My favourite TV shows

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1.
Doctor Who (1963 TV Series)
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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. (45 mins.)
“ A science-fiction classic like no else. ” - Michael Pherson
 
2.
Coupling (2000 TV Series)
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Six best friends talk about all aspects of sex and relationships on their never-ending quest to find true love. (30 mins.)
 
3.
Black Books (2000 TV Series)
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Bernard Black runs his own bookshop even though he doesn't much like people who buy books and hates having customers... (25 mins.)
“ Dylan Moran's writing and performance in this comedy series is amazing! ” - Michael Pherson
 
4.
Jeeves and Wooster (1990 TV Series)
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Bertram Wooster, a well-intentioned, wealthy layabout, has a habit of getting himself into trouble and it's up to his brilliant valet, Jeeves, to get him out. (55 mins.)
“ Delightful and amusing farce. ” - Michael Pherson
 
5.
Monty Python's Flying Circus (1969 TV Series)
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The original surreal sketch comedy showcase for the Monty Python troupe. (30 mins.)
“ Crazy fun ... ” - Michael Pherson
 
6.
Sherlock Holmes and Doctor Watson: The Acquaintance (1979 TV Movie)
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Doctor Watson moves in with the eccentric Sherlock Holmes and they get a case to solve. A young heiress seeks Holmes' help when she feels threatened by her brutish stepfather after her sister dies under mysterious circumstances. (67 mins.)
“ In my opinion, the best Sherlock Holmes dramatisation ever ... ” - Michael Pherson
 
7.
Yes Minister (1980 TV Series)
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The Right Honorable James Hacker has landed the plum job of Cabinet Minister to the Department of Administration. At last he is in a position of power and can carry out some long-needed reforms - or so he thinks. (60 mins.)
 
8.
Yes, Prime Minister (1986 TV Series)
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James Hacker was propelled along the corridors of power to the very pinnacle of politics - No. 10. (30 mins.)
Director: Peter Whitmore
 
9.
Batman: The Animated Series (1992 TV Series)
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The Dark Knight battles crime in Gotham City with occasional help from Robin and Batgirl. (23 mins.)
 
10.
X-Men (1992 TV Series)
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A team of mutant superheroes fight for justice and human acceptance in the Marvel Comics universe. (23 mins.)
 
11.
Spider-Man (1994 TV Series)
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A young man with spider-like abilities fights crime as a superhero in New York City while trying to have a normal personal life. (23 mins.)
 
12.
Darkwing Duck (1991 TV Series)
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A bumbling superhero battles crime with the help of his daughter and pilot sidekick. (30 mins.)
 
13.
30 Rock (2006 TV Series)
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Liz Lemon, head writer of the sketch comedy show "TGS with Tracy Jordan", must deal with an arrogant new boss and a crazy new star, all while trying to run a successful TV show without losing her mind. (22 mins.)
 
14.
Peep Show (2003 TV Series)
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Mark and Jez are a couple of twenty-something roommates who have nothing in common - except for the fact that their lives are anything but normal. Mayhem ensues as the pair strive to cope with day-to-day life. (25 mins.)
 
15.
A Bit of Fry and Laurie (1987 TV Series)
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Comedy sketches written and performed by renowned duo Stephen Fry and Hugh Laurie. (30 mins.)
 
16.
Absolute Power (2003 TV Series)
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The inner workings of a successful PR firm - lying for a living. (29 mins.)
 
17.
The Thick of It (2005 TV Series)
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Set in the corridors of power and spin, the Minister for Social Affairs, is continually harassed by Number 10's policy enforcer and dependent on his not-so-reliable team of civil servants. (29 mins.)
“ Political satire at its best. ” - Michael Pherson
 
18.
The Office (2001 TV Series)
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The story of an office that faces closure when the company decides to downsize its branches. A documentary film crew follow staff and the manager Brent as they continue their daily lives. (30 mins.)
“ The funniest British sitcom ever. ” - Michael Pherson
 
19.
CSI: NY (2004 TV Series)
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CSI Head Detective Mac Taylor and his team solve crimes in New York City. (43 mins.)
“ Thrilling and exciting crime series revolving around a group of policemen working at the CSI in New York City. ” - Michael Pherson
 
