2
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Creators: Ben Affleck, Sean Bailey | Director: Davis Guggenheim | Stars: Derek Cecil, Scarlett Chorvat, Melora Walters, Alexondra Lee

18. Six Feet Under (2001–2005)
Episode: You Never Know (2003)

TV-MA | 60 min | Drama

8.2
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Telemarketers Andrew Wayne Milne, Matthew Clark Hazen, and Martin Jacobs are shot by their insane former co-worker Daniel Grant Showalter who then commits suicide. Fisher & Diaz gets both ... See full summary »

Creator: Alan Ball | Director: Michael Cuesta | Stars: Peter Krause, Michael C. Hall, Frances Conroy, Lauren Ambrose

19. Bones (2005– )

TV-14 | 40 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama | Active

8.1
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A forensic anthropologist and a cocky FBI agent build a team to investigate death causes. And quite often, there isn't more to examine than rotten flesh or mere bones.

Stars: Emily Deschanel, David Boreanaz, Michaela Conlin, T.J. Thyne

20. The Unit (2006–2009)

TV-PG | 60 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

8.1
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Hour long show which looks at the life of American super-secret operators.

Creator: David Mamet | Stars: Dennis Haysbert, Regina Taylor, Audrey Marie Anderson, Robert Patrick

21. Any Day Now (1998–2002)

60 min | Drama

8.1
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Mary Elizabeth, an outgoing white girl, and Rene, a shy black girl, become close friends as they grow up in 1960's Alabama. Their friendship comes to an end, however, when Mary Elizabeth (... See full summary »

Creator: Nancy Miller | Stars: Annie Potts, Lorraine Toussaint, Mae Middleton, Shari Dyon Perry

22. Boston Legal (2004–2008)
Episode: Lincoln (2006)

60 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

8.1
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Lincoln Meyer chooses Denny to represent him when he's suspected of killing the judge. Jerry enlists Alan's help in a first degree murder case. Brad has had it with Jeffrey, who wants to ... See full summary »

Creator: David E. Kelley | Director: Steve Robin | Stars: James Spader, Julie Bowen, Mark Valley, Rene Auberjonois

23. Boston Legal (2004–2008)
Episode: On the Ledge (2006)

60 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

8.1
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Lincoln goes to extremes and kidnaps Shirley. The trial begins for Jerry's client, and Jerry shines as an attorney in court. Denny feels threatened as the bond between Jerry and Alan ... See full summary »

Creator: David E. Kelley | Director: Bill D'Elia | Stars: James Spader, Julie Bowen, Mark Valley, Rene Auberjonois

24. The Shield (2002–2008)
Episode: Pilot (2002)

TV-MA | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

8.1
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While Dutch and Claudette investigate the murder of Nancy Reborg, they discover that her daughter is missing and has been sold by her addict father to a child molester. David tries to crack... See full summary »

Creator: Shawn Ryan | Director: Clark Johnson | Stars: Michael Chiklis, Catherine Dent, Reed Diamond, Walton Goggins

25. Gilmore Girls (2000–2007)

TV-PG | 44 min | Comedy, Drama

8.0
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A drama centering around the relationship between a thirtysomething single mother and her teen daughter living in Stars Hollow, Connecticut.

Stars: Lauren Graham, Alexis Bledel, Keiko Agena, Scott Patterson

26. Angel (1999–2004)

Unrated | 44 min | Action, Drama, Fantasy

8.0
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The vampire Angel, cursed with a soul, moves to Los Angeles and aids people with supernatural-related problems while questing for his own redemption.

Stars: David Boreanaz, Charisma Carpenter, Alexis Denisof, J. August Richards

27. Magnolia (1999)

R | 188 min | Drama

8.0
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77 Metascore

An epic mosaic of interrelated characters in search of love, forgiveness, and meaning in the San Fernando Valley.

Writer: Paul Thomas Anderson | Director: Paul Thomas Anderson | Stars: Tom Cruise, Jason Robards, Julianne Moore, Philip Seymour Hoffman

28. Will & Grace (1998–2006)
Episode: An Affair to Forget (2000)

TV-14 | Comedy

8.0
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When Rob and Ellen ask Will and Grace to be the best man and maid of honor at their wedding, Grace's sexy past with the groom is exposed when Ellen learns at her bachelorette party that ... See full summary »

Creators: David Kohan, Max Mutchnick | Director: James Burrows | Stars: Eric McCormack, Debra Messing, Megan Mullally, Sean Hayes

29. Roswell (1999–2002)
Episode: Four-Square (2000)

TV-14 | Drama, Mystery, Romance

8.0
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Isabel and Michael share a shockingly erotic dream while Tess approaches Max with the promise that she will explain everything to him.

