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1. Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999– )

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

8.1
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This show introduces the Special Victims Unit, a new elite squad of NYPD detectives who investigate sexually related crimes.

Stars: Mariska Hargitay, Christopher Meloni, Ice-T, Dann Florek

Votes: 54,933

2. Elementary (2012– )

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

7.9
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A modern take on the cases of Sherlock Holmes, with the detective now living in New York City.

Stars: Jonny Lee Miller, Lucy Liu, Aidan Quinn, Jon Michael Hill

Votes: 77,746

3. The Good Wife (2009–2016)

TV-14 | 43 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.

Stars: Julianna Margulies, Chris Noth, Josh Charles, Matt Czuchry

Votes: 51,955

4. Law & Order (1990–2010)

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

7.7
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Follows a crime, usually adapted from current headlines, from two separate vantage points, the police investigation and the prosecution in court.

Stars: Jerry Orbach, Jesse L. Martin, Dennis Farina, S. Epatha Merkerson

Votes: 25,761

5. The Path (2016– )

60 min | Drama

7.5
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A man who converts to a controversial following suffers from a crisis of faith.

Stars: Aaron Paul, Michelle Monaghan, Kyle Allen, Hugh Dancy

Votes: 4,238

6. The Mysteries of Laura (2014–2016)

42 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery

6.8
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A single mom NYPD homicide detective cracks case after case while raising wild twin boys and locking horns with her less than helpful police detective ex-husband.

Stars: Debra Messing, Laz Alonso, Josh Lucas, Janina Gavankar

Votes: 7,347

7. Body of Proof (2011–2013)

TV-14 | 60 min | Crime, Drama

7.1
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Medical examiner Megan Hunt's unique approach to solving crimes puts her at odds with her superiors.

Stars: Dana Delany, Jeri Ryan, Geoffrey Arend, Windell Middlebrooks

Votes: 12,224

8. Detachment (2011)

Not Rated | 98 min | Drama

7.7
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52 Metascore

A substitute teacher who drifts from classroom to classroom finds a connection to the students and teachers during his latest assignment.

Director: Tony Kaye | Stars: Adrien Brody, Christina Hendricks, Marcia Gay Harden, Lucy Liu

Votes: 59,360 | Gross: $0.07M

9. 16 Blocks (2006)

PG-13 | 102 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.6
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63 Metascore

An aging alcoholic cop is assigned the task of escorting a witness from police custody to a courthouse 16 blocks away. There are, however, chaotic forces at work that prevent them from making it in one piece.

Director: Richard Donner | Stars: Bruce Willis, Yasiin Bey, David Morse, Jenna Stern

Votes: 114,350 | Gross: $36.88M

10. It Could Happen to You (1994)

PG | 101 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.3
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A police officer promises to share his lottery ticket with a waitress in lieu of a tip.

Director: Andrew Bergman | Stars: Nicolas Cage, Bridget Fonda, Rosie Perez, Wendell Pierce

Votes: 28,438 | Gross: $37.80M

11. ABC Afterschool Specials (1972–1997)

60 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

6.9
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"ABC Afterschool Specials" was the umbrella show name for various educational shows that were shown in the afternoon, occasionally. Each episode was produced by a separate company.

Stars: Lance Kerwin, Samaria Graham, Mara Hobel, Alexa Kenin

Votes: 564

12. New York Undercover (1994–1999)

60 min | Crime, Drama

7.9
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Drugs, robbery, corruption, rape, murder. Cops versus criminals. The undercover war has started. Welcome to New York City.

Stars: Malik Yoba, Michael DeLorenzo, Patti D'Arbanville, Lauren Luna Vélez

Votes: 1,466

13. City Hall (1996)

R | 111 min | Drama

6.2
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The accidental shooting of a boy in New York leads to an investigation by the Deputy Mayor, and unexpectedly far-reaching consequences.

Director: Harold Becker | Stars: Al Pacino, John Cusack, Bridget Fonda, Danny Aiello

Votes: 17,074 | Gross: $20.30M

14. Cradle Will Rock (1999)

R | 132 min | Drama

6.9
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64 Metascore

A true story of politics and art in the 1930s U.S., focusing on a leftist musical drama and attempts to stop its production.

Director: Tim Robbins | Stars: Hank Azaria, Rubén Blades, Joan Cusack, John Cusack

Votes: 8,122 | Gross: $2.90M

15. Mathnet (1987–1992)

60 min | Comedy, Crime, Family

8.6
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A team of detectives use mathematics and logic to solve crimes.

