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1. The Americans (2013– )
Episode: Stingers (2015)

TV-MA | 47 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

9.2
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Philip and Elizabeth deploy a plan for the C.I.A.'s Mujahideen visitors.

Director: Larysa Kondracki | Stars: Keri Russell, Matthew Rhys, Lev Gorn, Annet Mahendru

Votes: 847

2. The Closer (2005–2012)
Episode: Fatal Retraction (2005)

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

8.8
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Brenda is asked to help keep a criminal imprisoned when the woman he was convicted of murdering shows up recently dead, and her actions alienate everyone. Meanwhile, Captain Taylor makes a fateful decision about supporting one of his men.

Director: Gloria Muzio | Stars: Kyra Sedgwick, J.K. Simmons, Corey Reynolds, Robert Gossett

Votes: 198

3. The Americans (2013– )
Episode: Walter Taffet (2015)

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

8.6
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Philip and Elizabeth feel the weight of a family secret while following up on the KGB's interests.

Director: Noah Emmerich | Stars: Keri Russell, Matthew Rhys, Lev Gorn, Annet Mahendru

Votes: 648

4. The Knick (2014–2015)

TV-MA | 58 min | Drama

8.5
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A look at the professional and personal lives of the staff at New York's Knickerbocker Hospital during the early part of the twentieth century.

Stars: Clive Owen, André Holland, Jeremy Bobb, Juliet Rylance

Votes: 33,175

5. The Knick (2014–2015)
Episode: You're No Rose (2015)

TV-MA | 56 min | Drama

8.5
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Dr. Thackery sets his sights on a return to The Knick - a request that doesn't sit well with the board. After a shocking discovery, Cornelia enlists Cleary to do a dirty job, for a price. ... See full summary »

Director: Steven Soderbergh | Stars: Clive Owen, André Holland, Jeremy Bobb, Juliet Rylance

Votes: 473

6. Fringe (2008–2013)

TV-14 | 46 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

8.4
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An FBI agent is forced to work with an institutionalized scientist and his son in order to rationalize a brewing storm of unexplained phenomena.

Stars: Anna Torv, Joshua Jackson, John Noble, Jasika Nicole

Votes: 189,672

7. American Experience (1988– )

60 min | Documentary, Biography, History

8.4
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A series showcasing documentaries on American history.

Stars: David McCullough, David Ogden Stiers, Michael Murphy, Oliver Platt

Votes: 1,066

8. Liberty! The American Revolution (1997– )

360 min | History, War

8.4
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Six-hour documentary on the American Revolution, from the passage of the Stamp Act (1765) through the ratification of the United States Constitution and Bill of Rights (1789). In addition ... See full summary »

Stars: Jane Adams, Peter Donaldson, Colm Feore, Victor Garber

Votes: 297

9. Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999– )
Episode: Devil's Dissections (2015)

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

8.4
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Rollins turns to imprisoned serial killer, Dr. Gregory Yates, when a new dead body with a similar m.o. washes up on a beach. In response, Yates makes a shocking accusation against Manhattan's Deputy Chief Medical Examiner.

Director: Jean de Segonzac | Stars: Mariska Hargitay, Kelli Giddish, Ice-T, Peter Scanavino

Votes: 268

10. The Americans (2013– )
Episode: Divestment (2015)

TV-MA | 46 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.4
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Martha and Clark's marriage meets its most challenging test yet; pressure on Philip intensifies.

Director: Daniel Attias | Stars: Keri Russell, Matthew Rhys, Lev Gorn, Annet Mahendru

Votes: 608

11. The Americans (2013– )

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

8.3
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Two Soviet intelligence agents pose as a married couple to spy on the American government.

Stars: Keri Russell, Matthew Rhys, Keidrich Sellati, Holly Taylor

Votes: 56,689

12. 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: 54,916

13. Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt (2015– )
Episode: Kimmy's in a Love Triangle! (2015)

TV-14 | 28 min | Comedy, Drama

8.3
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Kimmy decides between Dong and Logan. Xanthippe finds out that she has to move to Connecticut to live with her mother. Titus gets a straight coach to help him get an acting gig.

