Guilty Pleasures: Shows That Has Become Slaves To My DVR (or Netflix Queue)

*A work in progress!*

In no particular order, the following features a list of TV shows I cannot get enough of. These shows have the unique ability to keep me tuned in, eagerly awaiting the episode that follows. [I dunno if this matters but, I'm a 21-year-old American female.]
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1.
Dexter (2006 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.8/10 X  
Dexter Morgan is a Forensics Expert, a loyal brother, boyfriend, and friend. That's what he seems to be, but that's not what he really is. Dexter Morgan is a Serial Killer that hunts the bad. (53 mins.)
“ Best. Show. Ever. ” - DeLoure
 
2.
True Blood (2008 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
Telepathic waitress Sookie Stackhouse encounters a strange new supernatural world when she meets the mysterious Bill, a southern Louisiana gentleman and vampire. (55 mins.)
“ While I'm not usually into films or series involving "supernatural" creatures, I gotta admit - True Blood is a very entertaining show. ” - DeLoure
 
3.
United States of Tara (2009 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
A woman struggles to find a balance between her dissociative identity disorder and raising a dysfunctional family. (30 mins.)
“ I know a lot of people like to give Diablo Cody a lot of sh*t, but this show is awesome.

It's like an onion: the more layers you reveal, the better it gets. ” - DeLoure
 
4.
Nurse Jackie (2009 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
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. (27 mins.)
“ Edie Falco is perfection. ” - DeLoure
 
5.
Shameless (2011 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.7/10 X  
An alcoholic man lives in a perpetual stupor while his six children with whom he lives cope as best they can. (46 mins.)
“ Love. This. Show.

I'm so relieved to see something that ISN'T a celebrity reality TV series, a police procedural, medical dramedy or series about a bunch of deluded housewives, overtanned losers or whiny Disney kids.

If William H. Macy and Emmy Rossum are snubbed for awards, I will punch someone in the face! ” - DeLoure
 
6.
Criminal Minds (2005 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
The cases of the FBI Behavioral Analysis Unit (BAU), an elite group of profilers who analyze the nation's most dangerous serial killers and individual heinous crimes in an effort to anticipate their next moves before they strike again. (42 mins.)
 
7.
Archer (2009 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.8/10 X  
Covert black ops and espionage take a back seat to zany personalities and relationships between secret agents and drones. (22 mins.)
 
8.
Robot Chicken (2005 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
From creators Seth Green and Matthew Senreich, 'Robot Chicken' is stop-motion animation with a demented twist. (11 mins.)
 
9.
Being Erica (2009 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
"Therapist" Dr. Tom - who is constantly spouting famous and not so famous historical quotes - is Erica Strange's savior and worst enemy... (45 mins.)
“ Damn you, lucky Canadians! Awesome show!! ” - DeLoure
 
10.
Chuck (2007 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
When a twenty-something computer geek inadvertently downloads critical government secrets into his brain, CIA and NSA assign two agents to protect him and exploit such knowledge, turning his life upside down. (43 mins.)
 
11.
The Big Bang Theory (2007 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
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. (22 mins.)
 
12.
30 Rock (2006 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
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.)
 
13.
Daria (1997 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
A smart and cynical girl goes through teenage life as a proud outsider in a world of mainly idiotic adolescents and condescending adults. (30 mins.)
Director: Karen Disher
“ (I have the DVDs.) ” - DeLoure
 
14.
The Golden Girls (1985 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
Four previously married women live together in Miami, sharing their various experiences together and enjoying themselves despite hard times. (30 mins.)
“ Every Monday night is the only time I can stand watching WE (Women's Entertainment). ” - DeLoure
 
15.
Lost (2004 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
The survivors of a plane crash are forced to work together in order to survive on a seemingly deserted tropical island. (44 mins.)
 
16.
Grey's Anatomy (2005 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
A drama centered on the personal and professional lives of five surgical interns and their supervisors. (41 mins.)
“ (A serious guilty pleasure.) ” - DeLoure
 
17.
Sasuke (1997 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  
100 competitors test their skills against physically and mentally demanding four-stage obstacle course. (173 mins.)
“ (Ninja Warrior as it's known to those with G4) - I LOVE this show! ” - DeLoure
 
18.
I Survived... (2008 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  
What would you do if you were confronted with death? What gives someone the strength to survive? Is it luck...
“ For those who are unaware, I Survived is a series that airs on bio (with syndicated episodes on A&E) that tells the stories of survival and the victims who've overcome. ” - DeLoure
 
19.
Chopped (2007 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
It's a Chopped All-Stars tournament event! Through four preliminary competitions, sixteen celebrities battle it out for a spot in the $50,000 finale! (60 mins.)
“ (A series on Food Network hosted by Ted Allen.) ” - DeLoure
 
20.
South Park (1997 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.8/10 X  
Follows the misadventures of four irreverent grade-schoolers in the quiet, dysfunctional town of South Park, Colorado. (22 mins.)
 
