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1. The Big Bang Theory (2007– )

TV-14 | 22 min | Comedy

8.5
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A woman who moves into an apartment across the hall from two brilliant but socially awkward physicists shows them how little they know about life outside of the laboratory.

Creators: Chuck Lorre, Bill Prady | Stars: Johnny Galecki, Jim Parsons, Kaley Cuoco-Sweeting, Simon Helberg

Votes: 461,013

2. Fargo (2014– )

TV-MA | 53 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

9.0
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A drifter named Lorne Malvo arrives in small-town Minnesota and influences the population with his malice and violence, including put-upon insurance salesman Lester Nygaard.

Stars: Billy Bob Thornton, Martin Freeman, Allison Tolman, Colin Hanks

Votes: 101,554

3. True Blood (2008–2014)

TV-MA | 55 min | Drama, Fantasy, Mystery

8.0
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Telepathic waitress Sookie Stackhouse encounters a strange new supernatural world when she meets the mysterious Bill, a southern Louisiana gentleman and vampire.

Creator: Alan Ball | Stars: Anna Paquin, Stephen Moyer, Sam Trammell, Ryan Kwanten

Votes: 194,105

4. Seinfeld (1989–1998)

TV-PG | 22 min | Comedy

9.0
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The continuing misadventures of neurotic New York stand-up comedian Jerry Seinfeld and his equally neurotic New York friends.

Creators: Larry David, Jerry Seinfeld | Stars: Jerry Seinfeld, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Michael Richards, Jason Alexander

Votes: 143,990

5. The Good Wife (2009– )

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

8.3
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Alicia has been a good wife to her husband, a former state's attorney. After a very humiliating sex and corruption scandal, he is behind bars. She must now provide for her family and returns to work as a litigator in a law firm.

Creators: Michelle King, Robert King | Stars: Julianna Margulies, Chris Noth, Josh Charles, Matt Czuchry

Votes: 41,294

6. Californication (2007–2014)

TV-MA | 28 min | Comedy, Drama

8.4
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A self-loathing, alcoholic writer attempts to repair his damaged relationships with his daughter and her mother while combating sex addiction, a budding drug problem, and the seeming inability to avoid making bad decisions.

Creator: Tom Kapinos | Stars: David Duchovny, Natascha McElhone, Evan Handler, Pamela Adlon

Votes: 132,609

7. Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987–1994)

44 min | Action, Adventure, Mystery

8.7
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Set decades after Captain James T. Kirk's 5-year mission, a new generation of Starfleet officers in a new Enterprise set off on their own mission to go where no one has gone before.

Creator: Gene Roddenberry | Stars: Patrick Stewart, Brent Spiner, Jonathan Frakes, LeVar Burton

Votes: 53,718

8. Boardwalk Empire (2010–2014)

TV-MA | 55 min | Crime, Drama, History

8.7
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An Atlantic City politician plays both sides of the law, conspiring with gangsters during the Prohibition era.

Creator: Terence Winter | Stars: Steve Buscemi, Stephen Graham, Vincent Piazza, Kelly Macdonald

Votes: 119,572

9. No Country for Old Men (2007)

R | 122 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

8.1
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91 Metascore

Violence and mayhem ensue after a hunter stumbles upon a drug deal gone wrong and more than two million dollars in cash near the Rio Grande.

Writers: Joel Coen, Ethan Coen, Cormac McCarthy | Directors: Ethan Coen, Joel Coen | Stars: Tommy Lee Jones, Javier Bardem, Josh Brolin, Woody Harrelson

Votes: 540,382

10. CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (2000–2015)

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

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

Creator: Anthony E. Zuiker | Stars: Laurence Fishburne, Marg Helgenberger, George Eads, Eric Szmanda

Votes: 63,219

11. Justified (2010–2015)

TV-MA | 44 min | Action, Crime, Drama

8.7
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Old-school U.S. Marshal Raylan Givens is reassigned from Miami to his childhood home in the poor, rural coal-mining towns in Eastern Kentucky.

Creator: Graham Yost | Stars: Timothy Olyphant, Nick Searcy, Joelle Carter, Jacob Pitts

Votes: 55,836

12. Fringe (2008–2013)

TV-14 | 60 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

8.5
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A television drama centered around a female FBI agent who is forced to work with an institutionalized scientist in order to rationalize a brewing storm of unexplained phenomena.

Creators: J.J. Abrams, Alex Kurtzman, Roberto Orci | Stars: Anna Torv, Joshua Jackson, Jasika Nicole, John Noble

Votes: 159,581

13. The Newsroom (2012–2014)

TV-MA | 55 min | Drama

8.7
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A newsroom undergoes some changes in its workings and morals as a new team is brought in, bringing unexpected results for its existing news anchor.