Stars: Joe Howard, Beverly Leech, Bari K. Willerford, Toni Di Buono

Votes: 160

16. Lifestories: Families in Crisis (1992–1996)

30 min | Drama, Family, Sport

7.3
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Based on true stories, this series depicts a variety of important and critical events that can happen in the lives of teenagers.

Stars: Craig Wasson, Calista Flockhart, Adam LaVorgna, Benari Poulten

Votes: 122

18. Brewster Place (1990– )

30 min | Drama

7.0
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A spin off of the 1989 miniseries The Women of Brewster Place, which was based upon Gloria Naylor's novel of the same name.

Stars: Oprah Winfrey, Brenda Pressley, Olivia Cole, Rachael Crawford

Votes: 45

19. Harambee! (1996 TV Movie)

60 min | Drama

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Set during the celebration of Kwanzaa, a recovering drug addict who now counsels drug users, inspires the residents of a Brooklyn housing project to apply the principles of the holiday to combat violence in their neighborhood.

Director: Fracaswell Hyman | Stars: Howard E. Rollins Jr., Carlton Beener, Novella Nelson, Brenda Pressley

Votes: 14

20. Twisted (1996)

Unrated | 100 min | Drama

4.6
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A retelling of Charles Dickens' classic novel Oliver Twist set in a New York City contemporary underground populated by drag queens, drug abuse and prostitution.

Director: Seth Michael Donsky | Stars: Ray Aranha, Keivyn McNeill Grayes, Elise Ballard, Sharlene Brown

Votes: 118

21. Here and Now (1992–1993)

30 min | Comedy

7.4
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A.J. is a graduate student who volunteers at a youth center that helps troubled kids.

Stars: Malcolm-Jamal Warner, Charles Brown, Daryl Mitchell, Rachael Crawford

Votes: 24

22. Elementary (2012– )
Episode: A Controlled Descent (2015)

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

8.5
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Holmes and Watson take on an investigation of a personal nature when Holmes' friend and former recovery sponsor Alfredo suddenly disappears.

Director: John Polson | Stars: Jonny Lee Miller, Lucy Liu, Jon Michael Hill, Aidan Quinn

Votes: 526

23. Brewster Place (1990– )
Episode: Bernice Sands Comes Home (1990)

Drama

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Director: Helaine Head | Stars: Oprah Winfrey, Brenda Pressley, Olivia Cole, Rachael Crawford

24. Lifestories: Families in Crisis (1992–1996)
Episode: Brotherly Love: The Trevor Ferrell Story (1994)

30 min | Drama, Family, Sport

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An eleven year old boy becomes an activist for the homeless in his community.

Director: Gordon Edelstein | Stars: Ward Saxton, Lázaro Pérez, Brenda Pressley, Patrick Collins

25. New York Undercover (1994–1999)
Episode: Buster and Claudia (1995)

43 min | Crime, Drama

7.0
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Director: Don Kurt | Stars: Malik Yoba, Michael DeLorenzo, Patti D'Arbanville, Lauren Luna Vélez

Votes: 7

26. Brewster Place (1990– )
Episode: County General (1990)

Drama

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Stars: Oprah Winfrey, Brenda Pressley, Olivia Cole, Rachael Crawford

27. ABC Afterschool Specials (1972–1997)
Episode: Daddy's Girl (1996)

Adventure, Comedy, Drama

5.5
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Teenage girl meets up with her father for the first time in ten years, and yearns to reunite her family despite their opposition.

Director: Dianah Wynter | Stars: Bo Rucker, Elise Neal, Brenda Pressley, Sharif Rashed

Votes: 11

28. Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999– )
Episode: Disrobed (2000)

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

8.2
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Benson and Stabler investigate the murder of a judge who often delivered special verdicts for women in return for sexual favors and was also behind the funding of a local governor's bid for... See full summary »

Director: David Platt | Stars: Christopher Meloni, Mariska Hargitay, Richard Belzer, Dann Florek

Votes: 197

29. Brewster Place (1990– )
Episode: Family Album (1990)

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Director: Helaine Head | Stars: Oprah Winfrey, Brenda Pressley, Olivia Cole, Rachael Crawford

30. Brewster Place (1990– )
Episode: Gone Fishing (1990)

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Director: Lesli Linka Glatter | Stars: Oprah Winfrey, Brenda Pressley, Olivia Cole, Rachael Crawford

31. Law & Order (1990–2010)
Episode: Harm (1999)

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

7.8
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Carmichael aggressively pursues criminally negligent homicide charges against a group of greedy doctors and a medical supplies saleswoman after a patient dies in surgery under unusual circumstances.