Creator: Jason Katims | Director: Jonathan Frakes | Stars: Shiri Appleby, Jason Behr, Katherine Heigl, Majandra Delfino

30. Push, Nevada (2002– )
Episode: The Black Box (2002)

Drama, Mystery

8.0
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Creators: Ben Affleck, Sean Bailey | Director: Charles McDougall | Stars: Derek Cecil, Scarlett Chorvat, Melora Walters, Joel Bissonnette

31. Without a Trace (2002–2009)
Episode: Nickel and Dimed (2004)

TV-14 | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.9
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A young, single mother who is struggling to make ends meet goes missing after dropping her son off at the babysitter. While the team struggles to find out what they can about the young ... See full summary »

Creator: Hank Steinberg | Director: Martha Mitchell | Stars: Anthony LaPaglia, Poppy Montgomery, Marianne Jean-Baptiste, Enrique Murciano

32. Vegas (2012–2013)
Episode: Solid Citizens (2012)

TV-14 | Action, Crime, Drama

7.9
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Vincent tries to convince his visiting wife to stay with him in Vegas, the sheriff investigates the kidnapping of a gaming commission member's son, and a hitman for the Milwaukee crew comes to town searching for answers.

Creators: Nicholas Pileggi, Greg Walker | Director: Roxann Dawson | Stars: Dennis Quaid, Michael Chiklis, Carrie-Anne Moss, Sarah Jones

33. ER (1994–2009)
Episode: The Good Fight (1998)

TV-14 | Drama

7.9
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A man arrives at the ER with his daughter who is gravely injured, then leaves the ER leaving his daughter in a critical situation because her father is the only one who is a match for her ... See full summary »

Creator: Michael Crichton | Director: Christopher Chulack | Stars: Anthony Edwards, George Clooney, Noah Wyle, Julianna Margulies

34. CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (2000– )

TV-14 | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery | Active

7.8
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An elite team of police forensic evidence investigation experts work their cases in Las Vegas.

Stars: Laurence Fishburne, Marg Helgenberger, George Eads, Eric Szmanda

35. Gilmore Girls (2000–2007)
Episode: Lorelai Out of Water (2003)

TV-PG | Comedy, Drama

7.8
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Lorelai and Rory clean out the garage so Lane's band can use it for practice. Luke and lawyers don't mix except for maybe Taylors new attorney. Paris tries to impeach Rory during the ... See full summary »

Creator: Amy Sherman-Palladino | Director: Jamie Babbit | Stars: Lauren Graham, Alexis Bledel, Melissa McCarthy, Keiko Agena

36. Without a Trace (2002–2009)
Episode: Nickel and Dimed: Part 2 (2004)

TV-14 | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.8
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Sam volunteers to go undercover to bust a ruthless drug smuggling ring, which the team believes is directly connected to the disappearances and murders of different women. Sam's difficult ... See full summary »

Creator: Hank Steinberg | Director: John F. Showalter | Stars: Anthony LaPaglia, Poppy Montgomery, Marianne Jean-Baptiste, Enrique Murciano

37. Diagnosis Murder (1993–2001)
Episode: The Unluckiest Bachelor in L.A. (2000)

60 min | Crime, Mystery, Drama

7.8
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Despite his clumsy and willful appearance, his honesty gets Steve picked in a TV dating program by candidate Lily Wilson. On their first date, in a park with cameras lurking around, he gets... See full summary »

Creator: Joyce Burditt | Director: Bernard L. Kowalski | Stars: Dick Van Dyke, Victoria Rowell, Charlie Schlatter, Barry Van Dyke

38. Grey's Anatomy (2005– )

TV-14 | 41 min | Drama, Romance | Active

7.7
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A drama centered on the personal and professional lives of five surgical interns and their supervisors.

Stars: Ellen Pompeo, Justin Chambers, Chandra Wilson, James Pickens Jr.

39. ER (1994–2009)

TV-14 | 44 min | Drama

7.7
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The work and lives of a group of emergency room doctors in Chicago.