Creator: Aaron Sorkin | Stars: Jeff Daniels, Emily Mortimer, John Gallagher Jr., Alison Pill

Votes: 68,354

14. 24 (2001–2010)

TV-14 | 44 min | Action, Drama, Mystery

8.5
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Jack Bauer, Director of Field Ops for the Counter-Terrorist Unit of Los Angeles, races against the clock to subvert terrorist plots and save his nation from ultimate disaster.

Creators: Robert Cochran, Joel Surnow | Stars: Kiefer Sutherland, Mary Lynn Rajskub, Carlos Bernard, Dennis Haysbert

Votes: 131,641

15. Brooklyn Nine-Nine (2013– )

TV-14 | 22 min | Comedy, Crime

8.3
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Jake Peralta, an immature but talented NYPD detective in Brooklyn's 99th Precinct, comes into immediate conflict with his new commanding officer, the serious and stern Captain Ray Holt.

Creators: Daniel J. Goor, Michael Schur | Stars: Andy Samberg, Stephanie Beatriz, Terry Crews, Melissa Fumero

Votes: 44,818

16. Malcolm in the Middle (2000–2006)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy

8.0
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A gifted young teen tries to survive with his dimwitted, dysfunctional family.

Creator: Linwood Boomer | Stars: Frankie Muniz, Jane Kaczmarek, Bryan Cranston, Christopher Masterson

Votes: 86,899

17. 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.

Creator: Aaron Sorkin | Stars: Martin Sheen, Rob Lowe, Allison Janney, John Spencer

Votes: 37,289

18. Finding Nemo (2003)

G | 100 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

8.2
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90 Metascore

After his son is captured in the Great Barrier Reef and taken to Sydney, a timid clownfish sets out on a journey to bring him home.

Writers: Andrew Stanton, Bob Peterson, David Reynolds | Directors: Andrew Stanton, Lee Unkrich | Stars: Albert Brooks, Ellen DeGeneres, Alexander Gould, Willem Dafoe

Votes: 590,642

19. American Dad! (2005– )

TV-PG | 22 min | Animation, Comedy

7.5
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The random escapades of Stan Smith, an extreme right wing CIA agent dealing with family life and keeping America safe, all in the most absurd way possible.

Creators: Mike Barker, Seth MacFarlane, Matt Weitzman | Stars: Seth MacFarlane, Wendy Schaal, Dee Bradley Baker, Scott Grimes

Votes: 71,709

20. Office Space (1999)

R | 89 min | Comedy

7.8
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68 Metascore

Three company workers who hate their jobs decide to rebel against their greedy boss.

Writer: Mike Judge | Director: Mike Judge | Stars: Ron Livingston, Jennifer Aniston, David Herman, Ajay Naidu

Votes: 185,118

21. Frasier (1993–2004)

TV-PG | 60 min | Comedy

8.0
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Dr. Frasier Crane moves back to his hometown of Seattle where he lives with his father and works as a radio psychiatrist.

Creators: David Angell, Peter Casey, David Lee | Stars: Kelsey Grammer, Jane Leeves, David Hyde Pierce, Peri Gilpin

Votes: 50,703

22. Selma (2014)

PG-13 | 128 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.5
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89 Metascore

A chronicle of Martin Luther King's campaign to secure equal voting rights via an epic march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama in 1965.

Writer: Paul Webb | Director: Ava DuVernay | Stars: David Oyelowo, Carmen Ejogo, Tim Roth, Lorraine Toussaint

Votes: 43,463

23. The Lone Ranger (2013)

PG-13 | 149 min | Action, Adventure, Western

6.5
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37 Metascore

Native American warrior Tonto recounts the untold tales that transformed John Reid, a man of the law, into a legend of justice.

Writers: Justin Haythe, Ted Elliott, Terry Rossio | Director: Gore Verbinski | Stars: Johnny Depp, Armie Hammer, William Fichtner, Tom Wilkinson

Votes: 164,372

24. Adventure Time (2010– )

TV-PG | 11 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

8.8
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A human boy named Finn and adoptive brother and best friend Jake the Dog, protect the citizens of the Land of Ooo from foes of various shapes and sizes.

Creator: Pendleton Ward | Stars: Jeremy Shada, John DiMaggio, Hynden Walch, Tom Kenny

Votes: 37,189

25. TURN: Washington's Spies (2014– )

60 min | Drama, War

8.0
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Follows New York farmer, Abe Woodhull, who bands together with a group of childhood friends to form The Culper Ring, an unlikely group of spies who turn the tide in America's fight for ... See full summary »

Creator: Craig Silverstein | Stars: Jamie Bell, Seth Numrich, Daniel Henshall, Heather Lind

Votes: 9,322

26. Gravity Falls (2012– )

TV-Y7 | 30 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

8.9
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Dipper and Mabel Pines spend the summer at their great uncle's tourist trap, The Mystery Shack. They think it's just going to be another usual summer, until mysterious things begin occurring all over town.