21.
The Sarah Silverman Program. (2007 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Sarah Silverman stars as Sarah Silverman, an unemployed single woman who still behaves like a child... (22 mins.)
 
22.
Reno 911! (2003 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
An irreverent look at what goes on behind-the-scenes in the city of Reno's police department. (22 mins.)
“ (Thanks, Netflix!) ” - DeLoure
 
23.
Family Guy (1999 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
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.)
 
24.
That '70s Show (1998 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
A comedy revolving around a group of teenage friends, their mishaps, and their coming of age, set in 1970s Wisconsin. (22 mins.)
 
25.
Degrassi: The Next Generation (2001 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
The lives of the kids at Degrassi Community School dealing with the serious and sometimes taboo issues that plague teenagers. (30 mins.)
“ I was a diehard fan until JT died. After that, I gave up. (True fans of the series know what I'm referring to.) ” - DeLoure
 
26.
The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air (1990 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
The Banks family, a respectable Californian family, take in a relative - Will Smith, a street-smart teenager from Philadelphia. The idea is to make him respectable, responsible and mature, but Will has got other plans... (22 mins.)
“ The first show with a theme song I've bothered to learn. ” - DeLoure
 
27.
Oz (1997 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.8/10 X  
A series chronicling the daily activities of an unusual prison facility and its criminal inhabitants. (55 mins.)
Director: Gregory Dark
 
28.
The Wire (2002 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.4/10 X  
Baltimore drug scene, seen through the eyes of drug dealers and law enforcement. (59 mins.)
 
29.
Soul Food (2000 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
The everyday life and problems of the Josephs, a black family living in Chicago, Illinois. (45 mins.)
 
30.
Man vs. Wild (2006 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
Bear Grylls travels the world in search of challenges to his survival skills. (60 mins.)
 
31.
Bizarre Foods with Andrew Zimmern (2006 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
Host Andrew Zimmerman explores various cultures through their cuisines. (60 mins.)
Director: Andrew Zimmern
 
32.
Veronica Mars (2004 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
After her best friend is murdered and her father is removed as county sheriff, Veronica Mars dedicates her life to cracking the toughest mysteries in the affluent town of Neptune. (44 mins.)
 
33.
Parks and Recreation (2009 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  
The absurd antics of an Indiana town's public officials as they pursue sundry projects to make their city a better place. (22 mins.)
 
34.
The Office (2005 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.8/10 X  
A mockumentary on a group of typical office workers, where the workday consists of ego clashes, inappropriate behavior, and tedium. Based on the hit BBC series. (22 mins.)
 
35.
Dead Like Me (2003 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
Meet Georgia Lass (who prefers to be called George). She is a young Seattle college dropout who is unhappy with life... (60 mins.)
 
36.
Arrested Development (2003 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.0/10 X  
Level-headed son Michael Bluth takes over family affairs after his father is imprisoned. But the rest of his spoiled, dysfunctional family are making his job unbearable. (22 mins.)
“ What the f*ck was Fox thinking canceling this masterpiece?! ” - DeLoure
 
37.
My Name Is Earl (2005 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
A ne'er do well wins $100,000 in the lottery and decides to right all the wrongs from his past with his newfound realization. (22 mins.)
 
38.
3rd Rock from the Sun (1996 TV Series)
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A group of aliens are sent to Earth, disguised as a human family, to experience and report life on the 3rd planet from the sun. (60 mins.)
 
39.
The Secret Life of the American Teenager (2008 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.0/10 X  
After an unplanned pregnancy, teenager Amy Juergens's life will never be the same, as she deals with other teenagers around her. (43 mins.)
“ I haven't seen this in AGES, though. ” - DeLoure
 
40.
Family Matters (1989 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
Long-running Perfect Strangers spin-off series centering on the Winslow family and their pesky next-door neighbor, ultra-nerd Steve Urkel. (30 mins.)
“ (Shh...don't tell anyone!) ” - DeLoure
 
41.
Home Improvement (1991 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
The daily trials and tribulations of Tim Taylor, a TV show host raising three mischeivous boys with help from his loyal co-host, loving wife, and eccentric neighbor. (22 mins.)
Director: Andy Morris
“ After they pulled this from Nick at Nite, I was through. ” - DeLoure
 
42.
Saturday Night Live (1975 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
The famous guest host stars in parodies and sketches created by the cast of this witty show. (90 mins.)
“ It depends who's on, though. ” - DeLoure
 