Stars: Anthony Edwards, George Clooney, Julianna Margulies, Eriq La Salle

40. Judging Amy (1999–2005)
Episode: Blast from the Past (2000)

Drama

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Accusations of misconduct are filed against Amy and Bruce. Maxine meets Jarod"s son, who suspects her motives. Donna learns she is pregnant. An unstable man (who went to school with Vincent) reacts violently to Amy's ruling about his sons.

Creators: Barbara Hall, John Tinker, Bill D'Elia, Amy Brenneman, Connie Tavel | Director: James Hayman | Stars: Amy Brenneman, Dan Futterman, Richard T. Jones, Jessica Tuck

41. Early Edition (1996–2000)
Episode: The Jury (1997)

PG | Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi

7.6
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While trying to help someone, Gary finds himself serving on a jury. Now the trial is a little unusual because the defendant is defending himself so the judge has the jury sequestered, which... See full summary »

Creators: Bob Brush, Patrick Q. Page, Vik Rubenfeld, Ian Abrams | Director: Stephen Cragg | Stars: Kyle Chandler, Shanesia Davis-Williams, Fisher Stevens, Mike Starr

42. Roswell (1999–2002)

TV-14 | 42 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

7.5
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Living among the citizens of the infamous New Mexico city of Roswell are some who are not there by choice. They are there to follow a destiny given to them by the members of their dying ... See full summary »

Stars: Shiri Appleby, Jason Behr, Katherine Heigl, Majandra Delfino

43. The Closer (2005–2012)

46 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.5
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Deputy Police Chief Brenda Johnson runs the Priority Homicide Division of the LAPD with an unorthodox style. Her innate ability to read people and obtain confessions helps her and her team solve the city's toughest, most sensitive cases.

Stars: Kyra Sedgwick, J.K. Simmons, Corey Reynolds, Robert Gossett

44. Early Edition (1996–2000)

PG | 41 min | Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi

7.5
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His name is Gary Hobson. He gets tomorrow's newspaper today. He doesn't know how. He doesn't know why. All he knows is when the early edition hits his doorstep, he has twenty-four hours to set things right.

Creators: Ian Abrams, Patrick Q. Page, Vik Rubenfeld | Stars: Kyle Chandler, Shanesia Davis-Williams, Fisher Stevens, Billie Worley

45. American Body Shop (2007– )

TV-14 | 30 min | Comedy | Active

7.5
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The twice-divorced owner of an auto repair shop tries to keep his personal and professional lives on track, despite the presence of his rebellious employees and put-upon receptionist.

Creator: Sam Greene | Stars: Jill Bartlett, John DiResta, Peter A. Hulne, Frank Merino

46. Gabriel's Fire (1990–1991)

60 min | Drama, Thriller

7.5
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A cop who's been sent to prison for killing his partner is freed by a lawyer who hires him as a private investigator.

Creators: Donald R. Boyle, Coleman Luck, Jacqueline Zambrano | Stars: James Earl Jones, Laila Robins, Brian Grant, Dylan Walsh

47. Boston Public (2000–2004)
Episode: Chapter Seven (2000)

60 min | Comedy, Drama

7.5
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Life seems to be one big lawsuit for Principal Harper. First, Mrs. Walsh, who was fired for spanking her students, sues for wrongful termination. Then, after Harper suspends Sheryl Holt for... See full summary »

Creator: David E. Kelley | Director: Michael Schultz | Stars: Jessalyn Gilsig, Chi McBride, Anthony Heald, Nicky Katt

48. CSI: Miami (2002–2012)
Episode: Rampage (2006)

TV-14 | Action, Crime, Drama

7.5
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As Horatio and the team are on the verge of putting away members of the dangerous Mala Noche gang, a tragedy strikes.

Creators: Anthony E. Zuiker, Ann Donahue, Carol Mendelsohn | Director: Duane Clark | Stars: David Caruso, Emily Procter, Adam Rodriguez, Khandi Alexander

49. Home Alone (1990)

PG | 103 min | Comedy, Family

7.4
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63 Metascore

An 8-year-old boy who is accidentally left behind while his family flies to France for Christmas must defend his home against idiotic burglars.

Writer: John Hughes | Director: Chris Columbus | Stars: Macaulay Culkin, Joe Pesci, Daniel Stern, John Heard

50. Spin City (1996–2002)

30 min | Comedy

7.4
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In this sitcom, Charlie, who takes Mike Flaherty's place in later years, is the Deputy-Mayor of New York City, and his team of half-wits must constantly save the Mayor from embarrassment and the media.

Stars: Michael J. Fox, Charlie Sheen, Heather Locklear, Richard Kind