My favourite TV shows

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1.
Doctor Who (1963 TV Series)
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Adventures of a Gallifreyan Time Lord, 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 Series)
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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 David 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 series is available for a limited time on BBC iplayer.
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 personal and professional lives of six 20 to 30-something-year-old 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, which affects his mental state and ends up seeking professional psychiatric counseling. (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.)