Director: Jeff Richmond | Stars: Ellie Kemper, Tituss Burgess, Carol Kane, Jane Krakowski

Votes: 785

14. Detroit 1-8-7 (2010–2011)
Episode: Shelter (2010)

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

8.3
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Longford and Mahajan are astonished by the discovery of the skeletal remains of two bodies in an underground fallout shelter. They discover that the two are Detroit's answer to Romeo and ... See full summary »

Director: David Straiton | Stars: Michael Imperioli, James McDaniel, Aisha Hinds, D.J. Cotrona

Votes: 40

15. Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999– )
Episode: Criminal Pathology (2015)

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

8.2
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As SVU uncovers disturbing secrets about Manhattan Deputy Chief Medical Examiner Carl Rudnick, an acquaintance of Dr. Yates and key figure helping SVU with the case disappears and later turns up dead.

Director: Alex Chapple | Stars: Mariska Hargitay, Kelli Giddish, Ice-T, Peter Scanavino

Votes: 225

16. Detroit 1-8-7 (2010–2011)
Episode: Déjà Vu/All In (2010)

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

8.2
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Old and new Detroit collide in a case investigated by Fitch, Washington and Sanchez where a missing teen, Seth Cantor, seems to have been violently murdered - but there isn't a body. The ... See full summary »

Director: Jean de Segonzac | Stars: Michael Imperioli, James McDaniel, Aisha Hinds, D.J. Cotrona

Votes: 37

17. Law & Order: Criminal Intent (2001–2011)
Episode: Legacy (2008)

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

8.2
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The suicide death of a high school student from a prestigious academy turns out to be a homicide. Goren and Eames soon uncover connections in his death to a classmate he had a crush on, as well as her mother, who teaches at the academy.

Director: Betty Kaplan | Stars: Vincent D'Onofrio, Kathryn Erbe, Eric Bogosian, John Shea

Votes: 125

18. The Americans (2013– )
Episode: One Day in the Life of Anton Baklanov (2015)

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

8.2
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Philip and Elizabeth's home and work lives collide in new and dangerous ways. Nina struggles to figure out her next steps. Arkady assigns Oleg and Tatiana to an operation with uncertain potential.

Director: Andrew Bernstein | Stars: Keri Russell, Matthew Rhys, Lev Gorn, Annet Mahendru

Votes: 581

19. 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 specially trained squad of detectives in the NYPD who investigate sexually related crimes.

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

Votes: 57,356

20. Benjamin Franklin (2002– )

210 min | Documentary, Biography, History

8.1
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The story of the renowned American polymath.

Stars: Richard Easton, Dylan Baker, Colm Feore, Gerry Bamman

Votes: 132

21. Fringe (2008–2013)
Episode: Midnight (2009)

TV-14 | 57 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

8.1
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Walter examines a number of dead bodies that had the spinal fluid removed. Olivia and Charlie go after the scientist who created the person behind the murders.

Director: Bobby Roth | Stars: Anna Torv, Joshua Jackson, Lance Reddick, Kirk Acevedo

Votes: 1,379

22. Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999– )
Episode: Nationwide Manhunt (2016)

TV-14 | 41 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.1
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Two notorious killers from SVU and Chicago officer Erin Lindsey's past, Greg Yates and Dr. Carl Rudnick, escape from prison, prompting a massive manhunt.

Director: Alex Chapple | Stars: Mariska Hargitay, Kelli Giddish, Ice-T, Peter Scanavino

Votes: 223

23. Law & Order (1990–2010)
Episode: Pledge (2009)

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

8.1
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The prime suspect in the murders of the son and housekeeper of married university researchers is a journalist who appears to be obsessed with girls from a particular sorority.

Director: Alex Chapple | Stars: Jeremy Sisto, Anthony Anderson, S. Epatha Merkerson, Linus Roache

Votes: 104

24. Lie to Me (2009–2011)

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

8.0
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About Cal Lightman, the world's leading deception expert who studies facial expressions and involuntary body language to expose the truth behind the lies.

