Favorite TV Shows of the 2000s

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1. Curb Your Enthusiasm (2000– )

TV-MA | 28 min | Comedy

8.7
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The life and times of Larry David and the predicaments he gets himself into with his friends and complete strangers.

Stars: Larry David, Cheryl Hines, Jeff Garlin, Susie Essman

Votes: 77,930

2. 24 (2001–2010)

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

8.4
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Jack Bauer, Director of Field Ops for the Counter-Terrorist Unit of Los Angeles, races against the clock to subvert terrorist plots and save his nation from ultimate disaster.

Stars: Kiefer Sutherland, Mary Lynn Rajskub, Carlos Bernard, Dennis Haysbert

Votes: 157,221

3. Six Feet Under (2001–2005)

TV-MA | 55 min | Comedy, Drama

8.7
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A drama series that takes a darkly comical look at members of a dysfunctional California family that runs an independent funeral home.

Stars: Peter Krause, Michael C. Hall, Frances Conroy, Lauren Ambrose

Votes: 102,752

4. 8 Simple Rules (2002–2005)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy, Drama

7.1
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The Hennessy clan -- mother Cate, daughters Bridget and Kerry, and son Rory -- look to one another for guidance and support after the death of Paul, the family patriarch. Cate's parents lend a hand.

Stars: Katey Sagal, Kaley Cuoco, Amy Davidson, Martin Spanjers

Votes: 21,849

5. Greg the Bunny (2002–2004)

TV-14 | 12 min | Comedy

7.7
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Greg the Bunny is one of the 3.2 million fabricated Americans ("puppets") living in the United States. Wanting a job that doesn't involve working only on Easter, he convinces his roommate ... See full summary »

Stars: Eugene Levy, Seth Green, Bob Gunton, Sarah Silverman

Votes: 1,438

6. 10-8: Officers on Duty (2003–2004)

60 min | Drama, Crime

7.0
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Rico Amonte was brought out to LA by his older brother Angelo, a detective in the LAPD Robbery/Homicide Division. He is now in his first year, learning to become a professional police ... See full summary »

Stars: Danny Nucci, Ernie Hudson, Scott William Winters, Travis Schuldt

Votes: 192

7. Arrested Development (2003– )

TV-PG | 489 min | Comedy

8.9
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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.

Stars: Jason Bateman, Michael Cera, Portia de Rossi, Will Arnett

Votes: 235,738

8. Carnivàle (2003–2005)

TV-MA | 55 min | Drama, Fantasy, Mystery

8.5
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During the Great Depression, an Oklahoma farm boy and a charismatic minister learn that they are key players in a proxy war being fought between Heaven and Hell.

Stars: Michael J. Anderson, Adrienne Barbeau, Clancy Brown, Debra Christofferson

Votes: 37,997

9. Chappelle's Show (2003–2006)

TV-MA | 22 min | Comedy, Music

8.7
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Comedian Dave Chappelle hosts this sketch-comedy show that parodies many of the nuances of race and culture.

Stars: Dave Chappelle, Donnell Rawlings, Rudy Rush, Charlie Murphy

Votes: 42,319

10. Two and a Half Men (2003–2015)

TV-14 | 22 min | Comedy, Romance

7.1
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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.

Stars: Jon Cryer, Ashton Kutcher, Angus T. Jones, Conchata Ferrell

Votes: 214,930

11. Huff (2004–2006)

TV-MA | 55 min | Comedy, Drama

8.0
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Psychiatrist Craig Huffstodt (Azaria) experiences his own midlife crisis.

Stars: Hank Azaria, Paget Brewster, Anton Yelchin, Blythe Danner

Votes: 3,149

12. E-Ring (2005–2006)

60 min | Drama

7.1
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Major Jim Tisnewski, until recently an active special forces commando, takes up a Pentagon job as assistant of US Army colonel Eli McNulty. He now must learn to battle the Pentagon way ... See full summary »

Stars: Benjamin Bratt, Aunjanue Ellis, Dennis Hopper, Kelly Rutherford

Votes: 1,017

13. Kathy Griffin: My Life on the D-List (2005–2010)

TV-14 | 60 min | Comedy, Reality-TV

7.3
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With a quick wit and a lot of nerve, comedienne Kathy Griffin sets out on her wacky and shenanigan-filled journey from a D- to A-List celebrity.

Stars: Kathy Griffin, Maggie Griffin, Tiffany Rinehart, Tom Vize

Votes: 2,035

14. Robot Chicken (2001– )

TV-MA | 11 min | Animation, Comedy, Sci-Fi

7.8
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Pop culture references fly thick and fast as stop-motion animation is featured in sketches lampooning everything from television movies to comic books.

Stars: Seth Green, Matthew Senreich, Breckin Meyer, Tom Root

Votes: 35,567

15. Weeds (2005–2012)

TV-MA | 28 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

8.0
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When a suburban mother turns to dealing marijuana in order to maintain her privileged lifestyle after her husband dies, she finds out just how addicted her entire neighborhood already is.

Stars: Mary-Louise Parker, Hunter Parrish, Alexander Gould, Kevin Nealon

Votes: 92,795

16. Four Kings (2006)

30 min | Comedy

6.5
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Barry (Green), Ben (Cooke), Jason (Grinnell), and Bobby (McRae) are lifelong friends who affectionately refer to themselves as the "Four Kings of New York. The guys find their bonds to one another tested when they all move into the apartment that Ben inherited from his grandmother.