Director: Richard Dobbs | Stars: Jerry Orbach, Benjamin Bratt, S. Epatha Merkerson, Sam Waterston

Votes: 84

32. Body of Proof (2011–2013)
Episode: Letting Go (2011)

TV-PG | 60 min | Crime, Drama

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Megan goes to a scene wherein a couple were killed. She meets Detectives Morris and Baker who believe it's a murder suicide because the man has the gun in his hand. But Megan proves them ... See full summary »

Director: Nelson McCormick | Stars: Dana Delany, Jeri Ryan, John Carroll Lynch, Nic Bishop

Votes: 184

33. Brewster Place (1990– )
Episode: One Small Step at a Time (1990)

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Director: Ivan Dixon | Stars: Oprah Winfrey, Brenda Pressley, Olivia Cole, Rachael Crawford

34. Brewster Place (1990– )
Episode: Open for Business (1990)

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Director: Helaine Head | Stars: Oprah Winfrey, Brenda Pressley, Olivia Cole, Rachael Crawford

35. Brewster Place (1990– )
Episode: Partners (1990)

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Director: Bill Duke | Stars: Oprah Winfrey, Brenda Pressley, Olivia Cole, Rachael Crawford

36. Here and Now (1992–1993)
Episode: Pilot (1992)

Comedy

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Director: John Bowab | Stars: Malcolm-Jamal Warner, Charles Brown, Brenda Pressley, Daryl Mitchell

37. Brewster Place (1990– )
Episode: Say It Loud (1990)

Drama

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Director: Roy Campanella II | Stars: Oprah Winfrey, Rhona Bennett, Brenda Pressley, Olivia Cole

38. Brewster Place (1990– )
Episode: Spring Fever (1990)

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Director: Ivan Dixon | Stars: Oprah Winfrey, Brenda Pressley, Olivia Cole, Rachael Crawford

39. The Good Wife (2009–2016)
Episode: Taxed (2015)

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

8.0
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Alicia clashes with the bond court judge when she agrees to support a client's plea of innocence in a shoplifting case. Diane is coerced by her client's counsel to argue against her own beliefs in a case about physician assisted suicide.

Director: Jim McKay | Stars: Julianna Margulies, Matt Czuchry, Alan Cumming, Cush Jumbo

Votes: 248

40. Law & Order (1990–2010)
Episode: Teenage Wasteland (2001)

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

7.9
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The murder of a man delivering Chinese food is linked to three bored teens who couldn't afford to pay.

Director: Constantine Makris | Stars: Jerry Orbach, Jesse L. Martin, S. Epatha Merkerson, Sam Waterston

Votes: 102

41. Mathnet (1987–1992)
Episode: The Case of the Smart Dummy (1992)

Comedy, Crime, Family

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A ventriloquist's suitcase containing one of two dummies was switched with another containing a million dollars.

Stars: Toni Di Buono, Joe Howard, Emilio Del Pozo, Doris Belack

42. The Path (2016– )
Episode: The Miracle (2016)

50 min | Drama

8.5
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Eddie faces exile after his crisis of faith is discovered by The Movement. Cal delivers the final three rungs of The Ladder to the congregation, while Sarah learns a dark secret about The Movement. Eddie, seeking answers.

Director: Michael Weaver | Stars: Aaron Paul, Michelle Monaghan, Emma Greenwell, Rockmond Dunbar

Votes: 170

43. The Mysteries of Laura (2014–2016)
Episode: The Mystery of the Fertility Fatality (2014)

TV-14 | 40 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery

7.8
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The 2nd Precinct detectives are off to the races - horse races, that is, when a fertility doctor goes missing and his wife suspects foul play. Adding to Laura's docket, the twins are ... See full summary »

Director: Mike Listo | Stars: Debra Messing, Josh Lucas, Laz Alonso, Janina Gavankar

Votes: 114

44. Brewster Place (1990– )
Episode: The Poet (1990)

Drama

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Director: Jan Eliasberg | Stars: Oprah Winfrey, Brenda Pressley, Olivia Cole, Rachael Crawford

45. Brewster Place (1990– )
Episode: Whatever Happened to Patience Jones? (1990)

Drama

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Director: Ivan Dixon | Stars: Oprah Winfrey, Brenda Pressley, Olivia Cole, Rachael Crawford