Stars: Tim Roth, Kelli Williams, Brendan Hines, Monica Raymund

Votes: 94,647

25. Dynaman (1988– )

Action, Adventure, Comedy

8.0
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In order to help him save Japan from his evil former partners, Bernie Tanaka and Mel Fujitzu, Dr. Ho convinces five young adults to wear different color costumes, take code-names, wear ... See full summary »

Stars: Peter Alves, Alan Gordon, Tom Gore O'Brien, John Beaulieu

Votes: 32

26. Nurse Jackie (2009–2015)
Episode: P.O. Box (2010)

TV-MA | 26 min | Comedy, Drama

8.0
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Jackie tells Kevin she wants to send Fiona to Immaculate with Grace. Kevin makes Jackie promise not to accept money from Dr. O'Hara. Jackie rents a P.O. Box in order to safely receive her ... See full summary »

Director: Paul Feig | Stars: Edie Falco, Eve Best, Merritt Wever, Paul Schulze

Votes: 128

27. Liberty! The American Revolution (1997– )
Episode: Blows Must Decide: 1774-1776 (1997)

40 min | History, War

7.9
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Directors: Ellen Hovde, Muffie Meyer | Stars: Jane Adams, Philip Bosco, JD Cullum, Peter Donaldson

Votes: 8

28. American Experience (1988– )
Episode: The Fight (2004)

90 min | Documentary, Biography, History

7.9
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Documentary on the boxing match between American Joe Louis and German Max Schmeling, which captured the world's attention on June 22, 1938.

Director: Barak Goodman | Stars: Courtney B. Vance, Steve Acunto, Gus Adams, Muhammad Ali

Votes: 99

29. Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt (2015– )

TV-14 | 30 min | Comedy, Drama

7.8
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A woman is rescued from a doomsday cult and starts life over again in New York City.

Stars: Ellie Kemper, Jane Krakowski, Tituss Burgess, Carol Kane

Votes: 41,873

30. The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (2014– )

TV-14 | 60 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

7.8
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Jimmy Fallon hosts the Tonight Show and interviews celebrities, plays games with them and has a musical or comedic guest perform.

Stars: Jimmy Fallon, The Roots, Steve Higgins, Ahmir-Khalib Thompson

Votes: 11,395

31. Charlie Rose (1991– )

60 min | News, Talk-Show

7.8
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Charlie Rose interviews noteworthy people in fields including politics and government, business and economics, science and technology, media, sports and the arts.

Stars: Charlie Rose, Mark Halperin, Al Hunt, Thomas Friedman

Votes: 701

32. Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt (2015– )
Episode: Kimmy Gives Up! (2016)

TV-14 | Comedy, Drama

7.8
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Kimmy needs to study for the GED, but she's worried about Dong getting deported. Jacqueline puts Buckley on Dyziplen to treat his hyperactivity.

Director: Ken Whittingham | Stars: Ellie Kemper, Tituss Burgess, Carol Kane, Jane Krakowski

Votes: 502

33. Liberty! The American Revolution (1997– )
Episode: The Reluctant Revolutionaries: 1763-1774 (1997)

40 min | History, War

7.8
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Follows the happenings in Northamerica and England during 1763-1774.

Directors: Ellen Hovde, Muffie Meyer | Stars: Jane Adams, Philip Bosco, John Ellison Conlee, JD Cullum

Votes: 9

34. Nurse Jackie (2009–2015)

TV-MA | 27 min | Comedy, Drama

7.7
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A drug-addicted nurse struggles to find a balance between the demands of her frenetic job at a New York City hospital and an array of personal dramas.

Stars: Edie Falco, Merritt Wever, Paul Schulze, Dominic Fumusa

Votes: 20,873

35. Mildred Pierce (2011)

TV-MA | 336 min | Drama

7.7
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Divorced single mom Mildred Pierce decides to open a restaurant business, which tears at the already-strained relationship with her ambitious elder daughter, Veda.

Stars: Kate Winslet, Guy Pearce, Evan Rachel Wood, Brían F. O'Byrne

Votes: 15,283

36. Detroit 1-8-7 (2010–2011)

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

7.7
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The everyday trials and tribulations of Detroit's homicide unit.

Stars: Michael Imperioli, James McDaniel, Aisha Hinds, Jon Michael Hill

Votes: 3,007

37. God in America (2010– )

360 min | History

7.7
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Stars: Campbell Scott, John Ahlin, Catherine Brekus, Keith David

Votes: 65

38. The Good Wife (2009–2016)
Episode: Affairs of State (2011)

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

7.7
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Lockhart Gardner tries to secure diplomatic immunity for a Taiwanese man accused of rape and murder, while Eli asks Kalinda to investigate his ex-wife, who is contemplating a run for state senate.