Creator: Alex Hirsch | Stars: Jason Ritter, Kristen Schaal, Alex Hirsch, Linda Cardellini

Votes: 11,335

27. Louie (2010– )

TV-MA | 22 min | Comedy, Drama

8.7
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The life of Louis CK, a divorced comedian with two kids living in New York.

Creator: Louis C.K. | Stars: Louis C.K., Hadley Delany, Ursula Parker, Pamela Adlon

Votes: 48,386

28. Roseanne (1988–1997)

TV-PG | 22 min | Comedy, Drama

7.0
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The story of a working class family struggling with life's essential problems: Marriage, Children, Money and Parents in Law.

Creator: Matt Williams | Stars: Roseanne Barr, John Goodman, Laurie Metcalf, Sara Gilbert

Votes: 25,206

29. Raising Hope (2010–2014)

TV-PG | 22 min | Comedy, Family

8.0
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Jimmy becomes a single parent to an infant after the mother he had a one-night stand with ends up on death row.

Creator: Gregory Thomas Garcia | Stars: Lucas Neff, Martha Plimpton, Garret Dillahunt, Shannon Woodward

Votes: 28,536

30. Just Friends (2005)

PG-13 | 96 min | Comedy, Romance

6.2
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47 Metascore

While visiting his hometown during Christmas, a man comes face-to-face with his old high school crush whom he was best friends with -- a woman whose rejection of him turned him into a ferocious womanizer.

Writer: Adam 'Tex' Davis | Director: Roger Kumble | Stars: Ryan Reynolds, Amy Smart, Anna Faris, Chris Klein

Votes: 74,085

31. Teen Titans (2003–2007)

TV-Y7 | 30 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

7.4
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A team of five teenaged superheroes save the world from many villains around their city while experiencing things normal teens face today.

Stars: Hynden Walch, Scott Menville, Greg Cipes, Khary Payton

Votes: 13,540

32. J. Edgar (2011)

R | 137 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

6.6
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59 Metascore

J. Edgar Hoover, powerful head of the F.B.I. for nearly 50 years, looks back on his professional and personal life.

Writer: Dustin Lance Black | Director: Clint Eastwood | Stars: Leonardo DiCaprio, Armie Hammer, Naomi Watts, Josh Hamilton

Votes: 93,737

33. Idiocracy (2006)

R | 84 min | Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi

6.5
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64 Metascore

Private Joe Bauers, the definition of "average American", is selected by the Pentagon to be the guinea pig for a top-secret hibernation program. Forgotten, he awakes five centuries in the future. He discovers a society so incredibly dumbed down that he's easily the most intelligent person alive.

Writers: Mike Judge, Etan Cohen | Director: Mike Judge | Stars: Luke Wilson, Maya Rudolph, Dax Shepard, Terry Crews

Votes: 97,293

34. Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story (2004)

PG-13 | 92 min | Comedy, Sport

6.7
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55 Metascore

A group of misfits enter a Las Vegas dodgeball tournament in order to save their cherished local gym from the onslaught of a corporate health fitness chain.

Writer: Rawson Marshall Thurber | Director: Rawson Marshall Thurber | Stars: Ben Stiller, Christine Taylor, Vince Vaughn, Rip Torn

Votes: 167,604

35. Phineas and Ferb (2007–2015)

TV-G | 30 min | Animation, Action, Comedy

8.0
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Phineas and Ferb invent, scheme and stay one step ahead of their bratty sister. Meanwhile, their pet platypus plots against evil Dr. Doofenshmirtz.

Creators: Jeff 'Swampy' Marsh, Dan Povenmire | Stars: Vincent Martella, Thomas Brodie-Sangster, Ashley Tisdale, Dan Povenmire

Votes: 18,151

36. The Legend of Korra (2012–2014)

TV-Y7 | 23 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

8.7
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Avatar Korra fights to keep Republic City safe from the evil forces of both the physical and spiritual worlds.

Creators: Michael Dante DiMartino, Bryan Konietzko | Stars: Janet Varney, P.J. Byrne, David Faustino, J.K. Simmons

Votes: 54,842

37. Justice League (2001–2006)

TV-PG | 30 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

8.6
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Seven of the most formidable heroes form arguably the most powerful team ever.

Creators: Bob Kane, William M. Marston, Joe Shuster, Jerry Siegel, Gardner Fox, Christopher Keenan, Linda Steiner | Stars: Carl Lumbly, George Newbern, Phil LaMarr, Kevin Conroy

Votes: 20,314

38. O Brother, Where Art Thou? (2000)

PG-13 | 106 min | Comedy, Crime, Music

7.8
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69 Metascore

In the deep south during the 1930s, three escaped convicts search for hidden treasure while a relentless lawman pursues them.