Stars: Seth Green, Josh Cooke, Shane McRae, Todd Grinnell

Votes: 426

17. The New Adventures of Old Christine (2006–2010)

TV-PG | 22 min | Comedy

7.1
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A divorced mom tries to keep pace with everyone around her.

Stars: Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Clark Gregg, Hamish Linklater, Trevor Gagnon

Votes: 10,414

18. Twenty Good Years (2006– )

30 min | Comedy

6.2
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Two aging guys decide to make the most out of the next twenty years of their lives.

Stars: John Lithgow, Jeffrey Tambor, Heather Burns, Jake Sandvig

Votes: 252

19. Private Practice (2007–2013)

60 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.6
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A spin-off of the medical drama "Grey's Anatomy" centering on the life of neonatal surgeon Addison Montgomery.

Stars: Kate Walsh, Paul Adelstein, KaDee Strickland, Taye Diggs

Votes: 19,827

20. Between Two Ferns with Zach Galifianakis (2008– )

TV-14 | 4 min | Comedy, Talk-Show

8.6
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Zach Galifinakas comically interviews various celebrites between two ferns.

Stars: Zach Galifianakis, Jon Hamm, Bradley Cooper, Misty Monroe

Votes: 3,590

21. Crash (2008– )

60 min | Drama

6.8
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A spin-off of the Oscar-winning film about racial tensions in Los Angeles.

Stars: Dennis Hopper, Moran Atias, Ross McCall, Jocko Sims

Votes: 1,371

22. In Treatment (2008–2010)

TV-MA | 25 min | Drama

8.3
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A psychotherapist questions his abilities and gets help by reuniting with his old therapist, whom he has not seen for ten years.

Stars: Gabriel Byrne, Dianne Wiest, Michelle Forbes, Blair Underwood

Votes: 13,814

23. Life on Mars (2008–2009)

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

7.5
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A present day car accident mysteriously sends a detective back to the 1970s.

Stars: Jason O'Mara, Michael Imperioli, Gretchen Mol, Jonathan Murphy

Votes: 8,881

24. Saturday Night Live: Weekend Update Thursday (2008– )

Comedy, News

7.1
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"Saturday Night Live's" satirical news segment expanded into primetime with three pre-election Thursday night specials.

Stars: Kenan Thompson, Seth Meyers, Fred Armisen, Bill Hader

Votes: 686

25. State of the Union (2008–2010)

TV-MA | Comedy

6.6
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Tracey Ullman's satirical look at life in America today.

Stars: Tracey Ullman, Jennifer Fitzgerald, Jo Ann Harris, Peter Strauss

Votes: 202

26. Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles (2008–2009)

TV-PG | 60 min | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi

7.7
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Set after the events in Terminator 2 (1991), Sarah Connor and her son, John, try to stay under-the-radar from the government, as they plot to destroy the computer network, Skynet, in hopes of preventing Armageddon.

Stars: Lena Headey, Thomas Dekker, Summer Glau, Richard T. Jones

Votes: 53,405

27. Bored to Death (2009–2011)

TV-MA | 28 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery

7.9
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A well-meaning but struggling writer decides to lead a sort of double life by pretending to be a private detective using the methods he read about in old detective novels.

Stars: Jason Schwartzman, Zach Galifianakis, Ted Danson, Heather Burns

Votes: 29,231

28. Caprica (2009–2010)

TV-14 | 60 min | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi

7.1
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Two families, the Graystones and the Adamas, live together on a peaceful planet known as Caprica, where a startling breakthrough in artificial intelligence brings about unforeseen consequences. A spin-off of the Sci Fi Channel series "Battlestar Galactica" set 50 years prior to the events of that show.

Stars: Eric Stoltz, Esai Morales, Paula Malcomson, Alessandra Torresani

Votes: 21,837

29. 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: 21,538

30. United States of Tara (2009–2011)

TV-MA | 30 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.9
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A woman struggles to find a balance between her dissociative identity disorder and raising a dysfunctional family.

Stars: Toni Collette, John Corbett, Rosemarie DeWitt, Keir Gilchrist

Votes: 19,549

31. University of Andy (2009– )

Comedy

8.2
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Stars: Justin Kirk, Kevin Nealon

Votes: 77

32. The Increasingly Poor Decisions of Todd Margaret (2009–2016)

TV-MA | 25 min | Comedy

7.6
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Todd Margaret is an American who takes a job running the London sales team for an energy drink. He has no experience with British culture, knows nothing about sales and has only one employee, Dave.

Stars: Sharon Horgan, Will Arnett, David Cross, Blake Harrison

Votes: 5,570

33. The Suite Life on Deck (2008–2011)

TV-G | 30 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

6.3
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Spin-off of the hit Disney Channel series "The Suite Life of Zack & Cody," in which twin brothers Zack and Cody Martin and hotel heiress London Tipton enroll in a semester-at-sea program aboard a ship called the SS Tipton.

Stars: Dylan Sprouse, Cole Sprouse, Brenda Song, Debby Ryan

Votes: 11,726

34. The Suite Life of Zack and Cody (2005–2008)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family

6.4
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Comedy about identical twins living at the Tipton Hotel with their single mother who is a lounge singer at the hotel.

Stars: Cole Sprouse, Dylan Sprouse, Brenda Song, Ashley Tisdale

Votes: 26,948