43.
SpongeBob SquarePants (1999 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
The misadventures of a talking sea sponge who works at a fast food restaurant, attends a boating school, and lives in an underwater pineapple. (23 mins.)
“ Love. Him. ” - DeLoure
 
44.
The Adventures of Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius (2002 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
A young boy, who happens to be a genius, lives in a small town with his family and friends and often gets into crazy adventures with them involving the things he invents. (24 mins.)
“ He went so well with my Apple Jacks! ” - DeLoure
 
45.
Drawn Together (2004 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
A parody of reality shows cast with spoofs of several famous types of animated characters. (22 mins.)
Director: James Purdum
 
46.
The Boondocks (2005 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
Based on the comic strip, Huey and Riley move away from the city and out to the suburbs with their irascible grandfather. Biting socio-political commentary ensues. (22 mins.)
 
47.
Nikita (2010 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
A rogue assassin returns to take down the secret organization that trained her. (60 mins.)
 
48.
King of the Hill (1997 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
A straight laced propane salesman in Arlen, Texas tries to deal with the wacky antics of his family and friends, while also trying to keep his son in line. (30 mins.)
“ THAT'S MY PURSE! - Love this show. ” - DeLoure
 
49.
Hawaii Five-0 (2010 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
Steve McGarrett returns home to Oahu, in order to find his father's killer. The governor offers him the chance to run his own task force (Five-0). Steve's team is joined by Chin Ho Kelly, Danny "Danno" Williams, and Kono Kalakaua. (42 mins.)
 
50.
The Cleaner (2008 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
A guy transforms his life by taking control over his addictions and using his story to help others.
“ The first season was AWESOME. Second season? Eh. ” - DeLoure
 
51.
Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations (2005 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
Anthony Bourdain, chef, writer, traveler, visits places all around the world sampling various foods. (60 mins.)
 
52.
Breaking Bad (2008 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.5/10 X  
A high school chemistry teacher diagnosed with inoperable lung cancer turns to manufacturing and selling methamphetamine in order to secure his family's future. (49 mins.)
 
53.
Death Note (2006 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.0/10 X  
An intelligent high school student goes on a secret crusade to eliminate criminals from the world after discovering a notebook capable of killing anyone whose name is written into it. (24 mins.)
“ The *original* Japanese-language version, not the English-dub. (Not there's a difference?) ” - DeLoure
 
54.
Top Chef (2006 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
A reality competition show in which chefs compete against one another in culinary challenges and are a judged by a panel of food and wine experts, with one or more contestants eliminated each episode. (60 mins.)
 
55.
The Walking Dead (2010 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  
Sheriff Deputy Rick Grimes leads a group of survivors in a world overrun by the walking dead. Fighting the dead, fearing the living. (44 mins.)
“ Yes! ” - DeLoure
 
56.
Game of Thrones (2011 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.5/10 X  
Nine noble families fight for control over the mythical lands of Westeros. Meanwhile, a forgotten race hell-bent on destruction returns after being dormant for thousands of years. (56 mins.)
“ DOUBLE YES! ” - DeLoure
 
57.
Nana (2006 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  
Komatsu Nana moves to Tokyo, after a break-up. On the train, she meets Osaki Nana, the vocalist of a Punk band, who is also moving there. The two girls end up becoming flat mates and together they support each other, while facing life. (21 mins.)
 
58.
New Girl (2011 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
After a bad break-up, Jess, an offbeat young woman, moves into an apartment loft with three single men. Although they find her behavior very unusual, the men support her - most of the time. (22 mins.)
 
59.
American Horror Story (2011 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
An anthology series that centers on different characters and locations, including a house with a murderous past, an insane asylum, a witch coven, a freak show, a hotel and a sinister farmhouse. (60 mins.)
 
60.
The Sing-Off (2009 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
Eight a cappella singing groups compete for a recording contract. (120 mins.)
 
61.
The Voice (2011 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
Four famous musicians search for the best voices in America and will mentor these singers to become artists. America will decide which singer will be worthy of the grand prize. (60 mins.)
 
62.
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
This show introduces the Special Victims Unit, a new elite squad of NYPD detectives who investigate sexually related crimes. (60 mins.)
 
63.
Downton Abbey (2010 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.7/10 X  
A chronicle of the lives of the British aristocratic Crawley family and their servants in the early 20th Century. (58 mins.)
 
64.
Awake (2012 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
After a car accident takes the life of a family member, a police detective lives two alternating parallel lives, one with his wife and one with his son. Is one of his "realities" merely a dream? (43 mins.)
 
65.
Scandal (2012 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
A former White House Communications Director starts her own crisis management firm only to realize her clients are not the only ones with secrets. (43 mins.)