Writers: Homer, Ethan Coen, Joel Coen | Directors: Joel Coen, Ethan Coen | Stars: George Clooney, John Turturro, Tim Blake Nelson, John Goodman

Votes: 205,338

39. Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates (2016)

Comedy | Filming

Two brothers buy personal ads to find a pair of dates to be their guests at a wedding.

Writers: Andrew Jay Cohen, Brendan O'Brien | Director: Jake Szymanski | Stars: Anna Kendrick, Zac Efron, Aubrey Plaza, Adam DeVine

40. NYPD Blue (1993–2005)

TV-14 | 45 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.5
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NYPD Detectives of Manhattan's fictional 15th precinct investigate criminal cases.

Creators: Steven Bochco, David Milch | Stars: Dennis Franz, Gordon Clapp, James McDaniel, Bill Brochtrup

Votes: 8,069

41. Ice Age (2002)

PG | 81 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

7.6
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60 Metascore

Set during the Ice Age, a sabertooth tiger, a sloth, and a wooly mammoth find a lost human infant, and they try to return him to his tribe.

Writers: Michael J. Wilson, Michael Berg, Peter Ackerman, James Bresnahan, Doug Compton, Mike Thurmeier, Jeff Siergey, Galen T. Chu, Xeth Feinberg | Directors: Chris Wedge, Carlos Saldanha | Stars: Denis Leary, John Leguizamo, Ray Romano, Goran Visnjic

Votes: 290,240

42. Young Justice (2010– )

TV-PG | 23 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

8.7
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Teenage superheroes strive to prove themselves as members of the Justice League.

Creators: Bob Kane, Paul Norris | Stars: Danica McKellar, Jesse McCartney, Nolan North, Khary Payton

Votes: 13,615

43. Blossom (1990–1995)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy, Drama

5.9
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A teenage girl living in a house run by men dreams what life would be like if she lived in a more conventional family.

Creator: Don Reo | Stars: Mayim Bialik, Jenna von Oÿ, Joseph Lawrence, Ted Wass

Votes: 4,521

44. Home Improvement (1991–1999)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family

7.2
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The daily trials and tribulations of Tim Taylor, a TV show host raising three mischeivous boys with help from his loyal co-host, domineering wife, and genius neighbor.

Creators: Carmen Finestra, David McFadzean, Matt Williams | Stars: Tim Allen, Patricia Richardson, Earl Hindman, Taran Noah Smith

Votes: 27,902

45. Ghost (1990)

PG-13 | 127 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance

7.0
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52 Metascore

After being killed during a botched mugging, a man's love for his partner enables him to remain on earth as a ghost.

Writer: Bruce Joel Rubin | Director: Jerry Zucker | Stars: Patrick Swayze, Demi Moore, Whoopi Goldberg, Tony Goldwyn

Votes: 142,195

46. In the Heat of the Night (1988–1995)

60 min | Drama, Crime, Mystery

7.4
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In Sparta, Mississippi, a crusty Police Chief (later Sheriff) and his African American Chief Detective investigate crimes.

Creator: James Lee Barrett | Stars: Carroll O'Connor, Alan Autry, David Hart, Hugh O'Connor

Votes: 1,998

47. 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.

Creator: David E. Kelley | Stars: James Spader, William Shatner, Candice Bergen, Rene Auberjonois

Votes: 30,241

48. Hot in Cleveland (2010– )

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy

7.2
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Three 40-something best friends from Los Angeles are flying to Paris when their plane makes an emergency landing in Cleveland. Realizing that all the norms from Los Angeles don't apply anymore, they decide to celebrate a city that values real women and stay where they're still considered hot.

Creator: Suzanne Martin | Stars: Valerie Bertinelli, Jane Leeves, Wendie Malick, Betty White

Votes: 9,361

49. Party of Five (1994–2000)

60 min | Drama

6.7
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Five siblings are left to find their own way in the world when their parents are killed by a drunk driver. The series revolves around the struggles of raising each other and the struggles ... See full summary »

Creators: Christopher Keyser, Amy Lippman | Stars: Matthew Fox, Scott Wolf, Neve Campbell, Lacey Chabert

Votes: 6,422

50. King of the Hill (1997–2010)

TV-PG | 30 min | Animation, Comedy, Drama

7.2
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A straight laced propane salesman in Arlen, Texas tries to deal with the wacky antics of his family and friends, while also to keep his son in line.

Creators: Greg Daniels, Mike Judge | Stars: Mike Judge, Kathy Najimy, Pamela Adlon, Johnny Hardwick

Votes: 33,157