Director: Dean Parisot | Stars: Julianna Margulies, Matt Czuchry, Archie Panjabi, Graham Phillips

Votes: 333

39. Liberty! The American Revolution (1997– )
Episode: Are We to Be a Nation? 1783-1788 (1997)

40 min | History, War

7.7
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Directors: Ellen Hovde, Muffie Meyer | Stars: Jane Adams, David Bishins, Rob Campbell, Peter Donaldson

Votes: 10

40. Mildred Pierce (2011)
Episode: Part Four (2011)

TV-MA | 70 min | Drama

7.7
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As the years have gone by, Mildred has become quite a successful businesswoman. It's now 1937 and she and Lucy, now a partner, is looking to open her third restaurant on Laguna Beach after ... See full summary »

Director: Todd Haynes | Stars: Kate Winslet, Evan Rachel Wood, Brían F. O'Byrne, Melissa Leo

Votes: 257

41. The Closer (2005–2012)

46 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.6
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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

Votes: 19,324

42. Some Folks Call It a Sling Blade (1994)

25 min | Short, Drama, Thriller

7.6
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Twenty-five years after commiting a double murder, Karl Childers is going to be released from an institution for the criminally insane. A local reporter comes to talk to him, and after some... See full summary »

Director: George Hickenlooper | Stars: Billy Bob Thornton, Molly Ringwald, J.T. Walsh, Jefferson Mays

Votes: 1,515

43. My America (2012)

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A series that is comprised of twenty-one monologues written by American playwrights which form a sort of fractured portrait of the American collective psyche. Ranging from the sad to the ... See full summary »

Stars: Maechi Aharanwa, Greg Allen, Pascale Armand, Mia Barron

Votes: 7

44. Lie to Me (2009–2011)
Episode: Double Blind (2010)

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

7.6
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While vetting an art museum staff for security leaks prior to a major exhibition, Lightman meets a beautiful woman who entangles him in a game of cat-and-mouse.

Director: David Platt | Stars: Tim Roth, Kelli Williams, Brendan Hines, Monica Raymund

Votes: 341

45. The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (2014– )
Episode: Jennifer Lawrence/Craig Robinson/A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder (2014)

TV-14 | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

7.6
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Jennifer Lawrence; Craig Robinson. Also: "A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder".

Stars: Jimmy Fallon, Jennifer Lawrence, Craig Robinson, The Roots

Votes: 21

46. Liberty! The American Revolution (1997– )
Episode: Oh, Fatal Ambition: 1777-1778 (1997)

40 min | History, War

7.6
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Directors: Ellen Hovde, Muffie Meyer | Stars: Jane Adams, Andreas Beckett, Philip Bosco, JD Cullum

Votes: 10

47. Memoirs of My Nervous Illness (2006)

Unrated | 80 min | Drama

7.5
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Memoirs of My Nervous Illness is based on the 1903 journal written by Daniel Paul Schreber, a distinguished German judge, while incarcerated in an asylum under the watch of the obsessive Dr... See full summary »

Director: Julian P. Hobbs | Stars: Joe Coleman, Robert Cucuzza, Jefferson Mays, Lara Milian

Votes: 11

48. Theater Talk (1996– )

30 min | Talk-Show

7.5
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Stars: Susan Haskins, Michael Riedel, Jesse Green, Mary Louise Wilson

Votes: 14

49. Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999– )
Episode: Surrendering Noah (2015)

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

7.5
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Sgt. Benson (Mariska Hargitay) and ADA Barba (Raúl Esparza) take Johnny D (guest star Charles Halford) to trial for sex trafficking, rape, assault and kidnapping. But when Baby Noah's ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Slovis | Stars: Mariska Hargitay, Danny Pino, Kelli Giddish, Ice-T

Votes: 209

50. Law & Order: Criminal Intent (2001–2011)

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

7.4
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This third Law & Order series involves the criminal justice system from the criminal's point of view.

Stars: Kathryn Erbe, Vincent D'Onofrio, Jamey Sheridan, Courtney B. Vance

Votes: 19,084