20.
Inspector Morse (1987 TV Series)
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Inspector Morse has an ear for music, a taste for beer and a nose for crime. He sets out with Sergeant Lewis to solve each intriguing case. (100 mins.)
“ One man, one mystery ... one Morse. Need one say more? ” - Michael Pherson
 
21.
Monarch of the Glen (2000 TV Series)
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Archie MacDonald, a young restaurateur is called back to his childhood home of Glenbogle where he is told he is the new Laird of Glenbogle. (60 mins.)
“ The cosiest and loveliest TV drama in the history of television. Gives one a feeling of cosy Sunday evenings. ” - Michael Pherson
 
22.
Gruth is Uachdar (Crowdie and Cream) (2002 TV Series)
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The true life story from childhood of the author, Findlay J McDonald, who was born and brought up on the Isle of Harris...
Director: Bill MacLeod
“ Beautiful and touching Gaelic TV-drama. ” - Michael Pherson
 
23.
Our Friends in the North (1996 Mini-Series)
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A nine part series depicting the varying fortunes of four friends - Nicky, Geordie, Mary and Tosker... (623 mins.)
“ Touching BBC drama set in the North, starring Christopher Eccleston, Daniel Craig and Mark Strong. ” - Michael Pherson
 
24.
This Life (1996 TV Series)
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A series following the lives of Miles, Milly, Warren, Egg and Anna, five young professionals. (45 mins.)
 
25.
Ballykissangel (1996 TV Series)
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An English priest is transferred to a small Irish village. (50 mins.)
Director: Chris Clough
“ Cosy Irish melodrama, filmed on location in Avoca. ” - Michael Pherson
 
26.
Kingdom (2007 TV Series)
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Respected country solicitor Peter Kingdom, with the assistance of his apprentice Lyle and secretary Gloria... (60 mins.)
“ Cosy drama with Stephen Fry as Peter Kingdom, solicitor in the picturesque town of Market Shipborough. ” - Michael Pherson
 
27.
Röda rummet (1970 Mini-Series)
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Stockholm in the 1870's. The protagonist Arvid Falk, employed as office notary.He dream of becoming a writer and finds work as a journalist. Arvid hang out with his artistic friends at the Red Room. (300 mins.)
“ Den välkända dramatiseringen av Strindbergs Röda Rummet, med Per Ragnar som Arvid Falk. ” - Michael Pherson
 
28.
Friends (1994 TV Series)
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Follows the lives of six 20-something friends living in Manhattan. (22 mins.)
 
29.
Monk (2002 TV Series)
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Adrian Monk is a brilliant San Francisco detective, whose obsessive compulsive disorder just happens to get in the way. (47 mins.)
 
30.
The Barchester Chronicles (1982 Mini-Series)
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When a crusade against the Church of England's practice of self-enrichment misfires, scandal taints the cozy community of Barchester when their local church becomes the object of a scathing, investigative report. (385 mins.)
 
31.
21 Jump Street (1987 TV Series)
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The cases of an undercover police unit composed of young looking officers specializing in youth crime. (60 mins.)
Director: Jonathan Wacks
“ Johnny Depp's first real appearance on screen. ” - Michael Pherson
 
32.
Two and a Half Men (2003 TV Series)
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A hedonistic jingle writer's free-wheeling life comes to an abrupt halt when his brother and 10-year-old nephew move into his beach-front house. (22 mins.)
 
33.
Family Guy (1999 TV Series)
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In a wacky Rhode Island town, a dysfunctional family strive to cope with everyday life as they are thrown from one crazy scenario to another. (22 mins.)
 
34.
The Simpsons (1989 TV Series)
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The satiric adventures of a working-class family in the misfit city of Springfield. (22 mins.)
 
35.
Rome (2005 TV Series)
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A down-to-earth account of the lives of both illustrious and ordinary Romans set in the last days of the Roman Republic. (90 mins.)
 
36.
The Sopranos (1999 TV Series)
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New Jersey mob boss, Tony Soprano, deals with personal and professional issues in his home and business life. (55 mins.)
 
37.
Detroit 1-8-7 (2010 TV Series)
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The everyday trials and tribulations of Detroit's homicide unit. (42 mins.)
 
38.
Top Gear (2002 TV Series)
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The hosts talk about everything car-related. From new cars to how they're fueled, this show has it all. (60 mins.)